So if you’re here looking at this ACN review, it’s a fair bet that you may be looking to join the company and just want to check out a few legitimate concerns before you do.
Now before I go any further, I am not directly involved with ACN, but one of my team members is and I have also done my own research for this ACN review . I wanted to share this information with you because there’s definitely a few things that the ACN reps won’t be telling you.
So lets’ start with a few facts:
ACN Review Fact 1
If you are looking at the company as a business opportunity, ACN is definitely not a scam, pyramid, or any other type of dodgy company. It is the largest “direct selling” telecommunications services company in the world that happens to offer its products through the direct sales model as a network marketing opportunity.
ACN Review Fact 2
Founded in 1993 in Concord, Carolina, any ACN independent business owner can build a business in 23 countries on 4 continents, so there will be no shortage of customers. The fact that the company has been established for 18 years now should also be perceived as reassuring, although it has faced a couple of legal attempts to claim they are a pyramid scheme, but both were proved incorrect before a case could even be brought against them. My ACN review can confirm that ACN is indeed a perfectly viable and legal entity.
ACN Review Fact 3
ACN offers sought after products and services such as phones, video phones, high speed internet, wireless, television, home security and even energy services, so again, there should be no shortage of customers.
Additionally these sort of products are not necessarily what you would call “luxury” items, like some of the health products sold by other Network Marketing companies, so it is likely that your customers will remain with you.
ACT Review Fact 4
Due to fierce pricing competition in this business sector, it is likely that the products sold will be competitively priced – another reason why your customers will remain loyal. However on the down side, this will mean commissions are typically low and you will need a lot of customers to earn a decent income. Many of the ther ACN review articles would confirm that this is so. To counteract this, ACN have increased their product portfolio to enable more than one sale of product per customer.
ACN Review Fact 5
You can start your own ACN business as an independent distributor paying the $499 start-up fee, you can start selling the products, invite other people to join your team and earn residual income from your sales and sales of other members in your network.
ACN Review – Here’s what they won’t tell you
So in summary, ACN is a perfectly viable company but there is a key issue to be addressed. It is hard work to bring in enough people and customers to be able to build your ACN business and the failure rates within this company are extremely high. One key reason for this is the lack of online support. Any business in the 21st century needs to have some sort of online presence and here the support is poor, other than a standard generic and replicated website.
It’s hard work to build any network marketing business and the failure rates are extremely high throughout the industry in general IF you don’t have a marketing strategy in place. This is a business and although it is a “home business” you need to have a solid plan incorporating both online and offline marketing methods to make it work.
The biggest issue for all network marketers is running out of prospects to talk to, not knowing “how” to talk to prospects effectively, and running out of cash to advertise when they run out of prospects.
I know this because it happened to me in my first business!
ACN Review – How to Build a Successful Business
1) Write down what you want from your business – what I mean by that is, you need to know your income goals and where you want to go with this. Failing to do this, is like jumping in the driving seat of the car with no idea of where you’re going.
2) Take time to learn the business that you’re in. And I don’t just mean ACN – I mean Network Marketing. The clue is in the name – take time to learn how to build your network and how to market your business properly by learning some simple online marketing strategies.
3) Choose your sponsor wisely – this is very important. Choose someone who has the online marketing skills that you want to acquire, and of course someone who is already achieving what you want to achieve. Ask them to map you out how you can earn a residual income of $1,000 per month and how many people /sales you would need to sponsor to achieve that. (This will be a stumbling point for many sponsors as most will never have achieved a residual income of $1,000 a month.
4) Now this one is contentious and probably NOT what you want to hear if you’re seriously considering Network Marketing as a choice of home business…….. but that’s what this review is for. To give you the FACTS.
So here goes…..
Network Marketing does create more millionaires than any other industry – it’s true – that’s a fact. BUT, and it’s a BIG but……. it is also true that the way the commission structure works in most MLMs you would have to have hundreds, if not thousands of people in your downline to achieve a full time income.
The reason for this is that most MLMs pay about 5-10% on your team’s sales activity. Think about that for a minute if you are serious about wanting to leverage the power of a team for residual income (which is the obvious goal if you are in Network Marketing). For every $100 of product sold, you are going to earn a measly $5.
THIS is why there is such a HUGE failure rate (97%) in the industry and why so many people drop out when you have just spent ages trying to recruit them.
So what do the top achievers know that the new Network Marketer doesn’t know?
Well they know that they need to have something to offer to the people who say NO to their primary Network Marketing business. Because this way they are able to make their advertising fund itself.
So here’s what I mean. Let’s take two different scenarios.
Say you just got started and had no clue how to market your business online. You know you could be using YouTube or Facebook or Twitter or Instagram to build your business……but you don’t know how to do it.
Then someone tries to recruit you into their business on Facebook, but you’re happy with the one you have – so you say NO to them. But then they offer to help you to build YOUR business by giving you free access to some Facebook, or YouTube or Twitter or Instagram training……
You’d be pretty pleased right?
And you stay in touch with that person because they helped you. And you find yourself getting some emails from them that help you all the time to build your business.
So you stay close to them because they always seem to provide really helpful information.
(It’s human instinct to want to “give back” to someone who helps you – and when your situation may change with your business – who will you want to follow, or buy something from?)
Okay let’s take scenario 2……
Say you added a Marketing training system to your business to help you – and say this training system had an affiliate programme that paid HUGE commissions on other members you bring in. So this automatically gives you a secondary income source AND if you bring in your own downline, then they are all being trained on how to build their business properly……double wammy for you right?
So you go through the training and you find out how to generate leads for free using Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Periscope, Pinterest, blogging, Twitter, (and SO much more) and you are chatting to people on Facebook using the strategies we teach. Then someone says NO to your primary business.
So before…..you would have just said goodbye. But NOW you can say – well would you like some free training on………Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc etc etc and would you like to attend some weekly training calls that will help you build your business for FREE? Now who is going to turn THAT one down?
And to register for the free training they have to leave their email – which goes straight onto your list of subscribers. And yes….you guessed it – then they start to get really helpful emails on how to build their business and they get invited to weekly training webinars showing them the latest marketing strategies – all the while they are “cookied” to YOUR affiliate link should they decide to join because they see what great value it is.
Is this starting to make sense to you?
I’ve managed to build two separate businesses to 5-Figure months and I’ve done that by giving value to my prospects using the tools available through my favourite marketing system.
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If you have any questions about choosing a Network Marketing business that’s right for you, then feel free to drop me an email or you can read my free report about what to look out for here – Network Marketing – Don’t Join Until you Read This!