An Elevator Pitch for DebtFreeAdventure.com – Day 1 of 31DBBB

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What is “Day 1 of 31DBBB”?

The Problogger “31 Days to Build a Better Blog” challenge!

Over the course of the next 31 days I will be participating in this challenge in an effort to make DFA a better place for you to visit.  The concept is simple…to have a group of bloggers set aside a month of their time to work at improving their blogs.  I have chosen to be one of those bloggers, am using Debt Free Adventure as my guinea pig, and urge you to do the same if you have a blog.

How it Works

Every day for 31 straight days, we will receive a post that will contain:

  1. A daily task/homework assignment
  2. A brief lesson on the topic to help implement the task

My goals for DFA in this challenge are:

  • To offer readers the most comprehensive & enjoyable experience possible
  • To make the site a useful & living resource that motivates & aids everyone toward biblical debt free living

Enough about the challenge, let’s get to the implementation!

Task For Today – Write an Elevator Pitch for Your Blog

What is an Elevator Pitch?

“An elevator pitch is an overview of an idea for a product, service, or project. The name reflects the fact that an elevator pitch can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride (for example, thirty seconds and 100-150 words).” – Wikipedia

How to Write an Elevator Pitch for Your Blog

I’m sure there has been much written on the topic online but here’s some starting points that I use when doing this type of thing.

  • Solve a Problem or Need
  • Define Your Audience
  • Keep it Short
  • Stand Out
  • Be Intriguing
  • Be Energetic but not Hyped
  • Consider Using a Question
  • Be Ready to Expand Upon Your Pitch

-ProBlogger

What is My Elevator Pitch for Debt Free Adventure?

I actually have several.  Although currently DFA is primarily a site about my individual adventure to become debt free,  I have a vision for it to become a place where everyone can create their own Debt Free Adventure.  On that wise, my pitches and descriptions are geared toward the ministry of helping myself and others.  I imagine the vision will grow & evolve over time.

Here are the pitches that currently describe my goals for the DebtFreeAdventure.com:

Elevator Pitch

  • Do you feel like a slave to debt?  DFA is dedicated to passionately helping others break the bondage of debt using biblical principles.

Short Elevator Pitch

  • A Bible Based – Bondage Breaking – Debt Free Adventure

Twitter Pitch

  • @MattJabs – Dedicated to Passionately Helping Others Break the Bondage of Debt Biblically – http://DebtFreeAdventure.com

What do you think of the pitches?  Let us know in your comments…

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1 Tina Fortune

I can really use this! Thanks for sharing!

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