6 Video Storytelling Formats That Can Engage Your Customers
Go beyond the contrived direct-to-camera sales pitch by trying out storytelling formats that will engage your customers in a more authentic and effective way.
How Podcasts Became a Bit of an Addiction (and Led Me to Create My Own!)
It seems like everyone is addicted to podcasts these days, whether it’s about an industry trade or true crime. But have you ever thought about making your own?
Can a Bot Take Your Writing Job? How to “Out Write” Bots in the Age of AI
A bot ain’t got nothin’ on you — for now. As AI grows more and more intelligent, writers must hone their storytelling skills and the emotion-evoking word choice that is unique to human writers to stay relevant no matter how savvy bots get.
8 Impressive Examples of Employee-Led Storytelling
Learn how successful brands like Sephora, Macy’s and Booking.com are using employee-led storytelling to authentically connect with — and convert — their target audience into customers.
8 Exceptional Examples of Customer-Led Storytelling
What could be more powerful — or persuasive — than customer-led storytelling? Here are eight brands that are knocking it out of the park, from Warby Parker to Tesla.
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How Index Cards Can Help Writers Organize Ideas and Improve Storytelling
Index cards — they’re not just for college students anymore. Learn how they can help you organize ideas, map out your thoughts and enhance storytelling.
How to Use Buyer Personas to Create Character-Driven Content
You already created buyer personas, so what’s next? Strengthen your content strategy by using your personas to tell character-driven marketing stories.
Learning Freytag’s Pyramid: 5 Cool Examples of How to Use It in Marketing
Stories sell. Embrace the drama we innately crave. See modern examples of how marketers use Gustav Freytag’s classic template for storytelling to boost engagement.
8 Strategies in Content Marketing for Education and Nonprofits: New Trends, More Lessons
Get tips from an industry expert on conquering marketing challenges common to nonprofits and universities. Plus, download our ebook, ‘Content Marketing Best Practices: Higher Education & Nonprofits’, a 68-page guide in an easy-to-read slide format.
The 10 Best Tools for Visual Storytelling (Content Creators, Rejoice!)
Does your content strategy call for more visual content? These 10 tools will help you create killer images, infographics, slideshows, videos, livestreams and more.
Piktochart vs. Canva vs. Visme: We Put 3 Visual Storytelling Tools to the Test
Round two: Piktochart vs. Canva vs. Visme. Ben Beck puts three popular infographic design tools through their paces. Which one will emerge victorious in his 2018 report card? Who improved most? Keep reading…
Let’s Flashback to Buzzed-About Super Bowl Commercials of the Past Decade
It’s impossible to choose the best commercials of the past generation of Super Bowls, so we’ve compiled a list of 10, from 2004 to 2017, that stand the test of time due to celeb casting, clever humor or timeless storytelling (even if a little controversy is thrown in).
How the Creator of the ‘Mortified’ Phenom Turned America’s Diaries Into a Global Movement
Are you sitting on content gold and don’t even know it? Open your creative vault with our Q&A with the mind behind ‘Mortified’, David Nadelberg. Learn how he turned an “accidentally funny” experiment (that cost 350 bucks) into a burgeoning franchise, including a new show that premieres this month on Amazon and Netflix.
The Niche Freelancer: Stories in Sound, From NPR to Podcast Producing
Telling great stories with audio isn’t a fad, but a solid trend. If you’re making the foray into podcast producing, read our Q&A with Joel Patterson, a former NPR producer with major corporate credits and a print magazine background, who tells us how he transitioned from the written word to audio storytelling.
Technology in Arizona: How Storytelling Factors Into Innovation and Growth
Lauren Witte of the Arizona Technology Council shares her local perspective on how growing tech companies in the Grand Canyon State adapt their brand stories as they continue to evolve.