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Happy Birthday!

Today is Pitch Practice’s 3rd Birthday. On this day three years ago, something called “StartupBP” (baseball analogy) was born out of a need to learn how to better present a startup to the community. Three years later, we’ve heard over 1,000 pitches, helped countless entrepreneurs move … Keep reading >>>

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Social Media Changed Small Business Marketing Forever

I remember when I started my first business back in 1999. We had a website, the phone, and email. That was it, and we were really happy with that. When we started out, our first mission was to tell everyone we knew what we were up to, so, we sent Keep reading >>>

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Pitches & Lessons from Pitch Practice Friday June 17

Great day today at Pitch Practice. We had 13 entrepreneurs, 5 solid pitches, and a lot of discussion about how we can all make our pitches better. Special thanks to James from Speakalytics for recording the pitches. We’ll be featuring these pitches on the podcast. Remember, Pitch Practice Podcast launch … Keep reading >>>

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Who is your customer and how will you make money?

One of the 6 points in the Pitch Practice method of developing your pitch is “who is the customer?” We put this piece of information in the elevator pitch because, right after articulating the problem that you are solving, knowing your customer is the next most important piece of information … Keep reading >>>

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How big is the problem?

In any pitch, the star of the show should be the problem you are solving. That’s your reason for being. That’s your “why” (per Simon Sinek), and you should, if at all possible, weave a story about how you came to know about, experience, and come to a solution to … Keep reading >>>