Tag Archives: storytelling

How To Tell An Authentic Brand Story

Authentic Brand Story

 

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

5 Lessons About Video Presentations That I Have Learnt From Completing A Toastmasters Manual

 

Video Presentations

 

I thought I knew a lot about giving video presentations. That was until I suddenly found myself at the wrong side of the camera when completing a Toastmasters Advanced Manual Project on video communication. You see I was used to producing videos not starring in them, however for this project I had to complete 5 video assignments ranging from hosting a talk show to producing and starring in a press conference and 3 other assorted video assignments. Read more

My Favourite Video Tips For Creating Brand Videos Of Substance

Video Tips

 

With so many social media platforms and video hosting sites available there is an absolute glut of mediocre brand videos. I often wonder do brands just have some bland template they follow when creating videos. Most of these videos have little impact on the audience they are trying to impress. That is why I have decided to list my favourite video tips. Read more

What The 2019 Seasonal Videos Can Teach Us About Storytelling

2019 Seasonal Videos

 

Every year I write a blog about the current crop of seasonal adverts. It is one of my most favorite blogs because I get to watch some fun and creative brand videos. The 2019 seasonal videos are no exception. The production values seem to improve every year. This year there is a lot of quality animation. Read more

7 Tips on How To Start A Speech That Gets Your Audience’s Attention

How to start a speech

The Need To Start A Speech Well

When we have to make a speech we want to make a good one. We all want to make a speech that matters, a speech that will influence, educate and entertain our audience. However many of us never achieve this because we fail to start a speech well. Read more

5 Tips On How To Be A Consistent Storyteller With Your Brand Story

 

 

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

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

10 Video Marketing Tips On How To Succeed With Your Brand Video

 

Why you need video marketing?

Video marketing is about using video to market your product or service. It is not enough to generate video content it needs to be part of a video strategy that helps you achieve your goals. Read more

5 Creative Ideas For Your Next Brand Video

creative ideas

 

Why Creative Ideas Can Be Hard To Come By?

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”

Frederick Douglass

Creative ideas are, by their very nature elusive, if creativity was easy everyone would be doing it. This is not the case so you need to put effort into getting new ideas for your videos, but as Frederick Douglas said without struggle there is no progress. The conventional wisdom is that creativity can be taught and it is skill just like any other. This however takes time and effort and you might need results faster than that. Read more