Each platform has its own story. You can work though many different questions and get many different answers of Who, What, When, Where, How, and Why. I find this illustration useful to illustrate that no one platform is superior or the best one for all cases. Each has its own characteristics and affects consumers’ lives […]
I saw a quote about experiences being better than stories, because people remember experiences. Obviously that erqued me and I started thinking about it. What I came up with is that stories are how we communicate, describe, and remember experiences. Story gives us the language we need to move up the pyramid. Without stories all […]
Stories have their place even at the very beginning of marketing strategy, and a lof of the work from research and analysis should very much be thought about and be shared with others as stories. Story Telling for User Experience made these ideas clear for me. Stories play two roles in making finding exceptionally easy […]
No matter what your brand, product, or idea stand for, we learn and we understand through stories. The way to make your stories relevant is to tell them through Social, Mobile, Content, and Analytic experiences.
In a network of people, devices, and things, apps are more important than the things themselves. Apps can extend any product or idea, making its values and its brand relevant to customers. Relevance comes from translating things into a story we can understand.
I called personal analytics and collaboration (in making things) “Future” here because as big as they are, they are still changing. New technology means new ways of creating stories are still appearing. It’s still especially early in brands aligning with either of these. The stories of an Internet of Things might come after this, but […]
This is the first of a series showing just how much of digital marketing is about stories. Here you see green and red timelines as I thought about the last 100 years as a departure from our natural way of sharing. A large part of this series revolves around smart phones, and our world (the […]
This loop breaks down a digital strategy process and identifies the core element of each step. One interesting bit is the connection that brand has; It sets the boundaries for both strategy and UX.