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Why a Visual Really is Worth 1,000 Words

Skill in visual communication has become nearly as indispensable as clear, compelling writing.

Gregory Ciotti
Jul 12, 2016 · 6 min read
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1. Look for flaws in text-only communication

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2. View visuals as slides in a presentation

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3. Use visuals to highlight contrast

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4. Use visuals to show flow and progression

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5. Connect to existing ideas

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6. Don’t be afraid to get obvious

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7. Keep charts as simple as possible

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