What is a network marketing journal? And how can you benefit by having one? I define a MLM journal as a personal journal about your experience in your network marketing business. Think of it as a diary. When you have a diary, you write weekly or daily entries about your life. You write about “high points” and “low points” of your day. You write down your “secrets.” With a MLM journal, you do the same thing, except you write about your network marketing experiences.
Journaling is a very effective way to improve your skill-set. Also, it’s a great way to “remember” past events, successful experiences, key accomplishments, and even your low-points. In case you don’ know this, one of the greatest ways to learn is to analyze and reflect upon your past experiences. Think about how cool it would be to have your own personal journal covering your entire time in the network marketing industry. Wouldn’t it be nice to “re-experience” your early days in the industry? I think so.
How do you get started with your own MLM journal? It’s simple. All you need to do is a visit an office supply store and pick up a blank journal. It shouldn’t cost more than $10. Heck, you could even use a simple three-ring binder or notebook. You could even type your journal into a Microsoft Word document. It doesn’t really matter what format you use. Just find a method you are comfortable with and stick with it.
Are there any alternatives to a MLM journal? Sure. You could create your own blog instead. Rather than writing in a journal, you could create your own blog and write daily or weekly entries. You can cover the same topics, but share your experiences with the rest of the world. If you are an open person, this is a good option. You can also turn your experiences into online profits. If you are a successful blogger, you could build a large following. I think blogging is a great way to improve your network marketing business. However, if you are a private person, a “personal journal” is a much better option.
A network marketing journal is a very valuable resource. Although I really don’t know any successful distributors who kept a journal of their network marketing experiences, I’m sure many distributors wish they did. When I deployed with the Army to Iraq and Kosovo, I kept a journal. These two journals are two of my most prized possessions. I wish I would have kept a network marketing journal during the past eleven years. The information would be priceless.
You should have your own network marketing journal for many reasons. First and foremost, you need to reflect on your experiences. Having a journal is a great way to reflect on past experiences. You can think about what you wanted to happen, what actually happened and what you would do differently the next time around. This enables you to improve your skill-set and be “better” in the future. It allows you to learn from your mistakes and continuously improve. When you write things down (in a journal) it’s much easier to remember past events, than if you simply rely on your memory. If you don’t write things down, you will forget many things.
Another benefit of having your own network marketing journal is it could eventually become a manuscript for a book or course. If you end up succeeding in network marketing, you can take all the information from your network marketing journal and transform it into a book manuscript. You could potentially have hundreds or thousands of pages detailing your network marketing experience. This would allow you to turn your experience into an asset that generates revenue, a book.
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In conclusion, I believe all network marketers should have their own personal network marketing journal. To get started, all they need to do is purchase a notebook or journal at an office supply store. Next, they need to make consistent journal entries, either one a day or once per week. From time-to-time, you need to take a few minutes and read your journal entries so you can evaluate your experiences. This is also known as “reflection.” Most successful entrepreneurs spend several hours per month “reflecting” on the previous month. You should do the same thing.
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