Tuesday, February 01, 2011
The power of good visuals
Have you heard about the new gigantic Starbucks Trenta cups? The National Post’s web team came up with an excellent infographic comparing it to other Starbucks sizes – and to the average human stomach. With a bit of luck and a bit of skill, the graphic went viral, as the kids say, and the graphic made it all the way to CNN, as well as achieving, as of January 21, more than 10,000 “likes” on Facebook and over 1,200 Tweets. And it all started from their humble Tumblr page. Want to learn more? They’ve explained the whole process for the rest of us to learn from. (Thanks to @aliciamcauley for the link.)

- Kat Tancock
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Kat Tancock
Kat Tancock is a freelance writer, editor and digital consultant based in Toronto. She has worked on the sites of major brands including Reader's Digest, Best Health, Canadian Living, Homemakers, Elle Canada and Style at Home and teaches the course Creating Website Editorial at Ryerson University.
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