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The 5 Best Free Tools For Making Slick Infographics

The 5 Best Free Tools For Making Slick Infographics
It's not enough to simply write about data any longer; the world wants visuals. While there are many professional information designers making a name for themselves, such as Nicholas Felton of, the majority of these digital artists are up to their eyeballs in high-paying work. Where does this leave you? Well, if you want to spruce up your documents, blog posts, and presentations, there are some free tools online that can help. Many Eyes This IBM Research tool gives you two choices: an option to browse through existing sets of data, or use your own. Google Public Data Explorer Like IBM, Google has made a public version of one of its research tools. Hohli There are many occasions when a Venn Diagram is the perfect way to describe a concept or compare relationships among a few different things. Wordle Although this tool describes itself as a "toy" for generating word clouds, it can be an effective service to spruce up your work. Watch more Work Smart: [Images by Wordle]

5 Free & Easy-to-Use Listening Tools for Monitoring Social Media A guest post by Jason Miller of Zoomerang. Listening effectively to your customers can be a very insightful experience. The better you are at listening; the better you can understand your customers' wants and needs. Do you wonder what your customers are saying about your product or service across the web? With the rise, and seemingly universal adoption, of social media among consumers, businesses can now listen in on conversations regarding their products and services---if they have the right tools. 5 Unbeatable Types of Infographic + Free Tools to Create Them An infographic (information graphic) has been a very effective way to bait for links and social media votes for ages. Like anything else, it can be done right or wrong (I am sure you have seen dozens of poorly implemented infographics by now and maybe a few really good ones). How to create a good one?

Compatible multimedia file formats - PowerPoint The tables below show the audio and video file formats that you can use in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. If you do not see a file format listed below, you will not be able to play the sound or movie file in a PowerPoint 2007 presentation unless you first convert the file to a supported file format. You can convert your file to a supported file format by using programs, utilities, or add-ins, other than PowerPoint 2007, such as the following: PFCMedia PFCMedia is an add-in that automates the formatting of multimedia. How To Make Animated Gifs - journal - Petra Cross Photography These are my parents. I love them. We had so much fun during the shoot that I found it hard to pick just one good shot from the series of consecutive shots. So I decided to put these into animated GIF file. Here is how you can do this by yourself using free software:

5 of the Best Facebook Places Campaigns - Social Media Now that Facebook Places has been around for a little while, I wanted to take a look at how brands are using it to their advantage and what clever things are being done to entertain users. From a brand point of view, Places functions the same way as in Pages, whereby you have the option to use it for free on a smaller basis, or invest in bigger campaigns that integrate with apps. A look at the examples below show that the potential to use Facebook Places for marketing purposes is huge and combined with the launch of Facebook Deals shows that consumers are receptive to this as well. 1. Designing Quality Infographics: Tips, Resources and Inspiration Infographics are graphic visual representations of data and information. They come in extremely handy when you need to explain complex information, numbers or data rather quickly and effectively. Infographics are used worldwide from magazines to metro stations. A great infographic can render complicated information easily understandable and engrossing.

65 Open Source Downloads That Could Change Your Life — 1. RSS Owl You have no excuse for not keeping up with the news when you have a tool like RSS Owl. One of the most popular feed readers available, RSS Owl aggregates headlines from all of your favorite media sites and makes them easy to browse. It has a ton of advanced features, like saved searches, news filters, labels, and news bins that set it apart from other similar apps. How to Integrate Customer Service Into Social Media Marketing Heidi Cohen | February 22, 2011 | 13 Comments inShare714 Twelve ways social media extends customer service. Social media has changed customer service from being a support function to being an extension of marketing. In the social media ecosystem, customers want to know that you're listening and responding.

30 free tools for finding social media influencers Our recently launched social media influencers report tests how effective nine of the leading social media monitoring tools are at identifying influencers. While these tools – Attensity 360, Brandwatch, Radian6, Alterian, Scoutlabs, Sysomos, Synthesio, Social Radar and PeerIndex – are certainly market leaders and offer comprehensive, cross-platform social media monitoring and influencer identification, they all come at a price. So is there a way of finding influencers without paying for tools?

Infograph repository opgw سرشماری مسکن 1390 ... آماری از مسکن در ایران performance management سر فصل آموزشی مدیریت بیمارستانی ... Healthcare management Create Your Own Infographic Using We’ve all seen more than a few professionally designed infographics that convey more in a single webpage download than an entire 10 page article about some subjects. Infographics are perfect means to convey information and data analysis on the web, though it does take significant planning and powerful graphic design skills to create a compelling visual. But for those of us who lack those skills or even an advanced design software, a new site called, might be a very useful way to get your feet wet with infographic design, even if you just want to create a down-and-dirty visual, like the one I produced for this article. How Is Set Up

Social Essentials To prove the value of social media marketing, you have to go beyond the number of likes or followers for your brand. comScore Social Essentials represents one of the first social marketing measurement capabilities we’ve seen that enables brands to understand social media impressions and the corresponding attributes and behaviors of those reached. This new service represents a significant breakthrough in social media measurement that will definitely help marketers understand the value of their social media investment. Lise Brende Director of Marketing Analytics for Bing & MSN Microsoft Social Essentials helps quantify social efforts with demographic and behavioral composition of your social media audience, reach and frequency of social brand impressions and intelligence on your competition. Tie social media exposure to desired consumer behaviors, including brand engagement and spending propensity, to demonstrate campaign performance.

Instagram 4.0 (english): How to boost my profile in Instagram?   How to boost my profile in Instagram? Once Instagram has taken over as your favorite hobby, you will probably want to develop your own community, have more friends, etc. Let’s take a look at some basic tips that will help you with these matters. I would also like to encourage you to communicate your own suggestions and opinions in our blog comments section, the more the merrier! Depending on what your personal goals are and if you’re objective is not to become the next Britney Spears, do not use what I call “extreme marketing techniques’’ in the form of “racy and sexy photos.