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Shaklee Complaints | Shaklee Scam November 20, 2012

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Shaklee Complaints | Shaklee Scam:

Shaklee is the oldest brand in the natural nutrition / natural health industry,they coined the term “Social Marketing” and invented the first multivitamin. Shaklee corporation has been around for over 55 years and literally is a bedrock of integrity and stability in the often changing marketplace of network / social marketing companies.  What are some of the biggest  Shaklee complaints out there and are they founded?


Shaklee has an excellent reputation in the business community, having a A+ rating from the BBB, or better business bureau.

They also have a solid reputation as a leader in the environmental field, having been the first large corporation getting a third party verification of being climate neutral.

However, what about the Shaklee Complaints out there?

One of the biggest controversies, as far as a business builder goes, particularly in today’s day and age is their internet policy towards advertising Shaklee if you already belong to that company..

As is common with many older network marketing companies, they, on the surface appear to be very controlling of their brand name on the internet.  After all, if a company does not have a brand name, what do they have?

However, brand name control is a very tricky thing on the internet, Shaklee being no exception.  Often times what works best is for companies to, rather try to restrict the conversation, which breeds mistrust on an open internet platform, to engage in the conversation and their customers and distributors.

In fact, apparently there was a big point of interest a few years ago when Oprah appeared to endorse the products on her show as “one of her favorite things”.  What happened was that there was a complete ban from the company towards its distributors from using her name in connection with the products.

But, it should be noted that several very prominent Shaklee Independent distributors have built very large businesses using the internet.  They built their organizations in various ways, such as pay per click marketing and using recruiting systems or funded proposals.

Really, from what you can read online, it appears that you simply need to indicate that you are a Shaklee independent distributor in order to use the name of their products or corporate name so as to separate what you are saying with their corporate identity.

So, what is the summary here for Shaklee complaints, particularly surrounding their use of the internet for its distributors?    
Just a company trying to protects its brand an image.

Read below for thoughts on Shaklee as a Scam.



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Shaklee Scam – Shaklee Reviews

The fifty five year old company often gets the common question asked,
“is Shaklee a scam?”
No matter how powerful the hype echoes, or how great people say the product or business is, its in your best interest to always do your du-diligence.

Here I will reveal whether or not this company is legit or something we can just throw in the closet for another rainy day.

Shaklee is based out of Pleasanton, CA they manufacture assorted lines of products for health, wellness, weight loss and non toxic cleaning. They have high quality vitamins and supplements, cellular anti-aging, all-natural fat loss, skin care, and biodegradable cleaning concentrates.

They were also ranked as the #1 all-natural nutrition company in the United States when tracking sales volume.  
They were the 1st company to be certified as
“Climate Neutral” 
(which means that they offset their CO2 emissions with zero net impact on the earths atmosphere). 

Shaklee has proven to many around the world that you can make money in large amounts 
while providing a positive climate effective product.

Shaklee’s Historical factors

The company was founded in nineteen fifty six by Dr. Forrest Shaklee. 
He spent more than forty years developing powerful vitamins and minerals that promote well being and a healthy lifestyle.

With the high grade of products they manufactured, 
they integrated a powerful business model to spread the word of the Shaklee name. 
(Social Marketing)

In 2004 Shaklee was purchased and taken over by billionaire investor, Roger Barnett who gave the business a complete paradigm shift into popular fame. 
They were featured on popular shows like “The Rachel Ray Show” and on “Oprahs” favorites things. So now that you have a clean and pure outlook on where Shaklee has survived and flourished, let take a further look into the question..

Does this company have A history of scamming shaklee distributors or customers?

Most times when you come across people yelling the SCAM word, you  find out these people were past distributors themselves whom had zero training or the skillsets required to generate leads or traffic to their affiliate websites. 

A little research shows that the company has  a BBB A+ rating.

Here are a couple notable accomplishments you can credit Shaklee for:

  • Shaklee has been in business for more than 55 years.
  • They provide a actual, tangible items and is even the official nutrition sponsor with the US Olympic Ski Team.
  • Shaklee goods are employed by NASA and have even been endorsed by individuals like Rachael Ray and Oprah
  • First company to be certified as 100% climate neutral.


They’re also shared across 8 nations all over the globe and have spent more than $250 Million on research and development of the products.

Shaklee Scam?
 “Absolutely Not!”

I have come to the conclusion you can make money with shaklee, BUT! To become an effective Shaklee distributor, 
you must hone the skills of the internet in communication with people and you must be able to openly and enthusiastically share your Shaklee story and experience with everyone you meet. 

In the interest of Full Disclosure – HomeBizCentral.org and GuideToGreen.com which we represent are very satisfied Shaklee Independent distributors operating online, in the US and Globally distributing Shaklee products.
We operate as a team of independent distributors working together.
For information on our amazing team, review our sites and then contact us.

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Related Posts

Shaklee’s BBB BUSINESS REVIEW (A+ 
Rating)

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