5 Reasons Behind Your Failure in Network Marketing?

Have you ever speculated if network marketing is a practical business that ACTUALLY works?

learn more about Anshul Sharma

By Anshul Sharma


Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.

Network marketing is indeed one of the most thrilling industries nowadays. It proffers a good career and opportunities to create wealth for numerous people across the world as compared to any other business. It has been reported as the best platforms to retire on. However, network marketing is not everyone's cup of tea. If you are one of those who have been in the domain for a while, you must have come across people who say, "It doesn't work."

Do you know only 5per cent of network marketers achieve financial success in their businesses? By now, you may probably be thinking why? So, grab a cup of coffee and something too much on as we have come up with 5 essential reasons that can fail you in network marketing.

  • Impractical Anticipations

If you desire to get wealthy hastily, then you are supposed to mull over playing the lottery. Yes, if you get into network marketing, thinking to become rich overnight, you are going to encounter a huge dissatisfaction. In fact, barely 1 out of 10,000 network marketers strike the million-dollar score. Hence, if you are getting into it, then be geared up to work. It is not going to grow you until you put in the hard work. Go for realistic expectations and start to work on your objectives.

  • Lack of Obligation

Most of the people who join network marketing presume that the entry fee is sufficient to shoot them to victory. Though it is absolutely wrong. As mentioned above, it is similar to any other industry, and you have to treat it that way. In order to succeed, you should be prepared to spend in your trade. Besides, you need to invest in building your team, reforming your viewing system, improving yourself, and last, but not the least; you need to start believing in your product. Always keep in mind that your business needs your complete attention.

  • Lack of Essential Knowledge

"A little Learning is a Dangerous Thing," Absolutely right! A few people join network marketing organizations without an apposite understanding of the company. Thus, it is crucial to conduct briefed background research about the organization that you aim to join. Don't be forced to be part of a specific network via your relatives or friends as many of these are merely concerned in earning recruitment commissions. It is necessary to take the company's product into account with the compensation plan. Check its financial background and the performance of the products. Most of the multi-level marketing organization fail because of poor financial management. Always go for a progressive, revolutionary, and steady company.

  • Hesitation to Begin

At times, you dreamt of becoming the most flourishing network marketer, but you just never get on your track. You set a goal but don't take any concrete action. A lot of people don't begin, thinking that they might not be successful. On the other hand, some fail to implement their objectives, thinking that what if they lose their money to fraudsters.

No doubt, it is impossible to predict whether you are going to succeed or not, but not starting is indeed foolishness. If you take excessively long to begin, it is feasible that the marketplace you had proposed to aim has been targeted by someone else. There is no need for skills or experience to get into multi-level marketing. However, it is significant to be trained on some critical factors along the way.

  • Attempt for Reinventing the Wheel

We all know that Network marketing is quite popular among users for several decades. As it merely needs duplication of tactics, it is suggested not to change or begin from scratch. Replication of approaches plays an essential task in its achievement. People fail in this business due to their incapability to replicate the system that has previously been introduced.

Always think that the system you are attempting to shun has proved fruitful for multiple people. As a result, there is no need to alter anything. Trying to do such modifications will result in your network's incompetence, which will eventually influence the performance of your team. By social media platforms, such as facebook, you can go for proven, replicable approaches which you can use for building your team.

Failure in network marketing can happen because of several reasons. However, if you go through this checklist, and be honest with yourself. Hope this blog is going to help you out!

Anshul Sharma

CEO of Fluper

Related Topics


6 Myths About Leadership That May Be Holding You Back

By dispelling these leadership myths, we can create a more realistic and nuanced understanding of what it means to be an effective leader.

Thought Leaders

The Collapse of Credit Suisse: A Cautionary Tale of Resistance to Hybrid Work

This cautionary tale serves as a reminder for business leaders to adapt to the changing world of work and prioritize their workforce's needs and preferences.


5 Winning Habits That Will Transform Your Leadership Skills

Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Discover the five winning habits that will transform you into an exceptional leader!

Business News

Meta Employees Interrogate Mark Zuckerberg in Town Hall Meeting

The CEO fielded tough questions from rattled staffers at an all-hands meeting.


21 Productive Things to Do During Your Commute

How to use this frustrating "wasted time" to get smarter, more focused and re-energized.