iNetGlobal and other internet MLM’s

Since we have posted on the internet scam “Posting links on Google” and other money making schemes like Clickety Split many of you have asked about other similar services. One that was recently brought to my attention was iNetGlobal. They are an internet company that claims they will help you get a “piece of the internet pie”.

Based on the information on their website it looks like you download their software and then you have to visit certain websites for at least 20 seconds or so in order to earn credits. They then allow website owners to pay to have their website put into the software so other members have to look at the website in the rotation.

The major problem with this model is that people that are using this software only care about one thing, earning credits for visiting the required sites. They are not going to engage with the websites they are required to view (1) because it is a complete shot in the dark if it is relevant to something they want to see and (2) because that would eat into the time they can visit more sites and earn more credits.

This is a model that has been circulating around the internet for many years. If people like looking at sites that they have no interest in then more power to them. I just don’t think this is the answer to the question how do I make money online?

My big question is, why is this company using an MLM model? If they have the know how to teach people how to make money online, why don’t they just do that? I have to admit that they do a fantastic job getting people excited about these “opportunities” but in reality your time is much better spent building your own internet empire.

Here is what you need to understand: If you want to make money online, you need to start your own internet business. Don’t join an MLM and try to make money that way. All you will do is make money for the people who started the MLM. A common marketing tactic for companies like iNetGlobal is to show you the founders of Google, or Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg (founder of Facebook) in order to try to get you excited about the prospect of making millions online. The point they don’t make is that the thing all of these people have in common is they started their own internet business, they didn’t join an MLM.

Decide what you are good at, think about what the internet world needs and start looking into internet businesses you can start from there.

Adam White is a 20+ year entrepreneur having built and sold 18 internet businesses. He currently runs JustReachOut and SquidVision, a new type of landing page optimization software for SaaS companies, and does SaaS and SEO consulting at He lives in Tennessee with his wife and kids and in between SaaS businesses he writes and directs feature films.

6 comments On iNetGlobal and other internet MLM’s

  • I was starting to get worried, since you guys had not posted in a while. There are a lot of new programs like this popping up. The latest one I’ve seen is this web portal scam called iJango. I’ve had several people try to get me in on this. I start asking them about traffic and SEO properties and they get quiet real quick though. Hope all is well with you guys.

  • Me too..I have been coming to the site regularly and looking for new posts. So happy to see this one! More insights and experiences from you guys would be really helpful to many of us. Keep up the great work.

  • The real secret to making $ on the Internet through MLM is to start your own MLM scheme and then try to sell it to as many innocent people as you can. Make it look nice and talk about all the money they will never make and you too will build your own Internet goldmine.

    If your true business is to provide zero value to your affiliates and customers then the only sustainability would come from either recruiting more innocents everyday or recruiting others to do it for you.

    Seriously, how do these people sleep at night or look at themselves in the mirror? What a shameful existence.

  • Morgan Richman - Make Money Online

    Nice and informative article.

    There are lot of opportunities to make money online. Check out the website reviews first to avoid scam sites.

    If you think that the money-making site is trusted then go for it..

  • I love MLM. Too bad that you don’t!

  • Done a lot of MLMs and still have some cookware in my kitchen from one lol. Never made a dime

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