Drew Skau

I'm a PhD CS Visualization student at UNCC with an undergrad in Architecture. I'm an Architect in a Computer Science world, and a Computer Scientist in an Architecture world.

7 Cardinal Sins Of Chartmaking

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7 Cardinal Sins Of Chartmaking

Charts are undeniably powerful tools for communication, but with great power comes great responsibility. Chart makers ... keep reading
14 Of 2014′s Best Information Designers and Animators

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14 Of 2014′s Best Information Designers and Animators

In the past few years, information design has been blossoming into a full industry. In 2014, designers and animators ... keep reading
Increase Your Reach By Expanding Your Visual Content Library

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Increase Your Reach By Expanding Your Visual Content Library

So you’ve got a blog and you’re posting on a regular schedule. That’s a great start. But your content ... keep reading
Are Infographics Dead?

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Are Infographics Dead?

Betterbridge’s law of headlines states that “Any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by ... keep reading
6 Tips For Marketing To Visually Impaired Customers

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6 Tips For Marketing To Visually Impaired Customers

According to the American Foundation for the Blind, 20.6 million people in the U.S. experience vision loss. ... keep reading
How To Use Appropriated Advertising Imagery Appropriately

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How To Use Appropriated Advertising Imagery Appropriately

Appropriation, or the act of re-using and re-purposing pre-existing imagery, has long been an effective communication ... keep reading
Adapting Your Marketing Strategy To Avoid Content Shock

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Adapting Your Marketing Strategy To Avoid Content Shock

As doom-and-gloom as content shock sounds (Part I), there is significant dissent in the marketing community as to the ... keep reading
The Great Content Shock: Why It’s Time To Rethink Your Content Marketing Strategy

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The Great Content Shock: Why It’s Time To Rethink Your Content Marketing Strategy

With the proliferation of search engine penalties, marketers are moving away from illicit online marketing strategies ... keep reading
How To Talk To Your Graphic Designer

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How To Talk To Your Graphic Designer

Designing anything from scratch is hard, especially when you’re new to working with a designer or design team. ... keep reading
How Content Marketing Measurement has Evolved

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How Content Marketing Measurement has Evolved

As content marketing has become a vital strategy for brands and agencies, the need to measure the success of that ... keep reading