Boardthing: A perfect visual environment for collaborative brainstorming

May 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

Boardthing is a powerful, flexible new, web-based visual thinking and brainstorming tool that is perfectly designed to empower small teams to generate, organize and prioritize their ideas.

Visual marketing tutorial: 5 easy-to-create blog graphics

Feb 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

In this new free tutorial, I explain how to easily create 5 common types of visual marketing graphics that will attract much more attention and engagement to your blog content and social media posts. It’s easy, once you understand a few simple tools and techniques.

CardDesk: Visual organizer gives new perspectives on your Evernote data

Dec 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

An innovative developer in the LinkedIn Evernote group has announced a new beta web application called CardDesk that enables you to drag and drop your Evernote notes onto a canvas or workspace and display them in relation to each other.

BOOM! 4 tips for high-impact visual marketing

Dec 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

Incorporating visual communication techniques in your marketing and social media efforts can significantly increase their effectiveness. Here are four valuable tips for crafting high-impact visual marketing campaigns.

7 visual social media experts you should follow on Google+

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

Visual social media is hot right now. Here is a helpful mind map of 7 experts you should follow on Google Plus.

The fishbone diagram: An essential visual tool for problem solving

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

Fishbone diagrams, also known as cause and effect or Ishikawa diagrams, are useful for determining the root cause of a problem or challenge. Here’s how to create one.

Droptask brings a rich visual interface to task management

May 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

Droptask is a new web-based visual task management application that aims to help individuals and small teams to manage tasks and projects more effectively. However, in its current early beta stage, it’s missing several essential features.

How to cultivate a signature visual style

Apr 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

When you’re creating visual diagrams and infographics, it makes a lot of sense to cultivate a “signature” style that is recognizable anywhere. That’s exactly what Gerry Moran has done with his informative “blueprint” infographics.

LucidChart raises the bar for diagramming applications

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

LucidChart, a new web-based diagramming and visual thinking application, has raised the bar for this genre of software with superlative usability and a wealth of advanced features that will delight power users. Yet it’s intelligently designed so it won’t overwhelm first-time users.

How to set up your mobile “super brain”: My interview with Jenz Johnson

Feb 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Visual Thinking

I recently had an opportunity to interview Jenz Johnson, author of the awesome new book, Mobo Brain: A Guide to Mobile Brainpower. It outlines some simple but powerful methods that anyone can use to transform their smartphones and tablets into a powerful second brain.