Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 9. Visual Media
"Our focus has shifted from Social Media to VISUAL Social Media.
"Videos and photos are more likely to get clicked and shared on social media.
"This article takes a look at the rise of visual content - and why 2014 will be the year of visuals.
"In this post, we will dig deep into some statistics and facts to further convince of why eLearning developers should embrace visuals when creating their courses," writes Karla Gutierrez in a piece at ShiftLearning.
According to Carrie Cousins (photo, left), "Text is not an afterthought in the design process.
According to Pamela Wilson, "Your website is like a dark cave.
In this video the editors at Wipster interview key people in the industry.
"According to Fast Company, Instagram is becoming an important part of the hiring process for some employers, especially in more creative fields.
Jerry Saltz covers the topic at Vulture.
This video presentation by Professor Patricia Jenkinson describes the process of perception and helps explain why we each perceive the world in a unique way.
"Professionals of any level and in any industry can benefit from having their own site, and if you set it up right and maintain it, you can get it to the top of the search results page," writes Richard Feloni in a piece featured at BusinessInsider.
Catherine Rampell (photo, left) is an economics reporter at The New York Times.
"It's estimated that 2% of the world's population suffers from face blindness, or prosopagnosia, a neurological condition preventing people from recognizing faces.
"The big upside of Instagram for companies is the ability to easily develop a communication strategy about their products and services that is by essence more direct and engaging than that of their website, which tends to be more institutional and corporate," writes François Mathieu at Pikock.
To view the entire infographic click on the image or the link below.
According to John Brownlee (photo, left), "In a world where inbox zero is the ultimate goal, who cares about good typography?
"There’s more information at your fingertips than ever before, and yet people are overwhelmed by it.
Teaching oral communication on Pinterest.
This collection of resources for business communication and business writing instructors focus on a wide variety of media, including videos, infographics, PowerPoints, PDFs, and podcasts, covering every relevant topic so you can keep your course fresh and up to date.
Randy Krum features an infographic on the topic.
Check out a Pinterest page of data visualizations.
"Imagine not being able to recognize your mother, your spouse or your own children.