Overview

Learn to:

  • Choose the best infographic to showcase your data
  • Build your design using wireframes, moodboards, and graphic design tools
  • Identify trends and patterns in the data

Your guide to creating visually stunning infographics

Get hands-on with infographics with this comprehensive and easy-to-read guide!...

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Infographics For Dummies

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Choose the best infographic to showcase your data
  • Build your design using wireframes, moodboards, and graphic design tools
  • Identify trends and patterns in the data

Your guide to creating visually stunning infographics

Get hands-on with infographics with this comprehensive and easy-to-read guide! Discover visual marketing with infographics, tips on designing and distributing great infographics, how to make your work shareable, and much more. Use tried and true principles of creating great infographics!

  • The value of visuals — get a complete overview of infographics and their effectiveness in marketing
  • All about the data — explore sourcing data, creating narratives, considering your audience, and much more
  • Delightful design — discover how to create great designs for your infographics using wireframes and tools such as Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Distribution is key — find out how to distribute your infographics and then promote them to create the greatest impact
  • Get trendy — discover infographics trends to follow and future uses of infographics to try today

Open the book and find:

  • An overview of the different types of infographics
  • Tips on gathering data to use in infographics
  • How to discover trends and patterns in data
  • How to build designs with all the latest tools
  • Details on promoting your infographics
  • The lowdown on developing your infographics theses
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118792278
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/10/2014
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 11 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Justin Beegel is the founder of Infographic World, Inc. The company is one of the leading infographic creators in the U.S. and boasts a “who’s who” of clients on their roster. They claimed a “Best Infographic of 2011” honor from sodahead.com with a Steve Jobs tribute graphic.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Infographics 5

Chapter 1: Unlocking the Power of Infographics 7

Chapter 2: Exploring Infographics 19

Chapter 3: Designing Your Approach to Infographics 35

Part II: Starting with Data 57

Chapter 4: Informing Yourself 59

Chapter 5: Gathering Your Data 77

Chapter 6: Discovering the Story 93

Part III: Depicting with Delightful Design 115

Chapter 7: Creating Wireframes and Managing Mood Boards 117

Chapter 8: Designing Around a Theme 135

Chapter 9: Designing Infographics in Adobe Illustrator 153

Chapter 10: Designing Infographics in Photoshop 193

Chapter 11: Expanding Your Tools and Techniques 225

Part IV: Ready to Distribute 241

Chapter 12: Launching Your Infographic 243

Chapter 13: Promoting Your Infographic 255

Part V: The Part of Tens 273

Chapter 14: Ten Infographics Trends to Follow 275

Chapter 15: Ten Future Infographic Uses to Try Today 283

Index 291

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