The Keys to a Great Pitch

Posted by Jaime Reynolds on Fri, Apr 29, 2011

Last week, MITX and TCN held a workshop preparing Innovation Awards applicants for the final round of judging, where entrants still in the running are invited to present to judges. The learnings shared during this event are valuable for all types of presentations but was specifically geared towards the judging process so read on for the valuable insight our speakers shared.

Whether you’re presenting to judges evaluating your product for an awards or start-up competition, to potential investors considering an investment in your company, or to the general public learning about your awesome innovation, a great pitch is the key to your audience’s hearts.

According to Matt Witheiler, Principal at Flybridge Capital Partners and Member of the Innovation Awards Advisory Group, there are 4 simple keys to a great pitch.

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Why Thinking Small Can be a Great Decision

Posted by Kate Jurras on Tue, Apr 26, 2011

Guest post by Ali Robbins Hyatt. Ali is on the New Growth Platforms team at Avery Dennison, and is a member of the MITX 2010 Future Leaders Group, a group of six individuals who were chosen based on their leadership, spirit, entrepreneurialism, and early impact on the Massachusetts innovation economy. This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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My Digital Marketing Voyage

Posted by Kate Jurras on Thu, Apr 21, 2011

Ashlee Clevenger is a Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist at Yankee Group. See her in action on Twitter at @yankeegroup (for business) and @ashleeclev (for pleasure). This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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Kickass Website & Usability Tips

Posted by Kate Jurras on Tue, Apr 19, 2011

Guest post by Jake Rainis, Metropolis Creative.

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Youth Design: Helping Students Succeed in the Creative World

Posted by Kate Jurras on Tue, Apr 12, 2011

Guest post by Amy Draybuck and Denise Korn, Youth Design. This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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Want to Be An Innovation Award Winner? Use These Resources!

Posted by Kate Jurras on Thu, Apr 7, 2011

We want to see you succeed and make the most of your experience in the Innovation Awards competition, so check out the below resources that we created to help you be successful.

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The Top 5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Started

Posted by Kate Jurras on Thu, Apr 7, 2011

Guest post by Lisa Sawyer, User Experience Architect, AMP Agency. This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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The DARC Ages: New Criteria for Job Candidates in a Digital World

Posted by Kate Jurras on Wed, Apr 6, 2011

Guest post by Brian Halligan, CEO and founder, HubSpot. HubSpot is an inbound marketing software company that helps businesses get found online and convert more site visitors into leads and customers. This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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Don’t follow Charlie Sheen if You Want to Land a Job

Posted by Kate Jurras on Tue, Apr 5, 2011

Guest post by Dan Jackson, Human Resources Assistant at Communispace. Dan is involved in all facets of the recruiting process, employee training and employee relations. When he’s not at work, he spends his time playing guitar in a local Boston band and catching up on reruns of Two and a Half Men. This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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An Ad Agency Interview Primer. For Non-Agency Types.

Posted by Kate Jurras on Mon, Apr 4, 2011

Guest post by John Wolfarth, EVP, Director of Digital Operations, Mullen. When he's not interviewing candidates, John is helping multiple agency teams deliver the best digital work possible.This post is part of our Digital Works: Careers in Digital Marketing, Technology, and Media Series. This series profiles the skills and experiences that make careers in this industry exciting, and provides advice to job seekers from the area’s foremost employers and experts.

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Understanding the Rapidly Evolving Mobile Landscape [Event Recap]

Posted by Kate Jurras on Sat, Apr 2, 2011

Last week at BIMA's mobile event, a panel of experts spoke to an overflowing room at Hill Holliday. The panel included Trevor Hamilton - Director, Mobile Solutions, Brands & Agencies, Velti; Gene Keenan - VP, Mobile Services, Isobar; Ali Merlino -  Director of Sales, Northeast, Millennial Media; Johnny Won - Interactive Strategist, Hill Holliday; and Elizabeth Zalman -  Co-Founder, Media Armor.

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