Trends in storytelling generally stem from media and entertainment. Once these early adopters demonstrate success, edgy B2C brands borrow with pride. Then, B2B players catch on and test the tactic for themselves.
And so it goes with episodic storytelling. Streaming services and premium television publishers are purposefully presenting stories as episodes to keep audiences coming back for more. It works for Disney+. It works for B2C brands. And, as more marketers are beginning to realize, it works for B2B brands.
Episodic content is a familiar tactic among audiences and drives tremendous engagement.