Welcome to the premier website for persons investigating MLM

MLM-thetruth.com offers consumer guidance, based on the most extensive independent research on “MLM” as a business model and associated industry practices. Your questions about the advisability of MLM participation should all be answered here, as well as questions about recovery for victims and their families. MLM compensation plans and profitability are thoroughly analyzed, as are distinguishing characteristics separating legitimate direct selling from MLMs, and the deceptions used to promote MLMs, or product-based pyramid schemes.

Consumer Awareness Institute


Our mission is to seek and share the truth about MLM (multi-level marketing), through research, analysis, and worldwide feedback.

Dr. Jon M. Taylor

Numerous research reports by top MLM expert Dr. Jon M. Taylor are posted on this web site, including analysis of profitability of over 500 MLMs. Thousands of consumers have thus been guided to make more informed decisions about MLM participation.

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