* 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

 
answers.onstartups.com Hanzo (5 comments)
new project: feedback appreciated AlexD (3)
Tax Deductions for Software Piracy Marcus McConnell (19)
Hosting MariusVE (16)
List of Tools to improve your daily mISV tasks Bring Back Anon II (14)
$700K and growing anon_stats (17)
How to thank a customer? B2B (12)
End-of-Year "specials" on B2B software? BI Baracus (8)
Confusion about developing a Social Web App. Full Name (4)
My first Symbian software stoval (7)
Giving out a copies of my webapp qwerty (11)
Feedback on my two ventures buragc (17)
Website for a StartUp MajinSaha (9)
Reasons to abandon purchase process Bacos (18)
Review request: New time reporting service for GCal Carl Ribbegårdh (7)
Forum changes Andy Brice (10)
YouTube and foreign languages Mosh (1)
typical revenue sharing percentage? AlexD (2)
Thanks for the help Simon Ellis (4)
Where to find beta users? riskmgt (8)
what do you think about this slogan? Amos (27)
New facebook app gets 190K users in half year, what to do next? Facebook Friend Statistics (8)
Sites that facilitate bartering between designers and developers somebody (2)
Need help in node-locked licensing Mosh (2)
Which is the best tax-friendly state to locate a company? Joe B. (24)
Extreme Traffic Spike & Soon Release Freeware_Coder (10)
Software conference webcast Neo Syne (2)
Remote freelance software work with Western salaries? Bonita Applebum (8)
Spec for dev server.... John Clark (9)
Creating videos to give a tour of your product? Ken (8)
Free licenses Bring back anon (9)
What is the best process and document template for a startup biz Joe B. (4)
You uISV laptop spamme (19)
Need help: Large Company intending to breach License Term Component Vendor (14)
How do open source (free) software make their money? JB Brossard (19)
Subscription business model for download software IanH. (11)
Moderation is a bit drastic here... Alain Bocherens (devsoft) (47)
Books on improving sales? Bring Back Anon II (11)
Partnership with a community Freeware_Coder (3)
Web site backend for microISVs in need of early adopters Nicolas Cadilhac (1)
Project Staff Meetings Mik3 (7)
Homepage redesign options - Your inputs please Neo Syne (8)
Advice on a VC contact BringBackAnon (9)
Down time statistics Bill Anonomist (1)
Need feedback on an idea Neo Syne (6)
Operating a blog that is not lame and DOA Profit and Loss (7)
New product launch, need feedback (freemium model) ssteo (3)
website monitoring Bill Anonomist (4)
Help! What do I reply to this? AnonForThisOne (6)
How much do bugs hurt sales? Freeware_Coder (8)
orders decrease for new version Jim Morrison (6)
Why Adwords increases certain bids ? alexandar (6)
Wonder how Copilot is going, Anyone seen "Make Better Software"? Sam H (2)
new product for Google Analytics data analysis James Standen (2)
How would you say: "We're not fixing that bug any time soon"? dags3 (27)
Daily-deals website for Windows software officially launched Virgil (3)
Buying an online business for $15-30K A Yellow Fellow (3)
Selling an online business for $15-30K Johhny Smith (7)
Price elasticity of demand / marginal cost for a system utility? marketeer (15)
adsense (or similar) for a web app with private user content? Dave Kirby (3)
New Business Idea - Feedback please Eric J.P (34)
"Best" login URL for webapp? Jesper Mortensen (7)
My website went down Bill Anonomist (6)
Looking for Advice on Teaching App JbKelly (2)
A call to bloggers - PaperFeeds.com Bashar (11)
How to Get Stuff Done by setting aside time Scott (16)
Windows Phone 7 development, anybody doing this? Ben Mc (11)
Product name post fix "Cop" vs "Inspector" axum (2)
Smalltalk and MicroISV Germán Arduino (0)
New product website, looking for feedback Etienne Tremblay (4)
Importance of nicely designed site during startup M.J. Schenkel (18)
Why is so difficult to find a co-founder? Stray__Cat (18)
Wading in AppStore Sajid (5)
Sending Bulk Email axum (8)
Looking for a Partner with good Design Skills Ken (47)
Does Computer Science Degree Matter? Jon H (53)
10th European Software Conference in a few days David Boventer (0)
Branding to match your customer's website Simon Ellis (0)
New version released, looking for feedback Shawn O'Hern (4)
Selling Source Code of Steganographic application Tom B. (35)
I miss the old forums Ken (7)
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