If you want the full attention of your audience, words alone aren't going to cut it. Harness the visual power of infographics with these seven tips.
As the old saying goes about pictures being "worth a thousand words," so goes the story about infographics. Infographics are a compelling way to represent complex information quickly and clearly. In an infographic, visual symbols and numbers are used with colors, fonts, and labels to make the data more useful. With the flood of information and exponential data points, it is imperative to focus people's attention on not just the valuable data, but the implications as well.
Storytelling is using a linear narrative to guide people and motivate them to surrender to the story being told. As the creative and performance marketing communities work together to make sense of data, we must not squander the opportunity that this format provides. We need to create meaningful infographics that minimize information anxiety by conveying the perspective in the most effective manner. Agencies are tasked with providing creative expressions that connect target audiences with meaningful content -- and infographics are by no means any different.
The following are the fundamental factors that contribute to successful infographics.