5 interesting articles from the pitch blog you should reed this week
If you’re a regular reader of the pitch blog, you already noticed the articles listed below. However, if you’re not, make sure to check out these 5 articles.
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We all know Steve Jobs for his famous ‘reveal’ pitches. Steve Jobs introduced many products with a pitch, including the ipod, iphone and ipad.
Every time when Steve Jobs did a reveal pitch, the crowd would leave the room excited.
There are a lot of pitch lessons you can learn from Steve Jobs.
After many pitching competition and countless hours of pitch coaching, I can say that this is one of the most effective tools you can use.
Every now and then you should hit pause in your pitch.
During the opening of your pitch you should only have one goal in mind: Get the attention of your listener. Research shows that the first few seconds of a pitch will determine whether somebody will pay attention to the rest of it.
There are a few ways to get the attention of your listener.
Many people who pitch, back their story up with a presentation. This presentation usually consists of slides which summarize the points they are trying to make.
If you are one of those people, please stop.
Are you afraid of pitching? Or are you afraid of public speaking in general?
That’s okay, many people are. There are four main reasons why people are scared to pitch:
#1 I don’t like to be in the center of attention
#2 I am not confident with my looks
#3 I can’t stand all these people staring at me
#4 My voice is ugly