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Covering the ongoing evolution of curation & beyond; the impact & innovation
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How to Create Winning Infographics

How to Create Winning Infographics | Curation, Social Business and Beyond |
Over the last 5 years, the popularity of infographics in marketing has continued to climb. Thinking of creating one? Read these helpful tips
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I selected this article from Curatti written by Susan Gilbert because it helps you improve your visual marketing with shareable infographics.


Visual graphics can be both fun and informative for your niche audience.


Create Infographics That Grow Your Following Online


People are drawn to appealing content that grabs their attention right away. I agree that infographics can help attract more subscribers and followers.


Gilbert shows you how to create graphics that audiences are more willing to share.


Here's what caught my attention:


  • Find out what is on the minds of your target market the most before designing your infographic. Make sure the content is both timely and relevant.


  • Focus on a specific group inside your niche and appeal to their pressing problems and needs. Make good on what your title promises to them.


  • If you have a study or a lot of data put it into a fun infographic. This is a great way to turn boring content into something interesting.


Selected by Jan Gordon for Curatti covering Curation, Social Business and Beyond


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6 Reasons to Visualize Your Data in the Age of Distraction

6 Reasons to Visualize Your Data in the Age of Distraction | Curation, Social Business and Beyond |

This piece was posted by Loren Sorenson for Hubspot, I selected it because as she says "If you aren’t prepared for the visual content revolution, you may be left in the dust.

Not convinced? Let's take a look at exactly how visual contentis positively contributing to marketing strategies -- it may just give you the push you need

"Learn why visual content is a critical part of your content creation strategy.

Here are some highlights:

**People remember only 20% of what they read

**83% of learning is visual

Condenses and Explains Large Amounts of Information

**Today, there is too much information on the Internet you have about 3 seconds to catch someone’s eyes so they'll consume your information.

Gives Your Brand an Identity

**Visual content draws people in, letting viewers better understand your brand's identity

Drives User Engagement

**If you've ever read a book with a child, you probably know they find pictures more interesting than words; but are adults really that different?

Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

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janlgordon's comment, April 11, 2012 3:21 PM
Beth Kanter
Thank you for adding me to the wiki and for your kind words, it's greatly appreciated. Yes this is the conversation of the moment so to speak. I'm sure your presentation was amazing. Would love to hear it if you have a replay.
Beth Kanter's comment, April 11, 2012 10:08 PM
Jan: There's a link in the wiki to the live stream of the session - and a lot of notes and resources ... I love this topic! I'm holding myself back from created another on it ...
janlgordon's comment, April 13, 2012 10:05 PM
Beth Kanter
Thanks for looking forward to seeing this info. Knowing you, I can imagine that you want to start another scoopit on this topic but it's not necessary because you're already doing a wonderful job covering it now.