Author Topic: ELEVATOR PITCH  (Read 133 times)

Offline Mrittika Shil

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« on: June 10, 2017, 01:37:36 PM »

 Elevator pitch is very common term which actually representing yourself in front of a person within 30 seconds that you want to convince a person. As a entrepreneur or a professional you need to write it and practice it even before you meet someone important in any place and then represent yourself smartly so that he/she can recognize you and offer you the most desired options in your life. these are some techniques that you can apply before preparing the speech what should the best consideration for writing an elevator speech.

1.Clarify your job target

2. Put it on paper.
Write down everything you’d want a prospective employer to know about your skills, accomplishments and work experiences that are relevant to your target position. Then grab a red pen and mercilessly delete everything that’s not critical to your pitch.Keep editing until you’ve got the speech down to a few key bullet points or sentences. Your goal is to interest the listener in learning more, not to tell your whole life story. So remove extraneous details that detract from your core message.

3. Format it.
A good pitch should answer three questions: Who are you? What do you do? What are you looking for? That speech would take about 15 seconds. Using benefit-focused terminology will help convince a person that you have the experience, savvy and skills to get the job done at his or her business.

4. Eliminate industry jargon.
You need to make your pitch easy for anyone to understand, so avoid using acronyms and tech-speak that the average person or job interviewer might not understand.The last thing you want to do is make your listener feel stupid or uninformed.

5. Read your pitch out loud

6. Practice, practice, practice (then solicit feedback)
 Rehearse your pitch in front of a mirror or use the recording capabilities of your computer, so you can see and hear how you sound.

7. Prepare a few variations

8.  Nail it with confidence