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We’ve recently made a bunch of awesome changes to Visage – many we’re quite stoked on. Over the last 16 months since we launched our new editor, we’ve listened and watched carefully to understand what kinds of graphics you’re wanting to create. What we found is that many folks are not just making marketing content, but

From the funny to the ridiculous and anywhere in between, so much hype is placed on Super Bowl commercials—learning that a 30 second ad cost more than $5 million dollars blew my mind. But most of these multimillion-dollar ads (many having nothing to do with the actual products) fail to make me more inclined to

Technology fads are met with a variety of responses: some people need it, some are moderately interested in it, and some want nothing to do with it. Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are the newest arrivals. They come with plenty of hype, but will they really break through? Though they’re exciting, these technologies

What is a brand? How do you ensure yours is strong (and real)? At Visage and Column Five, we find that when our partners struggle to craft a unifying brand story, it’s because they don’t entirely know who they are. It’s not surprising. It’s tough work that requires deep self-reflection about your core purpose, vision,

E-books give you the opportunity to establish yourself as a thought leader while providing your audience with content they want to engage with. If you don’t have a couple of publications in a virtual library, you’re missing out. But know that e-book readers are just as selective as traditional consumers, and they won’t settle for

Reports help your business in every way. The information—especially data—communicated shows what you’re doing right, what you’re doing wrong, and how you could do things better. But the story and insights are only effective if they are properly presented. In this series, we show you the 4 steps to crafting a killer report that makes an impact.

Just like people judge a book by its cover, visitors will judge your blog by your blog photos. Therefore, it’s important to put thought behind each image. If you’re new to photo design, these 12 tips will help you avoid rookie mistakes. 1. If you’re sticking with stock, make sure it doesn’t suck People wouldn’t make

Depending on what kind of data you’re presenting, bar charts may be the best way to display your information. (For more help deciding which chart will display your data, check out our blog post). If a bar chart is the right format, here are 12 design tips to make sure you’re visualizing the data as

The best way to make a great infographic? Make sure it has great data. It’s the key to telling a good story and—when properly visualized—makes that story more memorable. But where do you get that data? You may have some in-house. You may have come across an interesting study. Or you may need to start

When it comes to the content you create and where and when you post it, it’s important to consider your audience.On the go and always distracted, they’re often more available for a quick snack rather than an entire formal dinner party. Lower the barrier to your content’s success, and fill a spoon instead of a