BEWARE~~Ruel Morton and his business manager Bruce Beam are two people you do not want to get involved with. They are incredibly dishonest. They talk about how they will partner with you in the FHTM business and make all your business dreams come true. Well, be careful. The same was said to me and it did not happen. I was invited to his ranch in east Texas for a business conference. When we got there, we were told to leave our bags at our vehicle and one of the managers would bring them to the "guest" quarters. When my bags were brought to me, they had been damaged quite extensively. Bruce Beam told me that they had been driven over by a tractor and that they would would be replaced and taken care of. The bag that my clothes were in, was completely destroyed but the contents were not damaged. My laptop was in the other bag and obviously was in very bad shape. The screen was smashed and the body of the computer itself was beyond repair. Bruce told me to get it fixed or replaced and let him know and all would be taken care of. I took the computer to a computer repair shop and they informed me that it would cost more to fix than it would to just replace. So I proceeded to do some extensive research to find the best possible price on a replacement computer. After about 2 weeks, I contacted Bruce Beam and told him that I had found a replacement for a much better price and he told me to purchase the computer and send him the receipt for reimbursement. It has now been nearly 2 years and I have yet to receive a reimbursement for the computer. I was told by Bruce Beam, in multiple emails, which I kept, that he was sorry for the delay and that Ruel Morton would send me a check immediately for the cost. I am now very certain, since my emails will no longer be answered, that I will not be reimbursed at all. I am extremely glad that I am no longer "partners" with these people and this lesson, while not cheap, was a lesson that all should be aware of. If they can be so dishonest about this, one can only imagine how dishonest they would continue to be in the business venture. The replacement cost of a laptop computer should be a mere blip on the screen of someone making several million dollars a year.
The reason why I indicate that because FHTM which has changed my life so much. Now, I am very interesting in running this business. This company help my income increase significantly. I know some people haven't believed and complained something on FHTM's system. In fact, They are the unsuccessful business people due to some reasons. I think they ran their business go the wrong way. Moreover, they didn't have a strong mind and patient to go straight to their goal. Most American 95% only know the normal way to make money by working for salary and the rest of 5% do business. Why you don't give a chance to your life to make a freedom income similar with my case. The good thing of this business is " WILLABLE, SELLABLE, and TRUSTABLE ASSETS". The last thing I want to say with some unsucessful people that if you are not success to attain your goal, you shouldn't push other people down following your steps. In this difficulty currently economic, a lot of people wish to have a job. Most companies required skills and experience, or degrees. However, in FHTM where give free training without required experience. In fact, 100% business work required investment. Thus, the most simple thing is "NO INVESTMENT, NO INCOME". Then, we talk about the founder - Paul Oberson who has donated so much for poor people and done charity to schools. To me, a company with good owner will be a good place to help a chance for people. Until now, I still remember his sentence that " RESPECT DIFFICULTY, RESPECT DIFFICULTY, AND RESPECT DIFFICULTY".
Hi everyone, Im pretty much in the same situation as everyone here. My family member to advantage of my trust and thats why I am here. Myself and my better half have been doing a lot of research on this company. I think that if we can all get together we can do something about this. Nothings gonna happen overnight ... but we can do this. Please email me with your story ... and join the contact list to build our own pyramid ... we'll use their formula to bring them down. Are you ready? [protected]@yahoo.ca
Many individuals can be very skeptical toward multi-level marketing (MLM) companies (specifically towards Fortune High-Tech Marketing (FHTM)). Many are quick to assume that all MLM companies are illegal pyramid schemes that don’t even offer real products or are disguised as a business by using various products. It’s not shocking that many people are fearful about join a MLM network. They can’t help but wonder if they will get ripped off. Some former representatives (reps) from FHTM claim they got ripped off. Reps who do well at the company argue that the people who complain are the ones who are not making enough effort to network market and are unhappy with how much they end up making from the company. Reps who feel ripped off may have broken even with how much they spent on signing up with FHTM. This can happen is a rep is not proactive and does not purchase the products in the FHTM network.
It’s a too bad that there are companies out there that have ripped people off by trying to scam people with a high value product that is worth a tiny fraction of the original price. No one likes to feel as if they have been tricked or manipulated
Another reason why MLM companies, such as FHTM, have a bad name is merely because people are misinformed about the company. Some people just do not understand the concept of network marketing. People tend to know about Amway and Mary Kay. Sometimes it helps Reps to explain to potential customers how FHTM shares some similarities with these companies.
Many times in life, a person or company or organization gets a bad name because there are misunderstandings, lack of information and angry individuals who feel the need to exaggerate. When former reps from FHTM don’t reach their financial goals, they become disenchanted with the system. The network marketing system only works for people who constantly make an effort to make it work.
My complaint is that it gets extremely tiring to read of the stories where people feel they were mislead and left to fend for themselves while working FHTM. Let's be clear... FHTM is a company that gathers loyal customers for the companies it represents...and shares that concept with other people. That simple.
For the ones who need to have their hand held every step of the way...this business may not be a great fit for you. For those who choose to be proactive and take initiative? Go for it with FHTM.
Dish Network, Verizon, DuPont, GE, etc...all choose to partner with FHTM. Something good must be happening...
Fortune High-Tech Marketing (FHTM) happens to be a relationship marketing company that allows individuals to build their own business by marketing FHTM’s countless outstanding products and services. This company has allowed representatives to reach some of their financial goals. FHTM a not “get rich quick scam.” FHTM offers a wide variety of products and services that many families are already using or consuming. Members of FHTM are able to earn money when a friend, family member or acquaintance purchases a product or service through their FHTM business and when the representative gets others to join the program. There is not a partnership between the companies (that are included in the network) and FHTM but more of a working relationship. Here is an extensive list of companies included in FHTMs network:
• True Essentials
• Flying Basset Organics
• Dish Network
• World Tour
• Wireless Shop
• TCI LOng Distance
• Voice Connect
• Digital Landing
Tips on Avoiding MLM Scams
There are many reasons why individuals steer clear of multi-level marketing (MLM) companies. Most believe they will get scammed. Web sites such as Complaints Board include countless negative comments about MLM companies, specifically Fortune High-Tech Marketing (FHTM). Some people are skeptical to try network marketing because it’s a different way to do business. It’s not for everyone, but those who master it can make a decent living. However, there are scams out there that should be avoided.
If individuals are so worried that they will lose money by trying network marketing, they need to do a significant amount of research and educate themselves about the specific MLM business they are interested in. Listed below are 5 tips on how to avoid joining a MLM business that might be a scam.
1. Research! Research! Research! Find out if the company has a physical address for its headquarters. Get the names and email addresses of management. Use Google to do the work for you.
2. Read the company’s Web site carefully. Make sure there are real products and services offered. Some scams don’t have any type of product exchanged.
3. Understand how individuals make money at the company. Make sure that the company is not requiring you to purchase too much expensive office equipment. Make sure that the set up fee is not ridiculously high.
4. Get feedback about the specific MLM company from individuals who currently work there. Ask them the pros and cons of working for that company.
5. Make sure that you have an idea how much you can make working for a few months at the MLM company you are researching. Ask other representatives how long it took them to make enough money to make joining the MLM program worth their time.
If you would like to learn about Fortune High-Tech Marketing, go to: www.FHTM.net
Many people wonder if Fortune High Tech Marketing (FHTM) is a scam or not. IS Amway a scam? Is Mary Kay a scam? Well, these companies actually happen to be a relationship marketing companies that allows individuals to build their own business by marketing countless products and services. FHTM has allowed me (along with thousands of others) to reach financial goals. In no way is FHTM a “get rich quick scam.” I know a rep who had to personally invest a lot of time and energy at the convenience of his home office before he started to make over $3, 000 a month.His story is real and there is less mystery to his success than many people might realize. After he paid a set up fee (which is now $199) to get started at FHTM and a small fee for a Web site, he was equipped with many of the tools he needed to start his own business as a representative. This particular rep had to review his bills and make a few changes about which companies he bought products and services from.He told me that some people find it a little inconvenient to change their cell phone carrier or buy a different brand of shampoo. He was actually able to get back a percentage of his bills back when he bought from the companies in FHTM’s network. Anyway, after he got 10 points, or bought ten products or services each month (from the companies in FHTMs) network, he saw a return on my investment. The rep also saw a return on his investment when he got others to buy products and services from his virtual store. He said he would recommend this Web site for anyone who joins FHTM. It just makes the whole buying process a lot easier. There is potential for individuals to make extra money by working as a network marketor. They just need to realize that it involves alot of work. Those who have a gift for selling would most likely do well at FHTM.
I am considering becoming a FHTM rep and am doing my due dilligence on the company and have read the comments on the site. Is there anyone who is working this business in Toronto or Ontario in General that can provide some objective comments on their experince as a rep.
I would love to have some feedback form you.
I am NOT biased by the Stigma associated with MLM in society as a whole, i just want to hear from people that are doing the business in the area i indicated above. Dream stealer,
No, FHTM does not fit the traditional definition of a pyramid scheme. Real products and services are being sold to consumers through the network of Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing representatives. These products and services include cell phone plans, internet telephone service plans, nutritional supplements and travel discounts.
However, since reps are independent, it is not known at any given time whether or not certain outlandish income claims are being made. Any company with thousands of sales representatives can potentially find itself misrepresented. There are plenty of representatives in this company who are successful.
MLM business models are a legitimate method for the selling and promoting of consumer goods and services. However, when the company is found to be emphasizing recruitment of new distributors over the acquisition of product customers, this is where the legitimate MLM model can morph into a genuine pyramid scheme.
Pyramid schemes are illegal as they focus mainly on fast money that is earned by selling the business opportunity that is, selling the opportunity to recruit others into the business instead of selling the opportunity to sell actual products and services. (see article by Cathy Yeatts)
Oh you are so wrong! Sponsors switched some info around and it put the people who should have been in my reg business and put them on my managers side so when I had 200 people sign up in two months, yes the stole over $40, 000 from me in pay. Not only do we have the forged documents, we also have them on tape. The company knows about this and choose to do nothing and for this I will fight them to the end. Funny how all of the truths about them are coming out and people are seeing the real criminals who are taking the dreams of hundreds of thousands and crushing them. Had they chosen to do what is right I would have followed them through thick and thin. But when you have witnesses and a tape recording to this, and loving the way it has caused pain and laughing that they got away with it...I have the goods to take them down.
You have no idea how many people have contacted me about people stealing their trainings and other mishandling of things they have experienced. The best thing FHTM could have done was to have made this right and in the end settled with everyone who was cheated, so since they have not they will continue to pay the price.
FHTM IS GOING TO HELL
My complaints is about FHTM. I quit this company today as I did the math and figured out that its simply three people putting in money to pay one person. If 3 people sign up at 300 each and the manager gets 100 what happens to the other 200 per person. On a line of nine people thats 1800 times how many lines deep. And if they are paying out $400 bonus checks when you reach the higher level and people are still only paying 300 where do they get the other 100. It has to be coming from somewhere. I urge everyone to sit down and look at how their pay structure is set out and do the math yourself. And what about these supposedly great products and services. Most if not all of them are so overpriced its ridiculous. AMA in Alberta is about $80 per year. Theres is 180.00
per year. Even with a supposed rebate you are paying more than if you went somewhere else. By the way I contacted Peter Lamas and found out they are no longer affiliated with FHTM. My complaints about this company just continue to grow. What kind of company recruits people to sign up people so they dont have to do anything. They talk in their presentation about how awful it is to have a JOB yet I see all these people running around me going to meetings, bringing people into their homes doing presentations. It looks like a lot of work for something thats supposed to give you all this "freedom". I hope if enough people talk about the stupidity of this business we can shut it down. If anyone has a response let me know.
I was approached by someone from FHTM the business concept looks great. When I looked deeper into it you can make money soley off of the recruitment and also off of the monthly subscription fee of $25 for your website. They do pay people and people make money at it . But I would say that it is a very well ran a legit pryamid based of off subscription fees. Maybe i'm wrong but this is what I found out. First off all is this legal?
NO, FHTM is NOT a scam!!!
Is Morals1 starved for attention or what. I might have missed some of his posts. So, I don't know if he has ever been in FHTM himself (I guess it's a he.) Nevertheless, he is spewing a lot of harsh criticism at a company, which does not deserve it. I basically agree with the comments of altagirl73 and Macronder. I very recently joined FHTM. In the past I have been in several MLM's, and never had any success except selling the products.
In the brief time I have been in Fortune, I have found everyone I have met to be very good representatives of what I regard as THE BEST MLM ever, and I am off to a good start – better than any other ventures. Before I was introduced to Fortune, I had decided I would never participate in another MLM. However, as soon as I saw the presentation, I knew I had to join Fortune. FHTM was created and designed to help everyone who is willing and able to work to be successful. It clearly is not something for nothing. Anyone, who joins Fortune should be fully aware that they will have to work to be successful. Common sense tells you that.
As the quote Macronder mentioned says "MLM is for everybody, not everybody is for MLM."
It does help if you are a natural “people person.” Depending on a person's personality, some might have to work harder than others to “get out of their comfort zone” and approach others about the opportunity. That will be a basic determinant of success. There are millions of people out there, who are very capable of building an FHTM business.
It should be very clear after seeing the Fortune presentation that a lot of people contact will be necessary to build a business. Anyone who thinks otherwise is being naive. When I presented the plan to a friend recently, I emphasized to her that I had some concerns about who she would sponsor, and I repeatedly made the point of the need to get out of one's comfort zone.
The fact is that FHTM offers an OPPORTUNITY for success to people at a time when many millions of us don't see much opportunity. I know – Morals1 will say FHTM is preying on the downtrodden. Since I happen to be one of those downtrodden, and I don't see ANY other way out of the mess that I am in, I am thankful that Fortune at least offers me an opportunity. It is up to ME with the help of my upline (which is great by the way) to make a success of the opportunity.
Now, back to Morals1. Morals1 seems like a misnomer to me. He and others who harshly criticize FHTM seem like despicable dream-stealers to me. I hesitate to say this, because he will probably salivate over it, but comments like his have really thrown cold water on the dreams of some people I know, who were already in Fortune and some who were considering the opportunity. And, the bad-mouthing is not justified!
I had a bad experience with a major TV and appliance retailer (it was NOT Best Buy) a few years ago. It was like working with a car salesman during the original purchase and I later found out that he had indeed SCREWED me. When I later confronted the store manager about it, he passed me off to the home office, and they told me corporate policy would not allow them to remedy my screw-job. This is the first time I have blogged about this incident, and of course I still am NOT naming the company. Crazy things happen and people complain about ALL companies rightly or wrongly, but companies stay in business, because for the most part they do a good an honorable job.
So, Morals1, why don't you take your acid tongue some where else. Get a life and let people with real dreams have an opportunity to realize them on their own.
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