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Be Aware of Your Body Language When Making Connections

Network Marketing and Body LanguageAs a network marketer, you are the key component to the success of your business.  You’re the only one who can go out and make the connections that are necessary not only for selling your product but also for expanding your network.  We’ve talked before about making first impressions and keeping a positive attitude when you’re communicating, but another aspect of communication you should be aware of is your body language.

Body language communicates a range of emotions, sometimes even when you don’t intend to do so.  If you are aware of your body language, however, you can exert some control over it and use it to make a great impression.  Psychology Today shares some helpful tips that are worth reading, such as maintaining eye contact for longer than a second and matching your posture to that of your new acquaintance.

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Success Comes from a Positive AttitudeBecause your network marketing business relies so heavily on networking with other people, the way you present yourself when making connections and communicating with prospective clients can make or break your business.  When interaction plays such a key role in your success, you need to be extra careful about your attitude when approaching people.  Having a positive attitude will make a great impression on the people around you, and it can even make you feel happier too.

Attitude is incredibly important when listening and talking to people; if you enter a conversation with a bad attitude you’re more likely to interpret the things you hear in a negative light, and give off negativity in return.  Having a consistently positive attitude is something that requires work every day to develop.  Having negative thoughts and reactions is easy, but responding positively to people and the world around you will make you more approachable and likable; this is key to building successful relationships with clients!

Start every day with a positive thought and consider sharing it with someone else to make their day better as well.  After some practice, positive thinking will become second nature.

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Motivate Yourself in Network MarketingWorking for yourself in a network marketing business is an incredibly freeing experience, but sometimes it can be hard to find the motivation to push yourself to succeed every day.  When you’re the only boss looking over your shoulder, it’s easy to justify relaxing and procrastinating on your network marketing business.  If you want any hope of success, however, you need to devote time every day to building your business.  The trick is finding the motivation.

One thing that can kill motivation is trying to do too many things at once.  Set a single, clear goal, like calling a certain number of potential clients or creating your business card, and focus on accomplishing that goal before moving on to other goals.  If you find yourself more motivated to think about things, harness this motivation to research ways to accomplish your goal in the most efficient way possible.  The research and planning stage is important to developing the motivation to act, and having a good plan can make the action needed to achieve the goal happen more smoothly.

Once you have a plan, give yourself a reasonable deadline in which to accomplish this goal.  Give yourself a reward for achieving the deadline, and tell family and friends about your deadline so that you feel obligated to meet it.  However, nothing beats just getting up and forcing yourself to work.  Give yourself ten minutes a day in which you absolutely have to work with no distractions; a lot of the time, this is enough to get you into the flow of things and accomplish your goal.

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Make Yourself Memorable When Meeting Clients

Become UnforgettableIn network marketing, your interactions with people are key to your business success.  Network marketing is a business that relies on good relationship building, and this requires making strong and unforgettable connections with people.  We’ve covered making a good first impression, but once you’ve presented yourself to another person for the first time you need to build a stronger connection.

Creating unforgettable connections with people isn’t necessarily easy, but if you approach it with a positive mindset it can be a lot of fun.  An unforgettable connection is a genuine one, so don’t try to connect with people based on a personal agenda.  Listen to their needs and find a way that you can make their life better.  Really pay attention to them when they tell you things, and share your own passions with them.  Remember their names, tell stories, and treat them like they’re already your friend even if you’ve only recently met them.

Lifehack has created an incredibly useful list of things you can do to make yourself unforgettable when meeting new people, and it’s worth a careful read.  If you’re interested in starting your own network marketing business, be sure to sign up for our mailing list for more information!


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How to Stop ProcrastinationWhen you run your own network marketing business from home, you are the sole person responsible for your success.  There are many benefits to not relying on bosses or coworkers for your career, but it does come with a lot of personal responsibility and the need to develop good working habits.

One bad habit that frequently plagues many people is procrastination.  This is a particularly easy habit to fall into when you’re the one setting your own deadlines and keeping up with your own progress.  However, if you keep putting off your work, you’re also the one who’s going to get hurt by it.

The first step to circumventing a procrastination habit is understanding the cause behind it.  Are you bad at estimating the time it will take to complete a task?  Do you feel like you need to find the motivation or be in the right mood?  Are you a perfectionist or afraid of failure or rejection?  Do you have organization issues?  Identifying the reason you procrastinate will help you tackle the problem at its source.  You can also try some of these 101 tips from Fluent Time Management to help get a handle on your procrastination habit.

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Know Who You Are and Where You're GoingWhen you run your own network marketing business, you are your most important tool.  You are your boss and your employee, and you are the only one who can make the important connections to make your business successful.  For this reason, you need to make certain that you can perform to your greatest capacity in your network marketing business.

As we’ve discussed before, network marketing requires you to talk to a lot of people and face rejection in order to achieve success.  Rejection is no easy thing to hear, but one way to keep it from bringing you down is to be secure in your knowledge of who you are, where you’re going, and how to get there.

Know Who You Are

This is the first and most important step to success.  When you know who you are, being rejected is no longer a personal affront because you and your network marketing business are two separate entities.  Low self-esteem can hurt your business, so take the steps to improve your self-esteem.  Do things that make you feel good about yourself, like learning a new skill, and give yourself self-affirmations for business success.

Know Where You’re Going

The next step to having a successful network marketing business is to create clear goals for yourself.  Without a goal, you have nowhere to focus your energy and you have no measure of success.  Just make certain your goals are reasonable to expect, or you will disappoint yourself.

Know How to Get There

The final step is to learn as much as you can about network marketing and successful business practices so that you can create a clear path to achieving your goals.  Learn by doing, learn by taking classes, learn by researching online, but simply make sure you take the time every day to learn more about turning your network marketing business into a highly successful career.

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Learn the Skills for Success in Network Marketing

Skills for Business SuccessNetwork marketing is no get-rich-quick scheme, and like all real careers it requires a certain set of skills in order to be successful.  This is a business where you earn money for the time and the effort that you put in; you can’t just sit back and expect the income to start flowing!  While some of this time and effort needs to be spent making contacts and actively building your business, you will also need to invest some time and money in yourself by building your skill set.

If you’ve never run your own business before, you can’t be expected to know everything you need to know about making a network marketing business successful.  However, you can be expected to learn.  Online resources like this blog are one helpful way to get the skills you need, but one invaluable resource you should also use is community education.  Whether these take the form of community college courses or business seminars conducted by experts in the field, they can teach you the skills you need to know, from marketing to management.

Unlike many fields, there is not a maximum level of income you can reach in a network marketing business.  You don’t have to wait for that promotion or the big break in order to get a raise, you simply need to work harder and work smarter.  Subscribe to this blog and take the time to learn solid business skills, and you will see success!


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Recruit the Right People for Success

Recruit the Right PeopleWhen recruiting people to join your network marketing team, it will help your business to be selective in the type of people you recruit.  People who are looking for a get-rich-quick scheme, who are consistently broke, and who are unable to manage personal responsibilities are also the people who are going to require the most energy from you and might end up getting frustrated and leaving when they don’t see immediate results.

Anyone has the ability to learn the skills to make a network marketing business successful, but not everyone has the motivation to get the work done or stick with it while their business grows.  Carefully choosing the recruits you target for your network marketing business can help to weed out those who will not be motivated for success.  A great type of person to target for recruiting is somebody who already has an understanding of how business works.  These people will understand why network marketing is a great business model, they will have realistic expectations about the growth of their business, and they will conduct themselves in a professional manner.

If you have any questions about recruiting for your network marketing business, feel free to leave them in the comments or ask on my Facebook page. I would love to help you on your path to success!


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Starting Your Business with a Burst of EnergyWhen you’re just beginning your network marketing business, it can be tempting to simply start slow, like dipping your feet into the cold water of a pool.  However, in this particular style of business it can be better to dive in at the beginning and get started with a big burst of energy.

Investing energy into your network marketing business is like investing money in an interest-bearing savings account: the more energy you invest early on, the more “interest” you can earn on it over time.  As Marketing Network Pro Richard A. Bourque discusses on his blog, making a big push at the optimal times of the year (autumn and spring) can earn you a larger number of recruits.  The recruits you earn from pushing your business during these optimal times can be trained and coached to earn their own recruits, all of which benefits your business.  This helps your business grow exponentially faster than simply creating a steady flow of just one or two recruits a month.

Of course, once you’ve built your team, you still need to maintain a consistent output of work in order to keep your network marketing business running smoothly.  Don’t expect to be able to push your business hard for a few months out of the year and let it earn without any upkeep for the rest of the time, just understand that well-timed bursts of energy aimed at recruitment will help you grow your business quickly.


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Work is the Key to WealthMany people seek that perfect “get rich quick” scheme, especially when economic times are tough.  At first glance, network marketing businesses can sound like a get rich quick plan, especially when the pitch is about how much money you make while glossing over the fact that as a network marketing business owner, you’re going to have to treat it like a business.  Consequently, it can be easy to fall into the trap of starting your own network marketing business with the expectation that you’ll start seeing high returns immediately, and when that expectation is disappointed, it’s easy to cry “scam” and leave the business without looking back.

A network marketing business is a fantastic source of income… if you do the work.  There’s no such thing as a real get rich quick scheme; otherwise everyone would be doing it.  This is a real business, which means that it has to have time to build before it becomes a huge source of revenue.  With the right mindset and a good work ethic, you can make your network marketing business into an asset that can last for many years and leave a legacy behind for your family.

Like any great business model, network marketing has the potential to make you very wealthy, but you’re not going to be able to retire after a few months in business.  However, entering into the business with the understanding that you should treat it like a career can provide you with an incredible source of income.


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