Spreadsheets have a place in many workflows. Whether you’re using them to make calculations, analyze data, or simply type project data in a structured format, you probably have already used a spreadsheet app.
I’m always trying to find ways to convince people to use spreadsheets. I think that a spreadsheet tool like Google Sheets is one of the best ways to set up and organize your project, life, or finances.
When you get started with a new app like Google Sheets, you want to know all of the tips and tricks that you can use to get the most from it. The faster you learn the spreadsheet tricks, the more efficient you’ll be in that app.
If you’re looking for a spreadsheet app, have you considered Google Sheets? In this tutorial, we take a closer look at the Google spreadsheets tool. Plus, we’ll answer some common question about Google Sheets like:
Spreadsheets have many purposes. I love opening up a new spreadsheet and having plenty of room to work with data thanks to the endless rows and columns of data that make it easy to log your data.
Spreadsheets are often used for analysis and presenting data. This includes preparing reports with calculations and data that you might print and present to management and team members.
Why is Google spreadsheet security important? Whether the changes are on purpose or accidental, the best way to prevent them is to implement hard controls in the spreadsheet that leaves your data locked to changes.
Data is taking over the world. And often, we just have so much of it that it’s a challenge to find meaning in it to understand the situation at hand.
I once took a spreadsheet course in which the first step was unplugging my keyboard. It was painful to learn to use the app without a mouse, but I quickly learned that the best way to use a spreadsheet is with your hands on the keyboard. Anything that you can do with a mouse can be done more quickly with a keyboard.
As freelancers or small business owners, we’ve got a seemingly unlimited list of things that need to get done all the time. We’ve got to be on the lookout for shortcuts or ways that keep our business running lean and free us up to spend time doing what we do best, whatever that may be.
Formatting a spreadsheet is really about adding style so that your data is easy to read and interpret. When a spreadsheet is properly formatted, you can glance over the data and understand it much more quickly than flat data alone.
Spreadsheets are not just a tool for financiers and accountants. In fact, many creatives love a structured tool like a spreadsheet to bring organization to projects. You can use spreadsheets for financial tasks like tracking your client billings, logging project data, and building budgets.
Google has recently released a big update to Sheets, its web-based spreadsheet tool. And using artificial intelligence we can find out answers to questions about our data in Google Sheets. I’ll show you how to use it in this video.
Pivot tables are a favorite feature of Excel power users. Sure, Excel is the heavyweight champ of spreadsheets. But Google Sheets is a free, web-based tool that’s perfect for collaboration and has plenty of strength of its own.