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Storyopolis is a social content site that encourages people to share their stories and experiences to help, inspire, and connect to others.

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  1. 1. You have a good story. Sunday, August 18, 13
  2. 2. People who are brave enough to share their stories start movements. Sunday, August 18, 13
  3. 3. Grace began to post images of sexual assault survivors holding posters with quotes from their attackers. Since then thousands of other survivors have reached out to share their stories and have Grace take their pictures, or send pictures of their own. Sunday, August 18, 13
  4. 4. Rex blogged through his last tour in Afghanistan as a way to connect with his wife over what he was going through. Other deployed and returning soldiers began to reach out to him, share their stories, connect and heal around the shared experiences. He used the attention to raise money for buying school supplies for Afghan children. Sunday, August 18, 13
  5. 5. “This small commitment to post the good, bad and ugly was a huge part of my success. It gave me a place to face the emotional side of weight loss: I celebrated my losses, cried about my gains and vented when I felt like whining.” - Angela, lost 70 lbs and inspired others to join her. Sunday, August 18, 13
  6. 6. Jennifer’s husband began to take a picture everyday of his wife’s struggle with cancer and post them online. His family told him they didn’t understand what she was going through until they began to see the photos. Thousands of others struggling with cancer reached out to tell him how much the pictures helped and inspired them. Sunday, August 18, 13
  7. 7. Dan and his partner Terry posted a video to inspire hope for LGBT youth facing harassment and bullying. In response they created a movement, receiving over 50,000 user generated videos viewed over 50 million times. Sunday, August 18, 13
  8. 8. So sharing your story can help and inspire others. But did you know it can also help you? Sunday, August 18, 13
  9. 9. Studies show that discussing your experiences can increase your health and overall wellbeing by up to 43% Sunday, August 18, 13
  10. 10. Most people feel like they are alone in the things they are going through. You’re not. Sunday, August 18, 13
  11. 11. Storyopolis is a new platform that lets you share your story in a safe and supportive network to connect with others who have similar experiences. Sunday, August 18, 13
  12. 12. Someone does understand what you’re going through. Storyopolis lets you find them. Sunday, August 18, 13
  13. 13. Why choose Storyopolis over other available platforms? Sunday, August 18, 13
  14. 14. We are mission focused on creating supportive helpful virtual communities that are not flooded by unnecessary social media clutter. Through our community organization and algorithms your story is easily and accurately connected to the people who need you most. We help you build a supportive community. Sunday, August 18, 13
  15. 15. Social platforms can be harsh. Sometimes you don’t want to share everything with your “friends.” Customizable Privacy Settings allow you to share with just yourself, a few trusted people, or the world. The choice is yours. Privacy Sunday, August 18, 13
  16. 16. We provide helpful storytelling tools and formats that shape your story if you need some inspiration. This includes a mobile app to record experiences wherever they happen. Sunday, August 18, 13
  18. 18. We are evolving from geographic tribes to psychographic tribes. “The next big trend we’re seeing right now is increased sharing within smaller core groups” - Mark Zuckerberg, Wired, May 2013 Sunday, August 18, 13
  19. 19. Infinite Number of Tribes Sexual Assault Autism Parenting Fitness Education Substance Abuse Teen Bullying DivorceMilitary Family Smoking Stress Sports Training Anxiety Self Esteem Cancer PTSD Parkinson’s Weight Loss Suicide Prevention Body Image Yoga Dating Depression Gay Rights Nutrition Achieving Dreams Domestic Abuse Improving Work Homelessness Pregnancy Eating Disorders Alzheimer’s Environmental Issues Disabilities Finances Woman’s Issues Bipolar Grief Gambling Poverty AIDS Careers Adoption Motivation Productivity Travel Buying a house Family Issues Heartbreak Education Injury Recovery Sunday, August 18, 13
  20. 20. So how do Storyopolis tribes work? Sunday, August 18, 13
  21. 21. Connect. Join an existing tribe to instantly find a supportive network or let Storyopolis introduce you to the tribes and people it thinks you might need. Sunday, August 18, 13
  22. 22. Connect. Evolve. If you don’t see the tribe you need, start one. We’ll help you grow it. Or start your own private tribes for friends and family only. Sunday, August 18, 13
  23. 23. Connect. Evolve. Simplify. By following tribes and not specific users your feed won’t be cluttered with content that does not apply to you. Sunday, August 18, 13
  24. 24. Individuals use the platform to creatively express their stories to build focused supportive communities and spread important ideas. Sunday, August 18, 13
  25. 25. Registered and vetted Experts and Influencers post content and give advice to individuals looking for answers. Their content will be highlighted to the Tribes they specialize in. Sunday, August 18, 13
  26. 26. Organizations use the platform to post content, news, updates, raise awareness, and connect directly with individuals who could benefit from the organization, or would like to support it. Sunday, August 18, 13
  27. 27. If you chose to make your story public, Storyopolis allows you to share it wide with built in integration with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Youtube, Google Hangouts, Meetup and more useful tools. We aim to generate and spread more positive, helpful, and inspirational online content. Family & Friends InfluencersProfessionals Creative Expression Supportive Communities Sunday, August 18, 13
  28. 28. “Practically useful and emotional content is more viral.” Jonah Berger, Journal of Marketing Research Sunday, August 18, 13
  29. 29. “Positive content may be shared more because it reflects positively on the sender.” Katherine Milkman, Journal of Marketing Research Sunday, August 18, 13
  30. 30. “Upworthy is the fastest growing media site of all time.” - FAST COMPANY Positive Content sites grow more rapidly. Unique Views Per Month Sunday, August 18, 13
  31. 31. Potential Financing Options Crowdfunding Venture Philanthropists funds Social Startup Incubators Sunday, August 18, 13
  32. 32. My Tribes My PostsTribe DiscussionsExplore Sunday, August 18, 13
  33. 33. SO WHAT’S YOUR STORY? Help. Inform. Discuss. Share. Sunday, August 18, 13