What Is The Lyoness SME Program And How Does It Work?

There is much that can be found online about the Lyconet shopping community. But I have found very little about the Lyoness SME community and I want to focus on this element of the Lyoness International business model.

A month or so ago I was able to sit down with Craig Shapiro and John Constino who work hand in hand with Lyoness Americas new CEO Iain Bratt, building and developing the Lyconet Shopping Network and Lyoness SME communities. These two give an in-depth look at how the two communities work in tandem together to create a solid business model.

Now hearing only from the leadership in a company, isn’t very fair, so I went looking for some testimonials from actual SMEs in America to see what their thoughts are. Please understand I found these on a Lyoness YouTube channel.

As we all know there may also be stories of merchants who do not feel the SME program worked well for them. I believe as with everything, there are pros and cons and individuals should dig deep to see if a program will work for them.

Here is one community where a variety of merchants, restaurants, construction, gas stations, tire companies and herb shoppe are SMEs in the Lyoness Shopping Community. What caught my attention is ALL of these testimonials are by the real people, not paid actors.

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Dubli Threatens Legal Action After Their Legal Counsel Mistakes Troy Dooly For Oz At Behind MLM

Yesterday I received a certified letter from Richard P. Sybert, an attorney with Gordon & Rees LLC.

Now before I get into the contents of the letter, I have to say that Mr. Sybert has an impressive legal background.

  • Senior Partner of Gordon Rees
  • Chair of Firm’s Intellectual Property Group
  • National & International Clients
  • Long term practice in Asia
  • Certified Arbitrator
  • Extensive International Experience
  • Former legal executive for Lanard Toys

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Network Marketing News Report: Judge Calls Herbalife Settlement Fair and Reasonable

We look for the most active and important MLM News stories trending and report on them so you don’t have to waste your time trying to find out what is happening in direct selling news.
Nature’s Sunshine Products Named One Of America’s Healthiest Companies For Eight Consecutive Years! – Nature’s Sunshine Products NATR, -1.02% (“NSP”), a leading natural health and wellness company engaged in the manufacture and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products, was named one of the Healthiest Companies in America in 2014 by Interactive Health of Chicago, IL. Interactive Health evaluates approximately 2,000 companies each year, and in 2014, only 158 companies nationwide earned this recognition. Nature’s Sunshine Products was one of only two companies in America that has received this award for eight consecutive years.

Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell called the settlement “fair, adequate and reasonable.” – A Los Angeles federal judge signed off on a $15 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by a former Herbalife Ltd. salesman who alleged the Los Angeles-based nutrition company was operating a pyramid scheme that victimized hundreds of thousands of people a year.

Forbes Reports Avon Valuation Could Fall 40% WHY? – Avon has been on a downhill journey since 2011 (its last profitable year) as its direct selling model is losing market share to retail outlets and online shopping.Our current price estimate of $8.14 for Avon Products is at a more than 10% premium to the current market price. In this article, we list down key scenarios which can lower our valuation for the company by almost 40%.

Hyperwallet’s Board Selects Former SecureNet Executive to Spearhead The Next Phase of Growth – SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperwallet Systems Inc. (“Hyperwallet”), a global leader in the payments industry, today announced Brent Warrington has joined the company as the new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Warrington’s top priority will be the expansion into new global markets, such as the emerging collaborative economy segment. Additionally, Warrington will develop tactical alliances with financial services organizations and strategic partnerships with emerging high-tech, high-growth companies.  

Vorwerk Innovations Generate Surge In Sales 2014 Fiscal Year – Wuppertal, May 21, 2015 – Vorwerk is looking back on an extremely successful fiscal year 2014: In the 131st year of the company’s history, the Vorwerk Group closed with a consolidated sales volume of 2.8 billion euros, representing a year-on-year increase of 5.8 percent – a new best result for the Wuppertal-based, family-owned company. The current year also got off to a promising start with sales at the end of the first three months of 2015 already up 19 percent on the corresponding period of the previous year.

Mary Kay Continues Its Commitment To End Domestic Violence – In the US, through August 15, 2015, Mary Kay Inc. will donate $1 from each sale of the limited-edition* Beauty That Counts NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss in two new shades, “Create Change” and “In Harmony.” The initiative provides funding to support The Mary Kay Foundation. During the past 15 years, the Foundation and Mary Kay Inc. have given $50 million to domestic violence prevention and awareness programs to women’s shelters across the country in an effort to end the cycle of abuse.

Why Are Critics Down On Longaberger Baskets? – The company has struggled since the death in 1999 of founder Dave Longaberger. A combination of bad economic times and changing tastes in home decor sent sales from a peak of $1 billion in 2000 to about $100 million last year.  In the most-recent episode, executives at parent company CVSL announced last week that Longaberger will close its retail stores in outlet malls and return to selling products solely through its direct sales force. That announcement followed the shocking departure from the Newark basket-maker of Tami Longaberger, who resigned as CEO of the company her father founded, marking an end to the family’s leadership of the firm.

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uTHRiV Celebrates A Successful Full Year Breaking 1000 BrandPartners

I have been working with the uTHRiV partners, Joe Tessin and Brian Dee since before they launched uTHRiV and it has been an honor to work with guys who walk their talk.

uTHRiV has a passion to empower people to invest in others then their personal lives will soar; in order to do this, they created a company built around products and a income opportunity designed to help people attain wholeness and experience wellness in four core areas of life:

T = THINKING: All healthy living begins with healthy thinking. Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our current problems with the same thinking we used when we created them”.

H = HEALTH: We only have one physical body and in order to live life to the fullest, then we must invest in the right nutritional planning for our bodies so we can have optimal health.

R = RESOURCES: What do we do with the resources we have and how do we earn more time freedom or wealth? We will challenge our Brand Partners on a daily basis in this area.

V = VILLAGE: We were placed here to be a part of a village and to make a difference in that village.

 

 

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Want To Learn How To Earn $3700 a Month In Network Marketing?

Did the $3700 monthly catch your attention? I am so six and tired of the hype and gimmicks when it comes to what it takes to make money in network marketing, that when I was contacted by Kelly Bangert and Mitch Huhem about their new in-home personal coaching system, that I asked them to send it to me so I could review it personally.

Both Huhem and Bangert are facilitated the growth of companies and more importantly independent sales and marketing organizations which generated seven figures in monthly sales for the companies they represent. But what I found most intriguing by the stories was not how much they had made, but the fact they were able to coach and train their teams to earn really good income working part-time around traditional 9 to 5 careers.

Troy Dooly

Troy Dooly is recognized internationally as an influencer in the areas of personal branding, leadership development, marketing campaigns, organizational expansion, and corporate launch strategies. Dooly is a speaker, results coach, and radio host. He is a founding member, show host (Beachside CEO) and News Director of the Home Business Radio Network. He is a founding member, and currently serves on the Board of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals

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Network Marketing News: NuSkin Facing Federal SEC Investigation Due To China Syndrome

Mannatech Reports Positive 1st Quarter Results – First quarter net sales for 2015 were $44.4 million, an increase of 3.3% as compared to $43.0 million in the first quarter of 2014. Mannatech’s net sales increased 7.4% in constant dollars, which is a non-GAAP financial measure that excludes the impact of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates.

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MLM Attorney Kevin Thompson: DSA Hints At Its Intentions of Publicizing Code of Ethics Violations

I just got back from Dallas where I listened as Kevin Thompson shared publicly as well s privately on some of the subject matter he shred in this article. The question of self-regulation .vs government regulation is one we should all be interested in answering. Thompson continues the conversation and raising some great points in the article below…

KTWithout question, self-regulation is better than government regulation. But when you remove the “regulation” out of “self-regulation,” it’s all sort of pointless. In other words, rules without penalties are meaningless.

I was recently speaking at the Association of Network Marketing Professionals conference. It’s at these sorts of conferences where professionals get a sense of what’s really going on in the industry. We all get together, in casual environments, and compare notes about who’s crushing it, who’s cheating and everything in between. The common frustration throughout the years has been this yearning for improvement. People in the industry have a deep, deep desire to elevate the profession to a higher status. But in an environment where “anything goes,” this has been an insurmountable task. The words have fallen on deaf ears, yielding zero progress. After all, how can you elevate an entire industry without (1) a set of rules; and (2) consequences for when those rules are violated. Currently, we’ve got #1 covered. We’re working on the second.

When people ask me how we can “elevate the profession,” the answer is crystal clear: we need to get more serious about self-regulation. It does ZERO good to have standards when it’s easy (and profitable) for people to infringe on those standards with no consequence. In an environment where there are no speeding tickets for driving 90 MPH in a 70 MPH zone, owners are forced to push the envelope, which leads to serious degradation in industry standards. We have good rules (that need to be improved). But once in, companies have never been…penalized. In an article written by DSA President, Joe Mariano, he makes it clear that better days are coming for ethics. In the article, he writes,

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