For attendees of Portland Digital Marketing Conference

“Infographics for increased engagement & sharing”
an Ignite talk by Nancy Wirsig McClure

Claims for the shareability of infographics

An infographic with data on infographics popularity (scroll down)

Another infographic with data on infographics popularity (I’m not sure about the validity of all their sources)

What Kind of Content Gets Links in 2012?

Additional Resources: Conceiving and executing infographics

Periodic Table of Visualizations (thumbnail)Types of visualizations: an interactive diagram … Visit the site and roll your cursor over a type (which only works on non-touch devices!) and see an example pop-up. This merits close study because the rows and columns show the relevance of different visualization types.

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Additional Resources: What makes a quality infographic?

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Infographic Design (Smashing Magazine 2011)… A Seattle infographics design agency suggests ways to use visuals to make numbers look snazzy. I personally dislike almost all these examples.

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Infographic Design [Revisited] (Smashing Magazine 2011)… A long-time, published visualization expert suggests avoiding all that “decor” and use visuals to clarify. Oh yeah.

A teacher’s rubric for evaluating students’ infographics projects … useful for any of us!

How to Graph Badly … a dry-looking academic paper, but nice content.

The Top 10 Worst Infographics Ever Created … Some mistakes to avoid.


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