Week 8: Photos, graphics, and illustrations

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For all the content you create, you should think about the best format for the story (is it written? Photos? Video? A short story told using infographics?)

No matter which format you choose, imagery is really, really important. Scroll quickly through one of your social feeds and make a note of the posts that make you pause – it’s really likely they contain an image.

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#2: Beautiful information

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
THE CHALLENGE:

 

Using Canva, make an infographic on one of the following topics:

    • Creativity
    • Study
    • Motivation
    • Looking after yourself

When you’re done:

Download your infographic from Canva.

Post it to your WordPress site with an appropriate headline.

If you’re feeling brave, share the post link to our section Facebook group with the hashtag #ContentChallenge.

Need some help getting started?

New to Canva?
Sign up for a free account.
It’s pretty intuitive to use, but if you’d prefer a step-by-step, here’s a good one.
Use one of the infographic templates to get started.

No idea what to make your infographic about?
First up, choose one of the four topics above.

Next, research more about the topic. A bit of googling will help a lot. Make sure your sources are good.

Then, narrow down the focus of your topic.

eg. Creativity could become ‘5 ideas to make you more creative’.

My infographic is looking too cluttered!
Good infographics tend to rely on strong, bold images, and keep the word count comparatively low.

If you’ve edited down the number of words and it still looks cluttered, try changing the sizes of things. Make the big things bigger, and the small text smaller.

Ask for a second opinion if you’ve got one handy 😉