Author Archives: J. Audrey Hoy

About J. Audrey Hoy

J. Audrey Hoy is the CatalystMLM team’s resident wordsmith. With a master’s of fine arts degree from New York University, J. Audrey has served as an Adjunct Instructor of Creative Writing at NYU and she currently works as the Content Editor and contributor at CatalystMLM. Originally hailing from the Chicagoland area, J. Audrey has previously resided in Iowa City, Brooklyn and currently lives in Burlington, Vermont. She spends her free time reading novels, writing, exploring the Burlington area and enjoying the outdoors.

The Opportunities Behind Defeat: 5 Reasons Why You Should Love Failure

Date posted: September 12, 2013

Chess king Cornered

We’re all a little bit delusional. We believe that Michael Jordan was meant to play basketball, that Tiger Woods was predestined to be a golfer. We believe the path of Bill Gates led straight to prosperity, and Steve Jobs understands success better than he understands failure. We ignore the fact that achieving this level of […]

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Mingling And MLM: The Sales Personality And The Cocktail Party

Date posted: September 11, 2013

group of friends at a party

If sales were like a cocktail party, there’d always be one person boisterously clamoring about the room with a commanding presence while demanding the attention of all the party-goers. Entertaining though they are, the friendships they’re making are superficial and fleeting. The people who are building lasting relationships and engaging in meaningful conversation, however, are […]

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Race to Success: Your MLM Plan and Red Bull’s 400m Run

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Venue

In MLM, everyone starts at the bottom of the steep hill looking up, anticipating a long and rewarding climb to the top. Some will start out fast, others will gain momentum as they go. Some will quit, a few will make it all the way. Luck was not a factor in helping those who reached […]

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How to Advertise Effectively: Be the Path, Not the Obstruction

Date posted: September 10, 2013

Road in meadow

Imagine that a person is walking along a path and falls into a pit of quicksand. Every time they try to get out, they get buried deeper and deeper in the sand. Picture yourself standing on the edge of the pit with a rope. You could help them, but there’s twenty other people standing there […]

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The Wide Web of Success: How to Avoid Internet Marketing Blunders

Date posted: September 6, 2013

Marketing Blunders

Internet marketing is great for many reasons. It offers a free or low-cost platform to market products or services, and it gives us a comprehensive, in-depth medium for doing so. We can set up a website or a blog; use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other media sites to spread our company’s message. It gives us […]

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Fire Up Your Engines: What Ray Higdon Teaches Us About Opportunity

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Get Motivated Excited and Encouraged Speedometer

Ray Higdon wants to know: are you all in? Are you doing everything it takes to accomplish your goals and achieve success? Are you living and breathing the things you’re passionate about, are you using every opportunity you can to grow? Take a look around you at those that you know who are successful in […]

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Igniting Inspiration: 8 Tricks to Overcome Fear

Date posted: September 5, 2013

Conquering Your Fears - Jumping Over Word to Beat Fear

Ever wonder what it takes to overcome fear and push forward, no matter what, toward the summit of a mountain of success? Ever wonder what it’s like to not let any obstacles distract you from your destination? Those that reach the top didn’t get there because nothing stood in their way, they got there because […]

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A Stroll in an Apple Orchard: Bagging Cream of the Crop MLM Recruits

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Basket of red apples

Would you rather have one ripe grape or a rotten plum? A working radio or a broken television? One delicious bite of a juicy sirloin steak or spoiled filet mignon? The answer is pretty obvious: you’d probably rather have a small amount of something that is effective and fruitful rather than a lot of useless […]

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Lessons From the Arcade: Don’t Play Pinball in MLM

Date posted: September 4, 2013

Neon arcade sign.

Think of a pinball machine: it’s You vs. the Steel Ball. You want to keep knocking that ball back into play, but the ball wants to get past the flippers and into the drain. The more agile your thumbs, the more the ball gets knocked around the machine, following a different course and gliding down […]

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Sponsoring Up for Building a Downline

Date posted: August 29, 2013

People group target

Building a downline for network marketing can seem intimidating at first, but it can also be exciting. It’s the chance to speak with new people, to get to know them and to offer them something that could potentially better their lives. It takes confidence, and once you acquire the communication skills you need in order […]

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