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Learn the principles of a great dashboard Discover unique features of Google Sheets that help you build better dashboards. Build an example dashboard step by step.

Learn how to turn your data into actionable insights by creating a visually appealing and interactive dashboard in Google Sheets. Our hands-on training will teach you the principles of a great dashboard, unique features of Google Sheets, and step-by-step instructions on building an example dashboard. You'll also learn how to add a month changer to make it interactive and how to use squares, headers on the left, and drop shadows to enhance the design of your dashboard. Plus, we'll show you how to avoid a common flaw with dark colors in dashboards. 

Join us and gain confidence, skills, and knowledge to make your Google Sheets better than anyone else's.

We all build dashboards in Google Sheets. Let's build better dashboards. Hands on training to build better dashboards. Sheets and Templates included along with step-by-step videos.

  • Learn the principles of a great dashboard
  • Discover unique features of Google Sheets that help you build better dashboards
  • Build an example dashboard step by step
  • Create an interactive dashboard by adding a month changer
Bonus Videos
  • Create Squares to make dashboard more beautiful
  • Try headers on the left for more creative designs
  • Create drop shadows behind your dashboard info to make them POP.
  • Avoid a weird flaw with dark colors in dashboard.
Access to All Sheets
Gain access to all sheets shown in the videos. Even if you can't follow along you'll have the freedom to make your own copy of the sheet and use them to learn hands-on.
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One of the best examples of a dashboard I got from a great talk on just totally like SASS dashboards, and they talked about the speedometer and why the speedometer is such a great dashboard is that it is it encapsulates all of the principles of what goes into a great dashboard.
We're gonna talk about some features that we're gonna be using that might be new to you, or, just remind you that we're gonna use them to make 'em very interesting and unique to, using dashboards.
I offer an alternative design for your dashboards. Any time you want to present information, stats, numbers, it's a good idea to see what else is possible. Design something that makes your sheets stand out from the drudgery we've been dealing with for decades of spreadsheets and dashboards.
We're actually gonna go build the dashboard today.
Create a dropdown that changes the months displayed in a dashboard.
Add extra pizzazz. a little more snazz to your sheets. Make dashboards with very flexible drop shadows. A great google Sheet trick for any occasion.