Someone on Twitter recently posed the rhetorical question, "Should I learn that new Excel function, or watch a YouTube video?" His answer was, yes - do both!
The advent of web-based video services such as YouTube.com and Blip.tv has triggered an amazing outburst of instructional creativity, with hundreds of free videos now available that document almost every aspect of spreadsheet use. At the time of writing, a search for "Excel pivot table" on YouTube produced 672 results.
As an introduction to the genre, this article confers the first ever "Golden Cells" awards for Excel video productions. We look forward to reviewing many more entries in the years to come to create a lasting hall of fame for the people who enlighten our use of Excel.
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