Today Facebook and it’s family of social media platforms are down; Facebook Down, Instagram Down, WhatsApp is down too. The outages apparently the result of a DDos Attack. Not too long ago I cut a video that you can see below, about why Facebook Sucks for Network Marketers. I feel that too many people in network marketing rely on this platform ‘only’, and tune out other options to use, while building. Along with the attraction to automation, networkers are losing the much needed human touch.
Plus with Facebook Down, and others you see how fragile your business can be.
“if”, this is how you’re building your business. That facebook “Live” you were using isn’t going out to most of your audience today. The IG TV show you put together to launch your business, also failed you today. A while back, sites using facebook as a way for members to login, were unable to serve their customer bases. (Because users could not log in.)
Throughout the years, it’s grown too popular and far too powerful. I no longer use their ‘comment section’, so that our site is not going to go down, when Facebook is.
With Facebook down, we get lessons on ‘all your eggs in one basket’. This is an argument for diversity, and decentralization. more than likely Facebook, IG and WhatsApp will recover from this DDos Attack. Knowing these can happen at any time however, should make you, think more deeply about your approach to building.
We're focused on working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, but can confirm that the issue is not related to a DDoS attack.
— Facebook (@facebook) March 13, 2019
Use TheConversionPros to build lead capture pages, landing pages, and use their auto responders to Market ‘directly’ to your leads through email. Email marketing is a lost art. I guess the argument is, people don’t read their emails anymore. It’s not a lie though.
Readers are leaders and frankly, the industry is missing Leaders … who Read ….
We used to recommend ‘building through our 1mlmsystem Live Office’, but now we have “The Secret Office”. All part of The Rich Man’s Plan from TNG, it is a similar concept. When building, you and I have to get prospects ‘out’ of environments with distractions. Back in the day that meant going to a hotel conference room, or ballroom meeting. Pulling people out of environments that distract them, help you build better teams. Teams of people who will read email they see, from you.
While facebook down trends, and jokes are made on twitter, lessons await to teach the Student who is Ready.
Have you tried turning it off and back on again?
— Eric du Toit (@ericsdutoit) March 13, 2019
Facebook headquarters after 8 hours of people harassing them on twitter: pic.twitter.com/rbDtX277KE
— SOPH SAYS LISTEN TO #TWOOFUS ◟̽◞̽ (@s_o_p_h__M) March 14, 2019
What do you mean til now? Yours work?
— Homemade Money (@TheyCall_MeChef) March 14, 2019
This user isn’t joking, they’re… very frustrated.
Again, this is what happens when people don’t spread themselves out. Again, I’m the guy who blamed ‘the people’ when Crazygood went out of business. I said people using it, did not place value on using the network. They all kept putting value on Facebook. That ‘same energy’ has gone into instagram, and that’s why facebook bought them. When TSU rolled out, the same thing happened again. Folks didn’t use it ‘like they used’ facebook. Too many people treated it like something different, and that’s why it went out of business.
Other Jokes from Facebook Down on Twitter …
— Biene Maja (@iambienemaja) March 14, 2019
— Mrs.Lala (@lalalouny) March 14, 2019
— Emma (@Emma27568176) March 14, 2019
— meany (@ateyoursnack) March 14, 2019
— Will Weinbach (@Weinbach) March 14, 2019
— lil J (@jordantheseeker) March 14, 2019
— ᴬˡᶦᶜᶦᵃ (@mixedalicia) March 14, 2019