Prospecting Tips

The successful network marketer needs to develop prospecting and inviting skills. Prospecting is all about talking to people about your business and its products, whilst inviting relates to asking them to learn more, join you at an event or meet for a coffee. You may have to talk to a lot of people while you build your team, but try not to think of it as a ‘sprint’ says network marketing guru Sarah Robbins, consider it more as a steady…

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Real Estate on the Blockchain

Blockchain has the potential to change the way we do all manner of things, and it is very exciting to see that governments and private companies are looking at how using a digital ledger for land title records can reduce fraud. Currently, our use of blockchain hasn’t got much beyond ownership of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Having said that, we do have the Ethereum platform that handles both currencies and transactions making some noise and Ripple’s XRP that promises to speed…

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Investing in Artificial Intelligence

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) market could be worth $46 billion by 2020, which means it has a lot of potential for investors. Google and Nvidia are two of the big players who are betting on a range of AI sectors including, data processing, deep learning, machine learning, driverless cars, all of which will grow the AI market. So, which are the best areas to invest in and who are the leading companies to watch out for? AI may seem very…

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Connect with Successful People

If you are always the most successful person in the room, then you are hanging out with the wrong people. To build on your success and grow your business, you need to surround yourself with people have achieved more than you. We’ve got some tips from networking experts about how you can ramp up your meetings and move to the top. Find the successful people When you want to meet the people who can help you grow, you need to…

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10 Tips for Sleeping Better

Arianna Huffington, the founder of the hugely successful Huffington Post has said, “sleep deprivation is the new smoking.” Leading entrepreneurs list getting sufficient and good quality sleep as one of the main factors in developing a successful business. It is impossible to be at your best if you can barely keep your eyes open and you will be unable to think with clarity. So, we’ve put together some tips –some common sense and others more unusual– for improving your sleep,…

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6 Tips for Raising Your Game

One thing many UCP leaders have learnt through experience is that although most people are driven to succeed, they often view it as hard work rather than as a great adventure. The pursuit of success has the potential to make our lives extraordinary and it develops our character. When we set a goal, we create a purpose for our life. It encourages us to develop a mindset that has resilience and patience at its core; those who tend to give…

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Social Media Trends for 2018

UCP entrepreneur members find social media a useful way of promoting business and keeping other members informed about what is going on in different countries where UCP is growing. As we approach the end of 2017, we are hearing from social media experts that there will be some changes in the way we use social media channels in 2018 and these new trends are something we need to start using now to keep ahead of the game. Chatbots Customer service…

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UCP offers Global Business Opportunity

UCP offers its members an exceptional opportunity to build a global business. Do you know how rare that is? There are lots of small businesses that do well locally and they think about expanding to other countries, but they never quite make it happen. For example, in the USA, less than 5% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operate internationally or service international clients. That number is about the same in Australia. The UK is higher, with 20% of SMEs…

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Be the hero

Don’t be the person who waits for others to step up and fix your challenges – step up and be the hero yourself. Every UCP member has the qualities of a hero inside them and you need to make a decision today about whether or not you are going to embrace those qualities, your unique gift, or are you going to waste them and waste another day of your life? When we embrace our gifts, we honour those who brought…

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Top Tips for Creating Duplication

UCP’s leaders in network marketing know from experience that duplication is very important for building your business. We always want to help our members find better ways to creating a successful business, which is why we share our knowledge through webinars and blogs, and today we want to talk about strategies for improving duplication. Strategy 1 – Show don’t tell Leading by example is the first way. You want your team members to recruit and bring in new customers on…

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Creating a solid network

In UCP it has never been more important to have a solid network. The digital world we work in creates lots of possibilities, but it also means that things happen at a much faster pace and this means we have to act faster. There is no time to reinvent the wheel when UCP is knocking at your door. That’s why having a solid network and a place to exchange news with its members is more important than in the past….

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The Ripple Effect

Many of you have probably experienced delays with bank wire transfers. It can take days for money to reach a bank account especially if you are sending money to another country. Apart from the fact that a transfer can take 3-5 days, the costs are also expensive, and did you know that 4%+ payments fail, according to a McKinsey study of the global payments industry. There are a host of companies like Paypal and Transferwise that have sought to make…

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Handling your critics

The Internet is a great place for doing business, but it can also be like the Wild West at times and you can’t predict when there’s going to be a shoot-out at the OK Corral over something you’ve posted on social media. When you stick your head over the parapet, you can bet that while you’ll find many supporters, you’ll also encounter the ‘haters’ who will troll you in an attempt to sabotage your business enterprise. So, what do the…

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The key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a growing breed if the media is to be believed. Actually, entrepreneurs have been around for centuries in every culture, but they just weren’t identified by this label. What kind of person is an entrepreneur, and do they all have something In common? Well, according to John Danner and Chris Kuenne of Princeton University, entrepreneurs have four distinct personality types – which one are you? Four personality types The two researchers say that all four types are successful,…

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Empower your team with powerful words

Every boss and leader knows that it is important to praise the work of their employees and the team that surrounds them. Some bosses know they should say thanks and give constructive feedback, but just aren’t sure how to do it. The most successful leaders on the other hand know that there is one phrase which can have a powerful impact on others and as a result on the business when spoken with the right intent. And, that phrase is…

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3 Rules of Goal Setting

It’s a tradition in some parts of the world to make New Year resolutions. These are goals for the year and we’re supposed to start aiming for them from January 1st. However, the majority of people have put most of them to one side by January 31st. What this means is that goal setting doesn’t always work; we can always find ways to ignore them. But, if you follow three golden rules of goal setting, you will benefit and so…

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How to be a power connector

John Splidt-Larsen is a UCP Co-founder and has over 30 years experience in network marketing. Today, he shares his passion for networking with you and explains what he has learnt over the years about how to be successful at the networking part of building this business. Networking is fundamental to having success in any business and many people don’t take enough advantage of their networking opportunities. In my experience there are at least six basic steps you should be taking…

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6 books that will help you be more successful

At UCP we believe that education is a really important part of being successful in network marketing. However, we don’t suggest that you should confine your learning just to this industry, because there is so much valuable information to be gleaned from other sources, especially other entrepreneurs and business coaches. We’ve selected six books that are worth having a place on your bookshelves. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth A great book about the fact that…

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Expert advice from a UCP Co-founder

John Splidt-Larsen is a UCP Co-founder and has over 30 years experience in network marketing. Today, he shares his passion for the UCP project and for networking with you and explains what he has learnt over the years about how to be successful in this type of business environment. The first thing I’d like to say is this: never preach or try to convert people to your business; if you’re a strong leader, people will follow you without coercion. Accept…

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Are you giving more than you’re getting back?

Are you one of the many people who puts in a ton of effort to your work, but feel that you get very little back for the time and energy you put in? If that sounds like your situation right now, read on, because UCP can set that right for you. Too often we find ourselves sharing our knowledge and skills, giving our time and putting in money only to find it itsn’t a two-way street. This can arise in…

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Quality vs quantity in networking

Some people in network marketing think it is a numbers game where you sponsor as many as people as possible. But there is another approach, one that favours ‘quality’ over ‘quantity’. It is true that the number of people in your network does matter, but what if a significant number of them are not really engaged with the business and after a matter of months, perhaps even weeks, they fall to the wayside. Do you have the time to catch…

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3 Tips for Building your Network

“The richest people in the world build networks, everyone else is trained to look for work.” – Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad. Relationships are a most valuable commodity, in your social life and in your network marketing business. However, sometimes it can be challenging to find new ways of meeting people, so we’ve got three simple ideas about where to go to grow your network. Of course, it is important to also work on improving relations with…

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Innovation and Vision

As any successful entrepreneur in UCP will tell you, maintaining a successful business is all about keeping an eye on emerging market trends and preventing UCO from becoming too complacent. In a global business landscape where companies go neck and neck, it’s always important to check the pulse of our members and reach out to them in more innovative ways. Innovation is a very important aspect of this business and we are always looking at ways to build our competencies…

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UCP Wows Global Market

When you want to launch a successful business, you need to have a top quality product if you want to build a sustainable business. Your product needs to satisfy peoples’ needs; customer satisfaction is essential, otherwise your business won’t last long. That’s why UCP’s founders spent months working on a concept that is game-changing and offers people in every part of the world and opportunity to develop a business with a solid foundation. A disruptive innovator UCP’s strong foundation is…

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Marketing your event

4 Tips for Making your Meeting a Success In our previous blog we looked at tips for getting your prospects to attend a presentation about UCP and sign up to your team. In this blog we going to look at some of the things you can do to make sure as many people as possible know that you’ll be giving a talk about UCP and the amazing pay plan. You may be working with another leader who is experienced in…

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Powerful invitations

5 Tips for Powerful Invites Inviting people to join your network marketing team is at the heart of this business. It isn’t always easy for newbies to get it right straight away, so we’ve put together some tips from experienced leaders and one of network marketing’s gurus, Randy Gage, about how to make powerful invitations by phone. Because, as leaders will tell you, good invitation skills will make you richer faster and the phone is your primary tool for helping…

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Young entrepreneurs

6 Behaviours of Young Entrepreneurs The number of young entrepreneurs is increasing and we have also seen a rise in the number of millionaires under 30. Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat is an example. The company IPO in March 2017 valued Snapchat at $33bn, which means Evan, who is 26, now has shares worth $6bn. Of course, he and his co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, the Twitter guys, the Google duo are quite exceptional in the billions they have amassed…

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Network marketing tips beginners

Network marketing success for beginners If you are new to network marketing you have just entered a very exciting world of opportunities to grow a business and make yourself an income that keeps growing. You will have lots of help from your leaders who brought you into the business, because network marketing is built on a foundation of every member helping others to achieve their goals as well as their own aims. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips…

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Emotional Intelligence

Use your emotional intelligence! We usually associate the word ‘intelligence’ with knowledge, but the successful business entrepreneur needs to have ‘emotional intelligence’, or EQ, as well. Emotional intelligence is defined as “someone’s ability to read, feel and respond to emotions, within both him or herself and others.” It is an essential element of good relationships, but it is also recognised as a driver of productivity. That’s important for your network marketing business, but then so are good people skills, because building…

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Tips on prospecting

Top Tips on Prospecting People The successful network marketer needs to develop prospecting and inviting skills. Prospecting is all about talking to people about your business and its products, whilst inviting relates to asking them to learn more, join you at an event or meet for a coffee. You may have to talk to a lot of people while you build your team, but try not to think of it as a ‘sprint’ says network marketing guru Sarah Robbins, consider…

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Procrastination tips

7 Tips to Avoid Procrastination Procrastinators love tomorrow. That’s the day when they say they’ll do whatever it is that will change their lives. But when tomorrow comes, it is all too easy for the procrastinator to shift the moment of starting a new project further into the future. To succeed as an entrepreneur, you cannot afford to indulge in the mental chatter of procrastination or you won’t move your business forward at a pace that ensures you make the…

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Financial confidence

How to achieve financial confidence Patrick Nolan, a blogger and portfolio strategist suggests that learning to invest is a bit like learning to ride a bike – you need somebody alongside you until you feel confident enough to pedal off on your own. Nolan also told Business Insider that his Global Investor Pulse survey showed that the topics uppermost on most investors’ minds are “longevity, healthcare and retirement,” but added that “confidence in their financial decision- making” was another concern…

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blog morning rituals

5 Morning Rituals for Success The way you start your day can have a huge impact on your success. If you start the day by waking up in a bad mood, or with a negative view of what the waking hours will bring, it can set the tone for the rest of the day and you’ll find that tasks become a struggle. Successful entrepreneurs very often have a specific way to kick start every morning so that they achieve their…

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Blog Millionaire mindset

6 Steps to having a Millionaire Mindset It isn’t enough to dream of being wealthy, you must set your mind on achieving financial wealth. When we settle for dreaming about it, nothing happens. And one of the reasons for this is that it is easy to dream. You sit back, relax and think about what could be. You may not be happy with your current situation, but there is a safety and comfort about it, that prevents you from taking…

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Natural Leaders

The Way to UCP Leadership Are business leaders born with the characteristics that make them suited to the role, or are these qualities that develop after birth? The debate over Nature versus Nurture has been going on for some time and it is an interesting one, because it gives us some insight into the road to becoming a UCP leader. The Great Man theory The Great Man theory of leadership was popular in the 19th century. It asserts that the…

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UCP Leaders share advice

UCP Top Leaders Advice for Success UCP’s top leaders know what it takes to make this innovative business model work for you. They want UCP members to succeed and so they are making their knowledge based on years of experience available to all members. Now that UCP has developed a really exciting new pay plan that is a ‘world first’ and is breaking new ground in this industry, its leaders are determined to support every member with inspirational ideas about…

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Network marketing & wealth

Secure your wealth with UCP United Capital Partner (UCP) is revolutionising the crowd concept using the benefits of network marketing as a part of its overall strategy. Whilst the crowd concept is a relatively new idea and network marketing is well established, UCP brings them together in a way that brings UCP members and incredible opportunity to secure their future financial wealth. UCP – where every member can be a CEO One of the many benefits of network marketing is…

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Define your USP

Defining UCP’s Unique Selling Point One of the first things you learn in the worlds of marketing and advertising is that every product has a unique selling point, or USP. Robin Wight, founder of London agency WCRS once famously said, “You must interrogate the product until it reveals its USP” and that became the mantra of everyone who worked on any brand in the 1980s. And, he’s right; every product does have a USP and United Capital Partner is no…

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Women & network marketing

Women can win with UCP UCP passionately believes in equality of opportunity and we’re aware that despite advances for women in the workplace, there is still an enormous gap between women and men in terms of income. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, the gap has got even bigger in recent years. However, at UCP women will find that they can end this inequality and achieve exactly the same financial rewards as the men. In fact, women may…

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Relationship marketing

What is relationship marketing? UCP is a big believer in the power of personal recommendation and that’s why our revolutionary wealth creation platform has relationship marketing as an integral part of its business model. Of course, there is a little more to ‘relationship marketing’ than just telling your friends how great UCP is and how well you’re doing with it. So, here are some basic points about it that you as a member can also use to help support your…

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Network marketing for Millennials

UCP network marketing wins over Millennials The Millennials are the first generation born in the digital age and everything to do with online technology is as second nature to them as taking a breath. They understand the multiple benefits of Instagram and Snapchat, just two of the social media platforms they use, and most of their relationships with others are conducted via texting and messaging apps. They are the perfect generation to take relation or network marketing in a whole…

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5 Tips for Handling Objections

5 Tips for Handling ‘No’! A very successful salesperson once said: “Every time they say ‘No’, I hear a ‘Yes’.” It may not seem to make sense, but as someone else wrote, “You really can learn to love the word “no”, even when your network marketing business depends on you hearing the next “yes”. Indeed, as many of the experienced at UCP will tell you, every ‘No’ takes you a step closer to a ‘Yes’. So, if you do get…

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Benefits of soft-launch

The Amazing Benefits of the UCP soft-launch There is an expression, “The early bird catches the worm” and there are multiple businesses using an ‘Early Bird’ concept to encourage people to act early. Sometimes, it is a discount on tickets for an event if they’re bought before a certain date and in the case of UCP it is offering additional bonuses for those members who sign up during the soft-launch period. During this lead in time prior to the official…

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UCP BLOG – Learn Leadership Qualities & Boost Your Business

At the heart of United Capital Partner (UCP) is a Board of Directors and each of them is a leader in their own field of expertise. As a UCP member, you will benefit and boost your financial success by adopting the values that business leaders use. One thing that is quite distinct about any great leader is that they don’t just work for their own gain, they employ their leadership skills for the good of the whole company. Follow these…

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