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13Dec/150

Business People who Don’t Know Business

I want to spend a few moments talking about business people who don't know business. You may in fact be one of those people. I sincerely hope you are not however, if you are, the only thing that can set you free is the truth.  If you've followed me on this blog for a while, you've seen me dive into this before. Not everyone in the MLM industry knows what they are talking about and this includes the Exhaled 'leaders' in most MLM companies.

I've had a post running on my Facebook for several weeks now; and almost no one comments. The reason is simple. Most business people don't know business.

Here's a short version...
None of my business, facebook not sharing with people

... and the Crickets begin.

Mostly it's because business people don't know business.

On facebook, specifically, my network is largely comprised of friends, family members and ... people who claim to know business; you know, 'business people'. Unfortunately while I love the industry of MLM - the business model itself; the business people IN mlm are a far cry from Actual business people.

This is one of many reasons that MLM gets no respect in the business world. It's not because the industry is full of scams, pyramids, or rip-offs. You'll find that in so many areas of the business world that it makes no sense. To think this kind of foolishness is limited to traditional business models is simple minded at best. The world itself is full of corruption and it no doubt finds a way to crawl into all areas of life and society.

You should expect some of that to be in MLM too. However in the MLM world we are supposed to be working on growth. For many of you that means growing your financial literacy. That means starting to really work on thinking like a business minded person rather than an employee. The way network marketers CLING to mlm companies and pit each one 'against' the other is all employee mentality on display.

For example. The main social networking platform that people in MLM use is Facebook.

In the past few years you've also seen them venture into Instagram and Twitter too. But for 'some reason' - many are resistant to use TSU.

For me the answer is simple. It's because people in the MLM industry, for the most part are NOT business people.

They are business people who don't know business.

none of my business twitter, instagram, pinterest not paying you,

.... yea but that's none of my Business.

Read more of my related articles on This Business opportunity that so many so-called business people are passing up.

Let's have a real conversation about this.

16Jul/150

Is TSU A Social Networking Revolution Or Not?

Quick Update; as of August 1st, 2016 - Tsu has shut it's doors. Please read the article below now -

TSU Closes Down: The Social Network Experiment Ends

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Yesterday I wrote that I believe using TSU is a Revolutionary Act.  I actually posted my thoughts to TSU and surprisingly (not really) not everyone agree'd. So Is TSU a Social Networking Revolution or not?  I certainly think it's a worthwhile debate to have.  Facebook was a revolution - I think looking back on it all of us can agree on that. The way facebook made social networking fit into everyone's life was accomplished on a much larger scale than Myspace. However to be fair, Myspace truly set the pace for everything we see today.

So where other social networks have revolutionized how we communicate, keep in touch, share information, and make new friends - I feel TSU has the opportunity to revolutionize our role. I can see how TSU has the potential to redirect the money flowing to these social networks into the lives of its users. However in spite of what I believe, it's going to require others who think like me to bring about that kind of revolution.  I mean, why should social networks share their revenue with it's users?

Ironically enough it's the same kind of mentality at work with CEO's making so much money. Why should they pay employees more money?

It's not like the employees have anything to do with those profits .......

Hopefully you can hear the sarcasm jumping off the page.

So again I ask, Is TSU A Social Networking Revolution or not? (we now know the answer is .... Not. ***Update 8/9/16*** )

One TSU User shared his thoughts - " To me, Using TSU is NOT a revolutionary act. It's help to build a snowballing system that pays out a little for the people on the top of the pyramid and almost zero to the one on the bottom. It also means supporting a network that pays for copyright infringing and acts against it's own TOS. Talking bad about Facebook will not change or improve the situation 😉 " (read the entire post On TSU the Social Network That Pays)

Out of several comments this was the only one to Openly object to my statement.

What was said however, was quite interesting and can help several people in understanding just what TSU is really all about.

Is TSU doing any of the things this user claims? Not really. I do however want to try and go into some of these thoughts and ideas which have circulated. Bad ideas can be destructive and often are.

So let's deal with the first Bad Idea that only the people 'at the top' are making money.

It's the most Common Myth in MLM - I made a video that explains what is wrong with this perception of MLM compensation plans.

If TSU is ever going to be a true social networking revolution we have to get this Idea right - and make sure as many people understand it as possible. So, 'do the people at the top make all the money?' --- Let's deal with that right now.

Originally part of Do People At The Top Make All The Money in MLM?

I also recommend listening to Tim Sales's video Who Is Getting Rich in MLM - as he does an even better job of explaining why this type of compensation is the most fairest business model there is. We get what we earn in MLM - and while TSU is certainly not an MLM it has a lot in common with MLM's. The perception people have is that of it being an MLM. This speaks to the reality of where the industry is at this point in time. Several companies are adopting this business model as a way to 'get the word out' without spending money on advertisements.

Think about it, did you ever see a Facebook commercial before you signed up?

Or did someone you know tell you about it? Did it keep popping up all over the place? Did you feel 'left out' so you created an account?

I know the answers to all of these questions.

I know that no one Saw a commercial for Facebook; I know you all saw it popping up everywhere. I know most of you joined facebook because you didn't want to be left out.

That is the society We live in. None of you can fool me!

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Read What Facebook’s $250 Billion Worth Means for TSU

Facebook is earning serious income because every single day, Millions of people are on their platform - posting content; reading content; sharing content; and commenting on content. In the world of marketing and advertising - the goal has always been to get in front of as many eyeballs as possible. Why else do you think the Superbowl has always been one of the premier slots to advertise? Because so many people are watching the same channel at the same time; it almost never happens that way.

This is where TSU comes in.

If we as users could have the same vigor and excitement to Post and Share all the Content we do on Other networks as we have for doing it on TSU; We can create a Social Networking Revolution. The objection made by the TSU user is common. Too many of them are concerned with what others are making. They're so mad that a few people who got in early and referred a lot of people who turned around and did the same are now making so much money in comparison to what they are making.

However, any money made on TSU is more, by comparison to what people make on FB.

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Also the people with Larger Networks Deserve a Larger share of the Pie.

What we need to focus on instead of how big their slice is, is HOW big is the Pie?

How can we GROW The PIE so that even the little guy, is making a decent income From social networking?

That is what I mean by a social networking revolution. That is why I say, that I believe Using TSU is a revolutionary act. When you use TSU you help grow the pie. When you refer others to TSU you grow the pie. When you encourage others to do the same, we all grow the pie. The bigger the pie, the more we can all eat.

***Update 11/12/2015

Let's go deeper into this topic : Social Network Marketing That Pays

***Update 12/13/2015

Why Would people Not Use TSU? : Business People who Don't Know Buisness

***Update 12/21/2015 - my One year review of using TSU, and my honest feedback on the platform as well as the opportunity - TSU Social Network Review

15Jul/150

What Facebook’s $250 Billion Worth Means for TSU

Before you read further I have a Quick Update;

as of August 1st, 2016 - Tsu has shut down it's opportunity Please read this now -

TSU Closes Down: The Social Network Experiment Ends

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The Original article is below.

I'm writing this one for TSU users. I want to talk about what Facebook's $250 Billion Worth means for TSU.

TSU Users; earlier today I shared a post from Bloomberg - Facebook is now worth $250 Billion (with a b) ---- everyone using facebook; Congratulate yourselves for what you did here. Facebook never charged us a Penny;

So how are they making $250 Billion in a 12 month Calendar Period????

Count on me to be Honest with you.

Because of you, you, and you. All of you who use Facebook for free help the site generate revenue. If only you took the same approach to TSU ... none of you use facebook for the money; So why are you doing it with TSU?

Too many people join TSU and think it's just a way to make money.

They don't understand the "Industry of Social Networking Sites" - They do not understand how Ad Revenue is generated - or how it will be distributed. They don't understand that it's going to take several years to generate the kinda money Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram generate.

By that time though, some of us are going to get a piece of the revenue. Others will be hopping on late; and will probably have the same kinda complaints people have now; that they only get a few pennies per day ...

While the rest of us, who got on when it launched; and who continue to use it and tell others; will be glad we decided to stick with the network.

Then again, TSU could fold up.

TSU could go out of business.

I mean it's business afterall.  Any business could go out of business.

Business is risky.

It's a risk to make a few pennies or a few dollars per day for a while; to hope that some day you're generating a few hundred Dollars per day.

But when you consider the risk; Other people's mentality makes no sense to me. Facebook is never gonna give us a cent. Twitter is never gonna give us a cent. Instagram will never give us a cent. But i promise you, they will continue to generate billions; because The masses will continue using these networks.

Unless....

People with Influence start talking about TSU.

I've used what little influence I have to bring a hand crop of people to this site; I thank them from time to time for their support; for 'at least' looking at the network. A handful of them have done the same. Meanwhile others with far MORE influence than I have; chose to Hate on TSU; and use their Influence to keep People from Looking. It's sad when people do this.

They ensure that the people at the top stay at the top; while also keeping those at the bottom, where they are.

To me, using TSU is a revolutionary act. (at least, it was .... *Updated 8/9/16)

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TO me, NOT doing what the masses do is a step towards bringing down a SYSTEM that has flooded wealth to a small % - while keeping it from the masses.

Every single day when YOU log into Social Media; and share Thoughts; News Stories, YouTube Clips, or what ever -- KEEP in mind -- that where you Share this #Content Matters.

You are either part of the Solutions.

OR --- You are part of the Problems.

The problems - all the money in the wrong people's hands.

I'm sorry but, Mark Zuckerberg and all his genius doesn't use his money to Promote causes that would End police brutality; he's silent about black lives mattering; So I'd rather not Consciously contribute to his Financial Empire.

Sure, I'll still use FB; but you see what I do; I encourage people to USE something else other than FB; because if we don't, we cannot complain later.

We cannot say we didn't have an option.

We cannot say we didn't have a choice to make Mark Rich; or redirect that flow of income. 5 years from Today we'll look back and say "I'm glad I did" - or "I wish I had" --- today though; today is your chance to make a choice - a choice for good. A choice ... for better

Check out these Related articles and content on TSU From TopNetworkersGroup:

*Updated :: Read Business People who don't Know Business

**Update 12/21/2015 - TSU Social Network Review

10Jul/150

Remove The Report Button from TSU, Twitter, and YouTube

I want to remove the report button from TSU, Twitter, Youtube and similar social networks - because of False Flagging.

*** I have since written a sad article, about TSU Shutting down. I really feel that because they did not listen to this sound advice, their good idea, quickly went Donw the drain as people abandoned the network.  It became boring, mundane, and wasn't 'private' enough; while too many people found their accounts in danger.....

Once again - Tsu has shut down it's opportunity Please read the following TNG post -

TSU Closes Down: The Social Network Experiment Ends

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The rest of the Original article is below.


False Flagging is a major issue on social networking websites. If there is one thing that Facebook got right, they really made sure that everyone and their baby daddy didn't have access to what you share. Other social networks are much more 'open' and have far less privacy. Sites like Twitter, YouTube, and the new social network TSU which is less than a year old, are all far more open.

Even sites like Google+ are open to the public, and anyone passing by can leave a comment, or worse yet - report what you've shared.

We're living in a time when people are inundated with information overload. So when I hear people talking about topics like Cyber bullying, I am often shocked at how many people have no clue what that term means. To take it a step further, when I hear reports in the news of kids complaining of bullying at school - kids don't know what the word Bullying means either!

So please allow me to explain just a few things to you - and I'll finish this up nicely by explaining why I need your help to Remove the Report Button from TSU, Twitter and YouTube.

Let's start with the meaning of Bullying, and then you'll understand what Cyber bullying means - and how it fits into the False Flagging epidemic that is a Major issue online.

A bully, is the kid in school who is bigger and stronger than everyone else.

Debo from Friday was a Bully in the South Central, Los Angeles neighborhood depicted in the film.

In this famous scene, Debo refuses to give back a bicycle to its rightful owner.

Nevermind the famous Chris Tucker line at the end; that's simply a good example of people Laughing at someone who just got bullied.

Pay attention to the dude on the ground --- who got Knocked Out.

That is what bullying means ladies and gents (reading this) ---

It's when someone bigger and stronger than you - knocks you out - and there is nothing you can do about it.

When I hear reports in the media of kids who commit suicide because people at school 'made fun of them' and they relate it to Bullying - I immediately realize that our society is not as Intelligent as it used to be.  People who make fun of others are not bullying others; sticks and stones can break my bones but WORDS cannot hurt me. Actions can hurt me though - or anyone for that matter.

This is where Cyber Bullying comes in.

Once again, as you can see the problem here - too many people have come to believe that Cyber Bullying is making fun of others.

Telling jokes does not harm other people - if their feelings are hurt, they should learn how to tell Jokes so that they can Give others a taste of their own medicine.

There's no way to give Debo a taste of his own medicine unless you've got his size and strength.

Or, unless you pick up a BRICK and hit him upside the head with it; which those of you who've seen the Classic Comedy film Friday understand.

On social media, the real cyber bullies are the Troll Gangs that abuse report buttons; false flagging posts as violations of the Terms of Service (TOS) - in order to inflict harm on the account user.  That user could be within the rules of the TOS however, the social network is set up in such a way that if that account is Reported 15 times, 25 times ,or 50 times; the account will be punished.

EVEN IF THE USER Has DONE NOTHING WRONG.

And THERE Is usually Nothing that User can do about it.

Most Social Networks like Twitter and YouTube (owned by Google) have THIS problem; but these companies are so BIG now that they do not take the time to READ emails sent by users who's accounts have been Terminated, or Suspended - due to false flagging.

That brings me to why I'm putting this blog post together.

Anyone following TNG knows about the new social network we're excited about; which pays us for our posts and our contribution to their social network. We, the users of social networking sites, generate billions of dollars annually for these companies. It all comes from Ad Revenue and just when we get a social network who Understands this; and finds a way to reward users for what they bring to that network; the False Flagging problem shows it's dirty head.

Sadly - this problem is also tied directly to Racism Online.

Black Content creators and outspoken voices on Social Networks often face issues of False Flagging; attempts from Troll Gangs; mostly non-Black - who want to censor those black voices.

Black people face ridiculous amounts of racism online where the culprits enjoy the comforts of anonymity - and the safety of hiding behind a keyboard.

Which is why it is more than disappointing, that these kinds of Troll Gangs are clearly present on the new network, TSU.

I've had several posts removed from TSU which were not in violation of the TOS.

I wrote an Email to their support which I'll show you below. I also wrote a post ON TSU explaining my displeasure; and included a photo.

All of this has taken up Hours of my time; that could have been put on something else; and perhaps that is a 'goal' of racist people - they know their bully level activities frustrate black people; So much of racism, is not about saying the N word; and it's more about the actions that people DO on a day to day basis; to make life harder for blacks than it needs to be.

However, I realize that all things happen for a reason; and perhaps THIS was more important.

Perhaps THIS post needed to be made; perhaps this Image needed to be Created. #RemoveTheReportButton

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No weapons formed against me Shall Prosper.

Below is the text of my 'response' to having the post shown in the image above, removed.


That 'how I use TSU' Post --- was reported -- I told you there are people on here Abusing the Report Button @CloudExplorer -- this is why I was dead set against it months ago when it first came up; and it's the only reason why I'm tagging you because I remember we debated, respectfully, on this issue.

This was before they added the report button; I could foresee abuse on the horizon; because I've been using the internet for a long, long time. and I've seen people abuse it on just about 100% of the sites that have one; (Twitter, and Youtube Included) - the report button in the hands of the public is always a issue....

TSU should've stuck to the Block Button. The Report Button is being abused;

if anyone saw my post a minute ago about how I use TSU; no where in there did I Speak about making money. So why was it reported?

Why was it taken down?

#RemoveTheReportButton - The people on this network don't know how to be Adults @tsu @Sebastian -- this is the 2nd post this week that was reported and removed that wasn't in violation; and I've had several people come to me and tell me they were falsely reported off of tsu; this is not okay.

I realize the purpose of the report button - and understand using a robot to admin the site; however --- when you have people on this network who think it's their job to go around Policing the Site; Reporting what they like and who they do not like; It becomes a game of Bias.

It becomes a system that allows "groups of people" - to censor and even bully Others who are not working in 'groups' on TSU; they can Silence people who are saying things they do not want to be said.

I'm black and outspoken on what is happening to black people. So it's not a 'wild theory' to me to believe that racist people are USING This network; like they do on OTHER social networks; and are #FalseFlagging posts.

I'm one of the most avid Supporters of this network; I've referred over 50 people personally to this network; and many of My people have Referred others as well; My network of Referrals is close to 1,000 People at this point; and I am Not allowed to Post what I want to Post to MY Diary on TSU????

Attached is the POST in Question; This is a very serious matter that needs to be addressed. TSU is too young of a network to allow this kind of abuse of the report button to go on (without punishment for false flagging posts) --- The button must be removed from the network.

OR people misusing the report button WILL Ruin this Site; this network; and this opportunity for all involved. People should be Allowed to share 'whatever they want to share' on their Diary; So long as it's not violating the Laws of the Land we Live in. If people do not want to "SEE" Something; they need to be an adult and NOT look at it. Children tattle tell - and unless someone is going around harming others, everyone should have the Right to Privacy on their Own wall/diary ---- this cannot continue to be a site where people's posts are at "RISK" of being removed, simply because a handful of power hungry children  do not like what that user is posting on "Their wall" ...........

Is that the kind of social network this is going to be?

(now p.s. --- I know the protocol. I'll contact support. Show them the same post I'm showing you - I'm pushing this to FB; I might even blog about it --- because this is an Urgent Matter. and the USERS of TSU cannot be treated this way. )

Unless that's really the kinda site this is going to be.

Racism as the President of the United States said on a recent radio show, is not about people 'saying the N word' - Racism is as subtle as a group of people who are not black; working together to Report black people's posts on social networks whom THEY DO not like; and if they have the Numbers; they have the power to cause harm. These are known as #emobs and #trollgangs for the uninitiated. I am not  new to the internet. Do not Empower racists and abusive bullies by giving them Weapons!

remove the report button.

asap.

The block button is more than enough.

From The Original Post @ http://www.tsu.co/post/70849434


The person I addressed in this post, responded by saying he does not believe racism happens online.

I won't lie I was disappointed in that response.

However not all black people are as outspoken on race and racism as I am.

So I understood his position and perspective.

Below is some 'original content' I put together to promote TSU --- along with this website that has tons of Information on this social network that pays!

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I'm a BIG fan and avid supporter of TSU, however ....

If TSU is going to last it cannot allow it's members to be treated this way by other members.

Last time this happened I emailed support. They saw it was an error and fixed it with no fuss.

I wont' share the email I sent to them; but I do expect them to fix this error as well.

It's the principle however.

I am not interested in taking time out of my day, to email support over false flagged posts.

To quote sweet Georgia Brown; Nobody got Time fo Dat!

Also Read:

Why YouTube does Nothing about False Flagging

and Watch:

These same sentiments on YouTube - is how I feel about TSU.

Remove the Report Button ....... asap.