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Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW

Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW

Topic: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them?. Hosts: Deborah @SocialWebCafe and Da Vinci @TheBlogWorkshop

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  4. I am here! How about you? RT @socialwebcafe: Welcome to the #SocialCafe #TBW Chat at our weekly Tues 9pm EDT slot
  5. I am here! How about you? RT @socialwebcafe: Welcome to the #SocialCafe #TBW Chat at our weekly Tues 9pm EDT slot
  6. I am here! How about you? RT @socialwebcafe: Welcome to the #SocialCafe #TBW Chat at our weekly Tues 9pm EDT slot
  7. This #SocialCafe Chat hour we will chat with about Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #chattingNow #TBW
  8. RT @socialwebcafe: This #SocialCafe Chat hour we will chat with about Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #chattingNow #TBW
  9. Today our topic is: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #TBW
  10. Last week we talked about QR codes & came up with awesome uses for them. Check the summary at:  http://sw.bcafe.co/50 CaSocialCafeTBW
  11. Great topic! RT @socialwebcafe: Today our topic is: Infographics: What Are They & How Can I Use Them? #SocialCafe #tbw
  12. My first time here...I'm sure that it will be informative. #SocialCafe
  13. Q1 They get spread on Pinterest as crazy => Means more traffic to your site! #SocialCafe #TBW
  14. A1. It's funny because in the beginning our only infographic experience came from what we saw on Pinterest #SocialCafe #TBW
  15. Q1 For some reason people make the VERY long. Any reason? (like old ugly landing pages that work!) #SocialCafe #TBW
  16. Welcome! Glad to have you here ;) RT @CreativelyYours: My first time here...I'm sure that it will be infor #TBW #SocialCafe #socialcafe
  17. A1. Now we've been able to work more on getting infographics that fit our site & information we want to get out there #SocialCafe #TBW
  18. A1 I use them on at least 2 of my blogs. I am thinking of using them more regularly. #SocialCafe #TBW
  19. RT @seosmarty: Q1 They get spread on Pinterest as crazy => Means more traffic to your site! #SocialCafe #TBW #socialcafe
  20. At times infographics can be slightly intimidating for newbies, BUT they're excellent traffic drivers and quick reads #SocialCafe #TBW
  21. .@socialwebcafe the most effective #infographics we've used were ones that were interactive and dynamic #TBW #socialcafe
  22. @seosmarty The really long infographics? That is an interesting point. How long does an infographic have to be? #TBW #socialcafe
  23. The key to infographics is they make it easy to find, sort, arrange and present information #SocialCafe #TBW
  24. @jameshicks Yes, interactive and dynamic is good. I also love color, personally. #TBW #socialcafe
  25. .@socialwebcafe I am not sure how long but many of them take like 3-4 scrolls! I don't get why make them so huge? #SocialCafe #TBW
  26. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: The key to infographics is they make it easy to find, sort, arrange and present information #SocialCafe #TBW
  27. When thinking about making your own infographics consider the types; statistical, geographical, educational, etc #SocialCafe #TBW
  28. @seosmarty I wonder if they think it will be missed. Like longer is better. I like the shorter, concise ones. #TBW #socialcafe
  29. Me too, and they make better job making information easier to consume unlike ling ones @socialwebcafe: I like the shorter #TBW #socialcafe
  30. Check out this month’s episode of Social Web Cafe TV  http://www.socialwebcafe.tv  subscribe to the podcast #SocialSocialCafeTBW
  31. @seosmarty @socialwebcafe I agree, the best infographics are always easy to glace at with minimal scroll #SocialCafe #TBW
  32. @EileenCCampos Hi Eileen, thanks for joining us tonight! Do you use infographics much? #SocialCafe #TBW
  33. I'm all for your self-plugs, Ann @seosmarty Friends, this lady knows her stuff (more than I could list in a tweet)... #TBW #socialcafe
  34. @EileenCCampos Awesome! You're in the right place tonight :), did you check out the new site? #SocialCafe #TBW
  35. @EileenCCampos Ah, no worries! You were missed but we're glad you're here tonight :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  36. Q2 What are some effective ways you’ve seen infographics used? #SocialCafe #TBW
  37. Q2 What are some effective ways you’ve seen infographics used? #SocialCafe #TBW
  38. Q2 What are some effective ways you’ve seen infographics used? #SocialCafe #TBW
  39. A1 I like re-packaging my research into infographics. It's like giving your article the second life #SocialCafe #TBW
  40. A2 For the research-based, 400-600 word article that accompanies the infographic is nice. #SocialCafe #TBW
  41. I need to use more infographics I love them on pinterest #SocialCafe #TBW
  42. A2. We definitely love when an infographic is used in conjunction with an article or summary. #SocialCafe #TBW
  43. I remember the first time I saw [INFOGRAPHIC] in a tweet, I was wondering why they stated the obvious. #TBW #socialcafe
  44. A2. Use Infographics in presentations or reference pieces for videos & articles. When doing so incorportate your branding #SocialCafe #TBW
  45. The benefit of an infographic in conjunction with an article is that it can appeal to two types of readers #TBW #socialcafe
  46. That's what we require in our Infographics Gallery at @myblogguest RT @TheBlogWorkshop: A2. an infographic +an article #SocialCafe #TBW
  47. +Search engine :) RT @socialwebcafe: The benefit of an infographic+an article is that it can appeal to two types of readers #TBW #socialcafe
  48. A2 I had a colleague make an infographic outbid his resume....outstanding! #Socialcafe
  49. I always thought of Infographics as only for delivering research, but it is more. #TBW #socialcafe
  50. A2 I have also seen some sports teams statistics in infographic form #Socialcafe
  51. re: MBG The nice thing, is that there is an opportunity to suggest your own version of the article portion too. #TBW #socialcafe
  52. @ToddInKC Really? That is cool. Do you have a link, by chance? Love to see it. #TBW #socialcafe
  53. @TheBlogWorkshop @socialwebcafe <3 infographx. Downloaded a program last yr, turns out I'm pretty lousy at it. LOL #SocialCafe #TBW
  54. Think of what message you want to tell & create a story board, like comics... that's an easy way to tackle infographics #SocialCafe #TBW
  55. @DanRMorris I did, too. And, I noticed we just scratched the surface... so much more there. & we d/n even get to SEO #TBW #socialcafe
  56. RT @socialwebcafe: The benefit of an infographic in conjunction with an article is that it can appeal to two types of readers #SocialCafe
  57. @ToddInKC That's AWESOME! Such an innovative use, shows how endless the possibilities are. #SocialCafe #TBW
  58. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: @ToddInKC Thats AWESOME! Such an innovative use, shows how endless the possibilities are. #SocialCafe #TBW
  59. RT ‏@ToddInKC "A2 I had a colleague make an infographic outbid his resume....outstanding!" #SocialCafe #TBW
  60. I love that infographics used to be thought of in such a stuffy way as "data" deliverers but with tools like Pinterest #SocialCafe #TBW
  61. A2 My client uses infographics to visualize and promote 6-month event schedule (they are into sports) #SocialCafe #TBW
  62. A2 My client uses infographics to visualize and promote 6-month event schedule (they are into sports) #SocialCafe #TBW
  63. people are definitely expanding the usage of an infographics and many niches are using them creatively #SocialCafe #TBW
  64. Q3 What are some helpful tools and resources for creating infographics? #SocialCafe #TBW
  65. I've been trying to figure out how to create one for my niche...I'll find a way. #SocialCafe
  66. RT @socialwebcafe: Q3 What are some helpful tools and resources for creating infographics? #SocialCafe #TBW #SocialCafe
  67. @seosmarty It's amazing to see how much social media has made it's way into the mainstream, seeing it used on @espn, etc #SocialCafe #TBW
  68. Q3 What are some helpful tools and resources for creating infographics? #SocialCafe #TBW
  69. Q3 What are some helpful tools and resources for creating infographics? #SocialCafe #TBW
  70. Q3 What are some helpful tools and resources for creating infographics? #SocialCafe #TBW
  71. RT @TheBlogWorkshop: Q3 What are some helpful tools and resources for creating infographics? #SocialCafe #TBW
  72. @CreativelyYours I drew it on paper and had a graphics guy put it together. I don't have time for that myself. #socialcafe #tbw
  73. @TheBlogWorkshop I would love to know where to get infographics for blog posts. #SocialCafe #TBW
  74. @CreativelyYours There are excellent tools out there, like the one in the article @seosmarty just tweeted #TBW #socialcafe
  75. @PinkMama68 Ohhh SOOOOO many options! @myblogguest is an awesome resource for infographics in many categories :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  76. Wow - I'm going to have my work cut out for me :) Great links in chat! Summary may take a bit, but will include links #TBW #socialcafe
  77. At least you have time to draw it :) @DanRMorris: @CreativelyYours I don't have time for that myself. #socialcafe #tbw
  78. A3 I like visual.ly @Visually it's very easy to use and effective #Socialcafe
  79. @PinkMama68 Hi Pam :) I like to use MyBlogGuest because it also gives u an easy way to reach author/designer #TBW #socialcafe
  80. There's always room for more GREAT infographics, don't be afraid to make one if you don't find what you need #SocialCafe #TBW
  81. @DanRMorris Then it is good I wasn't calling it that. lol Thanks, Dan, for feedback. #TBW #socialcafe
  82. I have spent many hrs perusing there. RT @ToddInKC: A3 I like visual.ly @Visually it's very easy to use and effective #TBW #socialcafe
  83. What are your thoughts are using #infographics that have been used elsewhere. Is there an "overuse" point? #TBW #socialcafe
  84. Make sure if you make your own infographics to share on the web, you brand them well :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  85. Make sure if you make your own infographics to share on the web, you brand them well :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  86. I say there's always a way to create AWESOME context and wrap it there RT @socialwebcafe: Is there an "overuse" point? #TBW #socialcafe
  87. @seosmarty @socialwebcafe I agree, we all have our own unique voice and ways to add glitter to information #SocialCafe #TBW
  88. @seosmarty @socialwebcafe I agree, we all have our own unique voice and ways to add glitter to information #SocialCafe #TBW
  89. Q4 Please share some of your favorite inforgraphics. #SocialCafe #TBW
  90. You know, that is excellent way to start 1 MT @DanRMorris: I drew it on paper #SocialCafe #TBW
  91. RT @seosmarty: I say there's always a way to create AWESOME context and wrap it there Re: Is there an "overuse" point? #TBW #socialcafe
  92. A4 The Difference between Nerd, Dork, and Geek Explained by a Venn Diagram  http://bit.ly/96QK1j#SocialCafe  #TBW
  93. A4 the hard part is remembering the REALLY good ones #Socialcafe
  94. I'm def a geek. Cool > RT @seosmarty: A4 The Difference between Nerd, Dork, and Geek Explained by a Venn Diagram  http://bit.ly/96QK1j#SocialCafe  #TBW
  95. You can benefit from @seosmarty 's research/knowledge & subscribe to MyBlogGuest Podcast on iTunes  http://sw.bcafe.co/mbgpodcast  #SocialCafe #TBW
  96. It's official... (like we NEEDED an infographic to tell us this) I'm a Nerd ;) #SocialCafe #TBW
  97. Me too :) RT @TheBlogWorkshop: It's official... (like we NEEDED an infographic to tell us this) I'm a Nerd ;) #SocialCafe #TBW
  98. @ToddInKC I hear ya I started a pinterest board to track them Great way to "bookmark" them #TBW #socialcafe
  99. Does anyone have a pinterest board dedicated to infographics? Please do share so we can follow #TBW #socialcafe
  100. RT @socialwebcafe: Does anyone have a pinterest board dedicated to infographics? Please do share so we can follow #TBW #SocialCafe
  101. Yep, stay tuned as we are introducing elite content level! RT @DanRMorris: You're the MyBlogGuest lady? I like that site. #socialcafe #tbw
  102. @socialwebcafe Yes ma'am *pushes glasses up, takes puff from inhaler & dabs eyes from allergies,sinuses are in check today* #SocialCafe #TBW
  103. So, ROFL, Dan..In good way. RT @DanRMorris: @seosmarty You're the MyBlogGuest lady? That's cool. I like that site. #TBW #socialcafe
  104. Thank you for joining us, @seosmarty We appreciate you sharing about the @myblogguest infographic gallery! :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  105. Yeah, like he said, we only scratched the surface the other day RT @TheBlogWorkshop: Dan is hilarious! #TBW #socialcafe
  106. Next Week’s Twitter Chat & Hangout: Are You Pinterested? Share your experiences: the good, the bad, the ugly #SocialCafe #TBW
  107. @socialwebcafe thanks for having me! Calendar and reminders will be soon at TwChat, so I won't miss any cool chats! #SocialCafe #TBW
  108. Missed the #SocialCafe ? Stay tuned for Tweets letting your know the archive/summary is ready. #TBW
  109. Another AWESOME #SocialCafe #TBW chat! Thank you @myblogguest for joining us to discuss Infographics, hope you all learned something new :)
  110. @seosmarty Cool! Majorly looking forward to it. I'll try not to put you on the spot more than Phil. lol #TBW #socialcafe
  111. Thank u for joining us for #SocialCafe #TBW Twitter Chat. Feel free to keep chatting, just wanted to let you know we appreciate u!
  112. Next Week’s Twitter Chat & Hangout: Are You Pinterested? Share your experiences: the good, the bad, the ugly #SocialCafe #TBW
  113. @seosmarty Impossible. You are too sweet :) After hangouts, I start talking Western Canada & Phil starts talking American #TBW #socialcafe
  114. Yup! If the Lord says the same, you surely will! :-) @TheBlogWorkshop @socialwebcafe @tbw Night night! See ya next week :) #SocialCafe #TBW
  115. lol RT @socialwebcafe: After hangouts, I start talking Western Canada & Phil starts talking American #TBW #socialcafe
  116. Ah ;) U2 RT @alinterpretatio: @socialwebcafe Ayiiieee! My pleasure! It helps that youre all good peeps! :-) #SocialCafe #TBW

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