A letter to my friends in multi-level marketing:
I see your posts every day on my social media—
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I also see people complaining about your posts—
If I see one more ad for wraps I’m going to lose my mind!
I’m blocking anyone else who tries to sell me something!
Well, don’t worry— this isn’t a complaint.
And I’m not going to block you. Actually, I’m going to do the opposite.
I’m going to ‘like’ your post. I might even ‘love’ it.
If giving your photo a thumbs up means that more people will see it, and potentially check out what you’re working with, I’m all for it.
You see, as a blogger, I rely on the support of my friends and family too. I may have grown to the point where there are many, many people I don’t know personally who read my blog, but it’s still my friends and family who are the first to read, the first to comment, the first to like, and the first to share.
And I remember when I was just starting out, when NO one read my blog…except my friends and family. I hadn’t seen some of them in years, yet they were excited for me as I started a new journey in my life, going into business for myself. They wanted to see me succeed, and they did whatever they could to offer their support.
I am forever grateful for that support, which helped me get to where I am today. I’m able to provide for my family while doing something I love, from my own home.
I’ll bet that’s your goal too.
If you’ve found something that you believe in and you think will bless your family, why shouldn’t you pursue it? You deserve it too.
I can’t promise that I’ll be able to buy something from every single one of you — BUT — if I do decide I’d like to try out those ‘crazy wrap things’ or a new skin care line or nutritional shakes, I know exactly who I’m going to contact.
And in the meantime, I’ll be sending you all the likes and positive thoughts that I can. There’s absolutely no reason not to.
If you’re reading this and you fall into the category of those annoyed by multi-level marketing (or heaven-forbid, bloggers), I hope you’ll look past the sensational photos and statuses full of exclamation points to the people behind them. The moms and dads who are going out on a limb and working to care for their family. Just like you. Only through different means.
It doesn’t always cost money to support your loved ones. But you never know, they might have something really awesome to offer!
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