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How to Create an Awesome Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Create an Awesome Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC]
There's no better way to show companies how to create an engaging infographic than through outlined steps in the form of an infographic. A new infographic by Infographic Labs — first published by Performancing.com — highlights the best practices of developing a creative way to get the word out about new data. As the amount of information we consume on the Internet grows and attention spans decrease thanks to a bevvy of distractions from email to Facebook, market research firms and other companies are packaging new data in visual ways. In some cases, infographics even go viral. SEE ALSO: 20 Reasons to Switch to Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC] From how to pick color schemes and graphics to approaching layout, this infographic gives you a rundown on how to best get your information out to others. What do you think makes for a great infographic? Infographic via Infographic Labs

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How to create great infographics If you're used to visiting netmagazine.com every day, then you'll notice something a little different about the site you're looking at right now. That's because .net magazine, the print publication that's been the web industry's bible since 1994, is now publishing all its online content via Creativebloq.com. UPDATE: We've migrated around 250 of 1,800 old articles. More are coming online every day. Please bear with us. Where to buy .net magazine 10 Steps To Designing An Amazing Infographic Information can be useful—and even beautiful—but only when it’s presented well. In an age of information overload, any guidance through the clutter comes as a welcome relief. That’s one reason for the recent popularity of information graphics. Infographics are visual designs that help to explain complicated data in a simple way (mental-health emergencies at Burning Man, anyone?). But how are they created? What can we learn from the designer’s process?

How to Create Good Infographics Quickly & Cheaply Everyone is building infographics, why not me? I actually asked myself this question the other day, and my initial answer was, "Because I have absolutely no graphic design ability at all." Well, honestly that answer kind of pissed me off. World's Tallest Buildings NOTE: When a building is “topped out” (the point of construction when the structure has met its proposed structural top), the building is officially ranked and is placed on the list. Height is measured from sidewalk level of main entrance to structural top of building. This includes spires, but does not include antennas or flagpoles. The Best Resources For Creating Infographics Infographics are visual representations of data design to help communicate information clearly. They are great for English Language Learners, and the rest of us, too! The information can also be either serious or humorous. To see examples of some of the best ones, you can visit: The Best Infographics — 2010

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics Advertisement Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog.

Links - Synkronizer compare excel files This web page is full of "Excel: Add-ins & tools"-links. If you are interested in that category then you should read this page. Add-ins for Microsoft ExcelLots of time-saving addins for Microsoft Excel: pivot table formatting, merging cells, advanced find and replace, custom colors and styles and more. Infographic Elements + Template All the Graphs, Charts, Lines, Shapes, Text you will need to put together your very own Infographic. I have even included an Infographic Template to get you started! All graphs were created using vector shapes, allowing you to change the size, angle, color, and more without losing quality or shape. Need More Infographic Templates? Browse my Portfolio of Print and Infographic Templates

The 5 Levels of Digital Storytelling By kylemawer It’s our pleasure to introduce a guest blog post by James Taylor, who has been adapting gaming elements (such as leveling up) and applying them to digital storytelling. Thanks, James for a very interesting blog post and loads of great web links and resources which you’ll find near the end – Some of them we’re familiar with here at Digital play but we can’t wait to dip into all the others. Over to you James . . . When we think of introducing web-based tools into our classrooms, as teachers we often obsess over the technical side of things. We worry about setting everything up, about dealing with passwords, about computers crashing and our students not doing what they are supposed to do.

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics ? What would you make it of? PowerPoint Tutorials for 3D PowerPoint Platform Home > All 2010 2007 Tutorials > PowerPoint Shapes > 3D PowerPoint Learn to make a useful 3D rectangular platform in PPT 2007. Learn the complete 3D PowerPoint tutorial in a simple step by step way. The beautiful 3D platform you’ll learn today is: You can use this platform for just about anything and wow your audience. Look at the PowerPoint diagram templates we created using the method you are about to learn:

How to Get Started With Infographics Media and publishing professionals know that infographics are hugely popular, and are more likely to be shared via social media than a standard blog post or article. By combining images with data, infographics get much more mileage than text or graphics alone. You can use them for news, presentations, or press releases on your company blog or website to attract publicity and show off your expertise. Companies without a graphic designer on board or on budget couldn't easily take advantage of infographics in the past. However, thanks to online chart and map creation tools, any business can now turn an interesting concept into an engaging infographic.

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