Engineering the pitch
In anticipation of the upcoming Designer of Things Conference, where I will be speaking and leading the Pitch Coaching Workshop, Susanne Deffree, EDN's executive editor, interviewed me about tips for bringing a product to market. I think this could be helpful for all entrepreneurs more generally.
Here is a copy of Susanne's article:
I'm looking forward to the DoThings Conference. Are you an engineer? Designer? Inventor? Interesting in the Internet of Things? If you're planning to attend, let's connect there.
We want each of you to be successful visualizers and actualizers!
Robert L. Schwartz states that an entrepreneur "can visualize something, and when he visualizes it he sees exactly how to make it happen." Entrepreneurs must oversee the operations of their business by being managers, accountants, and marketers. This work is usually in addition to inventing, lawyering, doctoring, or writing. Entrepreneurs must do anything it takes to ensure their business thrives.
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Struggling to obtain consistent customers? Need investors but unable to get anyone to write a check? Do you have the perfect business idea but your investors and customers are still elusive? Maybe you need a better pitch.
Here are a few key tips to consider when crafting your pitch:
It's December. Holiday time! How many holiday parties do you have lined up this month? This time of year is a great opportunity to practice your pitch on friends and family with low stakes. Ask them for feedback too. By taking these 10 tips into consideration, you should be well on your way to an interesting and effective sales pitch. Good luck!
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