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Free Online Tools to Create Infographics

Free Online Tools to Create Infographics
Infographics and data visualizations have become incredibly popular ways to impart information while keeping your audience engaged. As a result, a slew of user-friendly, free online applications have been created which enable users to create their own information graphics. Here are five such tools that I think are particularly valuable: Wordle - Create beautiful and fully customizable word clouds with this free tool. Simply paste in your text and click “Go”, or specify your own color scheme, layout, and fonts. Instantly create a word cloud for your blog or website by entering the RSS feed! Visual.ly is a brand new online application which allows you to create detailed data visualizations and infographics such as the one below. Twitter Visualizer – This fun tool quickly creates a personalized infographic of your Twitter persona based on what you tweet. Creately let’s you build organized concept maps, flowcharts, and diagrams for free.

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Free online logo maker, generator and creator : Top 3 If you are a small or even a big business owner or website a site owner, you might want a logo or an icon for your business. No need to spend even a single penny on professional Logo Creators, you can use free online logo creating services, and by using them, you can design your own logo perfectly without any limitations. Have a look at the following list of 3 free online logo creating service. LogoEase: LogoEase is a free online logo creating service. LogoEase gives you a good collection of predefined logos grouped by different topics. Logo editing and Logo creating is awesome with LogoEase, as you can insert text and you can design the text too by selecting the font, size and colors of letters.

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