To MLM or Not to MLM

Written by Rosella Aranda

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So You Want To Learnrepparttar Hard Way, Eh?

Maybe someone is twisting your arm, or Aunt Martha absolutely swears by it, or you’ve come across an ad that is just too enticing to pass up. Oh, dear.

Well, if you absolutely insist on goingrepparttar 148051 MLM route, then atrepparttar 148052 very least observerepparttar 148053 following guidelines.

• Make sure you’re dealing with a reputable company, one that is at least 5 years old and is a member ofrepparttar 148054 Better Business Bureau. Check out their history for complaints.

• What arerepparttar 148055 start-up costs? How about maintenance costs? Don’t forget that you will need to pay for advertising, which is not an insignificant expense.

• Isrepparttar 148056 product one that you can promote with pride and confidence? If you aren’t wildly enthusiastic about your product, it’s going to be a tough sell. It’s going to be a tough sell anyway, but without enthusiasm, you’re sunk.

• Does your product have global appeal? MLMs are notrepparttar 148057 place for a niche market.

• How much overhead does your product eat up? Fewer overhead costs translate into higher commission percentages. Physical products have production, packaging, storage and delivery costs. You’re better off looking at digital information which incurs none of these expenses.

• Does your company supply you with state-of-the-art marketing strategies and ongoing training and support? Using internet tools is not difficult, BUT if you have never been shown what to do, it’s horribly frustrating. And nobody likes to be made to feel like an idiot, so it’s important to find a program that trains you inrepparttar 148058 basics.

Okay, my friend, I hope this helps.

Ultimately, I hope you go out and create something unique, something that surges up from your personal wellspring. Or maybe you’ll find a product that someone else created that you’re just wild about.

And then, as Zig Ziglar once told me with a twinkle in his eye, “Go out and sell sump’n!”

Regardless of how you decide to go about earning your dough, I’ll always have a kind word and plenty of encouragement for you. That’s my specialty. So come on over and get your motivation here:

We’ll be waiting for you…

Rosella Aranda, marketer and author, helps entrepreneurs change their thinking and escape limitations permanently. Free mini-course. Top Internet Tools! How to Be Rich

Writing Persuasive Articles

Written by Steve Gillman

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4. Subtitles. Subtitles and headings break up an article, and make it easier to read. They also help to optimizerepparttar article if they contain good keywords. You'll notice I often use subtitles, likerepparttar 147841 one coming up...

The All Important Resource Box

The point of online articles is to get traffic, which you get fromrepparttar 147842 link inrepparttar 147843 author's resource box - ifrepparttar 147844 reader clicks on it. You have to invite them to your site. Don't ever just put your name and a link. At least put "To learn more, visit..." or something similar.

One of my most-clicked links reads, "To learn more, and to see a photo ofrepparttar 147845 house Steve and his wife bought for $17,500, visit their web site:" You'll find an example of another one that has worked well for me below.

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