Three Things Every Network Marketer Should Know

Awhile ago a friend of mine, who is new to the network marketing world, asked me for advice.  She asked me to tell her three things I think every network marketer should know or understand.

It made me think about all I have learned along the way that has shaped me and my business. I’ve had some really big highs and some really big lows. But overall, it’s been a great ride and a journey I would never take back.

 So, in the end I came up with these 3 points to share with her.  And now I’m sharing them with you too.

#1 - Network Marketing is Not Easy

How many people do you know who came into this industry thinking it would be fairly easy to make some money, recruit some friends and make a decent supplemental income?

Maybe you were one of them (Hand up – I was!).  I was disappointed when I realized it wouldn’t be so easy.  Were you?

Eric Worre, who is a great network marketing leader, has a great way to explain how long it really takes to become successful.

Now listen – this is all dependent upon you WORKING HARD.  Not just thinking about it every day….but consistent daily effort.  Day in, day out.  It requires sacrifice, but it will give you freedom.

So here’s his plan….it’s called the 1/3/5/7 plan.  It says this:

  • It’s going to take you about 1 year to figure things out. To get to the point you understand how to invite, how to ask someone to join your business.
  • It’s going to take you about 3 years to get to a full time income IF you’re really working at it.
  • It’s going to take you about 5 years to get to a six figure or multiple six figure a year income.
  • It going to take you about 7 years to get world class.

The truth is, most network marketers quit without really giving it their all.

If network marketing was easy and everyone could make this plan work fairly easily, everyone would be doing it! 

Jobs are easy. You just show up.  Do what they tell you to do.  And you get paid.

The opportunity to earn a fortune isn’t in a job.  But the opportunity to build wealth is definitely there in network marketing.

So accept and embrace that building your business is going to be hard and a lot of work.

Adjust your outlook to learn to accept and welcome Eric Worre’s challenge.  Commit to getting not just good but great at network marketing and it WILL become easier.

But it’ll become easier because YOU have increased your skills.

#2 – Attraction Marketing

Attraction Marketing is the next thing all network marketers should know.  Not only know – but intimately understand and execute.

If you’ve been on my blog, fan page or receive emails from me - you know I swear by this concept. 

So if you’ve been thinking about picking up a copy of Attraction Marketing Formula, and joining the growing tribe of network marketers who use the internet to recruit and build their business...THIS IS FOR YOU!

It’s true that the manual, Attraction Marketing Formula (AMF), is fantastic and has taught me so much about how I can attract my perfect prospect and customer to me. 

But….one of the most important things you get when you get AMF is 1-on-1 coaching.

That's right...

Elite Marketing Pro (who wrote and distributes the book), invests in your success by hooking you up with an expert business coach.  The coach helps you put the strategies inside Attraction Marketing Formula to work.

To me, that was the best part of my purchase.  Without the 1-on-1 attention, I wouldn’t be where I am today.

Now look, the cost of hiring an expert coach who's going to personally work with you is much higher than the few bucks it'll cost you to get the program.

And you get this extra training and coaching at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.

Elite Marketing Pro WANTS you to GET RESULTS. Business Partners. Customers. And cash in the bank.  All of it.

Because they know that if they can help you start seeing fast results, you're going want to stick with them for the long-term.

And you might want to, at some point, participate in their private workshops and other more advanced training programs to help you grow your business and profits even further.

(Trust me – I’ve been at them – you definitely want to).

And there's no faster way to get your business moving and get attraction marketing strategies working for you, than with the help a coach.  Take it from me, whose gone through it!

You can grab Attraction Marketing Formula and start your 1-on-1 Coaching right here.

#3 - Your Upline is NOT the key to your Success

Then who is?

YOU ARE.

One of the things I hear people in our industry say over and over again is that the reason they are not having success is because their upline is not supporting them.

Only YOU can decide that you’re going to work hard, plug into company trainings, figure it out and get it done.

Will you have success faster and easier with a supportive upline? 

Probably.  But maybe not.  

But here’s the deal – your upline’s role is really to get you self-sufficient as fast as possible. Show you where to find information you’ll need, give you some tools and resources, point you in the right direction – and then its show time.

After all, that’s one of the beauties of owning a network marketing business.  You don’t have a boss.

So, your upline isn’t your boss and your upline can’t MAKE you successful. 

YOU have to put in the hard work.  YOU have to stay consistent.  YOU have to dial into trainings to get the knowledge you need. 

It’s really up to YOU. 

If you are looking for more of a mentor in your upline, I’ve got you covered.

What will you do now?

What will you do with this information?  Will you promise yourself you’ll work on these 3 things but forget?  Will you close the browser and never think about it again?

Or will you get into action?  I hope the latter.  Sign up for my free 10-day attraction marketing bootcamp here.

These three thoughts/concepts listed above came with many years of struggling to find my way in this industry.  I now pass them onto you, so you can embrace them.

If you found value in this blog, I’d love to read your comments below.  Please feel free to share with your teammates and friends.

Emily Muia

I am a business owner, a "work from home" mom, a wife and a loyal friend. My passion is to remind others that we are never too old to dream and it's never too late to dream big. I want to help people create the life they've always wanted through hard work and dedication to their business.

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Jeanine Byers - October 17, 2017 Reply

I love the idea of being at 6 figures in 5 years, especially if that could work with passive income. But I’m with you on being disappointed when it wasn’t so fast and easy. The closest I got to fast and easy was with two knitwear companies, neither of which is still in business. I miss them both!

Helen Burdette - October 17, 2017 Reply

Hi Emily,
Thanks for your insights – I hear these things time and time again, and it never hurts to hear them again! Really drives it home! Great to chat with you yesterday 🙂
Helen.

    Emily Muia - October 18, 2017 Reply

    It was lovely chatting with you too Helen! I wish you nothing but the best. And you’re right – always good to hear these points again. I think many of us don’t truly understand these things in the beginning. Cheers!

ROY A ACKERMAN, PhD, EA - October 17, 2017 Reply

I wish you great success, which it seems is at hand. Network marketing is not something that appeals to me, but certainly does for others.

Martha - October 18, 2017 Reply

You have outlined everything to make it understandable to those interested in getting started. Sounds like you have your plan in the works!

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