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How to Make an Infographic in Under an Hour [15 Free Infographic Templates]

How to Make an Infographic in Under an Hour [15 Free Infographic Templates]
Wouldn't it be great if creating infographics was as simple as writing regular ol' text-based blog posts? Unfortunately, the reality is that making visual content like this usually takes a lot more time, effort, and let's face it -- skill -- than the written word. Usually. But considering the popularity and effectiveness of visual content in marketing today, you can't just afford to throw in the towel. That's why we decided to take all the pain and suffering out of infographic creation. Seriously -- don't throw in the towel just yet. Download our 15 free infographic templates here. Then, all you have to do is provide the content to use inside them. Would you rather watch this tutorial instead of read it? Click here to download your free infographic templates. How to Create Infographics For Free in Under an Hour Step 1: Collect your data/content, and choose your desired template. You can either collect third-party data or use your own original data. Step 2: Customize your infographic.

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The International Language of Business Today we are releasing the results of a study that was conducted by Forrester with Citrix Online (you know, the GoToMeeting folks who help us keep the lights on around here) that looks at how business people communicate and collaborate across the globe. As workshifters, we all know how liberating it is to work when, how and where you want, and that technology helps us do that without comprising quality of work or efficiency. But does the rest of the world get it? Forrester conducted a study with Citrix Online that looks at how business people communicate and collaborate across the globe, and it turns out that the in-person meeting is alive and well with 84% of respondents still having them. However, these in-person meetings often are inconvenient to coordinate and don’t achieve the agenda’s goals. In fact, only 45% are very satisfied that planning meetings achieve the task in hand and less than half believe any type of meeting to be very efficient!

20 Cool Tools for Creating Infographics Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds. An infographic, put simply, is a creative way to take a “thousand words” and depict them using a picture. These days, readers are looking for quick access to brief information. Website visitors love this unique form of presentation which is quickly gaining popularity, and in some cases, becoming the standard form of communication instead of page long, lengthy blog posts. Infographics have emerged as one of the most popular forms of content marketing in contemporary digital media. Why should you care about infographics1 and do I need an infographic maker?

55 Free Templates to Make Visual Content Creation Quick & Painless Visual content is in high demand. Just about every piece of content you create can be enhanced by some kind of visual element. In fact, content with relevant images gets a whopping 94% more views than content without relevant images. And in social media, visuals pretty much make or break your presence. According to Buffer, visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content.

Maruti is not just a ‘small’ car maker anymore: The Hindu Business Line - Mobile edition Its model range fired on all cylinders in July Mumbai, August 3: July was special for Maruti Suzuki, which reported its highest-ever monthly sales in India. Beyond the figure of 1.26 lakh units, what is even more significant is that its entire range is doing well. In the process, Maruti has effectively shown that it has evolved beyond the image of a small carmaker.

Infographic: 6 Types of Shoppers and the Brands They'll Pay More For As more shoppers shift their attention to mobile, retailers need to understand the different types of shoppers and how they use technology to make their purchases. A new study from Y&R's BAVLab breaks consumers down into six "shopperstates" based on buying habits and technological tendencies. After surveying 14,000 U.S. consumers, BAVLab broke shoppers into the following categories: bargain hunters, knowledge seekers, practical players, store reassurers, brand desirers and mobile warriors. "The implication is that we have shopper DNA in us," Michael Sussman, president of BAV Worldwide, told Adweek.

77 Tools to Build a Website or App Without Code — Life Learning 77 Tools to Build a Website or App Without Code Here's a list of the best website & app builders I like doing things myself. When I first read about Squarespace, a drag & drop website builder, I sat down and built my first website practically immediately. I was one of the first users of Canva, a design tool for non-designers, and recently my heart rejoiced over the discovery of Bubble, a unique drag & drop app builder for people with no coding experience. The Anatomy of a Perfectly Search Engine Optimized Web Page [INFOGRAPHIC] SEO can be tricky. You're optimizing your pages to be surfaced by robots, yet at the same time they must be engaging to humans. You also encounter constantly changing algorithms which means that some elements of your SEO strategy might be great one day ... and then completely irrelevant (or even detrimental) the next. In short, there's a lot to keep in mind.

FedEx SuperHub: a dazzling array of tech and speed : The Hindu Business Line - Mobile edition Men and machine at work to have your purchases delivered at your door Memphis, August 3: You’ve filled your shopping cart, checked out and clicked the ‘buy now’ button. And voila! Why Do Infographics Make Great Marketing Tools There is no better way to explain how infographics are an effective marketing tool than in the form of an easy to follow infographic. We explain what an infographic is and how the visualisation of data takes precedent over text heavy stimuli. UPDATE 2016 – You can see how our brains crave infographics in our fully interactive infographic. The eyes are an extension of the brain and well over half of the population are visual learners.

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics? What would you make it of? It’s actually easier than you think… even if you have zero design skills whatsoever.