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SUCCESS STORY Nerium International

MELANIE HESS

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magine making a multiple six-figure income every year. And

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then imagine walking away from that income to join a new company.

Sound crazy? That’s exactly what Mark and Tammy Smith

chose to do. The Smiths were making good money in another company, but after taking a look at Nerium, Mark and Tammy actually decided to leave their multiple six-figure income to start fresh with this explosive new venture. “We walked away from an already established income because we had that much confidence in Nerium,” Mark says. Fortunately their confidence paid off. Mark and Tammy are now the top earners in Nerium, bringing in $2.3 million a year, and just qualified for a $1 million dollar Live Better Bonus. What gave them their confidence and their success? First of all, says Mark, it was the product. “Anti-aging skincare is the right space to be in,” Mark says. “And our product is the absolute best. People see quick results, and that means our customers keep coming back for more.” Additionally, Nerium’s management team, led by CEO Jeff Olson, consists of some of the top relationship marketers in the world, and they know how to run a business. Olson, who wrote the popular marketing book The Slight Edge is one of the nation’s top businessmen, and together with company President Dennis Windsor and the rest of the team, they have over 150 years of experience. But, most importantly, they care about their brand partners and want to make it easy to share the product and build an income. “You can run your business entirely from your phone with Nerium’s app,” Mark explains. “The company also has Madison Avenue branding, and a compensation package that pays you 13 different ways.” Additionally, he explained, there are iPad, Lexus, and exotic trip bonuses. “Over 200 people have earned bonuses from $25,000 to $1,000,000” Mark says. “And 4500 people have qualified for our car bonus. All that in less than 2 years!” Nerium’s growth is the stuff of record books. With only one product and in only one country, the company has managed to grow 3600% from 2011 to 2012 and was recently awarded the Bravo Growth award from Direct Selling News. “Nerium did over $100 million in sales in our first full year,” Mark says. “I’m pretty sure no one has ever done that. And we were the fastest company to make the Global Top 100 network marketing companies.” But things aren’t slowing down. At their convention, attended

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by 10,000 brand partners, Nerium rolled out the next big thing: an anti-aging day cream that promises to be just as effective as Nerium’s original product.

Home Business Connection Magazine - October 2013  
Home Business Connection Magazine - October 2013  

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