Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Ways to NOT market your network marketing opportunity

If you have been involved with network marketing also sometimes called MLM opportunities then you know that the big part of the business is getting people to sign up under you to make money. There are people out there who are into MLM's and looking for an opportunity to make a decent income from home. These people who know what network marketing is about also are aware that their are risks involved especially since its 100% commission based. Its fine to market to those people who are looking for something like that. However, when someone is not looking for something like that and you try to talk them into it, that is a problem.

When you start off with an MLM company you will hear that posting the opportunity on Craigslist is the best way to get leads. The only way to get an MLM opportunity on Craigslist is to be deceptive since Craigslist does not allow MLM opportunities on their job section. Since you are posting an ad that makes it sound like you have a regular paying job available the people that contact you are no way considered "leads". In fact when you speak to someone who contacts you and when they find out that its a 100% commission opportunity AND that most of the time you need to pay to join an MLM they want no part of it. People go on Craigslist to find a job, not an online business opportunity.

I was with a network marketing company for a while that you had to sign up for a trial offer to join. This company taught you how to post ad's on Craigslist and to use several different emails so you could essentially "flood" Craigslist with all your job ads. Craigslist has gotten smarter over the years so most of the time if you post an opportunity like that it will either be flagged or you will be ghosted which is when your post never shows up. They also taught you to get the people who contacted you for an "orientation" this is when you tell the person on the line step by step on how to get started. This makes it look like this is in fact a real work at home job. Then as the person is in the process of signing up you then let them know that they need to sign up for a trial offer by entering your credit card information in order to get this position. This is when someone who is on their game will hang up the phone. Others will get caught up in the moment and sign up for something thinking that this will be the key to them making money.

I never marketed it this way because I did not believe in scamming people. I am not going to get someone on the phone and "interview" them and then sign them up for an "orientation". I quoted both of those words because that's not what it is at all. What they consider an orientation is closing someone, getting them to sign up for a trial offer with their credit card information. This is not the way I prefer to do business. Morally and ethically it is wrong. No matter what anyone says!

Another way that these MLM coaches try and get you to have people sign up is by contacting them on social media. I had someone contact me on Twitter about a picture I posted. This had nothing to do with work at home opportunities or jobs. I started talking to them on the phone and they started pitching me some stupid MLM opportunity. That really pissed me off. Don't pretend to be someones friend just so you can make a buck off of them. People who do this stuff will say that it isn't selling them, its helping them find a good money making opportunity. This statement is a lie and they know it. A good sales person does not need to lie. 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Congratulation from Facebook Team (419 scam)

SERIAL NUMBER: 99352748-2015

The Entire Facebook team are very happy to inform you that your name appear on the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY and we are giving out the total sum of US$950,000.00 (Nine HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) which is what you have just won.

Your name was selected in a raffle that was made for the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY for the year 2015 with the lucky number (FB-225-7736) so we need your fast response so that we can proceed with the claim process of your winnings.

Your name was selected by Mr Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook (Founder & amp Chief Executive Officer ). The promotion was made to make all Facebook users to benefit from the profit the company made while they use Facebook.

Facebook is the first and ever largest means of meeting both old and new friends.

The promo was done to serve as a means of appreciation to visitors on our site and also to help people to fight off poverty and to maintain a good standard of living.

Kindly contact Mr. Thomas Charlse the General secretary of the FACEBOOK TEAM and appointed as your claims officer via this email (facebookclaimsdeptt58@hotmail.com) immediately with the following information about you below:

Full Name:
Residential Address:
Private Mobile Number:
Marital Status:
Zip/Postal Code:

As soon as he gets your email with all the information stated above he will tell you on what next to do as regards the claiming and receiving of your winnings of US$950,000.00.

Thank you and More Congratulations.

Agent Name: Thomas Charlse for CDAA

Get some Zero paid Gear FBI SCAM PROTECTED

Note: For security reasons and due to the mix-up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this notification strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by non-participants of this program. BE WARNED"

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Phony Job Offer

Not nearly as detailed as the last "job" offer. This email came from myichan@cty-net.ne.jp with a reply-to address of marvinmcintyre38@gmail.com.

We have assessed your resume and would like to present to you a job opportunity in clerical and administrative services at Genius Parcel Zoom Ltd. The ideal candidate must possess outstanding communication skills, be attentive to details, and deadline oriented.  Genius Parcel Zoom Ltd. Int. we offer a motivating working environment. The position  provides an attractive performance related commission as well as a base salary and the feedback of our global experts at all times. No direct sales involved, no fees required at any stage of working process. Flexible working hours, part time and full time available. If you are attracted to joining a group where input matters, please respond and we will send you further details on this opportunity. Best regards,   Genius Parcel Zoom Ltd. Group

Phony Job Offer

This is a phony job offer that is sent out to random emails. You will never be offered a job by a legit company out of the blue like this.  I haven't even applied for anything. This "job" is going into involve scamming you and scamming others.Email address associated with this is from haru_rain36258@yahoo.co.jp with a reply-to address of klimovichhelen@gmail.com.

Dear Job Seeker,

Company: PA Consulting Group
Job state: 10+ states
Job type: full time position
Position title: Senior Project Consultant
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000 per annum
Job Offer Available: August 05, 2015 - August 22, 2015
Requisition #: PM654

We are a consulting company with regional offices in 15 countries, 500 professionals and over 2000 customers.
Since 1991 our team has been navigating clients in the area of process, strategy, business technology  and strategic human capital.
As a general management consulting firm, we are able to assist customers across these areas in a professional fashion - from formulation to completion.

We require that our consultants have solid communication and verbal skills, and an understanding of types of projects we manage and project management and consulting processes.
The consultant will be a project leader working in a fast-paced environment utilizing both internal and remote project resources, accountable for customer interface as well as execution proficiency.

- Experience 2+ years in project management is preferred
- Ability to manage multiple project- planning, task delegation and prioritization
- Proven track record of driving results and taking ownership
- Ability to work in often-changing environment
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
- Experience with using Microsoft Office Suite

For more information, please reply with your resume.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Approved Order of Payment- 419 Scam

Mamman Kontagora House
23A, Marina Street.
P. M. B. 12881, Lagos.
Tel: +234 805-161-2219.
Email: frankchidiebube01@yahoo.com

Attention Beneficiary,

I am Mr. Frank Chidiebube, the Director of inheritance / contract claims
investigation at the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
We have currently been investigating your claim under the auspices of the
Joint Regulatory Commission of the Presidency and NDIC. Incidentally, we
have discovered during the course of the investigation that the agencies that were
responsible for your claim settlement have lost credibility.

This is because the credit facility extended to them for the said payment has
since expired, and as a result of that, they are unable to offset your fund.

They have resorted to charging you all forms of fees and advance payments to no

NDIC, being the agency responsible for underwriting the guarantee for your claim
has therefore, called for the re-transmittal of your funds from offshore
credit. Under the Joint Regulatory Commission, we have appointed a sole
fiduciary agent that will handle the transfer of your funds through a
direct wire transfer option to your bank account as you may nominate.
By this arrangement, you are not required to travel to anywhere outside your
country before your funds reach your account.

Your funds originated from a legitimate claim here. It is not possible for
you to be paid from anywhere else outside here. You must therefore, stop
your contact with those people claiming to have access to your funds
with immediate effect.

We are working under the auspices of the Joint Regulatory Commission, and we
intend to speed up the process of your claim settlement.

Call me immediately on my direct telephone: +234 805-161-2219 , so that we can
discuss the details of the direct wire transfer arrangement.

Yours faithfully,
Frank Chidiebube