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
The perfectionist mentality is ingrained in the contemporary world. From people’s picture-perfect lives as portrayed on social media, to most corporate news releases, we are inclined to tell the world that everything is hunky-dory all the time. (See your PTA moms’ feed for further proof.)
In today’s digital marketing world, content is not only king; it’s the whole chess set. Almost no brand can sustainably succeed without visual, emotional, and snackable content that draws your audience in, piques their interest, and convinces them to consider you as a solution to their problems.
But that’s not the end of it. Many marketers don’t yet realize … Read more
There’s something magical that happens when you read the words “Once Upon a Time….” Stories draw you in, and content marketing is, in its essence, storytelling. A ‘just the facts, ma’am’ approach will not get your audience’s attention, nor will it convert them to leads. Instead, you need to build narratives that potential customers can relate to as they … Read more
Aspirational marketing is a breath of fresh air. In this time of global unrest and social and political strife (<– understatement of the 21st century), we all need a little escape. Ok… a big escape. To a tropical location. Complete with bikinis and umbrella drinks…. Like, perhaps Rio?
Capturing Aspirational Content
Today’s blog will showcase the aspirational work to … Read more
It was our first appointment viewing. Our first open-mouthed, awe-inspired, aspirational experiences with storytelling: cartoons. You might think what Wile E. Coyote and SpongeBob can teach us is well, elementary, but you would be wrong. Whether it’s a factual story, a fictional one, or a promotional story like advertising or marketing, we can all learn from storytelling tools to be … Read more
At no other time are the stakes higher for your brand than during a crisis, and at no other time do brands miss an enormous opportunity. How do they get content wrong? Hint: they don’t have any.
A movement has begun. People usually don’t want to be hear what your brand wants to tell them, and they have eleventy million ways now to avoid your advertising. They want to engage with content in the form of authentic stories; and brands, creators and television networks are quickly getting on board. Advertising is moving into the open arms of … Read more