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By nature, people are visual and we’re attracted to images, especially those containing people. Powered by the desire for visual content, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram all grew during 2012, dubbed the “the rise of the visual web” by comScore.
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It’s safe to say that Big Data is revolutionizing 21st century business. The big question for marketers, however, is how do you take the wealth of information at your disposal and effectively simplify and present it in an engaging and informative way? One answer is infographics.
Defining what entails a good infographic is complex. For one, not all data lends itself to creative and unique visual communication. Someone who’s expert in design may not understand your audience or how to map relevant data in a compelling way. Don’t forget: great content isn’t great until it’s discovered, consumed and shared...
Very useful outline of infographics best practices.
People love sharing photos, which presents an opportunity for businesses in a broad range of industries. Here's a look at four perfectly executed Instagram contests and the secrets behind them.
This would explain the success Instagram has seen. In April of 2012, Instagram launched its app for Android. In less than one day, more than a million people downloaded the app, and in February 2013, less than three years after its launch, Instagram announced100 million monthly users on all devices.
Last summer, we launched Vizify with the mission of helping everyone look awesome online. Since then, we’ve created more bios for hundreds of thousands of you lovely folks. And it’s been one hell of...
What Is Visual Social Media Marketing (And How Does It Raise Engagement)? [INFOGRAPHIC]
With over 100 million active monthly users sharing 40 million photos per day and liking 8500 photos per second, Instagram is a platform that serious marketers need to pay attention to.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. True or not, images are an important part of any website we create. Since it is so easy to embed an image in a website (even the process of creating your
As Pinterest tops 40 million users, the online pinboard shows no signs of slowing down. And as more brands and businesses flock to the site as a result of tools
Think of your products in terms of stories—and make them come to life on Pinterest. Communicators from Disney Parks, PBS and Definition 6 show you how.
Here are over 50 online software and applications for creating beautiful infographics. These tools range from visualization tools to data sources, etc.
The most effective way to use media to communicate and educate is to combine images and words. Just make sure the design adds power to your message, not busy-ness and distraction.
Nine young entrepreneurs have insider tips on optimizing your business' visual content.
Read about Improving Your Visual Communications for 2013.
Powerful facts about visual communication, especially the way graphics affects us both cognitively and emotionally.
Did you know that visuals are processed 60,000 times faster than text? Or how about the fact that they are processed simultaneously?
Ever wonder why you can process visuals so much faster than text? This is because visuals are processed simultaneously whereas words are processed sequentially.
Did you know that visual imagery is more powerful than words alone when used to communicate a message to an audience. . .
Powerful Facts about Visual Communication
November's focus for Soical Biz is IMAGES (following the focus on Pinterest in October). There are some really helpful free tools available to help any entrepreneur, image-challenged or not, make an impact at image hungry social sites e.g. Pinterest, Facebook and Google+. There's no doubt images draw attention and drive visibility and traffic.
Content is evolving. No longer are white papers the secret to inbound marketing success, visual is becoming the norm.
combined with my recent presentation on branded content and social sharing this presentation will makes a useful addition to your knowledge around visual content marketing .Recommended
Capitalize on pictures for your Social Media Strategy. 8 case studies for bringing your brand to life on Social Media.
Visual Social Media Marketing: learn how to share more visual content and create a visual conversation with your audience.
Everyone talks about using Images on Facebook for Engagement - but did you know another benefit of this? Images are traceable, retrievable & a goldmine for content!
From taking engaging pictures to using hashtags to using more advanced tools, here's how to kick off your company's Instagram strategy.
Instagram Web Profile: learn how to maximize and leverage your visual marketing and get the most out of the new web profiles.
About 60% of the top brands are on Instagram. Is yours? If not, you should reconsider because Instagram is the current see and be seen social media site that’s giving Pinterest a run for its money.
5 infographics and free templates that will teach you how to easily create professional-looking infographics in PowerPoint.
Photo Pin is a free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos for blogs and websites using Creative Commons licensing. Download the photos and get attribution links already formatted for you.
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Free Images for Bloggers & web designers... Great!!!
According to Toprank CEO Lee Odden’s recent SES London session, content marketing at its very minimum needs to include: brand leadership, customer empathy, storytelling and creativity.