The elevator pitch

Often at some events, especially speed networking events, there is an opportunity to make a short presentation on your product or your reason for being there. In networking terms this is known as the elevator pitch – a description of what you do in 30 seconds or less, about the time it takes for the elevator to reach ground level.

How to make a brilliant pitch

  1. Remember the power of first impressions. How you come across will have as much impact or even more impact than the words you say.
  2. Allow time beforehand to prepare yourself and get into a positive state of mind.
  3. When introducing yourself do not use jargon or technical language without ...

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