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How I Went From ZERO to Network Marketing Top Earner – Using a FREE Viral Marketing Secret

It was a bright Spring day in Dallas when I got the call. “Jeff”, said the voice on the phone, “You’re our top recruiter and top earner. Congratulations”.

The Founder and CEO of the company I’d joined less than a year earlier was calling me, congratulating me on the results of my hard work. What he didn’t know, though, is that my success wasn’t primarily due to “hard work”. While I did put in time and effort to create these results, I “worked smarter, not harder” – and discovered a simple way to rev up my recruiting and put it on 24/7 automatic pilot.

The company itself is immaterial to this story. However, the principles I used to become a Top Earner in less than a year is invaluable. After all, the shortcut on the road to success is to model the success of others.

When I first joined this company, I decided to test out if I could recruit using a viral report. I chose this medium, since a report can easily be shared via email and the internet (in PDF format). But, more importantly, I could produce it quickly and easily without any programming skills. I wanted to test this idea fast – and hiring a programmer to create a complicated system would take more time and money than I wanted to invest. By creating a simple report and saving it as a PDF file, I had the ability to test my idea within a few days.

When I created the report, I knew it needed a few key components to make it “viral”.

1. First, it needed to offer valuable information that would make the reader want to share it with others. If it read like a sales pitch, it would likely not be passed around freely. It had to contain high-quality information.

2. Second, it had to include one or more clickable hyperlinks that would take the reader to a website where they could find out more about my opportunity and (hopefully) join.

3. Third, it had to give readers who joined my downline the opportunity to rebrand the report with their own link, before they gave it away to others. This would practically force the report to go viral.

4. Fourth, it had to specifically spell out that everyone who downloads the report has lifetime giveaway rights to the report “as is”. (Meaning, they can pass along an unlimited number of copies, as long as all of the embedded links remain inside.)

All four factors were crucial for creating a report that would be shared, person to person, hundreds, even thousands of times.

Before moving on, it’s important to understand that one of the “side effects” of creating this report is that it positioned me as a “leader”. Leaders teach and train others on how to build their own business. They share their expertise with others. In creating the report, I’d positioned myself as an expert. And, given a choice, a prospect would normally prefer to join an opportunity in the downline of a “leader”, than with someone who is seen as “just one of the masses”.

When I started sharing my viral MLM report, I had no idea what the results would be. I’d be lying if I didn’t say that I hoped that the report would take off and be downloaded a few thousand times the very first week I launched it.

The reality is that my viral report grew slowly. I invested about 15 to 30 minutes per day to share my viral report with others on the Internet. I shared it on Facebook, Twitter, and through other social media and bookmarking sites. I also shared it on my blog, on forums, and emailed it to my list.

Soon, my report had been downloaded dozens of times. Then hundreds of times. Soon, it hit 1,000 downloads. At that point, it started to take on a life of its own. My distributors, who I gave permission to rebrand my report – started sharing it with others, just as I had.

Very quickly, downloads of the report jumped from 1,000 to 5,000. Then 10,000. Then 20,000. Today, as I’m writing this, that report has been downloaded 38,134 times. And it continues to be downloaded and rebranded, again and again. I couldn’t stop it now if I wanted to.

This has translated into a hefty passive income for me in my network marketing company. And it’s what prompted the congratulatory call from the Founder and CEO of the company.

Today, thanks to this one viral report, my downline is growing by leaps and bounds, on 24/7 auto-pilot, while I work on starting and growing new businesses. That one idea, put into action, became my “secret weapon” for massive success in the MLM field.

Viral marketing is a powerful technique for getting free traffic – and growing your downline on virtual autopilot. It might take you a little time and energy to initially set up – but the results are well worth your investment.

About the author:
Jeff Gardner is a network marketing expert, author, and speaker who shares with “speed recruiting secrets” with millions of home business owners worldwide. He highly recommends Empower Network as one of the highest performing network marketing program online.

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Valuable Tips To Use In Developing Your Own Network Marketing Business

One of the best industries to consider when starting up a business of your own is the MLM business, which is also known as a network marketing business. This industry has so many different opportunities, but it can be somewhat confusing to some.

The following are some valuable tips that you can use to help you develop the most successful business that you can:

Your own network marketing business is going to rely on your own work ethics. A lot of people do not fully understand just how much work it actually takes to get a business of this type off the ground. It can be tough, but if you have the right amount of determination, you will be able to meet the challenge.

Most marketers also do not understand that their new business is going to take time to develop into a profitable business. This is never going to happen overnight for you. If you are not patient or you can not look at the big picture, success will probably never happen for you.

Of course, in order to do well in this industry, you also have to be extremely selective when you choose a company. Not only should you be looking at what products or services the company offers, but you should be evaluating their training programs and support systems, as well. If the company is not offering both training and support, it will actually increase your own risk of failure with it.

The last tip to help you develop your own network marketing business is to go out on your own and take additional training (like earning a masters degree in management. The truth is that there are many wonderful opportunities to learn about this industry and improving your skills in marketing and business management is going to help you become more successful. If you do not put more effort in, it could just mean that you fail to make the profits you expected.

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Your Network Marketing System Can Bring You Success

While the statistics show that as many as 90% or more of those new to the MLM industry fail, it is more important to look at why they failed. The majority of them do not fail because the product they are selling does not measure up or that they lack good work ethics. The majority of them end up failing because they did not use the best network marketing system.

The first thing to consider when you join this industry is to be sure that your network marketing system is able to help you capture your own leads. In developing your website, you will want to make sure that it has a lead capture page. After all, leads are going to help you to build your business and your income.

Following up with your leads is another thing to consider when you are choosing a system. Every time that your website generates a lead, it is going to require you to follow up with it. When your site is generating just two or three a day, emailing them yourself will not be a problem. However, an autoresponder has the ability to follow up with hundreds and thousands each day, which can make this software program very beneficial to your time management issues.

Of course, as with anything, you have to be sure you also have a great system in place to generate traffic to your site. There are numerous amounts of marketing strategies that can be used to drive traffic to your site, which is going to up your potential for leads. Article marketing, social networking, banner advertising, and blogging are just a couple that should be used in the development of your own business.

While this industry is considered somewhat risky, the fact is that a good network marketing system can reduce it considerably. As long as your system concentrates on lead generation, lead follow up, and marketing, you can be sure to beat the odds with your own business.

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