Bar Charts

A bar chart or bar graph is a chart with rectangular bars with lengths proportional to the values that they represent. The bars can be plotted vertically or horizontally. A vertical bar chart is sometimes called a column bar chart.
Posts about Bar Charts
  • 7 Cardinal Sins Of Chartmaking

    …. Unnecessary 3D 3D charts definitely look cool, we can all agree on that. The problem is, 3D effects really distort the data in the chart. Perspective and parallax effects cause angles to be distorted and heights to be misread. Avoid 3D charts at all costs. 3. Part-to-Whole charts that don’t add up to 100% One of the most egregious chart mistakes is a chart…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Listing Physical Visualizations

    … by Drew Skau 1 min ago Filed Under: Data The vast majority of visualizations we experience in our lives come from the digital world. On rare occasion, they are printed out on a piece of paper, but even then, they are two dimensional. Even more rarely, visualizations are created in the three dimensional physical world. Yvonne Jansen and Pierre…

    Drew Skau/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 13 readers -
  • How to Be a Data Scientist: An Interview with Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz

    Here at WordStream, we occasionally do a “Make a Wish” exercise where everyone gets to make a few (work-related) wishes and we try our best to make them a reality. Recently, I wished to hire a data scientist for the content marketing team. And lo and behold, my wish has been granted! We’re planning to hire a data scientist in early 2015.

    Elisa Gabbert/ WordStream- 15 readers -
  • Three implications for Big Data and your marketing department

    … invented the peanut butter-bacon ice cream about to take the country by storm. It is in the obscure journal article announcing a technological innovation that could destroy your most profitable niche for marketing automation services. If you picked up on any of these trends fast enough, it could radically impact your shoe, food, or software…

    {grow}in Google- 2 readers -
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