How to find and tell your story
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Discovering the art of storytelling by showcasing methods, tips, & tools that help you find and tell your story, your way.  Find me on Twitter @gimligoosetales
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Tell Your Story Using Instagram | StarNgage

Tell Your Story Using Instagram | StarNgage | How to find and tell your story | Scoop.it

Do you remember a moment when you were able to visualise, even almost taste or smell, the scenario of a story in a conversation?


Putting this art into practice (and doing it well) is exceptionally essential when it comes to telling your brand’s story using pictures. Instagram certainly is your best friend for this purpose because it is, after all, the new word-of-mouth marketing."


Read the full article to find out more about how to use these questions as a guide to incorporate storytelling on your Instagram platform:

  1. What Message Am I Sending Out?
  2. What Kind of Emotions Will This Picture Evoke?
  3. How Can I Engage Their Imagination?
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Storytelling Using Photography | Contrastly

Storytelling Using Photography | Contrastly | How to find and tell your story | Scoop.it

"Today, illustrations can also come in the form of photos. And in some cases, especially in classrooms, a series of photographs is used to tell a story. There are little to no words needed, just the photographs. This is what visual storytelling is all about."


Read the full article to find out more tips and tricks to help you create a moving story by using:


These five basic elements of a good storytelling photo:

  1. mood
  2. idea
  3. emotion
  4. narration
  5. the message


And ways to come up with photos that tell clear, focused stories.

Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s insight:

No matter your age or where you come from images can make a story more interesting and alive.

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Two Pens's curator insight, August 11, 2014 1:51 PM

Took Aline Smithson's photo workshop in Portland this weekend. We used many of these tips in our assignments and guess what? They all contribute to images that carry the story.

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How to Improve Your Photography with Storytelling Images | Digital Photography School

How to Improve Your Photography with Storytelling Images | Digital Photography School | How to find and tell your story | Scoop.it

"How many times have you had this interaction?

     “This photo is beautiful!”

     “Thanks!”

End of conversation.


There’s nothing wrong with this, of course. Beautiful is a great, great compliment. However, if you’ve ever wanted to have a longer conversation with a viewer about one of your photographs, then creating images with stories behind them, or around your own personal stories, can be a very important approach to try."


Read the full article to find out more about how to make use of the following types of photographs to create your story:

  • ambiguous
  • personal
  • documentary

Via Cindy Rudy
Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s insight:

Good examples of how to further develop your story and engage your audience by using well thought out images.


A favourite exercise of mine is to share an image and ask others what story they see in it.  No two interpretations are ever the same.

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FVallet's curator insight, October 15, 2014 3:14 AM

Utiliser des visuels, des photos en com interne est indispensable à l'heure de l'egocasting. Pour autant toutes les photos ne sont pas automatiquement "raconteuses d'histoires".  Cet article ne  concerne pas le domaine du corporate mais ouvre un sujet de réflexion interessant.

 

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How B2B Businesses Can Use Instagram | Maximize Social Business

How B2B Businesses Can Use Instagram | Maximize Social Business | How to find and tell your story | Scoop.it

"I frequently hear from B2B business owners that they want to use Instagram but they just don’t know how it translates to their businesses. They don’t necessarily have tangible products to sell which can be displayed on Instagram. They don’t think they have much visual content to share so they have instead focused on blogging and other content strategies to connect with their audiences.


Whether you’re a solopreneur or a large company, there are a variety of ways to use images and videos on Instagram to grow your audience, and your business."


Read the full article to find out more about these ideas on using Instagram for your business:

  • Share Your Business Story
  • Highlight the People in Your Business
  • Go Behind-the-Scenes
  • Show Off Your Geographical Area(s)
  • Promote Your Educational Content
  • Promote What You Have To Sell
  • Just Keep It Visual!
Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s insight:

This article is so about storytelling!  And is applicable to anyone, not just organizations.  Everyone of these tips can be used as a story idea told in any format (stand alone or combo of) - pictures, written, video, audio, etc. 

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