A creative way online to describe and brand yourself in just a few minutes.
Start by visiting the online infographic wizard created by ionz.
Don’t speak Brazilian Portuguese? Me neither, so click the UK flag in the upper right hand corner of the screen to have the text translate before your eyes.
Do it yourself tips
Be careful with your choices. You can start over if you want to, but you can’t go back and make a change once you’ve started.
Step 1 – Enter your name
Type your name and click the right-pointing arrow. There’s a bug that will sometimes prevent you from typing more than the first letter of your name. If it happens, refresh the page and try again.
Step 2 – I am
Click the familiar girl or boy symbol. As you hover the mouse over either, it will pose for you. Once you make your choice, the site will also show you pie charts about previous visitor’s choices.
Step 3 – My main transport is
I rollerblade a lot and that isn’t an option, but I’m sure most people will be covered by the choices here (not sure how many people use a helicopter as their main mode of transport, though).
Step 4 – I like to eat
Step 5 – I identify with
This one is just fun.
Step 6 – I have ? email accounts
As in ‘how many email accounts do you use actively?’
Step 7 – I talk more using
The post-click statistics seem skewed on this one. Maybe it’s a cultural thing.
Step 8 – My favorite social network is
Step 9 – I stay online ? hours daily
Slide the dial to whatever’s appropriate, but if you need more than 12, maybe you should stop now…
Step 10 – I sleep ? hours daily
Again, dial it in.
Once you make this last choice, the first version of your cool infographic will appear.
If you click ‘Personalize infograph’, you can change the color scheme and add your avatar. You’re supposed to be able to add a message, such as your personal brand tagline, but there must be a bug because I wasn’t able to do it (in Internet Explorer or Firefox) .
Multiple personal brand uses
Save the final image as wallpaper for your computer or:
- Add it to your website’s about page
- Blog about it
- Upload it as a photo to your Facebook page
Another creative way to tell people about yourself.
If you like infographics as much as I do, you’ll love my 33 Gorgeous Job Search Infographs and Infographics.