HIRE ME TO SPEAK
HIRE ME TO SPEAK
David Meerman Scott

By: David Meerman Scott on November 19th, 2018

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Your Story vs Your Product

Brand Journalism  |  Best Practices  |  copywriting  |  writing

storytellingWhen 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?

Stories are exciting. Most marketing is not.

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