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The 3 Step Process to Building a Profitable Pitch

As a communication coach, one of the top questions entrepreneurs ask me is how to deliver a winning pitch to potential investors. They want to know if there’s a magic formula to get an investor to say yes and buy into their dream and their business. While there isn’t a “magic” formula, there is a three-step process to building a profitable pitch. Before I walk them through it, though—and before I walk you through it here—I...

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Leveraging the Power of Your Speaking Voice

About a year ago I married one of my best friends from college. While our lives had taken very different paths after graduation, we somehow found ourselves both single again in our 40s. He was living in California. I was across the country in Tennessee. Reflecting on the beginning days of our relationship, he asked me recently, “when did you know you were falling in love with me?” The answer for me was an easy one. It was the first...

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How Freelance Journalists Can Use Their Editorial Skills to Pitch Brands

If you attended journalism school recently, you probably heard professors repeat the same two mantras: First, traditional journalism is on the decline, and second, you’ll need to pitch for your life if you want to graduate from scrappy young hopeful to real live reporter. This was the gospel handed down to me in the early 2010s when I was working toward a journalism degree. Since then, the 24-hour news cycle has completed its...

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Seedrs Saw Most Successful Year in 2020 With £293 Million Invested Into Pitches

Seedrs, a private company investment platform, has announced a record-breaking year with £293 million invested into pitches in 2020, bringing the total invested through the platform since launch to over £1 billion. The 2020 total reflects a 16% growth in investment against 2019, despite the economic challenges brought by the Covid pandemic. Seedrs completed 265 deals in 2020 and delivered nearly 14,000 investor exits on its Secondary...

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Bringing the Best of Conversation into Your Presentations

Communication scholar and researcher Deborah Tannen believes that everyday conversation is both magnetic and magical. And she’s been trying to figure out where that magic comes from. Much of her research involves recording regular conversations, transcribing them, and then analyzing them for patterns. What she’s uncovered in her research can help us become better presenters. Tannen has identified three specific tools that we use to...