* The Business of Software

A former community discussing the business of software, from the smallest shareware operation to Microsoft. A part of Joel on Software.

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Moderators:

Andy Brice
Successful Software

Doug Nebeker ("Doug")

Jonathan Matthews
Creator of DeepTrawl, CloudTrawl, and LeapDoc

Nicholas Hebb
BreezeTree Software

Bob Walsh
host, Startup Success Podcast author of The Web Startup Success Guide and Micro-ISV: From Vision To Reality

Patrick McKenzie
Bingo Card Creator

 
Feedback request: Collaborative & Social applications Salman Sarfraz (16 comments)
Long .com domain or 1 word .cc domain? Ken (9)
programmer-tshirts.com shutting shop Andy Brice (2)
Functional scoring for custom software development offer Zubair Naseer (1)
Tell me your story WefWef (3)
Purchase Icons one at a time instead of sets? URL? Bring Back Anon II (3)
Download.com - Is it any good? Your experience... George (12)
New Product: Banner Effect Alain Bocherens (devsoft) (11)
Stumped on staffing Mark Kern (22)
Feedback on website copy Rico (4)
Offer: free licences to beta tester to thank thi community Charly Omer (13)
Help requested: Please review my site Fernando Rodríguez (10)
Is anyone using WPF for LoB Applications? Scorpio (15)
Flex for UI Matthew Bertram (4)
Agreement with e-commerce provider Video (8)
What to put in 'About' page for a 1 man team? Ken (14)
Talking to users on forums Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (15)
Beta testers wanted for WordPress plugin Rico (1)
Is this legal? Bashar (11)
does anybody know a reminder software ? Attilah (10)
More advice needed on free trials please Sanjay Sethi (9)
How to delete account (User deleted) (16)
Feedback request: online developer coding tests Bernd (10)
Buying competitor's stock/shares Steven Popescu (10)
My GOTD (Giveaway Of The Day) experience (PART 2). Jorge Coelho (15)
New book by Rob Walling Ramon Elias (12)
How to keep up with comments left on different forums/sites? Neo Syne (11)
Review: Focuth - time management tool for ITiers Igor Tkachenko (6)
Copy and Paste info from Wikipedia into commercial app? Magnus J (9)
Search Engine Alternatives Website Photo Gallery Guy (5)
What do you know about weebiz.com Bill Anonomist (0)
Pagerank = null Simon Ellis (12)
Is email notification software good to sell? Alexei (4)
Beta version of the website launched - Feedback please Neo Syne (8)
Reseller's preferred vendor database Osh Kosh (3)
Pricing model for a Java Web Framework? Bonita Applebum (11)
My first SaaS going live, your opinion needed newsaas (6)
Freeware - How to millinet (3)
Mac App Store announced Nick Moore (32)
Google Analytics Bill Anonomist (6)
Where is the money in web apps? Howard Ness (23)
Sales of new product Jonathan Laloz (22)
Do you benefit from Facebook and Twitter?  When will the bubble M.J. Schenkel (13)
Why are Browsers free? (and other software) Hanzo (10)
What's that task management app again? Rico (3)
Should downloaders get new 30 day trial with each update Bill Anonomist (7)
Survey software component that BoS people like Simon Ellis (0)
How does this startup make money? Razvan Popa (6)
Exclusivity clause related to work wpfdev (16)
Unpaid interview expenses wpfdev (9)
Help me pick a serverless database system for my app Bring Back Anon II (19)
Feedback on Enia player release eniaplayer (4)
Feedback: Weekend side project worth developing further? fb477 (2)
Starting a venture with a co-worker. anony mous (12)
Product done, your opinion needed Milos (10)
An interesting observation Dima (5)
Can you share prices of your Web app hosting considering user/cp umen (9)
What do you think of this new "social e-commerce" feature? Dan from FastSpring E-Commerce (13)
ZoomRead follow-up ZoomRead (4)
My mISV: Online code generation services Jordi Cabot (4)
Book on MiSV Start-ups..? Reluctantlyregistered (6)
Looking for a business partner Edin Dazdarevic (7)
Plimus Security Certificate Error dannylim (0)
Feedback wanted on finance web apps Jack Lampka (7)
a thought of using Google App a online activation server feelapi (3)
Sunday thoughts about GUI Dennis Crane (14)
Need your feedbacks on product relaunch website zentechen (5)
Feedback on one of my main products http://www.mcsquare.me/ Charly Omer (36)
My contribution Hoss The Boss (6)
Payment solution Full Name (6)
need your feedback about new website and our products AndrewLek (13)
Experience with ad-supported desktop software? Mark1a (6)
Seth Godin: The business of software Hanzo (14)
web based business forms ? Paul Underwood (4)
ASP for BOS refugees Dennis Reinhardt (10)
How to offer a free trial? Sanjay Sethi (10)
Is my Business Worth Anything? Quinn (13)
Online Spreadsheets - are they going anywhere Atul (18)
Feedback on new website Len Holgate (14)
New product about to be released MariusVE (18)
Software company has new Website, need feedback Mario José Wunderlich (13)
New startup:canyoucode.com , how to get traction? anup (9)
Gmail mark as spam adwords products? alexandar (1)
Sole Trader or Company as MISV in Australia (Victoria) Fherry (11)
Google Checkout and charging for a service rather than product Pete C (4)
Entering a saturated market Full Name (17)
Possible improper use of copyrighted image. Luke Miller (17)
Feedback on Affiliate network for the business Software market manuel Jaffrin (1)
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