Most direct sales companies prohibit consultants from selling their products on eBay. On any given day you can do a search of just about any direct sales product and find them for sale or bid on eBay. Hmm. Go figure.
Many direct sales companies also have someone(s) at the corporate level who is responsible to attempt to shut down these prohibited auctions. Sometimes they are successful, sometimes not. If some consultants want to sell on eBay badly enough it’s not too difficult to have a friend list the items or to conceal their true identity.
All too often I see forum posts and hear consultants complain and whine about the eBay sales. These very consultants spend far too much time trying to bust eBay sellers and not nearly enough time concentrating on selling their own products to their own customer base. If these very people would invest as much time and energy in their own business as they do into the eBay sellers, they’d have more time to figure out all the places to spend their commission checks. [Read more…] about Ebay Is Not A Threat