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Tips for Communicating Your Startup Idea Most Effectively

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I walk through tips for communicating your startup idea effectively. How can you tell the best story, get their attention and not get lost in the details?

Tips for Communicating Your Startup Idea Most Effectively

  1. 1. Communicating Ideas …w/o getting lost in the details Joanna Lord VP of Growth Marketing SEOmoz @joannalord
  2. 2. Harder than it sounds.
  3. 3. Avoiding the “blah blah blah” black hole of death.
  4. 4. Winning startups have beautiful stories.
  5. 5. This is not serendipity, it’s science.
  6. 6. So how do you communicate your story?
  7. 7. The basics.Passion. Purpose. UVP. Current state. Aspirational.
  8. 8. Passion.
  9. 9. Purpose.
  10. 10. UVP.
  11. 11. Current state.
  12. 12. Aspirational.
  13. 13. That sounds easy...but to be effective you need to know your audience.
  14. 14. Common audiences worth preparing for.
  15. 15. The customer.
  16. 16. The investor.
  17. 17. Employee #2.
  18. 18. That’s the gist of it.
  19. 19. Stay consistent.
  20. 20. Continuously revisit.
  21. 21. Put your weight behind it.
  22. 22. Have some fun with it.
  23. 23. Thank You Joanna Lord VP of Growth Marketing SEOmoz @joannalord

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