The Best Infographics to Help You Create Smart Content

These days, creating online content and gaining results can get pretty overwhelming. There are countless vehicles to use, plenty of social media sites to distribute on, and more than enough platforms to create it on. It's easy to get lost in the whirlwind of tactics, strategy and tools. So I thought it would be a good idea to compile some of the best infographics out there to help us through our content creation efforts and maximize results. Check them out below!

Ideas on how to create compelling content

First, you'll need an idea on what to write and how you'll write it. Need some inspiration? Look no further.  Here's an infographic by WebSearch SEO on 16 different tips to get your creative juices flowing.

Compelling Content Creation - 16 Steps to Success

Ideas for your business blog

For business bloggers, here's a great infographic by Wishpond. It lists out 12 blog post ideas that drive traffic and convert new leads for your business!

Visual content

What is it about visual storytelling that works? The simple truth is that our brains process visuals more efficiently than text. Because of that, visual content is more interesting, engaging and effective. So how can you benefit from it?  Check out this infographic by Column Five to learn more about creating effective visual communication.

How to create viral content

The next infograhic (by WhoIsHostingThis) provides a brief lesson in viral psychology.  The research and tips are backed by Jonah Berger, NYT and WSJ bestselling author of Contagious. It shows what kind of content drives shares, how emotion is a big player of contagious content and six key drivers that shape viral content. It's a good one to pin to the desk when you're creating content!

Content and distribution

Your online content's performance can be amplified by little changes such as: the call to action, optimizing the copy for search, the post's timing, using images and even the placement of social-media buttons. Below, the infographic by Onboardly and Column Five shows you just that.

The best content is created for real people

While these are all helpful and valuable tips, the best advice I can give you is to always write for your audience. Your content will perform on its own when it is written for them. But how do you know if you're nailing it on head? Check out our own infographic on how Atomic Reach makes sure your content will resonate with your audience.



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