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Pitch Perfect: 4 Steps to Capture the Media's Attention

There is a way to get your pitch in the small pile that actually gets read – and ends up as stories. It just takes a few insider secrets.
Angela Jia Kim and Rachel Hofstetter
Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.
The Grind

Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.

While many entrepreneurs would love to be in the Targets and Walmarts of the world, it can be an extremely stressful time.
Adina Grigore
Use This Infomercial Secret to Supercharge Your Product Pitch
Sales Strategies

Use This Infomercial Secret to Supercharge Your Product Pitch

While often captivating, repetitive, and a bit cheesy, there's a lot any sales professional can learn from infomercials about pitching a product.
David Priemer
New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January
Alleynyc

New Pitch Program Starting in NYC in January

Techstars, AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur are working together on a bi-monthly pitch night.
Ray Hennessey
The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders
Pitching investors

The Most Difficult Question I Ask Founders

Keep this in mind the next time you pitch an investor.
Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention
Startup Basics

Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention

Delivering a great startup pitch is akin to performing an outstanding monologue. Follow these simple tips to give yours its highest impact.
Peter Gasca
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?
Pitching

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