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What Is Your Passion?

This is a simple question, but how often is it actually answered or acted upon.

Think about the first job you acquired in your younger years. Did you have a driving

passion for this job or was it just a means to earn a living to pay the bills?

Where do you stand with your network marketing, affiliate or mlm? Are you with a

company that is not aligned with your passion for life?

Now is the time take a pen and pad and start writing.

Your passion…

Your plan for obtaining that passion…

Most importantly, why you will see it through the ups and downs.

 

 

What Keeps You Motivated With Your Home Business ?

Can you recall what got you started with your MLM,Network Marketing, Internet Marketing or Home Business Enterprise?

What was your BIG why?

The important thing to remember when starting out in this amazing industry is that starting up your own enterprise in whatever form, will take time. Unlike a 9 to 5 job where you go to work, come home and get paid regardless of your performance. The same rules do not apply in the Home Business arena.

You will need to find a way to:

  • advertise your business
  • generate leads from the advertising that you do
  • match the wants of your customer with your solution
  • follow up with after care customer service
  • recruit mentors and team members to help you
  • keep up the administration
  • and much more…

It sounds like a lot of work and it is, especially if things do not go your way.  So after the initial honeymoon period is over is it surprising that so many entrepreneurs quit and go right back to a 9 to 5 job and remain in this zone until retirement.

So if you are not motivated and your Why for “doing it in the first place” is not strong, why did you start at all?

On the other hand if you believe in what you are doing and can see where you are going and have a clear destination in mind, half the battle has been won. The other half will be completed through planning, help from others and most importantly your own action.

So What Keeps You Motivated With Your Home Business ? A powerful tool I have used over the past few years is listening to live conference calls and personal development recordings over and over again.

  • Each time I listen to inspiring words, this regenerates my enthusiasm and keeps me going.
  • Each time I listen to a live conference call I am excited when I learn something new.
  • Each time I apply something that I have learned and it works that is a great feeling.

In a world where so much focus is on doom and gloom it is imperative to fill your mind with positive thoughts and seek out mentors who will help you to achieve your goals and dreams.

Remember what keeps you motivated and your why, in tough times these will help to give you strength.

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Why Bother With Forums?

Have you been wondering if you should be participating in Network Marketing or MLM online forums?

With thousands of online forums available, covering topics from gardening, to health and fitness, travel and work from home, and mlm, the categories you can choose from are endless.

Here are the 10 Reasons Why You Should Bother With Forums…

1. A link to your website can be included in your forum signature file

  • When you set up your profile upon joining a new Network Marketing or MLM forum, be sure to update the signature section located at the end of your post with your website link and short website description.
  • More links to your website will help with the search engine rankings of your website.

2. Forums are places where you can learn and grow

  • Like minded networkers come together to share what they know all you need to ask is questions.

3. Forums are a place where you can share your expertise

  • You do this by answering “posts” from fellow members with your personal recommendations on how you would handle a situation or where you can locate information that can solve their problems.

4. Forums are a place where you can create networking relationships and potential future (JV) Joint Venture deals

No doubt the more posts you have in a forum, the more influence you will have to attract JV partners.

5. Forums are a great place to prospect for your network marketing business

  • Be aware, by prospecting this does not mean agressive prospecting. Remember most members are after problem solving information and do not appreciate the hard sell.

6. Partcipating in Forums can provide you with ideas for your future Blog posts

  • You will notice trends developing within forums if you participate in several.

7. Participating in Forums can enhance your “personal branding” within the industry

  • You can become the expert in your niche.

8. Forums allow you to follow Company specific threads

  • Some forums post Company specific threads. There is usually conditions around adding a new thread for an individual Company.

9. Forums give a chance to continual practice your problem solving skills.

  • This practice allows you to be more effective in live situations when opportunities should arise in public.

10. There are Forums that have separate threads where you can promote your products or services.

Commonly Advertising and Promotion

Note:

Each forum that you join will have rules and procedures that you must follow. If you break these rules and procedures you risk your forum membership being terminated, but more importantly your reputation may be damaged by the actions you have taken.

Study previous posts in each forum before you start to contribute. This will give you a feel for the types of questions have been asked in the past by members and how these have been answered.

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