Sample Elevator Speech

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The Question You Often Hear

As solopreneurs, there are a couple of situations where you will need to deliver your 30-second commercial – or Elevator Speech as it is often called. You may be asked to introduce yourself at a networking event. And then there is that casual meeting where someone asks you “What do you do?” Of course, you want your response to be short, clearly explain what you do, and interesting to the listener. But you also want it to engage the other person(s).  Let’s look at a sample elevator speech.

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How Do I Make Changes To My Website?

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You Are The Owner of Your Website

Many solopreneurs have decided they do not have the time or inclination to develop their own website.  So they find a developer who puts the Word Press site together using the information they provide.  The developer sets it all up and then either gets very busy and doesn’t respond to requests to “make changes to my website” or s/he simply disappears.  Now, what does the solopreneur do to recover that investment?
It’s easy to find another developer but that person will need basic information to get started.  Here is advice to ensure that all will not be lost if your web designer disappears:

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The Zen of Writing

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In a recent Hangout On Air, participants agreed there is a Zen-like meditative aspect to our writing process, though it appears to occur at different points for various people.  Let’s explore the Zen of writing.

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How to Make the Best Use of Your Time

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At some point in the week, we all experience downtime. Maybe because a client needed to re-book, or maybe because our energy level is too low to tackle a high-level activity. This is the time I refer to as “having no brain left”. What do you do with this time., how do you make the best use of your time?

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When the Job Interviewer is Younger Than You

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Recently a client was describing what she regarded as a very unsuccessful job interview “because the interviewer was at least 25 years younger than me and she had a poker face throughout the interview”.   She concluded that ageism was present. We need to think about our approach when the interviewer is younger than you.

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