Calling all Small Business owners: Blogalicious is back with the fifth edition of The Perfect Pitch contest, providing the small business owners with an opportunity to pitch their business ideas in the big leagues!! Not only is the $5,000 cash prize at the end of the rainbow a major incentive,but you’ll also be able to craft a pitch, business plan summary and case study. Feedback from the accomplished judges’ panel is icing on the cake. Think about the information and advice that you’ll be able to take back and use to better your brand.
Ok! Ok! I’m sold! What do I need to know?
We’re glad you asked :-) Here goes!
The Perfect Pitch V
Small Business Pitch Event
Saturday, October 7th @ 10am
Pitch your business to our expert panel of judges for a chance to win $5,000
Contest Eligibility: No more than five years in business. View Official Contest Rules Here.
- One-minute video introduction (published to You Tube)
- Business plan overview (PDF)
- Case study of a successful project (PDF)
- Headshot and bio to be provided with the submission (Hi-Res)
Submissions will be accepted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and your contest entry should contain a link to the video on YouTube, a business plan, a case study, and your bio and headshot. Please ensure consistency in naming across all files: business name_first and last name. (ex: Blogalicious_Stacey Ferguson)
Submission Due Date: Friday, August 25th @ 11:59PM
Submissions will be judged by our expert panelists/judges based on the following:
♦ 20% Originality of Business Concept
o Demonstrate that you have a unique and innovative business concept that differentiates you from other businesses
♦ 60% Business Pitch
o Clear articulation of your business plan and model
o Clear explanation of financials
o Concise explanation on why your business should be selected
♦ 20% Package Quality
o Submission is visually appealing and creative
o Demonstrates professionalism
Submissions will be rated in each category on a five point scale.
Three finalists will be selected based on highest cumulative scores as determined by the scoring process. Blogalicious will notify both the finalists, and those not selected, via email on Monday, September 25th.
Ready? Set? Gooooo!