Updated Amway North America average incomes

In the latest Amway Business Opportunity Brochure (BOB), Amway North America has finally released some up dated average bonus statistics for that market. The figures are from 2009.

LevelAverage/yrHighest/yrPercent
Gold$12,303$57,3080.18%
Founders Platinum$40,125$966,2900.26%
Founders Emerald$142,181$673,3340.02%
Founders Diamond and above$609,541$2,739,8290.01%

Unfortunately the misleading “average monthly gross income for active IBOs” figure from a 2000 survey was not updated.

A few things stand out. First is that North American Emerald’s and Diamonds are significantly better compensated than their Amway Europe counterparts. This was one of the complaints of former UK Diamonds Jerry and Mandy Scriven. Converted to USD using today’s rates – Continue reading

Amway’s most prolific internet critic – what we already knew, confirmed.

Last month I hinted about some information proving the dishonesty of one of Amway’s most prolific internet critics. As I expected, that critic guessed who I was talking about and has attempted to cover his tracks. Alas, he hasn’t succeeded.

JoeCool is the (main) internet pseudonym of a former Amway and WWDB IBO by the name of Steve Nakamura. He’s based in Hawaii and has been literally obsessed with criticizing Amway since at least 2004. On the (now moribund) Quixtar Blog forums he has made over 6500 posts since 2004 (that’s more than 2.5 posts a day) and has been the originator of almost all new posts on that board for the last 2 years – most of the time by simply trawling the net for old posts critical of Amway, and reposting them.

In 2009/2010 alone, just on the two blogs he puts his “name” to, he published over 470 blog posts critical of Amway and at least¬ a thousand comments on other Amway related posts on the internet. So far this year he has already published 90 posts just on the two “joecool” blogs. That’s nearly a post a day that he admits to.

The man is truly obsessed. Continue reading