You know that I always warn against get-rich-quick schemes and photoshopped “proof”. Most of the time there is no way you can actually emulate the success of what those “wealth attraction” gurus are teaching. To get the results they do, you would need their lists, membership sites, and connections.
MLM can be worse. I watched firsthand as a couple I knew worked every spare minute on first Amway and then Quixtar. He was head of IT at a community college and she left a professional position to do MLM full time.
They bought every tape and gave presentations most evenings and weekends. In spite of that, they could not get to a level where they could really make money. They went Platinum a few months, but could not stay there.
If two educated professionals working that hard couldn’t make it in
Amway / Quixtar I’m convinced it won’t work for almost anyone.
Because of that experience, I went looking for statistics on MLMs. According to MLMtheTruth.com, the odds of making money are .01%. See the table below and before joining any MLM visit that site by clicking on the image below.
You can see that I don’t recommend MLMs and I tune out gurus who sell what you can’t ever do. So when Brad Campbell contacted me about raising awareness for his LazyMLM.com site I had a negative opinion going in – especially when I realized he was promoting Empower Network.
That Dave Wood, the co-founder of Empower Network, spams this and many other bloggers I know didn’t help. But his co-founder Dave Sharpe seems like a sharp guy, and they are teaching what is needed to do marketing online. So I started researching.
Brad can afford to hire not only me, but also my collaborators Alaina Frederick (to do social media) and Mary Green (focusing on writing) because he actually did make over $30,000 last month primarily from Empower Network.
He has already one newbie who didn’t even know what a backlink
was join under him who made $5000 his first month.
Amounts like that get your attention. So I watched the video with the really long explanation of how the Empower Network compensation plan works – and now I know why some can make so much money so fast. Brad explains in that “what rocks” and “what sucks” about how payouts work.
The reason I agreed to work with Brad is because I believe that IF you are willing to do the work you, too, can make money joining under Brad. Here’s why:
- While his primary income is Empower Network, he diversifies – and will teach you how to do it, too. He shares what is making him money – and what to avoid.
- Empower Network is profitable for him and those under him.
- If you can only afford to join at the $25/mo level you are not going to be making 5 figures right away. It will take MUCH longer. But you can start for that little and then use the income from it to go to each succeeding level.
- You can use what you learn to sell anything.
- Those who can go “all-in” as they call it can make large amounts quickly – especially with Brad’s assistance.
If you are one of my regular readers or collaborators, the odds are that you already know something about SEO, blogging, and writing. If you do, you have a leg up in this business.
If you don’t, but are sharp and willing to work hard at first – no problem – because that is what Empower Network is about: learning to use blogs and the Internet to generate an income.
So should you join? Not until you do your due diligence. Let’s start with negative reviews from people we know and trust.
Negative Reviews of Empower Network
At least two people in my collaborating community have written negative reviews about Empower Network. And the comments predominantly agree with them. I’d like you see what they have to say:
- Just today, Wade Harmon wrote The Empower Network: Give Us Your Money
- Ana Hoffman (Traffic Generation Cafe) wrote Empower Network Thumbs Down
While they do make valid arguments, the fact is that Brad is making enough money to hire three of us and all of us barely make a living. Brad isn’t an insider. He isn’t a co-founder. He is another internet marketer who is making a strong income from Empower Network.
So if he can make money at it, why couldn’t we? And if we join under him and he shares with us how he makes money not only with Empower Network, but also by marketing other products, we are even more likely to be able to emulate his success.
Who Should Join Brad?
I did, because even though GrowMap is well known and currently PR5, it does NOT make a lot of money. Income does not magically happen on a blog. You have to know too many things. I know most of them – and still I don’t focus on income so I don’t have a lot of it here. I give away most of my time helping others – and there is no revenue stream in that.
Empower Network creates a revenue stream. You have to spend money to earn it. And if you help the people under you earn more, you earn more. So it makes sense for Brad to share what he knows with us.
If people who already know SEO, blogging, social media marketing, internet marketing or affiliate marketing join under Brad, he can build the strongest team fastest. We can all learn from each other while we also increase our income and teach others.
While I do that in free formats like our Blogger Mastermind and other Skype groups and now on Trello, and that will help us make money, I see Empower Network as a faster way to generate income to allow us all to do much more, faster.
Before you decide one way or another, I encourage you to listen to at least one of Brad’s videos. His CopyMyMojo.com site is one of the best ways to get a feel for who he is. Watch the videos there.
Note that Brad was already a successful internet marketer, so his results are not typical. My readers who already know blogging, SEO, affiliate marketing and internet marketing could possibly earn what he does within the year.
If you are brand new to any of these it may take you longer; however, Brad does have one new member who didn’t even know what a backlink was who made $5000 his first month. I’ll get more details on that and share them later.
No one can guarantee how much you can make because that depends on what you already know and how hard you work. Here are some stats specific to Brad:
- June 2013
“Throughout the course of June, my simple little Empower Network blog pulled down a little over $35,000 — with about $26,000 of that being straight Empower Network commissions and about $9,000 being other affiliate commissions and a new Empower Network coaching client I picked up from the blog. Not bad considering that’s almost all profit, right?” [Source: Copymymojo.com]
- 6/1-6/10/13 Video proof: $20k in 10 days
Do You Want to Make Real Money?
If you’re serious about internet marketing I encourage you to watch a few of Brad’s videos to find out more. Watch the compensation plan video and if you don’t understand it I can explain it to you on Skype or by phone.
Want to join Brad now? Go ahead. Or get with me and we can discuss whether this is right for you. I can introduce you to Brad and help you decide what level makes sense for you. (Higher levels = more money up front and higher earning potential. Lower levels = you still learn all you need to know with less risk and less money paid out.)
If you’re not willing to learn and work, don’t join. It will be a waste of your money. While Brad doesn’t have to work hard now, he did spend most of his productive hours working on this for about six months. And that is at the all-in level.
You know me. You know I’ll tell you the truth. And both Brad and I will discourage anyone who is not willing or capable of making money from joining. Be aware that the Empower Network site will continually try to upsell you. You don’t have to buy…just click continue. (And that effective upselling is one reason why it makes people so much money.)
Why Join Empower Network
Internet marketing is complicated. Just blogging is complicated. To really sell requires years of experience and specialized knowledge. Most sites don’t convert because the site owner didn’t do conversion testing. That is essential – and even I don’t know how to do that yet – but Empower Network has already done all that for you.
By using their system, enhanced by what Brad and I can teach you, making money will come much faster to those who actually do the work. Empower Network primarily teaches how to use the Internet to make money. And isn’t that what we are all doing – or want to do?
You can’t get ahead going it alone. The fastest way to make something happen is to get one-on-one assistance. This is how you will get it, and those giving it will be able to make a living so they can keep helping you.
The free model is much harder to scale, so I’m going this way. I’ll still help all I can, but wouldn’t it be better to actually be making a good income while we’re collaborating?
Don’t pass this up without seriously looking at it. If you don’t understand, leave questions in the comments and I’ll answer them. Or contact me directly. Skype is the best method – just search for growmap. Other methods are on the contact tab at the top of this page.
DISCLOSURE: Hopefully you are wise enough to know that Brad is exceptionally successful and his results are NOT typical. You can see the OFFICIAL EMPOWER NETWORK INCOME DISCLOSURE HERE. It contains additional statistics on what average earnings are.
Those under him who learn AND APPLY what he does are likely to be more successful as well, but they MUST do the work. I encourage you to check out the posts and videos Brad has created. You can personally connect with me on Skype or by phone BEFORE you decide whether to join or not. If you won’t do the work save yourself the money and DO NOT JOIN.
If you do join, I will assist you in learning and applying what Brad and EN teach. You can join under me or join under Brad. If you’re not sure what to do or need additional information, contact me and ask.
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