I am not one to make new year’s resolutions but I do seek new milestones each and everyday throughout the year. In wishing you a happy new year, I share some simple everyday resolutions.
50% of our brain functions are devoted to visual processing. We interpret visuals in less than 1/10th of a second and then are quickly compelled to organize them into a narrative. It’s just what we do. If there isn’t a story there, we make one up. That’s why stories can be so powerful.
You can use this to your advantage. Powerful visual storytelling can evoke emotions that will build engagement with your customer.
Here are some ways to incorporate visual storytelling into your marketing.
We have seen the shift to visual content on social media with pinterest sharable images, facebooks image-based timeline and facebooks acquisition of the “image-based content king” instagram. So why is visual content driving engagement?
3 simple reasons…. Read more
Knowledge is power. Conveying that knowledge with infographics (or “data viz” for data visualization) is a new way of seeing. An infographic neatly combines statistics and design to communicate multiple layers of information. Great for your presentations when a graphic can speak volumes. Highly effective when it’s important to illustrate information clearly and quickly. Ideal for communicating with your online audience. A visually pleasing and compelling infographic is likely to be shared on potentially buzz-generating social networks – expanding your reach.
Studies have proven that people retain about 10% of information conveyed orally. Since the majority of people are visual learners, it stands to reason that when information is also visually presented, retention rate increases to 50%. Infographics can help validate your argument.
For infographic success you need: