Article: 6 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Entrepreneur magazine has a recent article by Dwight Peters (a student at Baruch College – Zicklin School of Business in entrepreneurship and founder of BackersHub – a reward fulfillment tool for crowdfunding campaigns) about tips for pitching:

The recommendations are a combination of content and delivery suggestions.  His recommendations are (my thoughts are in parenthesis and italic):

  1. Make them care (and hopefully you care as well)
  2. Make it easy to join
  3. Leave them wanting more
  4. Have a call to action
  5. Be natural (i.e. be yourself, be authentic)
  6. Test yourself (i.e. practice)