If you like Microsoft Office and if you use any products of it in home or office (or in your phone), you will love to watch Office Videos on YouTube. The duration of every videos is around 15 minutes. It is good introduction tutorial videos for beginners.
If you like this series then you should also watch Office Casuals in YouTube. In this videos are also tutorial type but in casual mode. You will love it.
Gmail has the biggest popularity in personal email market. Though many other email solutions are there which are not bad. One of them is Outlook.com. It has clean UI, nicely integrated with social network like twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc. Previously it was Hotmail. I am using Hotmail and now Outlook.com for many years. My experience is not bad with this email provider. I recommend you to give it a try.
We can access Microsoft Office online now. Word, Excel, Power Point and One Note are online now. You can not use full features online but for small document sharing it is good and useful. You need an account to login at here and start creating new documents with online Office. You can share that documents with your friends and colleagues. You can make it private if you do not want to share with anyone else or make it public for open to all. You can share your documents with selective people with their email. They will get an email with link of your document in read only mode. You can embed your document in your blog also. For that the document must be public. wordpress.com have good support for embed Microsoft Office online document.