Story Telling

Learn how to effectively distribute visual stories across channels and influencers to drive awareness and product/service adoption.

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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The Future of Visual Storytelling
The Future of Visual Storytelling 370 218 Shlomi Ron

A few months ago, I participated in Visme’s Ask Me Anything blog series. Samantha Lile did an excellent job capturing my thoughts about the future of visual storytelling, and other timely questions that shape the space. Click here to read the interview: Looking to train your whole team on how tell a compelling story using rich visuals?…

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How to create authentic user generated stories?
How to create authentic user generated stories? 370 218 Shlomi Ron

Yesterday, I needed to duplicate my house key. If the year was 1979 or even 1989, I would most likely check the yellow pages book. But since we’re in 2019, I googled “key duplication” and immediately received local stores nearby. Since this is not a rocket science project, I picked the closest store and headed…

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Why Your buyer’s Information Needs are So Critical?
Why Your buyer’s Information Needs are So Critical? 369 217 Shlomi Ron

When you think about how to create an effective visual storytelling strategy, it’s always critical to understand your target buyer’s information needs at each stage of the buyer’s journey. Why? Your buyer’s needs constantly change as she moves through the stages of your buyer’s journey. At the top of the funnel (TOFU), the Discover stage…

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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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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 novel – 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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Visual Content
The Massive Growth of Visual Content
The Massive Growth of Visual Content 1024 598 Michael Brenner
Supply and demand; the mechanism upon which the world of business is based. As we have seen time and time again, those who can produce what the customer wants, when and where they want it, are those who become successful in the market. Image via Pixabay.com It doesn’t matter which industry you operate in, or […] read more
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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