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What are the best Excel tutorials?

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    Arthur Smith
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "I want to keep current with the skills needed in my workplace and also wanted to work on my soft skills to make better progress at work. I found Udemy very helpful. With a vast range of course available which are good on my pocket, I can invest my time at my convenience to progress in my career."
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      Bertha Zepeda
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "I've been looking for the best Excel tutorials since I'm learning Excel and taking a class on it at school. I found Excel Easy and I honestly do not like it very much. The sections are not broken up properly and nothing is organized well at all on the website. It's hard to find the information I want to look up. It hurts my eyes to read the pages, too. You are much better off watching videos on YouTube, since that's more visual. There's just too much text in the tutorials and not enough examples. I don't recommend this."
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      Wei Zhang
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "ExcellsFun is a great resource for learning how to use excel but if you like reading documentation instead of watching this will be no help to you."
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      Keith Newman
      Written on January 28, 2017
      "This is definitely useful! I mean, we can all Google Excel tips and tricks or try to find the answer to some question we're facing immediately, but this handy app just keeps a whole lot of information in one place, just waiting for those free moments. I've already gone from being the guy in the office who asks everyone for help in Excel to the guy in the office who winds up doing all of the Excel work because no one else knows what he's talking about when he starts babbling about pivot tables and Visual Basic."

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    Did you know that Excel was originally called Multiplan? The spreadsheet program by Microsoft was released for Macintosh computers and was successful against VisiCalc, which was the first ever spreadsheet program. However, even though over a million copies of Multiplan was sold, it lost against another competitor, Lotus 1-2-3. Lotus 1-2-3- was a program by IBM, and it was the main trigger for IBM’s success in the 1980s. In 1985, Microsoft rose up to the challenge and upgraded and rebranded Multiplan into Excel, because it “excelled” over Lotus 1-2-3. Software development for Excel 1.0 was done by a team of only four people, including the lead developer Douglas Klunder.

    Along with Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel has been part and parcel of Microsoft Office since the first version of the suite was released in 1990. By 1996, Excel had 30 million users. At present, Excel has 750 million active users worldwide, making it the most used Microsoft application after Word and PowerPoint. Microsoft Excel is used the most by business enterprises, as it is this sector that needs Excel’s number crunching capabilities the most. The latest version of Excel, Excel 16.0, has over 400 executable commands and functions in 11 categories. This, and the fact that Excel is now available for mobile platforms, is a big advantage over its other competitors such as Numbers by Apple and Google Sheets.

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      Sai Jaiteley
      Written on March 9, 2017
      "I think it's a good sum of different sum formulas you can use to become better at excel. How each sum formula works and can be used is very well explained. It would be nice to maybe have a little video explaining it also. Having a video would make it so people can watch and see how they work. I still think it's a good explanation."
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      Xiang Feng
      Written on January 8, 2017
      "Great lesson for the beginner. This helped to demystify Excel for me!"
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      Benjamin Wallace
      Written on February 27, 2017
      "I used Excel at a "beginner" level for years, and had been told time after time (mostly by my wife) that it I can use it for so much more. I hate to say it, but....she was right! This tutorial is absolutely suitable for users at all levels."
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      Gerald Perry
      Written on January 27, 2017
      "I had used Excel in college helping a university professor with her research. But after not having used it in 2 decades I had forgotten the basics. I wanted to learn how to make spreadsheets at home to keep track of expenses and other things. I opened Excel on my own thinking i could just suddenly have everything I used to know come back. I was wrong. It was not easy figuring it out for myself. Using video tutorials on YouTube was a great way to learn how to use Excel again. I was able to learn on my own time, with no need to actually go out of the house and pay for a course. Plus, there are so many channels to choose from, it makes finding a great tutorial easy. I totally think that these videos are priceless and saved me hours of agonizing over my computer."
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      Christian Allen
      Written on January 20, 2017
      "I found these Excel tutorials to be a fantastic resource for upping my Excel game. They are incredibly detailed and clearly narrated. I learned so much from these videos, I can't believe he's been releasing them for free!"
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      Joseph Newman
      Written on February 24, 2017
      "This excel training site is excellent for those trying to learn more about excel. The first row of tutorials is appropriately placed at the top, and contains the very basic building blocks for how to use the program. As you travel down the page and work your way through the tutorials, the topics get more and more difficult, building on the knowledge of the ones above. This is a great strategy for learning and teaching a new skill."
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      Vivaan Sarin
      Written on January 7, 2017
      "I use Excel at work often. I am a basic user. I needed to increase my skills so I did not have to rely on my co workers to help me with advanced functions. How to Learn Excel Online: 13 of the Best Resources for Excel Training was wonderful as far as getting better at using the functions I did not know how to use. I am very happy I found the free resource to help me."
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      Vibhore Mistry
      Written on January 14, 2017
      "Wow, at first I was hesitant to use a tutorial app on a smart phone but I was instantly impressed with the usability. The interface was easy to navigate and the concepts they presented were not diminished by the small screen size. As a casual Excel user I was immediately able to find a number of Excel features that I should be using to make my worksheets more useful."
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      Darshan Jain
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "Excel Next Microsoft Excel courses are designed for those who work regularly with Excel spreadsheets and wish to become familiar with complex functions and features in Excel to reduce their work complexity. Our training method is activity-based to make existing Excel Users comfortable with advanced excel features and commands to increase their productivity. You will learn to use Excel better, faster and more efficiently. Along the way, you will learn how to use various advanced features in Excel so that you can save time and look good in front of your superiors & colleagues. Advanced Excel Training."
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      Kenneth Hall
      Written on January 12, 2017
      "The great thing I learn about this app it works so good on my 3 years old android phone .They have seriously done a good job at optimizing it .As far as the learning process is concerned ,I really like the way it has been laid out with challenges after each tutorial .It didn't make me a pro in Excel but it is defnitely a very good start"
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      Mike Kelly
      Written on April 7, 2018
      "The course covers excel from beginners to advanced level with plenty of real world examples to illustrate all the various excel functions and concepts."

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    Summary

    Best Excel tutorials
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Excel Easy Course 191 Free
    2 ExcellsFun Videos 169 Free
    3 Master Excel Apps 163 Free
    4 10 essential Excel formulas: become an Excel pro Websites 153 Free
    5 Microsoft Excel 2016 - Learn Excel 2016 Beginners Tutorial Video Videos 136 Free
    6 Tutorial: Excel 2016 Course 127 Free
    7 10 YouTube Channels that will Help You Learn Excel Websites 126 Free
    8 Office 2016 Comprehensive Tutorials by Sali Kaceli Videos 119 Free
    9 Excel Training Course 110 Free
    10 [TUTORIAL] How to Learn Excel Online: 13 of the Best Resources for Excel Training Articles 93 Free
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