11 Must-Have Design Tools for Productive Marketers

Marketers rely on visuals every day to create compelling web pages and campaigns. We love good design, but we understand that you don’t always have time to create something beautiful. If you’re in need of a new logo, engaging website, fun font combination, great chart, or clever social media image – you’re in luck!

We’ve crafted a list of 11 must-have design tools that will boost your creativity and productivity, little to no experience required:


Stencil – Stencil offers ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers, and small businesses. It is perfect for creating social media posts, ads, marketing visuals, emails and more.

Infogram – Create awesome data visualizations with Infogram. Our charts and infographics are simple to make and easy on the eye. Share impressive stats with your audience in a snap.

PicMonkey – Create the most eye-exploding photo you’ve ever made, with PicMonkey’s online photo editor. Add text, effects, or overlays. You can even create photo collages.

Weld – Weld offers custom web design without coding. It enables non-techies to make websites quickly and easily. You’re never tied to a template and anything can be modified.

Wirify – Turn any web page into a wireframe in just one click with Wirify. Their tool helps you focus on page structure by hiding a web page’s content, which allows you to analyze page layouts.

Pablo – With Pablo, by Buffer, you can create beautiful images easily to make your posts pop. Pablo offers over 50,000+ images, 25+ font styles, and easy editing options.

GIMP – GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. A little more high-tech, but the options are endless.

illustrio – illustrio offers infinitely customizable graphics for everyone. They feature an extensive library of images you can customize with your own colors, text, and figures.

Withoomph – Launching a business can be tough, and it starts with a great logo. Withoomph offers individuals and start-ups relevant and beautifully designed logos online instantly.

Type Anything – Type Anything lets you test and create the perfect typography setup for your projects. This simple tool will help you make great font combinations.

Squarespace – Whether you need a powerful landing page, striking galleries, a professional blog, or an online store, it’s all included with your Squarespace website. Best of all, everything is mobile-ready.


As a marketer, you must have data you’d like to visualize. Well-placed data visualizations lead to better engagement with customers, more awareness for the brand, and more revenue for your company.

Combine brand-driven charts with valuable content and you have a winning sales pitch.


This post was originally published by our content partner, Infogr.am.