Kent Shields is a serial entrepreneur. He's owned a construction business and now owns a computer storage business.
He's also a part-time distributor for Send Out Cards, a multilevel marketing company based in Salt Lake City. (See page 149 for my exclusive interview with founder Kody Bateman.)
“I found out about the company through a friend who was a distributor,” said Shields. “I knew I needed (the cards) because I can't remember people's birthdays or anniversaries.”
He earns about $3,000 a year as a rep and spends most of that sending cards and gifts to clients. “Just the little bit I've done pays for the use of the system,” he said. “You get a little percentage on what the people ...