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Shlomi Ron

Peasant Wedding
You’re Cordially Invited to A Peasant Wedding
You’re Cordially Invited to A Peasant Wedding 366 222 Shlomi Ron

I hope you and your family are well and safe during these uncertain times. To give us a little break from the news, I figured I’d share with you something different. In my recent book – Total Acuity – I talk a lot about the importance of details to drive engagement. I use a collection…

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What is Live Sketching? Visual Storytelling Today show
The Art of Live Sketching at Events
The Art of Live Sketching at Events 366 222 Shlomi Ron

In recent years live sketching at events has become quite popular. I’m of course referring to the practice when you see a presenter on stage and on the sidelines you have a visual artist that in real-time brings to life the key ideas into a sketch on canvas. The art of live sketching at events…

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What is Visual Storytelling Photography?
What is Visual Storytelling Photography? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

Take a close look at the photo below. What story are you reading? Where does the story take place? When was the photo taken? Who are the protagonist and other characters? Did any particular detail catch your attention? What is the primary emotion you’re sensing? Do you find any particular perspective expressed? These are all…

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4 Types of Stories That Form Meanings and Behavior
4 Types of Stories That Form Meanings and Behavior 366 222 Shlomi Ron

It was the summer of 2002, and I was living in the Chelsea area in New York. Yep, right on 14th and 7th avenue, a short walk to the famed Chelsea Market. That was years before the launch of The High Line and Google taking over the entire block that forever changed the entire vibes…

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How to Tell Visual Stories Like A Media Company?
How to Tell Visual Stories Like A Media Company? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

I have recently listened to one CMO Moves episode where host, Nadine Dietz dedicated the show to Inside Adweek – What Moves Editorial Co-Leaders Lisa Granatstein and Stephanie Paterik? Listening to the show I was intrigued by the stories Stephanie shared about her journey building an award-winning multimedia storytelling lab with a heavy focus on…

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How Do Stories Shape Reality?
How Do Stories Shape Reality? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

Unlike narrow-focused business podcasts, I am a great believer that in this day and age, it’s important to talk to not only people in your industry but to people outside your industry to get fresh perspectives. This is where true innovation comes from and this is my programming strategy for the Visual Storytelling Today podcast.…

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Why Algorithms Stand Between Your Stories And Your Audience?
Why Algorithms Stand Between Your Stories And Your Audience?
Why Algorithms Stand Between Your Stories And Your Audience? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

How do algorithms influence your story development and promotions? The grand vision of the Internet used to be offering an open stage for people to share their voices and be heard with no gatekeepers. That was fine in the first few years. But then content grew so much, so search engines started using algorithms to…

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How to deal with unexpected villains in your story?
How to Deal with “Unexpected Villains” in Your Story?
How to Deal with “Unexpected Villains” in Your Story? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

It was a Thursday late morning, I was just entering the I-95 South from Ft. Lauderdale down to Miami, after a client meeting. With the music blasting, I heard a faint ting sound that definitely was not part of the music I thought. I didn’t make much of it as I was more focusing on…

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"Yonkeros" - Jaime Permuth
What Makes A Photo Tells A Story?
What Makes A Photo Tells A Story? 366 219 Shlomi Ron

In this episode, I chat with Jaime Permuth, an award-winning photographer and professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York. With the tremendous growth in photo sharing – globally, people share 95 million photos on Instagram every day! – I am often asked how can you tell a story in a single photo? I…

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What is Inclusive Storytelling?
What is Inclusive Storytelling? 366 219 Shlomi Ron

With the holiday season upon us and with it, the holiday spirit that makes this time of year more special, more introspective, grateful and generous – how can you extend these feelings to the rest of the year? This is especially true in our fractious times when finding narrative strings that unite us – have…

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