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Christoffel Botha J.

South Africa

E365 Champion
 
Posts: 389 | Followers: 118 | Joined SFI: Aug 25, 2016

5 posts
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Rewardical Tokens as payment option in Ask Gery #Rewardical #Sales #TripleClicks

7 days ago

Dear Manuel,

Presently, these tokens are earned when you play games, buy something online or buy something from a Localvantia Store.

The challenges that I see with it as a payment option is how do you differentiate between actual sales VP then.

Kind regards and many blessings

2 posts
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Straight Talk in Inspiration/Testimonials #Compensation #Localvantia #Rewardical

29 days ago

Where do you start when SFI is coursing through your veins, and you are so excited about this, and please forgive for saying this, if you don't feel this way. You are presented with an awesome, incredible low-risk opportunity to grow a second income from your home.

I have one huge problem and that's that some of us don't understand what it means to grow something.
It means you need to take care of it, you nurture it and you do things because you know the outcome of it is growth.

In the short time that I am affiliated to this program I have noticed that people are claiming this is not working for them due to the need of money and when I am talking about the need for money, I am talking about the fact that you need to pay accounts and other expenditures.

Growing takes time, and some are even expecting overnight growth without even a minimum investment. I acknowledge the fact that you can generate income from sales, but without knowledge of the Digital World and how they perceive efforts to get a sale, you find yourself in unfamiliar waters where you need the understanding of how to get a lead and how to convert the lead in order to get the sale.

Believe me, you are very lucky when you get a sale from a gunshot approach, you can try it but it is making you look desperate for sales and money. I have said it before you need to have a relationship with your lead and to earn trust, then you can think in terms of a sale.

When it comes to a traditional business people are spending left, right and center with no complaints about their investment, despite the higher risk involved. It's money for logo's, business cards, stationery, the stock you name it without any complaints despite the risks and since it's traditional business you are entirely on your own, you don't get the support you are the support, you don't get the help. you are the help.I think you get the picture.

Now this is what is so amazing about this program you have awesome support and you can learn skills you lack. I am talking now about LaunchPad, the Internet Income Course, Marketing Aids, Marketing Methods that is designed for beginners and for the guys that can handle the advance, you have Landing Pages (your Gateways), FAQ's and a Libary of Forum post you can access all for free.

When it comes to investment every business has some form of running cost, you are not paying to lease a building to conduct your business from, you don't have to worry about stock or shipping,oh I can name a lot of things, but your only concern is to benefit from all the income streams and that you can achieve with a minimal investment.

I am so proud to be affiliated with this program look the new opportunities, Optibuild, Localvantia, Rewardical and the older ones like CSA Rewards Program, the Tcredits you receive. I want to urge
have a look at the Compensation Plan.

Is it possible to grow something here, yes, Yes, YES!

I am still learning each day and I am learning you can make calculated decisions and patience is the main factor you need take in consideration and there is the time factor but you can definitely grow a second income and build something GREAT!

Kind regards and many, many blessings

25 posts
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Is recruitment necessary during the first month of membership? in Getting Started #Getting Started #Marketing #Team Building

about 1 month ago

Dear Mamerto,

Personally, I think if you want to build a team, you decide what is best for your unique circumstances, but to be honest, start as soon as possible since it will promote studying LauchPad and to learn the business.

If you are serious about your business, don't delay since you need know you have to work and learn. This is your business and you need to decide how serious you are to make a success of your business.

Kind regards and many blessings

11 posts
2236 views

How can I manage my own SFI business? in Ask Gery #Compensation #Leadership #Team Building

about 1 month ago

Dear Gilbert,

This is like chewing a toffee to answer

Firstly, I think if we look at the Affiliate Agreement it's a framework SFI provides for on how to run or conduct our business.

Secondly, if you hired yourself to fire your boss you can't try and control people

Being a true leader should be our focus, lead does not control you set an example for others to follow and it depends on them if it appeals to them or not.

It's difficult at times to lead because sometimes it takes a long time for others to follow, but when there is trust they shall follow your example.

Kind regards and many blessings

42 posts
9679 views

If I don't have money to buy product I can't make it in SFI? in Miscellaneous #Compensation

about 1 month ago

Dear Jan,

You may quote anyone, and I have noted great contributions with regards to this post.

I also want to say I like the notion that when we signed up for the program we actually hired ourselves. It gives me the feeling of taking ownership of our businesses.

I am learning also a lot from this post and when individuals brainstorm ideas you get a bigger picture of the topic at hand and it promotes learning the Forum and FAQ's has an awesome library of topics for us and LaunchPad has the information we need to get started.

Kind regards and many, many blessings

42 posts
9679 views

If I don't have money to buy product I can't make it in SFI? in Miscellaneous #Compensation

about 1 month ago

Dear Ester,

I know you can make it

If you don't have money the only investment is time, but I do want to emphasise time is also your challenge or problem.

When I started off I was not into social media I had to start from scratch. We tend to think that the digital world is different from the physical world, but we need to look at the similarities between the physical and the digital world and that's where most of us fail big time because we want to sell and introduce things to complete strangers with no affinity.

We need to work on relationships because we are dealing with people, after all, there is a person behind the laptop, or the tablet or the smartphone. And digital relationships needs extra work to gain trust and when you have accomplished trust amongst your followers (New relationships or friends) and this takes time.

As soon as there is trust you can move on to sales and introducing opportunities, but don't rush things to push sales and opportunities.

Focus on learning all about the Rewardical Program, the RECA Program and explore the marketing aids and methods so that you work within the framework SFI provides.

And the most important thing that you need to do is not to give up, this is really an incredible opportunity with great potential, persist until you succeed.

Kind regards and many, many blessings.

63 posts
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Getting them clicking and keeping them going in Suggestion Box #Getting Started #TripleClicks

about 1 month ago

Dear Scott,

I am not going to tell you to go jump in the lake

Sometimes I look at my team and the factors playing a role in the way they conduct their business. Somethings not even the greatest computer programmer cannot write a program for and what I have discovered is times are tuff for some due to their financial circumstances and this leads to jumping from pond to pond to get their hands on the money and others feel they do not want to read etc.

With all respect sometimes wonder if we who start off with this business understand that we have a responsibility to our own business and we need to ask ourselves what is that responsibility. There are marketing aids and we have gateways we need to use these things responsibly to get exposure.

I don't think it's a problem with the program and I am of opinion that some of us expect so much from SFI and forgive me if is the wrong place to vent my opinion, but what are we prepared to do make a success of the program?

I not arguing the fact that you have mentioned maybe so growing pains with all that is going on and that certain things can change, but my question is what are we doing to expose, and what is our responsibility to expose our business and to build on this awesome platform?

Afterall we are owners of our own business and we are not employed by SFI and I am just want to leave the question how serious are we to make a success of even a small thing eg, the Win and Spin if we read and we want the VP success is in our reach, but not all of us is into reading.

Once again I want to humbly request that you can see where I am coming from and hope that it would be received with some understanding.

Kind regards and many, many blessings

8 posts
1334 views

Big Picture Thinking in Team Building #Leadership #Team Building

2 months ago

Our decisions determine certain results.

I don't know exactly who said it: "Aim Low and you will definitely hit it, aim high and miss, you shall still end up with the stars"

What you may gain today, may not be there tomorrow to gain, focus on the big picture, but don't make the mistake in small decisions that lead nowhere.

Risks are many but it depends on your decisions and if you make low-risk decisions you are not in danger of losing anything.

This program is seriously not involving high risk, it's an incredible opportunity and if you make uneducated decisions you
are the only one to blame,

There is nothing wrong with taking calculated risks if you have the means to back it, but being foolish or hasty is not part of the "Bigger Picture" and you can definitely improve the quality of life when you are able to see the "Bigger Picture".

Decisions should be based on the knowledge that you have and I believe if we can educate ourselves by reading and searching for answers, to take some risk is part of life otherwise it would be very boring.

Kind regards and many blessings.

10 posts
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Motivated by Class Contest in Miscellaneous #Contests #PSA

2 months ago

Dear Edmund,

I believe we all are focusing on building a team, our dreams to become a Diamond Team Leader.

If my focus was only on building a team I think I would not have been here anymore. This is a beautiful platform to launch a business from but we are sometimes not thinking anything else except on building a team.

Sadly, I have seen many affiliates come and go because they want that dream team and we know that it takes time, it's not an overnight event and patients need to be executed to get there. Not everybody finds it appealing to dream of a team and they want results as soon as possible.

The class contest has taught me one thing and that is although I am still also wanting to climb the ranks, I am still an individual and my affiliation with SFI has made me the owner of an online business. I am performing out of my own free will to be a champion, and in doing so I have discovered the acknowledgment may be great, but it has groomed me to take my business serious and to take this program seriously.

I like to ask my team where else are you going to get this incredible opportunity, low risk, and high rewards it's better than all the risks involved in a traditional business, your initial investment depends on yourself since the program is free, and you are not alone, there is a forum to get help and you engage with other affiliates. it's my second year in SFI and now I am starting to learn more about this awesome opportunity.

Kind regards and many blessings.

8 posts
1123 views

When is a PSA officially a PSA ? in Suggestion Box #Leadership #PSA

2 months ago

I believe that a soon as you sign up you are officially an affiliate and as soon as you assigned to a Sponsor you are officially a PSA or when you assigned to a Co-sponsor a CSA.

It's like the question: " what was first the chicken or the egg?"

Kind regards and many blessings.

4 posts
603 views

Growth in Team Building #Getting Started #Team Building

3 months ago

Dear Melissa,

There is a counter showing how many of us thanked, congratulate and agreed with a thread or post. If you want anything more, I don't think it's fair to expect anything more, rather post and engage with the thread, but do what appeals to you.

If you only want to congratulate or agree you do that but if you want to share something valuable do that.

a2a has benefits you just need to get the right people who are serious and like-minded like you and it works to have friends that extend a helping hand with advice on approaching certain challenges.

Kind regards and many blessings

3 posts
796 views

Thank you so much sfimg... in Compensation #Auto-Delivery #Getting Started

3 months ago

Dear Boukadoum,

Beautifull testimony, SFI is one of a kind and it's the real deal.

You need to persist in order to succeed.

Kind regards and many blessings

8 posts
1491 views

The point value of higher streak is same with min streak. in Eager Zebra #Eager Zebra #TripleClicks

3 months ago

I don't have the answer to your question, the only explanation to offer at this stage is that every game has rules and there must be some explanation and looking at it logically maybe it's because you may play it for free without spending a TCredit.

Kind regards and many blessings

21 posts
2349 views

Is it only me or are there others also? in South Africa #Auto-Delivery

3 months ago

Dear Christo,

I am still using Capitec via PayPal with no problems at all.

Kind regards and many blessings

11 posts
1648 views

PSAs who are inactive in Team Building #PSA

3 months ago

Dear Benjamin,

There are several threads in this regards that you may revisit.

There are a lot of factors that contribute to people being inactive, but SFI is offering much more these days to assist people in growing a second income and creating good content regarding new developments is one way to go.

Being consistent in your efforts will also pay off, but we can't push people active and we need to offer value and in doing so, but to force someone with content that does not offer value. Sometimes you get a Lazarus effect that feels you have risen somebody from the dead and wow that is rewarding.

My best tip never to give up on anybody, be there to help when they are approaching you.

Keep on building my friend, kind regards and many blessings

16 posts
1907 views

Thank You For 5 Years Anniversary in Recognition

3 months ago

Dear Monique,

Congratulations, great accomplishment and proud of you and the zest you have for SFI.

Kind regards and many, many blessings.

9 posts
1310 views

Can Rewardicals Tokens be used to renew BCQ? in Miscellaneous

3 months ago

You exchange Rewrdicals for TC Gift certificates but a minimum of $5 dollars is required.

You exchange it for Bitcoin a minimum of $25 dollars is required but the read https://www.sfimg.com/LaunchPad/Lesson?id=36&referrer=search there is no mention of anything else except "orders"

Kind regards and many blessings

9 posts
1310 views

Can Rewardicals Tokens be used to renew BCQ? in Miscellaneous

3 months ago

Dear Raymond,
You can read here https://www.sfimg.com/LaunchPad/Lesson?id=36&referrer=search

Focus on "Being Booster Club Qualified means you have placed one or more orders with a minimum of 1500 VP for the current month AND also in the previous month."

Kind regards and many blessings

9 posts
1310 views

Can Rewardicals Tokens be used to renew BCQ? in Miscellaneous

3 months ago

No, only an order of 1500VP.
Kind regards and many blessings

22 posts
3521 views

Why Extra Free VP's Are A Problem in Miscellaneous #Compensation #Team Building #VersaPoints

3 months ago

Dear Phill,

I think we need to look at what we are getting out of the affiliate program and share what we get out of it. We need to educate ourselves with what we are getting and I hope that we can help people to look at what they are getting.

I am not good at maths but, SFI is a business, we do not work for SFI, we are working for ourselves.

When it comes to more free VP, as a business then I believe we business owners need to invest more to get more.

SFI ain't stingy, they are giving away a lot of prizes, as a business, they also need to show a profit to survive.

When you think logically that a business has created a platform for us to conduct our own online business if they did not survive and showed some profit, would we have the platform at our disposal today?

I think one hand needs to wash the other hand so that both can become clean, Localvantia and ZIng are new features added to our advantage, my motto work for your VP and stop complaining,

If you look at all our benefits being affiliated with SFI, I am asking seriously what more do you want.

I am not claiming for everything to be perfect, but there is a great effort to uplift communities, and if we can compare our efforts, eg what do we do tot VP for free?

Do we read the newsletters and spot the spin and win, do we spend a Tcredit on a game or do we want everything free? When we win VP is that the only thing that motivates us to grow our own business?

We prepared to spend on a traditional business and look at what we are spending here and its low risk, and many traditional businesses fail

I am happy with recent developments and it opens many doorways to attain your VP, If we are serious about our business we shall start working for our VP.

Kind regards and many blessings.

24 posts
3672 views

Great opportunity. in Getting Started #Getting Started #PSA

3 months ago

Dear James,

Indeed a great testimony of an awesome opportunity and great sponsorship.

There are great opportunities within SFI, myself I seriously don't know where I would have been without this great affiliate program.

Even in tough times, there is hope and SFI gave me something that not even money can buy and that is a purpose and to be of service.

I am proud of you and you have an awesome sponsor build on that relationship and I am really humbled by the qualities of your sponsor When it comes to sponsorship we need to be more than just a name: and I am applauding your accomplishment as well as applauding a sponsor for being an awesome sponsor.

May you have the courage to persist and enjoy this awesome affiliation. Great job, I see great potential and I know you are going to grow a second and build your online business.

Welcome to the family, we are happy to have you here and I believe there will be a lot of success stories that you shall share with us, I am excited.

Kind regards and many, many blessing, never give up!

7 posts
1410 views

Are you believe me or Not in Miscellaneous

3 months ago

Dear Skumar,

You were very fortunate and deserve a great congratulations.

Great testimony and serves a purpose that there is a lot to win, and it's really bad to miss out on an opportunity like this.

Kind regards and many blessings

18 posts
3197 views

Selling PSA in Sales #Sales

3 months ago

Dear Desa,

There is nothing wrong with your question.

What I was trying to say was that any item can be profitable but you need to work for the profit.

When you want to sell something you need to do research on what you intend to sell or let me say your niche.

I did not want to know where the PSA's are coming from and I do buy PSA's myself and some of them are active BTL and EA's. If you look at my reviews with regards to PSA's I had no problems as I know I am building my team even if they inactive sometimes they do surprise you out of the blue and become active.

I am also fully aware that you need to maintain the rank of PTL to sell PSA's, and it requires effort for an Affiliate to maintain the VP despite having a team, you need to produce the VP and with it there opens the opportunity to sell PSA's.

So my question if I may clarify it was what is profitable? I wanted you to actually look at what you can sell and I did not refer to PSA's, I was trying to ask you define profitable for yourself because there are ways get profit to sell items and you just need to decide how are going about in doing so that you can get profit.

When I was referring to who your customer may be, let take an example you buy Headphone and it's a Super Deal, so already you gain from it, but you don't want it, so to who are you going to sell the item, to whom does it appeal? If you target the right people you will sell it.

Another example is to advertise TC items and the same applies to whom are going to give that link, try and give it to somebody that it will appeal to, and you have a sale. Now tell me is it profit or not?

I did not want you to feel unhappy or discourage if you a PTL and you sell PSA's and the price is great you can bet on it I shall buy from you.

But I wanted to turn your focus on what you can do now, that may be profitable to you, so I want to encourage you to work out a system for you where you get richer, not poorer.

Kind regards and many blessings

18 posts
3197 views

Selling PSA in Sales #Sales

3 months ago

It's obvious that there is money to be made by selling PSA's, but I am asking myself who is your customer and what do they want?

What is profitable?

You need to work for profit.

Kind regards and many blessings.

11 posts
1348 views

Becoming an EA in Team Building #Auto-Delivery #E365 #Team Building

4 months ago

Dear Kingsley,

What does EA status have to do with how others are performing on your team.

EA status is about you and you get rewarded for EA Status, don't get me wrong on this my friend, I love my team and I love myself even more, therefore, BTL is what I am aiming for each month at least, I don't want to lose out on what I am gaining from SFI and not in terms of my team.

Kind regards and many blessings