Five Storytelling Techniques to Give Business Communications Liftoff

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Storytelling is the new “black” when it comes to business communications.

The “F Word” in Storytelling and Business

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Connecting Anecdotes to Storytelling in Business Communications

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I am a fan of the anecdote, one of the most underutilized storytelling techniques in business communications. The post Connecting Anecdotes to Storytelling in Business Communications appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Microsite Makes a Case for “Storytelling Techniques” in Business Communications

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Since conducting our first storytelling workshop in 2011, the honing of the material has been a never-ending process. The post Microsite Makes a Case for “Storytelling Techniques” in Business Communications appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

How Data-Driven Storytelling Drives PR

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No one should underestimate the power of data for storytelling. Whatever the case, B2B and technology-based businesses are in an excellent position to use data-driven storytelling as part of a PR strategy. In other words, data-driven storytelling produces leads.

The Thai Cave Rescue And The Power Of Storytelling

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The national fascination tells us something about PR , storytelling, and ourselves. While his post points out how the cave narrative conforms to certain storytelling archetypes (and primal fears), it also notes the many ways in which it departs from classic storytelling.

Book Review: Social Media for Strategic Communication By Karen Freberg

PR Expanded

One of the best ways to kick off the New Year is with a good book that offers great guidance and takes a deep dive into being more strategic with your storytelling. Once again, you’ve published a resource that will guide many in their communication in 2019 and beyond!

Where Do You Find Data For PR Storytelling?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Last week’s post covered the trend of data-driven storytelling in PR. Data to power PR storytelling. The high-end method is a partnership with an industry analyst or research firm to create a piece of branded research as a corporate communications centerpiece.

Wanted: Talented brand storytellers

PR Daily

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

Harness the Power of Visual Storytelling

ReimaginePR

It’s called visual storytelling, and very few brands know how to effectively use visual content to communicate with their audience. There’s nothing quite as visceral, captivating, immersive or spellbinding as visual storytelling. What Exactly Is Visual Storytelling?

Do PR People Get Storytelling?

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Every PR agency with a pulse touts its storytelling chops. You half expect carnival barkers shouting, “Step into our tent, and we’ll show you how to tap the magic powers of storytelling to connect with the outside world, eat canapes at Davos and pal around with Anderson Cooper.” The post Do PR People Get Storytelling?

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. Guest Post by Elena Bosch.

Ugly Websites, Communications That Cajole and More Science on Storytelling

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The Connection Between Anecdotes and Storytelling in Business Communications

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I’m also convinced that it’s one of the most underutilized storytelling techniques in business communications. Journalists, the masters of industrial-grade storytelling in business, have honed the use of anecdotal content to an art form. They bring realness to the storytelling.

Contrast as a Storytelling Technique in Business Communications

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In conducting our storytelling workshops, the concept of contrast is one technique that always resonates with participants. Whether it’s contrast or comparison, the technique should be part of every communicator’s arsenal.

If You’re a Modern Communicator, Then You THINK AHEAD

PR Expanded

I know a lot of professionals who are storytellers. But, here’s a little profile test to see if you’re a modern communicator who shares stories that resonate and create impact with your audiences. Modern communicators know how to attach their stories to the timely and relevant news.

Once Upon a Time…3 Keys to Good PR Storytelling

Cision

In today’s digital age, there are two key ways to find success for both brands or individuals: remember to be human and solidify your storytelling skills. Many think that good storytelling stems from talent, but really, all it takes is time, trial and error, and basic writing know-how.

Embracing Language as a Storytelling Tool for PR in 2018

PRSay

This month, PRsay will feature posts by a variety of thought leaders on the year ahead for communicators and the PR profession. As professional communicators, it’s our obligation to preserve and nurture it. Without words, we, as communicators, would not have jobs.

Hillary Clinton, a Cigar and the Power of Storytelling

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. By Raf Stevens Storytelling is a powerful weapon.

Storytelling, PR, and Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Currently, PR professionals are still in love with the concept of “storytelling.” The problem with storytelling as a vehicle for engagement, and more importantly message placement, is that if everyone is following the same model, it all becomes noise again.

Scientific Study Correlates Storytelling to Gender-specific Outcomes

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. 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.

Building the Habit of Business Storytelling

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Many business professionals today accept storytelling as an effective means for communicating … in theory. The post Building the Habit of Business Storytelling appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Research Indicates PR Pros Believe They Do Get Storytelling

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I speak at the Mumbrella Conference in Singapore tomorrow, charged with answering the question, “Does PR Get Storytelling?” The post Research Indicates PR Pros Believe They Do Get Storytelling appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Guidance to craft data-rich storytelling

PR Daily

Great storytelling never goes out of style. Tastes and technologies change over time, but marketing, communications and PR still boil down to sharing compelling stories. Here’s guidance on how to create more effective, persuasive, data-packed storytelling: Make the audience the hero.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

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Storytelling: whether you’re in PR, marketing or a like-minded communications discipline, it’s stories that affect change. Nonprofit Storytelling: The Opportunity. The Science of Storytelling. Nonprofit Storytelling: Cutting Through the Clutter.

Tips for effective storytelling

PR Daily

With information overloading our daily lives, one vital aspect of our profession is often overlooked: storytelling. An emphasis on good storytelling techniques can be the difference between becoming part of the noise or rising high above it.

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The post The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016 appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. If there were ever a year that proved life is better than fiction, it was 2016. As always, subjectivity rules my curation of the best posts of the year.

Latest And Greatest PR Storytelling Tips

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Contemporary public relations has appropriated the classic cultural art form of rich storytelling, because no one can resist a good story. Most “marketing geniuses” are strong storytellers. Not everyone is a natural storyteller. Consider all storytelling channels.

Embracing Language as a Storytelling Tool for PR in 2018

PRSay

This month, PRsay will feature posts by a variety of thought leaders on the year ahead for communicators and the PR profession. As professional communicators, it’s our obligation to preserve and nurture it. Without words, we, as communicators, would not have jobs.

The Power of Storytelling in PR

Cision

— Steve Clayton, Chief Storyteller, Microsoft. It sounds obvious, but the real secret is this: Start with a great story,” Steve said at the Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Corporate Communications at Disney World last week. The four P’s of storytelling.

SEO Welcomes Storytelling and PR to the “Family.”

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The post SEO Welcomes Storytelling and PR to the “Family.”

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Monday Roundup: Measuring Storytelling

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Every PR pro knows the importance of storytelling. Here are some tips on getting started measuring your storytelling efforts. Why: “And as any good PR pro knows, storytelling is also key to a successful campaign—yet it’s only half of the equation.

How Storytelling Connects Paid, Earned, and Owned Media

AirPR

Breaking down silos between Paid, Earned & Owned media through continuous storytelling. The challenge is that these teams frequently continue to be siloed and need a roadmap for continuous storytelling and story marketing. The new continuous storytelling cycle. The post How Storytelling Connects Paid, Earned, and Owned Media appeared first on AirPR. We are all familiar now with the PESO model.

Is storytelling the pulse of your communications?

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Common Ground Between Storytelling and Leaders Who Inspire

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. He’s part of what I refer to as the “storytelling posse” on Twitter, those evangelizing business storytelling 140 characters at a time. Not one to limit his narratives, Raf recently published his second book “Leadership, Storytelling and the Power of Connection” which explores the role of […].

Monday Roundup: Nonprofit Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

This week we help you get started with these nonprofit storytelling tips. 3 Tips for Inspiring Nonprofit Supporters Through Storytelling. INFOGRAPHIC: A Nonprofit Storytelling How-To. The 4 C’s of Nonprofit Storytelling. Four Classic Storylines for Nonprofit Storytelling.

Here’s How to Use Storytelling to Improve Your Crowdfunding

ReimaginePR

If you’re looking to raise funding for your new idea, then it’s time to brush up on your storytelling skills. And, at the end of the day, you’re one human communicating with another human. Let’s discuss my favorite tips for how to use storytelling in your crowdfunding efforts.

Here’s What Your High School English Teacher Meant by “Show, Don’t Tell” in Storytelling

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Business communicators can take lessons away from all forms of storytelling.

The Best Business Storytelling Posts from 2014 (Part I)

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Still, I’ve strived to apply the same counsel we share with clients: Offer fresh takes that help those in communications. Uncategorized best business storytelling business storytelling PR storytelling visual storytelling

Applying Storytelling Techniques to the Humble Job Description

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The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The post Applying Storytelling Techniques to the Humble Job Description appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Persuasive language has a say in the success or failure of virtually every job (ventriloquists get a pass).