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3. Use of positive and compelling words. Use words that are powerful and strong.Deliver the "Sis-Boom-Bang" to grab their attention! Use words that create a visualimage in your listeners mind. This will make your message memorable.4. General to the industry in question. Tell a Story. A short story, that is. A good storyis essentially this: someone with a problem either finds a solution or faces tragedy.Either type of story can be used to illuminate what you do.5. Specific to the company’s mission and company’s values. A great elevator pitch isaimed for a specific audience. If you have target audiences that are vastly different,you might want to have a unique pitch for each. A fantastic elevator pitch is designedwith a specific outcome in mind. What is your desired outcome? You may havedifferent pitches depending on different objectives. For instance do you want to: makea sale, gain a prospect, enlist support for an idea, or earn a referral? At the end of yourpitch, you must ask for something. Do you want their business card, to schedule a fullpresentation, to ask for a referral?Thread:Week 9 DiscussionPost:RE: Week 9 DiscussionAuthor:Posted Date:August 30, 2015 2:58 PMStatus:PublishedOverall Rating:Syeda,I agree that being confident is the number thing in your elevator pitch. if youSheila Smith
9/2/2015Collection;28/49(Post is Read)are not confident in your pitch it will reflect on your future sales of your productor service. You have to be confident when pitching your plan or product tofuture investors, consumers and distributors. You want your product or serviceto be number one in their eyes when you finish speaking about it.Thread:Week 9 DiscussionPost:RE: Week 9 DiscussionAuthor:Posted Date:August 28, 2015 8:58 PMStatus:PublishedOverall Rating:(Post is Read)Syeda, I enjoyed your post. When an arrogant person makes a speech, I feel asthough I get angry just listening to them or as you say, tune them out. I don'tlike listening to how someone thinks they are the best and knows everythingthat is going to happen.Sometimes, I find myself getting distracted by thethings around me in the room which means I stopped paying attention to thespeaker. When I listen to speeches, I actually enjoy listening to someone thatseems more humble about the journey they have taken. In some cases, I canrelate to them. Vanessa BrysonThread:Week 9 DiscussionPost:RE: Week 9 DiscussionAuthor:Posted Date:August 27, 2015 3:48 PMStatus:PublishedOverall Rating:(Post is Read)Hi Syeda…great post. How would you rank General to the industry in questionandSpecific to the company’s mission and valuesin importance to your elevator speech?