» Tools for Creating Great Infographics

Today, great visual content is key. At WeddingWire, we love infographics! Infographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge intent to present complex and engaging content quickly and clearly. Still not sure what an infographic is? Check this out!

We think that infographics are a fun and unique way to combine top industry tips, the latest statistics and important information into an engaging visual!

Check out some of our latest infographics designed just for Pros like you, including: How to Stand Out in a Competitive Market, How to Make Blogging Work for You, Are You Too Busy to Be Successful?, 6 Steps for SEO Success, and What’s Next in Tech!

Interested in making your own great infographics? These visuals are a great way to show your business expertise, and your creativity! Brainstorm ideas for an infographic you would like to share with your clients or other Pros in the industry. Some ideas include: top tips for planning your wedding, wedding trends this summer, 10 steps to a great photo, how to write your own vows in 5 steps, and much more!

Once you have your topic in mind, get started on the copy! Remember to keep it short and sweet so the infographic and images can tell the story for you. When you are ready to create your infographic or visualization, check out some online resources we have complied to find the best fit for you.

Here are some tools for creating simple visualizations:

  • Infogr.am: Infogr.am is a popular tool for creating free, interactive infographics. Chose from a variety of themes that are provided, and create custom charts using real data. Additionally, you are able to add your own images or video if you would like. When complete, you can embed it on your website and publish it directly on Infogr.am.
  • Visual.ly: Using this tool, create a free infographic for your business using their gallery of themes. Then, connect with your social media accounts to get sharing! The tool encourages use of your social media network and hashtags for added online exposure for you content.
  • Piktochart: This web-based tool provides six free infographic themes for creating simple visualizations. Simply drag and drop different shapes and images and customize your copy, and you are able to add in any graphs you may have. Then, you can export your image as a PNG or JPG in print or web copy for sharing.
  •  Easel.ly: This is another free tool for creating infographics that is currently in beta (which means the initial stage of launch). It is great for storytelling and has a wide selection of designed objects you can include, as well as a good selection of backgrounds. Also, you are able to upload your own images if you would like.

After you have created your infographic, be sure to share it! Consider embedding it into your website, sharing it with potential clients as an added resource, posting on your social media accounts and more.

For the latest leading inforgraphics for wedding and event Pros, be sure to follow WeddingWireEDU on Pinterest and pin your favorites!