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7 Characteristics of a Solid Infographic

  
  
  
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Is Your Infographic Worth Its Salt?

As you may already know, utilizing the internet to connect with your current and potential customers is vital to your success. Not only are more of your customers on the internet than ever before, a good number of them use the internet to find, research and decide on a multitude of their purchases. Continually engaging your customers and building your brand is an everyday effort for your company, so it’s important to produce a variety of content across several mediums.

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The 4 Stages of Entrepreneur Development

  
  
  
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Entrepreneurship Uncovered

For many entrepreneurs, the impetus for their motivation  to innovate and create was a single idea, built from any number of influences. Maybe it was their passion for service or their weariness with punching a time clock. Perhaps it was steadily growing itch to be their own boss and become the change they longed to see in the world.

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Infographic: How to Make a Viral Video

  
  
  
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A Little Extra Work Goes a Long Way

If you want your video to reach as many people as possible, you need to create something that will go viral. It isn’t just a matter of creating a video, posting it on YouTube, and hoping it gets viewed. Nothing is ever that simple.

Infographic: The New Rules of Search Engine Optimization

  
  
  
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Can You be Successful in the New World of SEO?

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5 DIY Design Tips for Engaging Infographics

  
  
  
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Guest Post: Creating Compelling Infographics

If you've been wondering what you can do to make the content on your website more visually appealing so that people will not only be more apt to read it and also pass your information (in the form of links) on to others, one great way to do that is by creating some infographics. Whether it's copy, data or some kind of knowledge that you would like to present in more of a "user-friendly" kind of way, infographics can be the solution to that dilemma. The thing is, you want to make sure that you design the kind that will be fun, memorable and also very engaging. If you would like a few tips on how to do just that, we've enclosed five of them for you below:

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Keys to Great Infographics

  
  
  
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Infographic Design Tips

Gone are the days of boring pie charts and bar graphs. Infographics are bringing a new level of creativity to the visual data game. And luckily, you don’t need to be a designer to make a good one. Plenty of sites, such as visual.ly, infogr.am, and easel.ly let you use their free templates and tools to make eye-catching infographics. If you do want to create your own, however, you’ll need to keep some basic tips in mind to make it the best it can be. Below is one of our favorite new infographics, as well as a list of pointers for creating an awesome infographic and advice for beginners who aren’t sure know where to start.

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Infographic: 9 Data-Backed Ways to Sell Stuff to Millennials

  
  
  
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Marketing to Millennials


Millennials
are going to change the world, but most likely, it won't be through social activism. The latest data from consumer research firm Scarborough indicates we're actually pretty savvy consumers who make purchase decisions based on more than pure image or price. It's no secret that many people under 30 don't have a lot of discretionary income - but many millennials are willing to spend more on brands that are environmentally friendly or donate to causes they care about. 

If you plan to tailor content marketing to a young buyer persona or build a social media strategy to attract consumers under 30, check out this outstanding insight into the mind of a millennial:


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Go Viral: 3 Examples of Minimalist Infographic Design

  
  
  
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Infographics Design Can Be Basic

It's a fact that people go crazy over infographics. In an increasingly visual world of social sharing, infographics are perfectly optimized to go viral. Blog content that contains infographics generate 178% more inbound links than simple text with an image. If you're feeling a bit daunted over the idea of creating your own infographics, keep in mind that there is no law that each infographic has to represent hours of a professional graphic designer's efforts. Not every small business has the budget or resources to produce truly complex infographics, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't make them at all. An infographic is simply defined as a information presented visually. To illustrate some simple examples that really work, we've curated 3 Examples of Minimalist Infographic Design by searching Pinterest.

Twitter Showdown: @GaryVee vs @ChrisBrogan

  
  
  
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Gary Vaynerchuk vs Chris Brogan


So we thought we would mix it up a bit and give you a Twitter Showdown between two of our favorite (and very influential) people on Twitter.

In the Left Corner: @GaryVee

Meet Gary Vaynerchuk, a 35 year old New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling author who is also a self-trained wine and social media expert. From a young age, it was clear that Gary was a businessman.


How To Develop an Inbound Marketing Strategy (Infographic)

  
  
  
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Inbound Marketing Strategy

Inbound marketing can be very complex, with mutliple channels to manage, social media strategies to implement, blogging and content creation, search emgine optimization (SEO) generating qualified leads, social media, and of course measurement of successes and failures.

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