Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Secrets of MLM Success--How To Deal With The Big Question: "Is This A Pyramid Like Amway?"

When it comes to prospecting for MLM most of us are scared of the "what is it?" or "is this MLM" question.

Just knowing that question is lurking in the background waiting to pounce is enough to cripple us totally or at least turn us into stumbling idiots tripping over our own words.

Ever been there? I certainly have.

So what's the answer?

The answer is deceptively simple. Just don't put yourself in the situation where that question can arise!

How to do that?

There's a couple of ways:

The first is to prospect 100% online. If you want to learn how to do that just click my link below and get my free book and I'll show you.

The second is to tell them what it is upfront; just don't use the curiosity approach!

I know… I know! Your sponsor and all those other gurus have been telling you to absolutely not come out and say it's MLM or Network Marketing. But if you're not making those approach calls anyway because you're immobilized by fear, then what have you got to lose?

I believe the secret to MLM Success to go fast by starting slowly.

How does that work?

Don't rush out and start calling your list and try to hide from them the fact that this is MLM. Warm them up first. It is MLM! Don't hide it. Either tell them upfront or be totally ready to tell them it's Network marketing if they ask.

People hate to feel they've been tricked.

There's nothing to be ashamed of about MLM. It's a great business. It's the curiosity approach that makes people angry, so don't feel you have to use it.

Here's what you do:

Make a list of all your family and close friends and simply tell them casually in conversation: "Hey, you know what I'm really excited about. I've started a new home based business. There are lots of tax breaks and the chance to make a lot of money. I think this can really put us on the road financially… I'll let you know how it goes".

And then swing the conversation back to them: "So what have you been up to?"

That's it! Don't say anymore about your business unless they ask questions.

Some will ask you questions and some won't.

Let your answers be really low key.

And this is critical…

Absolutely do not jump in and ask if they'd be interested in looking at "your" business until they really put it out there that they are looking for something! You opened the door. Wait for them to walk through and then give them the information they ask for.

Over time keep them informed of your progress. Just casually drop it into the conversation. One thing I like to do is to ask their advice on something. Maybe something like: "Are you any good at writing? I wonder would you mind looking over something I've written". And just let it roll from there.

You'll be amazed how easily it will flow given some lead time.

I think in MLM it's best to have as many things as possible working for you. The Internet is a great tool for building a list of prospects.

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Jim Keayes is an expert Internet and MLM Marketer. He teaches people to be successful online.

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