Infographics, or information graphics, have been all over the Internet lately.Infographics can be effective on your website to add appeal, uniqueness, professionalism and overall interest.
What is an infographic, exactly? You've probably seen one before, but had no idea it was called an infographic. Below is an example from Daily Infographic:
|An example infographic about coffee.|
The above infographic is a great example. They can be serious, or silly. Possibilities are endless, really. Be careful not to add too much information to the infographic. It is easy to make an infographic very cluttered and hard to read. Adding sources to your infographic is always a must. Users like to see where the statistics and information came from. The sources like to get credit for having their information on the infographic as well.
One of the most important parts of an infographic is, obviously, the graphics. If your artwork isn't that great, hire a graphic designer to do the job. Let's be honest, no one wants to look at an ugly infographic.