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Happy Boss’s Day! An Interview with (Our Boss) Paul Hoffman

In honor of Boss’s Day we thought we’d share a little about Paul Hoffman, our boss and CEO of Calendars.com. Paul has been with Calendar Holdings, our parent company, since September 1993, when the company began. He also led the launch of Calendars.com in October 1999. In case you haven’t heard, it is our 15th anniversary this month!

When Paul first started his tenure, he was a seasonal employee charged with setting up store register and inventory tracking systems. Now he is here to tell us more about his life and career while adding a shocking answer to the pirate vs. ninja debate.

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Social Madness Commercial

We had a bit of fun at work today. If you like the video, vote for us here: http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/exclusives/socialmadness

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Newly Designed Product Page

I’m really excited to announce our new product page. It is not the drastic change that we accomplished last year, but the beauty is in the details.

Our new product page will make it easier for you to get the information about calendar you want.

Older Product Page

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Screenshot is of Johnny Cash 2010

Newly Designed Product Page

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Screenshot is of Sleeping Beauties 2010

Some Highlights

  • Information all on one page
  • Easier to find Product ID
  • More sharing options
  • An easier to use zoom function (not visible from screenshot)
  • Product data organized more efficiently
  • Other minor aesthetic changes
  • Faster loading times
  • More to come very soon including Bazaarvoice product reviews.

What do you guys think of the update?

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Calendars.com Reaches Out To Bazaarvoice




We do business with customers and vendors every day, many times with little or no contact other than email and an occasional phone call. We knew a partnership with Bazaarvoice would be slightly different due to the following:

1. The company culture at Bazaarvoice truly is something to be admired.
2. They are located right here in Austin, the hometown of Calendars.com.

With this in mind, we knew that faxing over a signed contract if/when we made a final decision was just not going to suffice. We decided that we would sign in person at Bazaarvoice during their weekly Friday “all hands.” The video below tells the rest of the story:

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