I love dogs. They teach us so much about ourselves. Our dog is named Zander. He is a black Lab/Greyhound mix with a great temperament and an intense dislike for water. (Who knew anything with that much Lab in him could not like water?) Zander is pretty typical … when it’s a choice between a walk and food, he dances between the bowl and the door and finally sits down.
If you’re new to network marketing, you’re probably wondering what to lead with when you talk to people about your business … Is it the products or the opportunity? This question has been around for as long as I’ve been in network marketing … and that’s a long time.
Have you been tempted recently to give up on your dream? Are you frustrated? Angry? Just can’t seem to get any traction? Feel like you’re banging your head against a brick wall? Can’t understand why other people can make things happen but you can’t? Fed up with people saying, “I told you so”? Believe me, I get it.
Yesterday I was speaking with a person who is new to network marketing and who is trying to learn how to work the business online. She told me she had been posting about her products, but what she really wanted to talk about was the business model. Her concern was that she hadn’t achieved enough success yet for anyone to listen to her. Sound familiar?
If you want to retain the people who sign up with you, you need to see yourself as the leader of a Movement that will change people’s lives. Russell Brunson, in his latest book Expert Secrets, researched movements throughout the years and found they all have three things in common:
If you’re in Network Marketing, you’ve been told by your Upline and team members that you have to attend the company convention. If you’re an affiliate marketer, then you’ve been encouraged to attend industry events and events put on by the folks you represent.