Best data visualization resources

22.11.2023 by Anete Ezera

At Infogram, we want to help everyone easily visualize and communicate with data.
That’s why we handpicked some of our favorite data visualization resources to educate and inspire you. Learn how to make presentations, infographics, and reports that are engaging and memorable.

Data Visualization

How to Choose the Right Chart for Your Data

If you have data you want to visualize, make sure you use the right charts. We’ll give you an overview of the different chart types and explain how to pick the right one.

47 Top Data Visualization Books 

We’ve collected a list of powerful data visualization books from the most revered and experienced authors. These books cover cartography, journalism, and visualization techniques.

How and Why Data Visualization Works 

Mikko Järvenpää gave a powerful talk about the true impact of data visualization. Learn why we understand visualizations better than raw numbers and how visualizations transform data into action.

Data Visualization Checklist 

We created the Data Visualization Checklist. It’s our one-page guide to mastering visualizations that make an impact, full of helpful tips and friendly reminders.

17 Data Visualization Influencers to Follow 

There is a huge data-loving community on Twitter, and it’s constantly growing. We’ve picked 17 individuals that consistently tweet awesome charts.

What is Data Visualization? 
Learn why data visualization matters, what makes a good visualization, and the interesting history of data visuals.


What is an Infographic 

Learn what infographics are, what makes a good infographic, the history of infographics, and enjoy a selection of infographic examples.

How to Make an Infographic in 10 Steps [Guide] 

We’ll show you 10 steps designed to help you find your story, pick a design, make effective infographics, and promote your work.

How to Share and Promote Your Infographic Online 

Creating the best infographic on the web is only half the battle. You need to share it! Here are a few proven ways to share your infographic online.

12 Most Common Types of Infographics 

You need to choose an infographic layout that matches your content and helps tell your story. We’ve selected 12 of the most common types of infographics along with examples.


Make Infogram Maps Like an Expert – VIDEO 

In this webinar you’ll join Infogram’s Head of Customer Success, AJ, to learn how to quickly build interactive maps for your website, static maps for presentations and publishing, and animated map GIFs to share on social media.

21 Mind-Blowing Map Examples from the Web 

Every day we see amazing interactive or animation based maps we can’t wait to share. Enjoy these mind-blowing maps from around the web.

Tips & Tricks

tips and tricks data visualization

Getting Started with Infogram – VIDEO

Learn how to get started with Infogram. We’ll show you how to navigate the editor, adjust settings, add elements, and share your work.

Essential Tips & Tricks for Google Sheets You Need to Know 

In this article, we’ll share 17 Google Sheets tips and tricks that will help save you time at work. Start reading if you want to learn how to make the most of your data, in less time.

How to Create Social Media Graphics

 Learn how to build awesome social media images that increase engagement and make an impact.

4 Tips for Telling an Effective Data Story 

Don’t let the idea of presenting data intimidate you. Instead, follow these 4 tips for telling a simple, effective data story.

Adding a Chart to Your Presentation 

Infogram makes it easy to create charts and graphs to add to presentations. We are going to show you how to integrate Infogram’s charts with your presentation tool to fully engage your audience.

50 Amazing Free Data Sources You Should Know 

We’ve collected a list of 50 publicly available websites that provide data on government, global issues, scholarly articles, social media, marketing, science, journalism, media and so much more.

How to Embed Charts on a Website 

Learn how to embed Infogram charts, maps, and infographics on a webpage using the embed feature. See how easy it is to embed your data visualizations with a simple copy and paste.

5 Easy Ways to Fix Your Bad Data 

All datasets are not created equal. Some data is widely referred to as ‘bad data.’ Here are 5 easy ways to fix bad data.

5 Helpful Rules for Presenting Data Like a Pro 

We value your time and effort, which is why we put together 5 rules for presenting data. Follow these tips and you’ll be creating more engaging data presentations in no time.

Websites We Like

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Fast color scheme generator for your visualization projects.

Flowing Data

Flowing Data explores how statisticians, designers, data scientists, and others use analysis, visualization, and exploration to understand data.


The Data Viz Project presents all relevant data visualizations, so you can find the right chart.

Data Visualization Catalogue

The Data Visualisation Catalogue is an ongoing project developed by Severino Ribecca. It is a great reference for information on different chart types and methodologies.

Visualising Data

Andy Kirk’s Visualising Data is an award-winning site providing readers with a rich variety of content that charts the development of the data visualization field.

Our World in Data

Our World in Data is an online publication that shows how living conditions around the world are changing. It shares this information through interactive data visualizations and research data.

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