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Arbonne International - Is It Right For You?

Arbonne International was founded in Switzerland by Petter Marck and has been in business for over 20 years.
Arbonne came to the United States in 1980 and is now based in California.
It is a multilevel network marketing company that specializes in cosmetic, skin care and weight loss products.
It also provides a variety of body lotions and bath and massage oils.
Its products can be used for anti-aging and general skin care for everyone.
Their products are botanically-based, pH-correct, hypoallergenic, and dermatologist-tested making it safe to use.
They even take pride that they have not tested these products on animals nor have they formulated with animal products or by-products.
Annual sales for Arbonne International are approximately $35 million.
Arbonne is in direct competition with Avon and Mary Kay.
Arbonne products are high priced.
It is difficult to sell Arbonne Products because of the price.
Arbonne International is an MLM home based business.
It is a company that channels its products through a network of independent distributors or consultants.
This type of business cuts out the middle man found in most industries.
An MLM business lets you work out of your home.
Consultants are provided with sales incentives and rewards, travel opportunities, a generous SuccessPlan and great products.
You earn 35% of all your sales when you receive your consultant ID.
Consultants either start out at as a preferred client or a consultant.
A preferred client has to purchase a $29 starter kit.
The preferred client can enjoy a 20% discount off the suggested retail price on all products.
The preferred client gets access to ongoing product specials and other monthly promotions.
They also receive product gifts for referrals and hosting presentations.
The consultant has to purchase a $109 starter kit.
The consultant has unlimited income potential.
The consultant has a Mercedes-Benz cash bonus program.
The consultant also receives upline support, training and achievement recognition and awards.
The positions that can be reached by the preferred client or consultant are area manager and regional vice president.
The compensation plans includes commissions of products and through downline commissions and bonuses from team sales efforts.
You have to purchase a pre-made Arbonne website if you want to sell online.
Arbonne International has very strict rules on how you can sell products.
They believe business was developed to sell face to face.
Arbonne products may only be sold online through a MyAbonne.
com Web site.
Web sites cannot include product or opportunity information offered by any company other than Arbonne.
All content, including graphics, must be submitted to Arbonne and receive written approval prior to launching the content on the Internet, including without limitation, content or material for search engines or hyperlinks.
Additionally, Web sites must not contain disingenuous pop-up ads or promotions or malicious code.
All Web sites must clearly and conspicuously identify the owner of the site as an Arbonne Independent Consultant for Arbonne.
All these strict restrictions make it very difficult to a multi level marketing entrepreneur to succeed on the internet.
There are a few consultants who have their own website, but they had developed their website site to sell product before the company instated the policy of no selling products or promoting on any site other than the MyArbonne.
com online and were grandfathered in.
Joining Arbonne International as an independent consultant may be what you are looking for if you have an interest in health and beauty products that are also safe to use.
Other independent consultants say that the support and encouragement of Arbonne people make it a pleasurable and profitable entrepreneurial endeavor.
Check it out and maybe it will be a right fit for you.
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