Business vLogs

If you have an interest in worth while basic business information, I have found the vlogs by skilled entrepreneur Bob Parsons to be helpful. They are available from his personal vlog site at He presents solid business advice from his years of success building several businesses, including the wildly successful Lease America (copy machine rental), Parson’s Technology (highly affordable software delivered to your door), (highly competitive Internet domain registration and Internet Services Provider), and Go A-Z Motorcycles.

WARNING: Some may consider the content objectionable in that Bob’s trademark has been rather well endowed young women who graphically demonstrate the principals he is presenting in an entertaining, if rather stereotypical, manner.

Note: this article is the writers personal opinion. It is based upon almost 40 years of experience in small computers and communications, but it is still an opinion.It is presented AS IS. All use is at your own risk.

Alternative to Microsoft Office: IBM Symphony

This just in from news:

IBM Thursday announced upgrades to and a roadmap for its 15-month-old Lotus Symphony suite of productivity tools, emphasizing it indeed offers an alternative to Microsoft Office.

The move comes after Microsoft recently said that a court order to remove Office from store shelves next month could leave consumers and businesses “stranded without an alternative set of software.”


IBM bought Lotus Development Corp. a long time ago, including it’s flagship Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet product. Lotus 1-2-3 was essentially the first Readmore..