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The Magic of Stories: How to be an Amazing Storyteller When Everyone is a Storyteller

The Magic of Stories: How to be an Amazing Storyteller When Everyone is a Storyteller

“There are over half a million Linkedln members with storytelling listed in their profile.” Once upon a time, I collaborated with LinkedIn and GapingVoid Culture Design Studio to explore the art and science of storytelling and inspire marketers to reimagine how they connect with their audiences. That partnership led to an interview, shared below, an ebook, “Once Upon a Digital Time“, and a video conversation, “Can Storytelling Save Marketing?” (video at the end of the post). Please follow this post…

ITWeb Names The Next Web Keynote Brian Solis as a Top 5 Speaker at The Next Web

ITWeb Names The Next Web Keynote Brian Solis as a Top 5 Speaker at The Next Web

Image Credit: Leyla Boulton, FT Live and senior editor, FT Brian Solis was named a “top 5 speaker” at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam by ITWeb. From the original article… Another standout speaker at The Next Web was Brian Solis. The ‘digital anthropologist’ and celebrated author spoke powerfully about his new book Lifescale:​​ How to Live a More Creative, Productive, and Happy Life in a manner both simple and true, which had the audience questioning their own impediments to happiness and productivity….

The Next Web Conference Amsterdam: Foreseeing the future of the web

The Next Web Conference Amsterdam: Foreseeing the future of the web

by Mélody Deunier-Lisene, Voys Telecom, ITWeb, South Africa (excerpts published from original) Taking place every year in Amsterdam is The Next Web Conference, which gathers some of the world’s sharpest tech minds for an intense two days in June. Tim Berners-Lee, Natasha Chamuleau, Brian Solis, Edward Snowden, Meik Wiking and Mo Gawdat were among the over 200 speakers at the 2022 event. Mélody Deunier-Lisene from Voys South Africa went along to take a dizzying dive into the future of digital technology….

Web3, a Decentralized internet, will evolve, but must first pass through a phase of disillusionment

Web3, a Decentralized internet, will evolve, but must first pass through a phase of disillusionment

Source: De Tijd, Roland Legrand, Translated Anthropologist and futurist of the digital world Brian Solis is optimistic about attempts to reform the web, make it more decentralised and give users more power. He warns, however, that this so-called web3 must first pass through a ‘valley of disillusionment’. The web is now ready for a third version, web3, a movement that aims to decentralise the internet and give users more control over their data and possessions. The blockchain plays an important…

De Tijd: ‘Decentraler internet komt er, maar moet eerst door fase van desillusie’

De Tijd: ‘Decentraler internet komt er, maar moet eerst door fase van desillusie’

I had the opportunity to meet De Tijd’s Roland Legrand while in Brussels, Belgium. It was an incredible conversation that I’m sure could have led to a series of articles. Thank you for the honor, Roland. Source: De Tijd De antropoloog en futurist van de digitale wereld Brian Solis is optimistisch over de pogingen het web te hervormen, decentraler te maken en de gebruikers meer macht te geven. Hij waarschuwt wel dat dat zogeheten web3 eerst door een ‘vallei van…

What is the Metaverse?  Defining the Metaverse as it Evolves

What is the Metaverse? Defining the Metaverse as it Evolves

Even though the term is inextricably linked with web3, the popular virtual worlds often referenced today are closer to web2 in operation and business models than they are to a decentralized platform. Roblox, Fortnite, World of Warcraft, Meta (formerly Facebook) Horizon Worlds, Second Life, Decentraland, are all in their own way example of an evolving metaverse. The original term was coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel, “Snow Crash.” In it, he envisioned a place where humans,…

Podcast: The Future of Global Retail

Podcast: The Future of Global Retail

In this episode, Retail Doctor Group welcomes Brian Solis, a global innovation evangelist from Salesforce, from the US to discuss the changes in the global retail sector, particularly shoppers’ behaviours, that are accelerated by the pandemic. Brian Solis and our CEO Brian Walker will together explore emerging concepts such as “Shopping at the edge” and how retailers can apply new technology and insights to maximize engagement at all touchpoints on the customer journey. We hope you enjoy the session.

MarketingFacts – Brian Solis (Salesforce): “Marketing kan zich heruitvinden als Customer Experience discipline”

MarketingFacts – Brian Solis (Salesforce): “Marketing kan zich heruitvinden als Customer Experience discipline”

While in Brussels, I had a very welcome opportunity to speak with Matthijs van den Broek, MarketingFacts: Innovative in Marketing, after all of these years. What a pleasure! Source: MarketingFacts In aanloop naar The Next Web 2022 (vandaag en gisteren) sprak ik met Brian Solis, keynote speaker, onderzoeker, ex-Altimeter. Een mooi weerzien, na een jaar of 12. De carrière van Solis is tot nu toe best indrukwekkend, niet alleen gezien waar hij nu staat (high-end adviseur van Marc Benioff bij…

ANA: How Do Marketers Express Digital Empathy?

ANA: How Do Marketers Express Digital Empathy?

via ANA Champions of Growth podcast, Matthew Schwart, host  Empathy-based marketing has become a growing part of the conversation among brands and organizations looking to engage their audiences more effectively and strengthen relationships. But with an online-first marketing strategy how do companies practice so-called digital empathy? And how do you see the world through another person’s eyes via an algorithm? Brian Solis, VP-global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, refers to digital empathy as the “love language.” It’s the subject line in…

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