Elevator Pitches

How to Land Your First Paid Speaking Gig as an Entrepreneur

Think you need to be a bestselling author or own a million dollar company to get paid to speak? This simple framework will make you reconsider.<p>Public speaking is underrated. It's one of the most effective ways to network with individuals in your industry, to brand yourself as an authority in your …

Networking

Elevator Pitch: Weploy

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Watch This Entrepreneur Prove That the Right Details Can Make or Break a Pitch

On this week's episode of 'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch,' the designer of a selfie cookie business shows the power of well-chosen details to win over judges.<p><i>On the new streaming show</i> Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch<i>, founders step into the</i> <i>Entrepreneur Elevator</i> <i>and have just 60 seconds to present their</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch

Featured Series<p>Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch<br>• Venturer<br>• Patrick Bet-David<br>• The Pursuit w/ Kelsey Humphreys<br>• Leaders Create Leaders<br>• Business & Burgers<br>• Jessica Abo<br>• Business Rockstars<br>• Toon Explainers<br>• Peter Voogd<p>All Series<p>Ben Angel<br>• BizCast<br>• Brian Tracy<br>• Brittney Castro<br>• Business & Burgers<br>• Business Rockstars<br>• Emily …

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Ep. 1: Edible Selfies, Extreme Beer Pong and More!

Watch the first episode of our revolutionary new pitch show that lets you support the next million-dollar idea.<p>The first 60 seconds of a business pitch can be the difference between reaching your highest goal or falling flat on your face. Welcome to <i>Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch</i>, a new streaming show …

Entrepreneurship

How to Bring Amazon to Boston

Five Elevator Pitches for Bringing Amazon to Boston<p>How some of the city’s brightest design and development experts would sell Jeff Bezos on …

Boston

Want To Buy Travel Better? Use Big Data

<i>On my radio show,</i> <i>Launch Pad</i><i>, I talk with entrepreneurs about their startups, and once a month I choose an Elevator Pitch Of The Month. This month my selection is Alex Mans, Founder of Flyr.</i><p>I love everything about travel. I travel a lot, and I adore startups that make anything about travel faster, …

Machine Learning

15 Things Small Business Owners Really Need to Know

15 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know<p>By Rieva Lesonsky<p><b>1—Should You Start a Side Business?</b><p>Thinking of starting a business, but not quite ready to leave …

Small Business

Elevator Pitch

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Networking

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<b>1. Be an excellent communicator</b> <br>You need to be able to convey a message articulately and concisely while capturing and keeping people’s attention.<p><b>2. Be flexible</b><br>It is notoriously difficult for science and healthcare experts to be on-hand for every breaking story with their work commitments, however …

Elevator Pitch Ep. 1: Edible Selfies, Extreme Beer Pong and More!

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Beer Pong

Elevator Pitch: SalesTribe

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Small Business

5 Things to Include in Your Elevator Pitch

Small message. Big impact. This is in short what elevator pitch is all about.<p>An elevator pitch is a short sales pitch that you must be able to …

Entrepreneurship

Can The Tax Code Really Be Simple? And Other Small Business News Today | Spark IQ

Here are five small business news stories today that just might help you run your business a little better.<p><b>Can The Tax Code Really Be Simple?</b> <br>The key …

Small Business

Entrepreneur's New Show 'Elevator Pitch' Will Floor You

Get ready for a new kind of pitch show that gets the audience in on the action, premiering September 20 on entrepreneur.com.<p><b>Update:</b> Watch the first episode here this Wednesday, 9/20!<p>The first 60 seconds of a business pitch can be the difference between achieving your highest dreams or falling flat …

Entrepreneurship

How to Master the Elevator Pitch and the Nutshell Resume

Being able to quickly state your mission when meeting new people is critical to success. Master the Elevator Pitch and find new connections with …

Networking

The Art Of The Elevator Pitch: 4 Tips For Making An Impression

Mastering the art of delivering an effective elevator pitch can make or break you as an entrepreneur. From pitching your idea to a potential business partner, to convincing a key investor to come on board, or winning over your first client, there’s a lot on the line when it’s time to make a …

Entrepreneurship

Elevator Pitch: Plann

Image: iStock<p>Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial …

Entrepreneurship

10 Simple Errors People Make During a Job Search

Would you like some good news about errors? The simplest mistakes to make are the easiest to correct. If you’re having a frustrating job search, it’s …

Employment

Elevator Pitch: Quiver frames use interchangeable packs

Everyone has their favorite backpack. I personally have one that travelled all over the world with me, including collecting rock samples in Namibia. …

Backpacking

7 Essential Tips for a Good Elevator Pitch

You've heard the usual good ones. Here are the extras that can make the difference.<p>You're talking to a potential investor, a client, a reporter, and you need a killer elevator pitch -- that brief summary to hook someone's interest and keep the conversation going. But how do you write and deliver …

Networking

Elevator Pitch: Upwire

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This …

Networking

Elevator Pitch: Decibullz

Our Decibullz’s Bluetooth Wireless earphones can be “thermofitted” to the unique shape of your ear. It’s like molding a mouth guard: you put the …

Earbuds

6 Elevator Pitch Examples to Inspire Your Own

Let’s get one thing straight: If you’re connecting with a prospect for the very first time, you should never paste your elevator pitch into your …

Networking

In A Founder, Naivete Can Be A Good Thing

<i>On my radio show,</i> <i>Launch Pad</i><i>, I talk with entrepreneurs about their startups, and once a month I choose an Elevator Pitch Of The Month. This month my selection is Christina Mercando d’Avignon, Founder of Ringly. Listen to our full interview here.</i><p><b>Elevator pitch: “</b>Ringly is smart jewelry and …

Entrepreneurship

Elevator Pitch: Inventium

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This …

Entrepreneurship

Elevator Pitch: Scooter Tutor

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This …

Startups

6 Strategies to Market Yourself and Get a Job

Here’s a harsh reality: For any job posted, many, many candidates will apply. Some of these candidates will be less qualified than you are... but …

Employment

Fringe Diary: Edie Deffebach

Copyright Ori Jones<p><i>As the Fringe kicks off we give you the first in our Fringe Diary series – an insight into the hectic and anarchic lives of</i> …

Portland, OR

One Award/Eight Programs, New Air Berlin Routes, Hack Your Elevator Pitch

On my mind: I’ve now got a destination post office,…The post One Award/Eight Programs, New Air Berlin Routes, Hack Your Elevator Pitch appeared first …

Travel