Seriously, Does MLM Work For Regular People?

does mlm work for regular peopleOk, so this is a question that I get a lot. People are always asking me “does MLM Work For Regular People like me?

My first response is “why are you striving to be “regular”.

Don’t aim to be “typical”, regular or ordinary if you want to succeed within Network Marketing or MLM.

I recently posted about the US Government Shutdown and how it affects regular ordinary people around the US, so I thought I would explain if regular people can succeed with an MLM business.

But Seriously Nick, Does MLM Work For Regular People?

As I hinted at before, it’s dangerous to call yourself “regular” because you are straight away putting a limit on what you can achieve.

I’m going to be honest with you and give you a clear-cut straight answer here: MLM probably does not work for regular (typical) people.

It does however work if you decide not to be typical and to take action every single day like I have always done. Look around this website and you can tell that I have taken action on a regular basis to achieve network marketing success.

Listen, MLM works great for me but there are a number of people I know who have not succeeded in the industry.

I want to give you some reasons why it may not have worked for them, so you can avoid it like the plague.

1. Burning out too quickly: A lot of people join a company and are filled with excitement at the start but this eventually fades over time. Why is this? It’s because they have not paced themself and suffered from what is known as MLM Burnout. It’s a bit like trying to run a marathon by sprinting. Implement fast but make sure you don’t burnout too quickly. This industry is a sprint, not a marathon.

2. Not Learning How To Generate Leads: There are some people who get started with an MLM Opportunity and they are very keen and fired up to succeed. However, they find that after a month or two they haven’t made any money. What I’ve noticed is that (normally), they haven’t “learnt” how to actually generate leads. I don’t believe in “overtraining” but you need to actually learn what to do, master 1 specific area and then go and generate leads. If you don’t do that much, you will never succeed.

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3. Not Treating It As A Business (and profession!): If you were starting a restaurant business, you would do things like hire an accountant, create a business plan and all sorts of other things. With your network marketing business, you should be equally serious about what you are doing. You shouldn’t think it’s all about “copy/pasting” affiliate links on Facebook – It’s a proper business where you will be learning lots of skills over a period of years. This will require you to be “extraordinary” and this is what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

does mlm work onlineI’ve explained why MLM does not work for “regular” people. BUT, I have given reasons why it MLM does work for “extraordinary” people. By the way, do not be phased about the word “extraordinary”. If you read a book like “Think and Grow Rich“, you will understand that we all have the capability to be extraordinary.

Does MLM Work for you? Please let me know in the comments section below.

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  1. Great article again Nick!

    Related to what you mentioned about learning the skills. Instead of saying to yourself that ‘this is not working’, you should ask yourself ‘WHY is this not working’ and use that as an opportunity to learn and improve.

    • Hey Brian. Yeah, good point. There is a reason “why” things are not working for people and a lot of it is down to their approach. In a lot of ways, there is a whole science behind it and by making small changes, you can see huge improvements. Thanks for the comment.

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