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Happy Friday: Results

September 26, 2008

It’s Happy Friday again! As you prepare for your weekly team meeting, I ask the following question. Feel free to respond below in the comments section.

IBOs are quick to point out that Amway is ranked way up there in certain product segments. For instance, a commenter recently pointed out that XS Energy was the #2 selling energy drink in North America. I’ve read that Artistry is one of the top-five selling prestige brand of skin care and cosmetics. I’ve seen the ads with medal-winning athletes promoting Nutrilite.

This is all fine and dandy, but my question focuses on you the IBO.

What have your sales been like this past week? This past month?

You can have the best marketing and promotion in the world, but if you are not selling and moving products for your business, you’re wasting your time.

Selling products to retail customers is the fastest way to earn profit. It’s also lends itself to duplication, since everyone is familiar with the concept. I was taught heavily to buy from myself and teach others to do the same, which encourages lack of profitability and more profits for your upline kingpins. If I were an IBO today, I would focus more on selling products than buying products for myself. Yes, you have to know your products, but that doesn’t mean buying 100-300 personal PV of Nutrilite, XS, and Artistry for yourself each and every month!

I’ve been writing Happy Friday posts for the past couple of months now. How has your business developed over those same months? Are you going upwards in profits or downwards in losses? If the losses are mounting, how much longer until you decide that the business is not working for you? There are plenty of other opportunities out there; Amway, despite what you upline may tell you, is not the only way. Remember, the name of the company is not Onlyway!

5 Comments leave one →
  1. September 26, 2008 8:20 am

    Where do the rules state much more volume should come from customer sales than IBO self consumption?

  2. Joecool permalink
    September 26, 2008 10:02 am

    Yex you moron, go read the 1979 FTC ruling. I thought tex was banned? LOL

    Regardingall these hyped up claims about athletes, etc. Even if Asafa Powell won 12 gold medals at the 2008 Olympics (he didn’t), how would that help me convince people that they should buy a $78 month supply of double x?

    I wonder if these accomplishments even made a dent in double x sales to non IBOs? I doubt it.

  3. September 26, 2008 10:04 am

    As long as Tex doesn’t monopolize the conversation like he done on this site and other sites, his comments will be approved.

    I speak for many people that it’s good business practice to sell more than you purchase for yourself. Call is a common business sense rule!

  4. September 26, 2008 10:05 am

    Tex – You haven’t answered the question in my post. How have your sales been this past month?

  5. September 27, 2008 6:45 am


    1979? That was almost 30 YEARS ago. Businesses, laws, and regulations change over 30 year periods, jc. One of us is a MORON, and it isn’t “Yex”, jc. Look in a mirror. I don’t sell Double X for $78/month, and the athletes aren’t hired to convince the prospect they too can set a world track record, but to bring enough interest to the product so the person stays engaged enough to learn about the quality and benefits in Double X, just like every other company does when they pay well known people to promote their products. You are so anti-Amway you are a dope. You should be banned for being STUPID. I wonder if your thoughts even make a dent in the discussion. I doubt it.


    In other words, there is no rule to sell more than you consume. Who gives a rip what you or “many people” think. You’re as lost as jc.

    I answered the previous question, go look it up.

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