Storytelling book reviews: The Story Advantage by LJ Bloom and The Story Factor by Annette Simmons

I’ve done lots of training and workshops on storytelling (see this 2017 summary of ideas on selling legal services with storytelling ). Often as part of persuasive writing sessions. The image below shows you some of the tools I use in my storytelling workshops. Most people know that research shows Read More

By |2021-04-01T15:33:32+01:00March 18, 2021|

Writing tips for finding news stories, backstories and explainers

When you are writing articles and blogs you usually focus on topical and newsworthy stories and developments. However, at a recent writing workshop we discussed the role of well-written pieces of explanatory material when they are used as backstories and explainers. So here are some writing tips for finding stories, Read More

By |2021-04-03T15:11:17+01:00April 29, 2019|

Getting to grips with Instagram marketing in professional services

I hadn’t taken Instagram seriously for professional services marketing in the past. I set up an account some time ago to experiment and to see what my (grown) kids were up to. But when I wrote a guide to social media for lawyers http://kimtasso.com/social-media-in-business-development-a-guide-for-lawyers/ at the end of 2018, I Read More

By |2019-01-28T10:52:48+00:00January 28, 2019|
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