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Digital Storytelling

New Digital Storytelling Platform Helps Tell Stories for Social Good

Doug Hattaway | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Doug Hattaway

"Strategic storytelling" is a new notion: In order to help leaders achieve their goals, stories must be strategically designed to motivate and mobilize people. And the content of strategic stories must be compelling, in order to capture people's attention and imagination.

Is Collaborative Storytelling the Next Generation of Blogging?

Andre Bourque | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Andre Bourque

A study that year found that 44 percent of users were more likely to engage with a brand that posts photos rather than purely text-based content.

Humanize Your Brand To Drive Visibility And Create Loyal Consumers

Amy Hayes | Posted 11.15.2014 | Small Business
Amy Hayes

Creating a loyal customer requires more than a useful or likeable product; it demands an authentic, omnichannel brand persona that invites a human-level connection.

How Digital Storytelling Is Bridging Gaps And Preserving Cultures

T.J. Cook | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact
T.J. Cook

When you combine the power of technology with the power of storytelling, the possibilities are endless.

Why Story Integration Is the Key To The Impact Of A Brand's Social Purpose

Simon Mainwaring | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Simon Mainwaring

In a time where everyone has access to the same marketing and social technologies, and new open-source tech and startups pose a daily threat to industry incumbents, a company's values and social-purpose story will be a critical lasting differentiator.

The Specifics of Storytelling for Social Innovation

Pauline Zalkin | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Pauline Zalkin

A story is a roadmap to another person's subjective experience - the gateway to empathy. It's obvious, then, why stories are an essential means of relating for social innovators.

Dive into the New Rules of Engagement: Keys and Building Blocks to Exploring a New Frontier in New Media

Derek Smith | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Derek Smith

Ask any of today's mavens fueling digital content in 2014 and they'll tell you that digital storytelling continues to drive tech advancement with m...

Maps & Mentors: What I Hope To Learn About Global Citizenship Through The Stories Of Others

Kasha Slavner | Posted 04.12.2014 | Teen
Kasha Slavner

The choices we make have the ability to impact change. I believe that kindness spreads, so choosing to act in this way and to have a positive outlook can create a ripple effect to inspire others as well.

Rise With Us to Choose Meaningful Media

Srivi Ramasubramanian | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Srivi Ramasubramanian

Just like we should care about the air we breathe and the food we eat, we should care about what media we consume. It is important that we select, create, and consume media with meaning, purpose and wisdom.

Reorienting Narrative: E-lit as Psychogeography

Illya Szilak | Posted 08.11.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

In much of her work, writer/artist J. R. Carpenter fabricates hybrid places that are both "virtual" and attached to real world locales.

What 17 Industry Leaders Think About Digital Storytelling

Derek Smith | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Derek Smith

In the past, digital storytelling was pretty simple. You created an engaging story, selected the right platform and shared it with your audience. Today, it's not that easy.

The Impact of Digital Storytelling: An Interview with Wunderman New York's Nick Moore

Derek Smith | Posted 06.09.2013 | Media
Derek Smith

Successful storytelling in today's complicated digital landscape is a marketer's biggest challenge and opportunity. I had the opportunity to interview Nick Moore, EVP Chief Creative Officer of Wunderman New York, who shared with me the importance of digital storytelling.

How Smart Glasses Are Impacting Digital Storytelling

Derek Smith | Posted 06.08.2013 | Technology
Derek Smith

It is clear that in 2013, the emergence of smart glasses is having a dramatic impact on the digital storytelling experience. I had the unique opportunity to interview Brian Ballard, the CEO of APX-Labs, who is focused on building software that brings smart glasses to life.

Revealed! The Best 7 Examples of Digital Storytelling

Derek Smith | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media
Derek Smith

With the ever-expanding universe of platforms and the escalating battle for consumer engagement, digital storytelling has never been more important to the long-term vitality of a brand. To address this challenge, the brightest storytelling minds will gather in one room.

New Boundaries Of Digital Storytelling

Posted 01.11.2013 | Books

A new initiative by the Brown University creative nonfiction program is exploring the potential of digital nonfiction through some of the web's most u...

The Book That Reads You

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 05.21.2012 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

E-books are praised in terms of what they aren't: heavy, tree killers, limited in distribution, of fixed text size. Not enough focus has been put on what an e-book itself could become.

Digital Stories Dramatize Information's Role in the Lives of People and Communities

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter M. Shane

My hope is that the online stories will help motivate activists around the country to pay attention to their local information ecologies.