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A Tale of Two Cows

Visually recently published an infographic that illustrated a joke from the 1940s. The story in the joke was roughly the same as the story has always …

8 Hilarious Infographics

Humor is a fickle thing. One person’s laugh-out-loud joke is another person’s head-scratcher. Some people strive for the perfect pun, while others …

Edward Tufte Kills a Kitten

Edward Tufte

Visually Blog 20 Great Visualizations of 2011 | Visually Blog

As the popularity of visualizations grows, so does their range and quality. Here’s a list of 20 of the best Static Visualizations, Interactive …

Data Visualization

Doodle art: 52 great examples

Doodling is a great, fun way of expressing yourself. But it's often underrated as an art form. Yet doodle art can help you learn how to draw and make …

Before And After: How MTV Gave One Nonprofit A Makeover And Got Schooled In Social Storytelling

By Lydia Dishman6 minute Read<p>“We have a very tough product to sell.” That’s Mindy Tarlow, the CEO of Center for Employment Opportunities. You can’t …

MTV

Insanely Demented Animated Short MAN SPAGHETTI

Why brands need to invest in a mobile relationship strategy

News that mobile advertising spend has more than doubled is great for everyone in the mobile ecosystem. The bad news is there's a serious risk of …

Use Sales Linguistics to Structure Winning Presentations

During the past few months I’ve sat through hundreds of presentations while attending conferences and the company meetings of my clients. Overall, I would rate half of them as being average and a quarter of them as just plain terrible. How can we all work to improve those numbers?<p>There’s an …

SmartVideo Summit Panel Recap Bridging Brand Performance Advertising

We’ve seen tremendous growth in online video ad consumption over the last couple of years. Online video advertising revenues topped $1 billion in the …

Hearst Magazines

Don't Fix the Present, Create the Future

Creating an ideal future can often make present problems irrelevant. Here are five ideas to help you make your future fix-it free.<p>The title for this column came from a trusted mentor, author, and futurist Watts Wacker. I heard this at a conference in 1999, and as a mantra it's given me direction …

Employment

No Future: Present Shock and Why Our Now-Fixation Has Changed Everything From Advertising To Politics

By Teressa Iezzilong Read<p>“I’m working at a reasonable pace where I can focus, intently and undisturbed, for long periods of time on the important …

SlideShark now lets you broadcast presentations live from your iPhone and iPad

As if SlideShark’s ability to accurately replay your PowerPoint presentations from the cloud on iOS devices wasn’t useful enough, the app can now let anyone watch along live as you present your slides.<p>It’s the logical next step for SlideShark, which has cemented itself as one of the simplest ways …

When Presenting Your Data, Get to the Point Fast

Projecting your data on slides puts you at an immediate disadvantage: When you’re giving a presentation, people can’t pull the numbers in for a closer look or take as much time to examine them as they can with a report or a white paper. That’s why you need to direct their attention. What do you …

Broadcast your mobile presentation to remote attendees

With the new SlideShark Broadcasting service, presenters can invite remote attendees to follow along with PowerPoint content being shared on their …

iPad presentation startup Showpad snags $2M, will open NYC office in May

European tablet presentation startup Showpad has raised $2 million in its first round of funding to help more enterprise companies use iPads for work and to grow its business in the United States.<p>Showpad offers up software that turns iPads and other tablets into sales and presentation tools. The …

Selling without slides