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Almost an year ago, my life took a pleasant, awesome turn. I became dad to two beautiful, naughty and energetic kids. We named them Nishanth & Nakshatra (meaning Moon & Star). Ever since they entered our world, our lives have changed. They bring laughter, love, anxiety and curiosity to our life everyday. And this Friday […]Continue »
This post is about my Excel School online training program. Feel free to skip if you are looking for excel tips. Some of you know that I run an online Excel training program called Excel School. It helps excel newbies and beginners to learn about various powerful features and become proficient in them. We discuss […]Continue »
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 »
Last time I posted something on a weekend was almost a few years ago. I am making a rare exception to share a joyous news with all of you. We bought our first car yesterday. It is a Maruti Suzuki Alto (link). See the picture below: Ever since we became parents in September last year, […]Continue »
Ok, this is bound to happen. After regularly writing for about 2 years now, I have decided to revise posting schedule on Chandoo.org. Usually I write 5 posts per week (about 21-22 per month). While I have not ran out of ideas yet (my notebook still has 94 different ideas yet to become posts), I […]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 »
Those of you reading the blog for the last few months would know that I manage 2 more super-fast growing ventures. They are called Nakshatra and Nishanth. Our twin babies. They are in to 9th month now (born on September 24th last year).
It is fairly common for kids in this part of the world to get rid of their birth hair around this time. So we took the kids to a near by temple to get them tonsured. I want to share a few pics with all of you.Continue »
Excel School 2nd edition seems to be rocking already. Here is a quick update: So far 50 students have signed up for Excel School. The classroom is busy too. We have 40 comments so far and some interesting questions from new students. Excel School Review by Debra: I gave a free student account to Debra […]Continue »
As most of you would know, I am re-opening Excel School Online Excel Training Program on June 14th. That means, I am very busy doing behind the scenes work so that new students get best possible excel learning experience when they come rushing next week. (That is why you are seeing less no. of posts on Chandoo.org this week).
But I have few last minute surprises for you. Just read on if you are interested to learn excel and become even more awesome.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 »