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Smoke and Mirrors: How to Sell Without Selling
Sales Strategies

Smoke and Mirrors: How to Sell Without Selling

Salespeople that focus on consultative selling behaves more like a consultant, giving genuinely useful advice to customers, rather than a salesman en route to bigger commissions.
Watch Jimmy Kimmel Make a Hilarious Shark Tank Pitch for 'Horse Pants'
Shark Tank

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Make a Hilarious Shark Tank Pitch for 'Horse Pants'

'I got two words for ya buddy,' quipped Mark Cuban of the strange clothing range: 'glue factory.'
Geoff Weiss
Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?
Business Circle

Are You Ready to Pitch Investors for Funding?

As many entrepreneurs know, securing funding for new business ventures can be a very difficult endeavor. So, when seeking funding for your company, make sure you are prepared.
Stan Bril
4 Blunders That Can Damage Your Executive Presence
Leadership Qualities

4 Blunders That Can Damage Your Executive Presence

Whether you're leading a team or climbing the corporate ladder, prepare yourself so you don't make these mistakes.
Harrison Monarth
How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid
Communication strategies

How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid

When you need your boss or an investor to back your cutting-edge innovation, explain how it is useful in language they will understand.
John Boitnott
8 Questions to Determine If Your Product Will Sell on a Home Shopping Channel
Selling

8 Questions to Determine If Your Product Will Sell on a Home Shopping Channel

Products that tug buyers' emotional strings and spur an impulse to buy are exactly right for TV shopping shows.
Bob Circosta
Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things.
Accelerators

Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things.

If accepted into an program, it means mentorship, classes and training from those who have been there and done that.
Zach Cutler
Forget the Elevator Pitch. Try Catchy Hallway Conversation Starters Instead.
Communications

Forget the Elevator Pitch. Try Catchy Hallway Conversation Starters Instead.

What's the most strategic way to casually market your idea to someone? Can it really be done in 30 seconds?
Jurgen Appelo
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How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know
Sales

How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know

As entrepreneurs, we all know people who could benefit from our professional assistance. Here is how to begin the conversation without sounding too 'salesy.'
Dorie Clark
9 Juicy 'Extras' to Offer Journalists That Can Instantly Sweeten Any PR Pitch
Press coverage

9 Juicy 'Extras' to Offer Journalists That Can Instantly Sweeten Any PR Pitch

If you want publicity, you have to make it as easy -- and enticing -- as possible for journalists to jump on your story.
Joan Stewart
9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention
Pitching

9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
Carolina Leon
9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch
Business Pitches

9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

Once you've mastered the essentials of your pitch, you can make it as unique as you and what you have to offer.
Ellen DaSilva and Alex Taub

Choose the Right Incubator for Your Startup

Our expert explains what factors should go into your decision.
Jason Johnson
7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Exhibiting at a Trade Show
Trade Shows

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Exhibiting at a Trade Show

Do it right, and a trade show can lead to more funding, new customers and lots of buzz.
Michelle Goodman
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