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Three Beginner Mistakes

We want all of our affiliates to be successful with GDI, but like beginners to any business, mistakes will be made, slowing down success. Below you’ll find three common beginner mistakes and how you can fix them and be on your path to Income for Life.

Failure to Follow Up

Mistake: People you send your site to aren’t signing up and you’re just letting them go.

Solution: Sending the email sharing your site is not the first and the last step you take to sign up new team members. You need to follow up with each and every person you reach out to. First, simply ask if they did get to see your site. If not, ask them why. If someone did visit the site, find out why they are hesitant to join and try to fix that. Follow up, ask questions, and address issues.

Network marketing is about building that network, and to do so, you must follow up and not let people slip through your fingers.

Failure to Set Goals

Mistake: You hope to make money with GDI, but haven’t set any goals beyond that.

Solution: Set beginner goals, achievable goals and reach goals. Keep assessing and moving your goals. If you do not set goals, how can you be sure when you have been successful? As you just start out, set attainable goals and be sure to check them off as you reach them. As you get more familiar with GDI, keep pushing those goals further while still remembering all you have accomplished before.

Working from home is a great goal for network marketing and GDI, but be sure to set smaller goals to help you get there.

Failure to Reach Out

Mistake: You’re lost and don’t know where to start.

Solution: Reach out to your upline. GDI offers many resources for your questions including our support team, social media sites, and forums, but your upline should be your first life line. Your upline has more experience in GDI than you and can answer your questions. Reach out to them when you’re just starting out for advice and help, after all, they brought you onto GDI, it’s their duty to help you.

Network marketing success is based in your team and your network, so reach out to them!

What mistakes have you made building your business? How did you right them?

The Importance of a Tailored Follow Up

Following up is important in all aspects of business. You want to follow up after a job interview, a business meeting, a presentation or an event. While simply remembering to make that follow up phone call email is most of the battle, it also matters how you do it. It’s very important in building your business with GDI. Each follow up with a potential team member should be tailored to their needs, your conversation and what you learned about them, so take notes.

Make Your Follow Up Fit Their Needs

Take notes on what you shared with this prospect, what you learned about them and what they hope to get from GDI. Go over those notes after your interaction to really get a feel for who this person is and how you can get them to join your downline. Within a few hours of speaking with them, be sure to send a follow up email thanking them for taking the time to talk with you and hit on some of the points you shared. Hammer home why joining with your GDI would help them achieve x, y, or z that you talked about.

Make the Information Relevant

If you forgot to ask all of the right questions to tailor your follow up, that’s OK. Just hit on what you remember and the potential team member will appreciate it. If they mentioned they love golf, even though it has nothing to do with them joining GDI, hit on that point and also make a point how that information can relate to GDI. Maybe the can use their .ws to build a website for their local league.

There is no specific script to follow when it comes to follow up, the important part is that these potential team members feel that you remember them and are important to them, not just some name on a list.