Proposal Graphics and Visual Communication
Graphics are critical for successful proposals. Visual communication is far more effective than communicating via text. The goal is to create information graphics that are persausive. Proposal graphics are so important, that one technique for developing proposals is to create the graphics first, and then write the text around them. Here is some information on proposal graphics and illustration:
How to create proposal graphics for those who can't draw Graphics are an essential part of a proposal that communicates effectively. But what do you do if you've got the graphic skills of a two-year old? Fear not, you don't have to have any creativity or special skills to create graphics for proposals.
Developing Effective Proposal Graphics Sometimes proposal writing doesn't include any writing at all.
Making Graphics That Communicate Clearly
Graphics can communicate up to 60,000 times faster than text and can increase the odds that you will win work by 43%. So how do you take advantage of that?
Visual Marketing Matters
Quantifiable proof that graphics are vital to a winning proposal.
Two Secrets of Successful Information Graphics
For information graphics to be successful, there are two criteria that must be achieved. They are contingent on one another. Each affects the other. If the graphic properly communicates the right information, it is more likely to be accepted. If the graphic is accepted, communication of the intended message is more likely to occur.
Book Review: Billion Dollar Graphics Proposal graphics are part visual communication of technical information and part sales. Ad agencies and art schools don't train people to create effective technical graphics. Until this book was written, there really wasn't anything available to show you how to boost the effectiveness of your proposal by making it visual instead of text-centric.|
Clip Art for Proposal Graphics Proposal graphics tends to depict relationships and processes. Most clip art libraries and for advertising and newsletters, and don't really supply the right images for proposal graphics. Here is a description of the BDG Proposal Graphic Collection, containing the source art from the books.
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