Issue 1 - Friday 3rd March 2000
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At Dorling Kindersley
The share price of network
marketing giant Dorling Kindersley crashed by 40% in one day at
the end of January. They had drastically
over-ordered Star Wars books before Christmas - and still had 10
million copies left on their warehouse shelves.
Takes Over BDUK
(Books Direct Ltd) is now part of C&B Direct. This
Penguin and Walker books - and the books published by Collins
& Brown ( the major publishing PLC) - all into one business
Million Dollar Funding
tagging newcomer DataPet
has secured funding of $1,000,000 to be spent on establishing their product as the brand leader in the UK.
Arise Sir Richard!
Richard Branson, boss of the Virgin Group, owner of network marketing company -
Virgin Vie. He was knighted in the Millennium Honours List and now
becomes Sir Richard Branson.
Tell Us Your News
Do you know about something new in network marketing?
If so, email us about it at firstname.lastname@example.org,
and we'll run a front page story about
it. You can be credited as our reporter - or remain a secret
"mole" - whichever you prefer.
So! You’ve finally admitted to
yourself – and the world at large – that the only way to make
some extra money is to sell real-world products to real-life
customers. How are you going to find the customers? Joy
Healey shows you how to get the best results from a party plan.
goodwill can make or break any business. Suzanne Ewing shows you
how to keep a customer loyal, get them to spend more on your
products, and be pleased that they did.
Find A Reliable Source of Mailing Lists
There's no shortage of mailing lists, but
good lists - ones that will make you a profit - are in short
supply. Mike Adams shows you how to sort the
wheat from the chaff.
Share Your Experience
looking for experienced networkers to write
feature articles. Why not share what you've learned with the
rest of us? Tell us what worked for you - and what to
avoid. If you can make sense for 1000 words we'll be
happy to put your article on the front page like this. In return you can
place a free advert at the foot of your article. How about
that for a good deal? If you're interested check out Authors
Wanted or email us at email@example.com.
Us What You Think
This website is intended
for you - the ordinary network marketer. So tell us what you think
about network marketing and the companies and schemes you have
tried. Or if you've got a bee in your bonnet - let it out!
We really welcome your comments - and will happily publish them -
provided they are not too extreme! Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Price Loyalty?
Some companies are selling through supermarkets at lower prices than they
allow their networkers to offer. We think that's unfair!
hear rumours of a major new network marketing company about to launch in
March. But we're sworn to secrecy! We'll try to get
the scoop in our next issue.
Who's A Granny Then?
Carol Nicholson, the
grand dame of Downline, has recently been elevated to grannydom!
Her daughter Louise produced a bouncing baby girl. Chloe Olivia
was born on
16th November in Ipswich Hospital. Mother and baby are both doing fine. Granny is as
well as can be expected - for her age.
Tell Us Your Gossip
you heard any good rumours? Has anyone you know done something
interesting? Tell us the juicy details so we can spread it around.
2 will be published on the website at 6pm on Friday 17th March 2000.
Contributions and adverts need to reach us by 6pm on Tuesday 14th March.