Many people would like to earn extra money at the moment, and a recently advertised option, on Australian TV, shows a company using the IncomeAtHome.com name which directs to a website called theonlinebusiness.com
The website states that people can earn A$3,000 in 6 weeks, and that it is a “A+ Better Business Bureau” rated business.
The Business Opportunity presented is an online method of operating an Herbalife International.
The Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.org/) is a US and Canadian organisation
You can check the BBB rating for Herbalife at: http://www.bbb.org/us/Find-Business-Reviews/name/herbalife/
The typical income that can actually be earned is shown on The Online Business website at: http://www.theonlinebusiness.com/previewms.php?p=popup9203&9203-popup=2088
This webpage quoted:
The annual gross compensation paid by Herbalife to all Leaders during 2010 averaged $2,700.
These leaders included Supervisors on an average of $812 per year, up to the Presidents team on $487,000 per year.
Note that the above $812, or about $16 pw, is the average for the base level Herbalife Supervisors.
They do NOT quote income figures from the majority of their salespeople, as far as I could find, on their website on 29th August 2011.
My guess is that if you want to earn $5 to $15 per week extra, by selling herbalife, then this is a pretty common business, with many people having done it before.
But to make real money from it, ie about $50 per week, you need to have a decent sized team of sellers below you.
The figures on their website, when looked at correctly show:
25% of Distributors reach the rank of Supervisor or above.
31.3% of these, or 7.8% of all distributors earned $812 per year.
Based on that, the remaining 92.2% of all distributors earn LESS than $15 per week.
If you are an average Herbalife Distributor, you may therefore earn up to about $15 per week, but probably less.
However, if you are well suited to this business, you could become one of the World Team leaders at about $100 pw, in the top 1.5% of all distributors.
This brings us back to the quoted “A$3,000 in 6 weeks” or $500 per week.
To be in that income level you need to be in the GET group, one step down from the Millionaire Team. Less than 1 in every 100 reach that GET level.
For some people this can be, and is, a good investment, but look carefully and make sure YOU are the right type of person to make money from this.
Herbalife has about 2.1 million independent Distributors in 74 countries. http://www.herbalife.com/global
$1.96b was paid out in Distributor Allowances (commissions) during 2010, which averages about $937 per year for each of the 2.1 million Herbalife Distributors.
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