When presenting data, it’s important to use the right type of chart or graph. For example, bar graphs or bar charts are effective when you need to show specific trends or changes over time.
However, bar charts can often be static and uninteresting. That’s why Infogram provides options to customize and create interactive bar charts and bar graphs. Upgrade your charts by adding more information when you scroll over data points or by adding custom animations. Then publish your data online to keep your audience engaged with your content longer and help them learn at their own pace - a win-win for everyone.
Read on to learn where to use interactive bar charts, the types of bar graphs you can create in Infogram, how to get started, and frequently asked questions. Don’t worry, we’re handling the complicated technical pieces, allowing you to focus on creating engaging, exciting, and educational content that will delight your customers.
Where to use interactive bar charts
Interactive bar charts have a place in online presentations, slides, social media posts, reports, and ebooks. Across multiple industries, whenever you have to compare categories of information to show trends and changes over time, a bar chart is an effective way to tell that story.
Using interactive bar charts elevates the experience by allowing viewers to move their mouse over key data points and learn more about those specific findings. This chart shows the different sources that generate electricity and how, over time, those sources change. By allowing the user to drag their mouse over data points, and adding select animations, what would normally be a run-of-the-mill chart is elevated and more engaging to viewers.