When you share a chart, how do you help your audience instantly get your point?
Often, presenters and analysts make people work way too hard to get the point of a chart!
So, to help you convey your point with punch, you’ll find 3 specific tips in this post. They’re inspired by a great 10-minute video by Donabel Santos, which I’ll share in a pair of short clips below. (Plus, you’ll find the full-length video at the end of the post.)
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In this 10-second clip, you’ll see a very busy line chart, which the speaker will later do a makeover on. (She’s using Tableau, but you could do the same makeover in Excel, PowerPoint, or any other charting software.)
The chart shows how market share changed over time – for over 70 phone vendors:
To see more clearly, click the Full screen (⛶) button during playback.
(To exit full-screen mode, click the button again, or press Esc.)
In this post, we’ll step through the makeover shown in the full-length video. And whenever you do a chart makeover, I recommend you follow these 3 steps that we’ll use:Top ↑