Color and font choices help establish your ethos. The font you choose should, first and foremost, be legible. But you can also use fonts to establish tone.
fun or funny
You can use different fonts to
especially important information.
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You can use color to evoke
feelings, establish tone, link ideas
or highlight information. Make
sure there's enough contrast to keep
your infographic legible!
Adding links to text, icons or photos is an easy way to cite your sources.
Just select the element, click the 'link' button, and paste the URL. Easy as pie!
Any element can be a hyperlink!
How will you circulate
Early and Often!
Piktochart auto-saves your work every so often, but don't rely on that! Make sure you save your work using the green 'save' button at
the top right of the
screen before you finish
work each session.
When the file is up to date, the 'save' button will show a
check mark and change
to read 'saved'.
Once your infographic is complete, you'll need to circulate it to your audience. The way you do that will depend on two factors:
1. The venue you've chosen to publish your infographic
2. The elements you've included in your infographic
Printing your infographic?
First off, do you have any moving elements, like gifs or movies, in your infographic? If so, it won't work in print (at least in the Muggle world!). You'll want to publish your infographic in a digital format instead.
You can save your static infographic as a JPEG, PNG or PDF using the 'DOWNLOAD' link at the top right of the Piktochart editing window.
Publishing to a digital platform?
You have several options for digitally publishing your infographic. Below are common platforms and the publishing options that will work for them.
(static content only)
You already know how to download your infographic; you can upload the image to a website or social media, or attach it to
The other options are found under the 'SHARE' link at the top right of the Piktochart editing window.
Need more help?
You can check out a step-by-step tutorial for saving and sharing your infographic on the Piktochart website.
Prepared by Beck Wise for the Digital Writing & Research Lab, 2016