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
A micro brand video or short video is typically less then 15 seconds. While there are no hard and fast rules for the length of a micro video, brands should keep in mind the limited attention span of their audience and the social media platforms they are using. 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
“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.”
Every brand is sharing its story online. It is very hard to find unique brand stories worth your while. The most unique brand story always starts with a worthwhile purpose. Read more
“The secret to humor is surprise.”
Using humor in your storytelling has the ability to make your story memorable. However being funny is definitely an art when telling your story. There are many pitfalls and as a brand storyteller you need to be careful you bring your audience on a journey they are comfortable with. Read more
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
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