GVO @ BehindMLM

Got Backup Review v2: Pyramid scheme + backup service

BehindMLM first reviewed Got Back up back in 2015. The MLM company is part of Global Virtual Opportunities (GVO), owned by Joel Therien. Not sure how Got Backup has gone throughout the years but recently there’s been an uptick in the business. SimilarWeb tracked an increase in Got Backup website traffic, from ~53,400 in June [Continue reading…]

FTC sends 379 MLM companies deceptive/unfair conduct notices

The FTC has issued at least 379 MLM companies with deceptive and/or unfair conduct notices. This was announced by the FTC on October 26th. If it slipped under your radar, you’re not alone. I learned of the FTC’s announcement via a tip sent in by a reader. At first I thought there was some funny [Continue reading…]

Now Lifestyle Prelaunch Review: 7 Minute Workout gets a rework

As I write this the Now Lifestyle website is nothing more than an email capture page. The Now Lifestyle website domain was first registered on November 2nd, 2015. The domain registration details were last updated on October 12th, 2015. Joel Therien is listed as the owner, with an address in the US state of Texas [Continue reading…]

Got Backup Review: GVO’s cloud backup service opp

Got Backup launched about a year ago and falls under Joel Therien’s Global Virtual Opportunities (GVO) umbrella. GVO was launched back in 2009, with BehindMLM reviewing their HostThenProfit opportunity back in 2011. A few months later we looked at 7 Minute Workout, a fitness orientated GVO offering. The latest GVO-branded opportunity we reviewed was Pure [Continue reading…]

7 Minute Workout Review: A $9.97 fitness program

For most people a workout is a trip to the gym, playing your favourite sport or just doing a series of excercises around the house. Costly, time consuming and because of this, for most people unachievable. Seeking to bring you a workout they claim only takes 7 minutes and needs to be done 3 times [Continue reading…]

HostThenProfit: No recruitment, no commissions

A recent trend in MLM opportunities these days is to offer training products (usually ebooks) to help internet marketers market other opportunities. This works to the advantage of the company offering the training in that if things don’t work, they can always suggest it was the opportunity the marketer was trying to promote that was [Continue reading…]