Mind Map Examples To Visualize and Organize Your Ideas

Fine tuning your business process? Planning a project? Organizing your assignment? Whatever the situation mind maps are a great way to visualize the process and execute it smoothly. Below are some mind map examples created for different situations. Click on any of them to instantly modify them using our easy to use interface.

Mind Map for Meetings

Mind maps are great for meetings, the below example might suit Lex Luthor more, but we are positive you can modify it to fit your business.

Mind map example of a meeting to defeat Super Man, one of many mind map examples available at Creately

Is this what Lex Luthor uses in his secret meetings? ( click on the image to use it as a template )

TIP: With Creately you can easily share the mind map with the other participants so they know exactly what to expect in the meeting. They can expand the agenda, add notes etc. before the meeting. During the meeting they can add or modify the nodes and everyone can see the changes instantly because of real-time collaboration. Check out this article to learn more about how to effectively use mind maps in meetings >>.

Mind Map Examples for Students

Struggling with a research proposal? Don’t know where to start? Then the below mind map example is a good place to start. Research proposals can be quite complex and and this mind map covers most things included in a research proposal. If this one isn’t to your liking you can find many more mind map templates useful for students in our diagram community.

A mind map example covering most things included in a research proposal

A mind map of a research proposal ( click to view larger image )

Click here to directly modify the template >>

TIP: It’s difficult to add such  large mind map inside a blog posts and websites, but with our Creately diagram viewer embedding large diagrams into web pages is not a problem. Check out this help page which explains the Creately diagram viewer >>.

Mind Map to Start a Business

Starting a business is no small feet and you have to plan for many things. And mind maps are the perfect tool to plan almost anythings. Below mind map example shows the initial steps involved in starting a business.

TIP: You can also add some personal touch to it using different icons. For examples for the product sub topic you can add your own products image. You can add a steadily growing graph to the sales sub topic. You can even add pleasant background by using our import feature. The key thing is to make it look visually pleasing so you will love working on it.

Mind map example showing the different things to consider when starting a business

Few steps involved in starting a business ( click on image to use the template )

Mind Map to Create a Website

There are many web designers who use Creately to create mock-ups and wire-frames and I’m sure they will love the below mind map which shows different aspects you need to consider when designing a website. As you can add different styles for different sub topics. This adds clarity to your mind map and very useful for complex mind maps.

A mind map for breaking down a web design project

How to plan a web design projects ( click on image to use as a template )

Many More Mind Map Examples

Shown above are some mind map examples that can be found in the Creately diagramming community. Just click on them to start using them as templates immediately. Cant find the one you’re looking for? Don’t worry. Many more are added everyday by Creately staff and thousands of Creately users. Visit the mind map section of the diagram community and browse through other examples.

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Software engineer turned tech evangelist. I handle marketing stuff here at Creately including writing blog posts and handling social media accounts. In my spare time I love to read and travel. Check out my personal blog Rumbling Lankan where I write about online marketing stuff.


  1. Great Mind maps ! well i subcribing your blog via rss feed

  2. Nishadha

    Glad you loved it. Hope you enjoy the rest of the posts.

  3. Great examples Nishadha. These examples will give us an idea how to get started with. thanks for sharing them. :)

  4. Lesley Porter

    I have signed up for a test run, just now I signed up and I already love it…..

  5. hayat

    thanks a lot .it was really a good source of information .especially demo ti create a mind map

  6. Nishadha

    Your welcome Hayat.

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