Recession? What a Great Time to Recruit!

During economic downturns, many people look for a Plan B to supplement their incomes. They fear being downsized, laid off or having their company go out of business. It’s an ideal time for professional network marketers to accelerate their recruiting efforts. Nearly everyone you talk with will express some sort of fear about their job or their financial security. “The economy” and its impact on everything from global business to John Smith’s little family seems to be the #1 topic of conversation these days, doesn’t it?

It’s an especially ideal time if you market health-related products. When folks are uncertain if they’ll have health insurance benefits in the near future, they tend to pay more attention to their health now. A local doctor’s office I know of has recently been inundated with calls from patients they rarely treat. Many are asking for physicals to update their medical records—just in case. [Read more…]