Assessing Attitudes Toward Content and Design in Alibaba’s Dry Goods Business Infographics

  title={Assessing Attitudes Toward Content and Design in Alibaba’s Dry Goods Business Infographics},
  author={Yuejiao Zhang},
  journal={Journal of Business and Technical Communication},
  pages={30 - 62}
  • Yuejiao Zhang
  • Published 1 January 2017
  • Art
  • Journal of Business and Technical Communication
Alibaba’s Graphic Media (GM) is the first and only Internet content source that uses infographics to educate Chinese e-commerce merchants. This study investigates target audiences’ attitudes toward GM infographics. Two focus groups perceived GM as a practical information source that aided them in decision making and daily business operations. They preferred viewing graphics to texts and particularly favored statistical graphics. They also identified issues with viewing GM infographics on mobile… 

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