Prospect: I have a problem; I need some reliable information and a solution.
What’s something every story has in common? They fall into one of these archetypes. Yes, every story known to man. While these models are as old as humanity itself, how you tell your brand stories determines whether your audience sees them as unique, fresh, and compelling.
"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." Maya Angelou With simplicity and grace, Maya Angelou gets to the heart of storytelling: we tell stories because we must. While true on a personal level, it is equally pertinent to brands. Your business has untold stories inside it.
Communicating with tales of creation, of daring, of family, of battles, of struggles and triumphs is as old as humanity itself. The art of storytelling has been honed over millennia, and our ancestors cut their teeth on legends and narratives with which they connected and from which they learned.
Hear the Podcast Episode NowYou’ve seen them. You hate them. You’ve asked yourself, “What in the world is Matthew McConaughey thinking?!” Lincoln struck gold with its series of ads featuring the Oscar-award winning actor. But why? How did they turn profound nonsense into business-building results?
It’s a slogan. It’s a tagline. It’d look pretty good on a t-shirt. But what does “Your Story. Told Differently” actually mean to us? More importantly, what does it mean to you?
100% of all New Year’s resolutions fail. And 73.6% of all statistics are made up. The point is this: it’s hard to change how you are, how you act, how you live your life just because the calendar flips to another year. So let’s throw away the resolutions and set ourselves up for success with three simple video marketing must-dos. Don’t worry: they’re also can-dos.