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Reasons Why Infographics Make Great Marketing Tools | Gearfuse

Reasons Why Infographics Make Great Marketing Tools | Gearfuse | Digital Media & Science | Scoop.it

The main reason why infographics are so successful is that they transpose written data into a visual representation of the ideas that information contains. Visual data is absorbed much more quickly and easily, which leads to faster understanding. The majority of the population learns best through visual stimuli as shown in research undertaken into Individual learning styles, which is why for advertising companies, such as those involved in ecig marketing, relevant information is delivered in a visually interesting, coherent and direct way.


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 11, 2015 2:33 AM
Infographics work because we can process visuals faster. So what are you waiting for? Try your hand at creating your own infographics.
Alison lee's curator insight, May 20, 2015 11:19 PM

THE PHOTO INFOGRAPH: it is visually appealing and interacts with the reader playfully, however because it has to be more visual and use less text, it misses more specific information and stays instead more general 

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How to Create Stunning Infographics in 30 Minutes or Less | Lifehack

How to Create Stunning Infographics in 30 Minutes or Less | Lifehack | Digital Media & Science | Scoop.it

Learn how to create stunning infographics - without spending hundreds of dollars on a graphic designer or losing your mind - in just 30 minutes or less.

From word clouds to network data visualizations, infographics have become a primary format for content in a relatively short period of time. Although the ‘infographic’ is nothing new, its proliferation and evolution has been nothing short of exponential in the past few years.

Whether you love them or hate them, the rising popularity of infographics can’t be denied.


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 7, 2013 4:29 PM

Really excellent how-to using the impressive Piktochart infographic tool.

Neil Ferree's curator insight, February 26, 2013 10:05 AM

Infographics done right and done well can generate lots of traffic to your http://bit.ly/RichSnippet and build your brand

Charles-Louis Mazerolles's curator insight, March 8, 2013 3:28 AM

good tool to know :-)

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A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations

A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations | Digital Media & Science | Scoop.it
Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.

If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running alongside a feature story.

Visage, a newly launched platform, provides custom templates for graphics. There are myriad tools on the market that do this (for a gander at 30 of them, check out this list), but Visage is the latest, and it's gaining traction with designers at Mashable, MSNBC, and A&E...


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Sang Lee's curator insight, June 17, 2014 9:58 PM

I will try this later.