February 20, 2019
How to Building a Successful Network Marketing Business
Direct sales, in particular it’s sub-type, network marketing, is often viewed negatively. A bad experience with an overzealous or outright dishonest rep, as well as myths and misunderstandings about direct sales keep many people away from this home business option.
However, direct sales is a viable way to start a home based business if you go in with the right attitude, knowledge, and willingness to work. Here are tips for achieving success in direct sales and MLM.
1) Understand that it’s a business like any other business.
Direct sales marketers have the tendency to water down the plan so that it’s easy to understand, but that can also give the impression that it’s easy to do. “Help five people get eight people, and you’ll get a free car.” What they don’t tell you is that you’ll need to talk to at least 50 people to get the five people, and help them talk to at least 80 people each to get their eight. While these numbers aren’t exact, the point is, that you’ll receive a lot of ‘nos’ in your quest to find your few yeses, which can be discouraging.