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May 2014

5 things to avoid when giving your networking pitch


By | Business insights | One Comment

Does the thought of having to give your pitch at a networking event make you cringe? Are you a small business owner who feels a little uneasy about introducing your business in a room full of entrepreneurs?

When we get it right it’s easy, engaging and effortless, but the fear comes because it’s also easy to get wrong. The pitch is powerful not just because it’s the first thing that potential customers or clients will hear from you about your business or enterprise but also because every word has the potential to deliver and say something positive, inspiring and engaging about you and your business. It could even be the deciding factor as to whether the interested party becomes a future customer, a client or even an ambassador for your brand. That’s a tough job for a 30 second window of opportunity. Are we asking too much in our pursuit of meaningful business introductions? Read More