Inside the government plans to shutdown the direct sales industry: Vemma is only the begining

The Arizona direct sales company Vemma was recently hit by the FTC and virtually shut down without a judge, jury or trial.  The income of thousands, including single mothers, housewives, young businessmen, retirees and disable veterans has been instantly blocked by the government agency.  Nobody will be paid, no matter what they have sold orContinue reading “Inside the government plans to shutdown the direct sales industry: Vemma is only the begining”

Bombshell: Charlie Marsh’s forgotten daughter

Today I received a bombshell.  Charlie Marsh, the networking – MLM  legend who is credited by some as the grandfather of system building, the upline to Dexter Yager, may have had a daughter out of wedlock.  And she is seeking reconciliation with the family she never knew. Here is the post:  How the Amway ToolContinue reading “Bombshell: Charlie Marsh’s forgotten daughter”

Bill Britt: Amway Legend

     Bill Britt, one of the most successful MLM businessmen in history and the man who built one of the world’s largest direct sales networks, died this week of heart failure.  He was 81 years old.  There will be a funeral service held in LaGrange, North Carolina and a memorial service next week inContinue reading “Bill Britt: Amway Legend”

Amway Diamonds and their “tools”

After all these months I am still responding to the points that Tex has been making. This is my last post on this subject, before moving on. I haven’t been arguing with Tex, although he may think that, I am just offering explanations about how it happened. Actually, I agree with most of what heContinue reading “Amway Diamonds and their “tools””

Tools or products?

As to the whole networking issue of selling products or tools, which refers to the CD’s and books? The answer is that a good network needs both. While there are some companies that boast a good payout on product sales, their leaders will not retain their networks if they have no system in place, noContinue reading “Tools or products?”

How the Amway tools became a big business

If you are new to this series, start at the beginning, Doug Wead Amway Adventure or otherwise it will not make sense. And the follow each successive post. As many of you know, I am retired from Amway now, but my experience was a fond one and I am trying to share what I learnedContinue reading “How the Amway tools became a big business”

Amway in the UK

Apparently, some of my facts were wrong when I referred to the Amway – UK thingy.  Here is a correspondent offering a correction.  Meanwhile, I will truck on with this series and get into some of the delicious negative that will delight some of you. This from Ibofightback Doug, Enjoying your posts and looking forwardContinue reading “Amway in the UK”

How the Amway tool business began?

Okay, by popular demand, or I should say, because Tex wants me to take on this subject, here is part one in a series on the famous “tool business.” Are there abuses and controversy? Obviously so, as online debate shows. But I am going to take this one step at a time. You cannot understandContinue reading “How the Amway tool business began?”

Glenn Hauman and lies on the internet

Glenn Hauman and lies on the internet. The internet, like the playground in grade school, is full of bullies and if a teacher is not looking, they will hurt you for no other reason than that they can. There is the famous story of John Seigenthaler, who woke up one morning to find an entryContinue reading “Glenn Hauman and lies on the internet”

Are MLM’s evil?

  This is part of an ongoing series on network marketing that will hopefully, eventually, cover everything and cover it as fairly as I can. If you missed the beginning seeDoug Wead, Amway Adventure. So are MLM’s evil?  The short answer to the question is “no.” People can be evil and their motives can beContinue reading “Are MLM’s evil?”