Story Making

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

How to Harness the Power of Social Listening for Curating an Effective Visual Storytelling Strategy
How to Harness the Power of Social Listening for Curating an Effective Visual Storytelling Strategy 368 217 Shlomi Ron

Watch my video recording on the Visual Storytelling Today show with David Berkowitz:   On the road? You can also listen to my audio podcast of this episode. Subscribe to the Visual Storytelling Today podcast on iTunes or Google Play Social listening or the practice of doing research on social media – is squarely positioned under…

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How to Overcome Stress with Visual Storytelling
How to Overcome Stress with Visual Storytelling 369 217 Shlomi Ron

We all carry worries and anxieties about future events that could go wrong in our lives. When you really unpack what exactly is this worry or stress your mind is producing, you find a simple truth. Stress or worry is in essence, a story we tell ourselves with a bad ending [highlight to tweet]. It’s an…

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How to Plan Your Live Video Storytelling Strategy
How to Plan Your Live Video Storytelling Strategy 369 217 Shlomi Ron

The live streaming market worldwide is projected to grow from $30.29 Billion in 2016 to $70.05 Billion by 2021 (source: Markets and Markets) With so much noise out there, one of the most effective ways to break through is live video storytelling. I refer to the wide range of live video expressions from social live…

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Visual Storytelling – Unplugged
Visual Storytelling – Unplugged 369 217 Shlomi Ron

With our growing reliance on smartphones, I had an interesting revelation one day when my iPhone froze during a software update. Something I know we all can relate to. You know how it starts, you start getting those red alerts that there is a new software update. At first, you ignore it, hey I’ve got…

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How to Rise above the Noise with Visual Storytelling
How to Rise above the Noise with Visual Storytelling 369 217 Shlomi Ron

Since we’re talking about the power of visual storytelling, I figured it only makes sense to use a familiar visual format – the narrative photo strip – to vividly underscore the importance of solving the “noise” problem (start reading left to right). How do you define “advertising noise?“ It’s like the classic noise picture above,…

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The Role of Authenticity in Visual Storytelling
The Role of Authenticity in Visual Storytelling 1024 575 Shlomi Ron
When you think about why authenticity plays such a critical role in delivering an impactful message, you can start by looking at the immediate meanings Merriam-Webster dictionary offers: Real or genuine: not copied or false True and accurate Made to be or look just like an original What’s the first thing that comes to your […]
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What is Visual Storytelling?
What is Visual Storytelling? 1024 575 Shlomi Ron

I am talking to a lot of folks these days about visual storytelling, and from these interactions, I learn that there is still a great deal of ambiguity about what is visual storytelling and why it’s important now for marketers? If you’re clueless too, don’t feel bad, some of the top dictionaries like Merriam-Webster and…

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Are you a Storymaker or a Storyteller?
Are you a Storymaker or a Storyteller? 1024 573 Shlomi Ron

Just finished reading Jonathan Gottschall’s book “The Storytelling Animal.” With all the hype these days about virtual reality – Consumer VR will grow from $1.6 billion last year to $11.5 billion in 2021, according to VR and AR revenue forecast by Artillery Intelligence. I really liked Gottschall’s observation that at the end of the day…

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16 Ways to Boost Your Video Storytelling Strategy – Part 2
16 Ways to Boost Your Video Storytelling Strategy – Part 2 1024 576 Shlomi Ron

When I first thought about video storytelling as a topic for this post, I figured I’ll do a top-10 list and that should cover it. Little did I know that “video well” is much deeper and I was able to extract 16 video storytelling tactics! So if you followed my part 1 post, the following…

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Deconstructing Visual Storytelling
Deconstructing Visual Storytelling
Deconstructing Visual Storytelling 1024 574 Shlomi Ron

“A clever smuggler came to the border with a donkey. The donkey’s back was heavily laden with straw. The official at the border was suspicious and pulled apart the man’s bundles till there was straw all around, but not a valuable thing in the straw was found. “But I’m certain you’re smuggling something,” the official…

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