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MLM vs. Affiliate Marketing

September 13, 2009 by · 25 Comments 

The difference between MLM and affiliate marketing and my comments on certain programs like cash gifting.


25 Responses to “MLM vs. Affiliate Marketing”
  1. Jngoatl says:

    I love u Lisa!

  2. IonisisCompany says:

    Thanks for the tips. Very helpful, and the narrator isn’t bad looking either 😉

  3. Demain8 says:

    excellent video 5 stars

  4. Xiantez says:

    Correct to be legal, you have to be provide a product or service.

  5. yero77 says:

    you rock Lisa

  6. aaronchen1 says:

    great video lisa. very clear and concise. the trick for newbies to understand is that you can also make very decent money in MLM as long as you are plugged into a system that allows you to affiliate market as well while u are building your name and driving leads to your site. 😉

    keep up the good work!


  7. AffiliateNewbies says:

    A newbie can earn much more money (and faster) with affiliate marketing, then with multi level marketing. You can signup at Clickbank and promote digital products. It’s not difficult to start a simple affiliate marketing business, you can learn it.

  8. dmf3721 says:

    There are some good businesses here in the internet world, but there are alot more that are very shady and just after your hard-earned money. After years of experience, I can tell you which ones to avoid and show you ones that are very inexpensive (around $10) to start and very effective at creating a very solid and more importantly recurring income! I welcome you to view the videos on my page, you won’t regret it!

  9. MLMSteroids says:

    Great video. It was informative and unbiased. I myself , am a network marketing addict. I just love the attributes inherent in MLM. The ability to create ongoing income, the compounding aspect and the chance to help others. The problem I ran into is I am sort of like you. I hate being pushy and I don’t like rejection. So I started studying how affiliates do their marketing and I love the concept.
    ‘Anyway loved the video and I definitely will be a subscriber.

  10. SandiRenteria says:

    Outstanding channel, glad to be subscribed. Thanks for great explanation MLM vs. Affiliate Marketing.

    Looking forward to seeing more of your videos. Check out my channel and if you like what you see please show your support and subscribe back.

    Take care and keep up the excellent content my friend.

    Sandi Renteria

  11. real2ndincome says:

    Hey Lisa, great information. keep the hard work. From the UK

  12. 0TANDRE7 says:

    hey lisa,
    A bit off topic. I see that you don’t have a opt-in list
    on your site. Do you or have you ever done email marketing? Do you have an opinion about it? I’d love to hear it.

  13. Rkaa says:

    I have to say I enjoyed watching this video!
    However I think that you will be interested to know that what you say about MLM is not 100% correct. Even thouh your description of MLM fits most companys, they are in fact MLM+direct sales hybrids.
    Traditional MLM is based on the idea of what you describe as affiliate marketing, where you symply share info on a product you enjoy with other people who do the same. No hard sales and convincing. Only difference is you get payed for several levels down

  14. tdubb099 says:

    hmm some people think affilates are silly and a waste of time. Of course I’m not one of them. Heck if it works, then it works keep it up. Both of them are in the marketing business

  15. lisa3876 says:

    I make a living from affiliate programs and I know many others who do. I don’t think I was overly negative about MLM. I even mentioned that many people find success with it. It’s those pyramid schemes that are the problem and I clearly stated those are NOT really MLM. Sounds like you do well with it and that is great! Keep it up. It’s just not for everyone, just like affiliate marketing isn’t for everyone. I think we’re saying a lot of the same things.

  16. nopromisss says:

    I think, everyone has to chose there own way and believing !
    MLM is not a Pyramid ! there is a pay plan system created and and when Products are sold, is it NOT a PYRAMID !

    Most Affiliate Programs are also just selling INFORMATION .
    How many truly making Money with Affiliate for living ?

    Just find the RIGHT HONEST MLM-COMPANY with right Conditions!!!

    WHY you have such a negative mind set for MLM ?

  17. stuntactorsagaftra says:

    Theres Paula! You are such a good person. When can we talk? Let’s really get at the bottom line of it all.

  18. davesteffensmeier says:

    A pyramid is when money is exchanged without a product or service given. Technically, corporate america is a pyramid more then a legit MLM program. The CEO has all the leverage, bonus etc.. from everyone else below. The people at the top of MLM work their butt off to get to that point. Everyone starts with 0 customers. I hope that helps.


  19. tonytan1994 says:

    Great video lisa. Comment on cash gifting. I was in a cash gifting program a while back, and yes you should do your research on it. The main reason why people says it’s illegal is because people give gifts to join. If you get what i am saying. But having that said Great video.
    -Tony Tan

  20. MrBibi86 says:

    thanks your videos are always so great

  21. Marketingformulapro says:

    This is a very informative video. Thanks Lisa! I feel a whole enlightened now. 🙂

  22. marvin22bp says:

    enjoyed video. your a natural at selling, u could mlm with little effort. thank u for this video.

  23. sarisriff says:

    Nice stuff Lisa. Put very well. MLM that you are talkining about is replaced by automated marketing system . with this approach, you stlll create content and followup are done by auto responders.
    Yes, I like doing MLM the affiliate way

  24. elkallmighty says:

    Hi Lisa nice vid on mlm vs affil marketing..

    “In the end if you look hard enough and are honest.. Everything in life is a pyramid but only people can make it a scam.” Elk

  25. talkingsuccess says:

    Thanks again very informative

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