Visual Content Ideas for Your Blog or Website
Content is the backbone of every popular and successful website. But while you can always create text-based content, there are other, more visually captivating alternatives available.
So if you’re looking to make your blog or website stand out, check out the following types of visual content.
Infographics have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. They offer an illustrative method for conveying facts, figures, statistics and other key information.
Even if you can convey this information in the form of text, opting for an infographic tends to yield a stronger reaction by the end user. Users are more likely to read, share and follow infographics as opposed to text-based content.
Furthermore, you can submit your infographic to various “infographic directories,” complete with a link pointing back to your website or blog. So in addition to all of these benefits, infographics can drive additional traffic to your website or blog when marketed appropriately.
We can’t talk about visual content ideas without mentioning video. Posting videos to your website or blog is a great way to connect with your target audience.
According to some studies, up to 75% of adults watch at least one YouTube video per week! And that’s just YouTube, not the countless other video-sharing platforms.
Video is also a cost-effective form of marketing, more so that traditional forms of marketing. So, try posting videos to your website or blog. You can even include commentary underneath them for additional content.
Some webmasters avoid video, assuming that it’s too difficult to create and use. If your computer has a webcam, though, you can record a short video with no additional software or tools.
You can also use screen grab software to record videos of what you are displaying on your computer monitor. And if you still want a “professional” video, outsource the task to a video creation firm. Need more information on incorporating video? Take a look at this post.
A photo is worth a thousand of words, so why not include them on your website or blog. Instead of posting just a single photo, try creating a full gallery of photos.
If you want to go the extra mile, allow visitors to submit their photos for use in the gallery. There are dozens of different ways to create a photo gallery for your website or blog, one of which is by hard-coding by it hand. If you don’t have the skills or experience to do this, however, you can always choose a third-party application or service. For WordPress, the
If you don’t have the skills or experience to do this, however, you can always choose a third-party application or service. For WordPress, the Gallery plugin seems to be a popular choice.
These are just a few of the top visual content ideas for a website or blog. What types of visual content do you prefer? Let us know in the comments section below!
Bright graphics catch my attention. I like a lot of color and activity!
if you load videos, please ensure they are not resource hogs! It is really annoying to want to watch a video only for it to STOP and keep STOPPING. Shorter videos work better, I think.