Effective Elevator Sppech

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Steps to writing an effective elevator speech
First: why is this kind of public speaking called elevator speech? Well, because it gives you the opportunity to explain what your company does, and what it means to an investor or customer in the time it takes in a lift to ride to the floor of destination. Therefore this business speech is: * absolutely not longer than 25 to 30 seconds * or - in words - approximately 80 to 90 words * or - in sentences - 8 tot 10 sentences
The goals of this type of speech presentation - a special form of the self-introduction speech - can be: * to gain new clients or customers * to build new professional and personal relationships * to increase your influence
Fulfill these personal and business goals at an event, a conference or gatherings and networking meetings. And memorize your speech by heart.
A SAMPLE ELEVATOR SPEECH OUTLINE
These 10 speech topics will help to write a carefully planned and prepared presentation that grabs attention and says a lot in a few words. This format suggestion helps you to avoid creating a sales pitch. Use each idea to write one short powerful sentence.
ABOUT YOU
1. Smile to your counterpart, and open with a statement or question that grabs attention: a hook that prompt your listener to ask questions.
2. Tell who you are: describe you and your company.
3. Tell what you do and show enthusiasm.
WHAT DO YOU OFFER
4. Tell what problems have solved or contributions you have made.
5. Offer a vivid example.
6. Tell why you are interested in your listener.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS
7. Tell what very special service, product or solutions you can offer him or her.
8. What are the advantages of working with you? In what do you differ from competative companies?
HOW DO YOU DO IT
9. Give a concrete example or tell a short story, show your uniqueness and provide illustrations on how…...

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