My Top 10 Favourite Websites or Blogs
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.
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.
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Other Great Websites or Blogs
This site is part of the Tips.net 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.
This site is part of the Tips.net 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.
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.
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 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”!
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 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.
The site is very stylish and has great content including, add-ins, charts, formulas, VBA, and a blog.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Doug has been sharing his video lessons on Excel Trainer since 2013 and you’ll find 100+ posts here from his YouTube channel.
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 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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.