Don’t give up, and don’t throw money into areas where you don’t have to. There’s no such thing as completely free marketing leads – you are always risking something, whether it is your brand, or your future earning potential. However, with good networking, passion, and the right people, you can achieve success. Talk to some mentors and more experienced marketers today, and see what they have to say for you. You may be surprised at how much you can bring in, with the right choices when you are getting started.
Wow, I didn’t realize you knew Dennis too? I have been working closely with Dennis on a project with the leads he is generating…I’m the “tester” for a new company system he has built. Dennis has been a real great guy knowing, and I look forward to knowing him for the long haul. Small world Ray, very small. I mean even you were the one who helped my sponsor in your last company recruit me, we did a 3 way with you, and that’s when I learned about you. Small world after all!
Networking, as it used to be called, is a pretty thankless task. The conventional approach to networking was to start with the network of friends and colleagues that you already have; friends and family, your existing clients, your contacts at the squash club and so on. Most people feel uncomfortable pitching to friends and family, unless you have an unbeatable idea or concept, but if that was the case, then lead generation would not be a problem