In this article, you will understand what QNET business is about, important answers to some misconceptions about QNET or the direct selling industry in general. You will also understand the opportunities in the direct selling business and how you can join the industry from the comfort of your homes using your smartphone or digital device.
WHAT IS QNET?
QNET is a direct selling company that offers a wide range of products in the areas of health, wellness, lifestyle and education through an e-commerce platform. QNET’s products are designed to help people live healthier and improve their lifestyle and livelihood. QNET is headquartered in Hong Kong and has offices and agencies in more than 25 countries worldwide. In addition to providing quality products, QNET’s customers can also take advantage of the direct selling business opportunity offered by QNET, by promoting its products and services to others. Millions of satisfied customers and distributors, also known as Independent Representatives (IRs) worldwide have benefited from our products and the business opportunity QNET provides.
WHAT IS DIRECT SELLING?
Direct selling is a method of marketing and retailing goods and services directly to the consumers, away from permanent retail premises. Such type of sales is largely driven by word-of-mouth referrals. Products sold through direct selling companies have unique features, are exclusive to the company and not available in malls or department stores. The direct selling industry has thrived on such relationship-based marketing for more than 150 years. The latest World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA) Report states that in 2019, 119.9 million people around the world were involved in this industry, either part-time or full-time, generating USD 180.5 billion in annual sales.
HOW CAN I EARN WITH QNET?
The only way to earn an income with QNET is through product sales. As an Independent Representative, IR (distributor), you can refer our products to others and earn commissions on completed sales. QNET uses a compensation plan that calculates commissions payable to you based on the sales volume generated through your referrals in our e-commerce portal. Many entrepreneurial people have taken advantage of our business model to build a sales teams and earn a supplemental income.
HOW QUICKLY CAN I START EARNING AN INCOME WITH QNET?
Direct selling is a business like any other. It is not a get-rich-quick scheme. To succeed in this business, you need to work hard, be patient, committed, and goal oriented. This business gives you the opportunity to become an entrepreneur. The only difference is that you do not have to worry about a large-scale start-up cost and operational overheads like in other traditional businesses. Your success depends entirely upon you and the hard work you put in.
IS QNET AN INVESTMENT SCHEME?
- QNET is not an investment or Ponzi scheme and does not support any get-rich quick notion. It is basically networking marketing. You log on to our website www.qnet.com and our blog Qbuzz Afrique and see the wide range of our products. You can either buy these products and use personally for health and wellbeing or choose the entrepreneurial path by registering as an Independent Representative and refer others to buy our products. You get commission on every referral sale.
DO I HAVE TO RECRUIT OTHER PEOPLE TO MAKE MONEY?
- You cannot make money in this business by recruiting anyone. Only pyramid schemes focus on recruiting people. Such schemes are not sustainable and will inevitably collapse. QNET’s business is based on a sustainable model that does not allow anyone to make money through recruitment. And that’s why even after 20 years, we continue to grow and expand internationally. QNET condemns money extortion and condone illegal gatherings or massive movement of people across borders to engage in its business. With the use of an electronic device such as mobile phone or computer, anyone can conduct business with QNET without travelling to any country.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT QNET?
QNET has been in business since 1998. In the last 22 years, thousands of people around the world have benefited from its products and services and have been empowered to become entrepreneurs using its direct selling business opportunity.
QNET has product sales in 100+ countries, presence in 25+ countries through offices and agencies, and over 1,000 employees of around 50 nationalities.
QNET is the official direct selling partner of Manchester City Football Club, Total CAF Super Cup, Total CAF Champions League and the Total CAF Confederation Cup for 2018/2019 and 2019/2020.
In 2019, QNET financed a summer internship programme in Football and English Language Learning for 3 young football prodigies from underprivileged backgrounds, from Ghana, Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire. The aim of this programme is to give these young people a chance to rub shoulders with the world of high-level sport and thus improve their performance and become positive influence on their peers.
QNET is committed to social responsibility and has implemented many CSR projects across West Africa. They include yearly Ramadan Charity donations, donations to educational funds and to the needy, educational intervention for blind and physically-challenged students and many others.
QNET commits to and trains on ethical marketing through QNET PRO initiative, a global education programme. QNET empowers its independent representatives with the right information, values and industry best practices to enable them to build a long-lasting business. In 2020 alone, QNET trained more than 52,000 people in the region. This programme focusses on leadership building, professionalism, marketing, ethics, and mentorship.
QNET has won many regional and international awards for its business model, products and social responsibility interventions. They include the CSR e-Commerce Company of the Year awarded by the Centre for CSR, West Africa, Middle East and North Africa Gold Stevie® Award for its mobile application, QNET Mobile, Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility at the Communitas Awards and others.
QNET has also bagged three awards each at Communicator Awards and HERMES Creative Awards 2021, in recognition of their growing effort to transcend barriers and create an effective end-to-end digital communications strategy to connect with their global audience.