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Larrimar Tia : “The secret behind quick success is quick action”

A jack-of-all-trades tells us why the internet is as important as having a good product.

Nobody’s ever told Larrimar Tia that he does so much for a 35-year old: he’s a graphic artist, a software architect, an IT. consultant, one of the country’s pioneers in Web development, an author and a poet with his works published in his own website larrimar.com, and presently Chief Innovation Officer of LVEWORLD Corporation, a start-up company responsible for one of the first 8-in-1 herbal coffee products in the Philippines.

He sad, “After working in a Hong Kong firm as a web developer, I wanted to do something different. After all, I had been in the IT industry for over 15 years and I’ve always wanted to have my own company. Actually I started as a freelance consultant, then I formed my own corporation which is apart from the consulting business that I am involved right now.”

While the coffee industry wasn’t his first choice, he gradually found it to be an interesting field, having a spirited love for drinking coffee. He knew the competition within the industry was stiff and the market was overpopulated, and the only want to be unique was to come up with something beneficial to the health and at the same time satisfying to the taste – and an unconventional means to sell it. Thus, LVE World was started and its first offspring, LVE Cafe, was born.

Deepest care, good life
The initials V.E in LVE are take from a German phrase “Verursacht Erfolg” which means “creates success” in English. “I originally extracted these initials from the words LoVE to emphasized our “deepest care” to our customers, and LiVE to emphasize “good life” that we offer. I wanted to clearly define my vision for the company and at the same time build an international image since we also want to cater to the global marketplace,” he continued.

LVE Cafe 8-in-i coffee mix, available in mocha flavor consists of our very own kapeng barako which is considered an exotic genre of coffee and promoted as a Filipino-pride produce globally. It also comes with natural creamer and brown sugar; and the following herbal ingredients: agaricus, spirulina, ginseng, omega-3 and L-carnitine.

Agaricus blazei effectively fights cancer cells by enhancing the body’s own immune system. It has been cited as a powerful antiviral agent that helps prevent viruses and harmful agents from entering delicate tissue.

Spirulina, called the super food, is rich in antioxidants, boosts energy and cellular health, high in B-12 and easy-to-absorb iron, and is a rare food source of the essential fatty acid GLA.

Many studies have shown that ginseng reduces levels of stress in both men and women, enabling them to withstand higher levels of emotional and physical stress. In addition, ginseng has shown great promise at reducing fatigue, increasing memory and even fighting off colds, flu and other infections.

On the other hand, Omega-3 fall acids control blood clotting and build cell membranes in the brain. It also protects against heart disease and strokes. Omega3 fatty acids in high doses are being used to treat depression. New studies also show benefits for a wide range of conditions including cancer, lupus, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

L-carnitine doesn’t just burn fat. L-carnitine is known to help supply the brain with the energy it needs to function at its best, and it has been shown in clinical studies to have a positive impact on memory, mood, and cognitive ability.

The internet era
Thanks to many health-related web sites on the internet, just about any herbs and medicinal plants you can think of are readily available for research information. There are also specific web sites containing comprehensive list and studies of herbal medicines online.

“I consult the internet a lot. I believe in the role it plays in commerce today. One need not become a chemist or herbalist to learn about which is good or not, it’s all on the web. The kev factor that made me decide the final list of ingredients for LVE Cafe is actually after experimenting with different combinations of ingredients, tasting and evaluating existing herbal coffees in the market, and finally hitting the right combination that offers not just the best health benefits but the best taste as well,” continued Tia.

However, when it comes to the production side, Tia assures that LVE’s man ufacttnring firm is very reliable, recognized by the Bureau of Food and Drugs and certified with Halal, and has been in the business for many years. “We want to give our customers additional peace of mind when drinking our coffee and we want to ensure them that we have a safe and reliable product. We have alrcad’ v taken the necessary steps to acquire BFAD food registration of our coffee and right now it is well in good progress,” he said.

To separate LVE World from the pack, Tia also relied on the internet to do the job: viral marketing.

“We made our distributorship process affordable to cater not just to the upper class market but to the masses as well. To become a distributor, you only need to purchase a product pack for as low as Php500-which consists of 3 boxes of LVE Cafe and other value-added services and benefits. Once a distributor, you are now entitled to 30% wholesale discount on all your succeeding purchases. So if a box of LVE Cafe 8-in-i costs Phpi8o.oo retail price (or Php15.00 per sachet (@12 sachets per box), you can get it at Php126.00 only on your next purchase. Then, you may retail the product to non-distributors and profit as much as P54.00 per box,” Tia explained.

Distributorship also offers additional income to those who fancy more than just coffee in their cups. “We also encourage our distributors to take advantage of the exciting business opportunity offered by our marketing partners at INFIN8 International located in Cebu and Quezon City. They may invite their friends and family members to become distributors as well, and from the product packages they purchase at PhP500.00 each, they may earn PhP50.00 referral bonus per distributor. And from the repeat orders of all the distributors within their personal group, they still get a Percentage of the total Sales without doing any hard work. The y also have the chance to earn unlimited income from the other earning opportunities offered by their marketing plan.

“What’s even better is that as they will be given access to their online sales monitoring and distributor management tool at www.infin8.biz where they can track their sales group, view and request their income, order products with option to use an online payment facility for credit card payments, and many more exciting features,” said Tia.

Truly, LVE Cafe could just be one of the most interesting products in the market, supported by the most lucrative marketing plan, and powered by the one of the most advanced, innovative and globally competitive MLM internet tool in the industry today.

LVE World can be reached thru: www.lveworld.com or call +632-3870583