Pitching

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A 14-Step Guide to Being Consistently Pitch Perfect
Pitching investors

A 14-Step Guide to Being Consistently Pitch Perfect

Your pitch is not just what you tell investors. It's your message to everyone interested enough in your company to ask you about it.
David Brown
4 Insider Tips to Reach Tech Reporters
Press coverage

4 Insider Tips to Reach Tech Reporters

Media coverage can greatly benefit your company. Use these four strategies to up your chances of being written about.
Zach Cutler
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4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly
Trust

4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly

Entrepreneurs don't have years or even months to build trust. To get sales quickly, they need to act quickly.
Dorie Clark
4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation
Presentations

4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation

A lot of people get scared of presenting in front of groups but for introverts, it can be especially challenging. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make presenting a little less painful.
Ricky Pelletier
The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition
The Grind

The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition

During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
AJ Agrawal
3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch
Pitching investors

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch

Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
Bryan Stolle
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding
Startups

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
Paul Jackson
The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1
Lessons

The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1

The co-founder of a new Cincinnati company shares what he learned about pitching, fundraising and claiming small victories.
Blake Smith
To Meet Somebody Too Busy to See You, First Study Them Online
Meetings

To Meet Somebody Too Busy to See You, First Study Them Online

Want to talk with somebody who doesn't have time for you? Find out where they like to go and when, then offer to meet them.
Chris Cera
Here's How to Create a Mesmerizing Presentation
Presentations

Here's How to Create a Mesmerizing Presentation

Presentations can go one of two ways: be a complete snooze fest or an opportunity to get the audience hooked on your company. Here are a few tips on avoiding the drab in lieu of fab.
Kumail Hemani
4 Secrets to Pitching Your App to Reporters
TrepLabs

4 Secrets to Pitching Your App to Reporters

Getting press for your app can give it a huge boost in downloads, but there's a fine balance between persistence and annoying.
Zach Cutler
Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes
Startup Basics

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
Elaine Pofeldt
Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds
Pitching

Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds

If you can't impress in a short amount of time, go back to the drawing board.
Carmine Gallo
3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch
The Grind

3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch

If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
AJ Agrawal