* 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

 
First WP7 app Sajid (6 comments)
Any suggestions of a powerful, easy to use Icon Editor ? Mr. Analogy (5)
Appropriate business purchase price Dan Cooperstock (7)
A plea for politeness (why must everything be "Now"?) Nick Moore (17)
Getting Apps on TomTom Devices JR Lawhorne (1)
UK small company operating expenses B2B (2)
Facebook apps and social tools development for uISV Virgil (0)
Small business CRM? Joske Vermeulen (9)
Development Contract details Stuart Cullen (9)
Good mISV blogs? Ken (5)
conference call services Jason (3)
Architecture Astronaut update SuperDuperUser (3)
Blogging Tips koan (4)
Turbo-Charging Robosoft with DynamicPAD (Part 1) Ryan Smyth (3)
Ultra Resizer - My first product! mcs (7)
Troubleshoot software via customer machine Bill Anonomist (15)
Opinions and advice required re recent product launch Andy Laird (18)
Targeting the Mac App Store. DONT-DO-IT Chris Bruno (11)
Selling source code/scripts - viable business model? programmer100 (10)
How can I fix english language on my site Luk (6)
Does SaaSy do what you need for subscription management? Dan from FastSpring E-Commerce (12)
elance etc bar none (16)
Upgrade pricing when multiple editions are available B2B (8)
Server Upgrade Michael Bacarella (6)
Software similar to 37signals Answers Software Developer (3)
About Robosoft and PAD Ryan Smyth (3)
Selling an old application / business AnonMuse (8)
Download.com - Pay Per Download Service Manoj Shinde (5)
Beta to Launch v1.0 of Email Yak. Thanks guys! Robert Adams (2)
Positioning: Why outsourcing software development stinks David L. Alfaro (11)
Red Cross Haiti needs Payroll/HR software Vadim (16)
Would you host your source code in the "cloud"? anon_4_this (12)
Do you ofer free lifetime upgrades? Bill Anonomist (12)
New Product Launch and Feedback Welcomed! Etienne Yvan Morin (2)
ASP.net based User Control Panel for license download? HELP Bring Back Anon II (2)
Faking an affiliate programme... Alan O'Rourke (4)
Multiple products - Same site or use different domains? David DD (6)
Non-Commercial License - a good idea? Freeware_Coder (22)
TLDs and targeting product in different countries Michael Golkowski (8)
E-mail address for dmoz.org listing Bill Anonomist (3)
Need opinion and advices for this startup Alex Zane (8)
11th ESWC announces location in London David Boventer (6)
To go with free product or to have a price, that is the question Alex Top (24)
Localize your product? justandy (5)
What is the best way to monetize a Facebook app? Magnus J (2)
Viable alternatives to PayPal's Web Payments Pro? John Clark (2)
Late Start Against Direct Competitor Karl Falconer (5)
First early beta of new product - advice welcomed... John Clark (4)
What would you do next? Jim T (5)
Asking for higher compensation Peter Cotten (32)
Anyone interested in aninvoicer.com domain? Goran Burcevski (0)
Engineers who sell (anecdote) Scott (12)
Startup blog KevinC (9)
How to setup anonymous business and website SuperDuperUser (12)
How much income/equity to give to a person who is helping me? Anthonyb (18)
Decoy Pricing (another article/study) Scott (4)
How to do a very small scale newsletter or emailing? WannabeTycoon (6)
Angry Bird "overnight" success took 8 years Bring back anon (9)
Laptop recommendation Bill Anonomist (11)
B2B SaaS pricing model Jonathan Matthews (4)
Launching Software in the Google Chrome Web Store Craig Cecil (3)
Regarding Nokia and Qt... again... anon_4_this (10)
Cookies to require consent in EU from May Andy Brice (12)
Software for file sharing files with customers. Any suggestions? Andrea N - Direct Access (4)
New product launched ! alexandar (5)
How I sold my business SuperDuperUser (3)
Enterprise Software Needs a New Business Model Rohit Vashisht (23)
Tie-Up / security software / "Green" software Zarir Karbhari (1)
Have you heard about allmyapps.com and softcity.com? Manoj Shinde (6)
Review My Business: Custom Cupcake Wrappers Josh Pearce (Make Cupcake Wrappers) (18)
What percentage of people who make it to the payment page bail ? Sam H (11)
US expat setting up Delaware LLC to operate from Europe cherpav (14)
Ratio of developers to employees? Scorpio (12)
Opinions needed for Website Logo Design Wayne Wong (5)
Landing Page Help Gary Francis (Driving Test Now) (8)
Sales Q&A site via nueve (0)
Is my software too cheap? steve beckett (25)
How much to spend for a custom icon? Andrea N - Direct Access (8)
Currency exchange Bring back anon (8)
Non-Development Activities Russell Thackston (7)
Small company dilemma: What title to use in signature? Steven P (11)
Sustaining engineers ashwinaj (6)
Free Software Revenue Models Ryan Smyth (7)
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