Network marketing is changing the world…
It’s what franchising was back in the 50s.
I remember reading about how the McDonald’s growth plan, aka franchising, was met with skepticism and yet today, all we have to do is walk around any major city in the world to see just how successful their business model has become.
So successful that other companies decided to follow their lead; Subway, Wendy’s, Domino’s, 7/11, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Cold Stone Creamery, Tully’s Coffee (a person favorite of mine though I’ve never drunk a drop of coffee), and many more I’m sure you’d recognize.
What was once ridiculed has become one of the easiest ways to become wealthy.
Unfortunately not everyone has the money to plunk down to buy into a franchise system. Costs usually start somewhere in the range of $30,000 and go up to about $300,000.
Today there are many people who want to get out of the 9 to 5 rat race but just don’t have that kind of money, thankfully, there is another way: network marketing.
Avon, Mary Kay, Nu Skin, and Tupperware are just a few of the bigger names you may have come across before.
What separates network marketing from other business models out there is that there are very little start-up costs involved, usually around $100.
You get training, a proven product and best of all you don’t have to quit your day job.
In fact, Jim Rohn and Zig Ziglar…both big names in the personal development world got their start this way and quickly made a name for themselves in their respective companies.
The thing to remember is that network marketing isn’t a get-rich scheme, it’s a business that’s all about you.
Work the system and quite quickly people have build successful teams that support one another.
With its incredible success I felt it worth sharing some insight into this arena and thankfully was able to interview a friend who is doing very well for herself in USANA, a rapidly growing health care company, to hear a little about her story.
One word to the wise, like everything in life, not all businesses are built alike so be sure to do your due diligence before taking the plunge.
And believe it or not, one of the most common business-killers in the industry in not the person’s inability to close sales or create effective advertising, it is their lack of belief in the product they are marketing.
Passion and dedication are paramount to success in any business venture and network marketing is no different.
Find something you can believe in, benefit from, and share confidently with others and chances are you’ll do very well.