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The plan is very important. It shows how much work you need to do to get paid so much. All marketing plans have advantages and disadvantages. Different companies offer different margins for their products. The key to remember in margin comparison, if the company pays the distributor too low, you might not survive; if the margin is too high, you might earn a lot, but your retail customers will suffer and the business might not be long term. It is important to analyze the pricing of the products to insure that you have, and more importantly the people you sponsor, have a chance to break even quickly. Before I share with you a few of the more popular marketing plans to give you an idea about what some companies offer, I want to highlight two important components in every plan: DEMOTION and MAINTAINANCE
DEMOTION means dropping from one MLM position or level to a lower one (usually resulting in a loss of future potential income) or your remainder quota required to reach a certain target is increased or the volume achieved in the past does not count towards the grand total anymore. Demotion is an important factor to consider in every marketing plan as someone who suffers demotion may suffer a sudden loss in income and could be embarrassing to others.
MAINTENANCE (sometimes called autoship) is the minimum amount of sales volume (usually every month) a distributor or serious business builder has to buy, either his own personal volume or combined with group sales, in order to maintain his rank, be eligible for bonuses, overriding commission or sometimes even maintain his distributorship. Having maintenance or no maintenance has its pros and cons. Below are three scenarios which will serve clear up this concept.