I can understand that sour taste, I have tried Amway and my wife has tried some of to others aimed at women. And they are not quick riches or easy money which many of the promoters describe their opportunity. That is wrong and gives people the wrong expectation.
Network Marketing can however be a very effective way to grow YOUR small business. No matter what you are selling you might be able to take advantage of one of the Network Marketing platforms to grow your business at the same time you put more money in your pocket through the power of network Marketing.
Here is a very popular video that talks about Network Marketing that applies to any Network Marketing platform, from Amway to Mary Kay or Explorer4.
So no matter what your business does, these techniques can help you grow. Not quick money or get rich with no effort, but real practical techniques to help you.