I wish I could fully articulate the beauty of Alaska. I have such a distinct visual – standing on the shoreline of the Knik Arm near Point MacKenzie, watching the plethora of colors from the rising sun bounce off the stillness of the water. Everything was so calm you couldn’t tell if that imperceptible movement was the reflection of the … Read more
Many businesses choose to produce videos in-house because it seems more cost-effective. You think to yourself: “Wow! Video is expensive! Why should we pay that much when we can just hire someone who can do it all?” I’ll admit a hard truth to earn your trust right off the top: Producing videos with your team may put money back into … Read more
Be authentic. It’s easy to say but hard to do.
Problem: Brands today face a major “authenticity deficit” where only 1 in 5 consumers say that brands and companies are open and honest, according to a report by Cohn & Wolfe.
Solution:… Read more
Here are five ways that you can use authentic storytelling to not only reach audiences, but
Today’s consumer doesn’t want to be sold to. Period. So how do you reach them? One of the most powerful ways is an employee advocacy video, or a modern take on the tried-and-true testimonial.
I’m not talking about the testimonial from ages long past. Today’s advocacy videos don’t feel staged. You don’t get the sense that the people … Read more
It’s Your Show is the Missouri Division of Tourism’s new branded entertainment video content campaign that tells the authentic stories of various travelers. It’s a fun, immersive example of how brands can use authentic storytelling in branded entertainment.
It’s Your Show puts their product (tourism) in the back seat to story.
This is such an organic fit for the … Read more
So as I was munching on my gluten-free Cheerios recently, I stopped to watch a segment with Carson Daly on the Today Show. I was struck by the authentic storytelling opportunity this presented for Delta’s brand, (talk about ideal product/brand placement) and wanted to share how you can pitch organic ideas to news organizations and see tangible results.
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