Melanie Deziel is a keynote speaker, author, award-winning branded content creator, and lifelong storyteller, on a mission to share the power of compelling and credible content with others. Melanie is the author of “The Content Fuel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story Ideas”, and the founder of StoryFuel, which teaches marketers, publishers, creators and companies of all sizes how to tell better brand stories.
Prior to founding StoryFuel, Melanie was the first editor of branded content at The New York Times, a founding member of HuffPost’s brand storytelling team, and served as Director of Creative Strategy for Time Inc.
8:45 am–9:30 am PDT —
Whether you're leading an enterprise content team, or serving as a content team of one, we're all on a mission to create the best possible content with the resources that we have. We look for every opportunity to reduce the time, money, and manpower wasted during creation and distribution, but what about creative waste? Creativity, after all, is a process. It's time to optimize our creative processes, too, so we can confidently and efficiently generate more ideas—and better ideas—for how to share our brand story with the world.