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Designing Infographics on the Web

This guide provides a list of resources for learning about and creating infographics.

Introduction

Visme provides a variety of infographic templates and other presentation designs such as slide shows and web banners. Their mission is to provide "easy (and powerful) tools to manage and empower your online presence." Visme uses a drag and drop method that allows you to easily place items on your poster exactly where you want them.  The site offers many options for objects, charts, and shapes. It also has thousands of free images. Audio, video, and other embedded content can be added to web-based content that you develop.

Strengths

  • Wide range of content
  • Web-based formats 
  • Can be animated
  • Ability to import data from Google Spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel
  • 100+ fonts and thousands of content options

 Drawbacks

  • Private presentations and collaboration only available on premium accounts
  • Limited number of free templates
  • Limit to 5 visuals/projects
  • Folders limited to premium users

The Benefits of Premium Accounts

  storage Download Formats Watermark Content Privacy
Basic 5 visuals JPG visible

32 templates

Limited options

public
Premium unlimited

JPG

HTML5

PDF

removed

500 templates

Full access

private option

 

Sample Infographic