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Verse 3 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Here’s another way to look at the bars in our very popular first verse! Bars charts are almost always an excellent substitute for pie charts (image at bottom of post). With one glance, it is super-simple to compare values within and across all elements. Eliminates a ton of wasted visual energy to look back and […]

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Verse 2 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Treemaps are an attention-getting change of pace (compared to pie charts-image at bottom of post). Compact delivery of information using size and color — two powerful visual properties. Eliminates a ton of wasted visual energy to look back and forth across the pie charts. Downside can be limited space to see all labels (without just […]

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Verse 1 of 10+ Ways to Leave Your Pie Chart

Bars charts are almost always an excellent substitute for pie charts (image at bottom of post). With one glance, it is super-simple to compare values within and across all elements. Eliminates a ton of wasted visual energy to look back and forth across the pie charts. We need three colors instead of 17! and could […]

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