As a self-confessed fan of exclamation marks, some of us – i.e. me - do probably overuse them sometimes. All hail then this handy infographic, which can help you decide when to use them, and when not to use them.

The key point here is that exclamation marks do have a place, but you should preserve their impact through selective use. 

The article also argues that it should be possible to use carefully chosen words to convey the energy of an exclamation mark. That may not always be easy, so I'll sign off with this. Enjoy!