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The Business of Story podcast, hosted by Park Howell, is among the best storytelling podcasts and named among 40 Best Small Business Podcasts in 2017 and has more than 300,000 downloads.

Each episode brings you the brightest storytelling content creators, advertising creatives, authors, screenwriters, makers, marketers, and brand raconteurs that show you how to make your story marketing stand out. 

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[Jeffrey Shaw] Business of Story podcast

Jeffrey Shaw, author of LINGO

#155: How to Use the Secret Language of Your Customer in Your Brand Storytelling

#155: How to Use the Secret Language of Your Customer in Your Brand Storytelling

Have you ever overheard a conversation between two teen girls gushing over the latest and greatest Kylie Jenner Lip Kit and you think to yourself “Wow, those girls are not even speaking my language.”? (more…)

[Paul Skah] Business of Story podcast

Paul Skah, Public Speaker & Best-Selling Author

#154: How to Leverage the Natural Forces in Your Business Storytelling

#154: How to Leverage the Natural Forces in Your Business Storytelling

There is a raw energy in narrative and evolved leaders use story to empower people a catapult them to action. But we often look just upon the surface of a tale or anecdote without appreciate the story elements, like protons, electrons and neutrons, that power it. Until today’s show.

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[Jason Ensler] Business of Story podcast

Jason Ensler, Producer, Director, Actor

#153: How to Evolve as a Brand Storyteller

#153: How to Evolve as a Brand Storyteller

What is it about TV shows, movies, or those viral Facebook videos that keep you glued to the screen? The answer is quite simple: story. And if you are able to create a story that the audience can truly connect to, you’ve struck gold.

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[Luis Miguel] Business of Story podcast

Luis Miguel and Sabra Rubenstein, CEO and Director of Marketing for Avantpage

#151: How to Use the Story Cycle System™ to Become an Activist Brand

#151: How to Use the Story Cycle System™ to Become an Activist Brand

In 2016, Avantpage, an international language translation company, set out to give their already successful company a revamp. They wanted to start standing for more in the world.

They did this by redefining not only their brand strategy, but their brand story. And, it has already increased sales by 30 percent! (more…)

[Parker Howell] Business of Story podcast

Parker Howell, Virtual Reality Filmmaker

#150: What You Can Learn From Red Bull’s Virtual Reality Storytelling

#150: What You Can Learn From Red Bull’s Virtual Reality Storytelling

Nowadays, it seems like our world is bursting at the seams with new technologies. Virtual reality is one of the newest cutting-edge technologies to come onto the scene. But virtual reality spans far beyond putting on a pair of goggles and watching a video. Because, when used correctly, it can completely transform the way you tell your brand’s story.

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[Kylie Slavik] Business of Story podcast

Kylie Slavik, Digital Content Marketer

#149: How to Make Long-Form Story-Based Ads Work for You

#149: How to Make Long-Form Story-Based Ads Work for You

When Kylie Slavik took her first job creating an ad campaign, she had no experience in the realm of advertising. So she took her skills acquired from years of being a slam poet and created an ad the only way she knew how—she told a story.

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[Lynn Ferguson] Business of Story podcast

Lynn Ferguson, Comedy Writer, Stand-up Comedian, Playwright, Director & Producer

#148: How to Find the Energy and Entertainment in Your Business Stories

#148: How to Find the Energy and Entertainment in Your Business Stories

You grow up in school writing stories, paying attention to the structure of the stories you’re telling. But when it comes to business, you may need to be doing just the opposite.

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[Nick Westergaard] Business of Story podcast

Nick Westergaard, Author & Brand Strategist

#147: How to Use Your Brand Story to Stand Out in a Crowded, Distracted World

#147: How to Use Your Brand Story to Stand Out in a Crowded, Distracted World

We may not even notice it, but we are being bombarded by brands. Whether it’s a TV commercial, an ad on Instagram, or even just a truck driving by – messaging is everywhere.

But the brands that resonate are the ones that tell a compelling story.

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[Kelley O'Brien] Business of Story podcast

Kelley O'Brien, Former Director of Social Media at Krispy Kreme

#146: How Krispy Kreme Delights its Fans Through Digital Storytelling

#146: How Krispy Kreme Delights its Fans Through Digital Storytelling

In 2011, Kelley O’Brien made an ironic transition: she left her career at a health agency to work for one of America’s favorite guilty pleasures: Krispy Kreme.

That’s because Kelly, the former Director of Social Media at Krispy Kreme, is all about bringing joy to her customers, whether through an inventive community health center promotion she used to produce, or planting a donut Easter egg in your Instagram feed. 

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