While I would recommend blogging for most businesses, some might find microblogging more suited to their needs. If you perhaps have a small business with a younger target market, you don’t feel like corporate blogging would be appealing to your market, then microblogging might be the path you want to go down.
I’ve stumbled across some weird blogs in my time. Recently I came across one called Breadedcats.com. People take pictures of their cats with a piece of bread framing its face and send it in. Apparently that’s a thing.
The most useful handmade visualisations date back to the 1600s when people were confronted with a passel of possibilities to make information more meaningful. One can think back to the cartographer, William Smith, who drew the first sketch of Britain in 1815, Francis Galton’s weather map and even Florence Nightingale’s circular area charts that explain the health conditions of British soldiers in 1875.
We often find ourselves asking how we are supposed to make sense of data when we are bombarded with a myriad of numbers and information. Let’s get serious. Nowadays, you do not need to fear when data visualisation is near.
From graphs to maps to interactive timelines, you are now able to choose how you would like to represent data in order to tell a comprehensible story. What is more thrilling is that anyone can use these data visualisation tools and experiment with their creativity while doing so.