Latest PR Newswire Small Business PR Toolkit article offers tips on how to master the art of business storytelling
NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, content storytelling has provided special value beyond traditional marketing techniques as it allows small business owners to humanize their brand, brings their products and services to life and ultimately increases sales. Contributing author Steve Lazuka explores this topic in his latest post and identifies ways that small business owners can create compelling content stories. To develop a strong narrative add the following elements to every story:
- Personal touch. Give readers a reason to care about the story. Case studies or real-life stories from customers provide a unique perspective and can have a large impact on target audiences.
- Relatability. Craft stories that have the power to amaze, inspire and spark emotions from readers. Lazuka suggests utilizing buyer personas to create relatable characters that are experiencing similar problems that current customers are facing.
- Fiction flair. Read fiction to understand the importance of style and learn what makes a great story. Grip readers with fiction-writing elements such as: word selection, structure, personality and tone of voice.
For further discussion on ways to master the art of business storytelling, read Lazuka's full post here: http://bit.ly/1JEDbpQ.
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