Adapted from our blog post "Top 10 Tips to Master Data Dashboards", this article provides a few tips as you build out your dashboards
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Structuring content to read from left to right (or right to left) is one of the best ways to improve comprehension. Start by placing your most important data points in the top left-hand (or right-hand) corner.
In another example below, the dashboard shows revenue (left to right), then moves into less critical data such as latest tweets:
Group Specific Data in Dashboard Components
There is nothing worse than going to a data dashboard and the information is all over the place. When you’re creating your data dashboard, focus on specific topics and groups. Grouping content together in a clear way is important to give a complete overview of data. Plus, it helps viewers access the right information, at the right time.
For example, the dashboard below separates everything and is organized to flow well throughout data segments.
Preview Ads next to your Metrics
Considering add a preview of the ad work your doing by providing an image of the ad your running.