How to Construct Your Own Infographic
Infographics are one of the biggest online trends right now, and they can be useful to help market your business!
An infographic, or information graphic, is a visual representation of data. The most popular kind right now appears as a strip with pictures and interesting stats or data build in. These visuals have become quite widespread, and are highly shared on social media networks and websites.
To take advantage of this trend, consider building an infographic of your own! Not only is it a quick and interesting way to share information on your website, but its appeal will make it more likely to be shared by your viewers!
How to construct your own infographic
Once you have decided that you want to construct your own infographic, there are a few steps that should be taken.
1) Check out what’s out there
Before you set out building your own infographic, take some time to look at what is out there. Do your competition use them? Which ones are you favourite and why? What kind of information are they sharing and what differentiates the good infographics from the not-so-great ones?
2) Do your research
By this point, you have probably realized that one of the characteristics of a good infographic is, well, good info! Do some research and compile a list of stats, data, and any other information you can find on your topic.
Here’s the fun part- it’s time to construct your infographic! There are a number of online tools that can be used for this stage of your project, including visual.ly, Many Eyes, and Daytum.
Once you have completed your project, make sure to share your hard work! Post it on Facebook or work it into an email campaign!