So you scraped up your last bits of cash to join your network marketing business, and now you have no money to advertise with. This happens a lot and people will actually sometimes lose their momentum and not start to build their business until they have money to advertise with. Unfortunately this usually never happens.
This is a bad idea and usually will be a huge downfall.
The good news is that you can market your network marketing home business even when you’re broke and there are literally dozens of ways to do that. Of course some ways are better than others. Some are more effective than others, and some take a lot more time than others. But I want to give you the ones that you can start with right now, which are very effective.
Getting the Word Out FAST About Your Network Marketing Business for Free…
I’ll talk about the online ways to get traffic to your network marketing website in a minute, but first I want to tell you about a way that you can start building your network marketing business FAST starting right now…as soon as you read this article. The best way is to start talking to people that you know. Please don’t listen to all the BS hype of people telling you that the old methods of network marketing are dead.
Proof That Traditional Network Marketing Principals are NOT DEAD!
First of all they’re not and we’ve got over 60,000 people in our downline to prove it. But second of all if there’s anything more free than talking, then I don’t know what it is. Not only that but it’s likely that you dropped a good penny on your network marketing business kit when you joined, and if the opportunity you joined is worth it’s salt then there are some great promotional tools in there for you to use, so USE THEM! They’ve likely been tested and tweaked to work like crazy.
Building Your Network Marketing Business Online for FREE
First thing’s first. You need somewhere to send traffic, and to start branding yourself. You need a website for your MLM business. “But I don’t have money to buy one” you’re saying to yourself. Well you don’t need it. You can build a free site at Weebly.com, or you can set up a free Blog at Blogger.com and start running with it.
The Life Blood of any Network Marketers Chances of Success
You’ll have to start collecting leads ASAP. This means you need an auto-responder service. I suggest that here is where you should borrow money if you have to and get set-up with a service like Aweber, but there are some good free one’s out there that will be good enough for now. Just Google free auto responders and see what you can find, but it’s a must to have it to contact your leads.
Getting Traffic to Your New Network Marketing Website for Free
Ok, you’re all set up with a site, now you need some traffic to it. One of the best things that you can do is write articles and submit them to article directories like this one. EzineArticles.com is the best and you can get tons of traffic from the site itself, plus if you’re savvy you’ll get your articles ranked in the search engines. Look up The Bum Marketing Method at Google and you’ll find a great resource on finding the right keywords to use to get ranked in Google.
You’ll also want to post the articles on your own blog, and then change them pretty significantly and put them up at other article directories online as well.
Making Friends and Getting Free Traffic
You’ve probably heard about social sites like Facebook and Twitter. You may already have accounts there. It’s a great place to get traffic to your sites. Post a status or Tweet and let all your friends that you already have know that you have a business opportunity, or that you just wrote an article and link to it. And then start making new friends that are interested in making money.