Monday, June 16, 2014

Amway: How To Trade Hours For Pennies

“What are you doing working a J.O.B.? You’re trading hours for dollars!”

I’ve heard that phrase sneered at the audience countless times from the speakers at Amway meetings. Platinum or Diamond they all put down anyone who works for someone else.

Trading hours for dollars = holding down a job. The cult leaders say job is a 4 letter word - the bastards can’t even count! 3 letters boys. Count ’em again. 3!

In one way or another we all trade hours for dollars.

Except in Amway where we trade hours for pennies and still end up in the hole.

Ambot spent approximately 100 hours a month in Amway related shit. This would include 3 or 4 board plans in living rooms each week, countless hours studying Amway literature and products on their website, 2 or 3 Amway events a month where a Diamond came to town, a day long rally once a month, not to mention all the time spent trying to recruit new IBO’s or finding suckers to buy the overpriced shitty Amway products. What about countless phone calls and text messages each day from the upline where he was expected to drop whatever he was doing to give them his undivided attention for an hour or more?

What about my hours? And here I probably put in the required 10 to 15 hours a week. So combined we put in between 140 to 160 hours a month. Wasted time that we'll never get back.

OK to make the calculations easy lets knock off my time and focus on Ambot's time and call it 100 hours a month. In return if we did 100PV that would be a check from Amway for the month of about $10. So Ambot is earning .10 cents an hour.

Ambot is trading hours for pennies. Like everyone else stuck in the Amway scam who can meet that minimum 100PV purchase each month to qualify for a measly commission check.

Lets not even get into the cost of tools, attending functions, and their related costs (travel, hotel, food) because he’s now in the hole hundreds of dollars each month.

So how about that $10/hour cashier job compared to an Amway income? The cashier earns the same amount in 1 hour working a job as Ambot does after trading 100 hours on useless Amway bullshit.

If the cult leaders were telling the truth they’d call it trading dollars for pennies but that doesn’t sound so good when they’re insulting prospective recruits into the Amway cult.

Any business owner trades hours for dollars but hopefully most business owners have a legitimate business earning them real money and they’re not settling for a paltry Amway income that isn’t even a wage one could live on in a 3rd world country. That’s something to think about. A worker in a 3rd world country is trading hours for dollars and still making more than most North American Amway IBO’s.

If I had to make a choice about going back to work or going back to Amway, I’d rather trade hours for dollars working for a legitimate employer than working more hours being a Scamway IBO and scamming others to lose their money chasing hopeless dreams.



  1. My good friend spend over 2k buying tool and countless hours. When he questioned bran Duncan. His response to spending money time on tool was "monkey see monkey do". There's no point in buying any products or tools. I'm sure people can show hundreds of plans by YouTube to prospect's and no need for functions.

    1. Yeah thats how it is in Amway monkey see monkey do - bankruptcy, divorce, foreclosure, debt, destroyed lives etc.

      Oh you're not allowed to watch Amway meetings online. The Amway cult leaders make money with ticket sales to the meetings. I'm sure if they could figure out a way to make money off youtube they'd be all over that faster than an Amway bastard can kiss his uplines ass!

    2. I've noticed with apps, especially with games, competition's so fierce that you either need to release a free version to demo and give them the option to unlock the full game, or do the "freemium" model where the app's still free, and users can pay for benefits like in-currency or powerup boosts.

      Most people definitely check out Amway initially since it's typically free to do so. You still need to provide your own transportation, but that's true with any event. The "humps" come if they can trick you into signing up (a money back guarantee from a "wft" type company doesn't mean much), or attending one of their conventions (You really think I was going to spend $50 of gas money for my weekend plans? Even if I was, it's because I have a big trip that's sure as hell more important than big Amway convention?). I've heard others say that if the intro meeting is an hour or so of useless drivel that pumps you up for no good reason, why spend all that time and money for something awful x15? My sentiments exactly.

    3. The Amway cult leaders don't care how much it costs the ambots to get to a function as long as they buy tickets so the leaders can make their money off the ticket sales. Waste of time to attend but how else are those bastards going to make money but through the tool scam. Sitting on the top of the pyramid and hoping it doesn't crumble.


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