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Product Power for Your MLM Business

By Charles Hopkins Published 05/7/2006 | Home Based Business

For any successful multi-level marketing company, the choice of its products is crucial. At the end of the day it is the product that you are going to sell, so whatever you do and however hard you try, your product has to work. What a consumer is looking for is a product that is going to improve his life. So your product has to pass this crucial test.

While dealing with your customer, have the attitude that you are not there to sell something but just to educate your consumer about the product. If you are successful at that, your job is half done. If a consumer can be made to believe that your product would really better the quality of his life, you would have to do little convincing for selling the product. However, when we are talking about educating our consumers, we dont mean to say that flood him with technical jargon and product ingredients. Most people are not much bothered bout what is in it. They are more concerned about what it can do.

While selecting a product for your MLM business, the options you have are endless. We list a few products which are being sold through direct networking:

  1. Skin Care products
  2. Weight Loss products
  3. Personal Care Items
  4. Make up and Cosmetics
  5. Educational Materials
  6. Financial Services
  7. Music
  8. Books

Of course there are scores of other products that you can sell through MLM, the opportunities are limitless. Its all about you choosing the right product.

Now that you know the kind of products out there for you, the next thing that needs to be done is to select the right product. There are a few basic guidelines that one needs to follow.

Dont Dabble with Details

While selecting the product, dont be too concerned about whats in it. Instead focus on the kind of value it would add to your consumers lives. Once you are sure as to the value of the product, and confident about the product really improving the life of your consumers, settle on it.

Focus on the Main Products

Often a lot of product lines have innumerable stuff to offer. It would be humanly impossible for anyone to remember the details of all those products. So if you go for a line of products with many products, select a few that are most in demand, and learn up their features. About the rest, all you need is a basic idea.

Guess the Value of your Product

If you really want to sell your product, you must understand whether a product has enough value for your customer. Not all things are going to sell. A consumer must have a need for it and the ability to spend for it. So while selecting any product for your MLM business, always keep the end customer in mind.

MLM products can be further classified into two groups tangible and intangible.

When you are selling a cleaning solution or a healthcare product, you are selling a tangible product. The consumer can hold it, smell it and see it. These are the products which are comparatively easier to convince about than the others. For tangible products the consumer get instantly what he pays for.

However, in case of intangible products like insurance services and legal services you are trying to sell the consumer a concept. You are asking him to pay for something which wont deliver results instantly. These products are much harder to sell and require more knowledge of the product.