The Long Game
The Long Game
May 17, 2022
How To Tell a Story Worth Hearing with Matthew Dicks
Play • 1 hr 18 min

Whether you’re a fiction writer or a content marketer, your goal as a storyteller is to capture and keep your audience’s attention. 

And the best way to do that is by telling a story your audience can connect with on a personal level. 

Matthew Dicks, an internationally bestselling author and an expert storyteller. 

Also a record 55-time Moth StorySLAM and 7-time GrandSLAM champion, Matthew has performed for audiences all over the globe. 

In this episode, Matthew shares why stories are so important, and how to breathe life into the stories you choose to tell.

Show Topics

  • Connect with other people’s experiences
  • Tell relatable stories
  • Keep your audience curious
  • Give your audience information in the right way
  • Make every moment essential
  • Start with the story
  • Tell stories to yourself
  • Don’t be afraid of vulnerability
  • Be available for others
  • Value your time

Show Links 

Past guests on The Long Game podcast include: Morgan Brown (Shopify), Ryan Law (Animalz), Dan Shure (Evolving SEO), Kaleigh Moore (freelancer), Eric Siu (Clickflow), Peep Laja (CXL), Chelsea Castle (Chili Piper), Tracey Wallace (Klaviyo), Tim Soulo (Ahrefs), Sean Blanda (Crossbeam), Ilona Abramova (AppSumo), and many more.

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045: Building Competitive Marketing Content with Sam Chapman (Aprimo)

009: The Long Game Podcast: Building Communities, Teams and Companies through Marketing with Sabel Harris

019: Peak Performing, High-Earning Freelance Writing with Michael Keenan (Co-Founder at Peak Freelance)

028: Purpose-Driven Leadership & Building a Content Team with Ty Magnin (UiPath)

Also, check out our Kitchen Side series where we take you behind the scenes to see how the sausage is made at our agency:

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