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35 Great Social Media Infographics

35 Great Social Media Infographics
35 Great Social Media Infographics [Note: I recently updated this compilation to include some more recent visualizations... you can see it here.] Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They illustrate information that would be unwieldy in text form and they act as a kind of visual shorthand, making information easy to understand and consume. They are driven by the same information as charts, but they’re often a better form of communication because of their pleasant aesthetics — charts and graphs can communicate data, but infographics turn data into information. It’s very helpful to use infographics in presentations, reports, articles, etc., to convey concepts. Most of these have been scaled down or cropped. If you know of any good ones that I’ve missed, please leave a comment and let me know! 1. 2. 10 Levels of Intimacy in Today’s Communication 3.

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Five Free Infographic Templates Infographics are a powerful tool for capturing the attention of your target audiences. In fact, businesses that publish infographics grow their traffic an average of 12% more than those that don’t. The hard part, of course, is finding the time and resources to create these infographics. 40 Useful and Creative Infographics Six Revisions Menu Main Categories CSS HTML JavaScript Web Design WordPress Web Development

The Maturation of Social Media ROI Brian Solis is a principal at new media agency FutureWorks, and author of the upcoming book, Engage. You can connect with him on Twitter or Facebook. The debate over measuring social media investment inspired many brands to cannonball into popular social networks and join the proverbial conversation without a plan or strategic objectives defined. At the same time, the lack of ROI standards unnerved many executives, preventing any form of experimentation until their questions and concerns were addressed.

50 Informative and Well-Designed Infographics It’s impossible to comprehend complex data or analyze large amounts of information, if we only use words or texts. Information graphics or better known as infographics are visual explanation of data, information or knowledge. These graphics are excellent visual tools for explaining huge amounts of information where complex data needs to be explained immediately and clearly. Let me show you how Rick Mans explain how infographics ease the process of communicating conceptual information Image credit. Infographic is one of the most challenging types of graphic design because the creation process alone is pretty intensive.

Five Reasons Why Corporate Blogs Fail - Technorati Guru Corporate blogging has become incredibly popular in the business to business (B2B) sector. Industries that were once thought inhospitable to blogs, these tools are not only popping up but are making a profound difference in marketing, relationship cultivation and client interaction. Yet too often, the full potential isn’t realized. Sparklines for Excel®: Treemap. How does it work ? Inspiration I did some research on the net and mainly used Jonathan Hodgson's post on codeproject.com, dating from june 2004, that describes the Squarified treemap technique. The Squarified treemap algorithm is explained in an academic paper related to Human Computer Interaction (HCI) by Ben Shneiderman of the University of Maryland. You can find here his excellent explanation that I followed to write this User Defined Function for Excel. A great Treemap summary post on Juice Analytics' blog also helped me to provide the right features. Parameters First of all, remember that your data must be sorted with highest values at the top of the column (I know, this could easily be integrated in the UDF... sometime maybe).

Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 112. Time to compile: 8+ hours.

A new way to measure word-of-mouth marketing - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing - Strategy Consumers have always valued opinions expressed directly to them. Marketers may spend millions of dollars on elaborately conceived advertising campaigns, yet often what really makes up a consumer’s mind is not only simple but also free: a word-of-mouth recommendation from a trusted source. As consumers overwhelmed by product choices tune out the ever-growing barrage of traditional marketing, word of mouth cuts through the noise quickly and effectively. Podcast Harnessing the power of word of mouth

19 of the Best Infographics from 2010 Research can sometimes be a bit of a chore, but when knowledge is wrapped up in charts, cartoons, or even some heart-holding robots, suddenly "information" isn't such a scary word. What do Facebook's 500 million users look like? Who's suing whom in the mobile world? How does FarmVille stack up against actual farms? Led by Facebook, Twitter, Global Time Spent on Social Media Site According to The Nielsen Company, global* consumers spent more than five and half hours on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in December 2009, an 82% increase from the same time last year when users were spending just over three hours on social networking sites. In addition, the overall traffic to social networking sites has grown over the last three years. Globally, social networks and blogs are the most popular online category when ranked by average time spent in December, followed by online games and instant messaging.

Which Shakespeare Play Should I See? An Illustrated Flowchart In just 10 DAYS I will be speaking at the Folger Shakespeare Library! In case you've missed my previous annoucements on this, here are the basic facts: WHO: Me!WHAT: Talking about my comic and live-drawing on stageWHERE: The Folger Theater, Washington D.C.WHEN: Friday, April 29, at 6:00pmWHY: Because it's going to be REALLY SUPER FUNHOW MUCH: Nothing!

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