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You Asked For a Visual Capitalist Book… We’re Making It Happen!

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For years, Visual Capitalist has created the best infographics on markets, technology, energy, and the global economy. And over that time, we’ve been asked many times when our work would be available in print form…

So today, we are excited to announce our new book called “Visualizing Change”.

The book, which explores how our world is shifting, will be made from our best infographics by adapting them to print. We’ll also be adding tons of new visualizations, too.

But we need your help to get it off the ground…

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Mockup cover of “Visualizing Change: A Data-Driven Snapshot of Our World.”

Our Vision

We’ve always dreamed of making a book – but if we did it, we wanted to do it right!

A proper Visual Capitalist book would need to be loaded with world-class infographics, and to be designed with a hard-cover that would look stunning on your desk or coffee table.

And so two months ago, the idea of “Visualizing Change” was born…

The aim? To take a big picture look at our increasingly complex world, and to examine the many ways we are being impacted by new technology, shifting human geography, and the evolution of money, markets, and the economy.

Example spread of the book

How You Can Help

Creating and printing a hard-cover book can be expensive and time-consuming at the very best of times – but it’s even harder when we are dealing with hundreds of pages of complex data visualizations and infographics.

We’re still a small team, so the time-intensive design and printing processes are significant costs to handle upfront!

That’s where you come in: by pre-ordering the book on Kickstarter, you can help us reach our funding goal to get this ambitious book created, published, and printed.

Funding is all or nothing – so if we make our funding goal, the book gets made.

Example spread of the book

An Exclusive Opportunity

Not only will you get a copy of this visually groundbreaking book – but, to sweeten the deal, we’ve added all kinds of other awesome posters, prints, signed books, swag, and personalized options to our Kickstarter campaign page.

By pre-ordering before 12PM on October 31st, 2017, you’re not only helping our book become a reality – but you’re also able to get exclusive items that have been custom-made by the Visual Capitalist team especially for this campaign.

For example, below is our “Creator’s Box”, which comes with the book as well as goodies like mini-books (looking behind the scenes, and explaining the secrets behind how we make infographics) and other one-of-a-kind things.

Example spread of the book

Don’t Miss Out!

By going to the Kickstarter page right now, you can:

  • Learn more about the upcoming book “Visualizing Change”
  • Watch a video where our team outlines our vision for the book
  • See the proposed themes, chapters, and book specs
  • See mockups of the cover, layout, and posters

And of course, you can also pre-order the book or any of the other items, like posters, that are custom-made for this campaign.

If you back the campaign early with a pledge, it also helps the book generate early momentum to ensure that it gets fully funded.

Thank you so much for your support, and for being a supporter of Visual Capitalist!

– Jeff Desjardins
Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Visual Capitalist

Example spread of the book

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What’s New on VC+ in February

This month’s VC+ special dispatches feature a visual exploration of top exporting nations and markets this month.

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If you’re a regular visitor to Visual Capitalist, you know that we’re your home base for data-driven, visual storytelling that helps explain a complex world.

But did you know there’s a way to get even more out of Visual Capitalist, all while helping support the work we do?

VC+ is our members program that gives you exclusive access to the weekly visual insights that leaders at Fortune 500 companies use to stay ahead.

Along with The Trendline newsletter twice a week and our monthly special dispatches, you’ll also get access to our new VC+ Archive—unlocking hundreds of insights in one place including our latest Global Forecast Series.

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Here’s what VC+ members can look forward to for the rest of this month:

New to VC+ in February 2024


”Markets This Month: February Edition”

SPECIAL DISPATCH: Everything You Need to Know for This Month in the Markets

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This Special Dispatch exclusive to VC+ subscribers provides a high-level summary of the month’s key events and most important market trends. It’s our way of cutting through the noise and sending you the data that matters most for the markets this month.

February’s edition will include:

  • An economic calendar of the biggest data and earnings releases to be aware of
  • A handful of essential charts diving into the state of the markets
  • And a collection of insightful links worth reading, watching, and listening to

Coming Tuesday, February 13th, 2024 (Get VC+ to access)


“Breaking Down the Exports of Select Nations”

SPECIAL DISPATCH: A Visual Exploration of Various Top Exporting Nations

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As global trade flows are shifting along geopolitical groupings and alignments, this special dispatch explores the export mixes of various major economies.

From their most common trade partners to the products they export the most, breaking down these insights can reveal the direction of a country’s industrial and manufacturing sectors along with their potential future trade and economic growth.

Coming Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 (Get VC+ to access)


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The Trendline is our premium newsletter sent to members twice a week.

On Sundays, we highlight the best visualizations on business, investing, and global trends that our editors have uncovered. On Thursdays in the Midweek Edition, we send you a round-up of the most interesting reports we find along with key charts and commentary.


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