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Where And How To Get MLM Leads

Aug 17, 2007
If traffic is the lifeblood of every online endeavor, then leads are the lifeblood of a Multi Level Marketing (MLM) program. Without leads, MLM businessmen would not be able to build a solid downline. Downline, of course, is what will provide for the said online businessman his passive income. If his downline performs, his passive income increases. Such is the system employed in MLM.

It is important, therefore, that an MLM businessman find leads who will be up to the task. They should believe in the company and be able to commit themselves to a common goal. This gives birth to the problem, or the challenge if you prefer, of finding high quality leads who would ensure high quality earnings for the MLM businessman.

So where exactly could you find high quality leads? And how would you be able to convince them to try out the MLM program you're promoting?

Family And Friends

The greatest success can sometimes be found somewhere closer to home than we expected. Friends and family members make good MLM leads because you are intimately familiar with what they could and could not do. Additionally, you would be in the best position to convince them about the many benefits of joining an MLM program. Also, you are likewise in the best position to teach them what they need to know in this industry.

Friends and family members are often the most efficiently performing components of an MLM businessman's downline. With the channels of communication and the proximity of relations involved, it would not be wise to tap into these relationships.

Thinking Outside The Box

Often, we limit our imagination to the world we have come to know. If you're involved with an MLM program that conducts its business online, for example, you would tend to look for MLM leads in the World Wide Web as well. This would be restrictive. Much success awaits you if only you'd expand your search to include the world outside the intricate networks of the web.

Try offline advertising. There are just as many people looking for earning opportunities in the world under the sun, compared to those who seek rewarding endeavors on the Internet. By being able to reach out to these people, you may in fact be able to tap them for your downline.

Conventional Internet Marketing Techniques

The search for MLM leads can also be treated like a search for customers for digital products. They both require the employment of some marketing strategies. Focusing on the MLM program and the benefits it could bring would make it easier for you to gather the MLM leads for your downline. After all, it is the MLM program that would determine the success of your search. If the MLM program is marketed the wrong way, no one would dare join your downline. But if the MLM program is marketed for its true, advantageous worth, then there would even be the possibility of MLM leads looking for you instead of the other way around.

These marketing strategies include, but are not limited to:
- article marketing
- marketing in relevant online communities
- marketing through blogs
- marketing through free online classifieds
- back linking

Buying Leads

Though it would entail some financial investment on your part, buying leads can sometimes be a better option. If the MLM leads you will purchase are sure to perform, you would most certainly achieve an return of investment (ROI) through the second, third and maybe even fourth tier commissions you will receive through them.

Buying leads would require that you perform due diligence, not only with the MLM leads you plan on purchasing and the company offering the same, but also on a thorough calculation of what you stand to gain and how much you could possibly lose. In the end, however, when you have determined that the rewards far outweigh the risks, you could only benefit from buying MLM leads.
About the Author
Bob Bastian is a successful online marketer and a full time Internet entrepreneur. He will teach you how to get enormous passive income using a system (non-MLM) that so powerful, it recently featured on two national television networks: Wealth-O-Matic.com
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