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‘Creating Your First Infographic’ Series Introduction: 6 Posts That Will Help You Design A Beautiful Infographic

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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on” – Louis L’Amour

Whether it’s an infographic, poster or a simple banner, when faced with a new tool like Piktochart, it’s always difficult to get started. It takes time to get used to all the features and to explore all the tools available. You open up a blank canvas because for some reason none of the templates matches your needs and then what? Blank canvas – blank mind? Sometimes colors don’t seem to match, icons don’t align the way you want them to and background stands out (not in a good way!). You have your information in hand but you just don’t know how to structure it. You would like to create something quickly and you end up struggling with basics which extends the process. Does that sound familiar?

We feel you, because we’ve been there too. We realize it’s not easy to begin and we are here to help! In this month’s series, we are going to explore the biggest challenge people face after signing up to Piktochart and answer the question: “How do I get started with my first infographic?”. For that, we’ll combine design tips, layout guides, case studies and tutorials. We’d love to turn this into a resource for you to overcome this challenge and get started. If you are stuck and don’t know how to proceed, then keep reading!

1 – Transforming Information Into A Clear And Concise Infographic

Infographics are a beautiful way to display complex data and information in a visually compelling way. The problem is that sometimes, organizing that data clearly is a tough job. This post will show you how to structure your information into an infographic that tells a story and is easy to read and understand.

2 – “I Need To Create an Infographic, But I Have No Clue Where to Start”

As we mentioned above, starting up is the biggest challenge. In this post, we’ll show you different tools, tricks and tips to overcome that initial fear so you can design stunning infographics in no time.

3 – How to Create an Infographic for Communicating with the Team

Many of you use Piktochart to create materials for internal communications within your company. It can be about updating your team on the project you are working on and walking them through your findings, or perhaps giving a presentation about your competitors or market trends. Other times it’s about explaining complicated processes or changed organization structures in an easy and visual way to get people on the same page. Piktochart infographics and presentations make information so much easier to digest. We use it on daily basis to explain what we do and keep our teams informed. In this blogpost we will walk you through our process and explain what elements make good presentations.

4 – How to Make Superb Infographics For Your Blog

Creating content that is read, shared and commented on is not an easy task. We recognize that many of you run blogs as part of your content marketing strategy and are looking for ways to attract more visitors through an even more compelling content. In this post we will share best practices for turning your blog articles into infographics that will perfectly complement your blogposts and increase their shareability.

5 – Five First Time Infographics That Absolutely Rock

You don’t need to be an expert to create stunning infographics, even if it’s your first time. This post will dive deep into the design path of 5 first-time Piktocharters, showing what they did, and how they did it.

6 – Five Design Trends in 2015 You Could Use For Inspiration

My favorite way of starting when I’m stuck is to look for inspiration elsewhere. In this post, we’ll cover 5 different design trends and some cool places you could get inspiration from.

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