I am on the mailing lists of more than a few online direct marketers. I purchased products from some, tried and returned products from a few and got unsolicited emails from a few more. Maybe you are the same. Most of what they send is crap, frankly. And, too often, they are hyping the same […]
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The network marketing world is wonderfully diverse. It covers many different product types and services and has a range of commission models and preferred marketing methods. But, they all share a common promotion methodology. It’s called “sizzle” which is the stand in shorthand for creating the initial excitement that drives distributors to them. You’ve seen […]
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Your “Magic Number” is the number of purchases or downline recruits that it will take for you to get to your financial goals in your Affiliate Marketing or Network Marketing activities. It is the only meaningful number to you as it’s what will pay your bills when you are successful in your chosen business. […]
If you are a network marketer, you are very likely doing some form of online marketing. It could just be a Facebook presence or you may be putting your “dream board” on Pinterest in the expectation of like minded souls running into your fantasy beach home or Ferrari and Porsche pictures. Perhaps you have been […]
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The biggest obstacle I hear from people who are interested in a network marketing business is how to earn money quickly! Most MLM businesses are “bootstrap” operations started by people who are too often squeezed by an income that hasn’t increased in years and want to have a better life for themselves and their family. […]
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So, the new retirement plan for many workers is, working until they are 80! According to a just released survey by Wells Fargo, A quarter (25%) of middle class Americans say they will “need to work until at least age 80” to live comfortably in retirement Three-fourths (74%) of middle class Americans expect to work […]
The new protest movement, Occupy Wall Street, is spreading across the U.S. and now to Europe. Right, or wrong, and regardless of the politics of it all, there is no denying that income inequality here in the U.S. is at it’s widest in some time. Career opportunities for recent college graduates, job openings for the […]
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According to several sources, American worker productivity is down as a result of fewer new business start up, read one of the reports, here. This is a new, and troubling finding, as job creation through new businesses is the primary engine of job creation. These reports, of course, do not count network marketing businesses in […]
The latest report on consumer spending shows an increase in credit card debt. Read the report, here. But, is this a good thing? Are we using our revolving debt to prop up our daily lives, or are we feeling flush and spending on items to enhance our lives? With all the other bad news lately […]
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Here’s the case study of the Boomer plight: Arizona’s Jobless Lose Checks for Want of a Word – NYTimes.com. Mr. Ballesteros is 62 and on extended unemployment, or would be if the politicians in his home state, AZ. had any empathy or economic sense. But, here’s the thing, he is at the sweet spot for starting […]
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