Pitching

How Creating a 'Minimum Viable Pitch Deck' Helped Us Raise $6 Million
Pitching Investors

How Creating a 'Minimum Viable Pitch Deck' Helped Us Raise $6 Million

Forget creating the perfect pitch for investors. Instead, focus on creating a deck you can iterate based on actual investor feedback.
Dan Jimenez
Pitch Switch: Changing Sales Tactics Made This Reservation App Appealing to Restaurants
Marketing Bootcamp

Pitch Switch: Changing Sales Tactics Made This Reservation App Appealing to Restaurants

Greg Hong learned to hone his sales pitch over drinks. Save yourself the money and learn from his story.
Exclusive: Watch This Entrepreneur's Emotional Shark Tank Pitch Before It Airs on TV
Radicals & Visionaries

Exclusive: Watch This Entrepreneur's Emotional Shark Tank Pitch Before It Airs on TV

Growing up, life was anything but a bed of roses for this ambitious Texas inventor. Find out how his journey led him from mattress-cleaning to the Tank, before the next episode airs this Friday.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Secret Weapon That Will Make You and Your Business Stand Out in the War of Ideas
Storytelling

The Secret Weapon That Will Make You and Your Business Stand Out in the War of Ideas

And this skill is shared by the most successful business leaders in the world.
Carmine Gallo
How LinkedIn Has Helped Kill Cold Calling Once and for All
Marketing Bootcamp

How LinkedIn Has Helped Kill Cold Calling Once and for All

LinkedIn's messaging feature allows others to get to know you first, on their own terms, which is preferable to pretty much everyone.
Stephen Key
7 Steps to Master the Art of Persuasion
Ready To Launch

7 Steps to Master the Art of Persuasion

Getting others to see things as you see them is key to build momentum from an idea to a business.
Martin Zwilling
To Ace a Job Interview, Master This Type of Pitch
Radicals & Visionaries

To Ace a Job Interview, Master This Type of Pitch

A lot of well-intended job-hunting advice focuses on preparing a job seeker to answer questions about themselves. That's only a piece of a complete strategy.
Carmine Gallo
5 Fascinating Edtech Companies From National Education Week
Education Tech

5 Fascinating Edtech Companies From National Education Week

From launching experiments into space to an online architectural academy, here's a look at a few businesses applying entrepreneurial solutions to teaching and learning.
Derek Newton
Feel Like No One Likes Your Great Idea? Here Are 5 Reasons Why People Might Oppose It.
Business Ideas

Feel Like No One Likes Your Great Idea? Here Are 5 Reasons Why People Might Oppose It.

You're up against quite a few negative factors whenever you try to get lots of people to accept a new idea.
Jeff Boss
7 Things Reporters Wish PR Pros Would Do
Marketing Bootcamp

7 Things Reporters Wish PR Pros Would Do

With the holiday season in full swing, here are a few pitching behaviors on reporters' wish lists.
5 Strategies for Becoming More Influential
Influencers

5 Strategies for Becoming More Influential

Knowing what you are talking about is the easiest part of becoming a persuasive, well connected entrepreneur.
Jeff Boss
5 Criteria Journalists Use to Judge If Your Company is Newsworthy
Public Relations

5 Criteria Journalists Use to Judge If Your Company is Newsworthy

That product unveiling you think is so thrilling is just more spam to the reporters you want to pay attention.
Craig Corbett
The Bright Side of a Bad Pitch
Pitches

The Bright Side of a Bad Pitch

VCs hear it all, but the bad ideas can be as worthwhile as the good ones.
How to Craft an Incredible Speech
Public Speaking

How to Craft an Incredible Speech

Public speaking is terrifying for many people. Here are a few pointers to help you get past the fear of talking in front of a crowd.
Lewis Howes