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Looking for Ways to Improve Your Infographics? Check Out The Great Tips Offered Here

For over two decades I worked in journalism. I came away with a lot of information from those years, but none perhaps so pronounced as the fact that a picture is assuredly worth a thousand words.

Whether it was adding a graphic element to a story or to an advertisement, it was well-known that the right one would increase interest. Done well,  the visual after getting your attention, clarifies the words that might accompany it. A writer might paint a picture with his prose, but an artist or photographer leave nothing to the imagination. The images they produce draw the viewer in to the story they paint or photograph.

There's no better way to get people to notice your message than by adding visual elements to facts and information.

This is the purpose of infographics, where text and images combine to present data in a clear, concise manner. Together they educate, build awareness and market strategically everything from products to people.  Studies have shown that a good infographi…

When Good Friends Gather It's Time to Bring Out the Camera. These Tips will Help You Get the Best Results

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." — Marcel Proust

The blessing of friendships is one that should never be taken for granted. Friends listen when we need them, keep us honest, support us and love us — warts and all.  Time spent in their company can be energizing and cathartic.

I'm extremely grateful for the 'charming gardeners' in my life, those who I feel very fortunate to count as friends. Unfortunately, however, many of them are not as geographically close as I would like, thus resulting in our times together being far more infrequent than I would like.  One particular group of cherished old gal pals and I have been trying to get together for an outing for several months. As is often the case, of course, life has found ways to alter our plans and we've faced postponement after postponement. 

One of the realities around which we must schedule our gatherings is employment, of course.…