Story Making

Learn how to develop a consistent business story customized to buyer personas and their stage in the buying cycle.

What’s the difference between a story and a narrative?
What’s the difference between a story and a narrative? 370 218 Shlomi Ron

Do you know what is the difference between a Story and a Narrative? In my client workshops and online, I see people use them interchangeably, which is incorrect. So, let’s unpack this with the right definitions. Your Business Narrative is the answer to Why you do what you do. It’s not about the What and How. As…

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Story Obstacles
How to maximize your story engagement?
How to maximize your story engagement? 370 218 Shlomi Ron

Is “Right Message, Right Place, Right Person, Right Time” the wrong message to visual storytellers? We all lived by this mantra for so long. Now it’s time to update its relevancy to visual storytelling today. Robert Rose, from The Content Advisory, says: “Instead of focusing on the right message, to the right person, at the right…

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Why Backstage Stories Make Your Message Work Harder?
Why Backstage Stories Make Your Message Work Harder? 370 218 Shlomi Ron

I was driving my car last Friday evening on my way for an art opening in Coral Gables Museum. With the music blazing, my spirits high I noticed a warning light on my car dashboard. Initially, I couldn’t tell what that exclamation mark wrapped around a semi-circle meant. You see, my Volkswagen Tiguan has a…

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Total eclipse
Why Storytelling is Essential to Effective Marketing
Why Storytelling is Essential to Effective Marketing 370 218 Shlomi Ron

I have been thinking a lot lately about the true meaning of storytelling as a vehicle to drive influence. Beyond the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of stories, I was looking for a deeper answer. “Storytelling” yields 188M search results on Google, whereas its nearest keen “Visual Storytelling” –  close to 90M results. This tells…

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How to transform a true story into an urban movement?
How to transform a true story into an urban movement? 370 218 Shlomi Ron

It’s 8 AM in September, you are enjoying your coffee with your partner and your dogs outside your usual spot at La Provence on Flagler near the busy corner of NE 3rd Avenue in Downtown Miami. The street is packed with people on their way to work. All of sudden, a clearly mentally disturbed homeless…

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How to use portrait photography to maximize first impression?
How to use portrait photography to maximize first impression? 370 218 Kirk Francis

First Impressions, you never get a second chance, make it count! You’ll never get a second chance again! In the blink of an eye, we form a first impression. Why? Because we’ve evolved over millennia to be able to tell. These days, on social media, your profile and bio are where people first see you.…

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How to use visual storytelling in e-learning?
How to use visual storytelling in e-learning? 370 218 Yannis Angelis

Thanks for stopping by. My name is Yannis Angelis, a Narrative Futurist, and co-founder at Beyond Storytelling Network. As a guest on the Visual Storytelling Today podcast I shared details about my journey as a business storyteller, and how I applied visual storytelling in my e-learning programs while working for a medical device company. Watch the full video recording of this interview:…

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What makes a good story?
What makes a good story? 370 218 Shlomi Ron

I have recently done an interview with Alex Pop with the South Florida Business Review about what makes a good story, the state of content/digital industry and other vital questions that occupy marketers and visual storytellers these days. Click here to read the interview. Need help telling your business narrative? Schedule a FREE conversation to learn about…

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6 audio storytelling trends to watch for
6 audio storytelling trends to watch for 370 218 Shlomi Ron

Do you have an audio storytelling strategy? Or better yet, is your content strategy optimized for audio? I know what you might be thinking now, why audio? Isn’t the VISUAL Storytelling Institute all about visual? True! But the way I see it, there are two ways the human brain can consume visual content: 1) DIRECT…

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How to transform stories using emerging visual media?
How to transform stories using emerging visual media? 370 218 Rafael Baldwin

Stories have always served as robust communication tools from ancient times to this day. What’s interesting, is that the story structure remains constant, but what changes are the media through which stories are told. From the time people gathered around the campfire and that’s how legends were passed from one generation to the other. Today,…

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