Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Ways To Create Prospect Leads For Free

By Robert Strong

Anybody who has been in the network marketing industry for any period of time knows that prospecting leads is crucial.

Newbies to social marketing pitch to everything that moves, and shortly find out they're being evaded by their buddies and family, they can't identify their best prospects yet.

Online Prospect Leads

Below are the techniques you should follow when prospecting leads online or off-line.

A top quality lead will be significantly easier to close than a low quality one. Avoid the temptation to pitch to every person you come across, if they're not interested from the outset you will be squandering your time. This can sound awfully basic, but new network marketers are often so fired up that they'll pitch to anything with a heart beat!

Identify your prospect leads first. Think "target marketing". Know, specifically who your best possible customer or prospect is market exclusively to them.

Below are some common lead prospecting methods, although naturally there are many others. It's all down to what works for you and what you are comfy doing, when you are using a methodology you are happy with, it'll show when you make your presentation.

By a long way the least expensive and best way of gathering prospect leads is by word of mouth. Follow up leads given by other customers rapidly, and always mention the customer's name. A referral from a cheerful client takes a large amount of the work out of your job; the individual referring you has pre-warmed the prospect, and done the promotion for the product.

Remember whatever you do with this lead will reflect back on the referrer, so always follow up rapidly and never forget to contact the referrer and thank them. As successful outcome can always lead straight to more leads, and that's precisely what you need! Motivations for the referrer are always appreciated, it could be in the shape of a gift certificate or money off discount - whatever is suitable. If the referrer makes a habit of referring new leads to you - you might want to consider making them one of your downline, because in effect they already are.

Prospecting Leads thru Networking

If you're a member of any clubs or organizations these are perfect places to find prospects and if not an affiliate of any topical clubs, you should consider joining some. These are good places to find leads, because people know you. You will find other folks in related businesses if you join a networking group and share leads with them. For example if you sell automobile products you could hook up with someone who sells vehicles, but make sure that this method is a two-way street, you should generally provide incentives for those who do offer you leads.

Trade shows are good places to find prospect leads, but be warned that trade shows can cost lots of time and cash and you'll doubtless require assistance. Trade shows are attended by your target market, so win them over with your personality! Attraction promoting rules in these eventualities so don't stand around looking bored or spend the whole time on your laptop!

As quickly as you have identified your potential prospects, you need to collect their info. Simply learn what their business is, look interested, and get some information. This way you'll quickly grow a catalog of qualified leads.

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