Should You Sell to Your Friends

NO.  That was easy.  Never sell anything to anyone.  It is alright to tell them just a little about your new venture or product, but do not try to sell them on it.  It is all about presentation, with the proper presentation, they will want it, without you having to sell them on it. This is not the easiest concept to grasp.  Some of us call it Negative Sell.  Everybody wants what they can not have.  Nobody wants to miss out on a good deal, unless someone tries to “sell” them on it. I have to break this up over 3 posts.  First, we will talk about personal contact with friends.  Second, we will talk about sending emails.  Third I will talk about problems with friends and relatives in general. Personal Contact You have to seriously think about each friend or relative before saying anything.  If they are not successful, it is your fault, even if they never lift a finger to promote or grow their business, it will be your fault. If you do decide to let someone know about your business, simply be  enthusiastic about your being in own business, but do not go into detail.  They will probably ask questions. I suggest that you do not give  details. Tell them that it is an internet business.  You are doing part time, for now, you expect to...

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