Tuesday, January 17, 2012 9:53AM - By Diana Cook
When faced with the difficult decision of where to eat or where to shop one of the first places to turn is Yelp.com. Have you ever wondered what characteristics make for a great Yelp reviewer? Who are these people that need to review everything from a thrift store to funeral home? Column Five Media and Flowtown have put together an infographic that explores just that.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 8:41AM - By Diana Cook
How’s that New Year’s resolution going? Even with best intentions, commitment to change for the the New Year often fizzles out before February. Column Five Media and Confused.com have put together a graphic of the most common and commonly-broken new year’s resolutions. Take a look to see how likely resolutions are to be abandoned and what you can do to stick to your goals.
Friday, January 6, 2012 10:51AM - By Diana Cook
Rumor has it that Van Halen will be reuniting and touring this year. It got us to thinking about their 1982 tour and the demands the band to the venues it would be rocking. Column Five created this infographic with Sonos to visualize what is considered to be one of the most ridiculous riders of all time (a rider is the list of amenities required by a band that the host venue must provide), Van Halen requested some items that define the phrase “over the top.”
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 8:16AM - By Diana Cook
With the New Year fast approaching, thoughts turn to life improvement. We know you already plan on hitting the gym and living a much healthier lifestyle, but what about your social networking aspirations? Will you be foursquaring your location, posting more facebook pictures or perhaps finally starting a twitter account to let the world know what’s on your mind in 140 characters.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:21AM - By Diana Cook
How do Americans celebrate Christmas? If that’s a burning question you want answered with icons and factoids, we’ve got just the thing for you. Our friends over at Column Five Media put together a colorful infographic for the History Channel that shows just how the Noel festivities breaks down.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 9:19AM - By Diana Cook
Sure Santa brings gifts and spreads good cheer, but how eco-friendly is old St. Nick and crew to the environment? Column Five produced this fun holiday infographic for Ethical Ocean, the website for eco-friendly products, fair trade and vegan shopping. The graphic takes a look at Santa’s non-green behaviors and how he too can adopt a more environmentally friendly lifestyle.
Monday, December 5, 2011 9:34AM - By Diana Cook
The holiday season is officially upon us. For many small businesses, that mean’s it’s a “make or break” time. Shopping for others seems to send people into a buying frenzy. There is something about finding the perfect gift that makes opening your wallet that much easier. So how promising does this season look? We turned to those in the know to find out. Intuit Small Business Blog and data visualization experts Column Five created this infographic examining the 2011 holiday season forecast. With breakdowns by region and review the numbers from years past, the graph is a handy guide to what you may expect this year.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 10:45AM - By Diana Cook
The holiday season, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you’ll be of good cheer, and all that good stuff. Unfortunately, it’s also the most unsecure time of the year when it comes to shopping online. Nothing can take the cheer out of the holiday day season then having your online security compromised. Fortunately there are things you can do to protect yourself. This infographic created by Column Five for Zone Alarm highlights eight important security tips to keep your transactions and information shopping safe.
Monday, November 21, 2011 9:43AM - By Diana Cook
When it comes to getting page views, you may be surprised to learn that StumbleUpon drives more traffic referrals than any other social media site and for a longer period of time. The creative minds over at Column Five Media produced this infographic with StumbleUpon to shed some light on this phenomenon. The top 7 social media sites by traffic referral are StumbleUpon, Facebook, Reddit, Twitter, You Tube, Digg and Linked In, in that order. The graph also charts how long the average web page continues to get visitors through different social media sites.