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sales pitch

A line of talk that attempts to persuade someone of something, as in Let's hear your latest sales pitch for energy conservation. This term uses the noun pitch in the sense of "a talk," or more literally, a throwing of words at one. [Slang; late 1800s]
See also: pitch, sale
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The last thing I want to do is spend my free time at home on the phone listening to a sales pitch.
com, and allow small business owners to submit a product sales pitch for a chance to participate in the in-person final round and pitch to a panel of expert judges and retail buyers.
Another witness, retired teacher Marchiena van der Lann, said she paid pounds 6,000 for membership after being told to expect up to pounds 11,200 in cash back in a four-and-a-half hour sales pitch.
What we wanted to know is what happens if the consumer considers a sales pitch when not in a neutral mood but a positive one," he added.
Then one day a client mentions another CPA firm has made a sales pitch focused on the benefits of the new, more powerful accounting software.
You may see a sales pitch that describes a great, car at a low price, but when you arrive at the dealer, the car is no longer available.
The sales pitch inevitably stresses the tax benefits of purchasing these products within a qualified plan.
According to reports we received from consumers across the country, the telemarketers start their sales pitch by telling consumers that their personal and financial information is "all over the Internet.
Like the sales pitch that begins with that jokey advertising ploy, this exhibition, titled "Intercourse," didn't have much to do with sex.
Now Smith's employers at the Dream Girl Cosmetics Company in Adelaide, Australia, say they are re-evaluating their new sales pitch.
Kim's sales pitch is the Building's newly installed high-tech communications network, which boasts fiber optics and new antenna systems to allow tenants to stay ahead of the communications' revolution.
Every American over five years old is wise to the sales pitch, and it doesn't take much to turn off the consumer these days.
Amway and the right-wing preachers and celebrities who address its seminars tell you that you're working to preserve family values while warning you away from friends and relatives who reject your sales pitch.
How it Works To enter the Wild Card portion of the Competition, entrepreneurs with a food or beverage product, including craft brewers, are invited to upload a two-minute video of their best sales pitch to http://entm.
Conducting a well-executed sales pitch over the phone is not an easy task, even for the most experienced salesperson.