No one knows more about using the new Real-Time tools and strategies to spread ideas, influence minds and build business than David Meerman Scott. He's a marketing strategist, speaker, advisor to emerging companies, and author of ten books including three international bestsellers.
When I speak or write about successful marketing, I frequently use the word “stories” when I describe the content that people are eager to consume. With content creation, it’s important to think of stories rather than simple product pitches. People love to share stories! Product information? Not so much.
Let me tell you a story
Imagine you’re at a cocktail party. When someone says: “Let me tell you a story…,” you’re interested, right?
However, when someone says: “Let me tell you about my company’s product…,” is your reaction the same?
Learning about someone’s product doesn’t sound like a way you want to spend your valuable time, does it?