Create Infographics Easily with Infographic Maker Piktochart [#mapodcast]

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About this podcast series

The Marketing Automation 101 Podcast from Visual Contenting discusses about the inside out of marketing automation, visual communications and how they can help small to medium businesses succeed through proven methods, best practices and expert advice.

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Tweetable Statistics

An infographic can drive 250% more traffic than an ordinary blog post with pictures. Click To Tweet

An infographic can drive 250% more traffic

Infographics shared on Twitter get 832% more retweets than images and articles. Click To Tweet

Infographics shared on Twitter get 832% more retweets

From 2010 to 2012, web traffic specialists KISSmetrics enjoyed more than 41,000 re-tweets referencing its infographic material. Click To Tweet

Web traffic specialists KISSmetrics enjoyed more than 41,000 re-tweets

What’s Piktochart?

Piktochart is simply a cloud-based design tool with drag and drop feature to help you create infographics, presentations, posters and reports. Cloud-based tool means that you don’t have to download or install any kind of software, just go to its website, create an account (which is 100% FREE) and that’s it. You now can freely create as many infographics as you want.

Create Infographics Easily with Infographic Maker Piktochart

Pros and Cons

Piktochart is convenient and easy to use especially if you are working with steps by steps, how to guide or any simple infographics. If you’re using Lite/Pro account, you can pick one pre-made template among a wide variety of choices and start customize on your own. It’s that simple.

One thing that I don’t like about Piktochart is that it’s less flexible if you want to create long form infographics and it really depends on your creativity to create something unique and fresh. As you know, with pre-made templates you may fall into the trap of “me too” infographics which do no good for your business.

Infographics that You Can Make out of Piktochart

Steps to Turn Fact-driven White Papers into Compelling Infographics

Steps to Turn Fact-Driven White Papers into Compelling Infographics

How to Know If Your Infographics Suck?

Courtesy of: Visual Contenting

 

Additional Resources to Create Killer Infographics with Piktochart

We’re working on creating a FREE online course to guide you steps by steps to create killer infographics with Piktochart and other free infographic makers, we’ll keep you updated once it’s done.

If you know or have new marketing tools that you want to share with Visual Contenting community, remember to give us a shout.

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