3 tips for better data visualizations

How to take your skills beyond simply mastering visualization software and make your charts more persuasive

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Making charts with data is easy. Coming up with charts that show what's important in your data takes skills beyond simply mastering visualization software.

Accuracy is critical, but it's often not enough. You may need data to help make a case -- to compete for attention, resources and money; to pitch clients; to recruit new customers; to sway an opinion or help form one. Do you know how to use the right visual cues so your viewers can easily spot important trends?

In this excerpt from Good Charts: The HBR Guide to Making Smarter, More Persuasive Data Visualizations, you'll discover three key steps toward creating more-persuasive charts.

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(This PDF is reprinted by permission of Harvard Business Review Press. Excerpted from Good Charts: The HBR Guide to Making Smarter, More Persuasive Data Visualizations. Copyright 2016. Harvard Business Publishing Corporation. All rights reserved.)

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