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Get the Info on Infographics

INFOGRAPHICS A popular and dynamic way to visually represent data, information, and knowledge. The History of Infographics 30,000 BC Cave paintings could have easily been the first infographics. 3000 BC Ancient Egyptians used infographics to tell stories of life, work, and religion. 1786, 1801 In 1786, William Playfair invented the line graph and bar chart. Then, in 1801, he invented the pie chart and circle graph. 2013 There are now 51 million results if you search for "infographic" on Google. Why Use Infographics? Infographics increase traffic. Publishers who use infographics grow in traffic an average of 12% more than those who don't. We use visuals to Take advantage of worldwide coverage. process information. 90% of the information that comes to the brain is visual. In an age when new info is constantly visible at the click of a mouse, infographics provide instant global coverage in a way that local print media cannot. What Makes a Good Infographic? Consider these aspects: Flow Color Data The best infographics tell a story. Make sure there is thought behind the way your data is presented. A good design will catch the eye of potential readers. Data should be presented clearly and concisely. Infographic Provided By StudentExperts www.StudentExperts.com Sources: http://visual.ly/history-of-infographics http://www.thinkingschoolsinternational.com/site/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/GTS-Excerpt-10.pdf http://www.webmarketinggroup.co.uk/Blog/why-every-seo-strategy-needs-infographics-1764.aspx http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=infographic&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 http://ansonalex.com/infographics/infographic-effectiveness-statistics-infographic/ http://visual.ly/learn/infographic-design

Get the Info on Infographics

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Do you love data visualization? Learn more about the history of infographics, and their use in contemporary media.

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