Infographics

The Power of Visual Storytelling
Author: Jason Lankow,Josh Ritchie,Ross Crooks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118421590
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 264
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Transform your marketing efforts through the power of visualcontent In today's fast-paced environment, you must communicate yourmessage in a concise and engaging way that sets it apart from thenoise. Visual content—such as infographics and datavisualization—can accomplish this. With DIY functionality,Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling will teachyou how to find stories in your data, and how to visuallycommunicate and share them with your audience for maximumimpact. Infographics will show you the vast potential to usingthe communication medium as a marketing tool by creatinginformative and shareable infographic content. Learn how to explain an object, idea, or process using strongillustration that captures interest and provides instantclarity Discover how to unlock interesting stories (in previouslyburied or boring data) and turn them into visual communicationsthat will help build brands and increase sales Use the power of visual content to communicate with and engageyour audience, capture attention, and expand your market.

The Power of Infographics

Using Pictures to Communicate and Connect with Your Audiences
Author: Mark Smiciklas
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0789749491
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 199
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Need to overcome information overload and get your message across? Infographics are your secret weapon. Using them, you can deliver knowledge and ideas visually, so your audiences can understand them quickly - and take action. In The Power of Infographics, Mark Smiciklas helps you understand how to leverage the use of powerful infographics: visual representations capable of transforming complex data or concepts into intuitive, instant knowledge. Writing from a business perspective, Smiciklas reveals how to use infographics both inside and outside the organization: to build brands, make sales, serve clients, align teams behind new strategies, and more. This straightforward, visual, common-sense based book explains: * What infographics are, and why they work so well * How to visualize statistical data, business processes, time, geography, lists, relationships, and concepts * How to communicate the "personal" through infographics * Best practices for observation, processing ideas, creating highly effective infographics, and publishing them * How to plan for and measure the ROI of infographics * And much more...

Infographics

A Practical Guide for Librarians
Author: Beverley E. Crane
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442260378
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 206
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Designed for librarians who work with all age levels from youngsters to seniors at all educational, reading and language backgrounds, who must fulfill responsibilities that run the gamut from instructing patrons on information literacy skills to using electronic tools to marketing the library to locating funding, Infographics: A Practical Guide for Librarians provides librarians with the following: Section I: Infographics 101 contains definitions, history, importance in today’s society, types and examples, advantages and disadvantages, general uses, uses in libraries, tools for creation and design tips. Section II: Practical applications show how to use infographics in academic, public, special and school libraries. Included are visual examples and step-by-step instructions to create two infographics Included in each section are exercises, tables with URLs to more ideas and materials and references. This practical guide will help every type and size of library use infographics as a powerful part in their 21st century game plan. Whether it's marketing the public library, improving students information literacy skills in a school library or showcasing the accomplishments of the academic library, infographics can be a vital part of the library's playbook. The book describes ways to use infographics to: raise funds for a public library teach critical thinking and 21st century skills in the school library illustrate why libraries matter by relaying value of academic libraries market the library improve information literacy in academic settings advocate for resources and services.

Cool Infographics

Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design
Author: Randy Krum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118837150
Category: Computers
Page: 368
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Make information memorable with creative visual designtechniques Research shows that visual information is more quickly andeasily understood, and much more likely to be remembered. Thisinnovative book presents the design process and the best softwaretools for creating infographics that communicate. Including aspecial section on how to construct the increasingly popularinfographic resume, the book offers graphic designers, marketers,and business professionals vital information on the most effectiveways to present data. Explains why infographics and data visualizations work Shares the tools and techniques for creating greatinfographics Covers online infographics used for marketing, including socialmedia and search engine optimization (SEO) Shows how to market your skills with a visual, infographicresume Explores the many internal business uses of infographics,including board meeting presentations, annual reports, consumerresearch statistics, marketing strategies, business plans, andvisual explanations of products and services to your customers With Cool Infographics, you'll learn to createinfographics to successfully reach your target audience and tellclear stories with your data.

Infographics For Dummies


Author: Justin Beegel, MBA
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118792270
Category: Computers
Page: 320
View: 607
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Create stunning infographics with this hands-on guide Infographics For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to creating data visualization with viral appeal. Written by the founder of Infographic World, a New York City based infographic agency, and his top designers, the book focuses on the how-to of data, design, and distribution to create stunning, shareable infographics. Step-by-step instruction allows you to handle data like a pro, while creating eye-catching graphics with programs like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The book walks you through the different types of infographics, explaining why they're so effective, and when they're appropriate. Ninety percent of the information transmitted to your brain is visual, so it's important to tickle the optic nerves to get people excited about your data. Infographics do just that. Much more exciting than a spreadsheet, infographics can add humor, interest, and flash while imparting real information. Putting your data in graphic form makes it more likely to be shared via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media sites, and the visual interest makes it less likely to be ignored. Infographics For Dummies provides a tried-and-true method for creating infographics that tell a story and get people excited. Topics include: Talking to clients about the data Discovering trends, outliers, and patterns Designing with mood boards and wireframes Launching and promoting your infographic The book, written by Justin Beegel, MBA, founder of Infographic World, Inc., describes the elements of a successful infographic, and stresses the must-have ingredients that get your data noticed. Humans are visual creatures, telling stories in a visual way. In today's world filled with data and messaging, an infographic is one of the best ways to get your point across.

Environment Infographics


Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406272159
Category: Natural resources
Page: 32
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This series gives young learners an exciting introduction to infographics, the simple graphic representations of different numerical facts. These colourful and engaging graphs, maps, and charts will pique the curiosity of students and teachers alike. Readers will love learning about weather and the environment.

Infographics

Designing and Visualizing Data
Author: Wang Shaoqiang
Publisher: Promopress
ISBN: 9788416504923
Category: Computers
Page: 240
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The use of infographics has acquired a significant role in the management of information to explain complex contexts in an easy to understand way. After selling out our first HB edition in a short time, we have decided to make this reference sourcebook available to a wider audience.

The Solar System through Infographics


Author: Nadia Higgins
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 1467712892
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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The enormous facts about our solar system can make your head spin! You hear about huge distances (like the 483 million miles separating the sun and Jupiter), huge timelines (it's been 14 billion years since the big bang), and even huger mysteries (why the universe is expanding). How can all these big numbers and concepts make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about our solar system. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as: ? How long would it take a beam of light to cross the universe? ? What exactly would happen if you were sucked into a black hole? ? Does alien life reside somewhere in our galaxy? The answers are sure to be out of this world!

The Best American Infographics 2013


Author: Gareth Cook
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544105559
Category: Social Science
Page: 160
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The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media—from a striking breakdown of classic cocktails to a graphic tracking 200 influential moments that changed the world to visually arresting depictions of Twitter traffic—reveals patterns in our lives and our world in fresh and surprising ways. In the era of big data, where information moves faster than ever, infographics provide us with quick, often influential bursts of art and knowledge—on the environment, politics, social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and more—to digest, to tweet, to share, to go viral. The Best American Infographics captures the finest examples from the past year, including the ten best interactive infographics, of this mesmerizing new way of seeing and understanding our world.

Animal Infographics


Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406272140
Category: Animals
Page: 32
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Infographics are simple and creative graphic representations of different numerical facts. This title features a variety of engaging infographics that teach readers all about animals. Look through the pages to discover fascinating statistics about the world's biggest, smallest, slowest, and fastest animals - and much more!

Weather Infographics


Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406272175
Category: Weather
Page: 32
View: 9889
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This series gives young learners an exciting introduction to infographics, the simple graphic representations of different numerical facts. These colourful and engaging graphs, maps, and charts will pique the curiosity of students and teachers alike. Readers will love learning about weather and the environment.

Population Infographics


Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406272167
Category: Population
Page: 32
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Infographics are simple and creative graphic representations of different numerical facts. This title features a variety of engaging infographics that teach readers all about world population. Look through the pages to discover fascinating statistics about the gender, history, religion, and density of the world's population.

Understanding and Creating Infographics


Author: Kristin Fontichiaro
Publisher: Cherry Lake
ISBN: 162431192X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Infographics can pack a lot of information into a small amount of space with clever use of text and images. Readers will find out how to unpack, draw evidence from, evaluate, and integrate content presented in this visual format. They will also learn how to make purposeful, informative, and visually appealing infographics of their own.

The Best American Infographics 2014


Author: Gareth Cook
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547974558
Category: Social Science
Page: 160
View: 5020
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Year two of this fresh, timely, beautiful addition to the Best American series, introduced by Nate Silver The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media reveals patterns in our lives and worlds in fresh and surprising ways. As we find ourselves in the era of big data, where information moves faster than ever, infographics provide us with quick, often influential bursts of art and knowledge — to digest, tweet, share, go viral. Best American Infographics 2014 captures the finest examples, from the past year, of this mesmerizing new way of seeing and understanding our world. Guest introducer Nate Silver brings his unparalleled expertise and lively analysis to this visually compelling new volume.

Economics through Infographics


Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 1467747459
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Trying to process economic information can leave you at a loss. You need to understand the connections in global markets (where was your cell phone made?), the crazy variety of currencies (from dollars to kronor), and the high stakes of spending (wants versus needs). How can all these statistics and concepts make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about economics. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as: • How do people buy and sell things without money? • What makes it hard to find a job? • How do people use their resources to turn big ideas into big business? The answers will be worth a lot to you!

Super Baseball Infographics


Author: Eric Braun
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 146776275X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Engaging infographics relate key facts about baseball, from how pitchers throw a curve ball to the crucial timing of a home run. Detailed data art allows readers to visualize important baseball concepts and better understand statistical information.

Super Hockey Infographics


Author: Jeff Savage
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 1467762784
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
View: 1419
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Key facts and fun details about the game of hockey come alive through interesting infographics. The data art helps readers to visually take in information about the sport--from game strategies to top players and offer a foothold on understanding information and statistics.

US History through Infographics


Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 1467747491
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Wrapping your head around centuries of American history can make you dizzy. You need to know about the land (828,000 acres from the Louisiana Purchase alone), the people (from the earliest American Indian peoples to the immigrants of the last few centuries), and the high stakes (from a risky revolution to an international space race). How can all these dates and details make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about our country's history. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as: • What can we learn about America's earliest peoples based on what they left behind? • Why did people come to the United States? • How did American inventions change the world? The answers will help you see straight!

World Geography through Infographics


Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 1467747505
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
View: 4076
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Wandering through a maze of geography facts can easily get you lost! You need to navigate huge distances (an orange may travel more than 8,000 miles on the way to your stomach), vast population numbers (1.3 billion in China alone!), and gigantic global crises (the impact of a natural disaster). How can all these big numbers and concepts make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about world geography. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as: • Why do so many cities spring up along rivers? • Where are the highest mountain peaks in the world? • How does human activity change the face of the planet? The answers are sure to point you in the right direction!

US Government through Infographics


Author: Nadia Higgins
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 1467747483
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
View: 9282
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Trying to comprehend the US government can almost make your mind shut down. You need to understand how it stacks up to governments around the world (from democracy to dictatorship), how systems and laws change over time (years ago, women couldn't vote!), and who holds the power today (how do big decisions get made?). How can all these laws and ideas make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better understand key concepts about our country's government. Crack open this book to explore mind-boggling questions such as: • Why was the first government created? • How does a system of checks and balances work? • Where does all that tax money go? The answers will help make you a model citizen!