Doing the MLM Shuffle

Doing the MLM Shuffle

dancingOften times we find ourselves unsatisfied and in those times may find ourselves looking for something new to put some fire back into us.  We may have started a business believing this in the one and then a few months in find it is not turning out like we wanted it to.  We thought we had the right business and the right formula for success.

So we go in search for something new.  Sound familiar?   You would not be alone.  Internet marketers switch companies at an alarming rate.  Every 3-4 months 75% of all internet marketers switch companies in search of just the right one.

Switching companies is likely not your answer.  Success marketers do not switch companies they switch how they market.  Many never talk about it or let others in on how they successfully continue to sign up people in their business.  I teach others regularly on marketing.  After you run out of warm market, I actually teach not to use your warm market.  Instead I teach how to make a warm market out of a cold market.

You see your warm market you family and friends sign up or buy from you not because they have a burning desire for a home business.  They do it because they know like and trust you.  So helping others learn to know like and trust you is what you must learn to do.  That is what attractive marketing is all about.  You want to attract others to you.  You want them to learn to like you.  Now you may be scratching the top of your head much like I did years ago.  How do I get people on the internet that I do not know and that do not know me to learn to like know and trust me?group_dancing_fad_300_clr_11825

The truth is simple it is not all that hard.  What is necessary is a system that puts you in front of your leads between 7-12 times so that you become someone they know.  Someone that they believe they can trust will help them start a home based business.  One that will work and that they will make money from.  Years ago almost every marketer had to go to several different places to get all the different tools to form a system.  http://youtu.be/rnjLWeJnO2A

Today you actually have several choices some have all the tools, some only have pieces, and still some like the one I use has them all for a low price lower than one would cost some place else.  I use a company that has been helping internet marketers since 1996.  It is called the Free Lead System Forever and the FLSF is a new format for a well establish company.  They have a lead generator that works and you can use it for free forever if you want and it does work.  Or you can upgrade and get all the tools the capture pages the sales funnels the auto responders, the contact manager, the videos the audio to add to email campaigns.  You get ecards and postcards and all kinds of tools that will take your business to the next level.

All The Tools In 1 Place

All The Tools In 1 Place

So changing your business is not what you need to do.  Try changing your marketing.  Try working your business just like the successful gurus do.  You will find and be amazed and understand why they tell you email works, video works, capture pages work.  Stop doing the MLM shuffle and shuffle over to a marketing system and watch your business as it moves into the next level for you.

Cindy Slick

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The Wheel Is Broke, I Can Fix It

The Wheel Is Broke, I Can Fix It

wheels_came_off_400_clr_6906Internet Marketing can often be a frustrating business.  You bring in people and whether they have been in internet marketing for some years or are brand new to internet marketing.  You find the ones that want to reinvent the wheel.  We are taught that the first rule of internet marketing is to duplicate.  You teach what you do that has made you successful and your new distributors will be successful too.

Appears pretty basic and easy to follow right?  Yet time after time people try to reinvent the unbroken wheel.  You pass on your knowledge but the new person insist on doing it their way.  Naturally 9 out of ten times they fail.

Not sure why but for some reason instead of following the number one rule many like to think that they have a new and better way to success.  They do not want to come to the webinars and conference calls.  They do not want to use marketing tools the ones that make a success out of the internet marketers.  They believe that going it alone like a lone wolf will somehow bring all those sign ups they need and they have the better way.

The second rule is relationships.  The successful marketer knows that to be successful you must build relationships.  Now this is like the big foundation of the road to success.  You must get to know your prospects.  Building a relationship with people takes time and for some reason many are just in the hurry. toolbox_kit_fix_800_clr_6972

They think they can do this in a quick hurry make the money in a few short months and off to the island of easy street they will go.  Those in the know, those making the real money know better.  Building a relationship takes time.  Statics shows it takes at least 7 to 12 times of connecting with a prospect before they buy from you.

So how do you build that relationship?  By staying in front of your prospects, which means those tools again.  Auto responders send out email which keeps you in front of the prospects.  It means picking up the phone sometimes.  I know many are saying to themselves that they do internet marketing because they do not like picking up the phone.  I say for those that hate the phone you more than anyone better have the tools than.

People simply do not buy from those they do not know.  This is why your warm market is always the first suggestion to the marketer.  What happens though is these people stop buying  your product.  You see they had no real desire like you to have their own home based business so they do not grow your business.  They were just trying to be a good brother, sister or friend.introductions_400_clr_10909

All of this means you have to make your cold market a warm marketing and that means building those relationships.  Marketing tools we are back to those again.  You see they are not just merely a suggestion.  We are not telling you that you need them but we are using a completely different way of being successful.  We use them and we are telling you that to duplicate what we do you need them too.

The successful salesperson has always known two things.  Teach what you do to your team, make available the tools that you use to them and everyone will be taking a cruise someday together!  Because why?  The answer is that it works.  For some though reinventing it trying to do it their way will always be where they go.  Some will eventually get it.  Those with a true desire to make it will see eventually that the wheel works well the way it is.  Round with all those spokes!  For those that do not, well they were never going on that journey to success with you in the first place.

Cindy Slick

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A Box Of Chocolates What Is Your Favorite

 

box of chocolatesThe line from Forrest Gump about life being like a box of chocolates reminds me of all the different types of internet marketing companies you can join to start a home based business.  You never really know what you may be getting into until you dive right in and you are never exactly sure how it will really go.  You have nut filled, you have creamed filled ones and you have the best one of all naturally the caramel.

Often at the end of it all before you find that perfect chocolate for you.  You find you have taken a bite out of half the box finding the caramel.  Like that caramel is the perfect one for me, for you it may be the nut you are looking for or perhaps you are more the vanilla cream type.  It matters not we are all looking for what works for us.  What is the perfect chocolate that goes with our passions, what fills our desires.

What chocolate is the perfect chocolate for one person often is the wrong chocolate for another.  That is after all why there is so many choices in the box.   You may want some type of product to sell it may be a health and wellness product, a diet product, a green product or maybe even a whole line of products.  Your passion maybe is fashion so an online mall or shop may just be your cup of tea.

For others helping others makes them feel good so selling a service is just the ticket for them.  They are driven each day to help others and selling a service that helps people may just be what will drive them to work hard at their new home business.  There are several different types from road side service companies to marketing tools.stick_figure_ride_mouse_800_clr_9283

You see what works for one person often does not work for another.  You just never know until you take a bite out of several.  By the time you find that perfect one you may look down and see a box with a dozen chocolates with only a bit out of them.  It is okay.  If you try out one and you find it does not fit.  It is alright, do not beat yourself up.  The world does enough of that all by itself.  It does not need your help.  Just keep moving forward until you find your caramel.

You can avoid much of this by doing your homework first.  Do not join the first chocolate that looks appealing or because all the cool kids are doing it.  Never feel like if you don’t sign up today you are somehow going to miss out on something.  Desperation and fear can move people to make poor decision.  If you pick because you’re afraid if you do not do so quickly your chocolate will be gone.  Think again and think things through before you choose.

On the other hand remember that sometimes the perfect chocolate is one you never expected to be perfect.  While you were trying them and searching for the caramel you may find a moca cream that was so good you found a new favorite.  Forrest was right after all life is like a box of chocolates you just never know what you are going to get until you try it.  Have a wonderful weekend everyone.

Cindy Slick

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A Box Of Chocolates What Is Your Favorite

Marketing Your Business Made Simple

Are You Completely Leveraging The Internet

All The Tools In 1 Place

All The Tools In 1 Place

No longer can you depend on the old ways of marketing to market your business.  Gone are the days of print ads, newspaper, magazines, TV and radio.  Cold calling, business cards, flyers and refrigerator magnets are no longer the effective way to market.

You have to have a marketing strategy and it needs to be using the new marketing channels.  With a world total of 7,017,846,922 of internet users you need to be using the internet as a means of marketing and to do that you need a marketing system.  With the integration of the smart phones people now access the internet all day long if you do not begin to learn how to use a marketing system for your business.  You will lose money each day you put it off.

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Whether you have a small traditional business, an internet marketer, an affiliate marketer it matters not.  Leveraging the internet is a must.  Older marketing tactics and channels no longer are very effective.  You need the tools to market your business like capture pages, email/auto responder, contact manager, video, audio, voicemail, ad tracking, hosting, website everything in one place.  If you are moving all over the internet doing all these things you waste valuable time each day.  http://youtu.be/_UuNgc5Dsjo

Marketing must change to meet the needs of the small business owner.  Your website must appear attractive on a mobile device.  You must have ads that can be viewed on smart phones.  How you prospect and introduce your products and services must change or your business will not keep up with the ever changing fast internet world we live in.

You must be able to leverage the world wide web

You must be able to leverage the world wide web

Some business’s have added parts of a marketing system inside their business for you to use.  They are never complete.  You can go to several different places spending money at each or you can go to one place that has been around since 1996.  The Free Lead System Forever was designed with the small business owner in mind.  For less than a dollar a day you have every tool available to you to leverage your small business.

Get working your business like the pro’s do.  Start using a marketing system for your business needs.  It is as necessary as that computer you are sitting in front of right now to run your business.  I have never looked back since starting with the Free Lead System Forever.

Cindy Slick

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This Little Piggy Went to Market

This Little Piggy Went to Market

piggySo you have decided on a great company.  One that fits you perfect and you are so excited about it.  You are all signed up and you go to the conference calls and webinars each week.  You hear the excitement of others and you can hardly wait to get started yourself.

Now to market we go.  You see you have to market and exactly what is marketing anyway?  Most would answer advertising and they would only be partly right.  You see much goes into marketing long before any commercial or print ad is written.  You must know who you are targeting.  If you are selling Avon or you have a diet product, or if you are selling Auto insurance.  You each have a different target.

Now there is much more that goes into a marketing mix that is for another post.  Today I want to talk about promotion.  The end result of marketing.  Where do you promote?  How do you do it?  Well I have spent a great many years learning the answer to this question.  I do not pretend to know the answer to it all but I can tell you I am successful at it.

One of the things I avoided for far too long was using a marketing system.  I found one that has everything under one roof for less than just one tool would cost me.  It has made my life so much easier.  I have wonderfully attractive capture pages which bring me leads.  I have a contact manager which keeps me organized, ad tracking so I know what ads are effective.  I have an auto responder which follows up with those leads and keeps me in front of my prospects.  I never believed until I decided to break down and do what so many where telling me I needed to do.  What a big difference these tools would make.  The difference is huge!how to promote slide-002-638

As for how and where I promote.  Well that list is long and what I have learned you must be consistent.  I do the same things over and over and over again.  I know this maybe boring but regardless I do it because I have learned through experience that it works.  I am actually doing a webinar this evening explaining the things that I do to promote because it always seems to be the same age old question from my people.  You are welcome to come Please come and bring a friend.
Thursday night’s a webinar @ 9pm EST. www.anymeeting.com/yobc1 Look forward to seeing everyone there.

What I know is that what I do works.  I consistently promote my business, through my blog, I have my own website.  I use a marketing system, I use social media, I promote on different websites all over the web like IBO toolbox but there are many more I use as well.  I write effective ads but if you do not know how you can use sites like fiverr which have people that will do this for you.  They will even do the promoting for you if you have no time. how to promote slide-1-638

To market to market to market I go and for me my formula is working for me and for many others who follow it.  Feel free to come to the webinar this evening or you can see my work on my slideshare, http://www.slideshare.net/cslickharris/how-to-promote
on youtube, http://www.youtube.com/user/cslick1960 my blog or even here.  Because this little piggy went to market and says weeee weeee weee all the way home every day!  Good luck and have a great day.

Cindy Slick

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Mother Knows Best

Mother Knows Best

my girls and iI remember back when I was a young mother.  Telling my kids things like don’t run with the scissors.  Eat your vegetables, finish your homework.  I made many suggestions and some not merely suggestions, that would keep my children healthy and safe.  So they could grow into responsible adults.  Like children do they sometimes listened, sometimes not.  As a parent we share our years of experience to help our children not make the same mistakes we may have made.  With hopes of planting seeds to learn from.

Today almost every day I write my blog and share my years of experience as an internet marketer with others.  I make the suggestions from which I hope you will learn.  Most are mistakes I made along the way and I would like to think you can learn not to make the same ones.

I am not foolish enough to believe all will listen.  I realize that like me many will stubbornly  believe they can do it their way.  What I do hope though is that some will listen.  Some will hear what I am saying and say to themselves yes that makes sense.

When I started I was told over and over that I needed certain tools.  I heard them I even believed them.  I am by nature a tight wad.  Moths fly out of my purse.  I looked at the tool’s, I would go to places like Aweber and Constant Contact and look at what they had to offer.  Maybe sign up for the free trial.  Would even see how well they worked and then when the trial was over, go back to the harder often times ineffective way of marketing.

Today I know better and what I also know today that had I listened, had I taken the sound advice of others I would be where I am now 2 or 3 years sooner.  Today I know that things like auto responders to follow up with leads.  Capture pages to get the leads in the first place.  A system to send out newsletters and ecards are all a necessary part of marketing.  Having a contact manager, even a way to make a website of my own.  Are all a part of my job as an internet marketer.  Today I have all those things under one roof.  Maybe had I found this marketing system that I currently use I would of done it sooner.  After all it cost less than a dollar a day. capture pages and so many more

For just under 30 dollars a month I have every tool they always told me I needed.  It doesn’t cost me over a hundred dollars a month to market the correct way like when I first started out it did.  Today there is a marketing system that is cost effective for the small business owner.  The company has been in business since 1996.  They use to only make systems for large companies.  Like the ones we sign up for to run our home based business with.  They came out with the very system that large MLM’s use to market for the small business owner. How cool is that.  Take a look and hey maybe even listen.  After all mother does know best.  Have a great day

Cindy Slick

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You Need Support (I am not talking about a good bra!)

You Need Support (I am not talking about a good bra!)

dough boys customer supportThe reason that Direct Sales has a 97% attrition rate (people leaving the company) is from lack of support. If your sponsor does not support you.  What will keep you working hard for that person………none of course. The first thing you need to do when someone new joins you is say hello! Seems like an obvious thing right. However do you know that after I had worked online for like 4 years of marketing online and several different companies I had only 2 people ever welcome me warmly and help me get set up. That is outrageous but it is the norm. Crazy yes.

So I finally figured out that it if I want to be successful I was on my own.  Truly, and after all it was my business it had nothing really to do with the people above me it had everything to do with people that came in after.  So let me be the one. I also decided it was time I listened to all those people that kept telling me I needed capture pages and auto responders to send great email with video and audio.  Send my prospects cards on holidays.  Keep myself in front of them  Become someone that people knew and hopefully eventually like and trust.  what are you waiting for

Each day I could get so much more work done if I was not spending a lot of my day working to help others. Guess what though.  The individuals who sign up for my marketing system are my customers and they deserve customer support. I remember back when I was involved with another company it took forever to just get an email to welcome someone.  Today that is never an issue. Why because to get our system they have to place their email in.  So a warm welcome they will receive. Whether they take advantage or not it is up to my customers.  What they will never be able to say is that they are not offered support.  We give support whether you are a premium member or remain free forever you will receive the best customer support ever.

Calling my customers making sure they understand how to use their marketing system is part of my job.  It is also one of the parts I love the most.  I allow my customers to know me and I get to know them.

Affiliate marketing/internet marketing, MLM’s can be a lonely business.  What I have learned over the past several years is that my business will be exactly what I choose to make it.  I can provide support and have a strong friendly business.  Or I can ignore people and hope they stick around.  Statistics show though that without support most move on to the latest and greatest every four months. customer-service-rep-md

Support and customer service is extremely important in any business.  It should be the first thing you work on providing.  If new to yours than first off educate yourself about your business, learn to be honest you can provide support and learn at the same time as you add people to your new business you can learn together.  Do not be embarrassed to say you are new.  Learn from each other and you may just make a great new friend.  To your success, have a great day.

Cindy Slick

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What are you looking for and do you have the courage to get it?

What are you looking for and do you have the courage to get it?

ad photosIt goes really without saying that if you’re looking for a home based business you want it to be profitable. I really think when it comes to starting a home based business though you really need to ask yourself do I have what it takes to do this?

After all it takes some courage to start a business. The SBA Small Business Administration place’s the failure rate at around 44%. That’s down from 50% a few years ago. Either way the odds are still against you. You can also figure 1-2 years before you see profit! Many people do not take this in to consideration and without capital to last this long they fail long before they ever get started.

So what does courage have to do with it you may ask?  Well courage is not having fear, courage is moving forward through the fear. All the above statistics from the SBA could keep you from ever even getting pass the dreaming stage. Chances are though if your reading this you are already at the very least thinking about it. Many are way passed that. I am one of those way passed that. In fact I have a successful small business. It took a ton of courage though of this I know. Many times I was paralyzed by fear. The what if’s kept me down for a while. I am so very glad I moved forward through it. I have gotten to the other side.slide-002-638

So how do you get to the other side. Well one of the many reasons that only 44% of small business today fail instead of the 50% only a few short years ago is the internet. Starting an internet business can be done with very little capital and sometimes none at all. Your overhead (expense’s to maintain your business) is minimal after all it only takes a home computer and some tenacity. The electric, gas and brick and mortar your already paying for!. So you have no real overhead. The bonus in that is now a part of your very home and daily expenses are now tax deductible. Add a magnet to your car it becomes tax deductible as well.  Don’t forget that tax deduction posted to your ear all day!  Your cell phone is now a business expense.

The next part and I cannot stress this enough comes the investigative part. Do your home work. Find something that you enjoy and then do your home work and check it out. No matter what you do and what type of business you decide you want to have. Make sure you find out everything you can first. It does not matter whether you want to turn your hobby into an internet business. Or if you are looking at an affiliate program or maybe a MLM.  There are as many types of business’s that you can run and do from the comfort of your home and your computer as there are ideas.

Watch as your income increases each month

Watch as your income increases each month

However if you starting running all over the place with no plan in place and without any knowledge of what your doing you will still find yourself among the 44% that fail. And when it comes to any internet marketing business’s well the numbers jump to a 97% failure rate.

I hope your still holding onto that courage. Because the truth is you can do this. I did. I know that if I figured it out anyone can. I spent several years finding just the right thing. I started actually with a business that coming from my background should have been fail safe. Thing was I did not do enough homework first and my first attempt failed very shortly after start up and I spent a ton of money I could ill afford to lose. What I did gain was some knowledge. I understood the business side and the product side what I did not understand was the internet and how to use it to full advantage. So investigate everything. Look at everything.

This last time I spent over a year understanding marketing on the internet. I still learn new things every day now but I knew enough after a year of schooling myself to go ahead and leap in. One of the very things I did right this time was made sure I had the tools.  No not the monkey wrench kind.  Marketing tools, they are a must.  You need a way to capture peoples information. Best known as capture pages, but they are also called squeeze pages and opt in forms. Email campaigns and if you can add video and audio that is a plus. Auto responders on the those campaigns otherwise you are not getting your message out there.  I have all of these and more and although I resisted this before I knew that biting the bullet and doing it was a necessity.

It has paid off and I now consider myself a success. Why because I am making profit.  One of the best things about an internet based business is you can get to profit long before the average 1-2 years for small business owners. So go ahead take the leap of faith. It can pay off real well.banner good

There are some great business’s out here though they will not break you and will get you into profit fast. You just need to do your homework. Maybe you are just in the thinking stage or maybe a small business is not what you are scared of at all. Whatever it is whether you want to make a move across the country or around the block. Get out of a dead end job whatever it is just fortify yourself take that leap you will find it is never as scary as your mind had imagined it to be. Good luck to you and much to your success.

Cindy Slick

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Method To The Madness

Method To The Madness

If he had a way to duplicate he would spend all day chasing that tail

If he had a way to duplicate he would spend all day chasing that tail

My miniature pincher Marley has this big basket in our living room stuffed full of toys.  On any given day he will go to the basket and make a mess of the living room by removing each and every one of them.  Now Marley knows the end result is to play.  What he doesn’t know is how to go about it.  So instead of going and getting just a ball so we can play fetch.  He takes out the stuffed bunny and the rope and every single toy he has.  In an effort to either annoy me or just simply to get attention.  Whichever the case may be, he is not effective in his efforts.

When we decide we need to accomplish a task.  We must have a method to the madness.  If we want to attract others to us we must go about this methodically.  Jumping around like Marley and doing everything at once just leaves us needing to accomplish the task.  Instead if we start with making a  consistent profile page on each of our social profiles.   Then setting up a blog  , Web site  , or fan page.  Then move on to inviting others to the pages to view and like them.  Well then we are actually accomplishing the task at hand, attracting others to us.

The next step in the process would then begin building a list.  When we first begin building a business that may seem like an impossible task.  We can get caught up in, but I just need to get sign ups so instead of building a list we just go after one prospect at a time. Than we find ourselves several months or a year maybe even two years in and still really no where at all.  Sure we have been signing up the one or two prospects every month or two and we now have a small team of individuals maybe under us.  What we do not have is a successful business venture like we pictured at the beginning.  Why because we didn’t copy the replication method suggested to us.  Like Marley we just kept picking up another toy until we got that right one.  When what we should of done was listen and learned the right way to start. a plan2

You see if you go about the list building process what you than get is both the occasional sign up and build the list at the same time.  Than what you have is prospect to keep putting your primary business in front of.  While doing this you begin to have your prospects see you as an expert.  They begin to know like at trust you.  When others know like and trust you they will follow you no matter what the future holds for you.

Internet marketers must keep some of the basic truths in mind always.  Attrition is an alarming 97% in internet marketing.  So that means 97% of those people you sign up will leave whatever company you bring them in to.  Internet marketers 75% leave and join a new program every 4 months.  The last thing to remember is that it takes 9 times of seeing your opportunity before someone actually will buy what you are offering.

So how are people successful?  By first having a prospecting system that brings new prospects on a regular basis.  Successful people understand the importance of a list and they consistently continue to build the list.  By than having an email campaign that consistently places you in front of those prospects.  By being seen over and over no matter if you move on to a new company your list of people will often come with you.  That is how the successful people become successful.  You know them you see them you can pick them out.  You may not of joined what they are doing but in the back of your mind you continue to watch them waiting for the opportunity.cute

Having a way to do these things is your first a primary object.  Just like Marley’s is to get me to play with him.  If he would just bring me the ball, or the rope or the stuff toy instead of pulling every toy out all at once his primary objective would be met.  You too need a way to internet market with an end goal.   You must have the tools.  You have to have a marketing system.  It is just that easy.  Build the list, keep in front of the list and keep doing that over and over.  With a marketing system it becomes easy to do.  You will have the tools to do just that duplicating it and teaching others to duplicate it.

There is a method to the madness.  The choice is yours whether you want to do it the easy way or not.  You can run around pulling all the toys out each day.  Or you can get the tools all in one place than systematically market.  Be successful or waste a bunch of energy.  The choice is yours.  Have a great day.

Cindy Slick

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Warning Warning Robot Approaching

Warning, Warning Robot Approaching

a robotI still smile as I write that title. I was talking to a colleague and we were discussing the new way that many marketers promote. Robots, and yes if you are not familiar you will be. Many business owners are using robots for just about everything imaginable. For some reason what came to mind for me was Lost and Space and the robot telling Will Robinson warning, warning.
I can see how robots can be helpful. What I find disturbing is replacing human warmth and touch in marketing completely with robots. You can set up the phone to call your prospects, using what a robot. You can follow up with email using what robots, you can even use a robot to send advertising for you. So it is official a robot has taken over the job of sales.
For some that means they never have to make contact with the people behind the phone calls, the emails or the ones answering their ads. What a world we live in. It even make work for many. For me that takes away the entire reason I love marketing online all together. I also believe it creates an effectual team.
I have found that knowing the individuals on my team. Creating a relationship makes for a more cohesive team. We know each other and we know the strengths and weakness. We are much stronger for it.
Don’t know about you but I answer the phone and hear a recording and just hang up. Also in my mind I feel anyone doing this is lazy and would not want to work with them. As for ads that are completely automated they may be affective they may actually be effective but at what point do you get involved in your own marketing. I can tell they are put out by hoot suite not sure if others can but I find all of it lazy. Naturally they are helpful if you work full time at another job and need away to place ads during the day.
I also feel that at some point you need some personal touch as well. People responding want people to reach out to them as well. Yes you need an auto responder, but pick up the phone yourself or send a personal email for some contact to prospects as well. Let them know there is a person behind everything. Offer a bit of warm personal touch. The robots do make our jobs easier and allow us more time for what? The personal touch of closing and having more sales. I market those robots. I certainly believe they have a place in helping us and making us successful. I also believe in personally reaching out to everyone that becomes a member of my marketing system.banner good
I call everyone I work with help them on skype or joinme. I share screens walk them through, help them set up their systems. Help them use our systems to better serve them and their business. So they know how to use every feature. Not so that they can become impersonal robots but so they can be better at being personal with their customers with more time.
Reach out and touch someone today, and make it a successful day everyone.
Cindy Slick
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