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Charts II: Choose the right chart type

The first step is to select a chart type for your data

With Excel you can chart your data in the most visually effective form.

With so many chart types available, how do you know which is best for you? Keep in mind, the point is to get your message across in the most effective way.

Different chart types can deliver different messages about the same data. It's like several versions of a single story—for example, the one about three salespeople.

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