By Jake Johnson
Is it really necessary to sell to my friends and family in order to make make money in Network Marketing? The answer is NO. Although there are companies and sponsors who insist that “warm marketing” is the key to success; The reality of the real world is that it often leads to frustration and alienation. Fortunately marketing methods have evolved in a way that we can really take advantage of. The old ways of doing business just doesn’t work as well as they used to.
The truth is that, chasing around your friends and family are old school techniques. With the internet being so popular these days, connecting with people is a lot easier to do. You can connect with people through online social networks, blogs, forums etc. With the opportunity to connect with people so easily, you no longer have to depend solely on friends and family. Utilizing the right type of internet marketing strategies will cause interested prospects to seek you out.
Many times when you’re new to a network marketing company, the first thing your sponsor will ask you to do is to make a list of all of your friends and family. This may be company policy and the same strategy that was taught to your sponsor. Your sponsor may not be skilled in any other way of conducting business. You must take responsibility for learning newer methods yourself. Sometimes the methods that you’re taught work for you, and other times they don’t. You have to use your own judgment to determine what exactly fits your personality.
Although your friends and family should be aware of your business, there is a right way to expose them to it. One of the best ways to expose your business to your friends and family is by asking for referrals. This allows the pressure to be taken off of them, and they will usually show their appreciation by assisting you with their business. In the event that they desire to purchase from you or join your business, allow them to let you know when they’re ready.
In closing, it’s a good idea NOT to bug your friends and family to buy from you. It is a better idea to ask them for assistance with referrals. There are a many different marketing methods that will help you with your business. You must take the responsibility to learn them yourself and do not depend solely on your sponsor.
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