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  • SmartMLMer
    Re: matrix

    First, thank you all for your help.

    The purposes of the program are to:
    1) see who signed up whom,
    2) make sure that the people sign up two or more under them,
    3) to track the numbers under them so everyone can get paid what they are to get paid,
    4) to take some money out of their pay, when they reach a certain level so that they can go through the system again,
    5) to make it so that on the web all the information comes in already in the database (VERY BIG POINT) as right now everything has to be pasted into the fields in excel, believe it or not,
    6) to keep track of payments to the members.

    I am just trying to make something simple to handle some simple problems and to make it so we can expand later if this goes really well.

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  • MikeData
    Re: matrix

    I think It will require a master table for every one and a table of sign-ups people.
    Very similar as Keith suggest.
    The reason is that by creating a multi-tier organization you have to think that Jill will sign-ups Jose and Susan, then Susan will sign up Justin and Marco. SO it could be endless.
    In other words Marco belongs to Susan who belongs to Jill, who belongs to Bob.
    Then by knowing the parent master then one can create forms with browse linking masters and sign-ups. Quite tricky.
    What is the objective of this data base other than keeping track who signs who?
    Is it commission or earnings purpose?
    Perhaps we have to create various levels of masters.

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  • Keith Hubert
    Re: matrix

    Hi Bruce,

    How would you do this manually on paper?

    I would suggest a form to enter a new marketeer details with a lookup to those already on the list, just with an Id_Code.

    Every new name entered would then be available on the lookup list.

    Very interesting, Peter typed his suggestion quicker than mine, but the result is the same.

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  • Peter.Greulich
    Re: matrix

    Originally posted by SmartMLMer View Post
    Bob #10001 signs up Bill #10002 and then Bill signs up Jill #10003 and then back to Bob #10001 who signs up Joan #10004 and and Bill #10002 signs up Betty #10005 and so on and so on. We need to know who is in who's downline and how to track these.
    Yup. You need 2 fields. One is the AutoInc that generates the 10001,...etc. The other is an identical field that is NOT an AutoInc. Call the 2nd field "Link". The Link field holds the "parent" id value. So:

    Name   AutoInc   Link
    Bob    10001
    Bill   10002     10001
    Jill   10003     10002
    Joan   10004     10001
    Betty  10005     10002

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  • SmartMLMer
    started a topic matrix


    I am trying to come up with a script which is to be used for a company that is like multi-level-marketing.
    The way this works is somewhat like this.

    Bob #10001 signs up Bill #10002 and then Bill signs up Jill #10003 and then back to Bob #10001 who signs up Joan #10004 and and Bill #10002 signs up Betty #10005 and so on and so on. We need to know who is in who's downline and how to track these.

    I would love to use Alpha Five and am wondering if there is anyone out there that knows how this might be done or if there is a program with similar tracking already.

    Thanks for any help on this.