Is Network Marketing Online really possible? Don't you have to approach family and friends? Isn't this a belly to belly business?
For many people, the words Network Marketing or MLM mean hitting up your so-called warm market. Those two to three hundred people that are on your “list. "
Well, that is certainly one way to look at Network Marketing and MLM. But, for me it wasn't the way I wanted to do business.
What if you could reach thousands of people? People that approach you.
What if you didn't have to attend face to face meetings?
What if you didn't have to make a single approach to someone you know? Or to someone you don't know?
Would you think about Network Marketing differently? Well, that is what a Network Marketing online business did for me. Many people have said “it can't be done. " Running a network marketing business using the internet exclusively is impossible. I'm here to tell you, it can be done. I'm living proof.
And the best part, it doesn't take a computer genius to accomplish it.
There are a few things you are going to need get you started with Network Marketing Online.
The first tool you need is a personal website. You need to show value, let people get to know you through your website. Then, pack it full of content, content and more content.
There's lots of great companies and products our there today, but there is only one you. So, market yourself and tell people why they should partner with you.
Advertising and Marketing
Build it and they will come. Well, not quite. You have your website up and running, now where are the prospects? There are lots of ways to market yourself online. Below are a few of these.
Discussion Groups and Forums
Ezine Newsletter Ad Swamp
The key is pick a few of these. Master them. Have fun. Then add another one to the mix. The other key is to stay focused and consistent. Remember, this is a journey, not a race. Network Marketing Online is a real business and it does require real effort.
Network Marketing Lead Generation
You want to prequalify your leads. Keep them coming to you and when the time is right, be there. Become the go to person. Build a relationship. Through the Internet, they are getting to know you, your business and now they want to know more. Doesn't that make it easier to pick up the phone and call them?
The fortune is in the follow up. That statement is so true. Running your Network Marketing business online allows you to automate your follow-ups. Does this mean that you are never going to pick up the phone? Of course not.
But how many times have you called to follow up and you aren't able to reach your prospect. A month goes by. Two months go by and still no answer.
By employing an Auto responder, this process can be automated; leaving you time to generate leads. It keeps you in front of your prospects. And the messages they are receiving are informative and valuable. So, when the time is right, you are there. You have now become that go to person.
Incorporating the Internet into your business can be powerful, if you choose to do it the right way.
Lisa Willard is a network marketing professional, industry coach and MLM author. She's built a solid MLM business while maintaining the roles of wife, mom, cab driver, and social coordinator. Her passion is empowering women and young entrepreneurs to believe in themselves and reach for the stars. Get to know her better and sign up for her newsletter at http://www.network-marketing-success-tools.com