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MS Excel for Small Business: Accounting, MS Excel and SEO

Managing small business accounting and SEO with MS Excel as shown by the Industry experts

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A masterclass in Microsoft Excel for Small Business 3- course bundle covering all essential functions, formulas, views, VBA tools and logic, Macros, using math, statistical, logic and text functions, fundamental accounting, and local SEO essentials for anyone with any skill set to use the application confidently as a professional.

This course on how to use Excel spreadsheets, introduction to accounting, and DIY local SEO for small business fundamentals to your benefit has been developed by an industry-renowned entrepreneur and investor in digital technology to improve the inefficient method of working in a data-driven decision-maker in any small business sector.

The huge amount of data for any business can be turned into a mine of effective knowledge for the business to decide on, analyse, share, demonstrate, and make futuristic plans, investments, expansion and growth in any sector. All you need is to master the skill of handling data. Keeping this in mind, this course started with essential formulas and functions to use on values, adjusting the worksheets and formatting them for fast visual reading. You'll also be able to sharpen your skill in basic accounting & local SEO fundamentals.

This entirely online course has expanded on data visualisation of many sorts as it suits your need. The data visualisation has been enriched with a further demonstration of data validation, pivot tables, conditional functions, and Lookup functions to ensure you can do your job as an Excel expert and be confident in small business.

You can start with any skill set and will reach the next level at the end of this course.

This MS Excel for Small Business 3- course bundle consists of the following courses:

  • Course 1: Microsoft Excel Masterclass
  • Course 2: Introduction to Accounting (Fundamental Accounting of Small Business)
  • Course 3: Do It Yourself Local SEO For The Small Business Owner

You will be able to do the following by the end of this course

  • Learn to master Excel from A-Z
  • How to be a better, faster, more robust Excel user
  • How to save hours and boost your productivity in Excel
  • How to use math, statistical, logic and text functions
  • How to use VLOOKUP/HLOOKUP in formulas
  • Mastering Pivot Tables
  • How to become a professional Data Analyst
  • How to land your first job as an Excel Expert
  • How to find a value with VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH
  • How to use VBA and Macros
  • How to create basic and advanced formulas
  • Creating Charts from your data
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • First-Hand understanding of Financial Statements
  • Accounting Policies and their effect on accounting methods Meaning & Basic understanding of All financial statements
  • Understand what Local SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is
  • The importance of having a mobile-friendly website
  • You will understand what essential sites you should list your business on
  • Essential elements of on-page and off-page SEO
  • How to get more reviews for your Google business page
  • The Basics of setting up a small business website with WordPress or Squarespace
  • How to set up and use Google+ for Business

Why Choose this course?

- The course is developed and delivered by an Industry expert

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- Entirely online

- Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, and smartphone-friendly

And you will also get the following:

Free PDF Certificate

12 Months Course Access


Certificate of completion

Digital certificate - Included

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Course Curriculum for Microsoft Excel

***Course 1: Microsoft Excel Masterclass ***

  • Excel from A-Z Course Introduction
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  • Getting Started with Excel
  • Values, Referencing and Formulas
  • Intro to Excel Functions
  • Adjusting Excel Worksheets
  • Visually Pleasing Cell Formatting
  • How to Insert Images and Shapes!
  • Visualize Data with Charts
  • Excel's Printing Options
  • Benefits of Using Excel Templates
  • Working with Excel Datasets
  • Excel Database Functions
  • Excel Data Validation
  • Excel PivotTables
  • Excel's PowerPivot Add-In
  • Excel's Conditional Functions
  • Excel's Lookup Functions
  • Text Based Functions in Excel
  • Auditing Formulas & Custom Views in Excel
  • Excel’s “What If?” Tools
  • Welcome to Excel VBA!
  • The VBA Language
  • Writing VBA Code
  • Important VBA Tools and Logic
  • Excel VBA Loops
  • Triggering Macros
  • Excel User Forms

***Course 2: Introduction to Accounting (Fundamental Accounting of Small Business) ***

  • Understand Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Accounting Policies and Their Impact on Accounting Profit

***Course 3: Do It Yourself Local SEO For The Small Business Owner***

  • Introduction To The Course
  • Setting Up a Simple Website for Business
  • Setting Up Your Google+ Business Page
  • Setting Up Your Yelp Business Page
  • Basic Social Media Setup
  • Creating Business Listings for Local SEO
  • Tools For Building Citations, Rank Tracking & More
  • Optimizing Your Website for Local SEO
  • Content Writing
  • Social Syndication
  • Asking for Reviews From Your Customers
  • Getting Links From Other Websites aka Backlinks
  • Other Business Sites To Consider Signing Up On
  • Where To Go From Here


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Who is this course for?

This course on using Excel for small businesses is beneficial for both professionals and individuals who can use this skill to plan for a weekly, monthly or yearly calendar or personal appointments, manage bill payments, budget, homework, and favourite sports team games. Having the skill to use Excel can help to compile, filter, search, organise and simplify large amounts of data.

Small businesses often use Excel as a basic accounting program or chequebook ledger. You can enter deposits and expenditures onto each row of the sheet as you would enter them into a check register. Explore storing data, perform calculations, data analysis, easy-to-create data visualisations with charts, transform and clean data.

A professional can use Excel to organise, calculate, and evaluate quantitative data, which is useful when making important decisions. Having skills in excel enables one to present information, is the most effective way to help the decision, makers, and is also a critical skill o climb up the ladder in any sector.


Existing qualification level: No specific previous qualification is required. However, a basic understanding of English and ICT would benefit in understanding the content.

Existing skill levels: Minimum ICT skills to operate any computer system is beneficial. No, previous experience in Excel & Accounting is required.

Technical requirements: Access to any computer or laptop would benefit from practicing and following the instructions.

Career path

Excel will open many opportunities for anyone due to its versatile use in business settings, from project management to human resources, financial analysts, accountants, business analysts, retail managers, project managers, data journalists, and not limited to this.

The salary expectation can grow from £20,000 per annum to £45,000 per annum.

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