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7 Essentials for an Elevator Pitch That Gets People to Listen
Elevator pitch

7 Essentials for an Elevator Pitch That Gets People to Listen

Brevity is the soul of wit and about all the typical attention span will tolerate.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Stop Making These 5 Idiotic Media-Outreach Mistakes
Public Relations

Stop Making These 5 Idiotic Media-Outreach Mistakes

Getting the press to cover your business is great, but pestering journalists is not an effective strategy.
Jonathan Long
The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition
Pitching

The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition

These simple but important pointers will help you shine as you present your business to the judges.
Laura Entis
3 Tips for Tapping Into the Power of Blogs
Bloggers

3 Tips for Tapping Into the Power of Blogs

How you can pitch or partner your way to success with bloggers.
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.