3 SlideShares to Read Before Creating Your Next Infographic

June 12, 2015

Infographic Blog Picture 1 ResizedInfographics have taken off. In today's world of information overload, infographics' visual focus make them more persuasive, engaging, and memorable than text alone. The numbers prove it: Publishers who use infographics increase their website traffic by 12 percent more than those who don't. And infographics on SlideShare get more engagement that presentations, documents or videos.

For a thorough understanding of what makes a successful infographic --  and how to make them work for you -- check out the following SlideShares.

It’s All About Infographics

Infographics may seem like a recent trend, but in reality, they have been around since caveman times. This SlideShare shines a light on the history of infographics, while also giving advice on developing your own in the modern age.

An Infographic on How to Make Infographics

Considering their effectiveness, why not use infographics to teach infographics? This visualization reiterates the power of infographics, providing useful statistics on the power of visual learning. Then, it teaches you how to make one on software you probably already have: PowerPoint.

Top 5 Infographic Tools for Marketers

Although their elaborateness might signal an intimidating creative process, infographics don’t need to be difficult to create, or even time-consuming. Plenty of tools and websites exist to help you create quality content without using up precious bandwidth. This deck provides the top five tools to help streamline and simplify your creative process.

Read More: SlideShare’s New Infographics Player

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