Go to Market Planning Templates

Leverage Go to Market Planning Templates that have been proven at G1000 companies and Startups to effective develop and execute go to market plans.

Social Media Planning Template

Rated 4.50 out of 5 based on 14 customer ratings
(14 customer reviews)

$299.00 $249.00

Social Media Planning Template

Harness Social Media by developing strategies and tactics to increase awareness, build pipeline, chance product development and increase customer satisfaction.

  • 26 professionally designed PowerPoint slides (editable).
  • A proven process, compelling graphics and sample social media planning text.
  • Download the Social Media Planning Template and create a plan to develop a social media strategy and guide tactical execution.

Download the Social Media Planning Template to harness and integrate social media into your organization’s go-to-market strategy today.

The processes that are shared to build a Social Media Plan have been tested and proven at Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups and are used in an advanced marketing class taught at the executive MBA level.


Social Media Planning Template

Harness Social Media by developing strategies and tactics to increase awareness, build pipeline, chance product development and increase customer satisfaction.

The Social Media Planning Template is designed for the social media strategist to educate the organization and to form the basis for the integrating Social Media into the overall go-to-market plan

The Social Media Planning template summarizes the disruption in power that social media has brought about, its impact on the organization and how to leverage and integrate social media into building products, generating awareness and interest and supporting customers.

Move beyond traditional market research surveys to focus on social media feedback as the primary conduit for customer experience information as it is cheaper, global, larger samples, quicker to deploy and conducive to frequent updates.

Savvy social media strategists use social media for competitive intelligence and insights to build products and services based on their own customer feedback and that of competitors.  In addition, a social media plan example should incorporate the use of social media content in the sales process to identify those who are engaging with buy signals in the market place.

Download the PowerPoint template to harness Social Media by developing strategies and tactics to build better products, build pipeline, increase customer satisfaction and create and enable net promoters.

14 reviews for Social Media Planning Template

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Adam Smith

    The process help facilitate a conversation inside the company, at an executive level, of how we should think and act relative to social media. VP Marketing, Start-up of an IT company.

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    Beatrice Ingram

    The Social Media Planning Template opened our eyes to how we can build integrated social media plans to build products, sell products, support products and effectively communicate with our employees.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brooke R

    We are more of a traditional company and although social media has been around forever not all levels of management are active social media users. The social media planning deck was a great way for us to bring the management team up to speed in a politically correct way. Social Media Manager

  4. Rated 4 out of 5

    Craig Garza

    Having looked at various “strategies and templates” on implementing Social Media for companies, the” Social Media Planning Template” truly provided value in the “HOW-TO” with resources to consider!

    Excellent Presentation!



  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Rocky Thomlinson

    The framework for when to act has been really useful for our company to develop our own plan. Marketing Director

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tom Robertson

    Our company is new to social media and we had lots of ideas of things to do but no real plan of where to start and the template helped us.

  7. Rated 4 out of 5

    Rob Dockerty

    The social media engagement funnel was the baseline for us to develop our own funnel as the traditional sales funnel did not accurately reflect our social media objectives. Senior Manager, Social Media

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    George Hamilton

    The slide summarizing the impact of social media’s impact on marketing was a reminder of all the ways we could be harnessing the power of social media. Product Marketing Manager

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jerry H.

    The deck reinforced to us that Social Media is dependent on content and the importance of content type, format and platform all have to be effectively managed. VP Marketing

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Marshia Jacobs

    The summary of social media blunders was helpful for us to gain additional credibility from our management team. Social Media Manager

  11. Rated 4 out of 5

    Chris Harris

    The graphics in this template are compelling and something we typically pay $200.00 per slide for and that is the cost of this entire template. VP Marketing of processes related to Start-up.

  12. Rated 4 out of 5

    Julia Hernandez

    Quantifying the impact of Social Media has always been a challenge and the examples in the PowerPoint provided us with new metrics to track and manage.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bridgette Brushwood

    The example of how to leverage content with social media gave me some ideas of how I could get more mileage out of the content that I produce. Product Marketing Manager

  14. Rated 4 out of 5

    Larry Taylor

    We used the insight shared in learning styles to rebut the question of why we need to be on so many social media platforms. Social Media Manager

Add a review

You may also like…

Leverage Go to Market Planning Templates

Proven at G1000 and Startups to effectively develop and execute go to market plans

Provides a huge head start start to the go to market team

Go to market plans are built in PowerPoint and fully editable

Go to Market Strategy Template

Every company should have a comprehensive go to market plan and process for reaching prospective customers. Key go to market functions such as sales, marketing, product management, development, services and support must be integrated into the go to market plan. In addition, each function in the organization needs to prepare go to market strategies that cascade down from the company’s objectives.

It’s possible to build a powerful, integrated go-to-market process by leveraging a proven go to market strategy template. An effective plan incorporates the go to market strategies which guide operational execution. Also, a go to market plan enables a company to identify the target market and design unique value propositions tailored to both specific customer segments as well as the company’s unique differentiation. Finally, a go to market plan empowers a company to effectively deliver its offering to the marketplace and continually refine that offering based on rich, informative and continuous feedback.

<< Download a Go to Market Strategy Template now >>

Go to Market Strategy – Strategic Account Plan Template

B2B direct sales people can all benefit from a sales strategy template. A sales strategy example is provided in the download that outlines how a B2B direct sales person can research an account and orchestrate resources to effectively sell.

A sales plan example is perfect for B2B direct sales people to populate with all of their account knowledge and the resources available to them within their organization. Creating an integrated and holistic plan will streamline customer acquisition and up-sell opportunities by optimizing a plan to coordinate go to market resources to acquire and upsell customers.

<< Download a Sales Strategy Template now >>

Go to Market Strategy – Foundational Building Blocks

Foundational building blocks via a sound go to market strategy with easy-to-use templates are designed to help a firm bring its offering to market. Go to market strategy templates facilitate the transfer of the offering from development to the market. As well, all of the technology must be translated into go to market messages that can be used to find, attract, engage and convert prospects into customers. All of the templates and worksheets to create compelling sales messages are included in the go to market strategy template.

This go to market template includes examples of models for product lifecycle, market sizing and technology adoption. Also included are examples for the market landscape, use cases, unique selling propositions for personas and unique differentiation is included in this go to market strategy template. Below are details about the various go to market strategy templates.

<< Download the Go to Market Strategy – Foundational Building Blocks now >>

Go to Market Plan – Lead Generation Planning Template

B2B lead generation is often not given the time, attention and resources that it deserves and as a result, go to market strategies fail. This is mainly because the correlation between marketing and sales is frequently not well understood. An effective integrated B2B lead generation plan is part of the sales process which sales and marketing jointly design, develop, execute, track manage and continually improve upon. A B2B lead generation plan that s not grounded in the customer buying process or tied to the sales plan is doomed from the start. Follow the integrated B2B lead generation example in the lead generation planning template to build an effective plan to acquire and retain customers.

<< Download a Lead Generation Planning Template now >>

Go to Market Plan – Lead Management Planning Template

The core to any B2B lead management system is marketing automation and account intelligence. The B2B lead management plan and process has to be developed from the sales person’s perspective and must be created before any lead generation programs are set in motion. Components of an effective B2B lead management plan include: a target account profile, a qualification matrix, lead scoring, lead routing, lead escalation, lead nurturing, lead follow-up, clear terms and definitions, lead hand-off processes and synchronized marketing and sales automation systems.

<< Download a template for a best-in-class Lead Management Process now >>

Go to Market Plan – Investor Presentation Template

The investor presentation template is for those that are raising money for a startup who will need to create an investor presentation (pitch deck, the deck). Unfortunately, some startups are so passionate about what they do that they do not develop an effective pitch deck. The investor presentation is typically left to the end (days before the pitch) and the visual presentation of the story is not on par with the verbal explanation. An ultimate pitch deck for startups includes a small number of slides (10 -15) that need to be very polished in order to make a great first impression. The investor presentation template includes examples on an investor pitch deck. While not all of the investor presentation slide examples need to be used (and the order of the deck will vary, based upon how one tells the story), but the deck facilitates the development and delivery of a winning investor presentation.

<< Download an Investor Pitch Deck now >>

Go to Market Plan – Messaging & Positioning Template

To develop and execute messaging and positioning that is effective, it is important to understand the following definitions. A value proposition is a statement that communicates perceived value form the buyer’s perspective to those in the buying process. Positioning is a concept that places competitors, substitutes and alternatives relative to one another. And, messaging defines the communications that a company develops to highly targeted segments and specific personas within the customer buying process.

Positioning is an integral part of persona-based marketing, especially as the content strategy and messaging is formulated. Messaging is a subset of positioning. It’s the art of defining what will be communicated and how it will be said to the targeted personas. Messaging is the intermediary step between positioning and content creation.

<< Download a Messaging & Positioning Template now >>

Go to Market Plan – Content Marketing Planning Template

Effective B2B content marketing requires the orchestration of content providers, a content calendar, content platforms and specific activities for each piece of content. The best-in-class B2B content marketers create a meaningful and relevant story for each persona in the customer buying process. A successful B2B content marketing plan will focus on identifying with business problems that are real for the audience and business outcomes that create a sense of urgency and need to secure funding.

Leverage this proven content strategy template to build an effective content marketing plan to engage prospects and convert them to customers.

<< Download a Content Marketing Examples and a Content Calendar Template now >>

Go to Market Plan -Call Guide for SDRs & BDRs

This is the ultimate B2B call guide for facilitating follow-up conversations with prospects and qualified leads in order to convert them to qualified sales opportunities.

A B2B call guide framework is much more effective and natural for a sales development (SDR) than a call script. An SDR call guide must be integrated with the B2B lead generation team as this team usually contributes up to 50% of the sales pipeline. As well, the call guide for an SDR has to be consistent with the B2B sales process. This is because qualified sales leads are passed from the SDR to the inside sales rep or field sales rep with the goal of conversion to a qualified sales opportunity. By using the B2B call guide framework one can bring marketing, sales development and sales onto the same page with the same goal.

<< Download a Call Guide for SDRs & BDRs now >>

Go to Market Plan – Social Media Planning Template

Creating a social media plan and the corresponding social media strategy takes time to develop, and not all digital marketers have enough time in the week to build a plan. Because the online landscape constantly changes (platforms and audiences), a dynamic process is required to adapt.

A social media strategy template should specify the desired business goals that social media activity will help meet. The goals should be SMART – specific, measureable, attainable, relevant and time-based. It is useful to document when to act and to have a standard set of dashboards, metrics and KPIs to measure progress.

<< Download a Social Media Strategy Template now >>

Go to Market Plan – Website Proposal Planning Template

In the digital age, a website frequently serves as a business’ or organization’s front entrance through which many prospects and customers will connect. A company’s website should provide a professional on-line experience that will generally enhance the organization’s image and branding, as well as move prospects through the sales process.

This sample website proposal template describes how to pitch an organization to secure funding for a new website or provide a facelift to an existing website. The scope of the website proposal includes business objectives, target audiences, website strategies, UX, website features, enabling processes, success metrics, critical success factors and deliverables.

<< Download a Website Proposal Planning Template now >>