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How To Tell The Perfect Story 🏰
Good storytelling is essential for content creators. Here's how to do it.
Hey there! Storytelling might be the most important skill for content creators. It's certainly a top 3. Lucky for you, we break down how to become a better storyteller in this Viral Post
Now, let's get into it! 👇
How To Tell The Perfect Story 🏰
Good storytelling is essential for content creators
Storytelling is the best way to engage and connect with your audience. Whether you're creating a blog post, video, podcast, or any other form of content, using storytelling techniques can make your messages more powerful and effective.
Here's how to tell the perfect story
Good storytelling is a tough, but these eight principles will help you craft tales that will keep your audience captivated:
Goal: Define the objective of your story and make sure it matters to the protagonist. Every event from this point forward should move the story closer to achieving this goal.
Stakes: Raise the tension by making it clear what's at risk if the goal is not reached. This can be physical, emotional, or related to the character's values. The higher the stakes, the more engaging the story will be.
Conflict: As your protagonist pursues their goal, they must face obstacles and challenges that threaten to stop them. These obstacles can reveal the character's flaws and weaknesses, adding depth to the story.
Characters: A story is nothing without its characters, so make sure to give yours unique personalities and motivations. The protagonist should be trying to achieve their goal, while the antagonist tries to stop them.
Structure: There are many different ways to structure a story, but the key is to use it to enhance the audience's emotional journey. Don't worry about rules - just focus on moving the story forward and keeping the audience engaged.
Resolution: The climax of a great story is a final showdown where everything is on the line. This is the moment where the protagonist must choose between their own desires and what's truly needed to achieve their goal.
Theme: The transformation that occurs during this climactic moment carries the theme of the story - the underlying moral lesson or truth that you want your audience to take away. This is what makes a story truly memorable.
Here's the perfect storytelling graphic to help you get out there and start telling amazing stories... 👇
This section of The Viral Post was inspired by Jay Alto's tweet about storytelling. Feel free to show him some love! ❤️
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Classical music is killing it right now
An increasing number of content creators are using classical music tracks in their videos, with Epidemic Sound's classical music library being streamed over 200 million times in 2022.
This represents a 90% increase in the use of classical music tracks on YouTube compared to the previous year. Epidemic Sound's end-of-year data reveals that its music was featured in 14 million videos on YouTube, earning 1.5 billion views per day, and on TikTok, videos with Epidemic Sound audio averaged 11.5 billion monthly views.
Classical music downloads on the Epidemic Sound platform rose 64% year-over-year, appearing in videos in 13 out of the 15 content categories tracked by the company.
Cecilia Blomdahl, who uses classical music in her videos, said that “the right song is vital in setting the scene. Classical music provides a great range of emotions. It can be both melancholic and joyful depending on the footage, so the genre fits really well with the feeling I want to evoke in my videos.”
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