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How To Calculate Annual Recurring Revenue with Salesforce Data

Annual Recurring Revenue is an insightful metric for SaaS businesses to track the dollar amount that comes in every year for a customer’s annual contract. Learn how to use your Salesforce data in Chartio to calculate ARR.

Hi, I’m Your Data Evangelist

Introducing our new Data Evangelist, Tim Miller. As the Data Evangelist, one of his responsibilities is to help convince the world of the importance and the power of data and how to utilize the power of data within an organization.

How to Track First Touch Marketing Attribution with Hubspot Data

Marketing attribution gives conversion credit to a specific touchpoint in the buyer's journey. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through how to track first touch marketing attribution with Hubspot marketing data in Chartio.

The Power and Cost of Hurricanes

September 2017 was the most active month for Atlantic Hurricanes. These hurricanes were large and ran through the US and the Caribbean Islands. We've visualized the data to show the magnitude and destruction of these hurricanes.

The Importance of Practicing Good Data Hygiene with Your Visualization Tool

Practicing good data hygiene is crucial. Not only for data teams, but for every aspect of the business. Good data hygiene is like washing your hands. Get best practices on how to implement good data hygiene at your organization.

Three Ways to Track Marketing Attribution in Google Analytics

Marketing attribution is challenging. However, you can use Google Analytics as a starting point to measure attribution. In this blog post, we'll examine three ways to use Google Analytics to jumpstart your attribution strategy.

Optimizing Your Content Using Google Analytics

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse. With that, running complex queries can be taxing against your data warehouse. Get best practices and queries on how to optimize Amazon Redshift performance.

Off the Charts: An Interview with Lukas Biewald of CrowdFlower

In this edition of Off the Charts, we spoke with Lukas Biewald of CrowdFlower. Read our interview with Lukas as we discuss the importance of training data and the evolution of Artificial Intelligence.

The Guide to Building an End-to-End Data Stack

If you have yet invest in an end-to-end cloud-based data stack, this white paper will be core to your evaluation process. For more insight, download our white paper The Guide to Building an End-to-End Data Stack.

Off the Charts: Jake Stein, Yaniv Leven and Dave Fowler

In this Off the Charts, a series where we chat with individuals doing industry-changing work in the data space, we spoke with Jake Stein, Yaniv Leven and Dave Fowler about the current state and future of data technologies.

How to Optimize Amazon Redshift Performance

This post will take you through the most common issues Amazon Redshift users come across, and will give you advice on how to address each of those issues in relation to performance.

How to Track Your Sales Opportunities in a Dashboard

A Sales Opportunities dashboard visualizes your CRM and marketing data as opportunities as they move through the sales pipeline and funnel. In this blog post, learn how to create a dashboard to track sales opportunities.

How to Choose the Right ETL Tool for Your Business

Before you can sync your Salesforce data with a data warehouse, you need to realize one thing: you need an ETL tool. In this blog post, we'll break down everything you need to know about evaluating an ETL tool.

How to Choose Metrics for Your Sales Dashboard

As companies make numerous decisions a day, you cannot afford to make decisions solely on intuition alone. Learn how to create a Sales dashboard that provides performance insights and measures key results and growth indicators.

There is A Lot of Data Out There, How Are You Governing It?

There is more information about you in a database than you can possibly fathom, or probably care to know. Current estimates for the amount of data created in the year 2020 is 1.7 megabytes per human being on Earth, per second.

Data Wars Episode I: The Democratization of Data

Centralized or Decentralized Analytics, it's entirely up to you to implement the right one for your company. This blog post will provide examples and best practices on how either can work for your organization.

The Mailchimp Email KPIs You Can Start Using Today

In this blog post by Kostas Pardalis, co-Founder of Blendo, he'll cover the top KPIs for Mailchimp and provide a guide to implementing each one into your own Chartio dashboards with full SQL queries. Get the SQL queries.

The Age of Analytics: Data Governance

With more people having access to, creating and analyzing data, it’s changed the way businesses manage their data. Learn how important data governance is to your growing organization and how to implement a strategy today.

How to Create a Web Analytics Dashboard

A web analytics dashboard visualizes your web data and monitors your site performance by tracking critical metrics. In this blog post, get a breakdown on which metrics to track and how to create your own dashboard in Chartio.

The Four Stages of Data Analytics

There are four stages of data analytics for every company. From KPI pulls to Data Heroes to Centralized to Decentralized, there's a flavor of analytics for every company to drive actions and insights from their data. Read more.