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Micro-content: The Best Way to Diversify Your Content Strategy

Micro-content: The Best Way to Diversify Your Content Strategy

Design

If you want to develop a successful content marketing strategy these days, creating high-quality content is just the ... keep reading
The Most Important Ingredient of a Viral Video (it isn’t cats)

The Most Important Ingredient of a Viral Video (it isn’t cats)

Storytelling

There are many great YouTube personalities who can get hundreds of thousands of views with their jump-cut editing and ... keep reading
Your Design Work Doesn’t Need a Selfie

Your Design Work Doesn’t Need a Selfie

Design

One of my jobs as creative director at Visually is browsing the portfolios of prospective creative talent (those who ... keep reading
To Create Great Stories, Data Journalists Need to Meet Designers More Than Half Way

To Create Great Stories, Data Journalists Need to Meet Designers More Than Half Way

Storytelling

Data journalism is a relatively new (at least in name) field of reporting. The amount of data created in our lives and ... keep reading
The Federal Budget, Visualized: Death and Taxes 2014

The Federal Budget, Visualized: Death and Taxes 2014

Data

Ten years ago, I created the first in what would become a hugely popular series of annual visualizations of the federal ... keep reading
Orders of Magnitude

Orders of Magnitude

Design

Infographics often deal with large numbers or large concepts, with the goal of making the viewer understand just how ... keep reading
The Hierarchy of Designer Skills

The Hierarchy of Designer Skills

Design

When I evaluate a designer for potential inclusion into the Visually Marketplace, I have very little time to assess ... keep reading
How to Go Viral, Every Time

How to Go Viral, Every Time

Design

Everyone wants their content to go viral. It’s the holy grail of marketing. It can turn companies and product ... keep reading
How to Get Noticed by a Creative Director: Notes from a Thousand Portfolios

How to Get Noticed by a Creative Director: Notes from a Thousand Portfolios

Design

source Part of my role as Creative Director at Visual.ly is to evaluate infographic designer candidates and make sure ... keep reading
Visualizing Super PAC Spending

Visualizing Super PAC Spending

Design

SuperPACs are required to report their spending in some decent detail. That’s a lot of data that’s just ... keep reading