The BEST Network Marketing / MLM Opportunity EVER.



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Is there anything worse than getting an initial email from an out-of-control network marketer / MLMer?

It use to be the “3 foot rule”: anytime having a pulse that you come within three feet of, try to get that person into your business opportunity. Now, the rule has changed to: anytime you manage to get an email address immediately hit him/her with all you have. And, if you know that person is already an experienced network marketer / MLMer, OMG you have struck gold: get him/her into your business NOW.

Over the past week I have received more prospecting emails. Sound familiar:

Network Marketing Emailer: I would like you to check out my new website.
Translation: By urging you to check out my website, you will fall in love with my product / service and join my business.

Network Marketing Emailer: This is the best network marketing opportunity you will ever see. Ever.
Translation: By saying it is the BEST opportunity EVER, it should make you feel like what you are currently involved in is totally inferior to my opportunity.

Network Marketing Emailer: We can make you one of our top earning expert online marketers making 6 figures a month.
Translation: By making this income statement I can make you feel like everything you have ever wanted is within reach. All you have to do is join my business.

Network Marketing Emailer: But you have to act now as we are about to leave our pre-launch phase and we both know the explosive growth that is going to occur.
Translation: By providing a deadline I will definitely force you to sign up as fast as you can click through to my sales page. Who would not want to get in on a ground floor opportunity?

Give me a break along with the hundreds (thousands?) of others who grace your email list.

I decided to have a little fun so I responded to the email with a few questions of my own (the responses I received back are below my questions):

QUESTION: Sounds like a tremendous opportunity. How long have you been involved?
RESPONSE: I joined as soon as I heard about it two weeks ago but they have been in development for just over 2 years.

QUESTION: How many people have signed into your group over the past two weeks?
RESPONSE: We are not allowed to tell you this because so many have joined my group that it might seem like I am using this figure to entice you to join. (Great company line, right?)

QUESTION: You said in your initial email that your top earners were raking in 6 figures a month. Do you have a testimonial on some website I can look at or maybe an email address that I can contact them directly?
RESPONSE: No response.

First, if we are in a network marketing / MLM group, chances are pretty good we already have our own business and even if we wish to jump ship, we would probably prefer to jump on a ship that has been floating for a little while rather than one that has yet to be launched.

Second, we are immune to outrageous income claims. Chances are similar income claims were made to us to get us involved with our present primary business and we now realize that perhaps they were a tad unrealistic. So when it comes to income claims we probably zap off seventy to ninety percent.

Third, do not impose a deadline or else we will lose such a BEST opportunity EVER. If your opportunity is truly a worthwhile opportunity it will allow us to do our due diligence. If this is not possible, I will certainly pass.

Well, I have to run and check my email. Who knows, maybe there is a pre-launch email invitation to join a BETTER BEST opportunity EVER.

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Industry: Marketing and Advertising

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The BEST Network Marketing / MLM Opportunity EVER.

Great post Andy. I love those pre-launch/get in now offers. It seems to me that if a company is going to succeed it will be there in 2 years. Around 99% of companys fail within a year and another 90% of the rest will fail in the next year. I personally will never even look at a "ground floor opportunity."
Donnie

Donnie Norton — Mon, 10/19/2009 - 7:13am

Awesome post Andy!!

Where do people get this idea of using a flashy sales approach to get people to join a business?

I love the answer to:

Question:
"How many people have signed into your group over the past two weeks"?
Answer:
"We are not allowed to tell you this because so many have joined my group that it might seem like I am using this figure to entice you to join"

WOW, can you say "wet behind the ears"! My answer would have been I have personally recruited 11 in the past two weeks. Simple straight forward answer. One that someone who is not a rookie still wet behind the ears would be able to make.

I like the answer I get when I ask someone what is the most amount of reps you have ever recruited personally to a business. I love when someone who says they are making a fortune and then they answer this question with a number less than 20. Do people actually think a company will pay you a fortune to recruit 20 or less people? That means they contacted what maybe one or two thousand people at most. Companies pay millions for 30 second advertisements that reach an audience of tens of millions via TV. Why would they pay someone that reaches an audience of less than 0.05% of that amount, millions of dollars? Wake up people!! lol.

Now if people question the power of the whole 5 gets 5 gets 5 joke as the reason these companies would pay you "7 Figure Incomes". Anyone who has been around long enough knows that the average ratio is 1 to 6. Meaning out of every 6 people you get to join 1 might duplicate half your efforts. Three will do nothing and one or two might recruit a few.

Sorry for going on Andy. Just really enjoyed the post as I can completely relate.

To your success,
Cliff Covill
www.MarketingExpert.ws

CLIFFORD COVILL — Mon, 10/19/2009 - 10:43am

The Best MLM

Good Points Andy,
Being a Mentor, providing great training, always seems to be a BIG promise with so many MLM's and Network Mktg Co's and yet people continue to make the same blunders and aren't "getting" what it takes to become successful.

Wendy MacKay — Mon, 10/19/2009 - 1:55pm

I love your responses. What

I love your responses. What a way to get them and make them realize what they are doing.

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annalaura brown — Tue, 10/20/2009 - 6:19am

Obviously Inexperienced

It seems to me that the person or persons you were dealing with were pretty green to the MLM & Network Marketing Industry.

They may have just been following instructions from someone else that was as green as grass, "thinking that this person was offering good advice"

I would have seen this as an opportunity to help this person, offer them some handy advice and steer them in the right direction.

I think +/- 90% of us have done similar things in our early days of online marketing.

We all make mistakes, it's what we learn from those mistakes that makes us the person we are today.

Anyway, I don't want you to think that I am having a go at anyone, "that's not my intention"

Just thought it might be useful to point out the fact that things like this can offer an excellent opportunity for the more experienced marketers to display their leadership ability.

http://brad-sonya-dark.com

Brad and Sonya Dark — Mon, 01/04/2010 - 6:08pm

Obviously Inexperienced

It seems to me that the person or persons you were dealing with were pretty green to the MLM & Network Marketing Industry.

They may have just been following instructions from someone else that was as green as grass, "thinking that this person was offering good advice"

I would have seen this as an opportunity to help this person, offer them some handy advice and steer them in the right direction.

I think +/- 90% of us have done similar things in our early days of online marketing.

We all make mistakes, it's what we learn from those mistakes that makes us the person we are today.

Anyway, I don't want you to think that I am having a go at anyone, "that's not my intention"

Just thought it might be useful to point out the fact that things like this can offer an excellent opportunity for the more experienced marketers to display our leadership ability.

http://brad-sonya-dark.com

Brad and Sonya Dark — Mon, 01/04/2010 - 6:09pm

Oops! Sorry Posted that twice.

It looked like my internet connection had stopped working, so I hit the Post comment button again.

Brad and Sonya Dark — Mon, 01/04/2010 - 6:13pm


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