I am not interested in viewing your infographic. Please stop asking.

Last Update: April 12, 2017

Look, I get it. You want more backlinks. But I cannot think of a worse way to get one than to continually bother another website owner to feature a poorly made infographic that is not at all relevant to their own site's material.

Maybe people have success with this kind of outreach and I'm just being rude here, but I get about a dozen requests to feature an infographic on my site each month, and not once have I even remotely considered it.

Why?

  • There's absolutely no benefit to me. It's not going to help my site in any way. A cheaply made cartoon displaying some generic information isn't going to generate any traffic for me. In fact, it's only going to drive people away from my site.
  • I have literally never featured an infographic on my site ever. Sure there is a first time for everything, but your infographic on the languages of Star Wars (an actual request I received) or how much it costs to take an Uber is not where I'm starting.
  • My readers have never once expressed interest in infographics. They certainly aren't going to "love" an infographic on the dangers of Bangladeshi click farms. Nor are they going to want to view an infographic on how important a server is to site speed and then "share it with everyone they know."
  • It shows how little time you invested my site. All it takes is 2 minutes clicking around my site to see this is not something I would be interested in. If you want a feature, take a different approach and please do not address me as "Hey There," "Dear Editor," or "Salutations Webmaster."
  • And stop asking if I want to view it first. Just send the damn thing over. If you're wondering if I'm going to feature it either way, the answer is still no. Also, if I haven't responded to your first 3 emails, you should probably take the hint and stop following up.

In fact, I created a handy little infographic to help you find out if I am interested in viewing or sharing your very own infographic:

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Nikosth Premium
That was pretty funny. I'll definitely send you my infographics now.
And also to Vitaliy so he won't feel jealous.

This one i believe is perfect no matter what your content is. You should consider it.
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IveTriedThat Premium
That just may be the most glorious chart I have ever seen.
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VitaliyG Premium
Well thanks lol.
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@RICH. Premium
Oh, c'mon, admit it, you were tempted to feature the infographic that Beverley did on Ambassadorship, weren't you?! ;)
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IveTriedThat Premium
I'd be lying if I said I wasn't.
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@RICH. Premium
I commissioned a Dom infostickman which you might want to consider too !
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autumn56 Premium
this is just crazy, you know you re doing well when ppl are bugging you with infographics - i mean gosh. Im gonna start sending you pictures of my cats or something
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IveTriedThat Premium
I would actually be more inclined to share cat pictures with my readers than infographics.
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autumn56 Premium
im gonna remember you said that sir <3
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VitaliyG Premium
Dude I'm so jealous, no one has ever bothered me about infographics :(
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IveTriedThat Premium
I will pass along your contact information when new ones come in!
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VitaliyG Premium
Lol, pass.
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autumn56 Premium
i think this is a great idea - vitaliy needs more fans
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VitaliyG Premium
Not like this!
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EddySalomon Premium
LMAO! Enter slow clap here....
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IveTriedThat Premium
The struggle is real and one I'm sure you're familiar with as well lol. But at least I now have a resource to send over the next time an infographic request comes in.
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EddySalomon Premium
Facts!
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