The Truth About Attraction Marketing

I’m so tired of all the bulls#%t surrounding the infamous ‘attraction marketing’ theory…

Now don’t get me wrong, a few years ago a handful of people made it HUGE by promoting it…so in their case, it’s not a ‘theory’.

Today, however, is a DIFFERENT TIME!

The term ‘attraction marketing’ is used, abused and down right sickening because now it’s creating TREMENDOUS roadkill in the already damaged industry of network marketing.

And the fact of the matter is, it doesn’t have to be that way.

People just need to realize, there is no MAGIC in creating a substantial income from home.

It takes the LOVE of the industry and what it stands for, the core, basic fundamentals, a true desire to help yourself and others and most importantly… SELF DEVELOPMENT!

Of course you will need to add some elbow grease and creativity too.

So if you’ve been caught up in the ‘attraction marketing’ hype…

My recommendation is…

Go back to your company first to see if they have suitable training but if you don’t feel they do…

Then find yourself a place that does. I give you plently of things to look for in the video when evaluating a coaching/training program

Or… contact me… I will point you in a safe direction.

Oh yeah and here’s the link for Wikipedia

Until next time…

Nothing but LOVE & FUN + DOWN & DIRTY…






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29 Responses to The Truth About Attraction Marketing

  1. James Debono says:

    Hi Shelly,

    You are right there is no such thing as a magic formula when it comes to marketing your business using online or traditional methods.
    If you are dedicated, you have a desire to understand your audience, the willingness to invest in yourself and above all you are authentic, your business WILL grow.

    P.S I cant say I have experienced the fish hook or the buck shot and quite frankly I don’t want to!

    • ShellyAllen says:

      Thanks for stopping by James and…

      The fish hook or the buck shot sure painted a nice picture, didn’t they…:) OUCH!

  2. Ernesto says:

    Brilliant! Shelly calling out the smelly…
    The fishy that is, I just wanted the rhyme.

  3. WTG! Shelly. SPEAK IT SPEAK IT!
    The thing most people find attactive is truth and honesty.
    That’s what is going to win the hearts of people.
    You Rock!
    If I could send you a margarita, I would 🙂

    – Roland
    Roland Leveille recently posted..Can Empower Network Give You Confidence?

    • ShellyAllen says:

      I’ll pass on the margarita…

      But you can send me a STARBUCKS, Roland!

      The TRUTH is attractive, isn’t it…;)

  4. Michael Ladd says:

    Most program or companies on the internet suck or over price or bad training or all hype and fluff and horrible sponsors.

    Love to know more on what you do and offer.

    Michael Ladd
    skype mladd1361

  5. Dave Hansford says:

    Shelly – Great video!
    Thank you for speaking truth so clearly.
    People can save so much time and money by learning from your postings.
    Wow! Congratulations.
    Dave Hansford – Utah!

    • ShellyAllen says:

      You are welcome Dave…

      Speaking clearly is important to me because it’s HOW I learn BEST…;)

  6. Lidia says:

    Holy SHIT!!!! This has got to be one of the best videos I’ve seen in the past…….well let’s say…..few years!!! IMPORTANT indeed!!! Look out for a leader who’s graduated successful prospects and not one who says whom they learned from!!!! Whoa…did you just tell everyone the secret to choosing the right teacher?? I tell you Shelly you are blowing the lid off….BIG TIME!!!!

    • ShellyAllen says:

      I told people A LOT of secrets in this video…

      My HOPE is that they can PICK UP what I LAID DOWN for them because it’s PRICELESS:)

      See you soon GIRL!

  7. “Attraction Marketing” has been pimped and hustled
    by “good people” the past few years and has been
    absolutely morphed into a FREAK SHOW.

    It’s all about ego.

    Manipulation, gang bang style these days by
    self proclaimed “goo-roos” herding sheep.

    Truth is being POUNDED by Shelly.
    VERY few people have the courage to
    teach what she’s teaching in this video.

    More and more people are finally coming
    off their herroine trip and getting off the
    Kool-Aid and coming to their senses.

    It was NEVER that darn complicated
    to find good people, build a relationship
    and share/teach the SKILL SETS with them
    and make some money from home.

    It was made complicated on purpose.

    And it’s sick. Keep it simple.
    Franco Gonzaelz recently posted..What Would Jim Rohn Say?

    • ShellyAllen says:

      I had to really think about what you said Franco…

      And I understand what your saying but…

      I have a statement to make… “good people” shouldn’t be PIMPING or HUSTLING shit…

      They should be bringing true VALUE to the market place that is IF they are truly “good people”.

      And you’re right, very few people have the courage to speak the TRUTH because it goes against what’s popular or what others may think of them…

      Good news is… I’m not into popularity or what others think of me and I know the effects KARMA can have:)

      What I’ve found in my travels is that people like to twist the TRUTH for their benefit…I believe in politics they call it SPINNING…for shame for shame.

      And what’s more disturbing is that the SPINNERS are super good at “throwing the dogs of their scent”…

      I’m not saying I’m always perfect but what I am saying is that… I would never knowingly take advantage of people and their circumstance.

      Anyway, like you said… “More and more people are finally coming off their herroine trip and getting off the Kool-Aid and coming to their senses.”

      Not to mention the INTERNET makes it a very SMALL WORLD if you know what I mean…

      Thanks for stopping by…

  8. You’re a good student Shelly.

    Using everything you learned.

    You have FINALLY gotten it.

    You’ve become quite the writer and quite the speaker
    using mind pictures and inflamatory languaging telling people
    “it’s not their fault”

    You are now publishing content that is being SEEN
    and attracting people just like you always knew you would.

    Funny thing is..You ARE doing attraction marketing.

    You are doing it right now with this video.

    And you are now suddenly ATTRACTIVE as you have FINALLY
    found YOUR voice.

    I expect to see BIG things from you now.

    Took you a few years..but you GOT IT.
    Diane Hochman recently posted..How To Start Conversations With Strangers On The Internet

  9. Hey Shellyallen,
    Neat Post, Let’s face the facts, most people who promote their business on the Internet are use to promoting their affiliated website that brings them to the company product or service. Is there anything wrong with this? Well not really but you are not following the fundamental rules of attraction marketing. When you promote your company website, you are making a mistake of not promoting yourself first.
    Best Wishes NA Home Business Network

  10. Emily says:

    Life has no shortcuts. I agree with you wholeheartedly, people nowadays are just too lazy and are taking shortcuts which usually ends up on corners.
    Emily recently posted..How To Attract Women

  11. Love it Shelly
    Christopher Hummel recently posted..Individuals Grow But Teams Explode

  12. Emma says:

    Honestly i just came to say, your “team” member needs help. Hes boasting about how much this industry sucks, yet you take advantage of this industry, am I missing something?

    Arent you guilty of the same tactics you are spouting crap about?

    Anywho, its all about your point of view. I dont use attraction marketing “programs”, I am the attraction. You cam twist the idea as you and your team have or you can use it to how it really fits in the loving people, making friendship business.

    One thing is for sure, Who wants to work with people who focus on the negative all the time, no one I know that knows whats really up.

    • ShellyAllen says:

      Not completely sure why I am even going to entertain your reply…

      …maybe I had too much coffee this morning…lol

      Also, as far as my “team” member… I have no idea who you are speaking of.

      Judging by your comments it’s quite obvious you didn’t take the time to watch the video.

      Bottom line is opinions are like assholes and we all have one.


      Enjoy the New Year and I wish you the best in all your endeavors!

  13. Alice says:

    Oh, I get what you are saying Shelly!!!

    I had to giggle when I read “opinions are like assholes and we all have one.”
    My Father-In-Law use to say that 🙂

    Alice recently posted..How To Change The Font Color And Size In WordPress

  14. Mike Griffin says:

    Thank you for the video. attraction marketing, has reached the roar level on the internet. Thank you for shedding some truth on it, that it has devolved to becoming a catch phrase to hook people and lead the around.

  15. Raena Lynn says:

    Hi Shelly,

    Bravo on saying it like it is. Attraction Marketing is one example of a concept being played as “easy” or “just be you.” As you read further, I believe attraction marketing is the most effective way to market, if done correctly. It’s a new term labeling fundamental marketing. You stated many facts in your post. My favorites?

    “People just need to realize, there is no MAGIC in creating a substantial income from home.

    I have taken a quote from your previous post, Attraction Marketing: Is It The Answer To Success? “The ONLY magic there is when it comes to “attraction marketing” is the days, weeks, months and even years you are willing to spend perfecting it.” Yes, attraction marketing works when someone commits to what it takes…no magic, just hard work and consistency helping and listening to other people. People are attracted to other people who they believe will solve their problems.

    “Pay attention to who they have helped succeed (proven).

    I’ve seen Attraction Marketing work magnificently when it is done correctly. I’m thinking of two particular people who are masters at it, and they have a following who will purchase whatever service or product they recommend. The way they have accomplished it was by developing meaningful short term and long term relationships. Not everyone is a part of our lives for a lifetime. But you may be the person who will provide them with what they need during a particular phase in their career.

    On the other hand, for the most part, many internet marketers have the fishhook in their lip, so maybe your words will encourage them to remove it and move on and follow your advice to evaluate the training they are offered by their present company or program.

    What does your company offer for training?
    How to work from a planned budget.
    How to track your results.
    How to take consistent and effective action.
    Teaches targeted skill development.

    “You have to learn how to talk to and listen to people. That is what will create long term success.”

    I have to disagree with some of the comments made about your video. Your message is not negative. Your message is a wake up call. Also, interesting that those who made rude comments didn’t take a few minutes to generate an appropriate avatar.

    Excellent video and message. Thanks Shelly for being “authentic.”

    Raena Lynn

    P.S. You develop relationships. You attract people who are interested in your “authentic” self. You make a recommendation. In this case, your training which is obviously impressive because you have been able to share golden precautions by your experiences. If you encouraged one person to wake up…tada! Proven method of helping someone. Great job Shelly!
    Raena Lynn recently posted..The Prosperity Game Journal Part 2

    • ShellyAllen says:

      Wow Raena!

      Thank you for very articulate, thought out comment.

      It was a joy for me to read!

  16. Jon Barry says:

    Hi Shelly

    A little late to this one, but good internal links brought me here…..

    My philosophy on this, and other terms like relationship marketing is not the terms:


    or any other term you want to use, it is the term marketing that I have an issue with…..

    For me these are all just the latest way to sell, used by people who will use whatever trick needed to sell their stuff….. As we mature, so the techniques to make us buy become more sophisticated.

    If the MLM industry was only filled with the 95% of us who are not natural salespeople, then Attraction Marketing would work….. It is when the overly sales types get involved, and use this as the latest technique to manipulate people into buying…..

    And here is an interesting fact… Or two….

    Attraction Marketing How it works

    It works by providing valuable content for future customers to figure out how your product is going to benefit them before they buy it so that they are qualified customers before they step in the door:

    OK, so like

    Test driving a car before buying it,
    Having a product sample,
    A week’s trial of just about any service on the Internet, or longer…
    Merchandisers spraying perfume in many stores (there are some stores where I can’t go in the front entrance – the toxic fog is so bad!)
    A free report, before buying a PDF,

    OR any of these things we have had for decades already……

    Finding that definition has just blown the field wide open, now doesn’t sound so sales to me!

    Thanks for the info Shelly, very informative!

    Would love to be able to use the video too, sometime!

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  17. Shelly….all I can say is that content is King. It might have been Facebook that got me here today, but you speak AND write the truth. Don’t stop!!
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