I only made it “Big” for a few months and that by selling my products “On-line” through a store front to people who wanted to buy only the product and not sign up. Obviously, there’s always exceptions, but these flaws apply to most network marketing companies. But I could not imagine alienating or even just annoying friends and family in order to make an extra dollar. Younique blew up in Utah the last few years, cornering the market with cosmetic home parties for women who want empowerment. i kept seeing myself on every paragraph of this piece. They have a patent on blood sugar level reading coming out in q4 2017. I ask because I’m interviewing with them for a corporate marketing job and I don’t have a background in MLM. As one of the top 10 fastest growing MLM’s, ranked on fortune 500, raved about by MLM review sites , all natural weight loss and wellness products, no GMO’s, No gluten etc and 10’s of thousands of glowing testimonials they are hard to overlook. I agree with most of what you posted. It was the only direct selling company to do so. It’s time for the battle of the essential oil selling network marketing companies. Well, if you think you can compete, why haven’t you *started* yet? Feel you there, this list had both MLM/direct sales together. Tupperware in rural America. Do you really want RF to be included in an article that’s basically designed to deter people from being a part of a network marketing company? I believe most of us started out trying to help ourselves and our families. Thanks for all the research and blessings! 19k+ Facebook shares and over 1 million views – thanks for the love! Jeunesse Global is an amazing company, thank you for the nice comments. My question: what is the better way? I’d be interested in seeing how they stack up. Used for wellness, cleaning and beauty, essential oils are natural, have few side effects, and hundreds of home applications. Can this business model works in Singapore? Appreciate the hard work studying this… Im apart of the #1 company on there Advocare… have been for 7 years and one of the higher paid single guys in the nation… I just have to disagree with “over priced Products” comment. People spend $750 and get some business cards then do nothing and blame MLM. Yes, of course! It has become one of the largest catalog and online wellness retailers in North America. It’s what they put into it (business wise not monetary) The company also operates in Japan. Why does it seem so hard to sell? First and foremost .. for your time. With revenues of more than $2.2 billion in 2016, the company made it to the 10th spot on the Global 100. And do work. Would you provide your thoughts, synopsis, and ranking of Team National? They donate lots of money to charity, but they’ve had their fair share of scandal and affairs so it’s hard to say what their image is these days. Hi, I enjoyed your article and agree completely. Just curious. Almost every MLM has to go through this cycle.  Please contact me if you have any questions or would like more info. It also has more than 23 million customers and nearly half a million consultants. That’s where our training has helped 1,000+ people. In India if you want to start a business or want to join a company you need to be familiar with Pan ( Permanent Account Number ) which gives individual the approval from government authorities to do financial transactions, Pan Card is the laminated plastic card consist of ten digit numbers which is allocated to pan card applicant. Although younger than Young Living, doTERRA has more distributors (3 million as of June 2016). The First Direct selling company. Interesting list. You forgot Lula Roe! Who is paying $25 a month for a downline builder to promote a pyramid scheme that has collapsed? The year before, it had inked a deal with Cambridge University in the UK. Yeah, something like electricity is more rational for sure. Building an army shouldn’t be a priority. I’m a doTERRA gal. But, when you see such great results you can’t help but tell people. I found a team that trains people to be some network marketing professionals, and really the math is simple and anyone can make residual income if they do it correctly. It takes work, dedication and hustle in order to never have to hustle again. . Thanks for the feedback – retention rate would be a good metric to dial in on. Another winning product line here. By transferring that job to a distributor, a company saves an average of $1,200 annually per employee (14). I agree with the marketing and younger generation comments. Lost my several hundred thousand dollar build-out. My wife and I are with It Works Global (She started it and I came on board later). Okay, I just put my tea down and left the Buddha bar, no more conscious rants, I promise lol. Just a website! First, we have doTERRA, which first had revenues of $1 billion in 2015. The Berkshire-Hathaway entity was recently profiled for revenue declines and job layoffs (7). If that being the case, how is an MLM product overpriced an equivalent sold on shelves? Roden and Fields, shakeology, some girl I went to high school with is now trying to get me to buy leggins from her. doTERRA has been cult in Utah for some time, (33% of the consumers in the Rocky Mountain region) but now people all over the world are becoming strangely passionate about using essential oils. I just posted about the same thing sorry I missed this one. I even changed teams to find the right mentor and coaching when I knew I was struggling. -i didn’t believe in the product. Capitalizing on millennials who love going “all-natural”, doTERRA is buzzing from church parking lots to your married, twenty-something sisters Instagram feed. 5yrs later I’m at a healthy 5 figure monthly income because I believed in the product & had met some successful MLM’ers that looked like normal people (no gold chains around the neck). I like the idea of seed nutrition, and the product seems to work well. I currently work with an MLM and love it, but I definitely can see why MLM’s would have flaws. I can’t remember even 1 of my former bosses sitting down with me to chart a plan to bring me up to their level or even to take their current spot on the corp ladder – too much insecurity in that world & after all only 1 person makes it to the top of that pyramid. I really want to help you. If 18,000,000 Americans consider MLM their careers, yet only 0.3% actually succeed beyond average corporate America wages, do people realize that means there are barely more than 50,000 Americans “living the MLM dream” and almost 17,950,000 who just help the 50,000? Unless I’m asking for “help” or an “opportunity” I wish people would assume that I don’t need and am not interested in one! I do love your response to people who don’t comment with respect. It’s opposite of most. I can’t say I’m passionate about MLM, more passionate about teaching people a way for passive income (that’s not MLM). Sad. It’s my competitive nature to want to out rank others, so I find it to be more of a personal challenge than thinking I’m going to get rich and stay rich. They were super hot, but they’ve cooled off. You don’t work you don’t get paid. But it is very doable. Though I am all fired up and have a decent amount of knowledge about the industry I am confused which company to join as I reside in India? It also offers broadband and mobile services. The industry is flawed. Yes! One thing I do know: I’ve never met anyone under 30 who promotes Nu Skin, and I lived down the street from them for 5 years. Keep trucking and I hope your business does well! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. A nasty lawsuit seemed to divide the company (1), but they’re still hanging around as one of the better skin care options in network marketing. Those people will fail every time when they listen to such lies. Although that number is a decline of 7 percent from the previous year, it still landed the company in the number two spot on the Global 100 list. It’s one business model. Just because you haven’t met them doesn’t mean they aren’t out there. Infinitus markets and sells 89 health products under a variety of different labels. Good insights to know about these companies which most consumers have totally no idea about. We can spend our lives blaming they systems or we can just own ourselves and be grateful for whatever we’ve learned from, and created out of each opportunity presented to us. Thanks Lexi! He said Doterra is the best oils company and his top MLM pick for 2017. Still, they’re not as hot as they were 5 years ago, and it’s tough to say if they’ll be on this list 5 years from now. Comments like these remind me of rants about presidential elections from people who are entirely clueless about the platforms of any of the candidates, save what they see in their friends’ Facebook feeds. You seem like a sharp guy but your numbers are way off Amway has been the Leader in revenue for years and worldwide dream builders has been around for four decades. I was wondering what your thoughts were about these companies. Indeed, it highlights the sustainability problem – where do you get your leads if you’re not a big blogger? Think about it, if you pay a mil or two for a Macca’s franchise you are going to commit a lot more than spending $150 on a mlm kit, am I right ?!?! The company states that it offers a “Satisfaction or Money Back Guarantee”. Your listing will be included on any of these sites for which it is a good fit, giving you the opportunity to acquire high quality web traffic and sales leads from the leading online destinations for business software buyers. I to am with dōTERRA which is such a product driven company that 80% of wholesale customers are just customers because the products work. I do agree with the findings though. Still, they’re one of hundreds that post up in Utah as “wellness MLM” and its hard to stand out. Thanks. Pampered Chef products were made to be sold at home parties and thats why this company is still putting up numbers. You see, there is a difference in selling a product to a customer and telling a person they can “get rich quick” and do nothing to get there. Jeremy I enjoy your articles and find with actual training from leaders and coaches One can go far. I’ve been with an mlm for two years. In 2016, Mary Kay Cosmetics had revenues of $3.5 billion. Although, I can’t say I promote the industry – just cover it. only the $$$ aspect. Still, you’d think more MLMs would catch on to Instagram-centric campaigns. Tacky or not, it seems to be working. Kidding, kind of. That’s not networking. They say their social retailing model is new and unique to them. I have only had success using Instagram and Facebook. – CLINICAL skincare. My website link will get you in for free to look around. As of 2016, the company had about 2 million distributors. As for the product you promote.. you choose something you like. Required fields are marked *. When you peddle (and become a disciple) of someone elses product and dream, are you really an entrepreneur though? I am new to understanding all about MLMs Easy, I don’t think it changes the strategy much if you’re MLM or direct sales if you’re in the game to make some money. http://www.melaleuca.com/contentimages/WebContent/bcDoc/BusinessBuilders_CompensationPlan_enUs.pdf, I won’t talk bad about Melaleuca products, to answer your question about it being an MLM, I will say that if the business model and comp plan is based on recruiting and you don’t make money when you use the detergent or skin cream or from drinking the shake, then… It’s an MLM. They think this life event of reaching a certain income level is “it”. Each event we host regularly ends with most if not all attendees becoming a preferred client for $20 joining fee for the first year and a $15 renewal every year with no monthly expectation and a guaranteed minimum of 20% off of all stock at all times and 40% off of all packages at all times. We could spend months trying to discover why people fail in their marriages, school, jobs, etc. Your own answers can be found in Part 2 of this post: http://MultipleStreams.com/mlm. Think they’re huge. World Ventures is also very up front with an Income Declosure Statement given to each prospect who may be interested in the business side. I don’t care where doTERRA in ranked. Advocare has numerous people making a great profit and even more just enjoying a product they would pay double what they do for to feel the way they do. I don’t see their products as overpriced. Only if they do not want to commit to the minimum monthly requirement for Preferred Customers.) Thanks for sharing! If I find a product I like and would use anyway why not? I’m guessing we will be listed higher then #3 for 2016 with over 3 Billion in cumulative sales now. Also advocare just settled a 2 mil lawsuit due to improper MLM system. I’d recommend looking at retention as well sometime. WGN is blazing hot and they’re cashing in on the wearables trend. And that is why doTERRA is the #1 EO company and why Young Living is not. Their latest release is a health-tracking and disease-monitoring wristband called HELO. Awesome. Think (hope) he is doing better now. It sounds appealing however there are many many . Really like what you’re doing for the industry as a whole. Who knows . It’s important to consider these factors and others when joining a company so that you don’t just jump into it because of hype. “Disciples” is the perfect word. In all actuality ssigning everyone up as an associate is against the rules and a big no no. Having customers benefits everyone and in most business models like the one I’m with I make more commission off customers than associates that aren’t working. I’m all for empowering people, and I love the idea of earning an additional income to take care of your family or yourself. But it still took the number one spot on Direct Selling News’ Global 100 list. I’m a business growth coach who works with small business owners and often leaders from other MLM’s. Lesson: Always re-create yourself. It’s not like that could go out of style or that once you buy it you don’t need it again or that your monthly supply is too much and you’re going to stop the monthly subscriptions. They are fairly new and have a rapid growth and sales rate. I have experienced more than a product, I have been able to share the gift of health and the gift of the business itself. Considering their products are botanically based with an ingredient policy that prohibits many of the chemicals and fillers Mary Kay and Avon still use in their own products, I’d say they’ve established a business for men and woman who are truly serious about the health of their skin, not just the evenness of their complexion. It is hard work & not a get rich industry. Hey Jeremy I was wondering if you offered any type of banner ad space on your website. The start up cost is only $34.95. Yeah, that’s cool it’s worked for you in a word-of-mouth marketing way…however, that’s usually a tough sustainable model…consistently relying on your warm market. I’d say evil is a little extreme, but flawed – yes – the industry is flawed for sure. Along with its headquarters in China, Infinitus operates in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan. After bothering old friends and family unsuccessfully I got out. The reason I started was because of health issues that led me to the oils. There is nothing new about people failing; yes, they fail – at lots of things. awesome article. Looking back we would have looked seriously at the industry much earlier. And if it’s not for you, cool. Telecom Plus has 600,00 members and provides services to 2.3 million, an increase of nearly 5 percent. After almost 20 years of business experience (corporate sales & real estate), I can proudly say that I’ve never worked in such an edifying & encouraging environment. As a business owner and entrepreneur, there is often a lot of noise from many sources about what is the best way to grow and be of importance. This blog does over 100,000 visitors a month – an audience I’d never have if I blogged about “what I promoted”. In 2016, its top 10 markets were the US, China, Hong Kong, Russia, India, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, and Japan. You just summarized multi-level marketing in one sentence. Founded in 1978, they’ve made the Forbes 400, the Inc 500 and $2.6 billion in revenue. Probably top 3. I was curious what you thought of the MLM company Plexus Worldwide. I’ll take another look. many lead generators out there, some that are well established (and very good at what they do) and so my question is why would I pay you to train me for 5 weeks and think I could compete (let alone generate income) in the short period you mention? Thank you for sharing your perspective on the Direct Sales/MLM companies. Curious to know what you think about Market America, as they often get jumbled into the MLM category, even though they are not (there are no levels). Wish you continued success, Erica. It’s not a scam. I joined in the mid-90’s under a Dr that paid my way. According to a company fact sheet, more than 6 million people sell Avon products in about 70 countries. Herbalife’s lawsuit highlighted the over-priced products (i’d have to Google it). The mentoring available & the personal development which happens in this environment is incredible! I welcome your comments or advice. True story. So now I sell them. I thought this article was fantastic. For a few of the companies who have gone public with their new stats, we’ve included that in their descriptions. It has the best leadership (in my opinion) and they properly train their agents. A recent third-party survey (13) said 9 out 10 people that live in the Eastern USA have never heard of “doTERRA”. But please do a little research before you blanket insult an entire industry or business model. Website Design & Graphic Design Projects for ₹1000 - ₹150000. So it is not the cost; but the business set-up (packaging, presentation, etc.). Thank you for your article. Melaleuca is a Consumer direct Manufacturer that sells to the public the products that THEY THEMSELVES make. Not to get super “out there” (I just read Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth) but so many people chase income goals, business goals, etc and they fail to embrace (and stay present) with the journey at hand. I learned seo and blogging, failed at that. But without it, many fail. I think you missed one: I am an independent agent of Plexus Worldwide. being an ‘older’ lady here in the north of England doesn’t bode well for conventional job hunting in the current economic climate so some serious thinking needed on my part and QUICKLY lol. That screams longevity over the other hundreds of other “full service wellness” companies. It has helped me have another look at my goals and how to continue focusing on what I love to do. Great article!!! I’d appreciate your input on it? For example, in 2015, there were 625,496 consultants. Herbalife is massive. Top 5 in revenue? Any who, thanks for the tips! And encourage affiliates to spend up to $25k on programs, masterminds and digital retreats? What a curious run they’ve had. Have you bothered to take a look at the compensation plan??? I think it’s safe to say if you do another article like this you would do your readers a great service by checking Plexus out. Amway offers well over 450 high-quality products for categories like Nutrition, Beauty, Home Care, and Energy + … Like Ambit Energy, it uses an MLM model to sell electricity and gas service. If you find something you’re passionate about then go for it. BBB Business Reviews : But comparing to an equivalent product sold on retail front, there are monies spent on national advertising, branding campaigns, celebrity endorsements, other costs in supply chain, say supermarket stocking cost which I thought might be no less than the MLM commission. I’d love to read your thoughts. Mary Kay has consistently landed on many of Forbes’ lists of top companies and employers. Everything must run its course lol. And they’re not merely “hanging on”, either. Yes, people with biases tend to publicize information that says the product they secretly dislike outranks one they actually do like. It’s funny how people get so wrapped up in terminology. What makes a company one of the biggest MLM companies in 2020? I was a representative for a year and failed just like everyone else around me in that company. Thank you for your honesty! ACN has had a good run, but their future doesn’t look pretty: trends.embed.renderExploreWidget("TIMESERIES", {"comparisonItem":[{"keyword":"acn","geo":"","time":"all"}],"category":0,"property":""}, {}); Something like long distance phone service right? Keep up the great work and I hope to see my company on your 2017 list. Good news for distributors: Derek Maxfield and the leadership is still in tact, and the social-media driven cosmetics company is still thriving with their $19 lipsticks and $39 moisturizers. Description Also of the top 5 businesses none has grossed more then Mary Kay, avon, or amway which are generally considered your direct sales power houses. In 2015, Jeunesse celebrated $1 billion in sales for the first time, making it one of the fastest growing network marketing companies. Jesus. Maybe I am wrong to think that way. Just curious since they seem to be so popular with everyone and consultants are everywhere. Required fields are marked *. There is “no end”. Thank you for sharing objectively. The company is present across 6 continents, in 100 countries, 17,000 employees, 1000 scientists, and engineers for Research & Development. FLP may not be the wealthiest MLM on this list, but they deserve a spot because of their long-term dedication to the aloe vera plant and products made from it. Great feed thanks Jeremy. Where are you at in Panama? We sell all natural health and weight loss supplements, including our signature product, Plexus Slim aka The Pink Drink. 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