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Brand Storytelling, Defined

Marketing Insider Group

Brand storytelling is gaining momentum in the marketing world, and with good reason. The post Brand Storytelling, Defined appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy Content Marketing Storytelling

How to Use the Power of Storytelling in B2B Ads

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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

The 10 Functions of Storytelling

Type A Communications

June 12, 2018 by Carla Johnson Storytelling gets too much credit and not enough appreciation. Storytelling comes down to two things – connection and engagement. The post The 10 Functions of Storytelling appeared first on Type A Communications.

Rebooting your Strategic Content and Communications: A Formula for an Evolved Enterprise

Speaker: Mat Zucker, Partner, Prophet

The framework starts with your base brand story, tackles naming, nomenclature and voice and moves into content strategy and signature content including thought leadership, storytelling and content marketing.

Storytelling in the Age of the Connected Customer

Marketing Insider Group

The post Storytelling in the Age of the Connected Customer appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. How content with a focus on experiences and emotional marketing can keep customers connected and create advocates for your brand. Today’s healthcare landscape is rapidly changing.

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Introducing ‘The Storytelling Edge’

Contently

And if you’d like to subscribe to our free email course on becoming a more powerful storyteller, you can sign up here ! A little while ago, my mother sent me an email with the subject line, “The Youngest Storyteller.” Voices Storytelling

Presentations Need More Dragons: Corporate Storytelling Techniques

Marketing Insider Group

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

The Science of Storytelling

Kaon

4 Benefits Of Using Storytelling In Marketing. The Kaon v-Brief® interactive storytelling application, communicates your unique value story through a variety of real-world scenarios that solve a customers’ business challenge.

Storytelling in Industrial Content Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

If storytelling sounds too “Kumbaya” to you for hardcore industrial marketing and sales, then I suggest you read on for a fresh perspective. Content Marketing Industrial Lead Generation Inbound Marketing Industrial Marketing storytelling There is a very good reason centuries [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

The Ultimate Guide to Storytelling

Hubspot

Storytelling is described as an art … the “art” of storytelling. Storytelling isn’t something you can grasp in one sitting, after one course. It is, and rightfully so because storytelling has become a crucial component of the most successful marketing campaigns. An art.

11 Storytelling Lessons That Will Transform Your Content Marketing

Contently

For the past six years, I’ve been obsessed with understanding how storytelling can transform a business. While most people are looking for a magic solution or singular trick, the truth is that storytelling is an art and a science.

How Curiosity Makes Brand Storytelling Come to Life

Marketing Insider Group

The post How Curiosity Makes Brand Storytelling Come to Life appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. When we’re putting together a marketing team, we look for experience. We want people—whether internal hires or an agency team—to have an understanding of our business.

4 Elements of Great Storytelling, Backed by Neuroscience

Contently

Recently, I sat down with The Big Think to talk about the lessons Contently co-founder Shane Snow and I cover in our new book, The Storytelling Edge: How to Transform Your Business, Stop Screaming into the Void, and Make People Love You. Content marketing is in a crisis.

30 Seconds to Killer Storytelling Anytime, Anywhere

Type A Communications

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

Nine Arguments Against Business Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

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.

The 10 Functions of Storytelling

Type A Communications

June 12, 2018 by Carla Johnson Storytelling gets too much credit and not enough appreciation. Storytelling comes down to two things – connection and engagement. The post The 10 Functions of Storytelling appeared first on Type A Communications.

Long-form Storytelling & Thought Leadership: A Content Marketing Success

ScribbleLive

Long-form storytelling is having a moment right now. I’ve written about long-form storytelling recently – from both brands and media – all to lead up to a bigger piece of content that I’m very excited to share with you. Storytelling is a powerful tool that brands can use to establish themselves as thought leaders. So, I wrote an in-depth piece called Without Long-form Storytelling, You Will Never Be A Thought Leader.

How storytelling can shape the corporate brand and culture

Biznology

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.

Deloitte: Storytelling boosts sustainable innovation

Integrated B2B

Monitor Deloitte’s Camilla Marie Thiele shares her perspective on why business innovation is important for the sustainability agenda and how storytelling can inspire other companies to follow. Storytelling matters.

How to Use Storytelling to Engage and Persuade Consumers

Marketing Insider Group

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.

5 Simple Ways to Use Storytelling in Your Marketing

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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.

The Accidental Storyteller

Marketing Insider Group

For some reason people don’t think that they’re good storytellers…even when faced with evidence to the contrary. The biggest barrier to storytelling is the irrational concept, “I have nothing interesting to say.”.

Want to Raise Prices? Focus on Storytelling

Type A Communications

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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The Importance of B2B Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

From ancient to modern times, storytelling has remained a constant throughout the evolution of the human race. The post The Importance of B2B Storytelling appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Telling and listening to stories comes naturally to people across the globe. Stories in different forms get passed from one generation to another and exist across various channels in multiple iterations. There are simple, linear ones and stories […].

6 Elements Of Remarkable Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

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.

Great Storytelling Violates Expectations

Type A Communications

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.

The Science Behind the Power of Storytelling

Contently

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

The Three Whats of Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

You were likely the victim of a storyteller that ignored the three whats. The next time this happens, understand that you fell victim to a storyteller who didn’t prepare the three whats of storytelling. You were drawn into the story but its ending left you unsatisfied.

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

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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.

Unlocking the Power of Employee Storytelling with Participation Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

The post Unlocking the Power of Employee Storytelling with Participation Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. 2018 must be the year that brands unleash employees-as-media. Some will criticize this approach, but it makes perfect sense in B2B marketing.

22 Storytelling Rules Everyone Can Master

Type A Communications

Creativity & Innovation Storytelling Carla Johnson CDC Center for Disease Control Emma Coats Google Infectious Diseases Outbreak Pixar storytelling Type A Communications Zombie Apocalypse

7 Storytelling Tips for Sales Teams

Type A Communications

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.

4 Benefits Of Using Storytelling In Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

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.

The Art of Storytelling [Video]

Marketing Insider Group

” This was one of the main points on “the art of storytelling” presented by Julie Roehm, Chief Storyteller at SAP at the Inbound Marketing Summit on April 3, 2013. Across the ages, brands have been using the art of storytelling to reach their audience.

3 Storytelling Tips for Marketers in the Age of Social

Modern Marketing

And that is why storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to breathe life into a brand. Many think marketers have always been storytellers and that they truly understand what it takes to create an emotional, authentic connection in the stories they tell.

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Why Video Storytelling Is the Future of Marketing

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Add video to your content marketing mix to bump your results in the right direction. Learn 4 high-profile use cases and 4 tips for success. Corporate Video content marketing video video content video marketing

The Rise Of Visual Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

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.

Storytelling Gone Wild: The Key to Creating Viral Content

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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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How to Use Storytelling for More Effective Content Marketing

Webbiquity

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.

Creativity, Technology, And The Future Of Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

Because he understood that marketing is about storytelling. You can check out the slides I presented at last year’s conference here: Creativity, Technology and Storytelling. The theme for this year’s content marketing summit is creativity, technology and storytelling.

A Storytelling Approach to Internal Communications

Marketing Insider Group

The post A Storytelling Approach to Internal Communications appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. At most companies, internal communications is broken. Emails that no one reads, fliers pinned to bulletin boards no one notices, and all hands meetings in which the entire audience is checking social media on their phones. Why won’t employees pay attention? Why do they complain about company culture, but never participate in it to make […].

Storytelling Is Not a Strategy

Contently

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.