Elevator Speech

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Prepared for www.illinoisworknet.com this presentation speaks to why you need to be prepared in any situation to explain what you do to promote yourself as a job seeker or you business. Watch the recorded session at http://ow.ly/moNZq

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Elevator Speech

  1. 1. Elevator SpeechesGet your message out effectively & efficiently
  2. 2. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech2Your GuidesNatasha Telger Chelsea JonesDeTonia Gooden Lacey PollockDee ReinhardtPresident of Time2Mrkt Inc. - A social media strategist,Dee helps solopreneurs and small business optimizetheir digital presence.Dee Reinhardt began her marketing and social mediajourney with a local workforce agency. In 2011, shebegan her consulting business, and has been teaching,coaching, implementing and maintaining ever since.Always looking for new ways to advance anorganizations marketing efforts, when social mediacame into the arena, Dee jumped on the challenge oflearning all of the aspects and became certified in2010.www.illinoisworknet.comwww.time2mrkt.com
  3. 3. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech3When you pressthe button, willyou be ready toexpress yourselfto a stranger?
  4. 4. Learn about:• 3 words• 140 characters• 1 sentence• 30 seconds• 60 seconds or 1minute• 14 square inches of spaceElevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech4
  5. 5. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech5
  6. 6. Simple Strategy•Clarity•Concreteness•Passion•In record time.Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech6
  7. 7. NetworkingElevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech7
  8. 8. Create your Elevator Pitch•Your Name & Title•Your Position•Your Sub-Pitch•Add Interests•Apply It To Your ListenerElevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech8
  9. 9. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech9Write downwhat you do.Paint a picturewith wordsabout it.Write downyour goal.Create 10-20actionstatements.Recordyourself.Edit andrecord.Practice, Practice,Practice.
  10. 10. 60 Seconds or 1 minuteYou ThemElevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech10
  11. 11. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech11Who• Name and Title (professional role).What• What are you looking for?• What are your skills?What• What do you want?• What can you offer?Ask• Ask for an action.Thanks• Thank them for their time.
  12. 12. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech12
  13. 13. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech13
  14. 14. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech14Representative Keyword Phrase
  15. 15. Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech15• Skill• Skill• Skill• Skill• Skill• Skill• Skill• Skill• Skill• SkillNamePhoneEmailLinkedIn profileArea of ExpertiseValue Statement2”3.5”2
  16. 16. Key Take-Aways• Clarity – make sure that what you say is understood by anyone.Avoid acronyms if possible, while considering that someone youmeet might not be familiar with your specific technology.• KISS – keep it short and sweet, „nuf said.• Keywords – written or verbal, it is about the keywords related toyour industry.• Unique Selling Proposition – what do you say to help thelistener understand “What‟s in it for them?”.Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech16
  17. 17. Thank You for Attending• Watch for the post of this webinar on• www.illinoisworknet.com• http://www.youtube.com/illinoisworknet• Watch for information on our upcoming webinarson our social media links:Elevator Speech Webinar - Join us on Twitter at #ILworkNet or#elevatorspeech17

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