Top 7 Infographics That Went Viral in 2014


2014-top-infogGranted, not all infographics are created equal. Whether they are simple or complicated, it’s their social appeal that determines their popularity. To give you some original ideas for your infographics we made a list of the infographics that reigned supreme in the realm of social media in 2014. This list of the top 7 most popular infographics was compiled with the help of BuzzSumo (a content analysis tool).

Now, let’s get stuck in! : )

1. Infographic Shows The Differences Between The Diseases We Donate To, And The Diseases That Kill Us

“The graphic has since developed a bit of a life of its own. Julia Belluz (creator of this infographic) uses it to critique celebrity-driven campaigns for rare diseases such as the ice bucket challenge for ALS, compared to more frequent, but less glamorous conditions. – Stephen Luntz”


2. 10 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating



3. Infographic: How Well Do You Know Your Poop?



4. 52 Of The Most Common Myths and Misconceptions Debunked In One Infographic


Social Stats taken from BuzzSumo

5. Infographic: Mirriam Strikes Again55stat

6. Your Body On Coffee (Infographic)




7. Bill Gates Mind – Blowing Infographic Mosquitoes




There goes the top 7 viral infographics of 2014.

Here are some thoughts to consider if you want your next infographics to get included in this years list:

1. Ensure you include Facebook and Pinterest Share Buttons on your post – Facebook and Pinterest contributes the bulk of social shares in for all of the infographics found on this list. Making these social share buttons available on your infographic is a surefire way to encourage more shares and get more web traffic.

2. Add the word “infographic” to the title – All of the top 7 infographics shared above have the word “infographic” in their titles. This gives the readers know you created an info graphic and that they do not need to go through a boring series of text.

3. It doesn’t have to be complicated – You don’t need make your info graphic packed full of graphics. The most popular infographics have a clean design.

What else did you notice from our list of the top 7 infographics that went viral in 2014?  Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Make it a great day,

Rose YMB Properties






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