January 2009

Cover_2009_January The Chosen Road

Introduction by George Madiou

Happy New Year! Welcome to TheNetworkMarketingMagazine.com! You have gotten here because you are a member or someone has recommended us or you were surfing the internet. No matter how you got here you are in for an experiance that will help you succeed in your network marketing business. You will find that the more often you come back to this site the more successful you will become. This is a success library you will not want to do without. It will be a tool you’ll want your entire team to be exposed to. Don’t forget to dig in and go down this success journey!

This month we explore how the best networkers never treat anyone like customers or prospects, but instead like a member of their extended family. People like doing business with people they like. Let us know how this month’s issue has helped you and your team and make it an awesome 2009!
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Features

Cold Calling That Builds Great Relationships by Ari Galper

How to master sales authenticity, the foundation for cold calling success  Sometimes the finest solutions are the simplest. Focusing on relationships when making cold calls is one of them. It keeps us genuine, and eliminates our dread of making cold calls. We’re real people talking about real things. We’re interested...Read More »

Friends - Our Family of Choice by Bonnie Ross-Parker

If you recognize the impact that our journey can have – that we can be our family of choice and sink or swim together, you begin to appreciate it’s power. It’s not unusual for individuals to ‘complain’ or have ‘challenges’ with members of their family! I was told once that it’s...Read More »

5 Success Habits from the Inner Child by Debra and Bradley Warren

Our children have given us the courage to take action on our dreams. Network marketing has given us the opportunity. It’s a family matter.  Our playroom. This is the place where it all began, our decision to get started in network marketing, and the place that continues to be the...Read More »

The Difference is You by Jim Britt

The truth is that in building your network marketing business you do make a difference.  If I were to ask you if you wanted to make a difference in the world around you, you would probably answer with an emphatic YES!! But often I hear people say, “You know I...Read More »

15 Irrefutable Marketing Proficiencies by Adam Urbanski

Mastering these proficiencies is not a matter of one day – it’s a matter of doing it daily.  Time and again I talk to people who try one or two promotional strategies, don’t get the desired results and give up. They are confused about what marketing is and convinced that...Read More »

Why Direct Marketers Fail by Terri Levine

The top limiting beliefs and some tips on overcoming them.  Direct selling can be one of the greatest business opportunities. There is no other business that offers the potential for passive income with such a small investment. In addition to not taking direct marketing serious as a business, people fail...Read More »

The Flash Point of Your Business by Randy Gage

One thing we know is that the New Year is a dynamic time to be in Network Marketing and recruiting is strong.  I heard a figure the other day that is simply mind-boggling. It stated that in the United States, 533,000 jobs were eliminated in the month of November. Now...Read More »

Treat'em Right and They Will Stay by Roberto Torres

The mistake that is often made is that most networkers work on being responsive rather than proactive.  Lets face it retention in MLM is a problem and it’s more of a problem than many wish to admit. It seems especially now with the Internet that I am seeing more and...Read More »

Trying to force people to buy? What is your marketing priority? by Tom "Big Al" Schreiter

What is the first step?  You want to market your network marketing product. You’re ready to plan that big campaign. And your first step is… uh, uh, where do we start? What is the first step in our marketing campaign? To illustrate the critical thinking necessary, let’s do a couple...Read More »

Is Prospecting, Respecting? You Decide! by Michael Oliver

Learn how to use your knowledge to ask questions as opposed to telling people things.  If you want to differentiate yourself, in both your professional and personal lives, look for ways to think, be, say and do things differently. This is one way to attract people to you. This is also...Read More »

Articles

Y.O.U. Set a High Standard for Being Human by Bonnie Ross-Parker

Chapter 1: Deliberately share your gifts with others  [Editor’s note: This begins a series taken directly from Bonnie Ross-Parker’s book, Y.O.U. Set a High Standard for Being Human. We will publish a chapter each month though 2009] Foreword Life is a journey. Each of our lives is a reflection of...Read More »

This is Your Time to Shine in 2009! by Elizabeth Harrington

I am going to start with the end in mind – for real this year.  Or don’t sing the Frank Sinatra song…”put your dreams away for another day…” Trite as that title may sound to you… ask yourself “what would you do if you knew you couldn’t FAIL?” What would...Read More »

It Takes a Clever One by Michael Bernoff

Yes, it takes a clever one to sign up for a network marketing business.  Do you remember the movie “Striptease?” It’s the movie in which Demi Moore played the part of an intelligent, beautiful mom who chose a career as a dancer to earn the income she needed to care...Read More »

Being Proactive Energizes by Linda Yates

I would like to encourage you to set service goals. By setting goals in this area your business will be more profitable and your life will be enriched.  As January comes upon us every year, you probably hear a lot about goal setting and resolutions. A new beginning is always...Read More »

How to Self-Determine Your Destiny by Gary Eby

Never make 100% of your decision with only 10% of the facts.  What is it you really want in life? Unfortunately, so many people haven’t dreamed in so long they actually don’t even know what they want any longer! Don’t you think it’s time to stir up that dream inside...Read More »

Be a Person who Practices Non-Situational Integrity by Denis Waitley

In people, we value sincerity, from the words, sine cera, more than almost any other virtue.  Be a Person Who Practices Non-Situational Integrity. Integrity, a standard of personal morality and ethics, is not relative to the situation you happen to find yourself in and doesn’t sell out to expediency. Its...Read More »

New Year's Resolutions? Hmmm. NOT! How to Really Obtain Your Core Desires in 2009 and Beyond by Jack Zufelt

Once you discover a 100 on the scale of 1 to 100 you will then motivated from within to learn whatever you need to learn.  Living a life full of maximum happiness and minimum stress and problems with the ability to do what you want when you want is available...Read More »

Arthur's Corner by Arthur Tugman

Mighty Monthly Musings Mining business To have prospects come to you Propose something worthy for them Arthur Tugman ~ My vision is a promise to myself and all That by helping others we’ll increase our wealth What a great call Arthur Tugman ~ i.e. Willing to Work for Minimum Wage If...Read More »

Six Foundational Reasons for Managing Your Time by Chris Widener

We know the “how” but miss the “why.”  Most of us know how to manage our time. It is pretty simple really. What most of us miss are compelling reasons to manage our time. We know the “how” but miss the “why.” Here are six foundational reasons I have that...Read More »

What Constitutes a Good Life? by Jim Rohn

Make sure in your busy day to remember the true purpose and the reasons you do what you do.  The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank...Read More »

Women in Network Marketing by Michael Bernoff

The four areas to success!  Have you ever had someone roll their eyes at you as soon as you mentioned you are network marketing opportunity? Immediately the very words “direct sales” or “MLM” or “network marketing” invoke negative thoughts of bored housewives throwing parties and making a few bucks based...Read More »

Does Life Get in the Way? by RS Mallory

This is YOUR Life! Don’t let it get in the way; make it whatever you want it to be!  It seems fitting to be thinking about our goals in the new year! We all know that we must set a Goal for ourselves, whether it be for our Home based...Read More »

Columns

The Largest Network Marketing Community in the World by George Madiou

What if we brought together the coaches, authors, trainers and great leaders and formed a mastermind group like Napoleon Hill talked about?  Government bail out? Government bail out? We don’t need any government bail out! We are a part of the Network Marketing industry. My network marketing business has the...Read More »