There’s no shortage of infographics about Thanksgiving this year – infographics are marketing technique that while not new, has staying power. I was however surprised at just how many are in circulation on this topic on the web.
I’ve reviewed dozens of them and have pinned them to a “data” board on Pinterest if you’d like to peruse some of the others. Here are seven I thought were pretty well done.
The creative people at this design agency lay out an infographic about historical facts in a storyboard format. One interesting point is the infographic says “Jingle Bells” was originally written as a Thanksgiving song. “Deal with it,” the infographic advises.
Most people probably know that feeding turkey bones to dogs can be harmful, but this infographic makes several other recommendations. Among them, don’t feed gravy or trimmings to dogs as these are reportedly known to cause pancreatitis. Yams, however, are okay because they are filled with fiber, according to the infographic.
I had no idea there was a federation for turkeys, but I do now thanks to this infographic which was produced in collaboration with the Partnership for Food Safety Education. The infographic advises consumers both cook and reheat leftovers to a temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
4. How to Brine a Turkey by Traeger
Traeger sells wood pellet grills and this infographic is a good example of YOUtility marketing. It offers simple directions for brining a turkey, which the infographic says adds moisture and flavor.
The diet folks at Sparkpeople layout a number of trivia points in this infographic…which center on health and exercise. The infographic says the average person consumes 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving. I’d point out that’s more than double the average prescribed daily caloric intake. Maybe we should skip the second serving of dessert this year!
This supplement retailer says you’ll have to walk 21 miles to burn the calories consumed during your holiday meal. That’s the good news. The bad news is they put the calorie count for a Turkey Day meal at 2,170, which is slightly at odds with the data provided by Sparkpeople above. I supposed it’s all in how one calculates the numbers. Keep your chin up and help with the cleanup though: this infographic say you can burn off a slice of pie by doing the dishes.
This one is bit older, but I thought was well-aligned with the company’s marketing and so have included it. This infographic provides ecommerce numbers about the shopping holidays in 2010 and 2011 in the effort to provide some insight into potential companies to invest. Kapitall is an online trading platform owned by BNY Mellon. It appears to have been published last year.
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What infographics have you seen that you liked? For this post only, feel free to drop a link in the comments to an infographic you liked.
Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
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I like the idea of infographics and enjoyed reading the ones provided. An infographic is appealing because it provides informative information while entertaining. Number 6 shocked me! I am aware of how much food we consume on Thanksgiving but the fact that it would take 21 miles to burn it off is crazy! I better get myself to the gym!