Microsoft Excel provides easy to use and very good (in my opinion) functionality for most business applications and with its charting capabilities and extensibility through Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and data links to other storage applications it gives you a powerful tool at your fingertips on your desktop or laptop. That is great if you are with your client or don’t mind sending them your Workbook to use on their machines but it’s not very practical if you want to protect your intellectual property or view on different devices such as tablets or smart phones. Sharing your tools online legitimately has always been a challenge but using various components
Anyone that conducts any sort of business now-a-days must have an internet presence. You will not survive or grow (the aim of any successful business) without providing a place online for people to find you. Most people looking to engage with the services you offer or to purchase the products that you sell will do some sort of research online. They will use a search engine directly; they will find a link on another website, an email or get a recommendation from one of social media friends. They could also arrive at your website by finding your domain name on print advertising, business cards or simply by word of mouth.