Visual Notes for Beginners: Learn to Take Notes Like Ink Factory

A useful article from some of the rockstars of graphic recording.

Looking to try your hand at visual note-taking? Starting your first “graphic recording,” as we sometimes call it, can be intimidating. But there are so many reasons to start taking notes visually. Whether you’re a student, a teacher, an executive, or a non-profit manager, everyone can benefit from communicating and sharing ideas more effectively. Read more here.

Why hire a visual recorder?

Why hire a visual recorder?
Many companies like Grasshopper are relying on these cartoonish doodles to help kindle ideas during meetings. It might seem silly, but these sorts of visuals are effective in brainstorming, says Martin Eppler, professor of media and communication management at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. "We've found in our experiments that using visuals during meetings creates more ideas, creates better ideas, and increases recall," he says.