If you want to try your hand at infographics, lots of great online tools are available. Many of them supply graphic and design templates that simplify things for do-it-yourselfers.

Here are some tools that you may want to consider:

  • Piktochart: Create your own infographics by using templates. Free and fee versions are available.

  • Venngage: This tool is a great way to create infographics. It doesn't work with Internet Explorer but does work with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Free and fee versions are available.

  • Creatly: This tool is useful for creating good-looking diagrams. Free and fee versions are available.

  • easel.ly: This tool, which has easy drag-and-drop features, is in beta testing as of this writing.

  • Wordle: This tool lets you create a free word cloud for any URL. The size of the word displayed indicates what topics are covered most. The following figure shows an example of a Wordle cloud.