Dustin Wheeler

Dustin Wheeler
Dustin is a technology-driven CPA in Orem, Utah.

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Why Google Analytics is so much fun

While I’m not a power user of Google Analytics like those who track e-commerce and advertising performance, I know my way around it well enough to discover fun and interesting facts about my blog’s visitors.  Below are a few insights into my blog’s statistics:

I love maps!  The Demographics-Location screen shows that my blog has nearly spanned the globe.  It’s no surprise that the United States is the darkest shade of green, which means that it is the country with the …

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Craigslist searches in Google Reader

Not long ago, a friend told me that he hoped to buy a certain piece of used equipment on Craigslist.  He said that he frequently went to the Craigslist website and searched for the name of the equipment he wanted to buy.

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that I use Google Reader to pull content from all over the Internet and read it all in one place.  My friend’s situation made me wonder if a Craigslist …

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Go To Special in Excel

Just as a GPS is a handy gadget for a stubborn guy who refuses to ask for directions, Excel’s Go To Special feature quickly finds and selects cells in a spreadsheet without all of the U-turns and dead ends.  The Go To Special window can be launched under the Find and Replace button in Excel 2010 and it offers a plethora of options to choose from.

One of the most useful abilities of Go To Special is selecting blank cells.  For …

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