The Big Problem With Prospecting & Recruiting Online (Plus, How to Start Getting REAL Results)

Have you ever private message strangers on social media with your link to join your business and never get a response or got blocked?

Ever approached a stranger at the mall or on the street with a flip chart presentation to share your opportunity?

Have you ever invited your relatives or friends over for a BBQ or a home party and after decided to setup big screen TV to show an opportunity presentation?

Yup! I’ve done it all..

Have you ever asked yourself, why the heck do I have to trick and spam people to get involved in a business or to sell products or services?

That thought ever crossed your mind?

I don’t know about you but it’s really depressing remembering all this right now and it didn’t feel right.

Yea, I messed up really bad back in the day and ruin a lot of good relationships along the way but thankfully no records.

Unfortunately, today

Most network marketers are being taught online prospecting methods, which include the wrong message, at the wrong time and most definitely in all the wrong places

There is a VERY fine line between recruiting with social media and spamming people.

The sad truth is that most network marketers have been turned into human spam bots by their upline and company leaders…

Here are a few examples of the WRONG WAY to prospect and recruit online



The screenshots above are weak attempts from people recruiting with social media…

people who haven’t yet figured out that building a business is not about tricking people or finding the right copy/paste Facebook messages to send to strangers.

Successful entrepreneurs and network marketers eventually learn the true secret to success and it becomes the foundation upon which their entire prospecting, recruiting and business building strategy is founded.

The Truth is:

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care” – Theodore Roosevelt

It’s about actually caring about people, becoming a person of value and being someone uniquely positioned to help someone with their problems.

That last one is critical “uniquely positioned to help someone with their problems.”

Anyone can copy and paste a message into the Private Message function on Facebook.

What sets you apart from the rest of the desperate reps hitting people’s inboxes with their new “ground floor” opportunities or cash programs?

Now this doesn’t mean, prospecting online doesn’t work. I know some very skilled recruiters who are excellent at online prospecting, but just like offline prospecting, they put in the time and effort to learn this very difficult skill and have mastered it.

If that’s the strategy you want to apply in your business, you need to do it professionally.

But if you’re still wondering whether you are a spammer or not, here’s a list

Top 5 Warning Signs That Your Prospecting Efforts are Actually SPAM

1) You first private message to a stranger on social media includes a link to join your opportunity.

2) You get angry replies via private messaging and/or you have been reported as a spammer.

3) You post links to your opportunity or website in the comments section of other people’s social media posts

4) You compulsively want to talk about your company or products, without anyone asking you to share.

Finally… this one is the most important one…

5) You engage in interactions online, with a hidden agenda, hoping to transition the topic to something that would get people interested in your opportunity, without caring about knowing the other person.

This last one for me is a big one but could also be controversial.

After all, #5 is the very definition of prospecting (online or offline), which even when done right… can still feel awkward, result in people getting angry at you

But here’s the interesting thing…

My Business Started Growing When I Stopped Prospecting and spamming people

It’s an amazing feeling to be able to go out without having to think about prospecting anyone.

Just enjoying being normal again, after being taught by my upline that “everyone who walks within 3 feet was a prospect”

You may be thinking, “how the hell can you grow your business without prospecting?”

Well, the reason I was able to stop prospecting was because, with the help of some extraordinary mentors, I eventually discovered an online recruiting strategy which enabled me to attract qualified prospects asking for my link to join my business.

I was able to passively generate leads, customers and new reps online even when I was out having fun with family and friends with my friends, visiting a family member’s home or be in a public place

Rather than spending hours spamming or private messaging people on social media, I’ve learned how to legitimately get Facebook and other networks to actually help me attract the RIGHT people who are most interested in what I have to offer, using their ads platform

If you want to learn this strategy I’ve put together a Network Marking Guide to help you


You’ll learn how to build your business online using proven online strategies so you’ll never have to chase down deadbeat prospects again.

These methods allow you to build your business automatically where prospects reach out to you (instead of you having to reach out to them).

So if you’re ready to learn the new way of growing your business online CLICK HERE to get your FREE Guide

Thanks for reading and feel free to share your thoughts below.

-Elroy Whyte

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