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Infographics are one of the most unique ways of sharing and communicating information in a visually interesting way. Infographics are the highest shared content type and therefore one of the best ways to communicate data. The population in this day and age prefers and responds to visual content better than they do to plainly written text. This is why visual content like infographics have become a popular way of communicating information.
But not all infographics are created equal. For every stunning design and great infographic, there is a low quality and confusing infographic. So it’s usually a hassle for most people who want to ensure their content doesn’t fall in the lackluster category. While infographics are easy to digest, they are not necessarily easy to create. From the perspective of someone who is not a designer, creating an infographic that engages, summarizes, and informs can seem like an impossible task.
The major issue for most people is choosing an infographic making tool that works best for them. If this is an issue that has been plaguing you, then you are in the right place!
It’s true that there are already numerous tools out there that you can use to create infographics. These include PowerPoint, InDesign, and Canva just to mention a few. The problem is that some of these well-known apps can be quite expensive. It doesn’t make sense to spend so much money if you’re just looking to create a simple infographic.
At times, it can take you too long to learn how to use these apps and this creates complications especially if you have limited time. Even if you do learn how to use them, the average amount of time you are likely to spend making an infographic is quite much.
You need not worry about all this anymore! Introducing Desygner. It is an online infographic maker that is used to create all kinds of content from business posters, flyers, business cards, and much more. It makes designing simple and cut backs on the time one uses to create a simple infographic. With this tool you need not worry about the quality of your content! It allows you to create beautiful graphics that are eye-catching and which are detailed.
The tool prides itself in ease of use so you won’t have to spend a lot of time learning how to use it. The icing on the cake is that it is free to use! If you’re looking to get more features, you can always upgrade to the paid version, which is affordable.
Desygner currently has over 10 million users.
Go to www.desygner.com . After this click on Create my First Design.
A page will then appear where you are supposed to fill in your details. Do this and click on Sign Up.
Once you’ve signed up you’ll be required to choose:
Pick one that fits your needs. I clicked on the Start from blank option. This gave me several options to choose for my canvas size.
Once you’ve chosen your custom size you will be directed to a page where you can now start working on your canvas.
For free, high quality images, go to imagesload.net on your browser. Search for an image that fits your purposes and then download it.
Go back to desygner and click on the Images command.
Click on drag and drop as is in the figure above and navigate to where you saved your image from imagesload.net.
Your image will be added to desygner. Point your cursor on the image. Several options appear. You can either add it as an image or add it as background. Click on the appropriate choice.
You can edit the background color of your canvas so it accentuates your background image. You can also reposition your background image Find these commands just above your canvas.
Remember, to add more images to your canvas, just follow the procedure above.
Here is the image I picked (https://imagesload.net/view/man-on-stars-transparent-background-png/uRaWz)
To add text, click on the Text tab. Choose what type of text it is and drag to your canvas.
After adding your text, the text tab appears just above your canvas. Use this to edit and customize your text.
To add icons, click on the Icons tab and select one from the options.
You can also choose templates and apply them to your canvas. Play around with the controls and within no time you will get the hang of it.
You will find these two options on the top right corner of your screen.
When you click on share the options that appear are as seen below. Choose the platform where you want to share your content.
When you click on download these options appear:
After this you will basically be done.
As you can see, creating an Infographic using desygner is easy. It took me 10 minutes to complete mine and this was my first time using desygner. Make a point of playing around with the controls and within no time you’ll be making better infographics than mine below.