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We interrupt usual routine of excel and charting tutorials to present the first ever readership survey on PHD. In fact, there are so few questions that to call it a survey would be an insult to other surveys, but I digress.
I want you to take few seconds and fill out this very simple form. Just type in whatever comes to your mind, honest and simple stuff. The survey is below, if you are not able to see it in RSS reader or email client, please go to http://bit.ly/phd-survey.Continue »
Aravind (@arvindnatarajan on twitter) who works at Zoho emailed me earlier today and asked if Zoho Reports – Online Reporting and Business Intelligence Service, can sponsor our visualization challenge #2.Continue »
Folks, I have an announcement for you. Our little site, Pointy Haired Dilbert got yet another face lift. Over the weekend, I have made some changes to the site layout and navigation to make it better. The key changes are, On archive pages (that is category, tag and monthly pages) you can see 15 posts […]Continue »
They say on once in a while even monkey’s thump their chests and show off. As a proud evolver, I must take their lead and thump my chest. I want to share a sweet testimonial I received from Marcea, one of our newest readers. Read more to see the testimonial.Continue »
Debra at Contextures is having an Excel Fall Giveaway and you could get a free copy of Project Management Bundle by sharing your excel nightmare or excel costume idea. It is that simple. Go here. PS: the flight to Copenhagen was good, I am safe in Scandinavia, regular broadcasting should resume shortly.Continue »
< drum roll > Welcome Nakshatra and Nishanth to their first public appearance.Nakshatra is the girl and Nishanth is the boy (for the curious, Nakshatra means star and Nishanth means moon) Here is a fun question: Can you guess which one is Nishanth and which one is Nakshatra? On more family affairs, today I am […]Continue »
Hello there new reader, do you know these 5 things about Pointy Haired Dilbert? Curious? read the rest of the article to know more.Continue »
For the month of August 2009, please welcome Aaron Henckler as the Member of Month. Aaron has contributed a beautiful tutorial on creating waterfall charts using excel during the last month. He taught me few cool charting tricks through that. Thank you Aaron.
Read the rest of the post to know some more updates.Continue »
Recently our blog has reached the 5000 RSS subscriber milestone and to celebrate the occasion I have announced a giveaway. All you had to do was to complete the sentence “if excel is a superhero …”. 70+ people have participated in it.
Read more to find the list of randomly chosen winners.Continue »
The PHD 5k Giveaway which includes exciting prizes like Excel dashboard bundle, Power Utility Pack Licenses, Amazon gift card and Excel 2007 Formulas book is going to end by tomorrow midnight (that is 15th August people). To participate, all you got to do is, either send a tweet with your favorite formula tip or complete […]Continue »
Starting this month I will announce one member of our little community as member of month. It is to honor the contribution they made.
Jeff Weir is our member of month for July, 2009. He not only commented more than 40 times in the last month, but he even wrote a marvelous guest post on the chart busters series. I have learned several valuable excel and charting tips from him in the past few weeks. I am sure some of have too. Thank you Jeff.
Also in the post we have some excel links worth checking.Continue »
All you need to do to win prizes worth $195 is fill up this sentence: “If excel is a superhero…”. Find out more by reading the post and send in your entries thru comments.Continue »
Time for blowing my own trumpet and patting my own back over my pointy hair. I feel very proud to announce that our little community at Pointy Haired Dilbert now has its five thousandth member.
Take a minute and pat yourself on the back. This is an achievement because of you. Go ahead, I am waiting.
Ok, enough patting. Time for some gifts and fun.
We have 2 contests to celebrate the occasion. This is the first one. I will announce the second contest tomorrow. Read the rest of this post to find out more about the twitter formula contestContinue »
I have an exciting news for you. Yes, finally we have a forum. A place where you can ask questions, get to know each other and learn more. Read the post to know more.Continue »
I am very happy to share this exciting news with you. June, 2009 has been the best month ever since I started this blog. We have received 239,000+ page views from 95,000+ visitors and our community had 800 new members. We now have 4,300+ of you have signed up for our RSS feeds and e-mail news letters. Read the post to find out more.Continue »