Holy smokes!!! A year ago, I made a video announcing that I was leaving LeadIQ (the LinkedIn Post is embedded below), and I jumped into the ocean.
I never thought about the symbolism of just jumping into something massive and unknown. Yet here we are! Today I'm proud to show you Pitchfire v1.0.
Today anyone can sign up for Pitchfire!This is a completely rebuilt platform that's improved from Request for Meeting. We want to be the B2B marketplace for attention. This is where pitching should happen. A place where companies can safely build pipeline without annoying buyers.
Today we officially start migrating Request for Meeting users over to Pitchfire! It's public. Anyone with a Google Workplace account can join (Microsoft is coming soon).
This took months of work, thousands of discovery calls, and a ton of product feedback from both buyers, experts, world economists, and salespeople. We want to make something that is mutually beneficial for everyone. A highway for selling, and a new way for people to make additional income.
If you are a person who gets prospecting emails, calls, or DMs on LinkedIn, you can make income to review sales pitches on Pitchfire.
Like some serious extra income! Sellers submit offers to you starting at $25, but you can slide the floor up if you'd like. Right now we support up to $500 to have a pitch reviewed. Pay off debt, save money, donate to your favorite charity, buy your coworkers lunch...take a trip, get your kid those braces they need. You choose how you use the money.
You should get compensated for your attention. Your time and insight are invaluable. You can also cut down the number of interruptions you get from salespeople.
Sellers...let's talk about fixing things for you!
If you are a person who does prospecting calls, emails, and DMs, and wants to get a buyer to review and answer your sales pitch, create an account! If they don't check out the pitch you submitted, you don't get charged.
Our marketplace will have thousands of buyers in it by the end of the year. Use your manager's credit card, or use your own. Submit your best elevator pitch to your dream prospects. You can send it over from our plugin or browse our marketplace of buyers.
By the way, we have a 90% response rate on pitches so far! Imagine if every pitch you put in front of a buyer got reviewed and responded to. No more follow-up! No more first calls wasting time. The best part, you also become a buyer when you join. Sales tech companies want your attention too.
Ryan O'Hara is the founder of Pitchfire. Prior to starting Pitchfire, he has been an early employee at several startups helping them with marketing and prospecting tactics including Dyn (Acquired by Oracle 2016) and LeadIQ (first GTM employee-Series B).
He's had prospecting and marketing campaigns featured in Fortune, Mashable, and TheNextWeb. Ryan specializes in go-to-market strategy, branding, business development, prospecting, and sales training. He also mentors two accelerators, The Iron Yard and The Alpha Loft.