10 Infographic Creation Tools from The Daily SEO Blog


Here’s a nice piece from earlier this month that highlights ten alternative ways to tell/supplement online stories. It’s titled: 10 Tools for Creating Infographics and Visualizations

In the early days I was content with having my students just get stories up online. There were no photos to accompany those stories. That was an obvious mistake – for many reasons. We have now switch to requiring an image to accompany each story. This past year I have even moved to encouraging them to include infographics and interactive graphics online as well. I’m always looking for tools to pass along and help them with and the 10 found here in this post are worth a look.

The post showcases:

  • Piktochart
  • Easel.ly
  • Infogr.am
  • Visual.ly
  • Tableau
  • OmniGraffle
  • Balsamiq
  • TimelineJS
  • Present.me
  • There is also a post on making a video

Check the post out and I’d love to hear in the comments below what tools your staff is using or if you’ve tried any of these out.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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One thought on “10 Infographic Creation Tools from The Daily SEO Blog

  • February 18, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    Great list! Thanks for compiling it. I teach college journalism and wondering if others have had success getting students interested in gathering the kind of data that could be used to make infographics.

    I feel like many students would enjoy using the tools listed above, if they had or could get data or come up with an accompanying story.


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