Here's the Pitch: How to Pitch Your Business to Anyone, Get Funded, and Win Clients

Here's the Pitch: How to Pitch Your Business to Anyone, Get Funded, and Win Clients

by Martin Soorjoo
     
 

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Through his delivery of spellbinding presentations, the late Steve Jobs inspired audiences and galvanized people the world over to buy Apple products. An effective pitch has the power to make the world a better place and change an entrepreneur's life. History and modern research shows us that you can only move people to take action by reaching both their hearts and

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Through his delivery of spellbinding presentations, the late Steve Jobs inspired audiences and galvanized people the world over to buy Apple products. An effective pitch has the power to make the world a better place and change an entrepreneur's life. History and modern research shows us that you can only move people to take action by reaching both their hearts and minds. Most pitches, however, are data dumps that fail to reach either.

Whether you're pitching for funding, to the media, or to potential customers and partners, to survive and succeed as an entrepreneur, you have to know how to deliver a high-impact pitch. Here's the Pitch reveals powerful, proven techniques to get your audience to take the action you want. You'll learn the same strategies and tactics that have been used by entrepreneurs to raise millions of dollars, secure partnerships, and win big sales contracts.

Here's the Pitch provides advice for every possible pitch scenario. You'll discover how to:

  • Establish favorable power dynamics
  • Engage and inspire your audience
  • Use your body language and vocal delivery for maximum impact
  • Become a mesmerizing storyteller
  • Create attention-grabbing fast pitches
  • Effectively deliver a twitpitch, e-mail pitch, and virtual and video pitches

Don't lose out on your next big sale, bid for exposure, or investment proposal for lack of skills. Here's the Pitch provides a complete toolkit that will enable you to deliver a confident, engaging, and successful pitch, time after time.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118137529
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Pages:
205
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

MARTIN SOORJOO is a pitch strategist and founder of the San Francisco–based Investor Pitch Clinic (IPC). He coaches entrepreneurs across the United States, Canada, Europe, and India, helping them launch and raise funding. Prior to founding the IPC, Martin spent fifteen years as an attorney. He has worked with start-ups and investors, including senior investment bankers, venture capitalists, and angel investors. This experience equipped him with unique insights into the challenges start-ups face and how investors make their decisions. He is a Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and expert in body language.

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