Back during the infancy of this software, most people would use it for just two reasons: to store data (especially customer database) and as a glorified calculator. Perhaps because those are a spreadsheets intended or more practical uses or that people are not really that trained to use its features to the fullest. You would even be surprised that up to now there are office employees who, when they are prompted to make some calculations, they would open their spreadsheet software and do the calculations there. However, as weird as that may sound, it is one of the ways that a spreadsheet can help speed things up in the office. Especially if the employee has been working on spreadsheets for a long time that making fast calculations using the cells has become second nature to him. But there are other good uses for this application.
As an information marketer in an information society, you want to find the best way to capture and share information with your readers. It starts with document creation. Although Dragon Dictate is great for getting your thoughts down, eventually you‘ll need to share it. For those Mac marketers who are migrating to the Mac from Windows, the de facto, standard, primo way of doing this is, of course, Microsoft office. It is available for the Mac too. But you may find it overkill outside of the cubicle. Or, if you‘re a beginning marketer, you may find funds short to begin with.