As an online entrepreneur there is often a need to create documents for the web. For example, ebooks, brochures, flyers etc. The best format to publish this material in PDF format. PDF documents can be readily viewed from web browsers. The software to create and edit PDF documents are quite expensive. If you do not want to invest in a PDF editing software then do not worry. There is a free alternative for creating PDF documents.
Welcome to PrimoPDF
PrimoPDF is a free software that you can use to create PDF documents. PrimoPDF functions like a print driver. Once you have installed PrimoPDF on your computer a print driver is setup on your PC. You can submit any document (that is printable) to the PrimoPDF print driver. Instead of printing the document the PrimoPDF printer converts the document into PDF format. PrimoPDF is very versatile since you can convert any printable document such as Word Document, Excel Spread Sheet, MS Paint Diagram etc. into PDF format.
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
Another way to create PDF documents is to use Microsoft Office 2007. The Home and Student Edition of Microsoft Office retails for a very low price (less than $80). This version of MS Office has nearly got all the features of the standard MS Office version used by businesses. Microsoft has provided a free Office Add-on that will allow you to save a Word document into PDF format. This add-on is called Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS and can be downloaded from the Microsoft website. The PDF documents created using MS Office really looks very sharp and professional. If you do not have a decent suite of office applications then the Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 is really worth the investment.