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Old 12-18-2012, 02:42 PM   #51
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I am not an MLM hater and am actually pretty successful in my own MLM team, which is where the majority of my income comes from.

Look into the background of Solavei's ownership...not exactly sparkling.
LOL...so in your mind because someone "says" something is true then it is?

In your mind a person is guilty until proven innocent?

Look deeper you will see there is no substance there.

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I am not an MLM hater and am actually pretty successful in my own MLM team, which is where the majority of my income comes from.

Look into the background of Solavei's ownership...not exactly sparkling.
Yeah, good question. I actually spoke with a guy who didn't join because his girlfriend got on Google and searched for "Solavei Scam" and found this not-so-stellar information (well, gee, what else do you expect to find when you search online for XYZ Scam?).

Anyway, I posted the question in a private Solavei FB group and got the following responses:

1) You can also find Walmart scam, Sears scam, JC Penny Scam...but note that all of those are from .com companies, not a single one from .gov, .org or the BBB. If you're a nationwide company, you're always going to have distractors.

2) Direct them to RyanWuerch.com as well (this is the CEO)

3) Solavei has 97% Net Approval Rating from JD Powers - which is higher than any other mobile service.

4) The basic charge is that he inflated the stock & then dumped his stock. The real story is that he grew a company from nothing to a market value of over a billion dollars.

Motricity provides internet capability for "non" smartphones, they enjoyed robust growth for several years but were decimated by the explosion of smartphones. Ryan was and is the primary stockholder in Motricity, so the idea he pumped and dumped his own company is ridiculous.

Quote from Ryan Wuerch
"When I left, I still owned a majority of the stock I had when the company went public in 2010. I still own much of the stock today. When Motricity’s stock dropped, it’s likely that very few could have lost more than me.

In short, this is how Motricity’s lawyers characterize the lawsuit: “the Complaint’s defects are numerous and its merits nonexistent.’’

...Hope that helps :-)
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My opinion is that the main problem with this company is a thing called breakage.

Someone in this thread said they had only 2 sign ups. Imagine how many of the 77k are just one shy of getting their trio to collect $20. If only 1% percent does not have a trio (and I think this is an extremely conservative number) then there are 7000 people from whom the company is collecting $343k per month and the company is not paying a penny in commissions.

But let's be honest, statistics show that the average person does not recruit more than two (hmmm, wonder why the "get 3 and..." is used by a lot of companies). So if we assume a higher number of reps do not have a trio and still use a conservative number, like maybe 15%, then you are talking about 11,550 subscribers without a trio = $565,950. And this is jus the subscribers without their trio, just double that up for 2 subscribers under each one of those and you will see how much more the company is raking in every month.


And that is just the tip of the iceberg on the comp plan. What about the fact the company does not pay you for the phone and sim card sales. I tell you, I dug deeper and ran models and it just did not add up to me. Once people that get their service realize this comp plan is not all it was touted to be they will stop trying to recruit. They may still keep the service because they have a very good price point. Which in turn results in the company having a huge customer base that markets the company for them virtually for pennys on the dollar and in return the customer gets nothing. Whoever designed their comp plan knew what they were doing.

I know I will get a lot of heat from the "I am Solavei" crowd. Let the rebuttals begin.
No heat from me. You are simply saying that Solavei has a good business plan and I hope you're right because the longer they are in business with this plan the longer I can get paid.

Your point that they aren't paying us enough depends on how you look at it. I do agree they should pay us commissions on phones. Therefore I don't try to sell phones. I tell people to get a great deal at Amazon instead and if they click my link to a phone I get at least a small commission on that and anything else they buy at amazon.

But the bottom line is this:
We sign up with Solavei because:
a) it provides great service at a great price for unlimited voice/text/data
b) we figure we have a good shot at getting it free sooner or later, maybe even making some money

That's it.

If I can sign up some people and I make money I'm happy.
If I don't make money I still have a great phone plan for a great price.

I can't see why EVERYone isn't signing up! ;-D

By the way, as for only signing up 2 people, it's not quite like that. I have signed up 4 people but one quit due to poor service in her area of Florida (small town, not big city Florida). Another doesn't count towards my Trio because he's a member who doesn't use the service, but is just a member to sell it and make some $. And so I am still stuck at two. I have one member who has 3 and one who has 1. Unless you have a lot of family and friends in general and/or a lot of family and friends who live in an area where Solavei coverage is good, it's not that easy to sell.

As Manny said most of his sales are not "cold" sales and I am relying on cold sales because
a) I'm not a salesman really; and
b) I don't have ANY family in an area where Solavei has good coverage and a lot of my friends live in areas where Solavei doesn't have great coverage

So it's not that easy. As my sites and youtube videos get on the first page of google though I am hoping for more conversions. I've tried distributing flyers and posting on (physical) bulletin boards at local colleges and that has (surprisingly to me) yielded zero results.

The bottom line re why sales of Solavei are harder than one might (imho) think is:
a) people are wary of it because it sounds too good to be true!
b) people are reluctant to sign up for phone service through an individual as opposed to signing up through a store or company
c) people have contracts
d) people like their service
e) most people like myself aren't good in-person salespeople
(Note that nearly half of these reasons boil down to Solavei not yet being well known)

I'm not making excuses I'm just calling 'em as I sees 'em.

I do think sales will get easier as Solavei becomes more known and as I said above I think it's a great deal regardless.
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Thru the end of December the company is offering a FREE phone and FREE month of service. Seriously...if a person is not enrolling others they are not trying.
I think this was a mis-type. What you should have said and probably meant to say was that Solavei is offering a FREE SIM CARD and FREE MONTH OF SERVICE through December, not a free phone.
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Yeah, good question. I actually spoke with a guy who didn't join because his girlfriend got on Google and searched for "Solavei Scam" and found this not-so-stellar information (well, gee, what else do you expect to find when you search online for XYZ Scam?).

Anyway, I posted the question in a private Solavei FB group and got the following responses:

1) You can also find Walmart scam, Sears scam, JC Penny Scam...but note that all of those are from .com companies, not a single one from .gov, .org or the BBB. If you're a nationwide company, you're always going to have distractors.

2) Direct them to RyanWuerch.com as well (this is the CEO)

3) Solavei has 97% Net Approval Rating from JD Powers - which is higher than any other mobile service.

4) The basic charge is that he inflated the stock & then dumped his stock. The real story is that he grew a company from nothing to a market value of over a billion dollars.

Motricity provides internet capability for "non" smartphones, they enjoyed robust growth for several years but were decimated by the explosion of smartphones. Ryan was and is the primary stockholder in Motricity, so the idea he pumped and dumped his own company is ridiculous.

Quote from Ryan Wuerch
"When I left, I still owned a majority of the stock I had when the company went public in 2010. I still own much of the stock today. When Motricity’s stock dropped, it’s likely that very few could have lost more than me.

In short, this is how Motricity’s lawyers characterize the lawsuit: “the Complaint’s defects are numerous and its merits nonexistent.’’

...Hope that helps :-)
Thank you for sharing and doing your due diligence!

You can take any reputable company in network marketing and put "scam" next to its name and get some type of negative feedback. This is the world we live in. People were saying negative things about how the company will fail before they event launched.

Less than 3 months later they have paid out over 2.5 MILLION dollars to its Social Members (I am one of them and have over 100,000 service users. How great is this?!

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I think this was a mis-type. What you should have said and probably meant to say was that Solavei is offering a FREE SIM CARD and FREE MONTH OF SERVICE through December, not a free phone.

NO it's true...they are offering a FREE phone

Let me know if I can help you

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No heat from me. You are simply saying that Solavei has a good business plan and I hope you're right because the longer they are in business with this plan the longer I can get paid.

Your point that they aren't paying us enough depends on how you look at it. I do agree they should pay us commissions on phones. Therefore I don't try to sell phones. I tell people to get a great deal at Amazon instead and if they click my link to a phone I get at least a small commission on that and anything else they buy at amazon.

But the bottom line is this:
We sign up with Solavei because:
a) it provides great service at a great price for unlimited voice/text/data
b) we figure we have a good shot at getting it free sooner or later, maybe even making some money

That's it.

If I can sign up some people and I make money I'm happy.
If I don't make money I still have a great phone plan for a great price.

I can't see why EVERYone isn't signing up! ;-D

By the way, as for only signing up 2 people, it's not quite like that. I have signed up 4 people but one quit due to poor service in her area of Florida (small town, not big city Florida). Another doesn't count towards my Trio because he's a member who doesn't use the service, but is just a member to sell it and make some $. And so I am still stuck at two. I have one member who has 3 and one who has 1. Unless you have a lot of family and friends in general and/or a lot of family and friends who live in an area where Solavei coverage is good, it's not that easy to sell.

As Manny said most of his sales are not "cold" sales and I am relying on cold sales because
a) I'm not a salesman really; and
b) I don't have ANY family in an area where Solavei has good coverage and a lot of my friends live in areas where Solavei doesn't have great coverage

So it's not that easy. As my sites and youtube videos get on the first page of google though I am hoping for more conversions. I've tried distributing flyers and posting on (physical) bulletin boards at local colleges and that has (surprisingly to me) yielded zero results.

The bottom line re why sales of Solavei are harder than one might (imho) think is:
a) people are wary of it because it sounds too good to be true!
b) people are reluctant to sign up for phone service through an individual as opposed to signing up through a store or company
c) people have contracts
d) people like their service
e) most people like myself aren't good in-person salespeople
(Note that nearly half of these reasons boil down to Solavei not yet being well known)

I'm not making excuses I'm just calling 'em as I sees 'em.

I do think sales will get easier as Solavei becomes more known and as I said above I think it's a great deal regardless.

Most of my signups have come from cold market. Networking events, forums, Facebook, co-op leads. Picking up the phone and reaching out to people who have shown interest has been key. But yes...warm marketing has been a few signups as well but way less.

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LOL...so in your mind because someone "says" something is true then it is?

In your mind a person is guilty until proven innocent?

Look deeper you will see there is no substance there.

Manny
Coach Manny,

Not sure where you saw that I put someone said anything.

They pumped and dumped a stock and I don't deal with companies like that.
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NO it's true...they are offering a FREE phone

Let me know if I can help you

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Manny, sorry I thought you were wrong on that free phone thing. I hadn't seen that free phone giveaway promotion. I just now found it at my.solavei. How long has that been out? Weird that I didn't get an email about it...
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Manny, sorry I thought you were wrong on that free phone thing. I hadn't seen that free phone giveaway promotion. I just now found it at my.solavei. How long has that been out? Weird that I didn't get an email about it...
Just started last Saturday and mentioned on Staci Wallace's call.

The only emails I got was from my team leaders.

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OK I'll bite!

Traffic Bot that is the funniest and most ridiculous video I think I've ever seen! He even sounds like a robot. Hahahaha!

And it's very unprofessional the route that person takes. Obviously they feel threatened and have to come out with a video to try and keep reps away. Again very unprofessional.

This person is griping about the most ridiculous things. So the company offers an inexpensive way to get service to start and monthly is inexpensive. Should the company take Vitel's wireless route and rip people off? Should Solavei charge $99 a month? NO FRIGGING WAY!!!! Vitel wireless charges you way too much to be a part of it. They are charging $99 for the same stuff you can get elsewhere for 75% less on average. that is straight ripoff.

Why do they charge $99 for something they call wireless? Does that make any sense at all?

LOL I still can't get over how some would bash others because they feel threatened.

I Am Solavei, I am proud to be a part of Solavei, I love Solavei and it makes all the sense in the world to me.

I have been a part of too many network marketing companies and this has been the easiest sell ever. $49/mo for unlimited text, data, and voice. Who can compete with that?

LOL! I'm still cracking up at this unprofessional dude

Thanks for the laugh,

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Actually, a bunch of prepaid phone services can compete with that. I have on right now that beats that. I just want to say, beware of these miraculous MLM's that tell you that they will be around 'forever.' This is not the first of it's kind. As a matter of fact, I was in a company almost exactly like this about 1.5 years ago. They had basically the save type of service and plan. Get 3 and your service is free. I paid for the expensive phone, never received, a couple weeks like the company went bust, and I never got my money back. I was one of the biggest disappointments I ever had. There have been other MLM phone service companies just like this before. They are not the first. These companies all promise that they will last forever and will basically take over the world in a few months or years. Just about all of them fall apart MUCH sooner than that, and it is usually near impossible to get any of your money back. I don't know for certain what will happen to this company, but one thing I have learned in evaluating MLM type companies is to always ask yourself, 'If I was the last person to get into this business, would I still get my money's worth or be able to do near a well as the first guy who GOT IN?' Think of it this way. If 100 people buy the same car for the same price, one after the other, until all the cars are sold out, will the last guy to buy get less of a product for the same money spent as the first guy? The obvious answer to that is no. However, with a lot of these MLM companies, the last guy to GET IN, can never get the same value for the same money spent as the first guy to GET IN. I believe in social marketing companies, but the only ones work are the ones that give everyone the same potential.
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Actually, a bunch of prepaid phone services can compete with that. I have on right now that beats that. I just want to say, beware of these miraculous MLM's that tell you that they will be around 'forever.' This is not the first of it's kind. As a matter of fact, I was in a company almost exactly like this about 1.5 years ago. They had basically the save type of service and plan. Get 3 and your service is free. I paid for the expensive phone, never received, a couple weeks like the company went bust, and I never got my money back. I was one of the biggest disappointments I ever had. There have been other MLM phone service companies just like this before. They are not the first. These companies all promise that they will last forever and will basically take over the world in a few months or years. Just about all of them fall apart MUCH sooner than that, and it is usually near impossible to get any of your money back. I don't know for certain what will happen to this company, but one thing I have learned in evaluating MLM type companies is to always ask yourself, 'If I was the last person to get into this business, would I still get my money's worth or be able to do near a well as the first guy who GOT IN?' Think of it this way. If 100 people buy the same car for the same price, one after the other, until all the cars are sold out, will the last guy to buy get less of a product for the same money spent as the first guy? The obvious answer to that is no. However, with a lot of these MLM companies, the last guy to GET IN, can never get the same value for the same money spent as the first guy to GET IN. I believe in social marketing companies, but the only ones work are the ones that give everyone the same potential.
You must be talking about LYW as I almost joined them before Solavei. I was looking for a better plan to get away from AT&T.

I can assure you...this is not your "typical" MLM. I've been in the industry for 15 years or so and I've never come across something like this.

You say: "I have on right now that beats that.". Do you mind if you let me compare? What do you have?

You also say, "These companies all promise that they will last forever and will basically take over the world in a few months or years."

I can assure you...no one in Solavei is saying they will be around forever nor take over the world in a few months or years. I've been a part of Solavei before they officially launched on September 21. NO one is promising anything like that. They have one simple goal in mind. To help a million people make a $1,000. Yes that simple. And they are already helping people do that.

You made good points about giving everyone the same opportunity. Honestly, Solavei does that. Started in USA then Puerto Rico and headed to Mexico and Canada. Think about that...more countries opening up means unlimited potential.

And Solavei is a social commerce company that offers prepaid cellphone service. They will be delving into other things very shortly.

I do value your opinion, but it sounds like you are basing it more along the lines of "traditional" MLM's. This is barely MLM if you were to really look hard at it. Yes, direct selling for sure but MLM is really a border line way or referring to the company. MLM's are based on compensation plans that pay high up and way down. This doesn't go like that.

Look further my friend.

Please let me compare the two, your Prepaid company to the service Solavei provides. I would be glad to give my honest feedback.


Thank you for your feedback,

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Actually, a bunch of prepaid phone services can compete with that. I have on right now that beats that. I just want to say, beware of these miraculous MLM's that tell you that they will be around 'forever.' This is not the first of it's kind. As a matter of fact, I was in a company almost exactly like this about 1.5 years ago. They had basically the save type of service and plan. Get 3 and your service is free. I paid for the expensive phone, never received, a couple weeks like the company went bust, and I never got my money back. I was one of the biggest disappointments I ever had. There have been other MLM phone service companies just like this before. They are not the first. These companies all promise that they will last forever and will basically take over the world in a few months or years. Just about all of them fall apart MUCH sooner than that, and it is usually near impossible to get any of your money back. I don't know for certain what will happen to this company, but one thing I have learned in evaluating MLM type companies is to always ask yourself, 'If I was the last person to get into this business, would I still get my money's worth or be able to do near a well as the first guy who GOT IN?' Think of it this way. If 100 people buy the same car for the same price, one after the other, until all the cars are sold out, will the last guy to buy get less of a product for the same money spent as the first guy? The obvious answer to that is no. However, with a lot of these MLM companies, the last guy to GET IN, can never get the same value for the same money spent as the first guy to GET IN. I believe in social marketing companies, but the only ones work are the ones that give everyone the same potential.
Sounds like you had a bad experience but you shouldn't let that influence your view of all "MLM" type phone companies that come along.

You should judge Solavei only by its own merits.

Solavei is not likely to go bust any time soon. Is it possible? I suppose I'd have to say anything is possible. But it's not likely if you look at who's involved and the money invested and the fact it is so far very successful... and their plan seems to be solid and sensible.

Do you have more advantage by getting in early vs getting in "last"?

Well not really. Because as long as the company keeps expanding, then whenever you get in you will have a lot of new potential buyers. The one advantage of getting in now in my view is that you will have more potential buyers than anyone else simply because it's a new young company. I think with ANY new product it benefits you to get in early. But as far as it being MLM, first of all it's not exactly MLM becuase for one thng, it isn't really "multi-level.

If the business plan works then they will take over more and more of the market share of mobile service. So whenever you get in, up until the point where that huge market is saturated, you will have opportunity to sign people up. In fact if anything the buying market is smaller right now than it will be later, in my opinion. Why? Because later more people will know about it, more people will have heard good things about it and so it will be an easier sale because it will be more known so there will be less fear of trying something new and "unknown". So in that sense unlike many MultiLevelMarketing companies you have the potential to make more money quicker, later, as more people become aware of and interested in the product. I think right now few people know of it so there is somewhat of a fear of the unknown among some potential members.
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I thought I'd stop by and give my impressions. I have worked MLMs in the past but haven't even looked at the industry for over 12 years. I'm a pilot that is facing medical retirement sometime in 2013. I didn't have an existing downline to bring over nor did I have a big list of MLM'ers to contact and recruit from.

That being said, in just over 3 months, I have almost 320 people in my organization. I'll be right at $2000 a month at the end of December and should be at $3000 a month by the end of January. My primary avenue of growth has been face to face with people. I have done some online marketing via Google ads and my website.

As Manny said, I've never seen a MLM that has built as easily as this. You can argue whether there are better pre-paid services out there - but for the average American on one of the big 4, this is a huge savings. I've not had any trouble signing people up at all.

Are they perfect? Nope. But what I've seen is that they are responsive. If there is a problem, they try to get on it and get it corrected. As of today, there are over 118,000 people that have enrolled. Not too shabby since we only launched on September 21st.

For me personally, this will make the difference between what my current salary is and what i'll be making in retirement. It's working for me.

Hope this helps if anyone is looking at Solavei.
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You must be talking about LYW as I almost joined them before Solavei. I was looking for a better plan to get away from AT&T.

I can assure you...this is not your "typical" MLM. I've been in the industry for 15 years or so and I've never come across something like this.

You say: "I have on right now that beats that.". Do you mind if you let me compare? What do you have?

You also say, "These companies all promise that they will last forever and will basically take over the world in a few months or years."

I can assure you...no one in Solavei is saying they will be around forever nor take over the world in a few months or years. I've been a part of Solavei before they officially launched on September 21. NO one is promising anything like that. They have one simple goal in mind. To help a million people make a $1,000. Yes that simple. And they are already helping people do that.

You made good points about giving everyone the same opportunity. Honestly, Solavei does that. Started in USA then Puerto Rico and headed to Mexico and Canada. Think about that...more countries opening up means unlimited potential.

And Solavei is a social commerce company that offers prepaid cellphone service. They will be delving into other things very shortly.

I do value your opinion, but it sounds like you are basing it more along the lines of "traditional" MLM's. This is barely MLM if you were to really look hard at it. Yes, direct selling for sure but MLM is really a border line way or referring to the company. MLM's are based on compensation plans that pay high up and way down. This doesn't go like that.

Look further my friend.

Please let me compare the two, your Prepaid company to the service Solavei provides. I would be glad to give my honest feedback.


Thank you for your feedback,

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Hi, Manny,
I haven't read this entire thread but enough that I think I'm ready to give Solavei a try (at least as a cell phone provider... not sure I really want to deal with the MLM part, but maybe... I'm a talker and people often tell me I'm a natural salesperson, so if I'm happy...). Anyway, I was on the Solavei site and they require you to have a referring member or they will arbitrarily assign you one. Personally, I'd rather CHOOSE one I think would be beneficial. Having read your thread on this forum, I think that's probably a good description of YOU. I'm too junior on this forum to be able to PM anyone, but can you message me about what I'd need to do to sign up for Solavei with your as a sponsor/referring agent?

Thank you.

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I haven't read this entire thread but enough that I think I'm ready to give Solavei a try (at least as a cell phone provider... not sure I really want to deal with the MLM part, but maybe... I'm a talker and people often tell me I'm a natural salesperson, so if I'm happy...). Anyway, I was on the Solavei site and they require you to have a referring member or they will arbitrarily assign you one. Personally, I'd rather CHOOSE one I think would be beneficial. Having read your thread on this forum, I think that's probably a good description of YOU. I'm too junior on this forum to be able to PM anyone, but can you message me about what I'd need to do to sign up for Solavei with your as a sponsor/referring agent?

Thank you.

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Hi Carol,

Thank you very much for considering me.

I would be glad to help you through the sign up process for service.

I sent you a PM.

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Back for an update. We are adding at least one European country in April along with a retail sales component. Solavei will negotiate with retailers to get a discount when someone uses the "purple pay card" debit Visa that we are all issued when we sign up as social members. The person using it will get a discount at the register as well as a rebate gets kicked back to Solavei. 50% of that rebate will flow through the affiliate commission structure. I have a number of prospects in the UK and other places in Europe ready to join.

My group has grown to 380 people (active) as of this morning and I'm at $3K per month.

Not bad for 6 months.

I've recently ramped up Facebook efforts via a fan page for my blog that has over 1000 likes so far. I'm getting 3-5 requests for more information every day.

Why the hell I didn't do that earlier is beyond me. :-)
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The retail portion will be available later than April as CEO Ryan Wuerch mentioned it on the Social tonight.

Amazing what this company has achieved in 5 months and where they are headed.

Over 135K users and have paid out over 5.5 million. WOW!

I've been a part of too many Network Marketing Companies in over 15 years I lost count. But my level of success with Solavei in such a short period of time has been second to none. This has been great!

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This was announced today and it was in Yahoo! Finance:

Solavei Introduces Nano SIM Cards for iPhone 5, Offers Unlimited Voice, Text and Data for Just $49 Per Month - Yahoo! Finance

BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Solavei®, an affordable contract-free mobile service provider, announces today the availability of nano SIM cards, compatible with the iPhone 5, which expands the company’s phone compatibility to include all major smartphones. For $49 per month, members can now bring popular phones such as Apple’s iPhone 5, Samsung’s Galaxy SIII or Google’s Nexus 4 to Solavei and enjoy unlimited voice, text and data mobile service.
“We created Solavei to make commerce less expensive for our members while allowing the flexibility to use the mobile phone they love,” said Ryan Wuerch, founder and CEO of Solavei. “Solavei is the first company to create an economic link between mobile service, social commerce and social sharing. We believe it’s important to give our members great value for unlimited mobile service, access to use their favorite mobile phone and a chance to earn recurring monthly income for sharing Solavei with their friends and family.”

Launched September 2012, Solavei has become one of the fastest growing mobile services companies and, in just five months, has paid out more than $6.5 million to its members for sharing great mobile service with others.

“My family is saving more than $100 each month by switching our mobile service to Solavei,” said Laura Wells, Solavei member from Allen, Texas. “By sharing Solavei with our friends, we began helping them save on their monthly mobile bills, and now we’ve ended up earning enough income to pay off credit card debt, remodel our master bathroom and add to our children's college education fund.”

How Solavei Works

Solavei is a cost-effective mobile phone service with no obligation to share or sign up others. Members who choose to use Solavei’s powerful social commerce platform to share the Solavei opportunity with their friends and family can use the money to offset their monthly mobile bill and even have the opportunity to generate recurring monthly income. At its simplest, the plan allows members to earn $20 per month for every three members (called a “Trio”) they or someone directly connected to them signs up for mobile service. When members have three Trios, the income generated is greater than their monthly plan cost of $49, essentially making their mobile service free. The more members in a person’s network, the more income earned.

“As a teacher, I’m always looking for additional streams of income to get ahead and help pay bills,” said Jason Reeves, Solavei member from Atlanta. “With Solavei, I’m able to use my iPhone at a much better price than before – free. By simply sharing Solavei with my friends, I’ve positively impacted their lives and mine.”

Solavei’s mobile phone partner, GSM Nation, offers a range of unlocked phones pre-configured with Solavei settings, including iPhones, with six month no interest, no payment financing. Members with iPhones on Solavei service in the newly re-farmed HSPA+ coverage areas will receive the highest data speeds, and unlike some other no-contract wireless providers, Solavei offers 4GB of high-speed data.

To learn more about Solavei and signup for great mobile service, visit solavei.com.

ABOUT SOLAVEI

Solavei provides a contract-free, affordable mobile service to consumers. It also offers a unique opportunity for members to earn recurring monthly income by sharing the service with their friends and family. Through leveraging the power of today’s social connectivity through its unique social commerce platform, Solavei offers a highly efficient and scalable means to both consume and distribute mobile service. Former Fortune 100 telecom and retail executives and advisors lead Solavei. For more information, visit solavei.com. For the brand’s latest news and updates, find Solavei on social media at Facebook.com/Solavei and Twitter.com/Solavei.

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I've heard its a pretty cool company but I haven't tried it yet myself. My buddy says she is making a killing off of it!
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I've heard its a pretty cool company but I haven't tried it yet myself. My buddy says she is making a killing off of it!
I'm curious how people who are doing well with Solavei are doing it.
I make good money with another online business but with Solavei I am doing dismally.

It seems to me the people who are doing well must be making cold calls or else they have a large network of people they know personally or peripherally who they are selling to on a one-on-one basis. Seems that having a web site - even a well ranking one - doesn't work.

Am I right?

Those of you who are having success what is the basic method or your success? I don't expect you to give away your secrets but I'm just curious as to how you're doing it. Person-to-person sales is not my forte and I don't have a lot of people in my network of friends/family...

I love my Solavei service but as far as making money with it, I am not doing well at all.
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I'm curious how people who are doing well with Solavei are doing it.
I make good money with another online business but with Solavei I am doing dismally.

It seems to me the people who are doing well must be making cold calls or else they have a large network of people they know personally or peripherally who they are selling to on a one-on-one basis. Seems that having a web site - even a well ranking one - doesn't work.

Am I right?

Those of you who are having success what is the basic method or your success? I don't expect you to give away your secrets but I'm just curious as to how you're doing it. Person-to-person sales is not my forte and I don't have a lot of people in my network of friends/family...

I love my Solavei service but as far as making money with it, I am not doing well at all.
I'm not sure what your "success" expectations are but I'm very pleased with where I've come since prelaunch.

I've been in Network Marketing for over 15 years and I've never grown as fast or had as many team members under me. So this has been great in my opinion.

It's been a little of everything that has worked for me.

Warm Market
Networking events
Facebook
cold calls
IboToolbox
Forums
SOCO system has helped me when I put leads into my system

It has all added up to growth.

Let me know if I can answer any questions for you.

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Hi Manny, what I mean by not having success is that I've been in since before the launch, I've got youtube vids on p1 of youtube and p1 of google for certain keywords, even web sites on p1 for some good keywords, yet I've only got 5 people total in my network!

I've worked very hard at promoting my sites and youtubes yet none of it is leading to members signing up!

My experience has been the opposite of yours - this has been the worst network marketing co. I've been involved with! I am not blaming Solavei, I'm just thinking it's probably not a good match for me personally, for some odd reason.

Could you expand on these:

Warm Market - what does that mean exactly? People you know personally?
Networking events - care to share what type?
Facebook - just having a page or posting on tons of others' pages, or advertising your page/web site?
cold calls - Ick, this I won't do. Not my style.
IboToolbox - not sure what this is, I'll have to look it up.
Forums - Maybe I can try this...
SOCO system has helped me when I put leads into my system - what is that? Do you mean the Solavei back office system? Do you buy leads or ?

I understand you may not want to give away too many of your secrets but anything you can share might help me find some success with Solavei. So far I love the service but it's not working out for me like I hoped in terms of getting people to sign up. By the way, I'm not the only one this is true for, I'm hearing this a lot. I know it's not cool to say that, perhaps but I am being honest here. I've already admitted that the problem may be one of different styles for different people. My sponsor has quit promoting it already and people under me are also having difficulty and a couple have quit.

I do think it has a lot to do with needing to do more person-to-person type sales as opposed to building and promoting web sites/pages/youtubes which is the method I have used to make my other network marketing business a big success.
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Hi Manny, what I mean by not having success is that I've been in since before the launch, I've got youtube vids on p1 of youtube and p1 of google for certain keywords, even web sites on p1 for some good keywords, yet I've only got 5 people total in my network!

I've worked very hard at promoting my sites and youtubes yet none of it is leading to members signing up!

My experience has been the opposite of yours - this has been the worst network marketing co. I've been involved with! I am not blaming Solavei, I'm just thinking it's probably not a good match for me personally, for some odd reason.

Could you expand on these:

Warm Market - what does that mean exactly? People you know personally?

Warm market being family and friends and people who know me by name when I call them or see them. THIS HAS BEEN WHERE PEOPLE ARE EXPERIENCING THEIR MOST SUCCESS.

Networking events - care to share what type?
BNI, Local networking events with other business owners, etc.

Facebook - just having a page or posting on tons of others' pages, or advertising your page/web site?

I have slowed down on this part to focus on my fan page but my success has been through my personal page just making posts and sharing videos. Had one person from a previous company we were both in join. Had another person who saw I liked the Solavei Fanpage and since he was on T-Mobile prepaid it only made sense for him and he preferred to join with someone he semi knew. Most recent was someone else who I never had a conversation with other then when he first asked about Solavei. If you market..they will come.
cold calls - Ick, this I won't do. Not my style.

Not for the lighthearted for sure. Many can't stand rejection. I don't like it either but have learned to have thick skin in this business. I don't recommend this route. It is not for everyone. When helping my team...this is the last thing I recommend. It truly is not for the lighthearted.

IboToolbox - not sure what this is, I'll have to look it up.

If you see any of my ibourl links that will lead u to it.
Forums - Maybe I can try this...
SOCO system has helped me when I put leads into my system - what is that? Do you mean the Solavei back office system? Do you buy leads or ?

Back to calling leads...I've managed to get hundreds of leads and I put them into my Social Commerce system. It is for Solavei members but not by Solavei themselves. They have come out with a similar system just a couple of days ago. You might have heard of it. I'm sticking with the SOCO system. It's helped me convert and they offer a way to get the system for free when you refer 3. The new Solavei system does not offer the FREE option.

I understand you may not want to give away too many of your secrets but anything you can share might help me find some success with Solavei. So far I love the service but it's not working out for me like I hoped in terms of getting people to sign up. By the way, I'm not the only one this is true for,
Truth is my friend, this is with any company. There are some that won't do the necessary steps to be successful. For example, actually picking up the phone and calling their friends and family. Many won't take this route. Some will, some won't, so what...NEXT! This is not for everyone. I understand that but the service is for most for sure if at the minimum.

I'm hearing this a lot. I know it's not cool to say that, perhaps but I am being honest here. I've already admitted that the problem may be one of different styles for different people. My sponsor has quit promoting it already and people under me are also having difficulty and a couple have quit.

I do think it has a lot to do with needing to do more person-to-person type sales as opposed to building and promoting web sites/pages/youtubes which is the method I have used to make my other network marketing business a big success.
All the methods works but nothing happens overnight. There is a continued effort needed. If people are not picking up the phone and actually making calls then they are going to struggle. Some who are already at the Staci Wallace and Tom McMurrain stage came in with a huge list and others. Most people are simply growing by talking to their warm market and getting into their warm market. This makes so much sense.

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I'm curious how people who are doing well with Solavei are doing it.
I make good money with another online business but with Solavei I am doing dismally.

It seems to me the people who are doing well must be making cold calls or else they have a large network of people they know personally or peripherally who they are selling to on a one-on-one basis. Seems that having a web site - even a well ranking one - doesn't work.

Am I right?

Those of you who are having success what is the basic method or your success? I don't expect you to give away your secrets but I'm just curious as to how you're doing it. Person-to-person sales is not my forte and I don't have a lot of people in my network of friends/family...

I love my Solavei service but as far as making money with it, I am not doing well at all.
Hi seosoldier,

I think if you look at the top performers in Solavei (I mean the ones at Social Director and Social Executive levels), you'll see that most of them have one of two things going on -

A) They either have a system other people can plug into (complete with training webinars / calls), or

B) They have other people on their team who have a system.

The thing about systems is that they make it easy for people to recruit. With a system, you don't have to know anything to be able to plug in and make sales. Systems also make it possible for people with no marketing experience to succeed and build your team for you.

Also, if you examine the compensation plan - especially the 40% rule - you'll see that all you really need are 3 big builders under you. In other words, person X could bring in exactly 3 people (1 trio) into Solavei, and if those 3 people have huge lists or large networks (or a system that builds huge lists and large networks, or a person under THEM that builds a large network), person X would not need to do much else to get to Social Executive.

How do you find 3 big builders?

By speaking to hundreds, even thousands of people. Or speaking to a smaller number of highly qualified people - those who you already know have the list, the capabilities or the connections. In other words, by putting way more than 3 people on your team.

Or, if you never pick up the phone, by getting so many leads into your system that eventually, sooner or later, someone big finds you and joins.

The more people you bring into your network, the higher your chances of them, or someone they bring in having a connection that explodes your network. It's a numbers game. Phone time reduces the numbers you need up front.

Systems, by the way, allow you to make warm calls rather than cold calls.
You talk to someone who's already expressed some interest in your program (i.e., Solavei) by opting in - and then has had a chance to review information (videos, PDFs, etc.) so that you can have an intelligent conversation with them (or, rather, a scripted conversation that positions you).

(As an aside, this is different from your warm market, which is your friends & family - people you know personally).

But let's get to the real question here, which is this: how can YOU make those top ranked sites / videos work for you? Without having seen your videos or websites, I can't say much - I can only ask questions.

1) You're obviously good at SEO. Where do you send people from your sites? What information are you giving them?

2) Are you building a list / getting leads?

3) Do you have a system set up OR have you plugged into a system that does the work of following up for you? If you're generating a good number of leads via SEO, you could build your own system that offers leads to those who join. That would probably get you a good number of very interested prospects.

4) You may hate making phone calls, but if you get someone on your team who loves making calls, could you work together - you get the leads, they make the calls? Could someone in your upline help?

5) Are you willing to stretch beyond your comfort zone - to learn & practice a new skill (such as talking on the phone)?

I guess what I'm saying is, play to your strengths. Use what you have, and get other people / systems to do the stuff you don't want to do. And if you're really keen on succeeding, stretch beyond your comfort zone.

Finally, to answer the question you posted personally, I'm having success with my warm market (family/friends), my list (people I've helped before), my business connections (coming from mobile marketing here), using an automated system, and getting leads through a variety of channels (mobile marketing, magazine ads, and more).

The basic method I use is this:

1) Share Solavei (i.e., let people know it exists). Depending on the keywords you're ranking for, you may already be doing this.

2) Follow up with those who are interested by giving them more information (I do this via automation - using a system).

3) Call people up after they've had a chance to review the information & sign them up.

Have I had people sign up without talking to them first? Sure. But I would have also lost many awesome team members had I not picked up the phone and called.

(As an aside, it's not a matter of selling on the phone. It's a matter of seeing how you can help someone achieve their goals).

I think your SEO skills are a huge asset. A little tweaking & a little bit of stretching out of your comfort zone would probably turn things around for you in a big way.



Does that help?
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I think if you look at the top performers in Solavei (I mean the ones at Social Director and Social Executive levels), you'll see that most of them have one of two things going on -

A) They either have a system other people can plug into (complete with training webinars / calls), or

B) They have other people on their team who have a system.

The thing about systems is that they make it easy for people to recruit. With a system, you don't have to know anything to be able to plug in and make sales. Systems also make it possible for people with no marketing experience to succeed and build your team for you.

Also, if you examine the compensation plan - especially the 40% rule - you'll see that all you really need are 3 big builders under you. In other words, person X could bring in exactly 3 people (1 trio) into Solavei, and if those 3 people have huge lists or large networks (or a system that builds huge lists and large networks, or a person under THEM that builds a large network), person X would not need to do much else to get to Social Executive.

How do you find 3 big builders?

By speaking to hundreds, even thousands of people. Or speaking to a smaller number of highly qualified people - those who you already know have the list, the capabilities or the connections. In other words, by putting way more than 3 people on your team.

Or, if you never pick up the phone, by getting so many leads into your system that eventually, sooner or later, someone big finds you and joins.

The more people you bring into your network, the higher your chances of them, or someone they bring in having a connection that explodes your network. It's a numbers game. Phone time reduces the numbers you need up front.

Systems, by the way, allow you to make warm calls rather than cold calls.
You talk to someone who's already expressed some interest in your program (i.e., Solavei) by opting in - and then has had a chance to review information (videos, PDFs, etc.) so that you can have an intelligent conversation with them (or, rather, a scripted conversation that positions you).

(As an aside, this is different from your warm market, which is your friends & family - people you know personally).

But let's get to the real question here, which is this: how can YOU make those top ranked sites / videos work for you? Without having seen your videos or websites, I can't say much - I can only ask questions.

1) You're obviously good at SEO. Where do you send people from your sites? What information are you giving them?

2) Are you building a list / getting leads?

3) Do you have a system set up OR have you plugged into a system that does the work of following up for you? If you're generating a good number of leads via SEO, you could build your own system that offers leads to those who join. That would probably get you a good number of very interested prospects.

4) You may hate making phone calls, but if you get someone on your team who loves making calls, could you work together - you get the leads, they make the calls? Could someone in your upline help?

5) Are you willing to stretch beyond your comfort zone - to learn & practice a new skill (such as talking on the phone)?

I guess what I'm saying is, play to your strengths. Use what you have, and get other people / systems to do the stuff you don't want to do. And if you're really keen on succeeding, stretch beyond your comfort zone.

Finally, to answer the question you posted personally, I'm having success with my warm market (family/friends), my list (people I've helped before), my business connections (coming from mobile marketing here), using an automated system, and getting leads through a variety of channels (mobile marketing, magazine ads, and more).

The basic method I use is this:

1) Share Solavei (i.e., let people know it exists). Depending on the keywords you're ranking for, you may already be doing this.

2) Follow up with those who are interested by giving them more information (I do this via automation - using a system).

3) Call people up after they've had a chance to review the information & sign them up.

Have I had people sign up without talking to them first? Sure. But I would have also lost many awesome team members had I not picked up the phone and called.

(As an aside, it's not a matter of selling on the phone. It's a matter of seeing how you can help someone achieve their goals).

I think your SEO skills are a huge asset. A little tweaking & a little bit of stretching out of your comfort zone would probably turn things around for you in a big way.



Does that help?
Great post!

You hit the nail on the head on a lot of it.

There are people with less people enrolled on their first level than me but making more money because they signed up someone who does have that list or have some name recognition.

At the same time, my business is continuously growing and my income has been going up every month. I am consistently doing something every day that helps my business grow.

This is a no brainer in a lot of ways but is it for everyone? Not the business portion but definitely the service :-)

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Thanks for that info and comments, lianecarmi .

I do have a system, I'm in the same system as Manny, but I guess I haven't immersed myself in the system, for one thing, and for another I think a lot of what you talk about my needing to do is probably not in my comfort zone.

I could either try to stretch outside my comfort zone or I can accept that maybe this is not my style and take my skills to other IM areas that are more of a match.
This is something I need to think about.

My main problem is that my sites are not leading to inquiries. I have resisted using the Squeeze Page to ask for telephone numbers because I didn't think it would work and I hate asking for phone numbers (have been thinking about asking for email addys but not phone numbers).

Calling even warm leads is not really my style, I'm just not a phone guy, I'm an email/internet guy.

You make some good points about how I could hire others or work with others perhaps. Maybe what I'll do is see if I can get some phone numbers with a squeeze page and then try to talk myself into calling them. If that is too uncomfortable for me I have a friend under me in Solavei who could make the calls, or I could maybe pay someone else to do it.

You've given me a lot to think about in terms of if I want to continue and work a system or if I would rather work my own way in another aspect of IM.
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Thanks for that info and comments, lianecarmi .

I do have a system, I'm in the same system as Manny, but I guess I haven't immersed myself in the system, for one thing, and for another I think a lot of what you talk about my needing to do is probably not in my comfort zone.

I could either try to stretch outside my comfort zone or I can accept that maybe this is not my style and take my skills to other IM areas that are more of a match.
This is something I need to think about.

My main problem is that my sites are not leading to inquiries. I have resisted using the Squeeze Page to ask for telephone numbers because I didn't think it would work and I hate asking for phone numbers (have been thinking about asking for email addys but not phone numbers).

Calling even warm leads is not really my style, I'm just not a phone guy, I'm an email/internet guy.

You make some good points about how I could hire others or work with others perhaps. Maybe what I'll do is see if I can get some phone numbers with a squeeze page and then try to talk myself into calling them. If that is too uncomfortable for me I have a friend under me in Solavei who could make the calls, or I could maybe pay someone else to do it.

You've given me a lot to think about in terms of if I want to continue and work a system or if I would rather work my own way in another aspect of IM.
You know what works for me when it comes to the SOCO system?

I have inserted about 700 leads (cold market) and it didn't cost me a thing.

When I get a prospect who watches a video for longer than a minute or has opened email multiple times I text them asking if it's a good time to talk.

Maybe you can take this approach. It has worked for me.

That way you are getting permission to call them.

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What is the SOCO system?

I have still not joined this service as I love my t-mobile, but now I am tempted after visiting my thread and seeing all the response.

I believe a squeeze page system would probably be the best. I would like to know people are interested and could keep them on a mail list for information as it comes. Anyone of you have a list system?

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What is the SOCO system?

I have still not joined this service as I love my t-mobile, but now I am tempted after visiting my thread and seeing all the response.

I believe a squeeze page system would probably be the best. I would like to know people are interested and could keep them on a mail list for information as it comes. Anyone of you have a list system?

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Hi Momakmak,

Not sure what you mean by List system? Do you mean a way to grow your list?

You mentioned loving T-Mobile. Solavei is T-Mobile basically with out the name and Solavei offers more benefits to it's users like the option of getting free service.

The SOCO system is called Social Commerce system.

Solavei is a Social Commerce company that offers different products and uses the Social commerce way to get the word out. As you know their initial product is the phone service but here shortly they are adding Solavei retail where you will shop at places like Starbucks, Walgreens, Walmart, etc and get cash back on your Solavei debit card. Basically acting like a discount but instead of discount upfront you get cash back on your debit card.

The SOCO system is a tool basically to help get people information about Solavei.

Has landing pages, marketing site, autoresponder with Solavei specific emails and other stuff.

If you go to socialcommercebuilder.com (this is not an affiliate link just information) you can get more information.

Solavei does offer a system that is very similar but the main difference I like is that when you refer 3 to the SOCO system it is then free but the Solavei system is same monthly $19.95 price but no option to get it free.

Hope this helps,

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Social commerce builder is probably exactly what I was looking for. I am just very weary of mlm selling because like seosoldier, I seem to be terrible at cold sales.

Have any of you tried postcard mailing?

Feed back would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Have any of you tried postcard mailing?

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It's not about "cold sales" per say. It's about building relationship and gaining their trust. At the cold stage they don't join you. They have to know you care about them and what they want and need before they join you.

Most of my sign ups started in the "cold market". Very few of them are warm market.

The thing about network marketing/mlm is that if you are not finding people to actually talk to (meaning pick up the phone and call them) it's not usual they will sign up. I have had 1 person sign up without contacting me and I still don't know which of my marketing efforts helped them find me. Everyone else I had a conversation with either by phone or email before they sign up.

For me and what has led to my growth:

BNI Network meetings
Forum Posting (like here)
Cold Leads (people who have requested info about starting a business from home)
IBOToolbox (Lots of organic traffic)
Facebook
Flyers (Which led to 1 warm market signup)
Family (Brother and wife)
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I do something every single day. Just got back from getting 50 business cards out there.

For most people their immediate success has come from warm market (friends and family).

Due to many changes in my life and the many number of different network marketing companies I have been a part of in the past I really don't approach my family and friends.

The difference between Solavei and the other companies that I have been a part of is that there is no autoship needed every month. It's a product that EVERYONE uses. Retention is probably the best in the industry simply because it's cellphone service and every needs it. MLM/NM average of people promoting a company generally don't enroll more than 2. With Solavei we are blowing that number out of the window. Over 160K people in 6 months is amazing growth and now we are considered the fastest growing MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) in HISTORY. Examples of MVNO that are known is Boost Mobile (Sprint), Straight Talk (ATT/T-Mobile), Tracfone/Net 10 and Solavei has grown faster than all of them.

If a person is wanting to make an extra income Solavei is a great option.

Even just signing up a family member or so and using your SS helps you get your bill down.

Some just join to refer enough people to get free phone service.

Not trying to scare you off trying to be open to what to expect in order to grow a business.

Think about this: Let's say it takes you two years with moderate effort...like a few hours a week of effort and you enroll 54 people by yourself. At the minimum you would make $1360/mo and if you never did another thing after that and none of those 54 people ever did anything as a business and just used the service you would make that much every single month for as long as they keep the service.

Let's also say that you only refer 15 people yourself and out of those 15 people some enroll 39 people. That will still pay you a minimum of $1000 a month every month as long as they keep their service. Think about this....it wouldn't stop there as many of them will still keep growing.

At the end of the day, this really shouldn't be that hard.

From my experience with Solavei...it really hasn't been hard but I'm not a thousandaire yet but I am almost there :-)

In reference to postcard mailing I haven't tried that yet so I can't give personal experience in that department.

Hope this helps,

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Thanks.
Solavei's "sharesolavei" system has an autoresponder built in. So does the system I use, which I won't list here because I can't list it without giving an affiliate link.

Solavei's autoresponder is very non-MLMish. Mine is very much MLMish and business oriented. Not sure how the autoresponder with SOCO is. Maybe Manny could let us know?

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I think Manny already mentioned - it's really not cold calling when they've been warmed up to the product and are seeking information from you. But...anyway, that's what there are scripts for. Todd Falcone has an awesome set of scripts for network marketing, but it still takes guts to initially pick up the phone and call. After a while, it becomes easy.

As an aside, I've pretty much sucked at network marketing until now. That's because I think the product is awesome - in terms of saving money every month - and I'm into technology anyway. So...I feel comfortable sharing this company with friends & family...which means I feel confident sharing it with complete strangers. I've never felt that about other companies before - which is why I "hid" behind my computer and hardly ever made calls.

Actually, if you look at Solavei's sales materials (videos), you'll notice they don't really sound like other network marketing companies. They just kind of fell into that category because of the compensation plan they put together.

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Hi seosoldier,



Also, if you examine the compensation plan - especially the 40% rule - you'll see that all you really need are 3 big builders under you. In other words, person X could bring in exactly 3 people (1 trio) into Solavei, and if those 3 people have huge lists or large networks (or a system that builds huge lists and large networks, or a person under THEM that builds a large network), person X would not need to do much else to get to Social Executive.
Just wanted to quickly respond to my previous comment as this is no longer true. There's a recent change to the comp plan that does require a person to have more trios in their direct personal network in order to achieve leadership roles, and in order to reach "thousandaire" level.

Hope that helps!
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Solavei's "sharesolavei" system has an autoresponder built in. So does the system I use, which I won't list here because I can't list it without giving an affiliate link.

Solavei's autoresponder is very non-MLMish. Mine is very much MLMish and business oriented. Not sure how the autoresponder with SOCO is. Maybe Manny could let us know?
SOCO autoresponder is specifically designed with information about the social commerce side of Solavei and the service and the Trios and some of the well known people who have joined like Stephen Baldwin and American Idol Finalist and Pro Race car driver. Basically information to peak their interest and hits all aspects of it.

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I think Manny already mentioned - it's really not cold calling when they've been warmed up to the product and are seeking information from you. But...anyway, that's what there are scripts for. Todd Falcone has an awesome set of scripts for network marketing, but it still takes guts to initially pick up the phone and call. After a while, it becomes easy.

As an aside, I've pretty much sucked at network marketing until now. That's because I think the product is awesome - in terms of saving money every month - and I'm into technology anyway. So...I feel comfortable sharing this company with friends & family...which means I feel confident sharing it with complete strangers. I've never felt that about other companies before - which is why I "hid" behind my computer and hardly ever made calls.

Actually, if you look at Solavei's sales materials (videos), you'll notice they don't really sound like other network marketing companies. They just kind of fell into that category because of the compensation plan they put together.



Just wanted to quickly respond to my previous comment as this is no longer true. There's a recent change to the comp plan that does require a person to have more trios in their direct personal network in order to achieve leadership roles, and in order to reach "thousandaire" level.

Hope that helps!
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All the methods works but nothing happens overnight. There is a continued effort needed. If people are not picking up the phone and actually making calls then they are going to struggle. Some who are already at the Staci Wallace and Tom McMurrain stage came in with a huge list and others. Most people are simply growing by talking to their warm market and getting into their warm market. This makes so much sense.

Good luck,

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Manny, I have not refused to make any calls, I just haven't had anyone respond to my various Solavei pages with a phone number to call them back at!

I have gotten 2 people to sign up via my web sites/youtube channel, and in one case that took several emails and in the other they just signed up from my link.

But the problem is I'm not getting "bites" from my 4 or so web sites and several youtubes most of which have at least some p1 google/youtube exposure.

Again not to down Solavei but my sense of it is that most of the people doing really well have plugged into some kind of list they already had going. And most who are doing "okay" have a lot of friends and/or family members to present it to.

And of the 4-5 people I have been involved with who do not have the above, none are doing very well with it. I'm getting $20/month from my one trio; I had one person drop out, my down line has had 2 people drop out, and 2 of the people I have under me have not gotten any signups at all.

Manny, you wrote:
"For me and what has led to my growth:

BNI Network meetings
Forum Posting (like here)
Cold Leads (people who have requested info about starting a business from home)
IBOToolbox (Lots of organic traffic)
Facebook
Flyers (Which led to 1 warm market signup)
Family (Brother and wife)
blogs"

When you say BNI do you mean you go out to local meetings and press the flesh and meet people and tell them about the Solavei opportunity? (ie; handing out business cards and giving a quick sales pitch)

Where do you get the cold leads re home business (if it's not a trade secret)? Little sniper sites about making money from home or ? (I see that one of our well known Team Unlimited people does have such a site about making money online and it features a squeeze page that leads people then to his Solavei sign up page). I have been thinking about doing something like this.

When you say you use Facebook, how do you use it? Do you post on all your "friends'" walls regularly, or just post on your own? Do you use Facebook ads that go to your facebook page or to a web site? I have never figured out how to get any profit from Facebook though I know many do...

I tried flyers - put up dozens of them at local colleges and other places and did not get one referral from that.

Thanks for the recommendation of IBOtoolbox, I had not heard of that. Just signed up, sounds interesting.

I have not given up on Solavei, I am just at a point where I realize I have to try something(s) different because what I've been doing - that worked for my other business - is not working for this one.
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Manny, I have not refused to make any calls, I just haven't had anyone respond to my various Solavei pages with a phone number to call them back at!

I have gotten 2 people to sign up via my web sites/youtube channel, and in one case that took several emails and in the other they just signed up from my link.

But the problem is I'm not getting "bites" from my 4 or so web sites and several youtubes most of which have at least some p1 google/youtube exposure.

Again not to down Solavei but my sense of it is that most of the people doing really well have plugged into some kind of list they already had going. And most who are doing "okay" have a lot of friends and/or family members to present it to.

And of the 4-5 people I have been involved with who do not have the above, none are doing very well with it. I'm getting $20/month from my one trio; I had one person drop out, my down line has had 2 people drop out, and 2 of the people I have under me have not gotten any signups at all.

Manny, you wrote:
"For me and what has led to my growth:

BNI Network meetings
Forum Posting (like here)
Cold Leads (people who have requested info about starting a business from home)
IBOToolbox (Lots of organic traffic)
Facebook
Flyers (Which led to 1 warm market signup)
Family (Brother and wife)
blogs"

When you say BNI do you mean you go out to local meetings and press the flesh and meet people and tell them about the Solavei opportunity? (ie; handing out business cards and giving a quick sales pitch)
Basically, yes! Business Networking International is exactly that belly to belly meeting people. Not necessarily "handing" out business cards to people but when I get there all guests put a bunch of cards in a tray that everyone has access to when it goes around the room. Yes a "sales" pitch is involved. Like a 30 second commercial. Also the members set up one on one's to get to know one another and how they can help refer people to one another. I got 3 sign up from these meetings and 1 of them have a trio as well. Thanks to BNI (about 3-4 meetings as a guest) I have 6 people in my network.
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At this time I prefer not to say as I try to keep this an incentive when someone signs up for the SOCO site under me. Sorry! I will say that I have been able to get a hold of 700 leads at no charge and put them into the soco system and let the emails weed out the people I should call that raise their hand and show interest in Solavei

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Little sniper sites about making money from home or ? (I see that one of our well known Team Unlimited people does have such a site about making money online and it features a squeeze page that leads people then to his Solavei sign up page). I have been thinking about doing something like this.
My guess is that you are referring to my sponsor. I believe he developed the SOCO system and the YourUnlimitedMobile system that is available only to Team Unlimited members. Solavei's free version of marketing system is the exact same as the YUM site basically.

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When you say you use Facebook, how do you use it? Do you post on all your "friends'" walls regularly, or just post on your own? Do you use Facebook ads that go to your facebook page or to a web site? I have never figured out how to get any profit from Facebook though I know many do...
I never post on friends wall. IMO that is unethical and I wouldn't dream of doing that and upsetting my friends. What I do do is post on my fanpage and share on my personal page and that attracts attention.

Here is a little plan that I'm working as we speak that I got off of Tom's page. He believes in outsourcing once your budget is open to it:

*Set up swipe file and bitly links (I use ibourl links instead)
*15 FB posts/tweets a day
*Post one blog a day
*Birthday Notices/wishes
*20 FB comments per day
*10-15 Private messages per day
*Friend request replies
*Join 50 Groups
*Create one private group per day

I'm not doing this to the T just yet but I'm implementing this to my plan of action.

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I tried flyers - put up dozens of them at local colleges and other places and did not get one referral from that.
Flyers is something that has to be consistent and done regularly. My wife got 100 flyers out and we got 1 response who ended up signing up but not under me.

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Thanks for the recommendation of IBOtoolbox, I had not heard of that. Just signed up, sounds interesting.

I have not given up on Solavei, I am just at a point where I realize I have to try something(s) different because what I've been doing - that worked for my other business - is not working for this one.
Hope this helps,

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Im looking to get some input about Solavei.
Have you joined?
Have you recruited new members?
Have you gotten paid?

I believe I will join soon and then send out direct mailing to get the word out and hopefully some downline.

Please do not post your Solavei affiliate links on this thread!
I beleive the concept itself WORKS. I also believe your best shot for success at solavei may involve lots of OFFLINE marketing as opposed to purely online (truth is most succcessful MLMs had offline marketng in it regardless of what anyone says. MLM is totally different from the affiliate sales and you cant really build any lasting downline exclusively online without some personal contact.).

Also, Since the value of the product is in being able to call people free, and most of the people you call are those close to you (principally family, friends, neighbors and co-workers etc), you will need to get them involved. If you get a modern approach system to exploring those markets you can make a killing on this. If Now, you probably wont make it.

I have not personally done Solavei but i did read about it a lot and was so excited by the concept itself that I got an inspiration to actually start my own local Nigerian MLM based on the similar model, using a local phone provider in Nigeria.- Airtel

I started Talking Millionaires Network just in FEB 2013 n Nigeria [www.talkingmilllionaires.net.] based on PART of the solavei concept, without selling hardware, for a local phone company in Nigeria and the idea went crazy in less than 2 months. In less than 2 months we have had more than 600 paid subscribers. So as an entrepreneur who started a new MLM based on the concept in Africa, I know the concept WORKS.

I also need to point out that the concept of having UNLIMITED PHONE MINUTES on the Talking mIllionaires Network was very attractive in a place like Nigeria where it still cost about 50 cents per minute for regular calls. So people still got BIG value from using the phone lines with unlimited calling even if they did not really make much with recruitments. So my model may be different in that regard since just free minutes does not hold any exceptional value for the price in places like U.S or U.K anymore where for $49 on cricket, you get unlimited everything including emails, texts etc...

Nevertheless, I still will recommend you try Solavei anyway since they have other incentives. That is always better than wondering if it would work! You can always cancel after a few months if its not working for you

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While I dont very much care for the owners of solavei based on research, I beleive the concept itself WORKS. I also believe your best shot for success at solavei may involve lots of OFFLINE marketing as opposed to purely online (truth is most succcessful MLMs had offline marketng in it regardless of what anyone says. MLM is totally different from the affiliate sales and you cant really build any lasting downline exclusively online without some personal contact.).

Also, Since the value of the product is in being able to call people free, and most of the people you call are those close to you (principally family, friends, neighbors and co-workers etc), you will need to get them involved. If you get a modern approach system to exploring those markets you can make a killing on this. If Now, you probably wont make it.

I have not personally done Solavei but i did read about it a lot and was so excited by the concept itself that I got an inspiration to actually start my own local Nigerian MLM based on the similar model, using a local phone provider in Nigeria.- Airtel

I started Talking Millionaires Network just in FEB 2013 n Nigeria [www.talkingmilllionaires.net.] based on PART of the solavei concept, without selling hardware, for a local phone company in Nigeria and the idea went crazy in less than 2 months. In less than 2 months we have had more than 600 paid subscribers. So as an entrepreneur who started a new MLM based on the concept in Africa, I know the concept WORKS though I cant speak for the owners of Solavei. I dont know them much about them though google search showed some bad stuff about their history.

I also need to point out that the concept of having UNLIMITED PHONE MINUTES on the Talking mIllionaires Network was very attractive in a place like Nigeria where it still cost about 50 cents per minute for regular calls. So people still got BIG value from using the phone lines with unlimited calling even if they did not really make much with recruitments. So my model may be different in that regard since just free minutes does not hold any exceptional value for the price in places like U.S or U.K anymore where for $49 on cricket, you get unlimited everything including emails, texts etc...

Nevertheless, I still will recommend you try Solavei anyway since they have other incentives. That is always better than wondering if it would work! You can always cancel after a few months if its not working for you
Good post!

One question...you read some negative stuff on the owners?

I am very familiar with the lawsuit that will go no-where because there is no validity behind those claims and no one lost more money than the Solavei founder.

Can you share with me what you are referring to about the negative stuff on the "owner(s)"?

Please and thank you,

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When you say you use Facebook, how do you use it? Do you post on all your "friends'" walls regularly, or just post on your own? Do you use Facebook ads that go to your facebook page or to a web site? I have never figured out how to get any profit from Facebook though I know many do...
Wanted to follow up on this again as I just got another inquiry asking about Solavei.

If you look at my personal page you will see the few things I have posted and it led to a racquetball buddy asking about Solavei.

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Good post!

One question...you read some negative stuff on the owners?

I am very familiar with the lawsuit that will go no-where because there is no validity behind those claims and no one lost more money than the Solavei founder.

Can you share with me what you are referring to about the negative stuff on the "owner(s)"?

Please and thank you,

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Hey CoachManny, I dont think the idea is to get into talking about the negatives stories of the owners, if any...Thats not my style, people can google for themselves on anything they want to do. I will probably edit t my post to take that part out so peopel do not focus on the owners but on the prodcut or ocmpany itself. i beleive the discussion should center on benefits or othersiwe of Solavie. Thank you
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I will probably edit t my post to take that part out so peopel do not focus on the owners but on the prodcut or ocmpany itself. i beleive the discussion should center on benefits or othersiwe of Solavie. Thank you
Yes I would greatly appreciate that.

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I beleive the concept itself WORKS. I also believe your best shot for success at solavei may involve lots of OFFLINE marketing as opposed to purely online (truth is most succcessful MLMs had offline marketng in it regardless of what anyone says. MLM is totally different from the affiliate sales and you cant really build any lasting downline exclusively online without some personal contact.). [edit]
I am in an MLM where I do zero offline marketing and I'm making $1000-1500/month with it. I do think this is rare, as I also do not have a downline! I should, but don't as of yet.

I think what you wrote above is correct though, for Solavei and why I'm not succeeding with it. (Because the offline stuff is not what I like doing or am good at.)

I am nevertheless going to try a new approach, using squeeze pages for MMO sniper pages or even full sites and plugging into a system that sends follow up emails and if the leads are warm, then yes, I guess I will call them. ;-D Ugh.

Manny, thanks for the responses! Yes it is our fearless Team Unlimited leader I was speaking of, who has a squeeze page for a MMO blog, that forwards to his Solavei page.
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I am used to affiliate marketing. Basically send people to a page amd they sign up or order. I am not used to amking calls, even though I used to be a telemarketer and loan officer in before 2007.

right now i have no time for calls.

Also you know Big Al (mlm guru) does not do phone calls or something like that.
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My unlimited plan with Verizon was $109 bucks a month. Solavei looked like the right way to go. After a month of sharing the plan with others I can say I don't have a cell phone bill anymore and neither does my wife. This company is legit and I have no regrets about joining. I put the debit card on auto pay that Solavei gave me and the rest is history.

I wonder if there is a affiliate marketing strategy to really make this business take off?

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What do you mean Lou?

I'm having success growing my Solavei business.

My team uses a marketing system called IM Global and it's helping all of us.

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I am used to affiliate marketing. Basically send people to a page amd they sign up or order. I am not used to amking calls, even though I used to be a telemarketer and loan officer in before 2007.

right now i have no time for calls.

Also you know Big Al (mlm guru) does not do phone calls or something like that.
There are many network marketers who never pick up the phone...and there are many who do. If you've got the systems / copywriting / numbers for it, you can get away with never picking up the phone. It's basically a numbers game - the law of averages. But if you're limited on leads, picking up the phone is a sure way to increase your numbers and make more sales. So...if you don't have time for phone calls, make sure you have a system that does most of the heavy lifting for you. Would you pick up the phone and call if you knew that phone call would basically be to enroll someone?
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There are many network marketers who never pick up the phone...and there are many who do. If you've got the systems / copywriting / numbers for it, you can get away with never picking up the phone. It's basically a numbers game - the law of averages. But if you're limited on leads, picking up the phone is a sure way to increase your numbers and make more sales. So...if you don't have time for phone calls, make sure you have a system that does most of the heavy lifting for you. Would you pick up the phone and call if you knew that phone call would basically be to enroll someone?
Good post!

Phone calls/following up is vital to one's success in network marketing. Most people will not join you for the business side of it if they don't trust or know you.

I have had people join with just facebook contact but they were already on my FB friends list.

Not many have I signed up without a phone call to introduce myself.

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I'm p*ssed that Solavei closed my youtube channel down just for using the videos that THEY provided to us to show people, and they gave me NO warning about it whatsoever.

I'm also p*ssed that Solavei changed the terms so you make HALF now what you made before for people under the people you personally signed up. I've about had it with them. This was really a dishonest move, like "bait and switch" as far as I'm concerned: Get people to sign up and promise them $20/month for every trio the people you sign up get, and then switch that to $10/month. I call a Foul!

Their phone service is great, I'll say that and I will probably remain a member but I'm putting my marketing skills to better use. It's just plain hard to get people to sign up for new cell phone service unless you call them or talk to them in person, and that's not for me. I'm still going to try one more internet marketing system with them but if that doesn't work, I'm out.

With my other IM efforts I just have to write stuff, create links, get ranked, and get paid! Solavei is too overly protective of their brand! Closing people's youtube accounts - without even warning them first - just for using the videos they provided to us to use, is B.S.! My sponsor quit as well, and half the people I signed up personally quit as well.

I'm not discouraging people from signing up, I'm just telling it like it is so people go into it with their eyes open. I think this is a very good service and can be lucrative if you like doing cold calls, have a LOT of friends or a huge mailing list, or are the type of person who can approach strangers or everyone you meet on a daily basis and try to get them to sign up. For pure INTERNET marketing - not so good.
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I'm p*ssed that Solavei closed my youtube channel down just for using the videos that THEY provided to us to show people, and they gave me NO warning about it whatsoever.

I'm also p*ssed that Solavei changed the terms so you make HALF now what you made before for people under the people you personally signed up. I've about had it with them. This was really a dishonest move, like "bait and switch" as far as I'm concerned: Get people to sign up and promise them $20/month for every trio the people you sign up get, and then switch that to $10/month. I call a Foul!

Their phone service is great, I'll say that and I will probably remain a member but I'm putting my marketing skills to better use. It's just plain hard to get people to sign up for new cell phone service unless you call them or talk to them in person, and that's not for me. I'm still going to try one more internet marketing system with them but if that doesn't work, I'm out.

With my other IM efforts I just have to write stuff, create links, get ranked, and get paid! Solavei is too overly protective of their brand! Closing people's youtube accounts - without even warning them first - just for using the videos they provided to us to use, is B.S.! My sponsor quit as well, and half the people I signed up personally quit as well.

I'm not discouraging people from signing up, I'm just telling it like it is so people go into it with their eyes open. I think this is a very good service and can be lucrative if you like doing cold calls, have a LOT of friends or a huge mailing list, or are the type of person who can approach strangers or everyone you meet on a daily basis and try to get them to sign up. For pure INTERNET marketing - not so good.
Sorry you are having this experience.

Personally, I got a raise when they changed the payplan so I am definitely not complaining.

From the horses mouth (Staci Wallace), you can market Solavei on YT as long as you don't alter anything. I do know others who have had their YT channels shut down. I know for a fact that Solavei works closely with Google to make sure that people don't use Solavei (anything) in marketing urls.

I do have a YT channel and do market Solavei and have not had a problem.

If you are going to promote any Network Marketing company it is highly recommended you call people to develop relationships. If you just want to market and make sales and leave it there then affiliate marketing is the way. Network Marketing is about relationships...building trust.

I have lost a few people here and there but that is part of business. You start a business...you hire and fire people. We don't have to fire anyone..they do that themselves when they realize there is actual work needed to make money.

There is a pattern I've noticed with people.

They get in...they get excited....they tell a few people that don't sign up then they get discouraged then they run.

People don't realize...it's a business you are building. It requires work and it requires leadership.

I've been in Network Marketing for over 15 years and have never experienced the level of growth and success I am having with Solavei.

It's mental toughness. I don't let things get to me. I have to lead people I won't let things bother me that I cannot control.

I am Solavei,

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Amen!
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