30 Seconds to Killer Storytelling Anytime, Anywhere

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March 2, 2017 by Carla Johnson I’ve written about how high-quality storytelling can take companies out of the commodity conundrum and actually help raise prices. Change Management Marketing Storytelling Carla Johnson Emma Coates Pixar Pixar Storytelling storytelling Type A Communications

Want to Raise Prices? Focus on Storytelling

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November 17, 2016 by Carla Johnson Storytelling still gets a bad rap. Storytelling Carla Johnson Digital Storytelling storytelling Type A CommunicationsCompanies – especially B2B – see it as soft. Execs don’t see it as something to do if. read more.

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Great Storytelling Violates Expectations

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Branding Digital Marketing StorytellingOctober 20, 2016 by Robert Rose There’s a scene in the movie Adaptation when Nicholas Cage – playing a screenwriter struggling with telling his story – is in Robert McKee’s. read more.

7 Storytelling Tips for Sales Teams

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Sales Storytelling Carla Johnson sales storytelling Type A CommunicationsOctober 25, 2016 by Carla Johnson The biggest beef I hear from sales teams or sales-driven organizations is that they can’t get people to pay attention, make decisions or quit. read more.

Lincoln Electric Changes Perception of Industry with Brand Storytelling

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July 7, 2015 Great storytelling starts with a narrative bigger than yourself. Brand Storytelling B2B Marketing content marketing storytellingBut getting buy-in for an approach to building an audience that’s unconventional isn’t easy for B2B marketers –. read more.

How to Tie ROI, KPIs and Other Metrics to Storytelling

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October 4, 2016 by Carla Johnson We hear about storytelling a lot, but what does it mean? And does branded storytelling actually work? And can you measure it? That was. read more.

Storytelling Gone Wild: The Key to Creating Viral Content

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Storytelling Gone Wild: The Key to Creating Viral Content. We discussed how to make your storytelling more viral by connecting with emotion.

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Five Ways Storytelling Goes Bad

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Wherever you go in the content marketing industry, people are talking about brand storytelling. Hey, I’m all for storytelling. Where Storytelling Goes Bad. Content Marketing For IT Vendors PR/Marketing Writing Tips content marketing IT marketing storytelling

Presentations Need More Dragons: Corporate Storytelling Techniques

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The post Presentations Need More Dragons: Corporate Storytelling Techniques appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy Content creative content how-to powerpoint presentation storytelling presentations Storytelling

Digital Storytelling: Powerful Insights from 14 Top Experts

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May 17, 2016 Storytelling is a skill that content marketers need to have, but it’s also something that they struggle with. Most marketers confuse digital storytelling with digital selling.

How to Use Storytelling to Engage and Persuade Consumers

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Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of persuasion. Nowadays, storytelling is used to sell us everything from cars to vacations. The post How to Use Storytelling to Engage and Persuade Consumers appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Wickedly Effective Storytelling: Exercise of the 5 Whys

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Brand Storytelling Content Marketing Content Strategy 5 Whys content marketing content mission content strategyFebruary 16, 2016 There’s one critical element that makes a great story a great story. Relevance. In working with hundreds of companies and even more marketers on how to become.

5 Simple Ways to Use Storytelling in Your Marketing


But if you mention storytelling to some business owners or marketing managers, you’ll often get a blank look in return. When many of us think of storytelling, we think movies, books, and big budget commercials ‒ projects that require massive budgets and big ad agencies and conference rooms full of “talent.” But … storytelling is actually one of the least expensive marketing tactics. Because storytelling is actually the oldest marketing tactic ever.

What’s Brand Storytelling and Why Do You Need It?

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August 11, 2016 Frustration. I’m hearing more of it and not just from marketers – but from executives as well. Conversations that used to be within the walls of marketing. read more.

How to Use the Power of Storytelling in B2B Ads


Create greater impact in your B2B advertising with powerful storytelling strategies. B2B Marketing Content Marketing b2b ads b2b advertising b2b content marketing b2b storytelling storytelling content

Why Data-Driven Storytelling is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing


Data-driven storytelling. The Harvard Business Review predicts that data-driven storytelling is positioned to be the next big trend in content marketing. Data-driven storytelling leverages the growing availability of data sets to analyze and uncover new angles on stories.

Storytelling Will Never Work Without This One Thing

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The Science Behind the Power of Storytelling


The prince scams are a case study in the power of storytelling. In fact, as Maria Konnikova told Contently in an interview about the dark side of storytelling , intelligent people are the most vulnerable to investment fraud. Media Voices empathy Greater Good science Storytelling

How storytelling can shape the corporate brand and culture


These excessive conditions provide the main impetus for the re-emergence of storytelling for inspiring, engaging and connecting to others. Storytelling is ageless and remains the most powerful form of persuasion. Storytelling describes a journey and is ideal for meaningful change.

ABC: How Storytelling Can Impact Lives


We’ve been using your Community Content in various iterations for the past eight years … to enable our audience to be part of the storytelling process.”. The post ABC: How Storytelling Can Impact Lives appeared first on ScribbleLive.

6 Tips to Infuse Storytelling into Digital Marketing

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4 Benefits Of Using Storytelling In Marketing

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Brand storytelling isn’t a new concept, as Susan Gunelius wrote back in 2013. Brands of all sizes realize the need to entertain their customers and prospects via the age-old method of storytelling.

How Emerson Made Science Sexy with Storytelling

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B2B Marketing Brand Storytelling Content Strategy content marketing Emerson Hank Green Kathy Button Bell February 23, 2015 One of my favorite quotes from marketing icons about B2B marketing is that it doesn’t mean “boring-to-boring.” And, while logically we know that doesn’t have to be.

The Importance of Storytelling


Storytelling: It’s All About Keeping Your Brand Out Front. The concept of storytelling in marketing is all about building a narrative of what your brand offers and how it solves a problem for your targeted consumer. Brand and marketing storytelling isn’t a new concept.

6 Characteristics of Great Brand Storytelling

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Brand StorytellingJanuary 19, 2016 Supreme Court judges have interesting responsibilities, to say the least. In 1964, the Supreme Court heard the case Jacobellis v. The case was about a manager. read more.

Storytelling Is Not a Strategy


and The Atlantic, in exchange for ambitious, interactive storytelling. Brands are ready to embrace the power of storytelling. The growth is promising, but it’s important to note that storytelling is not a strategy.

6 Examples of Genius Brand Storytelling You Have to See

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The post 6 Examples of Genius Brand Storytelling You Have to See appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. If you haven’t figured out how to tell your brand’s story well, you’re missing out on the huge revenue-boosting potential of your content marketing efforts.

Control the Conversation with Disruptive Video Storytelling


The answer, at least in part, is their use of disruptive storytelling. With disruptive storytelling, Benioff took a huge bite out of Oracle’s market share and Salesforce has grown to a $65 billion company. How does market disruption occur?

How to Use Storytelling for More Effective Content Marketing


Just one aspect of content marketing – storytelling – can make your website come alive, humanize B2B marketing content, attract visitors and expose the world to the value you provide. The following tips will help you to more effectively use storytelling as a marketing tool.

5 Storytelling Lessons From Game of Thrones

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It’s also an amazing opportunity to learn about the art of storytelling and apply that to your brand’s desire to connect with your own target audience. Mangiaforte shares these 5 Storytelling Lessons from Game of Thrones. Did you watch the Season 5 opener?

How to Build Strong Brand Storytelling From the Inside Out

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In order for purpose (which is the foundation of brand storytelling) to be clear, companies have to understand the business that they’re really in. The same goes for your internal brand storytelling. B2B Marketing Brand Storytelling Employee Communications Human Resources

The Long-form Storytelling Originators: Journalism Examples for Content Marketing Inspiration


Previously on this blog, I’ve identified three brands that are excelling at long-form storytelling : Red Bull, Casper and American Express. In fact, a lot of the long-form storytelling produced by the aforementioned brands are penned by hired journalists.

The Rise Of Visual Storytelling

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How To Take Advantage Of Visual Storytelling. The post The Rise Of Visual Storytelling appeared first on B2B Marketing Insider. The social, mobile Web has disrupted businesses in more ways than most people realize.

102 of the Most Inspiring Storytelling Quotes of All Time

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Brand Storytelling Content Strategy Abraham Lincoln B2B Marketing Beth Comstock Daniel H. February 2, 2016 Stories have been shared in every culture for millions of years – starting with rudimentary drawings by people who lived in caves – as a means of. read more.

The Theory of Relativity and Brand Storytelling

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Brand Storytelling Content Strategy Marketing B2B Marketing content marketing content strategy marketing communications Marketing ROIJanuary 26, 2016 In 1905, a rather unknown German physicist named Albert Einstein published three papers about the theory of relativity.

Storytelling: Use it to Control Your Buyer’s Mind?

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Storytelling in sales and marketing has long been touted as effective, and we now have the science to prove why. According to a new study, when presented with a story, the storyteller and listeners brains actually synchronize – termed brain coupling.

5 B2B Brands That “Get” Storytelling

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by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Corporate storytelling is nothing new. As content marketing and brand journalism takes hold, better corporate storytelling examples have emerged, especially in B2B marketing where sales cycles are long and the need to engage an audience is pivotal.

Nine Arguments Against Business Storytelling

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I’ve noticed a content marketing backlash, recently, with a particular vitriol directed toward business storytelling. For example, four weeks ago, the author of The Art of Storytelling in the Age of Content Marketing lashed out at brand journalism. 2) Storytelling is self-serving.

6 Digital Storytelling Lessons from Pottermore


To better understand recent advancements and best practices in digital storytelling, look no further than the creative writing greats. In this post, I'll discuss six ways Pottermore pushes the digital storytelling envelope. 6 Lessons in Digital Storytelling from J.K.

6 Elements Of Remarkable Storytelling

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Whether he knew it or not, my grandfather was a master storyteller. What’s interesting is that it’s these same elements of storytelling that capture and enrapture audiences of companies with which I work today: Structure : All stories should have a clear beginning, middle and end.