Multilevel Marketing: You make More Money by Staying Away

Recently an old friend tried to sell me a unique business opportunity, like once in a lifetime opportunity by making me a member of Amway. For those of who don’t know Amway, it’s a multilevel marketing (MLM) company, dealing in dietary supplements.

What is Multilevel Marketing?

Multi-level marketing is a strategy that some direct sales companies use to encourage their existing distributors to recruit new distributors by paying the existing distributors a percentage of their recruits’ sales; the recruits are known as a distributor’s “downline.” All distributors also make money through direct sales of products to customers. (Investopedia)

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