Written by Judy Thompson

Copyright 2005 Judy Thompson

Experience can be a great teacher, butrepparttar learning process can be very costly. Believing in your offer is important. In addition, finding what to promote and how to promote it is crucial to your success!

It is a well-known fact that if you believe in something, it is easier to win others over to what you believe in than if your belief system is not strong. Children often are able to sway their parents opinions, or politicians may win our votes by communicatingrepparttar 135068 why behind an issue.

With a business, it is easier to sell a product if you have used a product that has helped you in some way. This is true, also, if you are a distributor for a network marketing company. If you have used and benefited from your company’s products, you will be enthusiastic and be able to share this with others.

Don’t Jump In Too Fast!

With an internet business, however, whether network marketing or other kind of business, things are not always as they appear. You need to go a lot deeper in your knowledge then justrepparttar 135069 possibly hyped-up “facts” given on someone’s website!

Don’t makerepparttar 135070 mistake of believing in something too strongly, too quickly! Like falling in love after just one date --- rarely works out forrepparttar 135071 long haul --- so wisdom would say get to know him or her better before making a commitment. But once you are satisfied thatrepparttar 135072 person is someone you want to make a commitment to, don’t quit when a few things about your relationship are not going as well as you thought. Likewise, once you decide that a business is right for you, don’t quit if it doesn’t move along as smoothly as you had hoped for.

Look For A Stable Company

If you are looking at a company, make sure of its stability before you invest much money. Has it been in business for at least a couple years? According torepparttar 135073 Direct Selling Association, only one company in 347 will survive evenrepparttar 135074 first two years! You don’t want to spend your time and money promoting something that has a high risk of failure.

Yes, I’ve been there and done that! I listened torepparttar 135075 “get in early” to succeed hyped-up false statements. Not a one of those companies ever survived very long!

How Will You Build Your Business?

O.K., so perhaps, you’ve done your homework and have located several companies that have been in business long enough and are not likely to fail. So … how are you going to build a business and make some money? Look atrepparttar 135076 kind of support system they offer. Learn aboutrepparttar 135077 people who will probably be a part of your “upline” if it’s a network marketing company. Just who is it that heads up this way that is supposed to help you succeed? Is there a phone number given where you can call and talk to a “live” person? Can you ask questions by e-mail? How committed to this program is your prospective enroller? If he is in a dozen programs, he probably isn’t going to help you much. Will he be here today and gone tomorrow?

Book Yourself Solid Key Number 2: Choose Your Ideal Clients

Written by Michael Port

Copyright 2005 Michael Port & Associates LLC

The Book Yourself Solid article series continues with

Key Number 2: Choose Your Ideal Clients Your clients are an expression and an extension of you. When I first started out on my own, I would work with anyone who had a heartbeat and a credit card. Now I live byrepparttar red velvet rope policy of ideal clients. By defining my ideal clients increased my productivity… happiness… and I got more perfect clients by referral than I ever thought possible.

I was able to eliminaterepparttar 135067 painful negative energy and time spent worrying about challenging client relationships. I went through an intense period of exhaustion and I wasn’t able to accomplishrepparttar 135068 highest good for my clients. You can’t possibly be productive, effective or successful if you’re working with clients that are not ideal.

MENTAL EXERCISE: For maximum joy, prosperity and abundance think aboutrepparttar 135069 human you are when you are performing optimally at your peak…when you are with allrepparttar 135070 people who inspire and energize you. Wouldn’t it be great to spend every day working with super-cool people that are both friends and clients? It is completely possible once you identify who you want to work with…and with absolute certainty determine that you will settle for nothing less. I know this can seem really scary early on, but hang with me. Embracerepparttar 135071 concept and trust that as we move throughrepparttar 135072 seven keys, your fears and concerns will all be answered. Rest assured, once you define your ideal clients, you get to dumb your duds. I hereby, give you permission to release any dead wood in your calendar. You will then Book Yourself Solid and work with inspiring ideal clients with whom you do your best work.

WRITTEN EXERCISE Start by identifying specific characteristics that your ideal clients possess. Keep in mind your favorite clients –repparttar 135073 ones you love so much you’d practically work for free. Here are my top five to get you inrepparttar 135074 mood.

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