Amway Australia was the first Amway market to open outside of North America. The story goes that Rich DeVos said it was similar enough to America to try out Amway there, but far enough way that if it failed nobody would know! Well, last month Amway Australia celebrated 40 years in business, and while, like all businesses, it’s had its ups and downs, “failure” would not be close to an appropriate description!
I’m unfortunately not able to easily track most Amway Asia markets, but Amway Australia & New Zealand (the two markets merged several years ago) is in my opinion leading english speaking markets in their use of both “old” and “new” media in the past year or so. They’ve been doing innovative videos for years, with many now available on the Amway Australia Youtube channel, but recently things have been going to a whole new level. In the last year or so they’ve launched social media channels such as –
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Following on from the launch of IBO organization Network TwentyOne’s official N21Corp YouTube Channel, Leadership Team Development (LTD) lead by Double Diamonds Larry & Pam Winters and Joe & Marybeth Markiewicz has now done the same, with LTDTV.
There’s five videos up at the moment, including one I’ve highlighted below of Larry Winters giving a tour of LTD’s headquarters. Apart from the offices themselves you’ll also note numerous staff members and equipment. I have no experience or knowledge of how the LTD organization operates, but there’s one question I ask you to consider. When you see Amway/Quixtar critics on the internet making their various calculations of how much “tool profit” folk are supposedly making, how often do you see them include even part of the kind of expenses you can see in this video?
Answer: they don’t. Anyone with any traditional business experience at all knows that the cost of raw materials and basic production (for example CD duplication) is a usually a relatively minor part of the expenses involved in the production, manufacture, and distribution of a product. The various BSM companies are no different to other companies – they have numerous expenses. “Critics” analyses are naive to the extreme.
Here’s Larry Winters at the LTD offices –
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