How to Make an Infographic Using Pictochart
In this set of instructions you will learn how to use the program
Piktochart to create infographic documents. This step-by-step
manual will cover everything from creating an account to importing
data into a chart, and everything in between. After reading
these instructions, you should be confident enough to create an
infographic of your own using Piktochart.
Make an Account
1. Go to Piktochart’s website at
2. Click the green SIGN UP button
in the top right corner
(See Figure 1.)
3. Create a new account to begin
Figure 1: Image of the SIGN UP button.
Choose a Format
1. Click the CREATE NEW button in the top right corner (where the SIGN
UP button was located) to bring up content creation options.
2. Choose the option most suitable for your needs (See Figure 2.)
Figure 2: There are currently three types of content that you can create using Piktochart.
This section will go through the steps for creating an account and
choosing a format for your document.
Once you have your document open, you’re ready to add content
with the toolbar located on the left side of the screen (See Figure 3.)
This tool allows you to insert clipart, stock images, and photo frames.
This tool allows you to upload your own images to be used in the content
that you are creating.
This tool allows you to select a background to be used for the content
that you are creating.
This tool allows you to add text to the content that you are creating.
Piktochart also offers a wide selection of text frames that you can use.
This tool allows you to add charts, graphs, maps, and embedded video.
Figure 3: Image of the toolbar
Publish Your Content
You are now ready to publish, print, or share your content! This
can be accomplished with the toolbar located in the top right
corner (See Figure 4.)
Press the SAVED button to save your document.
Press the PREVIEW button to see what your document will look like.
Press the DOWNLOAD button to download your document as a PNG or
Press the SHARE button to receive a HTML embed code, or to publish
your content on to a social media platform such as Facebook or Twitter.
Figure 4: Image of the toolbar for publishing.
Congratulations! You now have the working knowledge needed in
order to create high quality content using Piktochart!