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Top Ten Chart Secrets from A Nonprofit Data Nerd

 

 

Note from Beth: A few months ago,  Ann Emery wrote a guest post about her Top 10 Spreadsheet Secrets which was an amazingly practical and popular post.    Ann inspired me to set up a tumblr blog called “Now That’s A Spreadsheet” showcasing examples from nonprofits.    

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How Do I Say It With Charts?

Source: Juice Lab Chart Chooser

Last month, Stephanie Evergreen wrote an awesome guest post called “Six Steps to Great Charts” with lots of practical tips for using the Excel chart feature to visualize your social media measurement data.  The six steps:

Step 1:  Which Chart is Best?… Read More

#datanerds: Six Steps to Great Graphs and Charts

Source: Gemma Correll – I Love Charts

Note from Beth: I just knew that I was going to start obsessing about charts and graphs after my Excel spreadsheet obsessions started.  I thought if I set up a tumblr blog curating great nonprofit spreadsheets, but the next logical step is create visualizations of your data.  

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Does Your Nonprofit Need (free) Help from A Data Scientist?

This map is one of a series of 80 global maps describing the state of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats.  It is the result of a collaborative data and data visualization project undertaken by the Nature Conservancy scientists,  working with governments, scientists and conservation organizations around the world.   … Read More

Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session

I was honored to be invited to cover this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum, a community of donors and social investors committed to international causes.  The annual conference helps inform, enable and enhance the strategic nature of their work.       This year’s conference, “The Future We Make” had four themes – strategic philanthropy, modern day slavery, agriculture and nutrition, and education, learning, and employment.… Read More