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THE STORYTELLERS

THE FOUNDERS OF

AMSTERDAM.com

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THE STORYTELLERS

READ THE STORY OF

AMSTERDAM.COM

WE CREATE LIKEABLE BRAND STORIES

THE STORYTELLERS AMSTERDAM – A COOPERATION OF CREATIVE AGENCIES.

We give strategic advice, make likeable stories and distribute   it through our own influencers network.

Dorst & Lesser is a creative social media agency. We are 18 hard working, inspired social addicts. Crazy about brands with a great story and always looking for innovative technology. We connect brands with their target audience, by strategic advice, realtime brand building, content creation and social media campaigns.

Blogmij is a premium digital sales and online influencers network with many popular influencers. Reach their loyal supporters through social media. Since 2007 Blogmij become one of the largest influencers networks in the Netherlands. Anno 2014, we link brands to our top influencers through all available social media channels.

Social1nfluencers is an innovative company that helps brands reach their target group with YouTube creators. We seamlessly integrate brands in the videos of our expanded network of YouTube Creators. This network consists of talented video makers that reach tens to hundreds of thousands of viewers every week.

Wirelab is a creative production company with a strong believe in the value created by connecting people and brands through innovative social concepts. From our inspiring dutch office, and together with our Agile minded team of designers and developers, we daily strive for the highest possible quality in digital product.

Bruut.tv is a young and creative production – and where special advertising (online) TV formats are developed and produced. Besides developing formats we create daily live shows, music videos, documentaries, commercials and non-spot productions. We characterize ourselves through our comprehensive online orientation.

Influencers At Work automates the time-consuming process of personally identifying, approaching and activating multiple influential content creators with the purpose of creating and distributing branded content. The technology not only makes this process scalable, effortless and self-evident, but also very efficient.

COOPERATION OF CREATIVE AGENCIES

We are a cooperation of creative agencies how are helping brands with there brand strategy. The Storytellers Amsterdam is founded by the owner of those agencies.

CREATIVE PEOPLE & SPACE

We are located in the center of Amsterdam. A creative office space where all the creative agencies working toghter and creating new brand stories. 28 creative people working here and creating succesfull stories.

GROWING TOGETHER

Since the fouding of The Storytellers Amsterdam, we have welcomed many new brands as new clients within our group.

MAKING STORIES FOR THE NEW CONSUMER

Storytelling is more than just a social media activation.

Why storytelling? A brand story is more than content and a narrative. The story goes beyond what’s written in the copy on a website, the text in a brochure or a campaign used to promote a product to customers. Your story isn’t just what you tell people it’s also what they believe about you based on the signals your brand sends. The story is a complete picture made up of facts, feelings and interpretations, which means that part of your story isn’t even told by you but by brand ambassadors as online influencers.

To build on the opportunities that today’s hyper- connected and social consumer as well as new distribution platforms offer brands need to move away from thinking about branded content and embrace true storytelling. The difference? Stories rely on the intended audience to develop their own imagery and detail to complete and, most importantly, to co-create, whereas content does not. Content is primarily created in the internal mind of the content originator, with no heed to the mind or to the context of the audience.      

As great storytellers we have embraced the fact that the most powerful stories happen in the mind of the audience, making each and every story unique and personal for the individual. We also understand that stories are important because they are inherent to the human experience. Stories are how we pass on our accumulated wisdom, beliefs and values. They are the process through which we describe and explain the world around us. Audiences have always known this and asked for stories—they’ve never asked for only content.

GET INSPIRED BY OUR STORIES

view a curation of our work

GET IN CONTACT WITH US

WE LIKE TO TELL OUR STORY AND FIND OUT WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOUR BRAND

  • Niels Verhoeven
    Niels VerhoevenNEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (NBD)Niels Verhoeven is no stranger to the online world and worked as online media planner at MEC (WWP). Niels stood at the cradle of Blogmij, Dorst & Lesser as Social1nfluencers and is co-owner of Wirelab and Bruut.tv. Niels is the driving force behind The Storytellers Amsterdam.
  • Niels Oude Luttikhuis
    Niels Oude LuttikhuisFinance Director (CFO)Niels Oude Luttikhuis is actively engaged in online marketing since 2006. He is co-founder of Blogmij, Dorst & Lesser and Social1nfluencers and is co-owner of Wirelab and Bruut.tv. Niels engages within The Storytellers Amsterdam in strategy and finance.

THE STORYTELLERS OFFICE

We are located in the center of Amsterdam. Our firm not only offers space to our creative agencies, but also provides our influencers workspace. We also have our own video studio in the basement for our YouTube Creators. We are a breeding ground for creative talent.

What Others Say About us

Creating new stories for our clients, every day.

  • Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel is outfitted with pillars that read RFID-enabled bracelets. Guests can check in, take pictures or post a status update, depending on where they're positioned at the hotel and what pillar is offered. Such pillars are at the beach, the pool and on the dancefloor. The object: "Make all your Facebook friends jealous."

    Todd WassermanMashable.com
  • There are more and more brands that use the power of vloggers to advertise. This phenomenon has come over from America, where the so-called "YouTube influentials' are hot for years. Social1nfluencers is now one of the first companies in the Netherlands to study them. Fully in this market.

    Henk de HoogeDutchcowboys.nl
  • The Amsterdam-based interactive agency Dorst & Lesser has released a new app called We Share Photos, which lets event attendees share pictures on Facebook thanks to simple RFID wristbands. Pacha and Ushuaïa are only two of Dorst & Lesser’s clients, as the agency has also worked for Renault, MINI and Transavia.com.

    Anna HeimThe Next Web.com