Common Deceptions Used to Lure People Into MLMs

Multi-level marketing expert Robert FitzPatrick summarizes the common deceptions used to recruit new marks into MLMs and pyramid schemes. From his paper The Myth of “Income Opportunity” in Multi-Level Marketing: The Lure and the Hook MLM companies divert attention from the flawed business model and the disastrous financial outcome suffered …

Common Misrepresentations by Recruiting MLMs

The lies that multi-level marketing recruiters use to con people into signing up for their scams change little from company to company. Dr. Jon Taylor, a noted expert on MLMs, put together a list of common misrepresentations (found in Chapter 8), and here are some of my favorites. I bet …

Mary Kay Has Never Been Stronger!

Inevitably, at every Mary Kay event, you will be told that things have never been better for the company. The company has never been stronger! This is the greatest [insert event name] ever! How exciting to be a part of this company right now! We’re a part of Mary Kay …