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5 Secrets to Better Presentation Charts and Graphs

Presenting data-driven charts? Here are 5 secrets to delivering Presentation Charts and Graphs powerfully. Visit for more such insights.

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5 Secrets to Better Presentation Charts and Graphs

  1. 1. 5 Secrets to Better Presentation Charts & Graphs © 2012
  2. 2. Presentation of datais tricky. Most peoplein your audiencehate to crunchnumbers.
  3. 3. Here are 5 Secrets tomake your audienceunderstand yourCharts and Graphsbetter.
  4. 4. A lot of data isavailable in Excel andmost presenters havethe habit of ‘Cut-Pasting’ it from there.
  5. 5. Graphs in Excel arecreated for detailedreporting.They don’t work in apresentation.
  6. 6. Source: Visual PowerPoint Graphs PackCreate specificgraphs & charts tosupport yourpresentation idea.
  7. 7. Showcase only thedata points that are relevant. Cut out everything else.
  8. 8. Sometimes presenters havea favorite chart type and useit all the time. They forgetthe basics.
  9. 9. Use the right charts: - Pie chart to represent proportions- Line chart to represent trends- Column or Bar chart to represent ranks underdifferent conditions
  10. 10. Make your point withimpact by using the right charts in presentations.
  11. 11. Graphs without a clearfocus, take a long time tounderstand…
  12. 12. Source: Visual PowerPoint Graphs PackMake your keypoint stand out.
  13. 13. To make presentation of dataeffective, remove everything thatcan potentially distract the audienceattention.
  14. 14. Source: Visual PowerPoint Graphs PackUse callouts andanimation topresent clearlyand in stages
  15. 15. A lot of presentersexpect their audience todo mental math anddraw their ownconclusions.This is a great way tolose your audienceattention.
  16. 16. Source: Visual PowerPoint Graphs PackTell youraudience whatto Infer
  17. 17. Then, your audience justneeds to read the inferenceand see the proof in thegraph.
  18. 18. Sometimes in a datapresentation, numbers canbe cold and intimidating.
  19. 19. Source: Visual PowerPoint Graphs PackUsing relevantvisuals makeyour informationmore inviting.
  20. 20. Data-Driven Infographics can add power to your message. Source: Visual PowerPoint Graphs Pack
  21. 21. You can find 320+ data-driven Graphs & Info Graphics in our Visual PowerPoint Graphs Pack View the Gallery Here:
  22. 22. The 5 secrets to Better Charts & Graphs in PowerPoint:1. Create specific graphs to support your presentation idea.2. Use the right charts.3. Make your key point stand out.4. Tell your audience what to Infer.5. Using relevant visuals make your information more inviting.
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