Build a MLM Business Online: How to Do It

If you’re trying to learn how to build a MLM Business online, you are in the right place.  I personally spent more than $20,000 and four years of my life to learn this process.  Book mark this page.  Share it with your team.  And whatever you do, take this information and apply it in your network marketing business immediately.   I’m sharing these tips so you don’t have to make the same mistakes I did.

My tips to build a MLM Business online are broken down into six steps for success.  Just follow these tips in order and you will quickly separate yourself from the masses in our industry.

Step # 1: Create a Lead Capture Page or Website

When it comes to building your MLM Business online, everything starts with a capture page.  A capture page is a one page website that is designed to capture a prospect’s attention and entice them to give you their name and email, in exchange for something such as a free online report, boot camp, video, eBook or white paper.  Here is a sample capture page.

A good capture page has a headline, a few key benefits, a call to action and sometimes a video.  You shouldn’t use more than 120 words on the page, and you shouldn’t have any other links on the page.  All you want is a capture page that entices someone to opt-in.  I’ve found that if you can get a 20% conversion rate or better, you are doing really well.  That means that for every five people who visit your website, one person “opts in” and becomes a lead.

Please note that your capture page DOES NOT promote your primary MLM Company.  Instead, it could be geared around any of the following:

Ideally, you want your capture page designed for your target market: other network marketers.  Don’t focus on opportunity seekers or people looking to simply make money online.  In most cases, you will just waste your time with these people because they are broke and skeptical about everything.  Simply put, they aren’t looking for what you have and there’s a good chance they couldn’t afford to get involved any way.

To get the best results with a capture page think of a common challenge other network marketers are dealing with and create a capture page around that theme.  Another option is to make a capture page for people who would potentially be interested in your company’s product or services.

Creating your own capture page is fairly easy to do.  You can even have someone do it for you less than a couple hundred dollars.  Here is a great company I recommend for building a capture page (I use them myself).

This company gives you an auto-responder, domain and capture page for just $127 per year. That’s about $10 a month. It’s a real bargain.  And no, I am not an affiliate.

***** You can have your own blog or website, but it’s not mandatory for building a MLM Business online.  A blog might be helpful, but if I had to choose between a blog or capture page, the capture page would win every time.  Blogs take a HUGE time investment whereas a capture page takes a couple of hours to set up.

Besides, you can always start a blog later on down the road, once you achieve some success with the capture page.

Takeaway: Get a capture page now.  Give away something valuable for free that your target market will be interested in.  Keep things simple and don’t mention your MLM Company or business opportunity on your capture page.

Step # 2: Build a List

From day one in your MLM Business, you better start building a listThe money is in the list.  Nope, I’m not talking about making a list of everyone you know either.  I’m talking about building an email list of people who give you permission to contact them.  You need to start collecting names and emails in your auto-responder, right from day one in your business.  The sooner you start building a list the better off you will be.

An auto-responder is simply a software program that lets you automatically create, edit and manage an email list.  I’m not talking about Outlook or a distribution list with Hotmail, AOL or any of those email providers either.  It’s a separate program.

Once you have your capture page setup for your business, you need to sign up for an auto-responder service so you can start building a list.  Some of the leading auto-responder services are:

  • Mail Chimp
  • GVO
  • Get Response
  • Aweber

Personally, I use Aweber and only recommend them.  They are reasonably priced and have high deliverability rates: just what you want.


Learn more about Aweber

Once you sign up for the auto-responder service you will copy and paste a code (or script) from your auto-responder onto your capture page.  This creates a form where people can type in their name and email and automatically be added to your list.

Additionally, you can set up your list and pre-write your emails.  This is where you will write a welcome email and additional emails to promote your primary MLM Company and different affiliate products.

As a rule of thumb, make sure that every email isn’t a sales email.  Try to keep it to a 5:1 ratio of education to sales emails. As you find new affiliate products to promote you can write an email about it and upload it in your auto-responder.

Furthermore, you can schedule your emails.  Once someone signs up for your list they will automatically start getting your emails at the frequency you chose.  You can choose whatever frequency you want.  I suggest you send at least two emails per week.  That way you keep in touch with your prospect on a regular basis, so they won’t forget about you.

Your single greatest asset in your MLM Business will be your list.  My list would be the last thing I give up in my business.  I’d shut down my websites, blogs; capture pages and MLM Company and everything else before I ever gave up my email list.  That’s how valuable a good list is.  You should think the same way.

When you have a list, you can make money on demand.  Your list is like an ATM machine. Any time you find a new product or service to promote, you can send it to your list and make money (more on that below).

Takeaway: The key takeaway is to get an auto-responder and build a list starting TODAY!

Step # 3: Traffic

Once you have a capture page and auto-responder set up, you should spend 90% or more of your time and money generating traffic.  You want a tsunami of high quality, targeted traffic visiting your capture page every single day.  Ideally, you want hundreds, even thousands, of people visiting your website/capture page each day.

There are many ways to do this.  Some of the common ways to generate traffic include:

I suggest you pick ONE paid and ONE free marketing method and do nothing else for at least one year.  You want to master traffic for your capture page.  If you try to do too many things at once you will only dilute your efforts.  FOCUS.  You can try new things once you have those two strategies mastered.


Get traffic to your website.

I’d also like to chime in and tell you there is NO SUCH THING as free traffic.  Even if the traffic doesn’t cost you money to generate, it costs you time. And time is money.  Ideally, I recommend paid traffic over free traffic because you have control over it.  It’s also much faster to start generating paid traffic compared to free traffic.

You should study direct response marketing.  Take PPC Courses.  Read books about whichever method you choose.  Never stop learning.  Take massive action, learn from your mistakes and persist.

Takeaway: Without traffic you are doomed. This is the most important step to success on this page.  Once you learn how to get traffic you can make money promoting anything online.

Step # 4: Follow Up & Build a Relationship

Most people who opt-in to your list won’t buy from you right away.  It might take several months or even years before your leads join your primary MLM Company or purchase products from you.

You have to remember that people buy from people they like, know and trust.  It takes time to build that trust. Most people need to see a message at least 10-20 times before they will ever respond favorably.

In order to do that, you need to follow up.  I suggest you send 2-3 emails per week to your list, and even up to one per day.  Your goal is to educate and entertain your prospect to show them that you offer something of value.

Don’t make the mistake of always pitching your business in each mail.  Focus on educating the leads by sharing helpful videos, articles and lessons that will help them solve their problems.  Provide value and establish yourself as a leader.  Build credibility.  Sell by teaching!

You can recommend products and courses from time-to-time, but don’t bombard your leads with sales messages.  As you build up your credibility your leads will start to like, know and trust you: just what you want.  Once you have this credibility, it’s much easier to make sales.

Takeaway: Provide value and communicate often.

Step # 5: Generate Multiple Streams of Income

Multiple Streams of Income is vital to your success and profitability in the network marketing industry.  If you are only promoting your primary MLM Company online you will GO BROKE fast.

Even if you are a master at closing people, more people will tell you NO than will tell you YES.  That’s why you need to have additional products and services to promote, in addition to your primary MLM Company.  Some examples might include:

multiple streams of income

Generate multiple streams of income

When you have multiple products and services to promote, you can still make money from people who tell you NO to your business opportunity.  And if you are good at what you do, you should make five to ten times as much from the people that tell you NO to your business opportunity than you do from the people that tell you YES to your business opportunity. Think about that for a moment.

When you talk with people (in person, by phone, or by email) you want to be the person who can help people solve their problems.  If you only have a MLM Company, and nothing else, you won’t be good at doing that.

Someone might contact you who is perfectly happy with their current MLM Company, but they want advice on how to generate leads, how to blog, or something else.  By having other affiliate products to promote, you can help them solve their challenges and earn a nice income doing so.

Takeaway: Have at least 3-5 different ways to make money with your business.  Diversify.

Step # 6: Build Your Primary MLM Company

Your ultimate goal is to build your primary MLM Company.  Building your primary MLM Company will happen naturally as a result of doing everything else above.  As you get people on your list and cultivate a relationship with them, many of them will want to join your team, EVENTUALLY. Some might join right away and others will take a while.

If you’re smart, you’ll put a few messages in your auto-responder about your primary MLM Company.  This can help pre-sell your prospects and weed out the tire kickers.  When people get emails about your MLM Company, and they are interested, they will give you a call or just go and sign up on their own.  How does that sound for a change?  Learning tactics like this can help your business thrive.

As a few years go by, you should have a large team of distributors that provides a nice residual income for you.  That is what you ultimately want.  If you do things right, within three to five years from now your income from your primary MLM Company should exceed that of your affiliate marketing efforts.   But even if it doesn’t you will still have multiple streams of income.

Takeaway: The big money is with a MLM Company, not affiliate marketing.  It just takes a few years to get to that point.

Bonus Tip for Success

Even if you are a master at doing things online, you should still do some offline things too.  When you meet people in day-to-day life you can share your business opportunity and products with them and help them get started.  Offline skills are important to know because not everyone you sponsor will want to build their business online.  So, you’ll still need a game-plan for them.

Final Thoughts

This really is the process to building a large and profitable MLM Business Online.  It’s what many top earners do.  It’s what I do.  It works for me and I know it will work for you, too.

What are your thoughts?  What do you think about my tips on how to build a successful MLM Business online?  What have you done to succeed with online MLM?  What are your best tips?  Just leave a comment to share your thoughts.  I look forward to hearing from you.


ewen chiaIf I could only recommend ONE book to teach you how to build your network marketing business online, it would be How I Made My First Million On the Internet and How You Can Too! by Ewen Chia.  This book launched me into online marketing, influenced me to start a website, and develop multiple streams of income.

Now some five years later it is still extremely relevant.  I’ve read the book at least 10 times and it’s literally changed my life and business.  I try to re-read it once each month.  If money is tight, buy a used copy on Amazon! Trust me, it’s a great investment if you are open minded and willing to apply what you learn.   ORDER A COPY ON AMAZON!

Do You Need Help Doing This?

If you need someone to help you set everything up (like I talked about in the post) and work with you personally, I can help.  All you need to do is contact me and we can agree on what you need me to do and how much it will cost you for me to do it for you.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Disclaimer: Even if you follow this process, I cannot guarantee your success.  Individual results will always vary.  In addition, it might take you a couple YEARS of applying this process and tweaking what you do to finally master it.

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78 thoughts on “Build a MLM Business Online: How to Do It

  1. Syed Azhar

    Am really enjoy reading this post and now gaining my knowledge too. Thanks Chuck.
    By the way, what is your opinion if we create FB Groups to support them? Is it really helpful?

  2. Crystal

    Awesome post, I’m really glad I stumbled upon your site.
    Sorry if this is a silly question (I’m brand new to network marketing and the concept of generating leads online) by the way. You say that we should target network marketers, but if these network marketers are already in another business opportunity, then in the long run how would we convert them join our own team?

    1. chuckholmes Post author

      My target market is other network marketers. I don’t actively try to recruit any of them. Instead, I focus on educating and helping them. I provide value. I sell the picks and shovels. I know that many people switch companies frequently, especially if they aren’t getting the results they desire. I simply plant seeds by being a person of value and many of them seek me out when they are looking for a new company to join. I don’t try to sell, pressure or convince anyone. People hunt me down rather than me hunting them down. That is my business approach.

    2. Greg Boudonck

      Depending on the MLM you belong to, you want to go after a “target market.” Many network marketers go after people that are broke and have no job. These people usually will not last in an MLM. It is better to look for professionals; for people who have a desire to make more, to build more.

      In some cases, other network marketers may be your market as it is Chucks. In other cases, it could be different types of people. This takes research and this blog can help you discover your target market.

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        When it comes to your target market focus on people who will be interested in your products, people with disposable income, people with high paying jobs or their own business, people with good self esteem and people with a large sphere of influence.

  3. chuks

    Helo Chuck
    Your post is really inspiring, because I now know am in the right place with the right people, I just joined a MLM Company two months ago and planning to combine offline and online methods in building my business. Searching for the right ways to start brought me here.

    Before now I have come across that eBook you mentioned here and subscribed to it, it is really amazing. From the beginning of your post in this site to the end preaches what is in that Magnetic Sponsoring. I am encouraged to know that it has helped you and am planning to follow it also.

    I have been wondering how to set up a blog the right way, whether to use blogger or WordPress, please suggest for me the best. And you made me to understand that setting up capture page first, is the good way to start. I have just got to do that now.


    1. chuckholmes Post author


      Thanks for the comment. Yes, I recommend everyone reads Magnetic Sponsoring if they want to build their business online. Blogging is good. I recommend a self hosted Word Press blog, not one of the free options. Capture pages work well too. Ultimately, you want to pick one strategy to get started. Don’t try and do too many things at once.


    2. Greg Boudonck

      When it comes to blogging, I have found that by purchasing a domain and hosting thru GoDaddy, you can use WordPress to completely set your site up. You can have your capture page and your blog, or multiple blogs by running sub domains all in one. The price is usually not bad especially if you look for the discounts.

      This is much better than having the free blog version.

  4. Chris Dawkins

    I have a slightly different take on this.First, I think that doing MLM online is very much like mining for gold in the old days. I don\’t say this to discourage you but, to say if you continue to mine you will strike gold! MLM 2.0 which I term as “Social Employment” is still new to most and then you couple that will building online and it just takes the both the “Networker” and the Prospect time to connect in this medium.Second, I suggest that you definitly should approach this with the idea of using Multiple Steams of Income! Learn to build your list (which all Network Marketing companies tell you to do w/pen & paper) online. Then with this list, you can also do affiliate marketing and develop your own products while supplementing your MLM income. All the while, learning to “mine” on the internet and preparing yourself and your audience for your MLM Business. Third, If you teach your new people these two techniques above they will have do doubt to want to be a part of your Network Marketing business because, although MLM is a people-to-people business, it won’t be long for everything will be done (or a majority of it) on the internet and you are preparing yourself for the impending GOLD RUSH!

  5. Faith Coleman

    This post answers the question that I asked yesterday in response to a different post, about the first thing to do and what steps to take. I think I could spend all day just reading about getting started, but success is in the action that counts. I like Colin Powell’s quote. Whenever he was asked how to be successful, how he had come to such success himself, his answer is always “There’s no substitute for hard work.”

    1. Faye

      This is a great comment – the quote from Colin Powell. That is why MLM businesses can be so lucrative. Many people in the business have a lottery ticket mentality and do not know want to or know how to work hard. They don’t do their homework and get into the right MLM business in the first place, or they don’t seek out a mentor to learn from. If you are one of the people who do the homework, put in the hard work and time needed, then you leave that competition far behind.

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        If you are dedicated, think long term and have a business mindset, this can be a great industry to be in. If you are looking for the quick buck, get ready to eat a big lunch. So many people looking to make money online or build a MLM online have a lottery mentality. It’s a sad reality.

  6. s. conard

    These are all great tips! I especially think that building a list of prospective contacts and using an auto-response service seems like a great idea. By setting up several responses – welcome, education, etc. – it saves you a lot of time and hassle. At the same time, everyone is getting a response. The 5:1 ratio is an excellent idea. I have a very small, web-based service that I provide, and I have found that prospective clients will sign up for emails if they are given the opportunity for free information/education.

    1. chuckholmes Post author

      People love free information, especially if it is high quality. Focus on educating your prospects and over-delivering with good information and you will have more sales than you know what to do with.

  7. Greg Boudonck

    This advice you give on building your MLM or any other business for that matter, is top-notch! My Grandfather always told me not to put all my eggs in one basket, and you instill this same wisdom within this post.I would like to offer just a bit of my own personal advice:You can do all the above with one website. By buying a domain and hosting, if you use the main domain as a capture page and then make sub-domains as a blog, a sales site, etc… you can probably save a lot of money.I purchased my own domain and hosting and use WordPress. You can set up your capture page using WordPress; it doesn’t have to always be a blog. WordPress also has many plugins that are very helpful. There are auto responders that are plugins that will not cost any more. You have now given me an idea for an E-book Charles. Thanks for this great info.

  8. Dee Foster

    This is probably my third time reading this post, but it seems fresh every time and I gain new insight. I learned the hard way early on as well Chuck…Though I am not doing strictly a lead capture page, I do have a blog that captures leads as well. I believe I will rethink and try the lead capture page.

    1. Faye

      The lead capture page can be tricky. There are a lot cheesy-looking ones that I see that send up red flags and make me leave a website as fast as I can get out of there. I have to really want something from that website to make me leave that information, not really knowing where it might end up. I do cooperate more with the capture pages that offer something free, say something like “I know, I know, I hate these pages too, but I still need the information”, AND promise me that my contact information will go no further than the web page manager. My advice would be that if you have a capture page, treat it as if it is the most important page on your website, and put a lot of time into making it look good.

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        Capture pages can be tricky. To most people outside the MLM and internet marketing niche, people are cautious of capture pages and normally have red flags. To people inside of our niche, we are very used to capture pages. Having a good capture page does help. What you give away as your freebie is equally as important.

        1. Faye

          Good point, Chuck. You are marketing to … well … your market. So if your market is accustomed to, and even welcomes capture pages, your credibility is kicked up a notch, and people have a chance to get on your list who are looking to do just that. They are also looking for exactly the free product you to offer, and know the deal.

          Do you ever fill out capture pages? Just curious.

    1. chuckholmes Post author

      Taking massive action and staying persistent is definitely a key to success. You can’t just try it for a few months and see what happens. You need a game plan and you have to stick with it.

  9. Jeannie

    Amazing post here, Chuck. You make building a MLM Business online very simple. I think just about anyone could follow these steps and achieve success. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Denise


    This is just what I was looking for. I’ve been considering taking my business online in recent months, but there is so much conflicting information out there about what to do. I think I’m going to follow the steps you outlined and focus on building a list. Thanks.


  11. Ralph

    Absolutely amazing, Chuck. I learned so much about how to build your network marketing business online by reading this post. I wish my sponsor and upline would have taught me this seven years ago when I first joined the industry.

  12. Gillian

    I am just getting started to build my mlm business online (a health niche). But I do have some confusions though. If I am about to create a website/blog, the contents should be about health related topics or network marketing? This question goes same to email marketing. Please help me, thank you.

    1. chuckholmes Post author


      I would pick a health related theme for your website. You will have less competition and do a good job finding potential customers.


  13. Michelle

    I always thought building your network marketing business online was very complex and hard to do, but the way you explain it all Chuck makes things seem very simple. I’m going to follow your advice and get a capture page and promote a generic training product. I’ve tried (for almost two years now) doing things my way with little success. Hopefully, I can get better results using your online method.

    1. Faye

      I do have to piggy back on this comment, Chuck. It is true: you do have a way of explaining things and making them seem easy, or at least do-able. I especially like your step-by-step instructional pages, or your templates that you offer on how to build pages or plans. Thank you for sharing all of this great information. You are modeling your own advice: give people something of value for free, and they will keep coming back for the rest!

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        Thanks, Faye. One of my strengths is that I can take complex things and break them down into simple steps. When it comes to building your MLM Business online, that is the key to success. Start with a goal, come up with a plan, and do a little bit each day to move forward toward your goal.

  14. Ozzy

    To build a MLM business online boils down to this:

    1. Set up a capture page
    2. Get traffic
    3. Collect leads
    4. Follow up with multiple offers

    That’s my recipe for succes.

  15. Lance

    Great article, Chuck. I’ve been trying to figure out how to build a MLM Business Online for quite a while now. No one has ever broken it down to me like this before. I really appreciate all your help. I am going to follow your advice and see what type of results I can get in my business. Thanks again.

  16. Kent

    I’ve been trying to build my MLM business online for five years now. I’ve been with the same company for 10 years. For the first five years I did everything offline: prospecting, home parties, three way calls, hotel meetings, etc. The crazy thing is, these methods worked for me. I built up a team of more than 1000 people and had a nice monthly check coming in. Since trying to build my business online, things have fizzled out and most of my team has dropped out. I’m seriously thinking about throwing in the towel and reverting back to the old school techniques. What do you think about that, Chuck?

    1. chuckholmes Post author


      I can tell you that most top earners in most companies still build their businesses the old fashioned way. Yes, there are a few people who built a huge business online, but not anywhere near the amount as people who did it offline. You simply need to figure out what works best for you and what is duplicatable in your organization. Good luck.


      1. Amy Skalicky

        I can see Chuck’s point, starting from the basics, which would qualify as “the old-fashioned” way. I am building a business as well, and as much as I love the online world of social media and blogging, I am marketing myself locally by building my post card list, drafting an introductory letter and doing some walking-and-talking as well. I have a couple of workshops planned for later in the summer, and am engaging in some plain old networking in my community. Online marketing has so many options that it is easy to get lost if you are not savvy, so doing some research and talking to some people with experience might help you fine-tune a plan that would work for you.

        1. chuckholmes Post author

          Nothing will ever replace face to face communication. Technology is great, but if you are great at connecting with people and meeting new people, that will always be the best way to build a business.

  17. Dwayne

    Here are some more tips to build your MLM business online.

    1. Look at what everyone else is doing and do the opposite.
    2. Keep a long term approach.
    3. Create a blog around your company’s product line.
    4. Write a book, eBook, white paper or free report to give away to generate leads.
    5. Stay active in different online forums.

    Hope that helps.


    1. Amy Skalicky

      Dwayne, it sounds like you and Gus have the same philosophy. I liked the emphasis both of you place on being different. While there is a foundation to be adhered to when building a business, there is always plenty of room for creativity. Doing some research into tactics that receive good response might be an option for coming up with ideas as well. Any effort, unique or otherwise, should be productive. If you try something and it does not work, time to make adjustments in the plan.

  18. Gus

    Here are some of my top online tips.

    1) Find a way to be different than everyone else.
    2) Provide value.
    3) Don’t puke your business opportunity all over people.
    4) Lead with something other than your business opportunity.
    5) Create multiple streams of income.
    6) Have your own blog.

    I hope that helps.

    1. Greg Boudonck

      This comment from Gus really hits home.

      First, I must say Chuck that every time I read and reread this post, I get more from it. I have been studying how I can make this work in my business of selling our books. I know that it can be used and online is the biggest way.

      I am especially moved by what Gus said about “puking” your business on people. I believe this has been the major issue both online and off for network marketing. As someone who regularly receives emails from Chuck, I must say he is someone every network marketer should learn from. He doesn’t vomit the opportunities on me, he just tells me and lets my heart and soul decide.

      If we come off as puking, our auto-responders will end up sending emails to spam folders. So read what you are sending before you send it and use empathy as to how the person on the receiving end will take it.

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        You can use the process I mentioned above with any type of business. I do the same process with my military books and it works great. It all comes down to having a system for doing things that leverages yourself and lets you work smart.

  19. Amy Skalicky

    Chuck, I really like your discussion of value. The first thought that crosses someone’s mind when they open your email or pull up your site is “What’s in it for me?” Your highlighting the importance of asking yourself “What do people want?” is spot on. Sure, you may know that you are offering an awesome opportunity, but they don’t, not at first. People want a reason to invest their time in even reading the first page of your site, and your job is to capture attention right off the bat and let them know that you want to do something for them. Education and information are great examples of offering something of value, as well as taking the time to build the relationship. People are not interested in spending time with someone they don’t know or don’t like. Giving them the opportunity to see the value of YOU is important too. This post is right–you have to sell yourself before you can sell the product. Hitting people hard with “do it now” is not a good way to do that. Avoiding the temptation to rush them into action on what you want them to do demonstrates respect, an important ingredient in building relationships. Success will not be found if you have a limited view that only lets you act on what you want.

    1. Faye

      I agree with Amy: everyone wants to know the bottom line – what is in it for me? No matter how much you sugar coat your MLM business opportunity, the smart people that you really want as customers or recruits are going to see through any smoke and mirrors to what is really behind them. So make sure that your opportunity is a good one, that you have made yourself into someone that others will want to do business with, and that you have something of value to offer your customer.

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        That’s true Faye. When you talk to people, either face to face or online, you have to focus on them, their needs and their challenges. Show them how what you have offers a solution or solves a problem and they will be very interested in your MLM.

    1. chuckholmes Post author


      I’m glad this post could help you out. Building your MLM Business online is pretty easy once you know the formula for success. Unfortunately, most distributors don’t know the formula so they can’t teach it to their team.


  20. John

    I’ve built my online MLM business following the exact same advice you mentioned above, Chuck. It works. Unfortunately, it took me a few years and a lot of money to figure all of this out on my own. Hopefully, people will read your post and follow your advice from day one.

  21. James B

    That part you said about maintaining an offline presence really is important. Not everyone looking to spend or invest their money is a younger person with knowledge of current technology. It might sound a little prejudiced but older people tend to know less about computers and how they work. Making yourself available on as many mediums as possible will invariably help you to succeed.

    1. chuckholmes Post author

      Diversify your marketing efforts so you can appeal to everyone. One of the best ways to build an online business is to promote it offline. Believe it or not I’ve done that for a while now and it works very well.


    2. Faye

      Contrary to what some commercials try to tell us, older people know a good bit about computers, too. They just don’t run their lives around facebook, twitter, texts and instant messages. They still know how to live unconnected to technology. They want to know that they can look someone in the eye and do business with a handshake. Sooner or later, when the teens and twenty-somethings get a little older, they will want the same. It is essential to make yourself available offline as well as online.

      1. chuckholmes Post author

        I have to agree with you there. Most of the baby boomers I know of are not on Facebook or text. They still know how to use computers, it just isn’t their life.

  22. Diamond Grant

    I was just discussing with someone today that people rely so much on technology. I think that we may have lost the art of in person interactions. I think there is so much value in personal interactions. A face to face encounter with someone is a great opportunity to give people a glimpse of you and what you are all about. I agree with you that not relying totally on online modes of reaching out can be very good for business and a testament to how well you can speak about your business and get prospect interested.

    1. chuckholmes Post author

      I agree with you Diamond that nothing beats face to face communication. Personally, I think it’s wise to combine offline and online marketing methods. When combined effectively you can leverage yourself, work smart and still build strong relationships. Thanks for the comment.


  23. Brett

    WOW, Chuck! What a great post! No one in my upline ever taught me anything about building my business online. The only tips I get are to share my link with my friends on Facebook. I’m going to try out your strategy and see how that works for me. Thanks again.


  24. Claire Van Hoose

    Wow Chuck, this is fantastic and soooo kind of you to help me and my team purely from the kindness of your heart. I am so thankful to have connected with you and I have already shared this on my team's website. I have never done network marketing before being introduced to inspired living and this is such a great place to start….it's very affordable, can be free and no commitments and it attracts so many wonderful, kind, nice people just wanting to help each other be successful. It is helping me to reach out to people like you Chuck from online MLM community which originally I would have never done. But the rewards are priceless… to have a complete stranger want to help with nothing in return restores faith in humanity. People can be mean, rude and cruel in the World but I am finding a new breed of wonderful kind people inside the MLM community and I am so grateful for the messages from the Inspired Living app company to give me the courage to step out and find these new and wonderful friends. iLa has changed my life for the better.

    I hope many of you will join this amazing family of wonderful people and that it will bring you so many positive and wonderful experiences just like it has and is for me.


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