Numbers Don’t Lie in Mary Kay

Written by JTA How many times have we heard that the numbers don’t lie? Well, the numbers are precisely what caused me to become disillusioned about this “business” and this company. A person in their right mind would not be able to look at the numbers I see and continue …

People May Disappoint You But Numbers Never Lie

Mary Kay sales directors tell their consultants to work the numbers. They say that people may disappoint you, but numbers never lie. There is a method to the madness, and they know that if you pester enough people to come to a party, sign up to be a consultant, buy …

Who Profits in MLM?

Jon Taylor was a well-known researcher of multi-level marketing. One of his studies involved a telephone survey of over 200 tax preparers in Idaho and Utah. He wrote about his experience: A manager of H&R Block in northern Utah, told me that during his 25 years of doing over 12,000 …

When Mary Kay Doesn’t Pay the Bills

Written by PinkPeace How do we get into so much debt in Mary Kay? Honestly, it’s not even so much the business expenses themselves, although they can be a bear. We have real-life bills to pay, but our Mary Kay income doesn’t begin to cover them. But if you’ve quit …

Proof That 99% Lose Money in MLMs

Robert FitzPatrick of Pyramid Scheme Alert has conducted extensive research on multi-level marketing companies (MLMs). The research can be difficult with companies like Mary Kay, which are privately owned and therefore don’t release hardly any information about the dismal earnings of the sales force. (Who would want to admit the …

Market Saturation and Mary Kay

A common question about Mary Kay Cosmetics is, “Is the market saturated?” Here we explore the real market for the products and whether or not Mary Kay is a viable business opportunity. I submit that yes, the market is saturated with Mary Kay Cosmetics, and the chances of making a …