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What’s New on VC+ in February 2021?



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?

New to VC+ in February 2021

VC+ is our members program that gives you exclusive access to extra visual content and insightful special features. It also gets you access to The Trendline, our new members-only graphic newsletter.

So, what is getting sent to VC+ members in the coming weeks?

A Data-Driven Look at the Internet

SPECIAL DISPATCH: 9 Visuals That Help Simplify the Internet Universe

Throughout 2020, we relied on the internet to stay connected to work, people, and events unfolding across the world.

However, there’s a lot more to the internet than we first notice. In this VC+ special dispatch, we’ll cover a series of data-driven infographics that deliver insights from the internet universe.

Publishing date: February 4 (Get VC+ to access)

Our World in Maps

SPECIAL DISPATCH: A Selection of Maps That Help Explain the World

What’s our lasting impact on Earth and what can maps tell us about ourselves?

In this VC+ special dispatch, we take a space-eye view of our pale blue dot—from the ocean floor to population booms, and humanity’s collective footprint on an ever-evolving planet.

Publishing date: February 11 (Get VC+ to access)

The Moodboard

SPECIAL DISPATCH: Finding Visual Capitalist’s Inspiration

“The Moodboard” is a new VC+ special dispatch format which dives into the latest concepts, techniques, artists, and authors our teams draw on for creative inspiration.

Whether it’s cover art from the world’s leading publishers, or more analytical data visualizations helping to explain society, this new series will give a behind-the-scenes look at what sparks creativity at Visual Capitalist.

Publishing date: February 18 (Get VC+ to access)

The News in Charts: February 2021

SPECIAL DISPATCH: Powerful Charts From News Stories of the Past Month

In this new feature, we look back at some of the most newsworthy events of the month, and how various media outlets around the global covered them—in succinct charts.

We’ll examine different design elements used, and evaluate how successfully they communicated the message.

Publishing date: February 25 (Get VC+ to access)

The Trendline

PREMIUM NEWSLETTER: Our Weekly Newsletter for VC+ Members
The Trendline

Every week, VC+ members also get our premium graphic newsletter, The Trendline.

With The Trendline, we’ll send you the best visual content, datasets, and insightful reports relating to business that our editors find each week.

Publishing Date: Every Sunday (Get VC+ to access)

More Visuals. More Insight. More Understanding.

Get access to these upcoming features by becoming a VC+ member.

For a limited time, get 25% off, which makes your VC+ membership the same price as a coffee each month:

Get 25% Off VC+ Today

PS – We look forward to sending you even more great visuals and data!

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VC+: Get Our Key Takeaways From the IMF’s World Economic Outlook

A sneak preview of the exclusive VC+ Special Dispatch—your shortcut to understanding IMF’s World Economic Outlook report.




VC+ Special Dispatch - Your shortcut to understanding IMF's World Economic Outlook

Have you read IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook yet? At a daunting 202 pages, we don’t blame you if it’s still on your to-do list.

But don’t worry, you don’t need to read the whole April release, because we’ve already done the hard work for you.

VC+ IMF Special Dispatch

To save you time and effort, the Visual Capitalist team has compiled a visual analysis of everything you need to know from the report—and our VC+ Special Dispatch is available exclusively to VC+ members. All you need to do is log into the VC+ Archive.

If you’re not already subscribed to VC+, make sure you sign up now to access the full analysis of the IMF report, and more (we release similar deep dives every week).

For now, here’s what VC+ members get to see.

Your Shortcut to Understanding IMF’s World Economic Outlook

With long and short-term growth prospects declining for many countries around the world, this Special Dispatch offers a visual analysis of the key figures and takeaways from the IMF’s report including:

  • The global decline in economic growth forecasts
  • Real GDP growth and inflation forecasts for major nations in 2024
  • When interest rate cuts will happen and interest rate forecasts
  • How debt-to-GDP ratios have changed since 2000
  • And much more!

Preview images of Visual Capitalist's breakdown of the IMF World Outlook report

Get the Full Breakdown in the Next VC+ Special Dispatch

VC+ members can access the full Special Dispatch by logging into the VC+ Archive, where you can also check out previous releases.

Make sure you join VC+ now to see exclusive charts and the full analysis of key takeaways from IMF’s World Economic Outlook.

Don’t miss out. Become a VC+ member today.

What You Get When You Become a VC+ Member

VC+ is Visual Capitalist’s premium subscription. As a member, you’ll get the following:

  • Special Dispatches: Deep dive visual briefings on crucial reports and global trends
  • Markets This Month: A snappy summary of the state of the markets and what to look out for
  • The Trendline: Weekly curation of the best visualizations from across the globe
  • Global Forecast Series: Our flagship annual report that covers everything you need to know related to the economy, markets, geopolitics, and the latest tech trends
  • VC+ Archive: Hundreds of previously released VC+ briefings and reports that you’ve been missing out on, all in one dedicated hub

You can get all of the above, and more, by joining VC+ today.

Become a VC+ Member now
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