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Social Prospecting Blueprint - B2B Social Selling System

A proven, step-by-step system for generating prospects, leads and sales in just 20 minutes a day on social media.
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Created by Tony Zayas
Last updated 6/2014
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  • 8 hours on-demand video
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Strategically develop a process for social prospecting which only takes between 15-20 minutes a day, at maximum
Establish a strong presence and credibility at the major social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+)
Utilize the networks to pinpoint opportune prospects who are the critical decision-makers in their organizations
Learn to engage with the key stakeholders to begin the process of allowing them to get to know, like and trust you
Position yourself in a way that differentiates and elevates you from your competition
Easily create content for the social networks to stay active, top-of-mind and draw prospects to you
Turn casual social connections into a business dialogue
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  • It's recommended that you have accounts at Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+
  • A basic ability to navigate the web and utilize social networks

The Social Prospecting Blueprint is a step-by-step video course that allows B2B entrepreneurs, small business owners and sales professionals to utilize social media to effectively find, target, interact and build relationships with the key stakeholders that they need to be in touch with in order to generate new business or grow existing business.

Social media provides the perfect ground for collecting the intelligence necessary to find the find the decision-makers, learn about them and create an introduction that effectively kills cold calling and allows you to position yourself at a higher perceived value, since you're beginning on a relationship basis.

This course overcomes the traditional challenges faced with social media, namely time constraints, challenges with content and lack of strategy. Armed with this blueprint, your efforts will be quick, effective, focused and repeatable in generating new prospects, leads and business via social media.

This training material has been used in group coaching settings with outstanding results to show for and should take approximately 4 to 6 weeks to complete.

The course is comprised of video tutorials (over 8 hours of total instruction, with each video no more than 20 minutes in length) and each course section is capped off with an actionable downloadable PDF that will contain action steps or exercises to put what was taught into practice.

Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business Owners
  • B2B Sales Proffessionals
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 48 Lectures Collapse All 48 Lectures 08:13:45
Claiming Your Authority
11 Lectures 02:27:30

  • Understanding how social media can act as a powerful sales and marketing tool to speed up the process of getting to “Know, Like and Trust”
  • How to position yourself at the highest level of perceived value in your initial interactions with prospects
  • Understand the six principles of influence and apply them to social media for credibility that you can leverage
Defining what makes up influence & credibility (Part 2)

  • Learn what makes you “credible” online, as uncovered via research done at Stanford, as to apply the guidelines on social media
  • The power of credibility and why it's essential for social selling
  • Reviewing social profiles to optimize them for performance
Defining what makes up influence & credibility (Part 3)

  • Learn about the massive, widely untapped opportunity that exists on LinkedIn -- the professional social network
  • Understanding the different opportunities to improve your LinkedIn profile
  • Defining LinkedIn profile optimization
Getting Established on the Network of B2B Movers and Shakers

LinkedIn Profile Optimization (Part 1)

  • LinkedIn Profile Optimization Continued
    • Adding Rich Media, including video, images, etc.
    • Applying social proof to your profile via endorsements and recommendations
    • How to include keywords and descriptions that showcase your expertise
LinkedIn Profile Optimization (Part 2)

  • Recognizing the somewhat hidden B2B potential on Facebook, beyond traditional use
  • Addressing the steps to creating a strong presence on Facebook
  • Understanding Graph Search and how you can benefit from it for prospecting
Friends, Family and Incredible Intelligence

  • Learn the importance of a professional personal Facebook profile
  • Overview of the elements that are vital to having a strong and engaging Business Page so that it's both visually interesting, as well as informative and links out to other resources
  • Addressing the state of Facebook Business Pages
Friends, Family and Incredible Intelligence (Part 2)

  • How to "get" Twitter and why it's perhaps the most immediately actionable opportunity in social media for B2B prospecting
  • Creating a solid Twitter profile
  • Introduction to advanced search strategies on Twitter
The Network of Opportunity Discovery

  • Understanding how Google+ plays into social prospecting
  • Steps to setting up a G+ presence that promotes your digital presence
Leveraging the Quiet Giant

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 1.

Section 1 Quiz
4 questions

Follow this PDF action guide to apply the principles learned in Section 1.

Be sure to ask questions, as needed!

Section 1 Action Steps
1 page
Advanced Search, Prospecting and Discovery
6 Lectures 48:16
  • An Overview of Section 2
  • Discovering prospects through advanced search
  • Basics of relationship building via social
Preview 04:09

  • Learning LinkedIn search methods
    • Search basics
    • Advanced filters
    • Search and monitor by company
    • Search and monitor by job title and responsibilities
    • How LinkedIn and Twitter can be useful in complimenting one another
LinkedIn Advanced Search Methods

  • Learn about Facebook's Graph Search
    • How to target prospects based on job title / responsibilities via Graph Search
    • How to target prospects based on where they work -- both city and and company
    • How to leverage relationships to gain insight and connection points to new prospects
Facebook Graph Search Targetting

  • Learn how to use Twitter's powerful search functionality to uncover brand new opportunties
    • Advanced Twitter search, focused on job title and responsibilities
    • Advanced Twitter search, including Geo-Targeting to find local prospects
Twitter Advanced Search, Title and Geo-Targeting

  • Prospecting research using Google+
    • Finding individuals, pages and communities that are ripe for prospecting
    • Learn to run searches that focus on local proximity
Google+ Prospect Search

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 2.

Section 2 Quiz
4 questions

Follow this PDF action guide to apply the principles learned in Section 2.

Be sure to ask questions, as needed!

Section 2 Action Steps
1 page
Quickly Creating a Magnetic Content Factory
6 Lectures 01:23:21
  • An overview on creating compelling content
  • The importance of content for positioning yourself on social media
  • Overcoming the traditional hurdles of content creation
Preview 04:17

  • How to position yourself to immediately maximize your perceived value to your prospects
  • Steps to changing the sales dynamic
  • Moving your prospects from where they are to where they want to be
Creating Magnetic Authority Positioning

  • Crafting a powerful story to define your "Legend" and establishes your ideals
  • Developing the foundation that makes creating content that supports your brand, simple
  • An exercise to create your Vision Statement, from which all of your messaging will flow
The Legend of You

  • An introduction to LinkedIn's publishing platform
  • Learn about the advantages and access that this platform provides
  • Instructions for applying for access to the powerful platform
Become an Influencer on LinkedIn

  • A stealth technique for overcoming the challenge of having to create content on a regular basis by leveraging existing sources
  • Why active content sharing is important to keep you top of mind with your prospects
  • Recommendations on where to find great content sources
OPC Sharing Workshop

  • A process for developing content that represents your brand, stands out and is memorable
  • Make content creation simple and quick
  • A litmus test to determine if content is representative of your brand
Your Content Plan Simplified and Supercharged

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 3.

Section 3 Quiz
5 questions
Methodically Finding Home Base
4 Lectures 37:10
  • Review the four major social networks to determine which one or two should take precedence and be primary and secondary focus
  • Determine the considerations that should be made when choosing focal points
Preview 04:56

  • A look at which network might result in maximum results with minimal movement
  • Reviewing LinkedIn for pros and cons in social prospecting
  • Reviewing Facebook for pros and cons in social prospecting
Pros and Cons: Establishing Home Base (Part 1)

  • Reviewing Twitter for pros and cons in social prospecting
  • Reviewing Google+ for pros and cons in social prospecting
  • Defining the 4-Part Success Process
Pros and Cons: Establishing Home Base (Part 2)

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 4.

Section 4 Quiz
4 questions

Follow this PDF action guide to apply the principles learned in Section 4.

Be sure to ask questions, as needed!

Section 4 Action Steps
1 page
Alerts and Automation Tools
7 Lectures 01:05:22
  • Learn how to streamline processes with social media to reduce time spent on content and maintenance
  • Allow prospecting to be the primary focus on social media
Preview 02:45

  • Key steps to rise above the noise on the social web
  • Leveraging alerts to be aware of social conversation in our niche
Alerts and Tracking Tools (Part 1)

  • Learn a Really Super Simple way to stay on top of everything in your industry/market
  • Follow the steps to tie alerts to your RSS reader to manage all of the info you must be aware of in a single location for efficiency
Alerts and Tracking Tools (Part 2)

  • Learn the process of tying OPC to the simple web tools that are available for efficiency
  • Make sharing content and maintaining active profiles that keep you top-of-mind with your prospects, quick and easy
OPC Automation

  • Learn to use features at LinkedIn to filter out the information overload and get to the information and people that matter most quickly
  • Setup Twitter Lists to maintain focus on your prospects that are on Twitter
How to Track Legitimate Prospects and Avoid the Noise on Social Media (Part 1)

  • Learn how to create lists in Facebook and Circles in Google+ to both monitor and interact with clients or other VIP friends
  • Learn to send out messages to select audiences in both Facebook and Google+
How to Track Legitimate Prospects and Avoid the Noise on Social Media (Part 2)

  • Learn and apply a quick and easy hack that allows a free web service to alert you via SMS whenever your LinkedIn contacts add a new position to their profile
LinkedIn Hack for Timely Touches

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 5.

Section 5 Quiz
2 questions
5 Lectures 43:58
  • How to start social conversations and interactions that will begin to develop relationships with your prospects
  • Move from unknown to known using quick social touches
Preview 02:33

  • A step-by-step look of the actual interaction process on each of the networks, beginning with:
    • LinkedIn network updates
    • Groups
    • Pulse
    • Mentions
Definining the Engagement Process at Each Network (Part 1)

  • A step-by-step look of the actual interaction process on each of the networks, continuing with:
    • Facebook Pages, Facebook Lists, commenting, likes and shares
    • Twitter Lists, retweets, favorites and replies
    • Google Plus Circles to interact with prospects
Definining the Engagement Process at Each Network (Part 2)

  • Find out an under-the-radar way to use your personal Facebook profile for maximum effect in your business
Swimming Downstream: The Alternate Facebook Method

A look at how to stay focused and organized with your social prospecting by following the 10-15 Rule and other processes

In... Out... Onward: Organization, 10-15 Rule and Processes for Efficiency

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 6.

Section 6 Quiz
4 questions
5 Lectures 42:06
  • An intro to the process of moving from light social engagement and interaction into a business conversation
  • Developing real business relationships with social contacts
Preview 03:46

  • Learn how to significantly increase the odds of getting on your prospect's radar by using this method
  • Be seen in multiple places and showcase your expertise
  • Continue the casual interaction to grow familiarity
Cross Pollination

Learn a simple follow up process on LinkedIn that has proven to get outstanding results. Stand out from everyone who is missing out on the massive opportunity at the world's largest professional network.

LinkedIn Follow Up

  • Learn how to start the business dialogue with your social contacts whom you've only had light casual interaction
  • How to make offers and send messages that get read and have an extremely high response rate
Offers and Exchanges

Easily learn how to use LinkedIn to identify referral candidates and a painless process to create referrals on demand

LinkedIn Power Referral Process

This quiz will cover principles addressed in Section 7.

Section 7 Quiz
3 questions
1 Lecture 09:01

Congratulations, you've completed the core Social Prospecting Blueprint curriculum! In this video, the main success principles are reiterated a final time.

Success Principles and Conclusion
3 Lectures 14:01

A simple hack that will allow you to find almost any decision-maker's email address.

How To Get Almost Anyone's Email Address

Learn how to position yourself to be seen as an authoritative voice in your market by following a few simple steps in this bonus tutorial

Steps to Instant Authority
About the Instructor
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Tony Zayas is an award-winning digital marketer and strategist. Zayas works to coach B2B business owners and sales professionals in understanding and leveraging the tremendous potential that the digital frontier offers. He expertise extends into digital marketing strategy and launching new media initiatives, including social media, mobile, blog, web and email marketing, in B2B environments.

A graduate of the University of Iowa, Tony has over 10 years of experience in digital marketing. In 2013 Zayas was named as an inaugural winner of Smart Business Magazine’s 2013 SoMe Impact Awards for the Large Companies category. The award recognizes marketing executives that took that leap of faith into the unknown world of social media and in doing so, drove substantial value for their companies.

Zayas’ formal training as a coach was through the ICF Accredited, Coach Training Alliance, headquartered out of Boulder, Colorado. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa, as a Philosophy major.

A Chicago native, and long-time LA transplant, Tony and his family currently reside in Northeast Ohio.

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