Become A Freelance Social Media Manager - Home Business
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Start your own business as a freelance social media manager. Find clients, deliver services and build your brand.
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4.5 (28 ratings)
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206 students enrolled
Created by Ali Mirza
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 14 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Start a freelance business as a social media manager
  • Find social media clients using several online and offline tactics
  • Successfully manage clients using the best tools and strategies
  • Organize your day so you’re always in control
  • Get paid on time for your expertise because you’re worth it
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Requirements
  • You should know the INs and OUTs of social media platform. This course will cover the business side.
Description

I started my Freelance social media business a couple of years ago. It was the best decision of my life and now I have created this course to help YOU start your own business. 

Are you looking for a business that pays well and that you can start from home? This course is for you! 

Becoming a social media manager or consultant is a business that can help you break away from boring 9-5. 

Social Media management is one of the fastest growing industry and your services are in demand. Many brands and small medium businesses are looking to outsource their social media marketing.

Here are the specific topics covered inside this course

  1. How to create a 1-page business plan (Free Template included)
  2. Craft amazing client proposals (Free Template)
  3. Create client input form, social media audits and content calendars (Free Templates)
  4. How to find clients online and offline (Using Facebook, Twitter, Meetups, LinkedIn etc) 
  5. How to price your Freelance services 
  6. How to deliver your services and "WOW" the clients 
  7. What tools you need to be more productive 
  8. Monthly reports and productivity systems (Free Templates) 

I still use these strategies to grow my personal brand and business (iSocialYou). Therefore, the information in this course is tested and reliable. 

You will find the tools to help you find new clients, craft amazing proposals, and all the things you need to manage and grow your own business.

I would love to have you inside this course.

ENROLL NOW and let's start this journey together. 

Note - This course does not cover the INs and OUTs of social media platforms (e.g. FB ads, Instagram marketing). This class covers the business side of social media consulting business. How to find clients, serve them and grow your business. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to start or grow their own business as a freelance social media manager
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Curriculum For This Course
46 Lectures
04:20:04
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Welcome to this course
1 Lecture 02:28
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Business Plan And Foundation
7 Lectures 27:39

Let's create a simple business plan (only one page) 

Preview 05:04

Take a look at the questions I ask before hiring any client. You can download and use this as RFP or client input form. 

Preview 03:06

I don't like BIG and complicated proposals. Here is one page client proposal that I have used since I started my social media consulting. 

Create your client proposal template - Use my one page sample
04:21

Learn what type of marketing material you need to grow your freelance social media business. I talk about having a simple website and also business card. 

What type of marketing or promotional material you need
07:36

Resources - How to build a wordpress site in 5minutes
00:10

HOMEWORK - Introduce yourself
00:23

Here are some social media services that you can offer and increase your revenue. 

What types of services you can offer (ideas)
06:59
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Finding New Clients
18 Lectures 01:37:08

Not many people think about using craigslist to find clients for social media business. This is how I got my initial clients.

How to use Craigslist to find freelance clients
07:53

See how I use craigslist platform to find freelance clients. 

DEMO - Watch how I use Craigslist
05:08

Use my email templates as inspiration. You can download in the resources section. 

FREE DOWNLOAD - My email templates for client outreach
04:25

Facebook groups are full of business owners who need help with social media. Learn how to use these groups to connect with them. 

How to use Facebook groups to find clients
06:36

This is how I use Facebook groups to find social media marketing clients. 

DEMO - Watch how I use Facebook groups
06:19

I use this simple sheet to manage my time inside Facebook groups. 

FREE DOWNLOAD - A tracking sheet and Facebook Groups you should join
02:05

HOMEWORK - Join all Facebook groups
00:33

See how to use Twitter to find social media marketing clients.

Preview 04:27

Watch how I use Twitter search operators to find social media clients. 

DEMO - Watch how I use Twitter search
06:48

Use this simple Twitter automation tool to save time. This is how I get all the alerts in my inbox. 

Twitter automation tool that saves me a lot of time
05:53

Download & use these Twitter search terms to find leads and clients. 

FREE DOWNLOAD - Twitter search operators to find leads
02:18

Learn how to use local events (and networking) to connect with local business owners. They are always looking for social media help. 

How to use local events to find clients
04:27

See how I find local networking events. These are great places to meet local business owners. 

DEMO - My process of finding local events
06:08

Here are some email templates I use to follow up with prospects.

FREE DOWNLOAD - Email templates for inspiration
02:29

LinkedIn is one of the biggest professional networks. Learn how to grow your network and find potential clients on this platform. 

How to use LinkedIn to find clients
11:02

Here is a quick walkthrough of LinkedIn platform. You will learn how to find and connect with future prospects. 

DEMO - A quick walkthrough of LinkedIn platform
12:43

FREE DOWNLOAD - 20 point checklist for KILLER LinkedIn profile
02:03

See different ways to price your social media marketing services

PRICING - How to price your social media services
05:51
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Delivering Services: Tools, Tips and Strategies
9 Lectures 01:18:06

Learn the importance of social media audits. Also you can download a simple template I use to conduct this audit. 

Conduct social media audit for new clients (Free DOWNLOAD)
06:32

A social media content calendar tells you WHAT to post and WHEN to post it. Look over my process and the template I use in this video. 

Create social media content calendars (Free DOWNLOAD)
06:26

Use this tool to post and schedule content on all social media channels. 

Tool #1 - Use this tool to post and schedule content
08:09

Learn how you can schedule 100s of social media updates in matter of minutes. 

Schedule 100s of social media updates in few minutes
06:02

Another simple tool to post and schedule content for your clients. 

Tool #2 - Use this tool to post and schedule content
07:45

I use this awesome tool to create branded content for my clients. It has 1000s of already made visuals and templates for you. 

Tool #3 - Use already made Amazing visuals to post and schedule for clients
16:25

Use these FREE tools to create amazing visuals for your clients. 

Tools to create AWESOME visuals for your clients
10:31

Video content is important. See how I make videos for my clients. 

Videos - How to create simple videos for your clients
07:27

Don't just post promotional messages. Find and share related content for your clients. 

Content curation - Find and share related content for clients
08:49

Content mix
1 question
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Client Management: Tips And Hacks
4 Lectures 14:55

How to create a weekly and daily routine that helps your stay organized and productive. 

Create your daily and weekly routine
03:53

See how I create simple monthly reports for my social media clients. 

Preview 06:51

See how I use Gmail and labels to prioritize client emails. 

Use Gmail to manage client communications
02:03

Make sure you track all client meetings and action items. 

Use Google sheets to track meeting minutes
02:08

Posting for clients
1 question
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Continue to grow your Freelance business
5 Lectures 35:54

Referrals are a key way to grow your Freelance business. Let's learn how to ask the right way. 

Asking for Referrals from existing clients (Download Templates)
06:01

See how you can use Fiverr to get more Freelance clients for social media or other tasks. 

How to use Fiverr to get Freelance clients
07:34

Quick demo of Fiverr platform
09:24

Upwork is another platform you can to market your Freelance service. Learn how! 

How to use Upwork to get Freelance clients
08:12

let's see how to create a great Upwork profile (with examples) 

Quick review of awesome Upwork seller profiles
04:43
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Conclusion and BONUS
2 Lectures 04:42

Thank you for taking this class! 

Thank you and what's next
02:12

BONUS - Crazy special on TOP courses
02:30
About the Instructor
Ali Mirza
4.4 Average rating
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49,245 Students
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Growth Marketer & Digital Entrepreneur

My name is Ali Mirza and I am the CEO & Founder of iSocialYou. I have been in social marketing industry for 10+ years and started iSocialYou about 2 years ago. At iSocialYou I have worked with several mega brands and startups. I help our clients in creating an engaging social brand and then generate leads from their social media presence.

I am also an entrepreneur at heart and have launched some products along the way (FiveOH is the most recent mobile app that I launched in 2015).

While working with key mega brands (Chevy, Lexmark, Papa Murphy) and 100s of SMB, I learned a lot and now I want to help YOU get results from your marketing efforts. My mission is to help 1,000,000 students get results from social media marketing efforts.