Archive for the 'Storytelling' Category

Storytelling Will Never Work Without This One Thing

Posted on September 14th, 2017 · Posted in Marketing, Storytelling

September 14, 2017 by Carla Johnson Twenty years hasn’t faded Jayson Zoller’s memory much. At least when it came to one of his biggest learnings. When Jayson was in college,.. read more

Pitch Perfect: Why Great Ideas Fail and How to Make Sure Yours Don’t

Posted on September 7th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Innovation, Marketing, Storytelling

September 7, 2017 by Carla Johnson None of us got into B2B marketing to do boring work. Let’s think about our first jobs; we were fresh out of college…a bright-eyed,.. read more

What the GRAMMYS Can Teach B2B Marketers About Customer Experience

Posted on September 1st, 2017 · Posted in Corporate Culture, Customer Experience, Employee Engagement, Innovation, Storytelling

August 31, 2017 by Carla Johnson Beyoncé. U2. Bruce Springsteen. Tony Bennett. Yo-Yo Ma. Chick Corea. These are just a few of the thousands of music creators recognized by the.. read more

6 Tips to Infuse Storytelling into Digital Marketing

Posted on August 15th, 2017 · Posted in Marketing, Storytelling

August 15, 2017 by Carla Johnson John Montagu loved to play cards. As a British politician, an aristocrat and the 4th Earl of Sandwich he ran into a problem. He loved.. read more

7 Steps to Contextually Relevant Customer Experiences

Posted on July 4th, 2017 · Posted in Change Management, Customer Experience, Storytelling

July 4, 2017 by Carla Johnson There’s an unequivocal connection between brand stories and customer experiences. Companies that don’t have a solid narrative in place are the ones guilty of.. read more

34 of the Best Non-Marketing Books for Marketers

Posted on May 30th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Marketing, Storytelling

May 30, 2017 by Carla Johnson A few weeks ago, Jay Acunzo asked me how I felt travel affects creativity. He certainly hit a hot button for me, because when.. read more

Do You Remember Your First Kiss?

Posted on May 19th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Customer Experience, Storytelling

May 18, 2017 by Carla Johnson First kiss. I remember mine. It was 7th grade. A brief chapped-lip peck that was awkward for both of us – like so many.. read more

Digitization or Integration: What’s Marketing’s Holy Grail?

Posted on May 11th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Customer Experience, Storytelling

May 11, 2017 by Carla Johnson One of the primary drivers of change for businesses in the last decade has been digital transformation. But with the shift to a heavy.. read more

Building a B2B Brand Starts with Stories, Not Standards

Posted on April 20th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Marketing, Storytelling

April 20, 2017 by Chris Schermer As a B2B marketing agency, SCHERMER often gets asked to do “branding.” Typically, it’s marketers who want help with their brand positioning, messaging and.. read more

Hearts or Minds, Which Do You Want?

Posted on March 30th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Customer Experience, Marketing, Storytelling

March 30, 2017 by Carla Johnson Elliot was a good husband and father. Then he began to complain of headaches and seemed to lose his concentration and sense of responsibility… read more