Tag Archives: Audience Connection

How To Use Your Brand Vision To Tell An Inspirational Brand Story

 

Inspirational Brand Storytelling

An inspirational brand story will always get and keep the attention of your audience. The reason inspirational storytelling is so effective is because it often forms an emotional connection with your audience. As a brand you may often find it difficult to to get inspiration for these kind of brand stories. I have found using your brand vision as a story source often provides inspirational stories. Read more

7 Common Video Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

 

 

Why You Need To Avoid Video Mistakes?

It might seem obvious but the cost of making video mistakes has big impact on your video marketing. You spend a lot of time and resources getting an audience for your video and then you send them away dissatisfied. The next time it will be twice as difficult to get an audience for your video. Read more

How To Plan Your Next Video Project In 5 Simple Steps

Video Project Plan

 

Start With Your Plan

 

“He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.”

Victor Hugo

 

Video projects often fail because they are typically regarded as creative endeavours and are not subject to normal constraints. Every video project needs to be treated as a business opportunity and subjected to the same planning as every other business opportunity. To succeed with your video project you need to create a robust plan that will deliver the required outcome. Read more

5 Reasons To Tell Your Personal Story And Make A Difference In Your World

personal story

 

Why Should You Tell Your Personal Story?

 

“If you wish to be a writer, write.”

Epictetus

 

There are many reasons to tell our story and even more reasons we don’t want to tell It. Probably if we are honest with ourselves we know if we tell our personal story we will be judged. However we are going to be judged in the absence of our version anyway. This leads to my first reason for telling your individual story Read more

5 Tips On How To Tell A Trustworthy Brand Story

 

 

 

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

Charles Spurgeon

 

The art of telling a trustworthy brand story often eludes the brand storyteller. Telling a trustworthy brand story matters because your audience needs to trust your story before they will act on it. Read more

Why You Should Show Your Human Side When Telling Your Brand Story

 

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. “

Charlotte Bronte

 

Brands are driven by profit and the need to make a decent return on their investment. People are way more complex than that and a brand needs to think of their audience’s human side when telling stories. Read more

Top 10 Storytelling Tips On How To Connect With Your Audience

 

“Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.”

Plato

 

Brand storytelling is all about achieving a brand vision. The best brand storyteller will try to connect with their audience. Achieving an audience connection when telling your story is not something that should be left to chance. Read more

How To Engage An Emotional Response When Telling Your Story

 

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”

Paul Cezanne

We are bombarded on a daily basis with countless stories. Brands, individuals, charities and friends are constantly sharing stories with us. We cannot possibly engage with every story we hear, so only those that touch us in a meaningful way engage us. Usually this is because the story has engaged us on an emotional level. Read more

How To Find Your Unique Voice And Make An Impact On Your Audience

 

 

 

“The human voice is the organ of the soul.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

In a world where we struggle to be heard it is important to find our unique voice. It does not matter whether we want to be hired for that dream job or share a unique insight or convince the world around us to embrace a particular cause. We need to be heard and that is why our voice is so important. Read more