LSS Academy LLC Acquired by Yahoo!

Fort Worth, TX – LSS Academy LLC, a leading blog focused on lean, leadership, and six sigma, today announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo, Inc.

With more than 7,000 subscribers, LSS Academy has quickly grown in popularity and reach over the past two years.

This acquisition will be a part of Yahoo’s extension of their soon to be released professional productivity suite of applications aimed at professional’s looking to improve productivity and reduce costs.

“We’re excited to continue the good work the LSS Academy team has started. The productivity niche is extremely popular and the entire Yahoo! Productivity Suite team is anxious to learn and grow along with LSS Academy,” said a senior Yahoo! representative.

“What started as a hobby has grown into something far more than I ever anticipated. I look forward to the coming years as I, along with the Yahoo! Productivity Suite team, continue to build LSS Academy. Our goal is to reach 20,000 subscribers within the next 12 months. With the help of Yahoo I’m confident we’ll achieve this,” said Ron Pereira, founder of LSS Academy LLC.

Ron Pereira will continue to write on LSS Academy while also welcoming several new bloggers to the LSS Academy family.

More details on the future of LSS Academy will be released in the coming weeks. For now, please free to scan through the archives of LSS Academy while challenging yourself as to how you could fall for such an April fools gag as this.  Admit it, I got you.

9 Comments

  1. AJ

    April 1, 2010 - 5:23 am

    Dang it. Good one. I read half way and was all in then decided to skip to the end and saw your final comment.

  2. Tim McMahon

    April 1, 2010 - 6:15 am

    Great fun Ron. Nice way to clebrate April Fools’ .

  3. Barb

    April 1, 2010 - 8:20 am

    excellent! You got me too! Love your site!

  4. Kevin Akers

    April 1, 2010 - 9:02 am

    I must admit that I too was had! Thanks for the laugh and keep up the great work.

  5. Ron Pereira

    April 1, 2010 - 10:05 pm

    Thanks for all the comments and for joining in on the fun everyone! My wife didn’t read the whole article and emailed me asking what in the world I was talking about! I think she thought I was going to be able to retire or something. Ha!

  6. Charles Jordan

    April 1, 2010 - 10:16 pm

    Best prank of the day by far. Wonderful work!