How To Become a Profitable Freelance Social Media Manager

Start your social media side hustle today! Get scripts, templates, sales copy & more. It's the same "6fig" system I use!
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 2.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

*** UPDATED: NOV 2016 *** TIME SENSITIVE BONUS TRAINING INCLUDED

>Important, preview "How To Get 500 Leads In One Day" in the curriculum below. It's a FREE BONUS<

Making money managing small business social media is easy when you know how.

Enrol and I'll personally share my simple step-by-step process that makes me thousands each month with very little work on my part. Your training includes a complete suite of resources and all the materials you need to start immediately. No special skills required.

It's all easier than you might think. I typically never talk to my clients, the money appears "magically" in my account on the first of the month and I have no risk or down-side because I get paid in advance (and you will too.)

BONUS MATERIALS ... YOURS FREE ... VALUE $4,975

This course contains copies of my actual sales letter to clients, the web page (html + copy), promotional emails, order emails, lead generating report (use 'as is'), client on-boarding audit document, step-by-step process guide and much more. Yours to literally copy-n-paste your way to rapid results!

Hello, my name's James Burchill and I'm a "lazy" entrepreneur!

I enjoy down time, reading books, writing, watching movies, dinners out with my friends and so on. I only work "hard" a few hours a month and the rest of the time I use systems and outsourced contract staff.

Even working just a few hours a month doing what I do, I make more than most each year. It's a simple system and when I started implementing it I was making just an extra $1,000 a month. Later when I scaled it up to 12 clients I made an extra $6,000 a month ... and at my "busiest" (17 clients) I was banking an extra $8,500 per month - that's just over $100K per year - on top of all the other things I do - or don't do *wink*

Look, I'm not saying you will make this much - I don't know you or whether you will do anything with the material and training I provide. But if you follow the formula you will make money - guaranteed. There's no magic to it, it's a simple service and you get paid to deliver it (note: I said 'deliver it' not do it...) How much you get is entirely up to you but it will be a lot more than the one-time investment you'll make in this course.

So now that we're clear, here's what I'll teach you (and this isn't theory) as with all my courses - they're from personal experience and in the case of this course, I'm still doing this myself and making thousands every month from it.

So why would I teach you? Doesn't it create competition? Not really, people buy from people for a whole range of reasons and unless you're living right next door to me (in which case let's partner up and make even more money - LOL!) there will be no issue.

I'll show you my "content made easy" process from start to finish:

  1. I'll explain WHY clients will pay you (it's not what you think.)
  2. How I get leads and convert them automatically into clients.
  3. How I handle contractors and where I find them.
  4. How I time the tasks to keep it simple. Minimal work. Maximum profits.
  5. How I automate client delivery throughout the month. The tools I use.
  6. How I get paid automatically each month. No pesky "receivables"
  7. How I easily up-sell the client with other high-value services
  8. And more ... BONUS Materials Value: $4975
    1. The actual SALES PAGE from my "secret offer" website I share with clients (the HTML file plus a PDF edition for reference.)
    2. Copies of emails I've written and sent to clients to land new business
    3. Copies of the Job Wanted adverts I use to hire contractors
    4. Copies of the email I send to contractors when booking work
    5. Copies of the email I send to clients when sending them their content
    6. The actual "CDS" excel worksheet I use when on-boarding a new client
    7. A copy of the special lead generation report I offer new client leads
    8. Bonus training manual on the 36 Ways to FAIL in Social Media
    9. 6 Secret content source ideas + a sample advert for the service offer.

I'm a little embarrassed to say it ... but this is a dead simple solution that provides a valuable service to local business clients who have very little time and know they need this now. And you can manage it all remotely from home in a couple of hours per month.

By the way ... if you hadn't already checked me out, I'm a bestselling author and written books about social media, automation, systems and marketing. I've advised GoodYear, eBay and other major brands about their social media marketing, spoken at conferences about social media and taught social media at the University level as an adjunct Professor. Lastly, I'm still offering this "solution" to my clients today making this is the real thing ... remember, it's NOT theory - it's practical advice that's working today.

So, what are you waiting for ...

Enrol in this course now and get paid to help local businesses with their social media!

-------------------- PLEASE NOTE --------------------

PS. I teach you how to offer and implement a simple social media service for business. This is not a course about every social media platform available. I don't get into how to use specific platforms - in fact I successfully make money by offering my clients BASIC social media updates using ONLY Twitter, Facebook and if I'm feeling generous ... LinkedIn (I clone the content.) Remember ... I'm a lazy entrepreneur - if you want to learn a hard system that requires more work, there are other courses for that out there ;-)

What are the requirements?

  • No special skills required. Complete instructions included.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • A recurring monthly revenue and you'll get paid automatically on the 1st of every month
  • A steady stream of clients happy to pay you $500 (or more) to manage their social media
  • A simple system where you manage clients in minutes, not hours and no in-person meetings required
  • An easy way to source reliable and inexpensive outsource talent to do the client work for you
  • Copy-N-Paste Your way to success because all the documents you need are included!

What is the target audience?

  • You have basic computer skills and are comfortable with email and surfing the web.
  • You enjoy social media and are at ease when exploring Facebook, Twitter and the like.
  • You prefer working smart - not hard.
  • You have a desire to work for yourself and earn some extra money.
  • If you are looking for a course that teaches you HOW to use the various social media platforms - this isn't it. I teach you how to sell a simple social media management service.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: The Opportunity Overview
03:17

Here's where I describe the opportunity, what's included and what you need to do next.

The 7 steps to successfully duplicating my social media profit process
Article
08:06

In this lecture I explain the real reasons clients will pay you to help them with their social media. It's not as complicated as you might think and comes down to a few simple requirements.

03:30

Just how much can you make and why should I believe you?

Section 2: BONUS FREE TRAINING
Article

Hi, it's James Burchill here and if (like most businesses) you want more leads then you're going to love this FREE BONUS ... 

For a limited time I'm giving you the opportunity to go behind the scenes with me as I produce a live b2b event that will generate about 500 business leads for me in one day. 

Article

Here's how to get access to my behind the scenes bonus material where I show you how to get 500 leads in one day.

Section 3: The Monthly Profit Process ... Copy-N-Paste Simple!
11:27

OK, so I have a client ... now what? This lecture (part 1 and 2) outlines the monthly stages and actions you must take to keep the process moving smoothly so you can service your clients social media needs easily and on time.

11:46

OK, so I have a client ... now what? This lecture (part 2) completes the monthly stages and actions you must take to keep the process moving smoothly so you can service your clients social media needs easily and on time.

11 pages

If you want to consult with clients and offer them social media management services this guidebook will help you avoid the usual blunders so many rookies make.

Section 4: Outsourcing & Content Creation
08:35

Unless you want to do the work yourself (and you shouldn't after a while) this is the lecture where I explain how and where I find contractors ... and what I look for in a quality resource.

06:33

Thinking about content creation is key to keeping things easy and simple. And even though you will be outsourcing to professional writers ... it never hurts to be in the know, plus on those days when you feel like it ... you can give your contract writers even more direction.

8 pages

If you're looking for inspiration for content ... look no further than this 6 part report outlining 'secret' locations for finding your muse.

Article

Here are some client FB and TW updates ... for inspiration and to give you an idea of how simple this really is.

Article

Ever wondered about the best times to publish on social media or what to say? Well this infographic shows you the most popular channels, the content that works best and the optimal times to post it.

Section 5: Attracting New Clients
11:36

You can ask people if they want you services or you can give them a gift instead ... This alternative (but very powerful) approach to lead generation works wonders and again (like much of my approach) requires very little hands-on work.

06:23

In this lecture I share my SALES LETTER and discuss the way the process works. You are given permission to use the copy and the overall approach to build your own brand offer.

Email List Building Explained
40 pages
Section 6: The Sales Strategies Behind This Simple Program
06:12

In addition to content creation it's key that you "think differently" about social media and content creation. This is my strategic approach to the subject and once you've learned it you will never look at social media or search marketing and SEO the same again.

04:12

In this lecture I dive deeper into the technical benefits that social media offers, it's a great resource for additional "talking points" with your future clients.

Article

Once your client is happy with their monthly social media service ... approach them with these simple and highly effective up-sell offers. It's entirely possible to 2X, 3X or even 4X your earnings from a single client with these simple up-sells!

1 page

Here's the one-page matrix I reference in a few places regarding how to think about the STAGES and STATES of the buying process.

Article

I was asked if I'd written a blog post explaining the CC MATRIX in more detail ... here's something infinitely better :)

04:48

Writing without context can be done ... but for really effective results it's better to know the stage and state of mind of the prospect you're trying to reach. This lecture explains (via white board no less!) my approach to the conversation continuum matrix.

Article

A few years back (around the time I published my book "Social Media Isn't Social If You're Shouting!") I was asked to appear on TV as a guest expert about Social Media. Here's the interview on YouTube from the show - It's a Crazy Life!

It explains my approach and philosophy on social media and WHY I believe more businesses need help.

Section 7: Saving Time Through Automation
03:31

In this video you'll see how to save HOURS simply by using smart automation - in this instance: Hootsuite.

Hootsuite Rules
Article
Section 8: Review Questions
8 questions

Making money managing social media isn't hard if you remember to take small steps. These questions will help ensure you remembered the material.

Section 9: Conclusion
Article

In accordance with Udemy policy this is where I can tell you about other things I've created and are available for your educational and informational enjoyment. You can ignore this lecture entirely ... I'll sulk a little, wonder why you don't care but life will go on ;-)

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Instructor Biography

James Burchill, Showing People How To Start Their Side-Hustle Since 1999

James is a certified Evernote Consultant (ECC), marketing automation coach, productivity trainer, copywriter and bestselling author. 

Since 1986 he's been helping individuals and companies become more productive and profitable through the intelligent use of technology and words. 

Today James helps people start a side hustle in their spare time. He's passionate about entrepreneurship and creates training courses encouraging people to explore self-employment and technology.

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