Companies Already on the Prowl for Future Pitchmen from Sochi Olympics

U.S. slopestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg just won Olympic gold on Saturday, and companies are already expressing interest in signing him up for endorsement deals. Robert Tuchman, president of sports and entertainment marketing company Goviva, said he has already fielded calls from three different companies inquiring about the 20-year-old snowboarder, who was a relative unknown just …

Top Ten Sales Pitches: What Partners Can Learn From TV’s Master Pitchmen

Admit it. We’re all suckers for good sales pitches. The right combination of words and images incites in us a sense of urgency and desire that — depending on the product, our mental state and the time of day or night — can make a product or service seem irresistible.