The Business of Story
About This Show
While technology has given us all global reach with our messages, it's still the ancient bewitchery of storytelling that connects us with one another. The Business of Story podcast's goal is to help you craft and tell compelling stories that sell – online and off. You will learn from some of the brightest content creators, advertising creatives, authors, professors, makers, marketers, and brand raconteurs in the business. Host Park Howell promises that within every show you will learn at least one actionable tip that will make your stories more engaging, and help you advance your personal or professional quest further, faster.
Most Recent Episode
6 Attributes of Compelling Stories that Sell
5 days ago
Paul Smith, Author, Speaker, and Consultant, joins the Business of Story Podcast to talk about our need for narrative, why stories are more compelling when they convey lessons, and the six attributes of a story that differentiates it from other forms. The Business of Story is sponsored by Emma, Convince & Convert, and Oracle. Emma helps marketers everywhere send smart, stylish email newsletters, promotions, and automated campaigns, and help us all rest a little easier knowing our marketing emailing is doing its job. Check out their newest publication at Myemma.com/click. Each day the team at Convince & Convert picks a topic and sends you the three best resources ever created about that topic. It's topical, it's timely, it's useful, so go to definitivedigest.com and subscribe to their email newsletter now. In This Episode Why it’s important to know what is a story and what’s not How to craft your stories around lessons to be more compelling to customers Why storytelling helps a listener remember facts and be motivated to action How to use upwards of 25 story types to infuse your sales technique with success Why stories help the buyer relax, listen and bond with a salesperson How to close a sale by using the right story and help your brand by building word-of-mouth Resources