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Time to stop everything we do and celebrate, for, our little community at chandoo.org had the most fantastic, awesome month ever.
That is right. August 2010 has been the best month since I started chandoo.org. We have broken a majority of previous records in terms of conversations, connections, content and revenues.
In August, we had 17 posts, with 604 comments. We had 178,000 visitors reading 453,000 pages. Our RSS subscriber base grew to 11,917 (it was 5738 an year ago). August has been the best month in-terms of revenues too. We sold highest number of project management templates & excel formula e-books since launch. We had a stellar launch for wedding planner with 22 customers.
Read rest of this post to find statistics about chandoo.org and get 2 charting tips.Continue »
I hate to interrupt the regular programming at Chandoo.org. But I have to give you a few updates before its too late. So here we go: Only 2 days before Wedding Planner price goes up by 50%: Many of you know that we have released a wedding planner software built purely using Excel. You have […]Continue »
Remember the excel expense tracker contest we did when our little blog hit 10,000 RSS Subs? Well, the results are out, and the winner is RomeoG. His (or her?) workbook (shown below) received 31 votes. RomeoG will receive the Toshiba net-book (this one). Thanks everyone for participating & voting. You can see the winning entry […]Continue »
Okay folks, sorry I took quite awhile to post this. But I was busy with excel school and getting my kids buzz cut. So here you go. Contest winners – India Paresh shah (website) Abhishek Jain Rahul Mulchandani (website) Contest winner – International Tom (this Tom) Congratulations Winners. You will very soon hear from me […]Continue »
Wow… I am very excited to announce that our little blog has breached the 10,000 RSS Subscriber mark. Our community has a total of 10,171 members as of yesterday. To celebrate this milestone, I am opening another contest on this blog. Read on to know the details: What is the contest: Your mission, if you […]Continue »
We have updates!!! Chandoo.org on Cloud: Everybody and their grandmother is going cloud these days. Although I am quite nebulous about this cloud thing, over the weekend, I mustered some courage and messed with Amazon Cloud Front. I am happy to tell you that Chandoo.org should feel faster and more responsive as I moved some […]Continue »
An important update and change to this blog name and logos. Please read to ensure that you are not feeling lost.
I had to change the site name from “Pointy Haired Dilbert” to “Chandoo.org”. While the change is triggered due to an email from Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert Strip, I have been mulling the change for a while and I think this is the right time for it.Continue »
I have come to Bangalore to attend the TechEd 2010 conference by Microsoft. Today (April 13th), I will be speaking on “How to select the right chart for your data”. A short talk telling people how to choose the correct chart based on the message they want to convey. [You can see the schedule and […]Continue »
Hello dear reader, Welcome to Pointy Haired Dilbert. Know a little about yourself. Read this, You are awesome. You want to learn excel, become better at charting. You like to experiment with excel and see what more you can do with it. You want to be better at your work. Excel plays a major role […]Continue »
Let us take a minute and bask in some glory, for, our little community at PHD had the most fantastic month ever. That is right, January 2010 is so far the best month since I started blogging. We have broken all sorts of previous records on content, conversations, connections, traffic and revenue. In January, we […]Continue »
Ok, I need some quick feedback here. For the last few months I have been thinking and planning to launch an online excel training program. And I want to know if YOU are interested in one. Read the rest of this post if you are curious.Continue »
Ah, you thought I will let you go to the next decade without a “year in review” post? No so fast my friend, not so fast.
[This post is a bit long by our standards, but full of gooey excel goodness. So get a cup of coffee or choco and get going]
And if you are in a rush, here is my wish – Happy New Year 2010 🙂Continue »
Christmas and New year have always been a magical time for us. Even though we end up being in 2 different countries for most of the Christmases, we always cherish the time. It has a special romantic significance too, I proposed to Jo shortly after new year in 2001 (and did it almost everyday until […]Continue »
It is not everyday that a blog boasts of 1000th post. After blogging for 1999 days ie 5 years 5 months 24 days, finally, this is my thousandth post.
While this is not a real mile stone or anything, I want to use this post to say thanks. Without you, this mile stone means nothing to me. 🙂Continue »
Just a quick update, I am extending the visualization challenge #2‘s dead line to 5th Dec. This will give time to our members in US as they are busy celebrating thanksgiving day. Go here for details about the contest, if you win, you will get a cool iPod Touch, sponsored by Zoho Reports. PS: Have […]Continue »