The DQYDJ Weekender, 1/2/17

August 22nd, 2020 by 

Happy New Year!

Let's use this occasion to do a recap and future looking Weekender instead of a normal roundup - sound fair?  (Yeah, I know, it's not the weekend)

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How Was the Year for Don't Quit Your Day Job?

Well first - thank you so much for being a reader!  We had our strongest year yet (we're to the point where I could never give you up or let you down even if I wanted to...):

2016 DQYDJ TrafficWe successfully navigated switching from dqydj.net to dqydj.com, with a concurrent switch to https and a new design.

Our traffic is very search engine heavy - it's at almost 84%.  That in mind, it was nice to see growth in Social, Email, and Referral Traffic in 2016!

What's Coming Next on the Site?

We're very excited about the new year here on DQYDJ - we've got a lot of things planned now that I'm back to writing.  Expect new exploration of all of your favorite topics - economics, finance, personal finance, data science, politics, and engineering. And, of course, expect lots of Cameron contributions as well - I'm blessed to have him writing here!

We also have a mind to improve our machine learning and visualization skills.  Maybe there will be a project or two related to that?

As for data sets we want to tackle, we expect to update some of the net worth calculators with University of Michigan data.  We have a few more posts and calculators in the queue for the 2016 income release, then a data project related to software development using the ACS.

Don't Quit Your Day Job...

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