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Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds

Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds

Gaston Legorburu, Darren McColl

ISBN: 978-1-118-87123-2

Jan 2014

256 pages

$19.99

Description

How to use powerful tools to engage customers with your brand

Marketers, technologists, and corporate leaders are looking for ways to more effectively connect consumers with their brand. Storyscapes introduces "storyscaping" as a way to create immersive experiences that solve the challenge of connecting brands and consumers. This book describes a powerful new approach to advertising and marketing for the digital age that involves using stories to design emotional and transactional experiences for customers, both online and offline. Each connection inspires engagement with another, so the brand becomes part of the customer's story. Authors Gaston Legorburu and Darren McColl explain how marketers can identify and define the core target audience segment, define your brand's purpose, understand the emotional desires of your consumers, and more.

  • Shows how to map how the consumer engages with the category and product/service
  • Explains how to develop an organizing idea and creative plan for an immersive storyscape experience
  • Defines the role of marketing channels around the organizing idea
  • Establishes how technology can be applied to the experience

Learn how to measure, optimize, and evolve the customer experience through the use of strong narratives that compel consumers to buy into your brand. www.storyscaping.com

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Acknowledgments vii

About the Authors viii

PART ONE Great Storytelling Alone Won’t Save Your Business 1

00 INTRODUCTION 3

01 FROM THE CAMPFIRE 17

02 YOUR FIRST KISS 35

03 BRAVE NEW WORLDS 55

PART TWO Storyscaping Immersive Experiences for Powerful Brand and Consumer Connections 77

04 THE STORYSCAPING MODEL 79

05 POWER OF WHY 91

06 WALK THE WALK 107

07 INSIGHT TO DESIRE 125

08 IN THEIR SHOES 143

09 THE ORGANIZING IDEA 165

10 MEET YOUR STORYSCAPE 181

11 WORLDS THAT SELL 199

12 SHOCK YOUR CULTURE 219

References 231

Index 241