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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Infographics We answer all your burning questions about infographics and give you seven resources for creating your own.

By Ann Handley

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Pity the humble infographic. Why? Because, like a Kardashian, it's ubiquitous and it inspires strong reactions--often negative.

SaveDelete.com, a blog with tech and computer marketing tips and news, published a roundup earlier this year of the "Top 13 Infographics that Mock Infographics." (Among them: the very meta data set "The Number of 'Infographics' I've Seen This Week" and "Infographs Are Ruining the Internet.")

But, done right, infographics can be a powerful marketing tool. They're easily shareable and portable, functioning as content party favors that allow your audience to repost the material on their own blog or site, thereby spreading your message for you.