Our favourite storytellers on Instagram

November 20, 2017 in Inbound Marketing, Inspiration, Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling

Ah. Instagram. Lately, our favourite storytelling venue. From cooking to travel to fitness to learning to any topic you can think of, there are tons of amazing accounts on there, guaranteeing enough thumbcercise for you to get really buff… thumbs.

And before we tell you our favourite storytellers on Instagram, you should probably follow our accounts too. We post about Bombay, Bangalore, food and everyday life on @BeeTellStories and about curiosities and trivia from across the world and all time on @BeeScoped.

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When you get customer service right

July 4, 2017 in Brands & Stories, Inspiration

Thanks to Airtel, we’ve been ordering a lot of takeaways these last three weeks. Most days we’ve been using Swiggy, an excellent delivery service even if they do add the occasional markup on restaurant prices. We’re not complaining through. Deliveries are prompt, delivery staff super polite, and customer service always helpful.

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The Bee Guide To Getting Things Done

March 29, 2017 in Apps & Tools, Inspiration, Small Business

I used to be an unapologetic multitasker; juggling several plates at once, fairly good at keeping them all airborne. I believed I was super organised, and so did everyone else.

But the completion of every task was inevitably accompanied by the feeling that I could have done a lot better had I been more focused. Being an organised juggler or working long hours doesn’t mean you’re productive. Nor does it mean you’re happy with the outcomes. Over time I realised I wasn’t doing myself, my personal life or work product any good by staying the multitasker course. Continue reading »

How did you make me feel?

January 3, 2017 in Brands & Stories, Inspiration, Marketing, Storytelling

When you tell me your story, I’ll listen. If yours is a story I’m interested in, I’ll even pay attention. I’ll be touched by your heartwarming and inspirational posts on Facebook and laugh along to your delightful YouTube videos. I’ll notice when you have an ad campaign running and wonder which agency was responsible for the potential award winning creative. I’ll even speculate about how much money you spent on the campaign. Continue reading »