Chuck’s MLM Weekly Wisdom # 53 – September 9, 2015

Chuck’s MLM Weekly Wisdom – Issue # 53: September 9, 2015

Dear Network Marketer

I hope you are happy, healthy and well.  Here is this week’s edition of Chuck’s MLM Weekly Wisdom.  Enjoy the training.

# 1 The Power of the Mastermind

I learned about the mastermind alliance from Napoleon Hill.  Basically, a mastermind is when two or more people work together to help each other reach a common goal.  When it comes to network marketing, you should have your own mastermind alliance.  It helps if you have someone from your upline and a few people from your downline in your mastermind alliance, but it’s not necessary.  You can also team up with other people from other companies.  The bottom line is that when several people work together towards a common goal, they can accomplish great things.  Two heads are better than one!

# 2 Copywriting Course

If you would like to learn how to write persuasive ads and messages for the internet, and even for your blog posts, check out this course.  I think you will find it helpful.

# 3 Do You Really Understand Network Marketing?

My mentor tells me that 100% of the people not in network marketing don’t understand it and 90% of the people IN our industry don’t understand it.  Network marketing is not about selling.  It’s not about mass recruiting.  It’s about leverage.  It’s about team building.  It’s about developing leadership.  It’s about replacing yourself as quickly as possible so everything doesn’t depend on you.  The most important thing you need to do is build leadership and build your network.  Network marketing is about a lot of people doing a little bit, not a few people doing a lot.

# 4 Recruiting Professionals into Your Business

Professionals are some of the best prospects for our business.  This includes doctors, lawyers, accountants, insurance agents, realtors, and other people.  These folks make great prospects because they are already successful, they have a large sphere of influence, they are respected by others, they have some disposable income and many of them are looking for an exit strategy.  No, not everyone will join, but if approached the right way, many of these folks will take a look at your business opportunity.  Recruiting even 1-3 people in this category can dramatically improve the growth in your business.

# 5 What is Healthy Growth in Your Group?

How do you know if your group is headed in the right direction?  I believe there are two questions you need to ask yourself every month. The first question is how many people do I have on my team ACTIVELY building a business?  This is a good indication of your future success.  Your goal is to increase this number every month.  The second question is “how many levels deeper did I drive each leg of my organization this month?”  Ideally, you should drive each leg at least one to three levels deeper every month.

# 6 The Most Simple System You Can Use

Do not over complicate this business.  Yes, you want a system that your team members can follow.  Keep in mind your best people won’t want or use your system anyway, but most people will benefit from it.  Here is the most simple system you can teach people.

  1. Talk to two people a day
  2. Get a few customers
  3. Get a few distributors
  4. Teach your team members to do the same thing
  5. Repeat

# 7 Using Third Party Tools

There is absolutely NO reason for you to ever explain the business opportunity to anyone.  Use third party tools and remove yourself from the equation.  Be the messenger not the message.  Even if you are good at showing the plan, most of your prospects will think they could never do what you do.  Instead, get them on a conference call, give them a DVD to watch, send them to a webinar, bring them to a meeting, or use another third party tool.  This keeps the business so simple that anyone can do it.  And that’s exactly what you want.

# 8 Featured Book

My featured book of the week this week is “Guerrilla Multi-Level Marketing” by Jay Conrad Levinson.  I’ve recommended this before and I will continue to do so.  This is the only MLM book I have ever read that teaches you to come up with a game plan that matches your strengths and abilities.  It helps you develop a business and marketing plan and gives you tons of different ways you can build your business.  It’s a must read book for anyone who wants to be successful in their network marketing business.  Read my review about the book.

# 9 Quote of the Week

“An excited distributor going down the wrong road will get to the wrong place faster.” Anonymous

# 10 Featured Podcasts

Here are a few popular podcasts I published this week.

# 11 The Most Important Question to Ask Yourself Every Day

There is only ONE question you need to ask yourself before you go to bed each night. The answer to this one question will determine whether or not you are successful in your business.  That question is “how many people did I share my products or business opportunity with today.”  If you aren’t exposing your products and/or business to at least two to five people a day you are only kidding yourself!  Without exposures your business won’t grow.

# 12 Featured Blog Posts

Here are some trending blog posts on my blog.

Final Thoughts

Thanks for reading this week’s edition.  I hope you have a great week.  Feel free to give me a call or send me an email if you have questions or need help.

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6 thoughts on “Chuck’s MLM Weekly Wisdom # 53 – September 9, 2015

  1. Greg Boudonck

    This is another great batch of weekly wisdom Sir. I especially like what you mentioned about recruiting professionals into the business. I think in a lot of cases, network marketers have a fear of propositioning professionals. It goes back to sponsoring up instead of sponsoring down. If we can get professionals on the team, they will bring more professionals. It can be a winning move on the network marketers part.

    There are many Doctors, Lawyers. CPAs and others who would love to be a part of network marketing. It just takes someone to show them about the opportunity.

  2. Diamond Grant

    The quote you shared is so poignant. This is why our leadership is so key when we see people who are enthusiastic so that they can go down the right path. Otherwise, their enthusiasm is a waste of time and energy for both of us. If we can help guide that energy into the right direction the results will prove to be great for everyone.

  3. Mickiyas

    Tip #6 is spot on. A lot of people in network marketing and other businesses, for that matter, get into paralysis due to analysis. They over complicate things.

    However, sticking to a simple, yet effective routine each day will help you achieve more. Because at the end of the day, but it’s about how many customers and distributors you are able to get to join your business.


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