12 Strategies For Storytelling With Examples.
“Search for “how to promote your blog,” and you’ll see hundreds of strategies.
But not all of them work. Believe us—we’ve tried them.
These are the seven that have worked for us.
- Build share triggers into your content
- Write about “easy to rank” topics
- Run an outreach campaign
- Update other people’s posts
- Share barebones posts on Reddit
- Repurpose your content into videos
- Run ads”
“Ethan Brooks sat down with podcaster and newsletter writer, Danny Miranda to talk about storytelling, the business of content, the art of interviewing, and how to grow a podcast.”
Big Idea: Danny Miranda is rapidly growing his podcast and has interviewed many big-name creators. He is succeeding because It’s clear that he loves the process.
“It has always been the prime function of mythology and rite to supply the symbols that carry the human spirit forward.”
“Storytelling is a superpower. Sadly, most people aren’t using it to its full potential. Here are 7 storytelling resources you’ll wish you knew sooner:
- Lessons from the screenplay
- Pixar’s the art of storytelling
- The Emotion Thesaurus
- 9 storytelling principles
- Made to stick
- The magical science of storytelling
- 5 storytelling frameworks”
“What you might not realize about “four scores and seven years ago . . .” is that Lincoln’s oration followed one of the most effective story structures you can use–the structure that storytelling expert Shawn Callahan calls “the clarity story.”
This type of story is so valuable because for people to be engaged, they need to understand why they should take action. “The clarity story provides reasons in the most powerful and digestible format possible,” writes Callahan in Putting Stories to Work.
Here’s how Lincoln used the clarity story structure to build his famous speech:
On the Akimbo podcast, Seth Godin shared an old talk that he gave to 10,000 people that is very relevant today. You can’t win in a race to the bottom. We need original thinkers, provocateurs, and people who care. The world needs you to solve interesting problems and work without a map. Seth is a great storyteller and this video is a good inspiration to bring your “art” into the world.
As a bonus, he explains the difference between bitcoin and the blockchain in the question section at the end.