Is Sick and Tired of Network Marketing
by Albin Dittli
The first network marketing program I joined was Forever Living.
That was way back in the early 1980s. I was a failure in it. Just
couldn't get people to come to meetings. One or two people did
sign up, but then they did nothing. Eventually I dropped out.
the years I have tried several others. It was always the same
story. My friends and family were not interested. If someone did
sign up, they did nothing.
of the companies went out of business.
have no idea of how much money and time I put into all those programs
over the last twenty plus years. However, it was a fair amount.
the main reason I failed is because it is very hard to motivate
myself to do something I don't enjoy doing. Being shy by nature,
I don't like to approach strangers about a business opportunity.
truth is I'm not a natural networker. I'm not good at schmoozing
and talking people into doing things I want them to do. I'm too
upfront and honest for my own good.
why am I back in network marketing?
I always wanted to be a stay-at-home dad. Network marketing is
a good way to do it, for some people.
back, its obvious that OFFLINE network marketing is not for me.
I know people that are great at it, but I am not one of them.
If you are good at offline marketing, go for it.
simply not comfortable with many of the offline methods that are
used to recruit people.
I'm managing to do a decent job of building my organization in
a few network marketing companies. I work on building my organizations
each day and enjoy doing so. So what has changed? Why am I now
answer is in changing from OFFLINE to ONLINE. The Internet has
completely changed the way I, and millions of other people, do
network marketing. I love the Internet.
the Internet you dont have to use the phone or talk face to face
to family, friends, and total strangers about your company. Instead
you use things like opt in mail lists to approach people that
may be half way around the world.
use search engines, pay per click, and traffic sites to bring
people to your site instead of trying to talk to total strangers
in the grocery store.
can write reports and articles, contribute to forums, and create
your own web site offering useful information.
may find that you greatly enjoy some of these tools that are available
to you through the Internet. I am finding that I like to write
articles. Several webmasters have asked me for permission to post
some of my articles on their web sites. This helps with both link
popularity and increased traffic.
if you need to get more information on some marketing subject,
you can always find several ebooks on it. Many for free. The cost
of knowledge online is usually considerable less then the cost
offline. (The cost of online marketing is also less then the cost
about the various marketing tools available on the Internet. Test
them and use them. In time you will find one or two that you like
better then the others. Start becoming really good with them.
Then become an expert with them.
you become good with a tool you will start enjoying using that
tool. And as that happens you will become more and more successful
in your marketing.
are usually successful at something when we enjoy doing it.
network marketing is, for me, a great way to be a stay at home
dad. It can be a great way for you to be a successful stay at
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