Is Network Marketing Right For You?
Paul Zane Pilzer on the Power of Network Marketing – NMPRO #1,129
Is network marketing for you?
Is network marketing right for you? Are you considering network marketing?
You may first want to ask if Network Marketing is right for you.
You have got to consider if direct selling, network marketing is worth your while.
To a greater extent is it worth your money?
Network marketing may have had you saying yeah or nay to the whole concept.
And that my friend is usually based on your first encounter with it.
If you had a pleasant experience, great the network marketer may have shown you some professionalism.
And that’s how the business should be.
Unfortunately, there have been many unprofessional and unethical practices…
associated with this wonderful form of products and services distribution.
However, you can make a difference by becoming a professional net-worker.
And practicing sound ethical and professional behavior.
But you may be wondering if it is a legal form of business.
Yes, it is and as John Fogg, editor of Upline referred to it as, “the most extraordinary and exciting business in the world.”
It offers you an “opportunity to serve and support.”
Rod Nichols wrote for entrepreneur, in his article “Deciding if Network Marketing is for You.”
“The main reason so many people are entering network marketing is that it fits the current marketing trends.
On the rise again today.
Financial experts say it’s a “recession proof” industry.
Billionaire Warren Buffet, after purchasing a network marketing, marketing company, called it the best investment he’d ever made.
Tom Peters, the author of “In Search of Excellence,” calls it the first truly revolutionary shift in marketing in the last 50 years.”
That was 8 years ago.
Devlin Smith, who also wrote for Entrepreneur had this to say in his article 7 Tips For Network Marketing Success….
But what does it take to succeed in this industry?
Vincent J. Kellsey, director of member services for the Direct Selling Women’s Alliance, an organization that provides
a variety of resources to women and men in the direct-selling industry, offers these tips for making it:
Choose wisely. There are six key elements you should be looking for [when selecting an opportunity].
*** Number one: stability. How old is the company?
*** Number two is excellent products or services that consumers will use and need more of.
*** Number three is the pay plan
*** Number four is the integrity of the company and the management.
*** Number five is momentum and timing.
*** Number six is support, training and business systems.
Today More Network Marketing is Being Done Online
Almost gone are the days when you bother friends and family.
Today, the internet can be your main marketing tool.
And there are powerful ways for you to use it.
You can set up your website with something called an autoresponder.
You use a method to capture leads (names and email addresses) of people interested in what you have to offer.
The autoresponder can follow up with those people.
One of the greatest keys to success in this industry is follow-up.
Today, technology in automation on the Internet has allowed for a much more consistent method of following up.
Robert Laura contributor to Forbes.com in his article Would You Join A Multi-Level Marketing Company For Retirement Income?
“not to mention helping people see the importance of planning for the non-financial aspects of retirement such as replacing a work identity,
staying relevant and connected, as well as keeping mentally and physically fit.
Something multi-level marketing as well as network marketing companies are poised to capitalize on. As a result, the industry could soon experience
larger than life growth, spurred by baby boomers looking to adjust their retirement feelings and plans.”
Knowing this and what you found on the other linked sites, I ask you the original question, ” is network marketing right for you?”