Powerful stories are ones that lead people to change the way they think about their lives. This session will discuss the common elements found in powerful stories and will provide the hands-on, practical tips to tell a compelling story. In addition, Telling Powerful Stories Online will look at effective ways to harness the power of the social web to not only share your story, but to engage people and get them ready to take action!
Attendees Will Walk Away With:
• The common elements found in powerful stories
• Hands-on, practical tips to make stories compelling
• How to translate stories for the social web
Jaime works with nonprofit and community organizations such as Toronto Community Foundation, the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, and Pride Toronto to share their stories. His writing on the impact of technology and social media has been featured in Torontoist, Xtra, Financial Post, and The Mark News.