Pitching a Business

The Perfect Pitch

 You may have a winning business plan, but that doesn’t mean anything unless you are able to perfect the art of pitching your idea. Your pitch is your opportunity to get your audience interested in your idea and your business. No one is going to read your business plan unless they find your pitch interesting,...

By Noah Parsons |

Business Plan Presentations Are a Bad Idea

Now that I have your attention, let me explain. OK, maybe you do need to create a presentation to go with your business plan. You’re looking for investors or competing for venture prizes, perhaps. Don’t do a business plan presentation. Instead, do a presentation, start to finish, about your business. The plan is one thing,...

By Tim Berry |

Everyone’s a Critic

I’ve been doing some research lately on creating *good* PowerPoint presentations, particularly presentations for business plan pitches and also presentations to help teach business planning. What I’ve found is a lot of critics. Everyone knows what bad PowerPoint looks like. Everyone can point to a million bad presentations. From Seth Godin and his “really bad...

By Noah Parsons |

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