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What MLM is NOT
What is multilevel marketing?
To answer that question let me start with telling you what MLM is not.
MLM is not recruiting a bunch of people into your business so you can make some money.
It is not a business of selling makeup, vitamins, health shakes, body wraps, scented candles, coffee, energy drinks, vacations or whatever else.
It’s certainly not a get rich quick idea. Yet, it is an idea that can make you rich.
Untitled designCoaching Moment: I was not trying to take a jab at any of those products I mentioned above. I was just trying to illustrate a point. So…SO many people fall in love with the products their company has to offer. So much so, that they never learn the mother of all mlm secrets. Nothing wrong with loving your products…I love my products too. Just understand, you are not a salesman. Sales skills are required in network marketing, but you are not a salesman.
What is multilevel marketing? Here are some quotes that come close to answering that question:
“Success in this industry is not in finding the right person, but in becoming the right person.” – Dr. Forrest Shaklee, Founder of Shaklee
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“If you become teachable and remain so, a network marketing career will make you money. More importantly it will mold your character” — Jay Vandenhoff
“Network marketing is based purely on relationship selling, which is the state of the art in selling today. Small and large companies throughout the country and the world are realizing that individuals selling to their friends and associates is the future of sales, because the critical element in buying is trust.” — Brian Tracy
Those quotes hint around at the answer…but..the mother of all mlm secrets is: