Ranking, listing, comparing, are large number of items. Which template to select depends on:

  • How many items there are to rank
  • Whether the ranking is quantitative or not
 
A straight forward, quantitative comparison. Make sure to sort the data values in a meaningful way, don't just plop in the data without thinking

A straight forward, quantitative comparison. Make sure to sort the data values in a meaningful way, don't just plop in the data without thinking

Use when you need to compare across multiple dimensions. Think about whether you need these bar charts, or just a simple table. If the values in the bars do not change much than the bars add little value.

Use when you need to compare across multiple dimensions. Think about whether you need these bar charts, or just a simple table. If the values in the bars do not change much than the bars add little value.

You can create hybrid data charts and tables. For example, the % growth can be added as a "bubble" next to the bars.

You can create hybrid data charts and tables. For example, the % growth can be added as a "bubble" next to the bars.

In this chart, the table is more dominant than the data chart. Use the table text for non-quantifiable information, or numbers that are less important. Position the bar at the right hand side of the table and use it to display the most important number of the ranking

In this chart, the table is more dominant than the data chart. Use the table text for non-quantifiable information, or numbers that are less important. Position the bar at the right hand side of the table and use it to display the most important number of the ranking

A simple numbered ranking

A simple numbered ranking

The same numbered ranking, now with an extra column to put in points, sales, etc. SlideMagic makes it very easy to add/subtract columns.

The same numbered ranking, now with an extra column to put in points, sales, etc. SlideMagic makes it very easy to add/subtract columns.