My network marketing business reminds me of my years as an elementary school teacher! Remember those days when you were in school? Morning line ups in the yard, plans for the day written out on the board, math, science, social studies classes and more, taking exams to determine mastery, recess, class performances and a whole lot more. Those days may not be as far away a memory for me as they probably are for you. That’s because my 30-year career was in the elementary school and for all those 30 years, that was my life.
So you’re a network marketer? You’re trying to achieve your MLM success. Those of us who are brave enough to enter the world of MLM are risk-takers. Indeed we are! To spend a good amount of your time earnestly trying to get others to look at your product or service let alone getting them to join your business oppotunity is not something most people will do. So why do we do it?
Attraction marketing! When I joined my MLM a while back, I thought it would be easy to share my service with everyone I knew. I actually went around town passing out my business cards. I made calls and sent out emails. I attended networking events and participated in vending events, as well. I promoted my fledgling business on Facebook, Google+, Linked In, Twitter and Pinterest. I had several home parties, not very serious people, showed up. I posted flyers in the neighborhood and when nothing happened, I knew it was time for another strategy.
The industry is filled with people who are quote unquote in business. Being in business means different things to different people. From what I’ve seen online, these people fall into four categories and each have their own behaviors. I’ll explain. Business Builders or Not? There are three kinds of people who consider themselves “in business”. They are spammers, Ralph Kramdens, hobbyists and business builders. Each … Continue reading WHAT ARE BUSINESS BUILDERS?
The Network Marketer “Gold”
A network marketer is something like an athlete. Both “go for the gold”. All through life, I’ve heard that expression…go for the gold. Most of the time, it was in relation to an athlete striving to win the ultimate prize. Going for the gold is striving for something you really want and not stopping until you get it. As network marketers, we are always going for the gold – in this case, the network marketer gold.
One might think that we are striving to make the money so many top earners in the industry are making and have made. And even though we ultimately are, what really drives us is how we can be seen as valuable in the marketplace. So, how can we be of value in an industry as large as network marketing not knowing as much as the veterans know? How do we “get” the network marketer gold? Continue reading “THE NETWORK MARKETER “GOLD” AND STRIVING TO GET IT!”
Business Posture – A Necessary Ingredient In Network Marketing
We all know what posture is. As children, we were always told to sit up straight or we would grow up with a crooked back. We had to walk a certain way, stand a certain way. It was our posture that our parents warned us about because posture as a child would affect our posture as adults. But there is a different meaning for posture in the network marketing business world. Business posture! Continue reading “BUSINESS POSTURE – WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO YOU PORTRAY IT?”
Looking to making money online? Ever hear this…”I’m not seeing any results.” or “I want to make more money.” How about this one, “I’m quitting. This is not working.” Yes, there are a lot of people who come into network marketing thinking it would be a quick solution to their financial or time situation. Truthfully, it’s not. Yes, you can make money and have all the time in the world with your family but if you continue to focus on results rather than the actual habits which lead to the results, you’ll get nowhere….fast!
Creating An Irresistable Lead Magnet So you want to create an irresistable lead magnet! From my previous posts, Attracting Your Ideal Customer, read HERE, and The Basics of a Lead Magnet, read HERE you already know three things. 1-A lead magnet is a piece of content. 2-A lead magnet is like a trap that catches your ideal customers and 3-A lead magnet is a free giveaway and … Continue reading CREATING AN IRRESISTABLE LEAD MAGNET
SUCCESS SKILL SET
If you’re a network marketer, you need a success skill set. Everyone who signs up with an MLM company is understandably excited and motivated to begin building the kind of life they often dreamed about. They are looking for all those wonderful things such as time freedom, financial freedom and the ability to quit their job. Although all of these are very attainable, many networker marketers struggle as they attempt to build their businessess and wonder why they haven’t seen what they’ve been promised. Continue reading “SUCCESS SKILL SET FOR PRESENTATIONS THAT SHINE”
How To Handle Objections In Your Network Marketing Business
In addition to marketing and making sales, network marketers also have the job of recruiting people into their business. This can be a daunting task because so many people have a pre-conceived notion about MLMs that they close their minds to an opportunity whenever a network marketer approaches. It is important, for your succcess in recruiting, to learn how to handle objections.