What is LinkedIn Outreach and how can I get started towards making a freelance career out of it?

In learning social media marketing the video instructor had mentioned how people are doing very well with LinkedIn Outreach". It was a quick passing comment by the instructor but my interest was immediately piqued. I like the idea of offering a B2B service. However I don't understand what successful LinkedIn Outreach precisely means and how to do it as a freelance consulting service. Any ideas on how to get started?


If done properly LinkedIn Outreach and be very lucrative. I believe the instructor was talking about the general concept of using LinkedIn to generate leads. The simplest example is how recruiters use it to find new college grads looking for jobs. We can hop on a call and chat about how LinkedIn Outreach can benefit you.

Answered 7 years ago

I know that LinkedIn is a super popular tool for outreach to prospects/contacts in today's market, but I'm not sure what you mean by doing LinkedIn outreach as a freelance consulting service.

I've used LinkedIn for cold outreach to prospects I've researched within multiple markets and it is a fantastic tool! Some things to think about are clear and concise messaging and a subject line that will get your prospect to open your message.

I have a couple of ideas around how you might get started if you can tell me a little about what your end goal is with this project. Let me know.

Thank you,

Answered 5 years ago

I would encourage you to think about outreach more broadly than just LinkedIn. While LinkedIn is a great place to find potential customers (sales) and new team members (recruiting).

Many busy professionals require the help of a virtual assistant, or junior team member to help with their outreach efforts. You can make a career out of it if you can master the process, price it appropriately, and provide results in excess of the investment your client makes.

Specific to LinkedIn, this means being able to identify people who fit the description of your clients target market for new sales or team members. It then would become your job to send the initial communications and requisite follow-up messages to either setup an in-person meeting, product demo, or any other objective that your client has.

Simply put, your job would be to expertly handle the manual and emotional labor of finding someone, connecting with them, and achieving an objective with that them on behalf of your client.

Let me know if you'd like to discuss this further on Clarity.

Answered 5 years ago

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