Zilis Review – Another CBD MLM Company Reviewed!
Welcome to my Zilis review!
Under the health and wellness niche of the MLM industry, there’s one niche that’s constantly getting new companies and getting more people in: CBD and Hemp.
Now before you think something’s going on with these products, they’re 100% legal in some states in the United States and in some countries.
Today, we’re looking at Zilis, a CBD- based MLM company.
First of all, I must Congratulate you for taking your time to do your own research before buying into any "seemingly good" product.
That's the way to avoid scams and find the legitimate way to make money online!
Let me be completely transparent with you, I'm not associated with Zilis in any form.
So, rest assured that I'm not here to pitch or sell anything to you.
Instead, I'm here to reveal what this CBD Company has in store for its MLM opportunity and if it can make you money.
Zilis Review Summary
Product Name: Zilis
Founder: Steven and Angie Johnson
Product Type: CBD and Hemp Oil ECommerce MLM
Price: $99 to $1299 for Starter Packs
Best For: No One!
Summary: Zilis is a MLM company that markets itself as a CBD and Hemp Oil product e-commerce platform, so they're not selling their own products. There are several reasons that make me not want to recommend this program to anyone, but the biggest one is that there's no one making any money at all. I have the proof for this statement, and it's coming from their own mouths!
What is Zilis?
Zilis is a MLM or multi-level marketing company that sells health and wellness products infused with CBD oil.
CBD or Cannabinoid is an extract from Marijuana that’s responsible for its numerous health benefits, minus the part of getting high. The chemical, THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol is removed so ingesting or using CBD products won’t get you high.
Zilis is Swahili for “nutrition multiplied”, but trust me, it’s not nutrition that’s being multiplied here.
The company was founded by Steven and Angie Thompson, who’re experienced veterans in the MLM and direct sale business. The company launched in 2015.
Steven was associated with a MLM company called Cyberwise or Live Smart 360.
The company’s medical department is headed by Dr. Derrick DeSilva, M.D.
Zilis Product Line
Zilis doesn’t manufacture their own products, unlike most of the CBD MLM companies we previously reviewed. Rather, they’re an e-commerce platform that sells other products from other companies.
That’s why they claim that they’re like Amazon.
But their website contains only products infused with CBD and hemp oil. I did some research and they also sell non-CBD based products.
Some of their products include:
- Ultra Cell Water Soluble , Full Spectrum Hemp Oil
- Ultra Burn Weight Loss Support
- Ultra Cell Topical Water Soluble, Hemp Extract + Essential Oils
- Ultra Ice Full Homeostasis Support
- Ultra Edge Cognitive Support
- Ultra Dream Sleep Support
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Does The Product Work?
I couldn’t find any feedback about their products, both good and bad, so there’s a lot of assumptions to be made here.
However, there are scientific studies that focus on the benefits of CBD so it would be safe to assume that the products work.
But take note that the product’s efficiency depends on the:
- Amount of CBD in it
- How diluted the CBD is per volume
- Other ingredients that supplement CBD and Hemp oil
Here are my suggested readings for the effects of CBD and Hemp Oil
How To Make Money With Zilis?
Zilis is your typical MLM company that offers two means of making money:
- Retail commissions
- Bonus and commissions from recruiting and building a team
We’ll talk more about their compensation plan in the next section.
How To Get Started with Zilis?
To join Zilis, you’ll have to pay $99, which comes with a bundle of products that you can sell already. You start out as an Ambassador when you sign up, which is the lowest rank in their tier.
Then you can upgrade your membership with these starter packs:
- Bronze Starter Pack - $199
- Silver Starter Pack - $599
- Gold Starter Pack - $1299
Each of these packs contain different Zilis products, but the difference lies in the quantities and the kind of products included. Technically, the more expensive the starter pack, the better products and higher profits you get.
Zilis Compensation Plan
There are 7 ways for you to make money from Zilis, and these are divided into three separate streams.
As an affiliate, you can make money with Zilis in 7 different ways that were divided into three separate income streams.
One of the most common ways to earn via any MLM is through retail commissions, and this includes Zilis. You get a fixed profit every time you sell their product using their platform. You get a wholesale discount from their products and then you can mark it up to their suggested retail price. The difference between retail and wholesale price then becomes your profit.
This is where you earn commissions based on how much product you purchase. At this rate, you’re required to purchase at least 90PV (personal volume) every month or subscribe to a monthly autoship of 60PV worth of products.
Direct Recruitment Commissions
This is where you get most of your income from Zilis’ opportunity.
When you recruit someone into the program, you get a base commission depending on which Starter Pack they purchase.
- Here’s the commission for each pack earned:
- Bronze Starter Pack - $20
- Silver Starter Pack - $60
- Gold Starter Pack - $130
Zilis Bonuses, Incentives and Perks
I won’t get into too much details, but these are the bonuses and perks that you get from Zilis.
- Blessing Bonus – Qualified for ranks City Ambassadors and above that gives you added commissions to donate to charity (which is weird, right?).
- Jeep Bonus – This is an incentive offered to ranks Area Ambassadors and above. You’ll be eligible to lease or get reimbursed for a loan payment for a Jeep Wrangler or Grand Cherokee.
- Healthcare Bonus – Attained by Regional Ambassadors and above who get company’s health insurance reimbursements for up to $1,500 a month.
- Motor Coach Bonus – For ranks Diamond Executive and above. You are eligible for a Motor Coach, which you can use to travel the country. The company will reimburse you for lease and loan payments.
You can learn more about how to become eligible with the different Zilis Affiliate Bonuses and Perks in here.
Or you can watch their video:
Zilis Ugly Truths Revealed!
#1. Overlapping Products
This is where Zilis is at a disadvantage because they’re an ecommerce platform, more than an individual distributor for one product line.
Members will be forced to choose which products to market based on personal preference, instead of what products perform well.
This also means that there are probably going to be 3 products that does the same thing, but members will only be able to pick one to maintain costs and profits.
#2. Heavy Focus on Recruitment
Though you can make some money with their commissions and profits, there’s just a lot of focus on recruitment.
In their video, you only move up in rank the more you build your team and your incentives also go up when you get promoted. At the heart of it all, you have to recruit to make more money.
There’s no incentive for you to increase your sales so they want you to focus on building a team. If they added the incentive of getting promoted through sales, then this program would’ve gotten a better review from us.
#3. Low Income Opportunity
This is where the review starts to go against Zilis. On their own website, they disclosed that Ambassadors (the lowest rank) earn an annual income of $300, and this is based from their 2016 income disclosure statement.
That puts you at about $25 a month! How low is that?!
Granted we’re now 3 years apart from that, but I don’t think there’s any reason why that number would go up.
They also haven’t released an updated income disclosure statement, so it’s safe to assume that no one’s made more than $300 since 2016. Because if they did earn more than that, they would’ve published an updated statement.
What I Like About Zilis?
Nothing. Despite the fact that this is a revolutionary MLM company, I don’t think there’s anything that I like about the program.
Is Zilis a Scam?
Zilis is a legitimate MLM company with an underwhelming business opportunity that doesn’t really guarantee anyone a full-time income.
They even mentioned on their website that their ambassadors are earning less than any country’s minimum wage.
Plus they just placed too much focus on incentivizing recruitment that it’s not even worth the hassle to get people into the program when you’re earning so little.
How I Make a Living Online?
I'm not a fan of MLM, not because it's illegal or not profitable, but because of all the restrictions and the expensive costs involved.
Instead, Affiliate Marketing is my top recommended business model for anyone to make money online.
The reason is simple...
- You don't have to recruit anyone to make money
- You have the freedom to promote any products you want and not being restricted to only promote the products from one MLM company
- It's Free to get started
In fact, with affiliate marketing...
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