INFOGRAPHIC: How to perfect your elevator pitch

Be prepared in any situation. Photo: The hangover.

The perfect elevator pitch summarises what your company or product does, and why it’s interesting or valuable — all in time it would take to ride an elevator.

It has to be there in your mind, clear and crisp, ready for when you meet someone and they say: “So, tell me about your business?”

Whether it’s a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or running into a potential investor out and about, you need to be able to throw out a tasty sound bite that will make them hungry for more.

Open Colleges has curated a simple step-by-step guide on ways to perfect your elevator pitch.

Here it is.

How to Perfect your Elevator Pitch