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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

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Windows 8? Andrew Gibson (9)
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How to determine how much to charge for your time? TD Lee (13)
Naming my app Nicolas Cadilhac (27)
Specific technical documentation book suggestion Doichin Dochew (5)
Authenticode Signing Joseph R. (3)
Website Review Joseph R. (8)
Windows 8 / .Net reality check Nicholas Hebb (4)
How bad is not to have e-mail campaigns? Néstor Sánchez A. (8)
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i-Phone app / apple store question C. Stark (9)
Source code to China, sell or refuse ? dmytro (20)
Cross-platform Dilemma - Is Flash/Flex/AIR still viable? Gazinhio (25)
Invoice different company Drummer (25)
Selling 50% of the business. How to deal? Virgil (26)
Distributing Windows virtual appliances Cocowalla (12)
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Is Apple silently killing the Mac App store? AK (11)
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No credit cards - a red flag? Scott (18)
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Money Back Guarantee Craig Welch (38)
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