So, how do you perfect your pitch?1. Keep it brief and to the point
Annoying...Hi Martin, I hope your cold that you tweeted about amonth ago has cleared up. I hate those things!!!!I wanted to see if you had some interest in my app,Dogsquare. TechCrunch, Mashable and The HuffingtonPost LOVED it and now I think its time for you to see it.I know its been covered elsewhere but a blog like TheNext Read Write Web would work wonders for ourbranding and SEO. Im willing to link back to you if youcover us.Thank you!Michael X. Annoyingpitch
Much better...Hi Martin,Were about to launch a startup I think you might beinterested in. Dogsquare is essentially Foursquare fordogs - but its so much more than that too.Ive attached more info, or you can check out the videoand screenshots here: LINK.Were a new company and were planning to launch onTuesday at 9am PT. Wed love you to cover the app.Thanks,Michael.
So, how do you perfect your pitch?1. Keep it brief and to the point2. Dont pester us
So, how do you perfect your pitch?1. Keep it brief and to the point2. Dont pester us3. Be careful with exclusives
Exclusives+ Media outlets love exclusives!- Media outlets hate being second, you missout on additional coverage.
Embargoes+ Hopefully lots of simultaneous coverage =high impact- People break embargoes (for a number ofreasons) - egos are bruised and your plans canbe messed up.
Developing relationships● Keep in touch about MAJOR updates● At the same conference? Come and say hello.