This week in Advanced Social Media and Personal Branding, we spent most of the class giving feedback over our info-graphics. Making the info-graphic was harder than I expected it to be. Between finding a good clean design, and making all of my information clean and concise, it took me a couple of hours to complete mines. However, I did spend most of my time looking for a design. After we were done critiquing each others info-graphic, we discussed some marketing terms in detail.
The Importance of Info-graphics
In my college career i never understood the importance of info-graphics. I mean yes I had to make some info-graphics for assignments, but I always asked does this even effect me. So did some research, and I found out that companies use info-graphics to boost their web traffic 12 percent faster than those who don’t. Check out this quick video on the importance of info-graphics.
However, even after watching this highly instructional video I still have doubts. Yes, info-graphics are indeed useful, if you are a digital marketer. However, I want to be a sports journalist, so i conducted more research. But this time I asked if it is useful for a sports journalist. According to Buchananpr.com info-graphics are indeed necessary for journalism. From engaging the audience with beautiful visual, to saving reporters time by getting to the point. For the more information click the link above.
With this new information in mind i came to the conclusion that info-graphics are needed no matter which career field. However, if your info-graphic should be appealing to the eye. Thanks to to Ike’s classes I know that my info-graphics are top notch. As proven in class, by my info-graphic which is easily top 5.
Next Week Assignment
For our next week assignment we have to complete the Make a Website section using Code Academy. The complete section takes an estimated four hours to complete. There is just one thing I want to say to you all about this.
Good Luck 😀
Oh yeah!! the snacks or snakes this week were OK at best. the Tim-bits were kind of nasty, except for the blueberry ones. This week I demand some birthday flavored cookies, and some root beer flavored pop tarts too.
- Do you think info-graphics are important for your career field? Yes or No?
- Why do you think info-graphics are becoming to important in this day and age?
- What are your thoughts on the Code Academy?