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After You Close the Sale -- Stop!
Sales Strategies

After You Close the Sale -- Stop!

Don't keep talking just to fill the silence. You'll annoy the client. You'll lose the sale.
Chelsea Berler
7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day
Pitching

7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day

This is your chance to show off your business. Be sure to prepare and get it right.
Alex Iskold
6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working
Elevator pitch

6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working

You've only got about 30 seconds to land a great first impression, and your elevator pitch is the best tool to get the job done.
Jayson DeMers
Does Your Value Proposition Need a Checkup?
Value Proposition

Does Your Value Proposition Need a Checkup?

Your statement of what you offer and why it's better needs to be succinct and memorable. Here is a way to check that it is.
John McAdam
3 Things to Include in Any Pitch -- And 3 Things to Leave Out
Pitching

3 Things to Include in Any Pitch -- And 3 Things to Leave Out

In any given pitch scenario, there are things you can do to aid in your quest for the elusive partnership, as well as things you can do that will get in the way of success.
Jason Pinter
What it Takes to Get a Deal on Shark Tank (Infographic)
Shark Tank

What it Takes to Get a Deal on Shark Tank (Infographic)

Is there a formula for Shark Tank success? A look at the stats from the first five seasons of the hit TV show.
Nina Zipkin
The Psychology of Influencer Marketing
Viral Marketing

The Psychology of Influencer Marketing

Working on a campaign outreach? To get an editor's attention, incorporate the way people think and feel.
Andrea Lehr
Pitch Perfect: How to Turn a No Into a Yes
Social Media

Pitch Perfect: How to Turn a No Into a Yes

Social media is not a one-night stand; it takes time to build and continually nurture this relationship.
Ann Tran
Build the Perfect Pitch in 5 Steps
Pitching

Build the Perfect Pitch in 5 Steps

Treat your sales presentation -- and your audience -- with the respect they deserve.
Dustin Sapp
The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
Pitches

The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch
Elevator pitch

3 Steps to the Perfect 3-Minute Pitch

Whether you're looking for partners, investors or guidance, you need to be able to communicate a succinct summary of your startup's value.
The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)
Guy Kawasaki

The Only 10 Slides Needed When Pitching Your Business (Infographic)

Renowned entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki breaks down how to pitch to investors in just 10 slides.
Carly Okyle
SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips
SXSW 2015

SXSW: Accelerator Judges Reveal Must-Follow Pitch Tips

We caught up with judges of this annual competition to find out what works and what doesn't.
Jacob Hall
The 'Social Media Guide' to Crafting Your Ideal Business Pitch
Pitching investors

The 'Social Media Guide' to Crafting Your Ideal Business Pitch

Whatever your preferred social media weapon of choice, there's an equally valuable "pitch style" associated with it.
Jeff Boss