How to Tell Stories in an A.D.D. World

Jan 2014 16 minutes

Author: Gary Vaynerchuk

Topics: Storytelling

In world with Vine, Snapchat, and Twitter, how can creatives capture attention to make their voices heard?
In this 99U talk, best-selling author and founder of VaynerMedia Gary Vaynerchuk breaks down how our work can cut through our current “A.D.D. Culture” — One where we binge-watch entire television seasons in one sitting and prefer texting to phone calls.

“We’ve gotten to a point where everything is on our time,” says Vaynerchuk, “So why is everyone storytelling like it’s 2007 in a 2014 world?” The best digital storytellers, he says, use the social media to “hook” audiences in for the deeper stuff. We should give, give again, and give some more before ever asking for anything from our community. “We have to start respecting the nuances of every platform.”
Please note: This talk contains adult language.

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