My Top 10 Favourite Websites or Blogs

Jon Acampora
Jon started Excel Campus in 2009 and has since turned it into one of the best Excel sites out there. Jon’s posts are so detailed and thorough that even if you’ve been using Excel for 20 years, you’ll probably still learn something new about a topic you thought you knew completely.

David Bruns
If you Google something about formulas in Excel chances are ExcelJet will show up in the results and this is with good reason. You’ll find a massive library of Excel formulas with detailed explanations to help you understand along with many other resources.

John Michaloudis
John adds content to his blog very frequently and usually posts awesome GIF’s to demonstrate the examples. The site is well designed and easy to navigate along with awesome content so it should definitely be in your bookmarks.

Puneet Gogia
Excel Champs is operated by Puneet Gogia and it has tons of great posts that will show you many different ways to do something in Excel. Among other items, there’s a 100+ formula resource and 100+ useful macro code samples to browse.

Jon Wittwer
Jon has amassed an amazing number of free Excel templates. This is the go to place if you need a calendar, invoice, budget, timesheet, project management template or any other type of template under the sun.

Sumit Bansal
Sumit started blogging about Excel in 2013 and quickly became one of the top Excel sites in the world. His blog is always informative, well researched and written. He also has a great YouTube channel if videos are more your thing.

Mynda Treacy
Mynda was a former accountant until she quit and started my Online Training Hub with her husband Phil. You’ll find a ton of great free articles on charts, dashboards, formulas, power pivot and query, VBA and pivot tables.

Purna Duggirala
Purna Duggirala runs the very popular site Chandoo (which is his nickname). The site has existed since 2004 but he only began blogging about Excel in 2007. There are a ton of in depth articles covering every topic in Excel. There is so much here that it can sometimes feel disorganised and hard to find what you’re looking for.

Tom Urtis
Tom site is for his consultancy but he also has a blog with some very detailed posts. There’s a very good chance you’ll learn something new when you read one of his articles. He’s also worth following on Twitter where he frequently shares smaller bite sized tips.

Debra Dalgleish
Contextures is a Canadian consulting firm run by Debra Dalgleish. The website has a frequently updated blog with many free tutorials and videos there’s also a big alphabetical list of tips.

Awesome YouTube Channels

Mike Girvin
Excel Is Fun is hands down the best YouTube channel on Excel. Mike has created over 2,800 amazing video and they’re organised into playlists so you can learn just about any topic you’re interested in.

Other Great Websites or Blogs

Niels Weterings
Excel Easy was founded by Niels Weterings while attending the University of Amsterdam. Excel Easy has some of the easiest to follow beginner Excel tutorials and over 300 examples covering basics, functions, data analysis and VBA.

Ryan Wells
Ryan’s site is focused solely on VBA and has some pretty solid tutorials and examples. If you’re looking to learn VBA or add to your VBA knowledge, Ryan’s site is a must.

Chip Pearson
Chances are if you’ve Googled something about VBA then Chip’s site has probably come up in the results. His site has a ton of VBA examples and snippets along with detailed explanations.

Jacob Hilderbrand
VBA Express is a consulting and training company operated by Jacob Hilderbrand. There’s an extensive blog and an active forum to help you learn Excel and it’s not just all VBA.

Chris Newman
Chris Newman is a on a mission to share his knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office products to help you become the leading Office expert. His hope is to provide the best resources on the web for new and advanced MS Office users.

Bill Jelen
If there was an Excel Mount Rushmore Bill Jelen would definitely be on it. This is a must visit site to browse over 150k pages of Excel content. The site includes an awesome forum and blog too!

Kevin Lehrbass
Kevin Lehrbass is your excel coach in his spreadsheet lab. His site contains a selection of great templates, tips, tutorials and video lessons to help you improve your Excel skills.

Brad Edgar
Brad’s goal is to teach you how to answer anything using Microsoft Excel and he does a pretty good job of that when it comes to dashboards, formulas and pivot tables. Unfortunately Brad hasn’t added any new content since 2016.

Allen Wyatt
This site is part of the network of sites. Their sites cover many different topics ranging from gardening to pets. This site covers Excel tips for the older Excel 2003 and older versions. Most of the articles are written by Allen Wyatt with contributions from a few other authors.

Allen Wyatt
This site is part of the network of sites. Their sites cover many different topics ranging from gardening to pets. This site covers Excel tips for newer ribbon versions of Excel from 2007 and later. Most of the articles are written by Allen Wyatt with contributions from a few other authors.

Alex Bejanishvili
A great resource for just about every type of template. You’ll find a large selection of templates for budgets, invoices, timesheets & payroll, inventory, calendars, planners & schedules, lists & checklists and many others.

This is the official Microsoft Office blog. Need I say more?

Able Bits is a software development company located in Eastern Europe. They make some premium Excel add-ins and they also run an amazing Excel blog on their site that’s definitely worth checking out.

Jon Peltier
Jon has been working as an Excel developer since 1995. His extensive website and blog emphasizes Excel charting and programming. Many of the tutorials and examples result in charting effects that seem impossible.

I didn’t know about this site until after I had already named my site 🙂 It looks to be a site with some good content covering tips and tricks, charts, tutorials and VBA. Most Mondays they post some VBA for Macro Monday’s and Friday’s are formula Friday’s!

Christopher Salmon
Christopher runs the site Excel Efficiency. There’s a lot of good posts on there and it’s hard not to like the site when it’s got great posts like “How to Be Lazy at Excel: 7 Great Tricks”!

Kawser Ahmed
Kawser Ahmed started blogging about Excel in December 2013. He also has a few courses on Udemy (likely where the site name comes from). He updates the site quite frequently and there is a lot of great information on it.

Ken Puls
Ken takes a lot of pride in filling his site with helpful content and it’s quite apparent. His posts are very detailed and thorough. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in his “knowledge base” articles he also runs a forum on the site.

Raghu Ram Alla
This Excel site was started by Raghu in 2013. He has a large Facebook following where he shares his blog posts on a variety of tasks related to formulas, charts, formats, reports and dashboards

Kasper Langmann
Spreadsheet O was started by two friends Kasper Langmann and Mikkel Sciegienny. After creating a free Excel tutorial course that caught on like wildfire they soon realised there was big demand for high quality tutorials.

Lee Baker
Lee Baker has a serious itch… for Excel and to help you learn and feel more comfortable using Excel. Here you’ll find great information about functions, formulas, pivot tables and formatting.

Michael Rempel
Michael Rempel is a certified Microsoft Excel Specialist who love numbers! Statistics, analysis, trending, and forecasting get his blood pumping! He’s been sharing his tips and tricks in Excel since 2013.

Henrik Schiffner
Henrik Schiffner is the person behind the Excel Professor. You’ll find some cool free add-ins here like the professor Excel tools, there’s also Excel facts and an active blog.

The site is very stylish and has great content including, add-ins, charts, formulas, VBA, and a blog.

Rob Collie
Rob is a former Microsoft employee that was part of the Power Pivot add-in team. He left to start the Power Pivot Pro consulting company which focuses on power pivot and power BI business solution. They also run a blog on their site and it has hundreds of high quality Excel related posts to learn from.

Andy Pope
Andy Pope is a consultant mainly specialising in bespoke solutions for reporting projects using Office and VBA. He is also a long time Excel MVP and you’ll find some cool resources on his site including charting examples, add-ins for Excel and Power Point, games, and other tips and tricks.

Jeff Lenning
Jeff Lenning is a former accountant and his site focuses on Excel from an accounting perspective. There are paid courses here but there is also a free blog.

Marcus Small
Started by Marcus Small, the site covers a large range of topics like charts, dashboards, financial modelling and VBA. Marcus teaches courses in Excel Financial Modelling, Dashboard Design and Excel VBA for people in finance as a full time gig.

Jorge Gomez
This site by Jorge is a must if you want some really detailed and well written tutorials. Each post is like a complete reference guide on the subject.

Jorge Camões
Jorge has been blogging about data visualisation in Excel since 2007 at his site Excel Charts. It’s not your regular Excel tips site he mostly discusses data visualization issues. He also offers more structured charting courses in his members area.

Rick Grantham
Excel TV was founded by Rick Grantham and Jordan Goldmeier (from the site Option Explicit VBA). They interview Excel leaders in the community and share tips focused on Excel and BI.

Brian Krisanski
At Brian’s site ExcelSuperSite, you will find many great tips and tricks to help you get the most out of using Microsoft Excel. All presented in a clear and concise manner.

Jordan Goldmeier
Jordan started Option Explicit VBA in 2013 and as you can probably guess from the name it’s focus is on VBA. He also covers non VBA topics such as dashboards and data visualisation.

Bastien Mensink
Bastien started using spreadsheets in 1994 at University and has been addicted since. He’s the creator of the popular ASAP Utilities add-in and also runs a popular blog on the site.

John Walkenbach
John Walkenbach’s nickname is Mr. Spreadsheet for good reason, he’s written just about an infinite number of Excel books. With a name like Mr. Spreadsheet you know his site’s tip section is going to have some good one’s.

Raina Hawley
OzGrid is a development specializing in Excel business applications, but you’ll also find a ton of free video tutorials, add-ins, templates and other detailed resources.

Charley Kyd
Charley Kyd is the founder of Excel User and has been using spreadsheets for over 35 years. He has an MBA from the University of Washington and has been a Microsoft Excel MVP since 2005, more importantly his post are top notch.

Ron de Bruin
Ron runs the rather mundane looking site Excel Automation, but don’t let that fool you, he’s an MVP for a reason. He has a lot of great content for both Windows and Mac versions of Excel.

Daniel Ferry
Daniel’s site Excel Hero is mostly targeted at the advanced user and is a great place to go if you want to get really in depth. Sadly he hasn’t updated his blog since 2013.

Marc Zao-Sanders
Excel with Business was created by founder Marc in 2009 to solve a problem of ineffective Microsoft Excel training. Their site focuses on the most relevant parts of Excel as applied in business. The site mostly has paid content but there is a good free blog.

Jan Karel Pieterse
Jan runs an application development company called JPK Application Development Services, but his site also has a lot of Excel articles worth a read.

Steve Rynearson
Steve is the owner of Automate Excel and is a freelance Excel & VBA developer. His site has great beginners tutorial for formulas, VBA and keyboard shortcuts that will take you from beginner to intermediate Excel user in no time.

Benjamin Currier
Excel Exposure has some good free online Excel training classes designed to help you learn more about the features and functionality of Excel. The site includes video lessons and written tutorials organised into a course lesson plan.

Robert Mundigl
Robert is from Germany and works as a freelance management consultant for telecommunication companies and cable operators. The main focus of his site is on dashboards, tools, techniques and templates for intelligent data analysis and project management.

Adrian Miric
AuditExcel was started in 2003 when Adrian left KPMG to set up a consultancy focused on the safe and efficient use of Excel spreadsheets in the corporate world. The site has a tips blog, tool downloads and video lessons.

Oscar Cronquist
Oscar has been running his Excel site since 2006 and has created a wealth of great articles. He frequently writes articles around readers questions, so send him an email and you might get your question featured on his site.

ExcelTip has been around since 2003 and is a sister site of the popular ExcelForum site. They aim to make you excel in Microsoft Excel by providing you with access to the best-in-class experts.

Nick Vivian
Nick created his Excel site in 2008 to share his many years of experience using Excel with the world. His site has many free templates and videos on VBA and Excel tips.

Ayush Jain
This blog was started 2010 by Ayush and it has over 100+ useful articles on excel functions, tips & tricks, VBA Macros and interview Q&A’s to help you prepare for an Excel related job interview.

Francis Hayes
Francis is a self proclaimed Excel addict. Thankfully for those wanting to learn Excel, he’s not currently in rehabilitation and still shares many great posts on the site he’s been running since 2002.

Dick Kusleika
Dick has been dealing his daily dose of Excel since 2004 where he writes along with other Excel gurus about various Excel topics.

Teach Excel has been around since 2008. They have a blog, forum, tutorials, VBA code snippets and video lessons to help teach you Excel.

The site contains some basic and advanced tutorials, an extensive set of chart tutorials, tips and & tricks, VBA samples and functions.

Frédéric Le Guen
Excel Exercise has been around since 2002 and is run by long time Excel user and BI analyst FrĂ©dĂ©ric. You’ll find a selection of posts on functions, shortcuts, formatting, charts and pivot table here.

Dinesh Takyar
This site is run by Dinesh since 2012 and like the name suggests, you’ll mostly find video lessons here. Along with the site he also runs 3 different YouTube channels about Excel!

Andrew Engwirda
Andrew is a full time Excel programmer and has been blogging about Excel since 2004. This site was only started in 2008 but you’ll find a link to his old site on his about page. You find his tips categorized into formulas, formatting, shortcuts and VBA on his site.

Ejaz Ahmed
Ejaz works as an actuary so you know he uses Excel a lot! He started his blog in 2013 as a place to store his own repository of (mostly VBA) Excel work with the hope he could others the trouble of doing mundane procedures repetitively. He posts various functions, procedures, tools and add-ins so fellow strugglers can benefit from his work.

Mike Thomas
Mike is an Excel developer and trainer with over 25 years experience delivering training courses. This site has been around since 2011 and contains a number of free video lessons to help you learn.

Doug H
Doug has been sharing his video lessons on Excel Trainer since 2013 and you’ll find 100+ posts here from his YouTube channel.

Melih Met
Melih is an Excel blogger from Turkey and an Industrial Engineer with an MBA in Business Administration. He started his site to document his learning in Excel and help others. You find post ranging from beginner to advanced on his site covering formulas, charts, advanced, templates and VBA.

Phil Kowalski
Phil has been sharing his Excel tips at Excel Blog since 2013 and you’ll find some great resources there, including the ultimate formula guide. You also find functions, charts and other tips & tricks at his site.

Ming Fung Wong
Ming’s created her site in 2015 and has been actively posting since. Her site is all about working smarter by mastering functions in Excel, but she shares posts on other topics too!

Andrew Brimble
Andrew’s site aims to teach you some of the most commonly used features, functions and formulas in Excel along with some great tips and tricks. They offer step by step guides, videos, hints, tips and more.

Daniel Strong
Excel VBA Is Fun is unrelated to Excel Is Fun but is also a great resource for VBA with over 300 YouTube videos and a website covering most topics you’d want to learn in VBA.

Tomasz Kacprowicz
A great resource for anyone interested in advanced VBA topics. The site includes tutorials, a cheat sheet for VBA functions, code snippets and a variety of VBA tools.

Chris Webb
Chris Webb’s site is a great place to learn advanced BI topics in Excel like power query and power pivot. He’s defintely an authority figure on the subject.

I’m not sure who runs this site, but there’s a lot of posts here covering a lot of different topics. You’re sure to learn something new browsing this site.

Rory Archibald
Hard to navigate the site to find things, but there are some useful advanced posts.

I’m not sure who runs Excel Zoom, but they’ve been around since 2008 and the site has a decent collection of posts categorized into tips and VBA.

Ben Collins
Ben’s site is the only one on this list not about Excel. His site is about Google sheets, but it’s such a good resource in this area and one that I’ve used in the past that I felt I should include it.

Gašper Kamenšek
Excel Unplugged is a site run by Microsoft MVP Gašper with a good number of posts on functions, pivot tables and power BI tools.

Joseph Zawada
Excel and sports! If you’re into analysing your fantasy football league with Excel then Excel by Joe is a good place to start.

Ankit Kaul Machama
Ankit hopes to turn you into an Excel Geek with his site Excel Tricks. There’s a good number of excellent turtorials on a wide range of subjects from formulas to VBA.

Gillian Moon
While the site is called Excel Functions, there is definitely a lot more than just functions here. You’ll find lots of tutorials from basic to more advanced topic covering pivot tables, macros, vba and much more.

This is a site run by the Goodwill Community Foundation where you can learn about hundreds of different topics including the Microsoft Office suite. A great place to start if you’re a beginner, but likely nothing here for the intermediate to advanced user.

Alan Murray
Alan Murray is an IT Trainer from England with a passion for teaching. His site has over 500 pages and growing. You’ll find many articles on formulas, charts, pivot tables, dashboards, VBA and Macros on his site.

Matthew Kuo
Matthew Kuo is a UCLA Anderson MBA graduate who started his website to display his Xcelsius dashboards designed for his school projects. He’s continued using his site to write about Excel.

Vishwamitra Mishra
While the site is called Learn Excel Macros and it does have some great beginner VBA tutorial, there is a lot of other worthwhile content on diffferent topics.

Michael Alexander
Lots of advanced Excel and Access topics here. Finding something specific might be a little hard on this site. The only way to navigate it is with the next page button at the bottom of the site.

Lots of interesting formula challenges with equally interesting solutions to read. A great place to visit if you’re looking to improve your formula writing skills to beyond advanced. Unfortunately, the site hasn’t been updated in a long time.

Crispo Mwangi
If you’re looking for better ways to gather, analyze, visualize and report your data then you’ve found the right blog to follow. Crispo’s site doesn’t have a ton of content, but the quality is there.

Sam McIntire
Desk Bright has a limited number of really great tutorial type articles to read on Excel. They are among the most detailed, well written and formatted posts out there. The only problem is you’ll only be able to view 3 each day before you have to buy his book to view more.

George Mount
George’s blog has a lot of good posts, just not all to do with Microsoft Excel and data analytics you’ll have to wade through a lot of other business and economics related posts.


Reddit has a subreddit for just about everything you can imagine. There’s even a very active Excel subreddit where you can ask or answer Excel questions. It’s a great place to browse learn what you don’t know that you don’t know.

This is Reddit’s VBA subreddit. It’s quite a bit smaller than r/Excel but still active and a great place to browse VBA specific topics on Reddit.

An active forum where you can ask and answer Excel question and it has over 600k post.

A smaller Q and A forum and it’s a bit harder to navigate to find what you’re looking for.

Experts Exchange is a large forum that covers a number of non-Excel related topics but the Excel section is still very big and has an active user base.

PC Review is a large forum that mostly covers non-Excel topics but the Excel section has a lot of posts and an active user base.

With over 2.6 million posts and 200k members this forum is large with a decently active user base.

With over 3.7 million posts and 945 thousand members this forum is massive and you’ll likely find an answer to your question without having to ask on the forum.

This is Mr Excel’s forum so you’d expect it to be good and it is. Over 4.8 million posts and from its 388k very active members.

One of the smaller forums on the list, it’s still worth a look. This forum is from Ken Puls well respected site the Excel Guru.

A forum for all the office product including Excel. The community is very small and the Excel community smaller still.

The forum of Chandoo. It has a small but growing passionate members base running the forum.

A smaller forum cover all the Microsoft Office products. The name would suggests it’s only about VBA but all topics can be found here.

A very small forum covering general Excel, dashboards and charts, VBA, power query and power pivot.

Quora’s mission is to share and grow the world’s knowledge and they have a thriving Excel help category where you can ask and answer questions.