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Who Says You Can’t Build an Infographic?

It’s no secret that infographics are an effective way to educate, inform, and engage your audience, but you may think that creating an infographic is a complicated process or that you need advanced design skills. That’s where this Crash Course In Infographics fits in! It is your shortcut to discovering how incredibly simple it is to create and design an infographic that is well tailored to your target audience and conveys the value of your information and data.

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

- How to Generate Ideas for an Infographic
- Basic Infographic Structure
- The 7 Most Common Types of Infographics
- Key Steps to Building an Infographic
- Best Practices for Infographic Design
- Getting Started on Your Infographic with Easel.ly

This webinar is for anyone looking to showcase their research, data, and ideas in a visual and shareable way!

- Educators/Media Specialists
- Higher Ed/Students
- Marketers
- Nonprofits
- Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Who Says You Can’t Build an Infographic?

It’s no secret that infographics are an effective way to educate, inform, and engage your audience, but you may think that creating an infographic is a complicated process or that you need advanced design skills. That’s where this Crash Course In Infographics fits in! It is your shortcut to discovering how incredibly simple it is to create and design an infographic that is well tailored to your target audience and conveys the value of your information and data.

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

- How to Generate Ideas for an Infographic
- Basic Infographic Structure
- The 7 Most Common Types of Infographics
- Key Steps to Building an Infographic
- Best Practices for Infographic Design
- Getting Started on Your Infographic with Easel.ly

This webinar is for anyone looking to showcase their research, data, and ideas in a visual and shareable way!

- Educators/Media Specialists
- Higher Ed/Students
- Marketers
- Nonprofits
- Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

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  1. 1. 400% Visuals improve learning by up to Humans are Visual Creatures! Source: Polishing Your Presentation, 3M Corporation
  2. 2. Infographics Educate and Inform Whatare you looking to inform about? Who are you looking to inform? Whydo you want to inform?
  3. 3. How to Generate Ideas for an Infographic Use the news Current events are timely and can offer access to new data Help a Reporter www.helpareporter.com Daily emails for media opportunities that could turn into infographics Check what’s trending Reddit, Twitter, and Facebook showcase what’s popular through Trending Topics Lean on your expertise Create an infographic on a niche you know well Explore Existing Infographics Use Google Images, Pinterest, or an infographic directory for inspiration
  4. 4. Basic Infographic Structure Title or Topic Beginning Middle End Infographic should only include content related to the topic Provide a brief introduction to topic Provide multiple examples and facts to support your topic or argument Summarize / reinforce your argument and / or provide a call to action
  5. 5. 7 Most Common Types of Infographics
  6. 6. 1. List Supports a claim through a series of steps
  7. 7. 2. Comparison (vs) Compares two things in a head-to-head study
  8. 8. 3. Flowchart Provides an answer to a question via reader choices
  9. 9. 4. Visual Article Makes a piece of writing more visual and interesting
  10. 10. 5. Map Showcases data trends based on location
  11. 11. 6. Data Visualization Communicates data through charts, graphs, and/or design
  12. 12. 7. Timeline Tells a story through chronological flow
  13. 13. Key Steps to Building an Infographic Create an outline Design your infographic Ensure the quality ● Consider your audience ● Narrow topic down ● Create a thesis/question ● Gather Sources/Data ● Tell a story ● Be brief / Use graphics ● Limit color and fonts ● Is it viewable and legible? ● Whitespace is good ● Use accurate data ● Credit your sources ● Sign it / Credit self ● Call to Action!
  14. 14. 6 Best Practices for Infographic Design Limit your color palette Keep imagery simple Be consistent with style choices White space is a good thing Two fonts is more than enough Size matters
  15. 15. Browse and Select Template or Start Fresh Design with Drag and Drop editor and other tools Save, share, and/or Present How to Get Started on Your Infographic with Easel.ly
  16. 16. Business $36/yr per user Nonprofit $18/yr per user Teacher $18/yr Teacher w/ class $36/yr 30 students Please contact us directly for your discount! dinah@easel.ly
  17. 17. Questions? Connect with Us! Support support@easel.ly Dinah Ramirez dinah@easel.ly www.easel.ly/blog

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