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Free Software Magazine: Small Businesses are Ripe for Free Software

Jan 25, 2007, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Mostek)

"Once upon a time, in a career far, far away, I worked for a very small business. I was tasked with upgrading the OLD PC's. The budget was so miniscule that literally every penny counted. In the effort to get the best bang for the buck, I stumbled across these programs called free software. "Whoo-hoo, they're free" I thought. Little knowing how that introduction to free software applications would change my life, I quickly ordered the PC's without MS Office, downloaded OpenOffice.org instead and saved a few hundred dollars per system.

"Fast forward to the future. With much more free software under my belt, I am even more convinced small businesses are a ripe field for free software applications..."

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