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Tableau & Google Sheets Checklist

This one-page checklist PDF will help you learn how to upload your data into Google Sheets and build an awesome Tableau dashboard without wasting time.

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4 Things For Every Tableau Dashboard Creator

This free 4-page eBook PDF will walk you through the 4 most important steps for creating a Tableau dashboard

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Massive List of Tableau Tools

Tableau is even more powerful with these 20 tools you might not know about. The 2-page PDF includes a description and helpful links for each tool to get you started.

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Career Boosting Business Analytics Trends

Use this list as a road map to take you from boring data job to the GO-TO PERSON in your company that knows the answers to all the questions.

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Massive List of Free Data Viz Books

List of 10 Awesome Data Visualization Books

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Tableau Dashboards
Beginner’s Guide

Get the full 2-page PDF with the 5 steps outlined in this guide + 3 bonuses to help you along the way

BONUS #1: 5 Beginner mistakes to avoid

BONUS #2: Video walkthrough

BONUS #3: Links to the the Google Sheet and final Dashboard

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How to Create 6 Different Tableau Bar Charts (Free Guide)

Get the step-by-step guide to create all 6 different types of Tableau Bar Charts (with copy-and-paste calculated fields included) for free.


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Massive List of Tableau Web Data Connectors

Download the list of 21 different Web Data Connectors for Tableau in this Google Sheet (save a copy for yourself, too!) 

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Slope Graph Examples PDF + Dashboard Walkthrough Video

4-page PDF showing 10 slope graph examples + a video walkthrough

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Tableau Tutorial Chart Redesign

Download the Tableau Tutorial PDF Checklist & Workbook

The step-by-step checklist for fixing busted charts with Tableau PLUS the full workbook with all of my formatting and calculations for free.

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Download the TableauHighlight Tables PDF Guide

The step-by-step guide for creating Tableau highlight tables
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Tableau Scatter Plots: The Complete Guide

Get the step-by-step checklist guide to create scatter plots with Tableau


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Rebuild a Busted Chart with Tableau

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Download the Bonus Materials

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