Claiming to be the second largest long-disance and communications company in America, these people came to our city Advertising by billboards, flyers, and "usiness" cards. Basic rundown of their practices: You sign up for their service and become an owner of your own home-built business and sign up ither people to do the same thing. Cost..$245.
I have contacted our BBB here, because I have researched triangle schemes, and found that it "illegal" to require that you purchase products to be part of the "triangle". However.....when i contacted the local BBB I was informed that since I was not REQUIRED to purchase anything, there is nothing I can do about it. The only catch is.....you CAN sign up w/out purchasing anything, however you cannot sign-p anyone else and make money off of them....You are me and my girlfriends last resort. We saw your service on a Morning News Show, and have decided to contact you. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I recently read a registered complaint on Excel Communications. I'd like to address some of the misconceptions that this person had of the opportunity as a whole:
Claiming to be the second largest long-disance and communications company in America,
We are definitely not the second largest, but we ARE the fourth largest right behind the big three. Anybody who would believe we are second is pretty naive. We wholeheartedly intend to be there by the next few years, but this representative represented the company in error. I apologize for them, and I would like to know where this is so I can report on the offenders.
Basic rundown of their practices: You sign up for their service and become an owner of your own home-built business and sign up ither people to do the same thing. Cost..$245.
This is the basic premise. You are expected to gather 20 customers in your lifetime with the company. You do not need to sign up yourself (IT IS NOT REQUIRED), but it is encouraged because who in their right mind would try and get someone to use a service they themselves do not??
The only catch is.....you CAN sign up w/out purchasing anything, however you cannot sign-p anyone else and make money off of them....
The 'catch' is actually this. It has nothing to do with 'purchasing' any services. Excel is required by law to offer the ability to SELL our services with a fully refundable joining fee to the business owner. Business owners who elect this option receive commissions on all their personally aqcuired customers up to a limit of 10% of their collected billing. They are not eligible for any of the downline benefits under this arrangement. Since the training and materials to properly gather 'sign-ups', or managing representatives as they are correctly called, into your downline costs the company money, and since they do all the tracking and accounting of your various levels, this option is a non-refundable entry fee of $245. I would ask you to find me an accountant that will track your revenues in any business for less than $245. All of this is explained in the basic business presentation.
Excel is in the business of gathering customers by network marketing. Bringing in representatives that do nothing but gather customers (although gathering customers is required and necessary) is not the power of the process, so this position is not recommended, as it opposes the true wealth earning potential of network marketing (geometric progressive customer growth).
Please feel free to direct any future questions my way, as I am thoroughly researched and can find you the answer to any question that may arise with regards to this company.
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