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Telling your data visually is now easier than ever with the help of web-based infographic tools. I recently had to create an infographic for a project. Having very basic design skills, I was looking for something intuitive and easy to learn that could create an attractive final product. After surveying many of the programs out there, I found a few that meet these requirements.
Making a useful, shareable infographic or chart takes some planning. For big projects or large sets of data, you might want to consult with a professional designer or somebody on staff with design skills. But if you're simply looking to create a polished chart, timeline, or other visualization, you can certainly accomplish it with one of the following tools:
Here are a few more tips and resources on creating successful infographics:
Has your organization delved into the world of infographics? Did you use a web tool or consult with a professional designer? Share your experience, thoughts, or questions in the comments.
Image: Infographic example from Easel.ly.
Ginny Mies is a Content Curator at TechSoup Global.
Any recommendation on the easiest infographic tool to use for someone who has absolutely no experience at all at this?
I recommend easel.ly for infographic newbies. The editor is really easy to use and the templates are generic enough to use for a variety of projects.
I would say visit http://www.koolchart.com for further information.
Wait what?! We have an infographic company in the same building as us?
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