Author: Chuck Frey

Chuck Frey is the director of content marketing at Cultivate, a Milwaukee-based digital marketing agency. Prior to that, he served as director of online training for the Content Marketing Institute. He is also the founder and author of The Mind Mapping Software Blog, the world’s leading website covering visual mapping. In addition, he blogs about creativity, productivity and personal development strategies on his personal blog. He has extensive experience in public relations, online marketing, content development and marketing, business strategy and creative problem-solving techniques. He is an avid photographer. You can follow him on Twitter @ChuckFrey.

By chuck-frey published April 14, 2013

5 Ways to Create Visual Blog Content with Mind Maps

mind map-CMI topicsIn today’s post-literate world, visual content makes it possible to convey complex information in a variety of concise, understandable, and colorful formats that aren’t possible using words alone. Adding visual content to your blog content is a powerful way to get the attention of your readers and differentiate your thinking from competing bloggers in your niche.

In particular, mind maps are one form of visual content you should consider adding to your blog. They typically consist of a central topic with branches containing key words and concepts radiating out in all directions. Remember the hierarchical outlines you did in primary school? Mind maps are a visual version of them. Continue Reading