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Trying On TCE
by Jennifer Pierce

  • Business:
  • Business Opportunity,
  • Content Focus:
  • Food/Beverages/Gourmet

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to own your own business?  You would be the boss!  You would make the rules and set your own hours!    Then the doubts set in... would I be successful?  Am I motivated enough to be my own boss?  

What if there was a way to dip your toe in the water  of a new business to see if it's right for you?  Wouldn't it be great if you could try it out without having to quit your regular job, invest a ton of money, and risk everything!?  

Yep, you guessed it, you can!  You can try out  being a chocolate business owner!  Really!!   But WHAT'S THE CATCH? 

Good question!  Because there is always a catch, right. 

Catch #1 -  It's not magic.  It's work.  I don't have a way for you to make a million dollars overnight.  Sorry.  This is not winning the lottery.    

But I do have a real business opportunity for you.    You can make as much money as you want, but you'll have to work for it.   If you do nothing, then you will probably make nothing.  Sorry.  Like I said, it's not magic.  But if you want to work part time (5-10 hrs a week), then you can make some good part -time income.  If you want to work full time (20-30 hrs a week), then you could make the income of a "real job" or more!!   Or you could just get a discount on yummy cocoa products and never work or make an income.  That's ok too!  Really!  

Catch #2 -  It's not free.    It's a crazy good discount, but it's not free.  Just like starting any business, there is a start up cost.  You have to decide if it's worth the risk.   Unlike starting most businesses, you still get something for your start up cost with TCE.  You get chocolate products!  Your investment is actually purchasing some of the most delicious, best selling products that the company has .... at a huge discount!  

I know what you are thinking, "AH, there it is!  I have to buy all this stuff that I won't be able to sell and I'll never use it."   

Wrong!  This is chocolate!  If you don't eat it, I'm sure you know plenty of people who can help you with that!    Truthfully, the worst case scenario here is that you buy the kit, decide you don't want to sell it, and you eat your way out of business by treating your family to simple and delicious meals and desserts.  Oh you poor thing!   That sounds terrible!

"But I don't have thousands of dollars to invest in something that I might not even be good at!"

No Problem!  It only costs $129.   And you get over $300 worth of products and supplies!   That's enough for your first 4-6 parties, and the average person makes that money back at their first party!  That leaves 3-5 parties of pure profit before you need to  even think about spending another cent!   (Honestly it's $210 of customer favorite products. So you're getting  a major discount if you never even try to sell anything.)

"Then I probably have to buy so much every month or pay some penalty."

Wrong!    You can get your kit, eat it, and never do anything else.  That's ok.  There's no monthly requirement.  You  are not subscribing to any future charges.  We don't even save your credit card info!    But why not try to make some money, since you have the kit and everything you need anyway?  

"I'm afraid I won't be good at this."

Truth!  I was afraid of that too.  I was scared that my friends wouldn't like me anymore if I became "one of those" sales ladies.  I was afraid that people would judge me.  But I tried it anyway.  And I found out that I didn't have to be "one of those salesy people!"  I found my own way of selling that I was comfortable with.  I wasn't an overnight success, but I did make some money.  And after I had a little practice, I started making more money and really having FUN!    That was the part that I never expected.  I found myself making so many new friends!  Real friends, not just customers.  And I was having real fun!  I was looking forward to "working."  I guess we call it a "party" for a reason.  It's fun!



Invest $129  in purchasing the Curator Kit from The Cocoa Exchange. 



  • Products and Supplies valued over $300 - including over $200 of premium cocoa product
  • 25-40% commission on all your sales (direct deposited weekly into your bank)

Host one party to allow your friends and family to taste the delicious recipes (they buy $500 from you)


  • More catalogs and  brownie mix (because you reached level 1 of QuickStart )
  • $125 cash for your commission
  • All the party host rewards ($75 in Free Products and 3 half price items)
  • If you signed up in March, your kit price will be refunded!!  ($129 cash)


And if that's all you ever want to do with your new cocoa business, that's fine.  You can just walk away.  No catch!  OR you could continue your business by having one or two of your friends host a party for their friends.  It's up to you.  It's your business, so you can do as much or as little as you want!  

BONUS:  You get me.  I'm here to hold you hand each step of the way.  Truly!  You can call me anytime (I won't answer at 2am, but you can call).  I will teach you exactly what to do to be successful.  But if you want to try something different, that's ok too, in fact it's encouraged! Because we are a team; I'm not your boss.  You are your boss!

About the Contributor

Jennifer Pierce / Cocoa Queen

The Cocoa Exchange Hagerstown, MD

Hi! I'm Jenn, the Cocoa Queen! I have a blast sharing chocolate with new friends at in-home tasting parties! From Chocolate Martinis to Chocolate Hot Sauce, there is truly something for everyone. This benefits of this company are endless: free luxury vacations, one of the best compensation plans in the industry, backed by billion-dollar Mars, Inc., and tons of support. Is it work if you are having this much fun?
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