An expression states, “Nothing is certain but death, taxes, and data.”
You need to present data in your blog posts.
Data gives your blog post information credibility.
Numbers don’t lie. People can’t argue with numbers.
How do you present the data?
Has data presentation been a problem for you?
It’s been a problem for me.
My post offering beginner blogging tips was a study designed to reassure bloggers that disappointing page views do not mean they need to abandon their blogs and quit blogging.
Gary Jefferies, my co-author, compiled the research while I was in charge of presenting them in our blog post.
Ouch! No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get the numbers to align.
Gary suggested I align the numbers but as hard as I tried, I couldn’t get the numbers straight, one over the other.
If you’d like to see the messy numbers I published, click the link to This Is Why Seasonal Blogging Factors Never Have to Be the Kiss of Death, 12 Tips and scroll down to “What the Research Shows.”
I was embarrassed and frustrated!
If I only had known about plugins that allow you to use tables on your site, I could have put the numbers in a table and avoided the negative emotions that interfered with what was an otherwise fun experience.
After reading this post, you’ll be able to avoid having my bad experience since you’ll be able to put tables in your blog posts.
This post will enable you to present data in an organized, professional manner and even boost your income by using the WordPress table plugins to make a pricing table template.