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- Everyone - every company, organization has a story. Tell it, we all can learn and benefit from your story but be authentic, real
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Wrapped up in a Book: The Role of Emotional Engagement in Reading -- & Storytelling!

Wrapped up in a Book: The Role of Emotional Engagement in Reading -- & Storytelling! | Stories - an experience for your audience - | Scoop.it

Have you ever gotten lost in the pages of a good book? If so, you may have been more empathetic afterward. According to new research published in PLOS ONE, reading fiction may affect the reader’s empathetic skills over a period of time.


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Karen Dietz's comment, March 2, 2013 12:42 PM
I agreed Fred. And yes Miklos, I love it when what we know to be true is validated by research.
Kala's comment, March 4, 2013 7:08 AM
A big thank you for your overall curation work about storytelling! You are the very first one I see doing it so "intelligently", with real added-value :)
Karen Dietz's comment, March 5, 2013 10:26 AM
Thank you so much Kala! You have made my day :)
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Not Just Pretty: Building Emotion Into Your Websites | Smashing UX Design

Not Just Pretty: Building Emotion Into Your Websites | Smashing UX Design | Stories - an experience for your audience - | Scoop.it
Emotional design has become a powerful tool in creating exceptional user experiences for websites. However, emotions did not use to play such an important role on the Web.

 

Such a cool article! Every entrepreneur, biz executive, and nonprofit needs to read this one.

 

Why? Because emotion is at the heart of effective storytelling. And websites can be imbued with stories and story elements --particulary emotion.

 

Now this is not about being 'emotional'. It is about understanding what triggers emotions within your viewers/readers that creates connection, fosters trust and loyalty, and moves them to action -- while being authentic and true to yourself.

 

This article is rich in ideas and how-tos -- and very complete. Take the time to savor it. Then start thinking about your website and how you can upgrade it with both stories, and imbueing it with emotional elements for max effect.


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Rowan Norrie's comment, April 19, 2012 12:06 AM
What a great article, Karen! Thanks for sharing.
Karen Dietz's comment, April 19, 2012 9:40 AM
Many thanks Hans!