* 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

 
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Who's your perfect customer? Kevin_W. (15)
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Recommend Shpinx for documentation generation swift (0)
What are your thought on Pay what you want? Cameron Maske (16)
Complex manufacturing software - how to market? tekno (8)
Confusing about selling the source code to another company. moonlit (7)
What to blog for a startup? Startup (12)
App released... now what? Startup (19)
Increasing downloads by utilizing existing products alexandar (3)
Please advise a Google Analytics alternative? Vladimir Morozov (8)
Selling My Source Code Charlene P (3)
SEO / Link Building Zarir Karbhari (1)
Best affiliate scheme? Blakey (3)
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What do you use to record customer information? Smart Company Software (15)
how to promote software t kim (13)
Starter Licenses like Atlassian does Wireframes (nj) (5)
For Sale - Huge money making affiliate (software) site Manoj Shinde (4)
What outside benefits have you gained from being an mISV? Jonathan Matthews (7)
Managing a "Non-Traditional" Software Development Group Stephanie McGuire (5)
Plimus and PayPal Tony Edgecombe (15)
Best site for free tech blogging? 12345 (5)
Non-3rd-party-hosted digital content ecommerce solutions Dan R (1)
Looking for job after 4+ years... Tim Stanford (4)
Non-hardware locked licensing DV (18)
Include .NET framework in installer package or link to download? Dan R (9)
Christmas promotion ebooksoft (4)
Dwolla Bill Anonomist (2)
More cards declined than accepted Ryan Wilson (11)
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Working environment set up Levon (10)
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Recommended Payment Processors Mike Bell (27)
Trial limitation Startup (21)
Product name question A. Perdereau (11)
Release engineering on Windows--best practices Kevin_W. (5)
Intern Non Competition/Non Solicitation Covenant T. Roberts (8)
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Links to my website Bill Anonomist (8)
Custom Enterprise Applications and the iPad M.J. Schenkel (14)
ESWC 2011 London Andy Brice (7)
Coincidence? alexandar (9)
Technical question about updates alexandar (18)
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3rd Party Calendar apps SuperDuperUser (2)
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What is the best way to set up a "tip jar" for a web site? WannabeTycoon (5)
How does a per developer license for licensing app works? axum (4)
interesting article about online marketing Andy Brice (19)
Meta tag keywords Questions (5)
still delphi coder here? SharkLasers (4)
Free to Freemium/non-free DV (3)
Zip file offering only? Questions (14)
Need Advice Selling Micro ISV Business MikeT (18)
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Trial version limitation idea Bill Anonomist (24)
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The future is looking *too* cloudy Christopher Wong (12)
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Sell your Windows freeware product to me Jaywalker (0)
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