PerfectTablePlan is 5
PerfectTablePlan was first released February 2005.
Despite a very low key start, selling only through a single wedding
website with no advertising, we were delighted to make our first sale
within 24 hours.
We have come a long
way since then, but:
- we are still only charging
£19.95/€22.95/$29.95 for the Home Edition
- PerfectTablePlan v1 still runs on the latest
version of Windows
- PerfectTablePlan v4 can still read
PerfectTablePlan v1 plans
- many of our original v1 customers are still
customers, having since upgraded to more recent versions
hope to still be improving PerfectTablePlan in another 5 years time. Software
industry sage Joel Spolsky says good
software takes ten years. It is exciting to think about where
we might be with 5 more years work and 5 more years of improvements
in software and hardware technologies.
all new licences for 5 days only
To celebrate our fifth birthday we are offering one fifth off all new licences
for the next five days
To get the discount you need to go to the page below (not the normal
And enter 5THBIRTHDAY into the 'Coupon' field, as
The discounted price will then be displayed after
you click the 'Secure Checkout' button.
If you know anyone who might be interested in
PerfectTablePlan, please tell them about the
discount. We would also be delighted to have details of the
offer posted on discussion forums, blogs, twitter, facebook etc. But
remember, it ends
on Sunday the 7th of February.
We are currently working hard on PerfectTablePlan v4.2. This will be a
free upgrade to all customers with v4 licences. We have already added a
number of significant new features. Watch this newsletter for further
Are you interested in
a customer forum?
We are considering adding a web-based customer
forum to www.perfecttableplan.com
would be a place you could ask, search for and answer questions
relating to event
planning in general, as well as PerfectTablePlan specific issues.
The intention isn't to replace email support, but
to allow customers to help each other with a broader range of topics
than is possible through email support. For example:
- what is the best website to order place cards?
- what fonts work well on a seating chart?
- what is the correct wording for an invitation?
- what is the best table layout for my event?
You will still be able to email support with questions relating to PerfectTablePlan.
Before we take the time and effort to set up a
forum, we would like to know how many of our customers would
find a forum valuable. Please click the link below to tell us what you
The oldest seating
been wondering what the oldest recorded
seating plan is. Did the the ancient Egyptians leave behind any seating
plans? A quick search on Google didn't turn up much. Please email support with your suggestions. We will send a $50 Amazon voucher and a free
Professional Edition licence to the person who can tell us the earliest
- You need to provide some evidence we can use to
verify your claim (e.g. a link to a reputable website or a scan of the
appropriate page from a book).
- The seating plan must have a diagrammatic
element (i.e. not just a prose description of seating arrangements) and
must include at least two individuals with their name written on the
plan (which rules out Leonardo da Vinci's 'Last supper').
- The competition closes on the 12th of February
- In the case of a draw on dates the first person
to email us wins.
- Inevitably there will be an element of
interpretation relating to what constitutes a seating chart and when it
dates from. Our decision is final.
We will report the winning entry in the next