My review of Empower Network. Spoiler: It’s a pyramid scheme disguised as blogging!
I’ve always wondered where the ideas for scams originate. I’m curious to know if it is out of a kind of greed for money plus a lack of empathy for fellow human beings, or if it is from a fear of failure combined with a feeling of having no other choice. I wonder if the […]
Let’s just get this part out of the way right now. Yes. Some people make money in direct sales. Yes. Some people get rich doing network marketing. No. Multi-level marketing not illegal. That doesn’t change the fact that MLM, network marketing, direct sales, or whatever you want to call it is a horrible way to […]
There’s a concerning trend that’s starting to emerge at high schools – a game that has all the hallmarks of a pyramid scam. Of course, it’s not really a game at all, but it just ends up being called either a game or The Game. It’s an awful situation because the game targets vulnerable kids. […]
The Ultimate System uses the crowdfunding approach to make the system sound legitimate but in reality what is offered is little more than a pyramid scam. To earn money you donate to people higher up in the chain, while those you recruit and others lower in the chain pay you. It is an ineffective approach and as is always the case with this type of system, only those right at the top actually earn anything.
This is basically a pyramid scheme. You recruit other members into PaysForever and then they recruit and you make money from that lower tier in addition to your own recruits.
MLM and internet marketing are not the same thing. Learn the difference between a pyramid scheme of money changing hands versus legitimate, sustainable (and profitable) business practices on the internet.
If you’re serious about making money online, then you should start your business with a strong, reputable foundation. Plus, you won’t have to sell anything to your friends and family!