5 min 43 sec

Q&A: What do you think about multi-level marketing?

Dun dun dun … a listener asks a question that’s sure to generate a flood of emails in my inbox. Her cousin is into MLM and wants her to join his network—should she?

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Is muti-level marketing (MLM) a legit side hustle? #askingforafriend

Notes from Chris

Episode 1197
I’m so excited because I’m going to hear from some upset people with this question and answer. About once or twice a year I talk about this subject and the feedback I get is always so interesting.

The subject is … multi-level marketing, also known as MLM or network marketing. (Also known as a pyramid scheme, but we’re getting ahead of things.)

What’s funny is the ratio of emails I receive. But let’s not prejudge the question. A lot of people do wonder about this topic, so I’m grateful to today’s caller for bringing it up.

"I haven't landed on a side hustle idea yet and I'm wondering what you think about multi-level marketing. My cousin is really into MLM. He was over at our house recently and asked if he could tell us more about an exciting opportunity. I'm skeptical, but I don't want to miss out. What should I tell him? I already told him I listened to you. Thanks. I look forward to hearing from you."

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