Bridging PR and Sales Through Storytelling

AirPR

When it comes to influential forces, there are few as powerful as storytelling. While many equate storytelling with entertainment (e.g. the concept of compelling storytelling is now front and center in nearly every business conversation. The business of storytelling […]. PR Education GrowthBeat PR PR education PR tips public relations sales sales tips stories storytellingmovies, television, novels, etc.),

Five Storytelling Techniques to Give Business Communications Liftoff

Ishmael's Corner

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

5 sites that will sharpen your storytelling skills

AirPR

One of the many hats a PR Engineer wears is that of storytelling. Percolate PR public relations storytelling

The Power of Storytelling in PR

Cision

— Steve Clayton, Chief Storyteller, Microsoft. The essence of great storytelling is taking the reader on a journey. Below, I’ve outlined the rules of storytelling, as shared by the storyteller guru himself. The four P’s of storytelling.

Effective Visual Storytelling

The Proactive Report

Content Marketing communicaiton content Internet Marketing Strategy Online PR storytelling visual

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.

Storytelling: Why It’ll Always Be Important

AirPR

In regard to storytelling, English author Henry Green said, “The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.” Musings storytelling

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

Ishmael's Corner

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

Storytelling at a Massive Scale

AirPR

Industry Insights & Trends Musings 3M Global PR Qualcomm Wireless Reach storytellingTelling an early-stage startup story is fairly easy… Co-founders Jane and John Smith raised $20 million for their AI-powered application that does X, Y, and Z. They employ a team of 50, have 1,000 customers, and have earned more than $2 million in revenue to date. You get the point — there’s a template of sorts for […].

“The Big Short” Shows the Power of Storytelling in Communicating Complexity

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. You see, he runs a management consultancy based in Australia that specializes in the use of storytelling in business. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I’ve known Shawn Callahan for some time.

Do PR People Get Storytelling?

Ishmael's Corner

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

Embracing Language as a Storytelling Tool for PR in 2018

PRSay

Some argue that lengthy, in-depth storytelling has seen better days. It will always provide the infrastructure for storytelling. Pulse of the Profession communication language storytelling strategies & tactics

Guitar Center: Content Marketing and Storytelling at Their Best

Polaris

Check out Guitar Centre on YouTube and get ready to be totally blown away—and see some examples of content marketing and storytelling at their best. It’s no small feat.

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.

5 ways to translate your storytelling to PR

PR Daily

The world’s best communications pros are also some the best storytellers. To master storytelling is easier said than done—especially when tasked with unrealistic expectations and executives wonder why all content doesn’t magically “go viral.”.

Words Can Underpin Visual Storytelling. Let Me Explain.

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The basis of visual storytelling can come from words. The post Words Can Underpin Visual Storytelling. appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. That’s right. I call these “word visuals.” They’re perfect for PR folks who can struggle with bringing a visual dimension to communications.

Monday Roundup: Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

As the holidays approach, we’re reminded daily of the importance of storytelling. Just like Christmas, though, the spirit of storytelling is important for business all year round. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on storytelling.

Results Matter: How Storytelling Achieves Ultimate ROI

PRSay

Pulse of the Profession Business Media public relations storytelling strategyIt’s time to cut the jokes about public relations professionals and math. Today’s successful PR pros understand how to use measurement and analytics to tie their work to bottom-line business results such as new sales.

Execs Struggle with One of the Most Effective Storytelling Techniques

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Showing one’s humanity is a sure-fire way to bring a storytelling dimension to communications. The post Execs Struggle with One of the Most Effective Storytelling Techniques appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

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.

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.

Connecting Anecdotes to Storytelling in Business Communications

Ishmael's Corner

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

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016 appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Techniques For Effective 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.

Data and Storytelling: PR’s Peanut Butter and Jelly

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been thinking a lot about when a whole is greater than the sum of its parts and I’ve decided to declare that the PR industry’s equivalent to PB&J is data and storytelling. PR pros are very familiar with the deliciousness of storytelling. Guest Post by Leta Soza.

Art and Science: The Three Pillars of Storytelling Mapped to Data

Cision

People who work in the marketing communications field have grappled with a very existential question in recent years: If marketing comms is becoming a more data-driven profession, then what happens to the art of storytelling I’ve cultivated my whole career?

Hillary Clinton, a Cigar and the Power of Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. By Raf Stevens Storytelling is a powerful weapon. Executives who deploy storytelling efficiently are better able to convince their target audiences and achieve their business objectives.more.

SEO Welcomes Storytelling and PR to the “Family.”

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post SEO Welcomes Storytelling and PR to the “Family.” appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Improve Brand Storytelling by Making Your Audience the Main Character

Cision

This is storytelling 101 — without these elements, you don’t have a story. The post Improve Brand Storytelling by Making Your Audience the Main Character appeared first on Cision. When it comes to marketing and branding, there’s a vast array of techniques to employ.

6 Resources That Will Make You a Better Storyteller

Waxing UnLyrical

Storytelling is a hot topic in the communications industry these days. Thankfully, there are resources that can make the process a little easier to make you a great storyteller. Pixar’s storytelling rules. What resources do you turn to for storytelling advice and inspiration?

If Storytelling “Comes Naturally,” Why Is It So Hard?

Rock the Status Quo

Storytelling intrigues me. “Storytelling is one of the many things that define and bind our humanity,” according to this article on the history of storytelling. Storytelling is hard until we’ve practiced enough to make it easier.

The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Why Storytelling is So Effective. Brand storytelling you allows you to connect with your audience by allowing them to see behind the scenes of your company, into the personalities and humans that really matter. Guinness is a brand who knows the power of emotional storytelling.

Do the Best Business Storytellers on the Planet Have Shoes?

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Journalists, particularly journalists at business and mainstream publications, show the way when it comes to applying storytelling techniques to business communications. The post Do the Best Business Storytellers on the Planet Have Shoes? appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Creative Storytelling as the Soul of B2B Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

And storytelling in B2B marketing is the theme for this weeks’ Unscripted Marketing links [UML]. This shows that good storytelling in content marketing isn’t a campaign, it’s a culture. Marketing PR B2B creative marketing storytelling unscripted marketing

Monday Roundup: Compelling Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

When it comes to storytelling, quality over quantity is a pretty standard rule of thumb. Compelling storytelling can expand your audience and strengthen the bond you have with your customer base. This week’s roundup is chock full of advice to spice up your storytelling.

McDonald’s Serves Up Failure and Fries in Business Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

When we capture storytelling assets for one of our clients, no one proactively comes forth to share the time that something went horribly wrong. Yet, failure is one of the best techniques to bring tension or even drama to business storytelling.

How To Actually Get Storytelling Into Corporate Blogging

Doktor Spinn

It’s quite difficult to become an accomplished storyteller. The post How To Actually Get Storytelling Into Corporate Blogging appeared first on Doktor Spinn. Category Of One Content Supercharger Storytelling Scripts #blogging #copywriting #storytelling

Draw Me a Story: Six Storytelling Lessons From Cartooning

Waxing UnLyrical

Think of cartoons as storytelling, and you probably think of animation or graphic novels. And drawing them for eight years has taught me a ton about storytelling, helping me connect with audiences whenever I put down the stylus and put on my communicator’s hat.

Irish Fans Bring Contrarian Storytelling to the Euro Cup

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The post Irish Fans Bring Contrarian Storytelling to the Euro Cup appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

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

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Business communicators can take lessons away from all forms of storytelling. One of my favorite go-to exercises for our storytelling workshop leans on the movie, “500 Days of Summer.”

The Reason PR Fails Often Goes Back To Before the Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. The reason PR fails at storytelling often has nothing to do with understanding the makings of a good story or writing expertise. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.