These colorful and extremely helpful graphics have burst onto the digital scene explaining and discussing everything from aquatic botany to Twitter to online dating. But exactly what are infographics and why should you use one?

 

Well, they’re basically images that have graphics and text (includings stats) about a certain topic, place, thing, etc. Since infographics are graphics they be used on any webpage, facebook page, or Twitter, Pinterest post to get your name/company out on any platform. They also lead potential new clients to back to your website.

 

Now that you have seen the infographic light, it’s time to start making them. We’ve found this to help you get started on making your first infographic! Here are some of our favorite infographic sites:

 

Visual.ly

 

Infographic Labs

 

Infogram

 

If you have made an infographic, send it to us and your favorite infographic site!