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Having a strong brand purpose means you’ll stand out in the market with unique, recognizable content. And you’ll connect with your audience in a meaningful way.
Brand storytelling is a way of connecting with communities that share your values and your beliefs. It helps to drive emotional engagement. It invites others into your community and embraces them in an authentic way. Don't be afraid to tell a story about your brand. Use your brand story as a key part of your content marketing strategy to increase credibility and demonstrate authenticity to your audience. By communicating engaging narratives to your target audience, you can improve business performance. Brand storytelling can also serve as a valuable tool for crisis management should you ever need to defend your brand.
Did you know that brand stories are up to twenty-two times more memorable than facts and figures? Activity in the human brain increases up to five times higher when listening to a story. When you consider these facts, it’s clear that storytelling a very powerful skill to have to create meaningful, emotional engagement with your audience.Back to Top
Will Francis is a digital marketing consultant, trainer, and speaker. Will ran a successful ad agency in London for eight years, and was Editor of social network MySpace in the 00s. He educates and consults for senior marketers at the world’s leading brands. His previous clients include Samsung, Spotify, Marriott Hotels, Warner Music, Penguin Books, and Net a Porter. Will regularly appears on radio and TV to share his expertise, and presents the DMI’s ‘Ahead of the Game’ podcast.
By the end of this topic, you should be able to:
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ABOUT THIS DIGITAL MARKETING MODULE
This short course covers the principles of content marketing and demonstrates techniques and useful tools that you can use to develop and refine your content marketing strategy.
You will learn how to:
Approximate learning time: 3 hours