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How to Write a Pitch

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 25, 2013

Every entrepreneur needs an elevator pitch, and in today’s episode of She Takes on the World TV I’m helping you create one. I’ve won tens of thousands of dollars in cash, in-kind services, and angel funding by winning pitch competitions. I also judge pitch competitions once in awhile so I know all the elements that a fantastic pitch needs. For more inspiration and practical advice for your business…

Elevator Pitches Aren’t Just for Entrepreneurs: Why Everyone Needs One

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 5, 2013

It’s said that any entrepreneur should be able to deliver an engaging and succinct elevator pitch to anyone at anytime. Entrepreneurs hone and hammer their pitches every day with each new person they meet answering the same question countless times about their company: “what is it and what does it do?” This repetition and practice helps to drive not only a deeper understanding of the company and its…

7 Devastating Elevator Pitch Mistakes

by / ⠀Funding Startup Advice / January 10, 2012

When you pitch your company, product, or service are you met with blank stares?  Does your audience politely smile, nod, and then walk away?  Maybe it is time to take a closer look at your pitch and make sure that you are not making one of the following deadly mistakes. 1.  Using Industry Jargon One of the worst pitch mistakes you can make is using industry jargon.  Don’t…

How to Deliver a Killer Elevator Pitch

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 18, 2010

The elevator pitch is one of the most important elements in starting your business successfully. Picture this: you are searching for funding for your new business, taking an elevator from a big meeting when in walks Donald Trump. What do you do? Do you freeze up when he asks you what you are doing here or do you nail him with a perfect pitch, snag his business card…

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