I am sure you have heard the stories. People who have never done mlm before or another home based business opportunity and after a few months, they are wildly successful and build to the top of their opportunity.
Here is the question? Does this ever really happen? In today's post, Tom Schreiter explains what the true story really is.
Flash success in network marketing is rare. And when flash success occurs, there is usually a reason.
Many times you'll hear a speaker at a training or opportunity meeting state, "I just joined, talked to a few people, and by golly, in just one month I reached the top level of achievement and now they need a truck to deliver my giant-sized bonus check."
Well, what the speaker said may be true. She did reach the top and it was fast. Unfortunately, because of time constraints on the meeting, the speaker didn't get to tell the whole story.
You see, the reason the speaker sponsored such a big downline in her organization in only 30 days was:
1. She had 20 years of experience in network marketing. She had lots of contacts, relationships and friends who knew her, trusted her, and respected her. Since they also were experienced network marketers, they were able to sponsor many distributors quickly also. The speaker had 20 years of preparation for this so-called "one month flash of success."
2. The speaker went door-to-door in her city and everyone she talked to joined her program. Too bad there wasn't enough time during the meeting to mention that her mother was mayor of the town, owned all the houses, and that the tenants felt obligated to do whatever her daughter suggested.
3. The speaker worked as an assistant teacher for 40 years in the community. She also taught junior high sports. Everyone in town knows her, trusts her, and respects her. In fact, she taught most of the town's residents. How could you say no to the person who used to make you clean the erasers?
Instant, flash success?
I don't think so.
You have to earn your success in network marketing. That's why some people grow faster than others.
So, if you don't have any friends, people hate you, no one respects you … well, you'll just have to start building some new relationships to get your business started. Once you've built the relationships, your business will grow.
Networking is done with people who trust you. If you don't have anyone to network with, go out and build some trust. And if you don’t know how to build trust and relationships, invest a bit of time and read this book, or listen to the audio version.
How To Get Instant Trust, Belief, Influence, and Rapport! 13 Ways To Create Open Minds By Talking To The Subconscious Mind.
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