It is really exciting when you find a home business that absolutely fits you. Not only are you enthusiastic about this business, but it is easy to talk about and to build your downline no matter if it is MLM or Direct Marketing business. I believe it is at that time that you realize the difference between the two. Having been in both worlds I can now talk about what I experienced and let my prospect make his / her own decision. The most important part of any business is to be extremely honest and thorough about what you tell the prospect. They should not experience any surprises and later regret that they ever met you.
The next business information should be that the prospect has the full knowledge that he / she will have to work to make their home based business a success. Neither will this happen in six months, but more like two years. Yes, some do it much faster, but the percentage is very low and often results in a lot of people dropping out. It is far better to get to know the prospect and what their needs are or what results they are looking for not just in the future, but also at the beginning. If marketing has never been a part of their life, they need to know that this is something they are going to have to learn, or to hire someone to do it for them. I have found that most new entrepreneurs have no idea of how to market or the work involved. Taking the time to research the different methods of marketing (and there are many), the cost of each and the work to put it into effect would be very beneficial.
A very important factor to become successful at whatever business you choose is personal self-development. A good part of time should be set aside for doing just that. If you do not have the right mind-set, a positive attitude or lack self confidence; Struggles will ensue. There are many books, and other type programs that cover this subject, as well as top speakers in this field holding training seminars everywhere. Take advantage of this as well as reading everything you can get your hands on. Your own personal development as a Home Business owner and builder should be top priority.
What kind of business manager are you? This too needs to be considered as top priority before you even start your business. If you need training, you will have no problem finding that. Setting up your office and business in a professional manner will only help to provide a successful future. It is like birthing a baby. The pains are there as you begin to put everything in order and together. The excitement comes as you see the birthing of your business start to take shape and then begin to grow. Through research and taking the time to do it right, will keep you from going through costly mistakes.