Find out who Launch Excel is meant for and discover what's coming next
In a previous blog article I shared with you the story of the beginnings of Launch Excel. I told you how I went from working a regular day job in finance to setting up LaunchExcel.com to help others use Excel more effectively. If you haven’t read that article you can do so by clicking here. This week I’d like to tell you who this site is meant for and say what’s coming next for Launch Excel readers.
Do you want to take yourself to the next level in Excel?
I have spent 10 years working with Excel in different roles, and I have been really excited to learn new things about Excel and then help my friends at work get better at using Excel. Now with Launch Excel, I want to focus my attention on people who are actively using Excel and who have some experience of Excel – they want to take themselves to the next level, whether this means learning more shortcuts to make their work faster or expanding their knowledge of how to build more effective solutions in Excel.
I feel that I’ve gained many useful skills and ideas of best practice that I’d love to transfer to you, especially if it makes your job easier and quicker to do. You will benefit from material on this site if you want to:
Specifically I will focus on these areas:
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As I’m going to focus on intermediate users who are already using Excel on a day-to-day basis, it means that complete beginners may find my material too advanced, and advanced users may find my material too basic.
If you are a complete beginner I am working to develop a new Excel video-course to make it really simple and quick to learn the basics of Excel. Read more in “Spreadsheet Basics Video Course” just below.
I’d love to hear your ideas and feedback for this course. If you have any comments please leave them in the comments section below.
If you are an advanced user you may want to check out these blogs:
I am working to develop a video based course for beginners to Excel that will give new Excel users a simple and quick way to learn the basics of Excel. This course is for you if you want to learn Excel and land a job that needs basic Excel skills. I plan to cover these topics:
If you have any requests for skills that you as a new Excel user want to learn, or have any ideas about what a new Excel user should learn, head down to the comments section below and let me know!
It’s easy to get started using Excel but there are so many features in Excel that most people never learn the power features that save time and frustration. I’d like to invite you to join me as I explore better ways of using Excel and look into pivot tables, macros and charting.
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Finally let me know what you think about my future plans. Use the comments section below the email form to share your thoughts and feelings, and if you have any suggestions about specific areas of Excel that you’d like to see covered in depth please let me know.
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Victor expertly teaches Microsoft Excel to people all over the world. He has millions of views of his popular Excel explainer videos on YouTube. These show time-saving shortcuts and real-world applications explained with easy-to-follow visuals.
Victor has over 20 years of experience using Excel as a professional for Big 4 Audit Firm Deloitte and two global tech companies. He knows firsthand that being more productive with Excel can lead to greater job satisfaction and career growth.
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