5 tips for “elevator pitch” to be great in Silicon Valley

Published: 24.07.2020 / 08:39

We at Camtouch know how important it is in your career and life to be able to communicate ideas and thoughts accurately to an audience. So, we came up with a product that helps make your presentation process more interactive and engaging and your work easier and more efficient.

Sometimes you only have 30 seconds for that. There is a well-known case with Tim Cook and the elevator pitch – literally. You as a founder of a startup, he as a potential investor and 30 seconds to prove that your product worth it.

So, to get a chance to have a real presentation we’ve prepared five tips for your brilliant elevator pitch.

These rules are suitable for those who know their target audience well, who have an interesting product or service, and who are dedicated to their business as well.

1. Identify Your Goal.

Start by thinking about the objective of your pitch. For instance, do you want to tell potential clients about your organization? Do you have a great new product idea that you want to pitch to an executive? Or do you want a simple and engaging speech to explain what you do for a living?

2. Communicate Your USP (Unique Selling Proposition)

Identify what makes you, your organization, or your idea unique. You’ll want to communicate your USP after you’ve talked about what you do.

3. Don’t speak too fast

Yes, you only have a short time to share a lot of information. But don’t try to fix this dilemma by speaking quickly. This will only make it hard for listeners to absorb your message.

4. Engage With a Question.

After you communicate your USP, you need to engage your audience. To do this, prepare open-ended questions (questions that can’t be answered with a “yes” or “no” answer) to involve them in the conversation. Make sure that you’re able to answer any questions that he or she may have. You might ask, “So, when was last time your organization handle the training of new people?”

5. Be ready to get in contact.

If you have a social network page (in LinkedIn better), offer it at the end of the conversation as a way to continue the dialog. And it’s essential to agree on the next interaction. Interested in a meeting? Offer to schedule a call to make further arrangements. Is it necessary to get more information and your presenting materials? – Mention when you are going to send them.

And most importantly, don’t worry. Your confidence is the key to your success. And if you get your chance to present furthermore do not forget to take Camtouch to make your presentation interactive, brighter, engaging, and effective.

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