How to: Make Facts and Figures Fascinating and Friendly! Web, Broadcast, Print, Powerpoint

A better way to showcase stats
Better ways to show off stats!
*updated 6/15/10 scroll all the way down for bonus links to infographics including 40 fantastic infographics!

Ok, you’re excited! You’ve done the research to turn up sales figures that will turn heads but what the heck are you going to do with a list of arbitrary numbers on a spreadsheet?!? How do you turn a dry static stat riddled excel sheet into a sea of emotional sizzle??? Well, if you haven’t met already, let me introduce you to the “Infographic” and it’s video partner.

Below you’ll find examples of entertaining, fascinating and powerful visuals that were surely, at one point, completely boring piles of facts & figures!

The INFOGRAPHIC VIDEO: This is a great example of how to shape research into a series of powerful examples everyone can relate.

The INFOGRAPHIC: Without a doubt the combination of rapid growth & the “measurement factor” of online advertising is driving the buzz surrounding social networking but, even still, there are few LESS interesting things than web stats! Here’s a great way to showcase figures that would be otherwise eye glazing. Click for a larger view.

Facebook: What You Probably Didn't Know
Infographic Facebook: What You Probably Didn't Know

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Infographic The Tiger Woods Economy
Infographic The Tiger Woods Economy

 

Amazing way to showcase stats
Great infographic on match making

 

 

5 More Infographics

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How Are Teens Using Their Cell Phones? [infographic]

The 20 Best Companies to Work for in 2010 [Infographic]

Everything You Need To Know About Twitter (Infographic)

The Facebook Story In An Infographic

Got great examples for ways to showcase stats in pics or videos? Love to see them! Please share in the comments!

Bonus “how to” link: The Anatomy of an Infographic: 5 Steps to creating a powerful visual

BONUS #2: @GuyKawasaki: 40 fantastic infographics http://is.gd/cPz2W

Good luck!

@richardbouchez

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Time on Facebook and Twitter soars! Blogs lead the pack and FB is king!

Global consumers spent more than five and half hours on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in Dec. 2009, an 82% increase from the same time last year according to Nielsen. Social networks and blogs led mediums in terms of ave. time spent in Dec., followed by online games and instant messaging. With 206.9 million unique visitors, Facebook was the No. 1 global social networking destination in Dec. 2009 and 67% of global social media users visited the site during the month. Time spent on Facebook has also been on the rise, with global users spending nearly six hours per month on the site. While the U.S. had the largest number of social media users, Australia actually led in terms of ave. time spent on social media sites.

Average Time Spent per Person on Social Media Sites – December 2009
Country       Unique Audience (000)   Time per Person (hh:mm:ss)
United States        142,052      6:09:13
Japan                     46,558       2:50:21
Brazil                     31,345       4:33:10
United Kingdom      29,129      6:07:54
Germany                28,057       4:11:45
France                    26,786       4:04:39
Spain                     19,456       5:30:55
Italy                       18,256       6:00:07
Australia                  9,895        6:52:28
Switzerland              2,451        3:54:34
Source: The Nielsen Co.

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Richard Bouchez is a certified Inbound Marketing professional specializing in Social Media Marketing & New Media content development. Richard’s web, audio & video work has been honored with Emmy, Promax & CBA awards.

Direction & Registration Link: Chicago Small Business Expo July 17th

*Reposted from Chicago City Treasurer.com

Friday, July 17, 2009

8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Register Now

UIC Forum

725 West Roosevelt Road (directions)

Entrance on Roosevelt and Union Street

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Attendees – ample parking is located two blocks west of the UIC Forum at 1135 S. Morgan St. Lot 5. – at a discounted price of $6.75. The discount is for Lot 5 only.

For additional information, call (312) 744-EXPO (3976)

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Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs

July 02, 2008 (312) 744-8122

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Be an Ambassador! Chicago Small Business Expo

SMALL BUSINESS EXPO FRIDAY, JULY 17th – Be an Expo Ambassador

*Register now for Friday’s Small Business Expo!

Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie D. Neely is proud to announce the launch of the 2009 Small Business Expo Ambassador Program. Latest research being used by the Flashpoint Academy of Chicago indicates the in this world of social media – 55% of people get their news from their friends and family!

In the spirit of a new generation of communication –

EXPO AMBASSADORS ARE – Those groups helping communicate our message about the Free Small Business Expo on Friday, July 17th at the UIC Forum to their networks of 250 or more. These links will remain listed through the EXPO.

Any group getting 25 mentions or more will be listed on the EXPO AMBASSADOR Page of the City Treasurers Website – throughout 2009

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE AN EXPO AMBASSDOR EMAIL businessplans@cityofchicago.org

www.chicagocitytreasurer.com

  1. Steve Bernas – President and the team – Better Business Bureau Chicago and Northern Illinois www.bbb.org
  2. Richard Bouchez – CEO- www.InovediaMarketing.com
  3. Rosemary Reeves – CEO – www.womeneye.com

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Announcing “One Hour Mentor” forum: Chicago Small Business Expo

If you would like to be in the 10am “One Hour Mentor” forum at the Expo with top Chicago Business Leaders – send “ONE HOUR MENTOR” in the subject line to businessplans@cityofchicago.org (space is highly limited)

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Office of the City Treasurer
Stephanie Neely Treasurer Contact: Public Affairs
July 02, 2008 (312) 744-8122
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