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The Business of Story

Park Howell promises to reignite within you the one true superpower well all possess - storytelling - in the Business of Story. Learn from internationally acclaimed story artists, content strategists, and brand raconteurs who will help you craft and tell compelling stories that sell. This is the "How To" podcast for story marketing. Each episode delivers at least one actionable tip that will help you connect with your customers, move them to action, and start creating epic growth for your enterprise and your people. Story on!
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Now displaying: December, 2016

Expert storytellers teach you how to move people to action.

Dec 26, 2016

JD Dwyer, Founder of the Institute of Wow, joins the Business of Story Podcast to discuss his five steps to building a ‘wow’ factor into your advertising, customer loyalty, and three things that you need to do right now to grow your influence and sales.

 

The Business of Story is sponsored by Emma, Convince & Convert, and Oracle.

  • Emma helps marketers everywhere send smart, stylish email newsletters, promotions, and automated campaigns, and help us all rest a little easier knowing our marketing emailing is doing its job. Check out their newest publication at Myemma.com/click.
  • Each day the team at Convince & Convert picks a topic and sends you the three best resources ever created about that topic. It's topical, it's timely, it's useful, so go to definitivedigest.com and subscribe to their email newsletter now.
 
 

In This Episode

  • Why being different is far more important than being better
  • How to create and utilize ‘wow factor’ in your brand story
  • Why it better to retain your margins by not dropping your prices
  • How to set up a problem and use your brand as the solution for consumers
  • Why websites are crucial to the health of your brand
  • How to use testimonials to help promote your brand
 

Resources

 

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Dec 19, 2016

LeRoy Ashby, Professor and Author, joins the Business of Story Podcast to talk about the shifting reality of the news, the similarities between P.T. Barnum and Trump, and how popular culture is an inherent part of our storytelling.

The Business of Story is sponsored by Emma, Convince & Convert, and Oracle.

  • Emma helps marketers everywhere send smart, stylish email newsletters, promotions, and automated campaigns, and help us all rest a little easier knowing our marketing emailing is doing its job. Check out their newest publication at Myemma.com/click.
  • Each day the team at Convince & Convert picks a topic and sends you the three best resources ever created about that topic. It's topical, it's timely, it's useful, so go to definitivedigest.com and subscribe to their email newsletter now.



In This Episode

  • Why having an understanding of pop culture will improve your storytelling
  • How P.T Barnum and Donald Trump are surprisingly similar
  • Why politics have become more open to entertainment techniques
  • How to utilize a barker mentality to hook your audience
  • Why the country was so responsive to the simple but dynamic Trump campaign
  • How to recognize key archetypes to integrate into your brand story

 

Resources

 

Visit http://bit.ly/BizofStory for more insights from your favorite storytellers.

Dec 12, 2016

Melanie Benson, Professional Trainer and Coach, joins the Business of Story Podcast to discuss why you must shift your mindset to change your habits, the power of your inner story, and her three success barriers to avoid.

The Business of Story is sponsored by Emma, Convince & Convert, and Oracle.

  • Emma helps marketers everywhere send smart, stylish email newsletters, promotions, and automated campaigns, and help us all rest a little easier knowing our marketing emailing is doing its job. Check out their newest publication at Myemma.com/click.
  • Each day the team at Convince & Convert picks a topic and sends you the three best resources ever created about that topic. It's topical, it's timely, it's useful, so go to definitivedigest.com and subscribe to their email newsletter now.
 

In This Episode

  • Why the story you tell yourself is the most potent one
  • How to shift from an “I can’t” narrative to an “I can” narrative
  • Why resourcefulness and creativity thrive with positive thinking
  • What the three most common barriers to success are and how to avoid them
  • Why so many business visionaries have trouble structuring their business
  • How to delegate daily business tasks to free you for higher-level thinking

 

Resources

 

Visit http://bit.ly/BizofStory for more insights from your favorite storytellers.

Dec 5, 2016

Brian Palermo, Actor and Author, joins the Business of Story Podcast to talk about the core principles of improv, relaxing into your creativity, and finding a true connection with your audience.

The Business of Story is sponsored by Emma, Convince & Convert, and Oracle.

  • Emma helps marketers everywhere send smart, stylish email newsletters, promotions, and automated campaigns, and help us all rest a little easier knowing our marketing emailing is doing its job. Check out their newest publication at Myemma.com/click.
  • Each day the team at Convince & Convert picks a topic and sends you the three best resources ever created about that topic. It's topical, it's timely, it's useful, so go to definitivedigest.com and subscribe to their email newsletter now.
 

In This Episode

  • Why you have to train your storytelling skills like your body in a gym
  • How to apply the tenets of improv to your marketing strategy
  • The importance of being present in the moment and focusing on your current audience
  • How to release your creativity by relaxing and playing collaborative games
  • Why finding the emotion in your story will draw the interest of your consumers
  • How to combine your marketing goals with the story needs of your audience
 

Resources

 

Visit http://bit.ly/BizofStory for more insights from your favorite storytellers.

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