Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There...

The beauty and power of infographics is their ability to combine the force and engagement of visuals with the flow of a story.  The two elements put together are as valid of a marketing tool today as they were 5 years ago.

Explore Below to Find an Infographics Maker That Matches Your Project and Aesthetics

The Value of Infographics

If you were paying attention to digital marketing trends a few years back, you will remember all the enthusiasm and countless posts about infographics and why they’re so important.  The hype has died down, the virtual billboards singing the praises of the infographics maker have faded under the bright  lights of fresher software releases.  But infographics will stand the test of time.

Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There - Adioma

Adioma.com

Starting at $39 a month, you should know right away that there are less expensive ways to make an infographic, but if you have the budget, this tool will give you useful pre-made templates and help you produce infographics fast.

Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There... Easel.ly

Easel.ly

Easel.ly gives you a set of gorgeouse infographic templates right out of the gate with the free version of the software. Already pre-filled with lorem ipsum, all you have to do is fill in your own copy and you look like you've been working all day.

Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There... Creately

Creately.com

The free plan gets you 5 public diagrams but only 1 project, so if you're going to use this platform, you're going to have to pay for it. The good news is the personal plan is only $49 per year & offers unlimited projects.

Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There... Ceros

Ceros.com

Ceros is next level. Their claim? To give "designers and marketers the power to create, publish and analyze content for the web without writing a single line of code." Animations, interactivity, embeddable, with analytics. Complete package.

The Virtues of Infographics

•  Social media loves them.  Pinterest was practically built for them and people love to share them.  By attaching your link to your content, infographic sharing is one of the easier opportunities for scoring backlinks.

•  Search engines love them.   Why?  Because effective sharing brings social signals and social signals earns the love and respect of Google.  Infographics create a virtuous cycle.

•  People love them.  Psychologically, we are wired for visuals.  Visuals plus well-organized information= higher knowledge retention with less effort, and a be better overall experience.

Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There...​

Piktochart.com

Pictochart is the down and dirty infographic maker that has a free option and is so easy a toddler could probably make something pretty with it. The free version offers 8 free templates. Upgrade to access 600 more.

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Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There...​ Google Charts

Google Charts

Google charts is free and is just what you need for embedding charts in your google docs. Charts are embeddable, can be customized in CSS. There's a large selection of chart types and overlays to choose from too, not to mention the ability to pull data into your charts dynamically. Get your developer in on this.

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BeFunky.com

BeFunky is a bit of a crossover tool, somewhere between Canva and Piktochart. There's a photo editor, a designer with custom fonts and shapes and a collage maker. Make witty use of the collage maker to create a novel, grid-based infographic design.

Pictochart Isn't The Only Infographics Maker Out There...​ Google Charts Venngage

Venngage.com

On this short list, I'm calling a tie between Venngage and Easely for the best high quality, free infographic templates. On second thought, Venngage is the winner, no contest. Why? Volume and quality of templates.

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