The first 30 seconds of your conversation with people will determine if they have an interest, want to learn more, or have no interest at all. Those 30 seconds have to have a powerful array of who you are, what you do, how you can be of benefit and/or add value to the person you are pitching too. If key points are missed that can make or break the person's interest. If too much is said that can have your potential client thinking about "their to do list" while you are talking to them.
So how strong is your elevator pitch? Is it clear, and concise? Is it long and drawn out? Have you tested it to see if it is effective? All these things need to be clarified so that you get the interest of your potential client, and the results that you seek.
Written by Sherise Patterson