There are thousands of home based internet marketing businesses to choose from, but let's assume for purposes of this article that you have found just the right one for you.
You have found a business with a great product that is in high demand, you have checked into the company, its history and financial status, but now you need to decide which team to join.
Most every home business has multiple teams who market the company's service or product, but not all will provide the tools you need to grow your business into a successful one.
Choosing the right team is just as critical as choosing the right business opportunity.
It is best to find a team to partner with unless you want to figure it all out on your own.
The likelihood of succeeding in a home based business on your own is very slim and statistics will prove that.
You absolutely must choose a team that offers training, support and a marketing system that will facilitate your success.
Here are some tips on making sure you choose the right team: oIn researching a particular business, use search engines and compare marketing affiliate websites.
A marketing affiliate's website will give you a first impression of them and their style oNever simply join a business online - contact the affiliate who is hosting the website that has caught your eye oTalk to them and ask them questions - you want to get a perspective of their team's philosophy and approach to the business oYou need to determine if you think you will 'fit in' with the affiliate who would be your sponsor and in your immediate upline oMake sure the team's sincere philosophy is to help you be successful Successful teams will offer training, support and a marketing system that works: oTraining should include one-on-one training, even if it is via telephone, to help you get started and to assist you as you grow in your business oTeam training should be available on a consistent basis such as team training conference calls oAsk if the team has a training website with tools that you can read, download, and copy to use in your own business oMake sure the team has a marketing strategy that successfully markets the product or service and that you understand how it works oUnderstand if the team continually looks for new ways to assist their team members with new marketing tools and additional training oDetermine if the team has a strong upline that is both successful in the business and willing to assist you and your downline oThe marketing strategies and training provided should be something that can be duplicated and taught to your team as you begin developing your own business oAsk if the team provides opportunity calls or other vehicles to help you present the business opportunity to prospects Successful and Supportive Teams will Provide Helpful Tools: oAssist you with developing a custom web page that is personal and unique to you, not just a replicated web page which rarely works oDefines different advertising methods for you to use oProvides specific information on where to advertise for free and for a fee in places that will successfully attract traffic to your website oHelps you in maximizing the benefits of your advertising efforts oProvides sample ads, articles, press releases, phone scripts, etc.
oHas quality lead generation options for you to tap into oCan provide resources such as trained sales staffs to help you with your prospects and close the sales for you oProvides creative email campaigns for you to use oAssists you in setting up your business including goal setting, time management, budget, and business plan So many marketing affiliates just want to 'sign people up' so they can make a buck, but there are affiliates out there who truly want you to succeed.
They know if you succeed, they will as well.
Make sure you find one with this philosophy and your odds at succeeding in a home based internet marketing business will increase a thousand fold.
Always remember, just because an affiliate is successful doesn't mean that he or she can lead a team and teach them how to duplicate the same success.
That is why you need to do your homework and find the right team to become part of.