Stop Struggling In MLM!

On March 25, 2011, in Network Marketing, by Sonny Lanorias

In this article I am going to share with you about why 95% of network marketers are still struggling in mlm. You are in mlm because you want to make extra money, achieve time and financial freedom right? And not to struggle! So let’s dissect each and every aspect of why 95% of network marketers are still struggling to build their mlm business and achieve the results that they desire.

If you are looking to get rich in mlm the next week or the next month, then I encourage you to quit your mlm now and go back to your j.o.b. This business requires work and there are some skills that you need to learn. The beauty of this business though is you will be working for yourself but not by yourself. And the rewards are truly great such as having more time with your family and having the ability to decide what kind of money you want to make! So it will only work if you work on it. If this is the case, then why is it that 95% of networker marketers are still struggling in mlm?

Here are the 4 main reasons why 95% of network marketers are struggling in mlm: Stop Struggling In MLM!

1. Lack of Leads – leads are the lifeblood of  your business. If you don’t have enough leads, your business will die. And you will not succeed, why? Because without leads, nobody will buy your products and services. So you need to have a consistent flow of leads everyday. That’s why you need to learn some marketing skill to address this problem.

2. Lack of Money – the reason why 95% of network marketers fail in their mlm business is that they run out of money. When they have maxed out all their friends and family, their next step is to ask for referrals until they realize that nobody wants to buy their products and services. If you’re not selling your opportunity to people who genuinely crave what you have, you’re always going to be trying to force a square peg into a round hole. Doing it the old manual labor-make-a-names-lists-and-ask-for-referrals way is like using a typewriter to bang out 10,000 letters when you could have a printing press do it in a fraction of the time. So you need to learn a strategy on how to make money even if your prospects don’t join you in your business.

3. Lack of Real Marketing Training – another reason why 95% of network marketers fail in their businesses is that they don’t know how to market. So in order to solve this problem, you need to have a training platform that effectively teaches you how to market your business online and make money whether your prospects joins you or not in your business opportunity. You need to make money out of 95% who say “NO” to your primary business. So choose a marketing strategy that you like best, focus and master it.

4.Lack of Duplication – network marketing is all about duplication. So if you want to stop struggling in mlm, you need to duplicate your success with your team. You need to provide your team with a duplicable website marketing system that works. You have to train your distributors in the most effective online marketing strategies. You have to teach your reps to put money in their pockets in their first 90 days or less. And you have to help and get your team in profit to increase retention.

In order for a network marketer to stop struggling in mlm, they have to have a system that consistently does this for them over and over again. You hold up your end of the bargain and a good system will produce for you. It has to be fool-proof. Remember that people never want what’s forced on them! This is precisely the problem with everything most network marketers been taught about recruiting.

Now its your turn to share your ideas on how to stop struggling in mlm. So there you have it. I hope that you’ve learned something from this article. Learn how to generate your own leads and make money fast and I guarantee that you will stop struggling in mlm.

Stop Struggling In MLM!
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10 comments
Jayne Kopp
Jayne Kopp

Hi Sonny, yes, you've definitely covered the bases. So many people jump in thought and want instant results and are not willing to spend the time or a little money on their marketing efforts or education. This is usually the number one 'instant' reason for failure. Like any business, MLM is a proper business too... but so many people just want a free ride. Drives me nuts to be honest. Thanks for the great read. Jayne

Billee Brady
Billee Brady

Hey Sonny, Great post... I think another very important part that people get stuck on is to just pick ONE marketing strategy and FOCUS on generating leads with that strategy and then go on to more. I can honestly say that I struggled with this in the past, trying every different way without actually heavily focusing on ONE strategy. So pick your poison and get to work... Thanks, Billee Brady

Wendell Bulbaai
Wendell Bulbaai

Hey Sonny, Thanks for this great post. Most of us had to learn it the hard way, I know for sure I had to, but once someone understand what is required to succeed it's a matter of implementing and being consistent. Got to work the program and the results will follow. Have a great day. Wendell Bulbaai

Sonny Lanorias
Sonny Lanorias

Hi Ryan, Thanks for your comments. A duplicatable system in mlm is important to achieve success.

Ryan Biddulph
Ryan Biddulph

Hi Sonny, You've pinpointed the main reasons for MLM failure, well done ;) Duplication might be near the top of the list. Unless you can teach others to do what you do, you will spend your life recruiting and with no passive prosperity stream. Thanks for sharing! RB

Ian Valeza
Ian Valeza

Good post. about the duplication part.. not all of our reps our going to do online stuff because not every rep will choose it. Online stuff are good however people should only use this after they are done talking to their warm market because that will give them results FAST and can help them get fast DUPLICATION. Its their decision to do whatever strategy they want to choose and all we need to do is support them. The old school method is still working and will continue to work in the future. Ive meet a lot people who made millions of dollars personally using the old strategy like making a list and asking for referral if their prospect did not sign up. Today you can use online and offline and choose what works for you. I agree that we must have a system in place where we can put them after they sign up on our business opportunity. However there is big difference between SYSTEMS and TOOLS and some people don`t know the difference. A system helps you to have duplication and tools help you generate leads and expand your warm market on the internet. Learning network marketing is like learning a new sport. It takes time to be good at it but once you get it.. thats the time you are going to make some money. People who are big in network marketing online have a system in place that will teach their team how use online and offline strategies. Nice post sonny. have a great day and God bless ;) - Ian Valeza

Sonny Lanorias
Sonny Lanorias

Hello Jayne, First off, thanks for the RT! I appreciate it :) Education is crucial so you will have the skill you need to master marketing in the network "marketing" industry. Best part about the mlm industry is that, you have time and financial leverage and it will ONLY come when you have invested in your education. So this is the reason why 95% of the people in this industry fail because they don't take the business seriously and most who fail are those who want a free ride. Thanks again and come back soon. $onny

Sonny Lanorias
Sonny Lanorias

Hi Billee, Thank you for your comments. Yes focusing on one strategy is the best decision that you can make instead of trying to do it all at once. Thanks again.

Sonny Lanorias
Sonny Lanorias

Hi Wendell, Thanks for coming over and welcome to my blog! Yeah taking action and being consistent are the keys if you want to succeed in your mlm online business. Thanks again and come back soon.

Sonny Lanorias
Sonny Lanorias

Hi Ian, Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate your input in this subject of duplication.

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About Sonny

Sonny is an Internet entrepreneur and a Work At Home Dad who lives in Davao City, Philippines with his wife, Nora and daughter, Nicole. Sonny has been consistently making money from home since 2008 and is considered by many as the # 1 internet entrepreneur in Davao City Philippines on the subject of Home Based Internet Marketing Business. Sonny has generated hundreds of leads on the Internet by using blogging, social media, web 2.0, article marketing and SEO and loves to teach and train others to match his online success.
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