Network Marketing Opportunities-The 7 Top Things to Find Out and Ask about an MLM Company

Written by Doug Firebaugh

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5) What kind of market is out there for their products and services?

Here is a litmus test question for products: Would you buy these products outside of Network Marketing? If you would, you have a good product possibility, and probably a great market for it. If you would not, then you need to see whatrepparttar true size ofrepparttar 146262 marketplace is forrepparttar 146263 line of products. And, also, how many other like products are already out inrepparttar 146264 marketplace? Make sure thatrepparttar 146265 market forrepparttar 146266 products is big, and available for you to market.

6) What kind of training and tools do they have?

Do their tools look professional? Doesrepparttar 146267 website look like a professional website? Do their brochures, cds, and videos look and sound professional? If you are going to market products using these tools, make sure that they are ofrepparttar 146268 quality that you can be proud of, and readily hand out. What kind training materials do they have? When arerepparttar 146269 trainings? Do they hold training events? Are there training conference calls and webcasts? Make sure you will have a training path to walk when you join a Network Marketing company.

7) Can you talk to some ofrepparttar 146270 successful folks inrepparttar 146271 company?

You can tell a lot when looking at MLM companies, by talking to some folks who are successful. Do they try and hype you or honestly interested in your questions? Do they talk about themselves and all they have accomplished or what you can accomplish? Do they answer your questions, or dance around them? This will tell you a lot about what kind of people this MLM company attracts, and what kind of culture that it has inrepparttar 146272 distributor field. Talk to at least three to five people. That will give you some feel forrepparttar 146273 company.

These are some ofrepparttar 146274 things you need to consider when looking at Network Marketing companies. Do your homework, and don't make a totally emotional decision. Do your research.

Here is a million dollar question:

What does your gut tell you about an MLM company? Listen to it. It is usually right, and probably is right on about what you are considering for a Network Marketing opportunity.

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Doug Firebaugh is one of the top MLM Network Marketing Trainers in the world. Over a million people a month read his training ezine. He spent the last 7 years traveling the world speaking and training on Success. He lives in Birmingham Michigan, and you can receive a FREE subscription to his training ezine- The MLM Success HEAT- at:

My Company's Leadership Sucks!

Written by John McKee

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Is this a coincidence? Not likely. We can fix this situation. And it's not that hard. Remind yourself once in a while about that lesson of Management 101 and become a better leader by becoming a better listener. Simply start asking - and here I mean showing that you really want to hear your team members' ideas about making your department or organization more efficient. Show clearly that you are on a new mission and want to make 'listening' a priority. When your direct reports start to believe that you are serious - watch out.

I guarantee that you'll start to hear new ideas which will kick-start your organization's success. With that will come renewed enthusiasm forrepparttar job. Andrepparttar 146261 cycle of success will build from there. You don't need to die with your mouth open. Tips: 1. Give your team credit for havingrepparttar 146262 same basic needs and expectations as you have yourself.

2. Shut up once in a while.

3. Ask your subordinates how they'd deal with a problem or situation.

4. Get enthusiastic forrepparttar 146263 game again. There was a reason you took this job.

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