Aspirational Contacts Template

Build relationships with aspirational contacts influencers and thought leaders
with Excel and Google Spreadsheet.

Relationships are built one step at a time

Use this Aspirational Contacts Template to build a relationship with hundreds of thought leaders, journalists, bloggers and influencers in your industry. [Thanks so much to Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone, for the inspiration to put this together.]

Lead with generosity and be genuin

Using this Aspirational Contacts Template we’ve been able to reach out to and build relationships with thought leaders, journalists, bloggers and influencers from all over the world. 

If you’re generous and absolutely genuine about who you approach, then this template will help you keep track of the relationships you grow over time. 
Some of the activities we use it to track are if we’ve: tweeted them, read their book, reviewed the book, signed up to their email newsletter, emailed them, or met them. 
If you lead with generosity and are 100% genuine in your approach, you can get in touch with nearly anyone. Best of luck connecting with your aspirational contacts!

Excel Spreadsheet and Google Spreadsheet (47 KB - XLS)

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The Aspirational Contacts Template is free and licensed under Creative Commons License, Attribution 3.0. This means you may edit or build upon the work and even use it commercially, but you must give the original author proper attribution. Thank you!

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About the authors

Adam Franklin and Toby Jenkins are the authors of Web Marketing That Works. They host an iTunes podcast and are the founders of the marketing firm Bluewire Media.  They are recognised entrepreneurs, bloggers and speakers, and have released over 37 free templates to an active marketing community of over 15,702 people.

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