Infographic is the new language of content marketing. Nobody has the time or patience to read your written content. Everybody wants to grasp maximum knowledge with minimum effort possible. That’s why we can see our social media timelines filled with videos and images instead of plain text.

Infographics are a fun and an effective visual way to display information. We always enjoy looking at them and read the information provided. There is a general perception that you need a graphic designer to create infographics but there are many free online tools available to create great infographics for your content within 5 minutes. In this blog post, we will talk about top 6 online tools to create awesome infographics.

#1 Canva

Canva is perhaps the most popular tools to create infographics online. It allows you to create a variety of designs even if you do not have any graphic design knowledge. Canva provides you hundreds of template to choose from and Once you select your template (you can also select a blank canvas to start with), Canva offers a variety of options, including a vast library of elements (some free and some you can purchase). You can also upload your own and add to your image.

It is a free tool but Canva allows you to purchase some elements like icons and photos.

#2 Venngage

Venngage is another great online tool to create infographics for your social media posts and content. You can find a template for things like reports, posters, promotions and of course, infographics.

Even if you are not a designer Whether you’re creating infographics, presentations, reports or social media visuals, our customizable templates will help you become a design wiz in a few clicks. You can create infographics like statistical, informational, timeline, charts etc.

#3 PiktoCharts

Similar to Venngage and Canva PiktoCharts offers you a few different options to pick from in terms of what it is you want to create. You can find templates for things like reports, posters, promotions and of course, infographics.

Piktocharts gives you both the options, You can then either create your own infographic from scratch or select one of their templates. It gives you a simple drag and drops to add any graphic elements and text to your canvas. You can also upload your own images.

#4 easel.ly

easel.ly gives you a very simple platform for you to create infographics. Like Canva and Piktocharts you can either choose from one of the many templates they offer or “Start Fresh.” They also offer a way for you to search their template library by category.

Along with awesome template, easel.ly provides a variety of tools such as backgrounds, shapes, text, charts, and more.

#5 Visme

Visme is the new service which offers you a few different options to pick from in terms of what it is you want to create. You can find templates for things like reports, posters, promotions and of course, infographics.

You will then be able to customize your infographic however you like with a variety of tools. Visme even allows you to animate objects, although I personally haven’t really played around with that feature.

#6 Visualize.me

Visualize.me is a website created to make infographic resumes. Not only you can start creating your resume You can even connect to LinkedIn to populate some of the information automatically.

You can simply input your information as well as pick the theme for your infographic resume. It is completely free tool.