Posts tagged with Linklove

How to create the perfect infographic

Once a fun and useful way of presenting data in an easy-to-digest format, infographics have been overused to the point that their reputation is close to ruin.

And yet the truth is that they are still a brilliant way of gaining shares and, more importantly, links back to your site. Our regular infographic roundup remains one of the most consistently popular posts each week.

The trick is to avoid churning out an ugly, unreadable infographic just for some cheap exposure, and concentrate on creating something genuinely valuable for a specific audience. We've previously blogged five free online tools that can help with this process.

At Distilled’s LinkLove conference infographic designer Claire Stokoe gave a talk on how to create the perfect infographic, and it turns out that the fundamentals aren’t that difficult. However getting it right takes a bit more effort.


LINKLOVE! What we’ve been reading about this week

Here’s a collection of some of the more interesting e-commerce and marketing-related articles (and pictures) that we’ve been chomping on this week. 


LINKLOVE! What do you mean, I can't link to your website?

Here's today's roundup of things to read, watch and play with, for your considerable delight... 


LINKLOVE! Today's links roundup from Econsultancy

In today's links roundup, the Online Fashion 100, video SEO, how Facebook handles half a billion users, and words to avoid in email subject lines... 

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LINKLOVE! Econsultancy's roundup of interesting links

I've been suffering from a full-blown case of manflu this week. It strikes me that flu must have been even more boring in a pre-internet age. Here are some of the links that have been keeping me sane in the past few days...


LINKLOVE! Today's links roundup from Econsultancy

In today's links roundup, reaction to another Daily Mail scare story about Twitter, as well as posts on infographics, and SEO opportunities for retailers... 


LINKLOVE! Today's links roundup from Econsultancy

Today’s linklove is brought to you by, lashings of ice cream and the cheapest of cheap sunglasses. London is HOT today.

Here are a few things that have caught our eye lately…

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LINKLOVE! Mercedes Benz meets the iPad

A roundup of the links we've been checking out today...


LINKLOVE! Yahoo CEO in plain English campaign

Here’s Econsultancy’s daily roundup of links for your considerable delight. A special mention today goes to the no-nonsense Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, whom we'd like to congratulate for her commendable use of plain English instead of corporatespeak. 


LINKLOVE! A £420 iPad app, and a dress to match

In a stunning new development we have decided to launch ‘LINKLOVE!’, which is a roundup of some of the more interesting, insightful or weird links we’ve seen.

I’ve always believed that reading is 20% of the job for most internet pros, so here’s some juicy thoughtfood to help you keep your brain fresh…