The last couple of months have been both amazing and frightening simultaneously. Nothing like it will probably happen again in our lifetime. The world paused for a few months and as it starts up again I thought this would be a good time to share a few brand videos that got me thinking about what I have learned about video creativity from these videos. Read more
I always find an authentic brand story resonates with your audience. Your audience can easily spot a fake brand story, it does not feel real. There is something about the story that your audience cannot relate to. Read more
What Is A Consistent Storyteller?
A consistent storyteller tells a story that accurately reflects a brands core values and purpose. Every time you hear a story from that brand you instantly recognize which brand is telling you that story and more importantly you engage with it. Read more
“The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. “
The world around us will form a view about us whether we like it or not. This means we are left with one choice, do we try to influence that view or not? If we want the world to see us in a particular way then we need to develop a personal branding strategy. Read more
Why Customer Trust Is So Important?
Customer trust is the basis for any positive customer engagement. If your customer does not trust you they will not be your customers for long. This should not come as any great surprise to any brand as one of the most common fundamentals of business is that we buy from people we trust and like. Read more
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
Why Build An Audience Connection?
“It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows”
The best brand video content builds connections, connections that both the brand and audience value. The brand that creates an audience connection is building for the brand future. These connections will mean your audience will interact with your brand and hopefully share your video content because they value it. Read more
Problem Solving And Storytelling
“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Senior
The best brands tell stories that solve peoples’ problems. Problem solving is the main reason why people ask questions. They have a problem and need help in solving it. Read more
Why Should You Tell Your Personal Story?
“If you wish to be a writer, write.”
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