holiday recruiting tips imageThe holidays are quickly approaching and with that comes the CRAZINESS to trying to fit everything you need to do into a very short time.

You have to set your priorities… and hopefully your home business is near the top of the list.

Most Network Marketers believe that business slows down over the holidays, but the truth is,

Your business can BOOM during the holidays if you know how to recruit during this special time of year.

As I told you in yesterday’s post, Doug Firebaugh, Diane Hochman and some special friends got together last night to reveal their best holiday recruiting tips.

It was an amazing night – I took over 10 pages of  notes and started forming my holiday business strategy using many of the holiday recruiting tips I heard.

Don’t worry — it was recorded and you can grab it here.

 5 Holiday Recruiting Tips for your MLM Business

 Let me share with you just a few of the holiday recruiting tips I heard last night:

1.  Hold a Holiday Open House

Holding a holiday open house is a great way to thank your local customers as well as find new recruits for your business.

Invite your customers and other friends for a cozy, relaxed holiday party.

This is NOT meant to be a serious business presentation! 

Rather, it should be fun, relaxed, and informal.

Of course, you’ll want to have a display of your products nearby together with brochures, order forms, etc. — you never know who might be interested on the spot!

Another great option here is to wrap up small samples of your products as gifts, to be given as people leave your open house.

And don’t forget to attach a contact label to each gift, so the person receiving it can order more of the product if so desired.

2.  Be on the lookout for Seasonal Employees

A lot of stores hire temporary help during the holidays.

When you’re out and about doing your holiday shopping, strike up a conversation with the clerk and ask questions, such as “How do you like working here?  Are you temporary or full time?”

If temporary, ask if they’re open to other options for making money after the holidays.

They will likely say yes, and you’ve got yourself a solid lead for your business.

3.  Where’s Santa?

Wherever Santa is over the holidays, kids are closeby.

And where there’s kids, you find parents — more people with whom to strike up a casual conversation.

The conversation can be free and easy, asking questions about the kids and their Christmas excitement.

Share stories, have fun.

And if it seems appropriate, talk about what you do and ask if they keep their options open.

A simple yet powerful way to get more prospects for your business.

4.  Find Holiday Meetup Groups

Check out online meeting groups like meetup.com and upcoming.org for additional ways to meet new prospects locally.

During the holidays, there are tons of events in every area, and these are often great places to meet new people and network.

But don’t forget the nature of the season.

Relax, enjoy the process of meeting new people and, if it seems right exchange contact information.

These are 2 great resources for networking during the holiday.

5.  Don’t buy into the Belief of Others

I mentioned it above but it bears repeating — don’t believe what other networkers say about business slowing down during the holidays.

In fact, many distributors actually thrive during this time and build an extensive downline while others are eating turkey and sipping eggnog.

One of my favorite quotes from last night’s webinar was this:

“Business doesn’t slow down during the holidays.

Distributors do… but leaders don’t”.

Be the leader and use the holiday recruiting tips to finish strong in 2012!

Want More?

You can grab the recording of this webinar packed with all sorts of holiday recruiting tips and strategies.  

And you’ll automatically be registered for Part 2 of the series, as well as a recording of the very best holiday recruiting tips from top Marketers in the World.

Heck, Santa’s even thrown in 4 cool bonuses sure to ignite your business.

A darn good deal!

Bob Clarke
Dr. Bob Clarke teaches Part Time Marketers how to better leverage their time, effort, money, skills, and other people's knowledge in maximizing their business success. Don't forget to grab your Free Training Grow a Thriving Business in 30 Minutes/Day or Less -- an essential resource for anyone struggling to build their business Part Time.
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  • Cori Rizzo
    Reply

    Great post Bob- can you tell I am catching up on old email tonight? Sorry it took me so long to read this one. And BTW- congrats on being ABN member of the month! That’s awesome.

  • Calra
    Reply

    Thank for the best shot of tips. I really love the way these guidelines jibe with what every entrepreneu has in mind for the holidays. Thank you!

  • Kelly
    Reply

    These great recruiting tips for starting your MLM business is not just ideal for the holidays but for all seasons of the year as well.

  • Fatima
    Reply

    These are great tips you ‘ve shared here and just the perfect time when the Holiday season is approaching. Thanks for the share.

  • aayna
    Reply

    Hey Bob,
    Holidays are indeed rejuvenating. This is a great advice, but it requires proper execution. Thanks for the share.

  • Stacey
    Reply

    Moving on and making friends with the person who let your heart go is the deed of a mature, and strong person. That’s why I think it’s not bad to make friends with exes. Provided that you don’t have hard feelings with each other anymore.

  • Emilia
    Reply

    Meet up groups are some of the very effective ways to amp up your recruitment rates. Don;t forget about empowering your employees with lots and lots of confidence.

  • Kristine
    Reply

    Holding a holiday open house is a good idea. You get to recruit and hire the best employees from different walks of life and various experiences as well.

  • Joy
    Reply

    There are people who work as seasonal employees, and they are definitely countless. This post is bookmarked. Thank you so much!

  • Veronica
    Reply

    Great piece of advice, Bob. Holidays can be a bit troubling at times Thanks for these valuable tips.

  • bhavesh
    Reply

    it really a great article and helpful as well so thanks for sharing such a nice article….!!!

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