Just as with HTML editors, various open-source software programs have sprung up to provide an alternative to the dominant player, Dreamweaver in the case of website editors and Microsoft office in the case of office application suites. Whereas in the webpage authoring arena you have NVU, SeaMonkey and KompoZer, in the office application suite you have LibreOffice (formerly called OpenOffice) and NeoOffice.
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.