5 Online Infographic Tools - dummies

By Mico Yuk, Stephanie Diamond

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.