* 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.

We're closed, folks!

Links:

» Business of Software FAQ
» The Business of Software Conference (held every fall, usually in Boston)
» Forum guidelines (Please read before posting!)

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

 
Bait and Switch on employment terms Troy McClure (13 comments)
Is Google Adwords charging too much for clicks (Cost Per Click)? DontTreadOnMe (55)
Early feedback on a new GUI Goran Burcevski (19)
Downloads vs sales Maksym Sherbinin (37)
Adwords Enhanced Campaign B J (15)
Third time lucky?  I re-re-launched.  :) Harry Phace (23)
Do non-integrated payment gateways discourage sales? John Clark (4)
One time fee for SaaS? Reluctantlyregistered (5)
Is this worth doing? alexandar (3)
Signing exes to prove who it came from - why? Harry Phace (24)
Contacting the customer via his company's website? B2B (8)
Report back on partnership with customers Advice Seeker (5)
The next generation of software developers Andy Brice (66)
What's up with Comodo using 3rd party for phone verification Bill Anonomist (15)
I'm a PRO! Matthew Fender (9)
New Google Page-Fold Algorithm For Search Penalizes Web pages NewToASPX (8)
Making a benefit from a failed product B2B (14)
My new trial balloon cn (3)
How much would you pay for this software business? (Redux) Bring back anon (12)
MicroConf 2012 videos Krzysztof Kowalczyk (11)
I re-launched, please provide feedback (again) Harry Phace (26)
Mike Gunderloy's Coder to Developer Reşit Akyüz (10)
I told him off...what would you do? alexandar (59)
Any reasons not to use Appcelerator Titanium? Dan R (9)
Initial User Experience Suggestions... Bret Reece (8)
Fun with bubbles and JOS forum nilesh (1)
to Win8 or not to Win8 vv (10)
Registering for a Free version Matthew Fender (9)
Time to ask for feedback. I think. Maksym Sherbinin (9)
Sharing the source code as part of a partnership Mosh (2)
Yet another "I launched, please provide feedback" Hichem MHAMED (10)
Feedback on Preview please dot42 (Fiona) (3)
I launched, please provide feedback Harry Phace (23)
Multiple apps on website Harry Phace (8)
Expenses for working at home Mike Dixon (16)
Are sites like Softpedia truly legit? Harry Phace (4)
Watch your exe strings Harry Phace (1)
Offline update prompts: how often? Harry Phace (14)
Free (or super cheap) Online PM software Patrick From An IBank (4)
Feedback: SQL Server source control system Jarrett Lee (4)
Making a commercial site free (aka would you use this service)? John Clark (9)
To comment the code or not StevenP (31)
Online "Do what I say, not what I do myself" marketing Howard Ness (15)
How much 1 second of waiting can cost Alex Murauski (9)
New site for .NET developers. Need a fresh look. ARMSoft (2)
Trial Features: Lite or Pro M.B. Dude (3)
Good or bad idea to use QR codes? Dan R (14)
I launched a new version Shawn O'Hern (18)
First Sale.  Marketing is hard. James A. (19)
Dot net security DotScared (12)
Choose your price aproach alexandar (9)
Anyone submitted a desktop app to the Windows App store? Andy Brice (13)
Marketing to facebook users NewGuyOnTheBlock (5)
Powered by FogBugz