Articles under ‘Empower Network’:

Empower Network is bankrupt, David Wood explains all?

When David Wood last appeared in public, the situation appeared rather grim. Obviously under the influence of something, Wood appeared disheveled and suffering from an acute case of “God complex”. That was early June. Less than a fortnight later Wood’s brother William walked out and since then things have been quiet. With the future of [Continue reading…]


William Wood disagrees with Empower Network vision, severs ties

The Empower Network implosion saga continues, with the latest development an impasse between the brothers David and William Wood. David Wood owns and pretty much is Empower Network. William Wood claims he’s not an owner, nor have I ever been of Empower Network. My role here at EN has been one of developing content and training [Continue reading…]


Questions raised about “authenticity”of David Wood’s meltdown

After a series of videos were published on Facebook last week, it was assumed David Wood was having a meltdown. On June 13th Wood’s brother, William Wood, confirmed David was on drugs and claimed he had been admitted to a rehabilitation facility. William also claimed David would be “removed from a leadership position” in Empower [Continue reading…]


David Wood claims he can heal cancer, herpes, HIV, AIDS & diabetes

David Wood has always come across as a bit of an oddball. Used to the best of his ability to promote Empower Network, it’s resulted in a string of hit and miss marketing attempts over the years. We last checked in on Wood and Empower Network earlier last year. Coming of the back of several [Continue reading…]


David Wood hated David Sharpe’s guts for two years

One of the enduring mysteries of the MLM industry these past few years was David Sharpe’s departure from Empower Network. The official corporate line was that Sharpe left EN to focus on his health. Around the time he left, Sharpe revealed that he was suffering from Hepatitis C. After a year or so of silence, [Continue reading…]


Empower Network UniLine Compensation Review

Last week I started to notice chatter about a new Empower Network compensation plan, scheduled to go live on November 1st. Details have slowly been trickling in, with there now being enough information out there to put together a review of Empower’s “UniLine” plan. Does it encourage retail? Is the pass-up plan really gone? Will [Continue reading…]


Empower Network affiliate jailed for fraud

“Results not typical”. For a number of years this disclaimer has been plastered on Empower Network marketing material. Rather than serve as an actual disclaimer though, instead it’s used as a liability waiver. Or at least that’s the intention. And it’s not just rogue affiliates doing it either, Empower Network corporate mandate the disclaimer be used: [Continue reading…]


Strizheus: Problems for Empower Network in South Dakota?

Big Idea Mastermind is the marketing system developed for and used by Vick Strizheus’ Empower Network downline. Launched in 2012, today Big Idea Mastermind (BIM), is “the number one team in Empower Network”. After a week of emails announcing what was touted as “the most important webinar that” Strizheus has “ever hosted”, things kicked off last night [Continue reading…]


Empower Network decline taking its toll?

Empower Network launched on the simple idea that people would pay the affiliate who recruited them $25 a month for WordPress. Once they had their foot in the door and realised WordPress was free and not owned by Empower Network, they’d then be told to “go all in” and purchase further “training”. Once they’d paid [Continue reading…]


Wood’s training would exhaust EN within a month?

There’s been somewhat of a recent trend in MLM to collectively refer to affiliates and retail customers as just “customers”. No doubt the brainchild of a PR firm and compliance team conceived in a dank basement somewhere, the idea behind the constant use of this marketing tactic is to infer that affiliate customers equate to retail [Continue reading…]