How to start working with Leadguru

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To start working with Leadguru, you must register first. You can do it by entering your business email on the main page, or by clicking on the Sign-Up link in the top menu.

You will be redirected to the registration page and will have to fill out the registration form.

Search Location, Search Technologies, Search Industries – optional fields. This information will help us find and recommend you the most relevant leads through a personalized Guru Feed.

For example, if your leads are companies from the USA and Europe interested in developing software on Angular and Ruby on Rails in the Health Care domain, then your form will look like this one:

When you fill out and submit the form, you will immediately enter Leadguru. In the future, to log in, you will enter your email and password on the login page.

 

After logging in, you may check and correct the Leadguru Settings by clicking the profile icon in the right corner.

We have already described the Search Location, Search Technologies, and Search Industries fields that you have seen in the registration form.

Search Location. It means where your prospective clients are located (e.g. USA, Europe).

Search Technologies. Here you should specify technologies that your prospects are using or plan to use (e.g. Angular, Python).

Search Industries. Specify a domain your prospects work in (e.g. Fintech).

Algorithms. Leadguru has 3 algorithms. Please, select the ones that you plan to use with Leadguru.

 Keywords. Here you must enter keywords related to your leads. For example, if you are looking for prospective clients for software development, you may enter here such keywords as software development, software developer, software engineer.

Block Words. Here you may enter words often used along with your targeted keywords but indicate leads that are not related to your business (e.g. course, study, book, help, advise).

Leadguru interface

The main part of Leadguru is the Guru feed on the left side. Here are the leads that Leadguru’s algorithm found for you.

In the center, you may see the initial message from the active lead or previous dialog with this lead.

On the right side, you will see the Lead Info panel with additional information about the chosen lead.

You can learn more about the basic elements of Leaguru from our Quick guide.

Beginning of work

In order to start working with Leadguru, you need to have a positive credit balance. Credits are an internal measure of resources spent by Leadguru for finding prospects for you.

After creating an account, you will be able to purchase the required number of credits. Our manager will contact you within a few days.

In order to start communicating with the lead you are interested in, you must save it first. You can do this when your credit balance is positive.

Each lead has two Save buttons: in the upper right corner of the lead card and in the right lead panel.

The saved lead will be marked with a specific symbol. You can communicate with saved leads without restrictions, even if you have no credits. If the credit balance becomes exhausted or it is less than required, then you will not be able to save the lead.

If you just created an account, you don’t have any connected workspaces yet. So, in the beginning, all Leads that you can see in the Feed are Paid Leads. You may explore them and save the most promising ones for further communication. You can do this when your credit balance is positive. Paid lead saving costs 500 credits.

Notification before lead saving:

Notification after lead saving when the workspace is not connected:

This information is displayed to make you able to identify the Leadguru workspace and connect it to Leadguru. The workspace connection is required to start communication with the lead.

 Workspaces connection

The connection of personal workspaces is carried out in the Sources – Add Source section.

This article will tell you how to connect Slack communities to Leadguru.

Paid Leads and Personal Leads

When you have a workspace connected, you may choose channels to monitor. In this case, you will pay 1 credit for each message processing and will be able to save all leads from connected and monitored channels at no charge. This leads from user-processed channels called Personal Leads.

You may connect and monitor any of 350+ Leadguru workspaces and selected channels and get Personal leads. Moreover, you may connect any other useful Custom workspace, in which you are registered. In this article, we have described where and how such communities can be found. We recommend connecting those workspaces that contain the largest number of useful leads and prospects. This tactic will increase the number of leads you receive and lower their cost.

If you have connected a Leadguru workspace, you may choose not to connect any channels for monitoring. Leadguru will monitor connected channels for you at no charge. Leads obtained from Leadguru-processed workspaces called Paid leads. The Paid lead saving costs 500 credits. 

Paid Leads are marked with a special symbol:

 

When the lead is saved and the appropriate workspace is connected, you may start communicating with the lead.

Please, read more details in this article.

Communication with prospective clients

When your lead is saved you may start communication via Guru Feed or Chat.

For this purpose, there is a chat at the bottom of the Leadguru.

In the following article, we described several useful tactics and tics that help you attract more clients successfully via communication and avoid common mistakes.

Moreover, we have templates that may help to automate your communications with prospects.

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