What are the best Herbalife Marketing Tips I can share with you? Let me begin by telling you that Herbalife is one of the top 10 biggest and most successful multi-level marketing companies in the world. They have products that people want and need. Best of all, their products are priced competitively and are amazing quality.
While many people earn six and seven figure incomes with Herbalife, it’s a proven fact that most people earn little to nothing. In my opinion, this has nothing to do with the company and everything to do with people’s ability to market the products.
You see, marketing is the lifeblood of any business. When you have your own Herbalife business, your products are not your business. Instead, marketing your Herbalife products is your real business.
In other words, your ability to share your products with others and find potential customers is what will make you money in Herbalife. If you can’t learn to do that you will fail. PERIOD. You don’t need to be a sales superstar, but you do need to know how to meet prospects, share the products and close sales.
Most Herbalife reps have never been taught how to market their products and they’ve never had a sales or marketing job before. Even worse, most reps have never owned a business before.
As a result, many reps are clueless about selling the products. My goal today is to help solve that problem. I want to share my top 10 Herablife Marketing Tips with you, so you can get better results in your business. They are listed in no particular order.
1. Have a Plan: Failing to plan is planning to fail. You need a written business and marketing plan AND a daily action plan. You need clear goals, a strategy you can follow and a sound daily routine so you can be effective and efficient. Most people who get into the business don’t do these things. As a result, they don’t have a clear goal, nor do they have a plan to get there. This leads to frustration and burn out. Spend some time and write a business plan and daily action plan. I think it’s the first step to success.
2. Collect Business Cards: Rather than hand out your Herbalife business card to everyone you meet, you can get better results by collecting other people’s business cards, and then follow up with them a couple days later. Get the other person talking about themselves and make a good first impression. After you get their business card, you can call them whenever you want to. If you simply give them your business card there’s a good chance they will never call you back. Learn more about collecting business cards.
3. Lead with the Products: Very few people are interested in a network marketing business opportunity. If you talk to a lot of people you know what I am talking about. But most people are looking for a way to lose weight or improve their health. So lead with the products first and keep the door open for the business opportunity. I tell people to look around. Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are fat or obese. There is a HUGE market for weight loss products. And remember this, most people hate to sell, but everyone likes to buy. Learn more about leading with the products.
4. Ask for Referrals: A simple way to get more leads is to ask for leads from your happy customers and distributors. If you treat people right, they will give you referrals. Try to get referrals from people who don’t join your team as a customer or distributor. Always ask people if they know anyone who would be interested in the products or business opportunity. Compensate people for giving you referrals. This could be a cash bonus or free products. Get creative. Learn more about how to get more referrals.
5. Start Blogging: Blogging is VERY powerful, if you know what you are doing. I recommend you create your own weight loss blog. Don’t mention the name Herbalife anywhere on your blog. Write blog posts every day. Share your weight loss story or provide weight loss tips. Build an online following and mention that you sell weight loss products. Let people who are interested in what you have to offer contact you to learn more. You can also use email marketing and social media to promote your blog and business. Don’t think that the internet will magically build your business for you, but use it to meet new people, and then take the relationship offline as quickly as possible. Learn how to build your MLM Business by blogging.
6. Wear the Button: Wearing the button is a great way to get more leads for your Herbalife business. Some people might think it is silly, but it does work. Countless people have achieved success with Herbalife simply by wearing the button. The button will spark people’s curiosity. If they are interested, they will ask you questions: just what you want them to do. Check out 34 ways to get more leads.
7. Focus on People in Your Target Market Exclusively: This is one of my top Herbalife Marketing Tips. You have to understand that not everyone is a potential prospect. You can get much better results with your marketing efforts by focusing on people in your target market exclusively. You really have two target markets with Herbalife: customers and distributors. To get customers, focus on people who are health conscious and WANT to lose weight. You can find people like this at the gym, using diet plans, and people who buy food at health food stores. For distributors, your target market is people actively looking to start a business or people already involved in network marketing. It’s not your unemployed, broke neighbor. Learn more about identifying your target market.
8. Get People to Call You First: Another great Herbalife Marketing Tip is to get people to call you first. Rather than you cold calling people or annoying people, it’s much more effective to get them to call you first. As my mentor says “you want to be a welcomed guest, not an uninvited pest.” You can do this with paid advertising. When someone calls you they show you they are already interested. They are pre-qualified. All you have to do is answer their questions and close them. I think it’s much wiser to be the hunted, rather than the hunter. Learn more about getting people to call you first.
9. Start a Wellness or Weight Loss Newsletter: One great Herbalife Marketing Tip is to start your own wellness or weight loss newsletter. You can write your own newsletter once a week or once a month and build a subscriber list. In every issue, you can mention a different Herbalife product. People who want to learn more will contact you or visit the link you provide in your newsletter. I call this “indirect selling.” It’s a very powerful way to sell. I use this strategy myself. Learn more about building your business with a newsletter.
10. Build Your List from Day One: From the first day you start your Herbalife business, you need to build a list. I’m not talking about a list of everyone you know either. Instead, you need to keep a database of everyone you EVER talk to about Herbalife. When you meet a prospect, add them to your list. If you can meet two people per day you will have a list of 730 names at the end of your first year in Herbalife. If you keep in touch with everyone you meet, many of these folks will eventually join your team as a customer or distributor. Just make sure that you keep in touch with everyone on your list at least once every 90 days. Send them an email, a letter or give them a call. This is probably the most important tip on this list. Learn more about how to build your list.
Following my Top 10 Herbalife Marketing Tips will help you improve your Herbalife marketing efforts and grow your business. It will help you find more customers and distributors. You simply need to develop a marketing plan, take massive action, learn from your mistakes and never quit. You won’t achieve success overnight, but if you get started and never quit, you will learn new skills and make money.
What are your thoughts? What are your best Herbalife Marketing Tips? Leave a comment below to let me know what you think. I look forward to hearing from you.
Disclaimer: Herbalife is a registered trademark. I am in no way affiliated with the company.Best Regards,
Charles (Chuck) Holmes
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