This will be the most thorough LIMU compensation Plan that you can probably find on the internet because before I wrote this blog, I had a really hard time finding much of anything.
So…Let’s dig in deep as to what it will look like for you if you become a LIMU distributor and you jump into Limu Sales selling LIMU products of course!
The first thing I noticed when researching LIMU is that they focus on a much younger crowd than I’m use to seeing when looking at MLM companies.
Even when I did the Beach Body Coach Compensation plan, I didn’t see a lot of propaganda related to a much younger crowd like LIMU seems to be promoting to.
How have I determined this?
If you take at look at their 22 page compensation plan for LIMU you will see a lot of photos of younger people, with the exception of Rowdy Gaines (their Olympic spokes person) and whom I’m assuming is Gary Raser who is the man who invented the LIMU opportunity. (who seems like a very smiley happy guy)
I do like that the LIMU comp plan is referred to as the LIMU Prosperity Plan. It’s different and mixes things up for me so I really appreciate that the LIMU Business decided to do that.
I do want to give props to whoever is in charge of the LIMU product look and the LIMO Company photography.
I’m such a visual person and the LIMU Company compensation plan by far has had the best photography and graphs that I have seen thus far.
Each and every graphic is an impressive ad within itself and you have to admire it if you have seen as many mlm compensation plans as I have.
It’s almost eye candy!
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Along with their lucrative mlm compensation plan, the LIMU network marketing packaging that comes to you house is equally impressive.
Someone in the LIMU business is taking note of all the ridiculous “overstimulating” products out there in the market today and has taken a lesson from the 1950’s advertising propaganda.
Plan and Simple.
Plan and Simple will make you stand out in today’s insanely overstimulating world. I love it.
If you haven’t noticed, there is a cycle in the world of advertising….a sort of ebb and flow of design where one person stands out and the rest follow and then you have shelves of the same and then along comes the one person that sees that problem and makes something different again….but nothing new really…just different at the right time and when it is needed.
That’s what the LIMU company is doing.
Another thing I really like about the LIMU company is that they keep it simple in regards to what they are trying to sell too. They don’t offer a ridiculous amount of product.
They have a certain number of products and they are focused on getting them out in the world.
I don’t want to get caught up in explaining the LIMU products today but I do want to go over the LIMU compensation plan so that if you do choose to join in selling limu products you will do so informed and know exactly what the LIMU opportunity has to offer you.
Ok…so on to the 22 pages of the LIMU Company Compensation Plan (LIMU Prosperity PLan) document.
The first page gives you a little history and tells you why Gary Raser founded the LIMU company in 2004. His goal (like most mlm company leaders claim) is that he wants to help change lives.
An admirable goal indeed.
He wants to do for others what was done for him…so that makes me think he must have gotten really rich by being involved in a network marketing company and has decided to create an internet network marketing company that you can get rich off of in order to pay back to the world.
LIMU company wants to “share” not really sell and they prefer the term “build relationships” rather than recruiting you into a mlm.
It sound that he truly wants to be the one mlm company out of all the mlm companies out there that takes away the major challenges that mlm network marketors face when entering the internet network marketing or direct selling company adventures and opportunities.
The one major thing that holds others back from being successful, according to the LIMU comp plan is that people have a fear of selling. I agree to that.
Selling is kind of hard.
It takes a tough skin and time to get to a point to be a confident sales person…..but it doesn’t have to take years (see Brad’s video at the top of this article)
The LIMU company truly wants you to love their product and only then, share it with your friends but they don’t’ call it selling int he limu compensation paperwork.
I like this.
It’s nice and different.
No pressure even as I’m reading it.
But…what if my friends think my sharing is selling? I don’t know. This product better be really really good in order for me to just “share” and make money.
It’s going to have to be a product that sells itself and I haven’t really tried the LIMU products yet but now I”m tempted.
They must be really good in order to sell themselves and I really like frogs…and you know what…frogs are one of the most collected items in regards to collectibles in the world.
YOu know what else?
The color blue is something that sells more frequently too.
Tell me that the LIMU Blu Frog drink line isn’t a product from a genius. Seriously….are you getting this.
There is no way this can’t sell now. You think I”m joking but I’m not.
I spent several years making ceramics and the blue glazed ones always sold more quickly and at a higher price point.
People buy blue stuff. It’s weird and lucrative.
The second point that Gary Raser says is different about his LIMU company compensation plan is that he doesn’t want to put a financial burden on people by having another monthly bill to this lives.
For those of you reading this mlm review blog for the first time, most mlm companies have a requirement that in order to sell an item within their mlm company opportunity to make money, you have to have a certain amount of personal volume sales in which you, the mlm company distributor, purchases mlm products which is usuallly set on a monthly auto ship.
For example, BeachBody Shakeology is an auto ship program that most Beach Body coaches purchase in order to sell Beach Body Products and to be considered active as Beach Body Coaches. See my Beach Body Compensation Plan here for the Beach Body Coach Opportunity.
So the monthly bill pay for the LIMU company is solved by something called a “3 for Free) program which I talk about later in this post.
The final thing that Gary Raser is trying to solve within the LIMU Prosperity Plan is that of the negative reputation that is associated with mlm companies overall. Internt network marketing has received a bad rap (and as a matter of a fact that reputation has tainted most internet network marketing opportunities or jobs whether they are mlm companies or not).
The LIMU experience is meant to bypass the negative mlm company experience and streamline LIMU sales people or LIMU distributors to success faster by lowering the learning curve needed in order to become a successful online marketer.
OK! That’s all just page one of the LIMU compensation plan.
The next page focuses on teach you about the thirteen way to earn in the LIMU comp plan with the LIMU company.
LIMU Business Opportunity
- Commissions from Customers (weird because aren’t we just suppose to share with friends?)
- 3 For Free program (probably has to do with purchasing LIMU products)
- A Fast Track Bonus (usually something that you do in 30 days of joining)
- 2k VIP Bonus (probably reached after signing up friends)
- First Order Bonuses (after you sell once an an incentive…I’m guessing)
- LIMU BMW Bonus (Wow! A Car! Kind of like the Mary Kay Pink Car Incentive!)
- Level Bonus
- Cash Bonus
- Leader Development Bonus (when you develop leaders within your downline)
- 100K Leader Pool
- 500K Leader Pool
- Lifetime Cash Bonus
- Reward Trips (From what I saw these are cruises…pretty cool!)
So my first thought is for being simple..this surely isn’t. 13 ways is a lot of things to look at but lets break down the limu compensation plan and see what we can come up with to find out if you should join LIMU or not.
LIMU COMP Plan Explained
Customer Commissions with LIMU Product Sales
The first level of earning money with the LIMU compensation plan is to enroll and then ….wait for it
…wait for it…
Enroll in a month Autoship of 100PV (which is $100 of products /personal volume) or more.
Here’s what the commission payout looks like for LIMU product pushers at the customer commissions level:
To make this as simple as possible, you get 20% from any sales you personally make and you get 5% from sales that your promoters make (and they get 20% because it is their direct sale).
But, you have to be active to get the weekly payout and that requires a monthly autoship program.
I find this really strange because they know that the autoship issue is an issue…but here it is. BUT!!!
In comes the second way to make money with the LIMU compensation plan:
The LIMU 3 for Free compensation plan
Basically this means if you share with 3 customers (a fancy way of saying you SELL to three people) you get your next month autopay shipment for free as long as the total of all your customers equals 100 PV each or 300PV total. So basically, you need to sell 100PV per customer to get the free product.
If you only have an average of 250PV with those three customers you only get a credit of 75PV credit towards the 100PV required to remain active.
You can be a LIMU customer of a LIMU promoter to qualify for this program.
Then there is the catch. If you sell over 300PV (over 100PV credit) for the 3 for free program, you HAVE to change your autoship to match that extra in order to receive the product. I find this really annoying because you then have to go back in and put it back down to 100PV if you sell less the following period. In addition, you still have to pay shipping and handling on everything.
There is also a cap for promoters which is 250PV in the limu compensation plan for promoters who are at 20K or higher and it’s only set to 100PV cap for anyone else. Ok..so the monthly autoship either just became even more annoying or solved.
I’m not sure because now I’m confused. Do I still have to change my monthy LIMU autoship if I earn over my 100PV in the 3 for three program even if I am capped at 100PV?
The other catch?
It says that you are eligible to receive “about 100PV” discounted. That is vague and clearly doesn’t impress me now. I don’t want “about” anything. I want 100% of it.
LIMU Company Bonuses
Fast Track Bonus
This is common among a lot of mlm companies. If you enroll someone with a particular sale item, you get a bonus. In this case, they have the Fast Track Pack.
The Fast Track Pack comes with a hefty $499 price tag and makes my legs shake.
That’s a lot of cash to be throwing down for a company who is intent on changing the way mlm companies operate…..but alas….the LIMU properity plan is beggining to look just like any other mlm companies and their compensation plans that I have looked at with my mlm reviews blog.
This Fast Track Bonus is paid out weekly but the amount you get depends on your rank within the limu compensation plan. (see later down in this post)
Here’s what it looks like if you are expecting the Fast Track Bonus:
$499 Pack Sales Bonus
Paid AS Rank M/1K 2k/5k 20K 50K 100 K 200K
1st Generation $50 $100 $130 $155 $170 $180
2nd Generation $15 $25 $35 $45
$999 Pack Sales Bonus
Paid AS Rank M/1K 2k/5k 20K 50K 100 K 200K
1st Generation $100 $200 $260 $310 $340 $360
2nd Generation $30 $50 $70 $90
So taking a look at this, it reminds me of that one little problem with mlm companies and sponsor shopping. It is better for you to get more people in your 1st generation rather than build your legs for this particular bonus because you get more money from them if they sell these fast track bonuses on your 1st and 2nd levels.
Promotors, as it looks, are the next level in the LIMU comp plan that spend a significant amount on their “sharing” opportunity in order to sell the LIMU products.
In order to be eligible to receive this bonus for the rest of your time while selling LIMU products, you must enroll int he Fast Track Pack within 30 days of signing up to be a LIMU distributor. (ouch!)
This is smart on the LIMU company because it pushes a sense of urgency in new LIMU members because if you don’t spend at least $499, then you will never be eligible to receive the fast track bonuses and you’ll watch them pass up to your upline even if you brought the LIMU promoter into your downline.
They make this bonus look especially attractive because their example is so easy! Step #1 – enroll a promoter. Step #2 – get $130 cash BUT..in order to get that, you have to actually be a 20K promoter.
So…I think I might make more being a Dish promoter to my neighbors (initially anyways) until the $500 cap on earnings for promoting dish network falls into place.
2K VIP Bonus
This is a bonus that is paid out when you rank at 2K for your first month. You have to purchase a $499 Fast Track Pack and sign up 3 people who also buy the Fast Track Pack. Once you do that, you are qualified for the 2K VIP level AND you get $200 cash.
But wait! Didn’t the LIMU compensation plan in the very beginning say how they were more about sharing. It just seems to me that all these bonuses are pushing people to push people to get these expensive products.
I don’t know about you, but that’s not how I share.
Maybe I’m not thinking big enough?
So you buy this $500 worth of product and you then have to share (sell) it to make any money off of it right? I’m guessing.
There is a BETTER way folks. Did you listen to Brad at the video on the top of this post? If not, you need to now.
Stop wasting your time reading this LIMU compensation plan and take an internet online marketing course that will actually give you the skills you need in order to sell YOU, your new found skills and make you money on the side with a couple websites (or even just one site….I have one site that brings in over $500 a month for me..and I built is several months ago….it works for me now!).
Joining a mlm opportunity that sells products like this and where your income relies on selling the products does not make you passive income. Learning to build a website that does the work for you, and having the skills to help other local business owners do the same IS lucrative and far better than any of the mlm companies that I have given an mlm review on thus far.
It’s not a mlm. There is no requirement to buy anything other than the course to be successful. Are there things to buy when you get inside? Yes…BUT..they are not necessary. I’ve made money off of a totally free website. It’s totally possibly but only if you have the skills and you know what you are doing with online internet marketing.
AFter you take the course, if you choose to still join a MLM company, then you will be in a far better position to sell their product than what you are when you join.
Trust me. I’ve joined a couple mlm companies and I’ve made NOTHING and the “online training” in the mlm companies I have joined have not helped me.
You have to kind of be in with the “in crowd” in order to learn these secrets.
Why not cut the chase and learn the secrets that have made the mlm earners thousands of dollars first?
Wouldn’t that make more sense?
If you want to be a smartie pants and actually take a course in internet network marketing, then please…stop reading this blog about mlm companies and find your way to something better by filling out the form here:
Oh boy…so here’s a quote from Gary Raser, you know…the guy who was saying he wanted people to “share” at the beginning of the LIMU compensation plan?
“Everone who wants to earn a fortune should focus on mastering this process and growing the number of 2Kvips in your payline each month over the previous month.”
-Gary Raser LIMU compensation plan
Does anyone see a problem with this?
Again…how is that SHARING?
Gary, you are totally confusing me.
Ok. Maybe the LIMU compensation plan has something better beyond the 2KVIP bonus that doesn’t require me to spend half a grand upfront within 30days of joining and I can still earn a huge amount to survive in this world.
Again..maybe I’m just thinking too small and the whole point of the LIMU comp plan is to only take in the people who are serious about making money off of LIMU and believe so much in the LIMU products that they know that $500 is just a drop in the bucket in regards to the tons of cash you can get by selling LIMU original, LImu Lean, blu frog (I do want to try this) and the other limu fucoidan seaweed products.
(on a side note, fucoidan products seem to be getting really good reviews on amazon. I tried to research more about fucoidan and found several medical articles about fucoidan and the repression or prevention of cancer cell growth. I only found one that didn’t involve and actual injection of fucoidan in the body rather than by ingestion but I didn’t dig too deep)
Back to the comp plan.
Limu Bonus for the First Order
Whew! This is what I was looking for. A way to make money other than the Fast Track (although, I do feel like I need to get the Fast Track in order to be successful. I just can’t get it outta my head and I only have 30 days in the LIMU compensation plan in order to take advantage of that bonus for the rest of my LIFE with LIMU.)
Ok..heres the first order bonus in the comp plan:
First Order Bonus which is Paid Weekly
Sponsorship Levels Customer Volume
So for this type of compensation, you just have to be an active promoter (100pv autoship) of LIMU products and then anyone on your first level you get 20% commission. Anyone in all the other levels of your downline (down to the 5th level) you get 5% of the sales.
That’s awesome if you are good at getting sales people on your team….and then focus to get them all on the Fast Track before the end of the month so you can make some bank on this mlm company.
Now..it’s all about the money.
Forget sharing baby!
I want that cash and an limitless supply or all the fucoidan products I could possibly handle absolutely free! Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
I think I just went into some sort of greed trance.
Sorry about that.
Back to the purpose of this extremely lengthy blog post about the LIMU company and the LIMU opportunity.
(I wonder if LIMU original can help my knee to stop hurting. I just whacked it on my chair in my little greed frenzy and now I’m in some serious pain. Do LIMU products do that? Hmmmm…I wonder.)
MLM Car Bonus
LIMU BMW BONUS – BMW CLUB
I don’t care what you think
I LOVE this.
If there is a mlm company out there that will get me to really sell their products, LIMU might be it. I freakin want a bmw.
And I want one with the LIMU on it because then I’m like LIMU rockstar and there will be no stopping me.
I’ll be able to sell LIMU to people with a rich eye who hopefully have deep pockets and can join me on my LIMU mission to sell the most LIMU products on earth and become the LIMU celebrity of the year!!!
Or even better…what if they make a LIMU bmw with a blu frog detail all over it.
Hmm. I wonder if that baby has a leather interior.
OK..so how do we get this bmw with the limu compensation plan?
You have to REACH AND MAINTAIN the 20K rank (see later in this post how the ranks work) and then you get paid $600 of bonus cash each month towards the purchase or lease of a BLACK BMW.
But what if you don’t want a black BMW (call you crazy….that’s what)
If you don’t want the black BMW, then you can take $300 cash. But why would you do that?
Just suck it up and take the black BMW from the limu compensation plan and then when you are done paying for it, sell that sucker and get more than $300 cash for passing it up.
OR…drive that baby around and use it as an advertising tool. That would be the smart thing to do.
The only people who are eligible for the BMW bonus are those that are at the Paid-As 20K and up rank.
I like it.
If you get serious about selling the limu product line, then I say this is an awesome perk. $600 a month for a car.
Like Quarvay on the limu compensation plan says “it helps to make the presence of the LIMU opportunity known”
I like it.
Then John Raser (I’m guessing a relative of Gary) says that it’s like a trophy on wheels.
Who wouldn’t want that?
LEVEL BONUS with the LIMU compensation plan (paid monthly)
This requires a chart to explain. Basically, there is a percentage that you earn, as a LIMU promoter, from your downline up to 8 levels deep. To put it simply, you earn 5% bonus from each level as you grow.
If you are less than 1K earner yourself you get 5% from your level 1.
If you are 1K Promoter, you get 5% from your level 1 and your level2.
This is a nice bonus because it will encourage you to make more sales yourself and increase your own rank in order to earn the 5% commission from all the people in your downline.
Limu Compensation Cash BONUS
It seems like the LIMU company has almost every opportunity to make money on so many levels.
Maybe those 13 ways to make money aren’t so bad after all?
Here’s a rundown on their cash bonus which is only paid to those who reach and maintain the 100K rank or higher.
- 100K Rank
- Cash Bonus: $10,000 (monthly!)
- Meet the rank of 100K for the first time in the limu comp plan and receive the paid as rank of 100K for three months in a row. The, the bonus is paid in full
- 200K Rank
- Cash Bonus: $20,000
- Get Qualified for 200K in the limu compensation plan the first month you are qualified. It is awarded the first month you are qualified but it is paid over a 12 month period
- 300K Rank
- Cash Bonus: $30,000
- Qualified at 300K for the first month you are qualified in the limu company compensation plan and is paid over 12 months.
- 400K rank in the limu company
- Does NOT exist
- 500K Rank
- Cash Bonus: $100,000
- Awarded the first month you qualify but paid over 12 months
- 750K Rank
- Cash Bonus: $120,000
- Paid out over the course of 12 months after you are awarded in it in the first month you qualify with the limu prosperity plan.
- 1 M Rank
- Cash Bonus: $200,000
- Awarded the same as all the other cash bonus in the limu company compensation plan listed above BUT it is paid over 18months.
- 2M Rank
- Cash Bonus: $250,000
- Awarded started the first month you qualify according to limo comp plan and paid over 18 months
- **For the 200K rank and above cash bonuses in the limu company prosperity plan, if you are not paid-as for your rank, then you forfeit the cash bonus for that particular month. You have to maintain your paid-as rank in order to continue to get the bonus.***
Leader Development Bonus
This is how most mlm companies encourage people to bring in more promoters. If you help your promoter become better at promoting promoters to join the limu company, the better pay you get according to the limu network marketing compensation plan.
You first have to reach the rank fo 100K and then develop other 100K promoters. You then earn 5% of a leader development bonus on all the compressed volume all the way down to your 9th level.
If you help another promoter do the same thing, you get an additional 3% down to your 10th level.
This is pretty cool.
The only thing I’m not clear on is if I continue to earn 3% additionally on all the new 100K promoters that I create in my downline.
100K Leaders Pool
You and the other 100K earners share 1% of the Global Unilevel volume and divided “pro rata” based on your 1st through 8th compressed unilevel volume.
I’m confused…but let me use their example to explain.
Basically, you get to share 1% of the sales with others who are at your same level…sort of. You get a bit of that 1% according to your own volume.
If you have more volume, you get more of the 1%.
In the LIMU Company compensation plan, this is their example:
“If there are two 100ks who qualified, and you (promoter A) had 180,000 compressed unilevel volume in yoru 1st through 8th levels, and promoter B had 120,000 in compressed unilevel volume in theri 1st through 8th, the the pro-rata payout” is goig to be more so in your favor.
You can check out the pie chart but it should make sense.
500K Leaders Pool
At this level, you share 1% of the global unilevel volume and it is divided in a similar fashion as the 100K leaders pool volume.
LIFETIME MLM CASH BONUS
This is seriously good stuff if you reach 500K.
You have to be a Paid AS 500K earner or up and you don’t have anymore cash bonus payout…you qualify to earn up to 1% of your total qualifying volume.
You have to have 55% customers and 75% promoters with fast track packs in order for this to occur.
It’s all about sharing right?
You see…when the goal is to get over 75% promoters, then I just don’t see where this sharing is coming into play.
MLM REWARD TRIPS
50K – IF you reach teh 50K paids as rank and stay there for 6 months, you get a cruise.
100K – If you qualify for 100K, are paid as 100K for 9 months, you get a trip to Atlantis.
200K – If you reack 200K and are paid as 200K for the limu comp plan for a period of 12 months, then you get to go to Hawaii.
500K+ – You have to be paid as 500K and qualify for 500K rank according to the limu compensation plan and then maintain that for 12 months and you get to TRAVEL THE WORLD!
I think it is weird because if you are making this kind of money of the limu opportunity then you can work on your company anywhere and be able to travel the world anyways!
Additional perks for the LIMU compensation plan – Prosperity Plan
1. You can control where you place your new promoters. So you can place promoters under your promoters to help them build and still earn the fast track and first order bonuses that pay out according to the limu compensation plan.
2. They give you 6 weeks to qualify for a new week for each month rather than 4 weeks in order to reach a new rank….which can be done with carryover volume.
3. Grace Period: After you reach the 20K rank or higher, you are allowed to have 60 day grace period to maintain your same rank level or higher.
4. Waiting Room: It is some sort of tool that lets you leverage contesting and is an incentive for promoter to build fast. This allows you to reserve promoter spots and hold spots before you place new promoters. You get 60 days to watch the new promoters work and then you can place them where it benefits one time and within 60 days. This is great for building a good strategy in building your limu company team.
5. The LIMU Debit Card – Instant access to your LIMU pay. Money is protected if stolen.
6. Direct Deposit- Money in the Bank!
I will create a limu vocabulary blog post for the rest of this limu compensation plan.
I’m about burnt on this limu opportunity.
I have to say, it looks cool but when I joined my extra money making opportunity that is NOT a mlm company or network marketing company, I was able to join and understand exactly what I needed to do in order to make money and my brain didn’t hurt from all this bonus here, level there and rank over there talk.
I simply was joining a program that gave me the skills to create blogs and websites that rank in google (like this one that you are reading) and learn the industry secrets required in order to really dominate the internet and make money at the same time.
You can make money on the internet without mlm companies.
That way is here: