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 maps are a graphical way of organizing information, helping anyone to better analyze and generate new ideas. Every mind map has an idea, where the graphical representation starts from. There can be only one main idea in any mind map. Attached to the Idea are Topics. You can have as many topics as you like on a mind map.

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 template for students is a good place to start. Research proposals can be quite complex 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  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 maps inside 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 because you have to plan for many things. And mind maps are the perfect tool to plan almost anything. Below mind map example shows the initial steps involved in starting a business.

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 )

TIP: You can also add some personal touch to it using different icons. For example, for the product subtopic you can add your own products image. You can add a steadily growing graph to the sales subtopic. You can even add a 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 to Create a Website

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

A mind map for breaking down a web design project
How to plan a web design project (click on image to use as a template )

Mind Map Template for a Promotional Campaign

Planning a promotional campaign is no easy task. It takes a lot of money, time, effort and creative thinking. Using a mind map, you can plan out each stage of the campaign efficiently. It will help you record your ideas while brainstorming for new strategies with your team, keep track of your responsibilities and make sure that you are not missing out on the important steps you should be taking. A mind map can basically guide you through the process of planning the campaign.

Mind map showing the important elements of a promotional campaign
How to plan a promotional campaign (click to view larger image)

Mind Map Template for a Product Launch

During a product launch, you must give meticulous attention to every little detail involved in the process, from the product features to the platform you are going to advertise it on. With a neat mind map like the one below, you can easily make sure that you are not missing out on the important things and that everything is going according to plan.

A mind map to plan a product launch
Mind Map Template for a Product Launch (click to view larger image)

Mind Map Template of a Pricing Model

Deciding a price for your product or service requires you to take many factors into consideration. Relying on a mind map like this will guide you through the process and help you come up with an effective outcome.

A mind map of a pricing model for businesses
Mind Map Template of a Pricing Model (click to view larger image)

Mind Map Template for a Weekly Employee Meeting

Having everything planned before any event is the easiest way to make sure that nothing goes wrong. When it comes to planning a weekly employee meeting, you can do it on a mind map conveniently. Not only your weekly employee meetings, but with the planning of any event, you can rely on a mind map like the one below.

Mind map template for planning a weekly employee meeting
Mind Map Template for a Weekly Employee Meeting (click on image to use as template)

Mind Map Diagram Template of the Harry Potter Movie Plot

You are not the only one who wanted to break down the Harry Potter storyline and analyze each and every part of it. And with the help of a mind map, you can do this more efficiently.  Using Creately, you can add graphics and images (which you can import from your own computer or search on Google right inside the app) to illustrate your points and to make the map look more appealing.

A mind map based on the plot of the Harry Potter movie
Mind Map Diagram Template of the Harry Potter Movie Plot (Click on the image to use as a template)

Blank Mind Map Diagram Template

Mind maps are an effective way to organize your thoughts. Whenever you come up with an idea, you can use a mind map to neatly put down your thoughts, so you can easily analyze them and come up with solutions. A mind map is also an essential tool to use during a brainstorming session. You can use this empty mind map template to start constructing your ideas or strategies immediately.

Blank Mind Map Diagram Template
Blank Mind Map Diagram Template (Click on the 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. Can’t find the one you’re looking for? Don’t worry. Much more mind more templates are added every day by Creately staff and thousands of Creately users. Visit the mind map section of the diagram community and browse through other mind map examples.

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  1. Nishadha

    Your welcome Hayat.

  2. hayat

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

  3. Lesley Porter

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

  4. Great examples Nishadha. These examples will give us an idea how to get started with. thanks for sharing them. 🙂

  5. Nishadha

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

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

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