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.
If you’re a Microsoft Excel user, it doesn’t take long before you have many different workbooks full of important spreadsheets. What happens when you need to combine these multiple workbooks together so that all of the sheets are in the same place?
Microsoft Excel is often used for business cases, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t add multimedia like images to a spreadsheet. Let’s learn how to insert an image into Excel.
As creative freelancers, it can be easy to forget that we’re running a business. We can get so caught up in crafting the perfect video, photoshoot, or graphic design project that we forget about taking payment and making a living.
Spreadsheets are often seen as boring and pure tools of utility. It’s true that they’re useful, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t bring some style and formatting to our spreadsheets.
Screenshots are perfect for adding an illustration to your Excel workbook. You might be using Excel to create documentation or work instructions for someone. Instead of using a separate app to grab and edit screenshots, you can do this right inside Excel. Let’s learn how.
When you’re working in Excel and have big data sheets, it’s totally possible that many of your values could be zero.
PivotTables can transform your career. If you work in an office environment and know how to use Excel, you can build out reports and files to help everyone understand their data.
Excel spreadsheets are perfect for storing data, but they can look a bit drab and boring without styling. That’s why I’ll teach you to use cell styles in Excel in this tutorial.
The problem is not that we lack data, it’s that we have so much data that it’s hard to find meaning inside of it. You need a way to re-arrange and clean up your data to make it usable. Microsoft Excel is a very user-friendly tool, but you still need to clean up your data before it’s usable for analysis and review.
Tables might be the best feature in Excel that you aren’t yet using. It’s quick to create a table in Excel. With just a couple of clicks (or a single keyboard shortcut), you can convert your flat data into a data table with a number of benefits.
In just 60 seconds, I’ll show you a couple of features that will really help you see the power of using tables in Microsoft Excel.
Excel and PowerPoint are better together. Excel is an amazing tool to create, organize and analyze data with. PowerPoint shines when it’s time to present and share your hard work with an audience.
As you use and build more Excel workbooks, you’ll need to link them up. Maybe you want to write formulas that use data between different sheets in a workbook. You can even write formulas that use data from multiple different workbooks.