Earlier today I came across a post that stated network marketing sales skills where easy to learn. I found that kind of odd after watching numerous people over the course of the past seven years watching and observing people.
While the outline of the sales process is easy to understand, it is the implementation of it that is extremely difficult. Maybe it explains why so many people still struggle today.
Recently I had a lady call me, she had a bachelors degree in marketing and sales. Yet, her approach left a lot to be desired. She obviously thought that I was a prospect and wanted to 3-way me into a call.
I guess that’s just part of the process she had learned. Still I’ve had many individuals with years of sales experience come into network marketing and fail when it came to recruiting individuals.
Many of them discovered that it was much easier to reach out to their warm-market and find success. But, when they tried to duplicate that with their new downline it proved to be difficult at best.
So back to the statement that network marketing sales skills are easy to learn. Without consistent action and contact with prospects it would be almost impossible to arrive at some level of competence.
We are better off to stop stressing over learning exactly how to say our 30 second infomercial just right and simply enjoy talking to more and more people.
Getting to know them, discovering what it is they are looking for. Maybe we’ll find a fit for our business opportunity or maybe not.