Storytelling That Stands Out

Ronn Torossian

With so many marketers using storytelling to engage their audiences, how do brands stand out among the competition? Not only are consumers wired to read and listen to stories, but they’re also highly receptive to humor because it grabs attention and makes the brand more human.

Wanted: Talented brand storytellers

PR Daily

How has content helped you meet your recruitment, brand awareness, crisis recovery or lead generation goals? We’re seeking brand storytellers who know their way around a clickable headline, a viral video or a fleeting social trend. Audio Storytelling.

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5 crucial elements of brand storytelling

PR Daily

Just like a child does not want to hear branded content, neither does your customer. Of course, that’s one of the most challenging parts of a communicator’s job—telling a story about a brand, but it doesn’t have to be that hard. The brand storytelling process. Jay Baer has the best example of brand storytelling I’ve seen: The very best way to create your organization’s story is to have your customers and employees do the work for you.

5 storytelling lessons from Square’s COVID-19 campaign

PR Daily

Storytelling has become a buzzword in business communications. It’s the missing ingredient when things go wrong, the secret weapon behind new branding success. Is “storytelling” on it its own really enough to make your brand stand out?

Storytelling in Digital Marketing

Ronn Torossian

Storytelling is one of the founding concepts of marketing. Not every brand is good at this practice, but it’s an integral skill and an element of any successful marketing campaign. […]. The post Storytelling in Digital Marketing appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Rather than just throwing products or prices at consumers, telling an impactful story is one of the best possible ways to truly make an impact.

6 storytelling lessons from the ‘NBA Bubble’

PR Daily

Besides being a fantastic personal branding move, Thybulle’s YouTube channel can provide PR and marketing pros several video storytelling takeaways. Show off your brand’s family. By enabling them to tell your brand’s stories, you strengthen your workforce and culture, as well as highlight the humanity of your organization. That can better power your content and expand your brand’s reach.

Why and how to embrace multimedia storytelling

PR Daily

Storytelling is also a growing trend within the communications discipline. In our Future of the PR Pro Report , 73% said storytelling was the No. And in the modern media landscape, storytelling is visual. Visual elements provide a critical advantage in storytelling,” he says.

How To Beat Five PR Storytelling Roadblocks

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At a time when we have more data than we can possibly use and people connect on social platforms, storytelling is an ideal tool for PR and marketing. When considerations collide, storytelling suffers. There’s a real tendency to sugarcoat anything negative or embarrassing when it comes to business storytelling. Intuit and Hubspot are two brands that do a great job celebrating their core customer, small businesses, in their storytelling.

6 ways to up your storytelling game

PR Daily

You’ve launched a brand journalism site. Welcome to brand journalism 2.0. Brand journalism helps organizations rise above the clutter of content on the web. Here are six reasons to take your storytelling to the next level—or maybe the one above that. Brand journalism 2.0 In brand journalism 2.0, Here’s a good news story—and a not so good one—both broken by the news team at Blue Sky, the brand journalism site for the Pittsburgh International Airport.

How PR pros can help humanize a brand with their storytelling skills

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How PR pros can help humanize a brand with their storytelling skills

The Best Storytelling Posts of 2019

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Writing about the intersection of communications, journalism and branding, a never-ending stream of fodder for potential posts flew by my window every day.

5 ways to infuse emotion into your storytelling

PR Daily

Not if you tell emotional stories that connect audiences to your brand. So says Miri Rodriguez, Microsoft storyteller and keynoter at Ragan’s “Brand Storytelling and Content Marketing Conference” at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. “AI Storytelling isn’t opinions, data, facts or assertions,” says Rodriguez. “It’s A good story is where we can see ourselves in it, not the brand,” she says. “It’s

Covering COVID-19: Amid the pandemic, brand journalists step up their storytelling

PR Daily

That’s what brand journalists do. And yes, brand journalism is filling the gaps for overextended news outlets. Many of our brand journalism clients are doing really impressive work covering this story. Folio Editor Michel Proulx has used his brand journalism site to reach a broader audience beyond the university community. He specializes in brand journalism and building news desks. Brand Journalism Crisis Communications Storytelling The Consultant is In

Performance Storytelling: Norton Lifelock CMO, Ty Shay, Provides a Roadmap

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Shifting from traditional marketing and communications to the concept and model of Performance Storytelling isn’t easy. Brand Marketing vs. Performance Marketing. Further explaining the need for Performance Marketing, Shay continues: “We typically have a big debate between Brand Marketing and Performance Marketing. On the positive side, Brand Marketing has a long-term focus, is customer-centric and is focused on an emotional connection. Enter Performance Storytelling.

What is Storytelling? Why Does Storytelling Work? What are Good Examples? [UML]

Sword and the Script

Like many in PR, I’ve had debated many times over the years, and the reason is that storytelling works. It humanizes a brand, creates an emotional connection, and boosts recall in a way that a list of statistics, no matter how compelling just can’t rival. 1) What is storytelling?

Data Storytelling: How to Win Serious Media Coverage

B2B PR Sense

Data and storytelling are probably two words that you wouldn't expect to go together. Data storytelling can be a key way to turn dry facts into exciting stories -- a transformation that could win high-tier media coverage for your brand. What is Data Storytelling?

5 ways Microsoft’s chief storyteller makes content more human

PR Daily

Storytelling has become a crucial strategy for communicators looking to attract attention from both employees and consumers. Our attention is under attack,” says Steve Clayton, Microsoft’s chief storyteller and general manager of the company’s Innovation, Culture and Stories team. “By Here five ways you can breathe life into your storytelling efforts: 1. To excel at human storytelling, you must focus on the people at the heart of your content.

Brand storytelling earns high traffic

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4 storytelling lessons from 100 years of ‘The Hilton Effect’

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Considering it’s grown from one hotel to more than 5,700 hotels and 17 brands in 113 countries and territories, the chain has a lot to commemorate—but it didn’t want to mark the occasion with only statistics and accomplishments. We could have told an incredible story ourselves and thrown a great party, but we wanted third party perspective,” says Lou Dubois, director of content for global brand communications at Hilton Worldwide.

10 spellbinding examples of social media storytelling

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Telling vivid, compelling stories on social media is a great way to increase engagement, brand affinity and sales. RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling Conference at Disneyland. ]. Endorsement strategies tend to be most effective when you add a personal, emotional element to your storytelling. The post 10 spellbinding examples of social media storytelling appeared first on PR Daily. Social Media Storytelling

Storytelling is the Essence of Brand Development; Off Script No. 44: Jeffrey Crow

Sword and the Script

Can a good story create value for a brand? While I look for my next gig, I’m doing some consulting for a range of different companies helping to set their brand strategy and developing plans for them to attack their respective markets. 3) At a recent CMO panel event, put on by the Technology Association of Georgia, you talked extensively about the concept of storytelling. From your perspective what is storytelling? . If there’s no story, there’s no brand.

How the CIA hit its storytelling stride on Twitter

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FREE GUIDE: The 7 questions you should be asking about brand journalism ]. She faced initial resistance publishing stories about Area 51 and other previously classified events but eventually earned trust for storytelling leeway. The post How the CIA hit its storytelling stride on Twitter appeared first on PR Daily. PR Industry Social Media Storytelling

What Does “Storytelling” Mean to You? 105 Answers from Communicators

Sword and the Script

Storytelling is a powerful means of persuasion; it can be both a strategy, as in an overall narrative but it also can be a tactic, like using vignettes; here’s what a recent survey found. Years ago, there was a consultant in the DC area that had an unusual title on his business card: “chief storyteller.” The idea of “ storytelling ” was even stranger. I’m a believer in storytelling. Yet storytelling can mean different things to different people.

5 aspects of storytelling brands often miss

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In my book " Spin Sucks ," I write about how important it is to think about your brand storytelling like you would a novel. In that vein, here are five essential parts to brand storytelling. It was interesting, it had a great sense of humor, and it brought more awareness to the brand. This story was originally published on PR Daily in November 2014.

The Best Storytelling Posts of 2019 Part II

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post The Best Storytelling Posts of 2019 Part II appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Scientific Study Correlates Storytelling to Gender-specific Outcomes

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. I’ve been thinking about The Wall Street Journal article, “Why Good Storytellers Are Happier in Life and Love.” The story cites new research from the Journal of Personal Relationships — when my wife says I subscribe to everything, I now have a credible retort — that shows women find men who are good storytellers more.more. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

3 approaches to effective brand storytelling

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Pareidolia is the perception of meaning or significance in an object (normally an image or sound) where none exists, and it''s crucial to effective brand storytelling. Pareidolia is all about storytelling. This tendency is what fuels effective brand storytelling and content marketing. Brand storytelling is framing. Here again, relate this back to message development and brand outreach.

Call for speakers at our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference

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Present a sponsored speaking session at our event in Disneyland to connect with your target audience and boost your brand. We’re searching for sponsors to join our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. The post Call for speakers at our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference appeared first on PR Daily

How can data improve your storytelling?

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Being able to back up your statements and decision making with cold hard statistics is a great way to build trust between your brand and your customer base. However, a brand story cannot be built on data alone. A brand is more than numbers; it is made up of feelings, experiences and relationships. Data supports storytelling by bringing credibility to your PR message. Here’s how to add data to your storytelling: 1.

At ServiceNow, every communicator is a storyteller

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Lest you doubt the importance of storytelling at the cloud computing company ServiceNow , a staffing priority gives away the game. Every member of the communication team is a storyteller, says Emily Russel, head of the employee communications and engagement team. Storytelling is woven through all the company’s communications, both internal and external. The heart of everything we do is around storytelling,” Russel says. “It’s Empathy as a storytelling tool.

R.I.P. storytelling—storycrafting is where we should focus now

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It probably explains why “brand story” has become one of the top buzzwords for marketing in 2019. After all, a brand story is supposed to […]. The post R.I.P. storytelling—storycrafting is where we should focus now appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations brandingWhether you are with a PR agency, a social agency or an ad agency, there is this perception that you have to be in the business of telling good stories.

4 ways ‘Good Morning America’ nails social media storytelling

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1 morning show to make your own storytelling efforts come alive online—and then learn more from Hurlbutt at our Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Corporate Communications Conference at Disney World, on March 6-8. What matters is understanding who they are and where they reside, so you can build an effective social media storytelling strategy. The post 4 ways ‘Good Morning America’ nails social media storytelling appeared first on PR Daily.

Valuable content can strengthen your brand more than any promotion

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This not only increases sales, but also brand reputation and consumer loyalty. This way, you can establish authority, strengthen your brand voice, build a rapport with existing and potential consumers and encourage sharing—all by offering valuable information to the consumer.

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Once Upon a Time …: The Art of Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

The art of storytelling is rooted in the origins of every society. As far back as history can reach, humans have used storytelling to teach the next generation, to connect with others, to protect their culture and much, much more. Is your brand a non-profit looking for funds?

3 ways brands can support consumers’ mental well-being

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Still, marketers wading into these waters need to understand what mental health is and the ways in which brands can provide meaningful support beyond virtue signaling. It doesn’t matter what type of product you are; every brand is now, or needs to be, a service offering.

How to Turn Your Personal Story Into a Compelling Brand

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The most important part of branding is storytelling. And the most important part of storytelling is connecting with your audience. You must cultivate a brand story that adds context and meaning to what would otherwise be dull facts and figures. Your brand story should be authentic, relatable, and deeply human. To do that, you’ll need to tap into your personal history and also humanize your brand. Think of your brand as a person.

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Branding with the F Bomb, Contrast for Storytelling and the Future of Links

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post Branding with the F Bomb, Contrast for Storytelling and the Future of Links appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Grab Bag Storytelling Techniques business storytelling juxtaposition pr campaign storytelling technique storytelling techniques tiger woods

Zappos embraces brand storytelling with #ImNotABox campaign

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RELATED: Produce content that boosts lead gen, brand awareness and reputation. Zappos’ marketing team also released a short film titled “Box Home” to coincide with the campaign: Brand managers should take note. It’s an interesting move toward brand storytelling—and a compelling piece of content marketing. “By

The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet for some reason, brands continue to drone on about facts, instead of taking the same, tried-and-tested approach for emotional communication. Why Storytelling is So Effective. In a world that’s saturated with marketing, it’s more important than ever for brands to make a lasting impression with their customers. Guinness is a brand who knows the power of emotional storytelling. With storytelling, you can achieve: 1. Guest Post by Matt Press.

Branding lessons from the relaunch of the Ford Bronco

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Make no mistake: attaching its best-known brand name, which is virtually synonymous with the muscular mythology of gasoline, onto a fully electric car was a significant risk on Ford’s part, one that wasn’t without a significant amount of backlash from fans. What can other brands learn from this? The post Branding lessons from the relaunch of the Ford Bronco appeared first on PR Daily.

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