Posts Categorized: Strategy

Excel 104: Pivot Tables on Mac and PC [Video]

Excel 104: Pivot Tables on Mac and PC [Video]

My first impression of a Pivot Table: They are scary, confusing monsters that always make your data look funky. Once I got over the intimidation of them: They are the magical, unicorn warriors of the Excel world. The main thing that Pivot Tables do is … pivot … your data. Just like you would while trying to… Read more »

101 Wednesday Recap: Basic Formulas in Excel

101 Wednesday Recap: Basic Formulas in Excel

Formulas in Excel are basically the keyboard shortcuts of any program. They make operating through large data dumps 10x faster. Do you spend time copying and pasting over and over to combine or look up data? Then this tutorial will be the start of lots of time saved. You’ll be pony status at the end… Read more »

101 Wednesday: Conditional Formatting in Excel Recap

101 Wednesday: Conditional Formatting in Excel Recap

Formatting in Excel has always been a major point of focus in our 101 Wednesdays Google+ Hangouts. Our latest wasno different. It’s pretty much the Cushing way to focus on making data pretty. It just so happens that we, and you, can use  pretty colors and icons to quickly show how well data is doing… Read more »

You Are Not Worried Enough about Perceptions and Assumptions

Google defines: Judging as “to form an opinion or conclusion about”. Assumptions as “a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof”. Perceptions as “a way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something; a mental impression.” Keep these words and definitions in mind. Humans Judge This is a fact you cannot… Read more »

101 Wednesday Recap: Creating Charts and Tables in Excel

101 Wednesday Recap: Creating Charts and Tables in Excel

Like most of the Internet marketing population, you may have some trouble using Excel. I get it. All those cells and options are very intimidating to a beginner. That is the main reason why we started 101 Wednesdays. We want to basically take your hand and walk you through some basics of some intimidating things. (Stuff like,… Read more »