You’ve got something to share.

A feeling. A message. A meaningful solution that the world needs to hear.  
The problem is that people are bombarded with more than 5,000 ads on any given day.

How do you stand out amidst all the noise?

The typical consumer makes purchase decisions largely based on emotion, and later conforms those choices to some level of internal rationalization. This is why campaigns need to appeal to the emotional “why” of a product and provide the facts to support the feelings that guided the choice. In that order.


That’s where storytelling comes in.

You’ve come to the right place. Stick around for invaluable resources on storytelling and what really, truly captivates and drives action.

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January 27, 2020

The Genius of Tesla’s Snafu Isn’t What You Think

There’s one brilliant element people seem to be missing about Elon Musk’s PR stunt. There’s a lot of buzz out there about whether or not the glass demo mishap was…
April 10, 2019

Does This Contradict My Last Blog Post?

Three days after I published my previous blog post about using storytelling to elicit cognitive ease, I found a study that, at first glance, contradicted something I shared in that…
April 4, 2019

3 Storytelling Tricks to Tackle the Brain’s Laziness

Brains are lazy. It’s not an insult… it's an evolutionary adaptation.  We’re designed for efficiency, and when things feel easy, they also tend to feel pretty good. We’re rewarded by…
January 16, 2019

This Little Question Changes Everything

It’s a question that has fundamentally changed how I perceive the world. It started with photography but became much bigger than that. For a long long time, I’d been asking…
June 10, 2018

Do you believe what I believe?

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” This quote is the foundation of Simon Sinek’s book, Start With Why. It’s also the foundation of the…
March 20, 2018

On Cheaters & Cheating

It’s inevitable. At some point in our lives, we’re going to encounter a cheater — someone that’s willing to win at any cost, even at the expense of their integrity. It happens…

What Can Stillmotion’s Storytelling Do For You?


Whether you’re a marketer at a small business, the CMO of a Fortune 500, or in charge of fundraising at a non-profit our brand of science-based storytelling can help you reach your goals.

We’re a passionate group of storytellers, psychologists, writers, image-makers, startup gurus, and veterans of some of the most respected companies in the world who have come together with the mission of helping others passionately to tell their stories.

Our stories have won Emmy Awards (five of them) and have garnered millions of views.

We’ve worked with pioneers in the science of storytelling and virality, like Paul Zak and Jonah Berger, and we apply their scientific discoveries to the storytelling work we do for our clients.

Those clients have included some of the world’s biggest brands–like the NFL, Cartoon Network, AT&T, Toyota, Callaway, and Canon–and some of the world’s most prominent NGOs and non-profits, including Vital Voices.

Our storytelling process is so unique we’ve patented it and built software that allows people all over the world to use it.

So, if you’re ready for the world to hear your story and you want to see how Stillmotion can up your storytelling game, just drop us a line.

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