Success in Network Marketing is Not a Matter of Luck
by bbroekema | on December 11, 2011
There are several factors involved with becoming successful at network marketing, and one of them is hard work, another being zeal. What many of us fail to understand is that network marketing is a business – it isn’t a spare time pursuit. To be successful you have to dedicate yourself to your business and work methodically towards your ambitions.
Do you have any idea what your ultimate goal is, where your trying to go? Most individuals just go from day to day without having any idea where they are going. The old saying if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. There was a survey conducted among college kids. They were asked to write down what their goals in life were. Some could only give obscure answers, many had no clue, and only a little % actually knew where they were going in life.
10 years after the same students were interviewed again. You probably will not be surprised to learn that those 3% were 10 times wealthier than the others who had little idea where they were going in life, they were well on their way to achieving their final goals.
Setting Goals In Network Marketing
So think about why you would like to launch your own business. It doesn’t matter if you’re retired from your day job. Success in network marketing doesn’t rely on your age, it is actually possible for anybody to become successful, and eventually enjoy a well off and long retirement.
Organise yourself. Write your goals in gigantic letters and put them above your desk. Get everything arranged and get rid of clutter it will only distract you.
Decide how many hours each day you can dedicate to your business, and how many days every week. If you currently have a regular job, being realistic is more critical. You have to develop discipline, as soon as you get home, do not watch TV, rather accomplish one important task in your business. In no time you will have setup a system to generate new business. That’s not to say that you will hand over your social life, it just suggests that those hours you set aside for your business, will be for that. Keep on looking at those goals each day. Even if you can only work a couple of hours every night, stick to those, do not become distracted.
You’ll Need a System
You will have to follow a series of steps when you start your network marketing business, and those steps become a system. Everyone should follow a system, it is very troublesome to discover a good system that may work for you. There are lots of awfully bad systems for sale on the Internet, written by writers and not by network marketing consultants, these folk are usually falsely referred to as “gurus”, but their business is to make money by selling useless courses.
The best people to learn from are those who have been successful in network marketing and will teach you how to do it the way they did it.
Learning the science and art of massive direct reply marketing in order to produce leads is the key to success. This is what is often known as attraction marketing. Leads are the key. Branding is vital. Your goal is to build a business and not just recruit a ragtag downline.
If you follow the right system you will create as many leads as you need, and thousands of dollars in the midst plus people signing up day in and day out.