Ten Big Lies of MLM

More than ten years ago, Robert FitzPatrick wrote “The 10 Big Lies of Multi-Level Marketing.” Robert has studied MLMs and pyramid schemes for decades and is the author of the book False Profits and the head of Pyramid Scheme Alert. His 10 big lies about MLM are just as valid …

But MLM is Legal!

Pink Truth Critics and other pro-MLM zealots often cite the “legality” of MLM in support of their arguments. But it’s legal! If there was anything wrong with it, our government would have shut them down! There is a difference between illegal pyramid schemes and MLM, which is legal! There is …

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to everyone, and best wishes for whatever holiday you celebrate at this time of the year. We’ll be back the day after Christmas. In the meantime, please enjoy some of these previously published articles: For New Mary Kay Consultants LuLaRoe Scam Review: A Bad “Business” for Women The …

The Myth of “Product Sales” in MLM

A common tactic of multi-level marketing companies is hiding behind “product sales,” convincing potential recruits that significant retailing of products occurs, while in reality money is made from recruiting new marks. Sure, some products are retailed to third party customers (rather than just distributors making purchases). But the amount of …