Storytelling for Business


When Storytelling Became A Marketing Buzzword

Everyone’s talking about storytelling, it’s the latest trendy buzzword in marketing. I really hate jargon, and the way ‘storytelling’ has become jargon especially irks me – as a lifelong storyteller, story-lover and fiction writer! Let me qualify that slightly grumpy statement…   Storytelling IS how humans communicate and make sense […]

When storytelling became a buzzword

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Be Known For Your Knowledge (A-Z of Blogging)

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad”   I do enjoy a pub quiz. It was a regular event when we had a lodger living with us. Pitting our knowledge against fellow drinkers in a local pub, my hairless-husband was […]


Is Your Business Due for a Facelift?

When should you consider a facelift for your business? Our businesses naturally evolve, and we grow as individuals in skill, knowledge and experience. But are we demonstrating that to everyone else? At some point, you must concede that the messages you send are inconsistent with what you’re really doing. Perhaps […]

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Facts Vs Opinion (A-Z of Blogging)

F is for Facts in the A-Z Blogging   Opinions or Facts? It’s been years since I watched “the news”. The word ‘news’ needs to be in quotation marks because in this age of 24-hour ‘news’ it’s amazing how tenuous some of the topics are that pass as ‘news’! How […]


Add A Little Magic To Your Blog

(A 5-minute read or a 25-minute video…) We all have a little creative magic inside of us, if we dig deeply enough. I firmly believe that we are all born creative and reading ‘Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative’ by Ken Robinson is backing up that belief. Watch […]

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Bring Creativity To Your Blog (A-Z of Blogging)

Tapping into your own innate creativity adds sparkle to your blogs. I firmly believe that everyone is creative, at least to some degree. Being creative is a natural human instinct. The misunderstanding, the disbelief, occurs because when we talk about creativity, we immediately think of artists, musicians, designers, painters, sculptors, […]


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The Power of Authenticity (A – Z of Blogging)

Authenticity is the new buzzword in Content Marketing, everyone’s talking about it (how inauthentic of them).   A for Authenticity: The A-Z of Blogging But, what do we really mean when we talk about being authentic on your blog? I don’t have all the answers, but I’m pretty sure there’s […]


Using Research To Inspire And Inform Your Blogs

(A less than 10-minute read or a 20-minute video) You don’t have to come up with a completely new idea for every blog you write! A little research can go a long way to inspiring and informing your writing. My latest blogging project is to write a series of blogs […]

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