How to Make an Infographic

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How to Make an Infographic

Have you ever stopped to design your infographic from scratch? Do you know how to make infographics for your blog content?

Every day more and more users share infographic content on their social networks and blogs as they begin to know the power of infographics.

The definition of infographics is simple, but we get stuck when starting to design them since we see that there are many elements, and we are overwhelmed with it.

But don’t worry. I am going to show you with what programs you can effortlessly create infographics and how to make an infographic within 5 minutes.

What is an infographic?

An infographic image is a graphic and visual representation to expose and summarize the contents on a particular topic using images, graphics, charts, or other types of visual elements. We must remember that an infographic is a crucial element to sum up the contents of a blog article, so it must be concise, attractive and aesthetic.

Besides, an infographic must be simple and well designed, according to the information presented in it. It is a technique widely used as a marketing strategy to create content in a blog article since it will lower the bounce rate to our website pages.

How to make infographics?

Now, I’ll tell you how to make an infographic. The case is always that we do not know where to start, and we are overwhelmed before time.

Step 1. Decide the theme and idea

Before starting with our infographic, decide a theme and an idea about your infographic. If you don’t have any idea, you can go to DesignCap Infographic Maker to get inspiration from numerous infographic templates. Once you decide the theme and the idea, prepare the image, data, text, or graphic that you are going to use in the design. After everything is prepared well, start making it with an easy tool. Here we use DesignCap.

Step 2. Customize infographic with DesignCap

DesignCap is one of the most robust free graphic design services available, including much more than infographics. It offers thousands of professionally designed templates located into different categorize. With so many types of designs it offers, you might think you will be overwhelmed. But the DesignCap provides a straightforward interface to make all the designs at ease. You can start your design from a blank template or choose a preset template. To create your design like a pro, do later.

Open the website www.designcap.com, and click the button “Get Started Now” to choose a template. After selecting a template, it’s time to change the graphics and information in the design. With DesignCap, you can replace the graphics using its free stock photos, icons, shapes, maps, charts, tables, etc. It provides more than a million of stock images in the app and millions of icons as well. You can also upload your images from the computer and use them in the design. If you want to enhance the impression of your brand, you can add your brand logo in the infographic.

When it comes to the information section, DesignCap gives you the option to type your text in the design, replacing the one in the template. Then adjust the text font, color, size, spacing, format, etc. What I love most is its font option, where I can upload my font from my local folders of the computer.

To make a quick organization to the graphic and information, you can use the module feature. DesignCap offers a list of modules like Social Icon, Icons & Text, Images & Text, Diagrams, Timelines, etc. Pick a style and replace the image and text. That would be very convenient.

You can make other settings to the design like background, layers, page alignment, etc. DesignCap provides three options to custom the infographic background: a. color (solid color or gradient color); b. beautiful preset patterns; c. a custom image (drag and resize the image to cover the whole canvas and adjust its opacity and put its layer to the bottom).

Step 3. Download and use it in your blog

After you are satisfied with your infographic design, click the download button at the right top of the tool. And choose the image format (JPG, PNG, PDF) to save it on your computer. Then you can use it anywhere in your blog content.

Conclusion  

If you are going to create an infographic in a really simple way, DesignCap is your tool. All you need to do is click the mouse and use drag&drop features. Its interface is very friendly and easy to use.

If we do not have any knowledge of Photoshop or any design program, DesignCap certainly makes it easy for users to create infographics. Make your infographics for your blog content now.