Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Storytellers

The Brothers Grimm captured the concept centuries ago: a truth told through story.

This is a timeless principle.  But since we find ourselves in a world in constant need of reinvention, here's two links to articles that relate the social to the storyteller.

Edelman's quick read on Storytelling in the Age of Social is a great starting point.  Social Times adds some tactics to the strategy with 8 Ways to Become a Better Storyteller.

And as always, you can just apply the Facebook Five to any platform.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Shocking News: People Like to Interact

It's good to have your notions confirmed by research.  You'd think it was obvious, but this article provides some numbers to back the belief that companies and organizations that interact with their fans and followers fair better than those that don't.