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. Business PR Firm Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO For Immediate Release book Insights MARKETING PR Agency Public Relations Strategy

How To Beat Five PR Storytelling Roadblocks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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. Crenshaw Communications imPRessions public relations PR storytelling

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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. The idea of “ storytelling ” was even stranger. I’m a believer in storytelling.

5 tactics to sidestep common storytelling pitfalls

PR Daily

At a time when we have more data than we can possibly use and people connect on social media platforms, storytelling is an ideal tool for PR and marketing. When considerations collide, storytelling suffers.

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. And that’s the theme for this week’s Unscripted Marketing Links (UML). 1) What is storytelling? To understand storytelling, you have to understand what makes a good story.

5 ways to infuse emotion into your storytelling

PR Daily

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

Effective Visual Storytelling

The Proactive Report

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5 sites that will sharpen your storytelling skills

Onclusive

One of the many hats a PR Engineer wears is that of storytelling. PR Education Brain Pickings content marketing Copyblogger Gaping Void Influence & Co. Percolate PR public relations storytelling

How the CIA hit its storytelling stride on Twitter

PR Daily

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.

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

10 spellbinding examples of social media storytelling

PR Daily

Dove markets its DermaSeries line in a low-key fashion, offering online snapshots and stories of real customers who’ve benefited from its products. RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling Conference at Disneyland. ]. Social Media Storytelling

5 crucial elements of brand storytelling

PR Daily

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. He told me he just could not focus on brand storytelling as part of his marketing efforts. RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. ]. Five parts of brand storytelling.

4 ways to electrify speeches through storytelling

PR Daily

The radio commentator Paul Harvey was a master storyteller. One writer recalls that, as marketing director for a New York City television station, she wrote up a stack of index cards to prompt her points for a speech at New York University.

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

Onclusive

Shifting from traditional marketing and communications to the concept and model of Performance Storytelling isn’t easy. Norton Lifelock’s CMO Ty Shay recently keynoted AirPR’s Growth PR Conference and shared a roadmap for success in this new era of media, marketing, communications and measurement. . Transparency in Marketing Measurement. Basically, the whole company sees how you’re doing in marketing every hour of every day.

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

PR Daily

The whitepaper turned into an entire campaign full of stories and content—many of which provide lessons in storytelling excellence. If you want storytelling efforts that carry emotion, shine a spotlight on your employees and drop the corporate speak.

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. This year’s categories include: Content Marketing for the Purpose of: Brand Awareness. Content Marketing Assets: *NEW!*Audio Audio Storytelling.

6 ways to up your storytelling game

PR Daily

Here are six reasons to take your storytelling to the next level—or maybe the one above that. The post 6 ways to up your storytelling game appeared first on PR Daily. Brand Journalism Content Marketing Crisis Communications Executive Communication Marketing PR Industry Social Media Storytelling Visual & Video Communications Writing & Editing Ragan ConsultingYou’ve launched a brand journalism site. Kudos. But it’s time to move on to what’s next.

4 ways ‘Good Morning America’ nails social media storytelling

PR Daily

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. Content Marketing Social Media Storytelling digital marketin

How can data improve your storytelling?

PR Daily

Unfortunately, a business that prides itself on storytelling and communication may feel threatened by the influx of data-driven PR and marketing methods that leave little room for creativity. Data supports storytelling by bringing credibility to your PR message.

PR Agency Turns to Advertising for Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. As you would suspect, PR agencies typically don’t use advertising as part of the marketing mix. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Survey: Measurement, storytelling cited as top weaknesses

PR Daily

This compares with 68% of PR pros, 81% of social media specialists, 63% of speechwriters, 67% of media relations pros, 69% of marketers, and 63% of human relations communicators. Only among the survey’s marketers and media relations specialists did measurement fall behind other weaknesses.

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Creative Storytelling as the Soul of B2B Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

Yet that’s the central responsibility of the creative marketer – to convert the uninteresting into something interesting. Even in B2B technology, marketers will find better success focusing on story in which the prospect sees themselves. In Social Media Marketing, You Get What you Give.

Guitar Center: Content Marketing and Storytelling at Their Best

Polaris

Guitar Center’s YouTube channel beat out hundreds of leading brands, including Target, Four Seasons and General Electric, to snag the Project of the Year award at Content Marketing Institute’s 2014 Content Marketing Awards. Content Marketing It’s no small feat.

Adding storytelling to technology in developing ‘Innovation Relations’

PR Daily

In the Innovation Relations program, we work with marketing and communications leaders to inspire and activate their audiences around their innovation story. New ideas convert into marketing programs, products and services, which in and of themselves need to be marketed.

How storytelling can inhibit good communications

PR Daily

Storytelling has become a buzzword in the communications industry, but sometimes it pays to be simple and direct. Nothing ruins a good writing session like the Evil Story Whisperer who lives in the back of my brain, deriding my how-to B2B marketing posts because they aren’t epic narratives.

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.

Call for speakers at our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference

PR Daily

Calling all content marketing, PR, social media and video experts! We’re searching for sponsors to join our Brand Storytelling & Content Marketing Conference at Disneyland. Marketing flyer in attendee folders. Marketing flyer in attendee folders.

Build Brands with STOP Marketing Customer Experience Design not Storytelling

wiredPRworks

Marketers love storytelling. I’ve presented all kinds of storytelling programs, including digital marketing and storytelling. Yet, is storytelling the right way to build brands – and even tell stories? Marketers have an addiction to storytelling.

Data-driven Storytelling with Matthew Lynley

The Hoffman Agency

According to Matthew Lynley , who graciously instructed the Hoffman team and guests in the power of data-driven storytelling, this is because there is more data than ever before. Why use data-driven storytelling? By Account Manager Matthew Burrows. Data!’ he cried impatiently. ‘I

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

Sword and the Script

The story the company told “was the foundation of our sales strategy and differentiated us in the market” and contributed to the company’s eventual acquisition. Jeffrey shared this on a panel of CMOs presented by the Marketing Society within the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

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

Agility PR Solutions

It probably explains why “brand story” has become one of the top buzzwords for marketing in 2019. The post R.I.P. storytelling—storycrafting is where we should focus now appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Monday Roundup: Measuring Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

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 storytellers must adjust for B2C or B2B audiences

PR Daily

The post How storytellers must adjust for B2C or B2B audiences appeared first on PR Daily. Content Marketing Marketing Writing & Editing B2B B2CIs your audience primed for your message or do you have to put in extra work to get them on your side?

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Visual Storytelling, Online Radio and SEO Media Covers Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

Visual Storytelling from VentureBeat. I’ve had a good bit of success working him into our storytelling workshops. (h/t It reminds me of the blogging market as a sphere of influence. SEO and Storytelling — a Dynamic Duo. The grab bag post is back. Here goes.

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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.

Should We be Storytelling or Story Making?

The Proactive Report

David Berkowitz, CMO of the digital agency MRY in New York City, has a different idea: he sees storytelling as just another broadcast activity, when in fact, the power of story lies in the response you evoke in the audience. Content Marketing content media online PR story making storytelling

Latest And Greatest PR Storytelling Tips

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Contemporary public relations has appropriated the classic cultural art form of rich storytelling, because no one can resist a good story. The best marketers know how to shape narratives that have an emotional hook or tie to consumer values. Not everyone is a natural storyteller.

A Colorado university’s robust storytelling turns heads

PR Daily

Campus communication might not be a high-profile beat, but storytelling gold awaits those who dig beyond the often-prosaic crust of academia. FREE GUIDE: Brand journalism and content marketing—what’s the difference? ]. Same goes for our video storytelling.

How Data-Driven Storytelling Drives PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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. Data-driven PR drives marketing engagement.

6 storytelling lessons from superheroes

PR Daily

Too often marketing and communications pros tap the wrong sources of information from our clients to use in connecting with audiences. Just like in Gotham, a mix of instability and uncertainty can complicate the market. Use these lessons to suit up and power your storytelling efforts.