How to Create a Cluster Diagram

Visualize clusters of ideas around a core concept
cluster diagram

Part 1: What is Cluster Diagram?

A cluster diagram is a type of diagram that is usually used in brainstorming and exploring new ideas.

Cluster diagrams are also called cloud diagrams. A cluster diagram can help people systematise the generation of ideas and visualise ideas which are related to each other closely.

Part 2: How to Make a Cluster Diagram Effortlessly?

How to make a cluster diagram easily? Using EdrawMax to create your own cluster diagram.

Step 1: Open EdrawMax desktop software or EdrawMax web-based application.

Step 2: Navigate to [New]>[Mind Map]>[Bubble Diagram]

Open cluster diagram

Step 3: Select one cluster diagram template to edit on it or click the [+] sign to start from scratch. Also, you can use massive cluster diagram symbols and elements from libraries in left menu to customize your cluster diagram.

Choose a cluster diagram template in EdrawMax

Step 4: Once finished your creation, you can export the file in multiple formats, including Graphics, PDF, editable MS Office file, SVG and Visio vsdx file.

Save or export cluster diagram in EdrawMax

Step 5: Besides, you can share your diagram with others via social media and web page. Or publish your diagram in EdrawMax template gallery to show your work with others.

share and publish cluster diagram in EdrawMax

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Part 3: Cluster Diagram Examples

Example 1: Cluster Analysis Diagram

Cluster diagrams are used to see how each cluster of ideas or concepts relate to each other. In this instance, we can see how the e-business processes, supplier processes, and operations processes all work together to fulfil the customer’s needs.

cluster diagram example

Example 2: Cluster Diagrams for Writing

Cluster diagrams are used to categories ideas based on an overarching theme or idea. For example, under the main theme of “How to be a Construction Contractor”, there are three sub-categories, which are Learn Construction, Learn English, and Obtain City License. Each of these sub-categories will have ideas branching out from within them, all of which will help achieve the goal of becoming a construction contractor.

cluster diagrams for writing


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Part 4: Conclusion

According to this article, there are mainly three parts to illustrate what is cluster diagram, to tell you how to create cluster diagrams, and to show you some cluster diagram examples.

EdrawMax is an easiest all-in-one diagramming tool, you can create cluster diagrams and any other type diagrams with ease! With substantial cluster diagram symbols and cliparts, making cluster diagrams could be as simple as possible. Also, it supports to export your work in multiple formats and share your work with others. Get started to create your cluster diagrams now!

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