* 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

 
Pricing your SaaS application Shalin Jain (0 comments)
Apple Downloads no more? B2B (25)
Government payment processing - suggestions ISVorBust (4)
Selecting an eCommerce Platform Jon Hos (1)
Techniques for website marketing? Salman (3)
New Web Site - Please Review Joe Gilkey (6)
Inclusion in a software bundle? Good, bad, how much? M.B. Dude (10)
How are your sales?  Mine are down almost 40% Bring Back Anon II (13)
3 yrs after purchase customer asks for enhancement-wants it free Robert Dobbs (23)
Need feedback/advice on how to ramp up marketing David @ Judah Software (5)
"ISVs to blame for Vista/7 infections" koan (4)
launched new site lukew (2)
Software business for sale Anon Seller (7)
I really need your help marketing. David Chmura (5)
Usage of trademarks in Google Ads Rico (14)
Recently launched first product. Would love to hear feedback. Marlon B (7)
So... the iPad... John Clark (16)
Anyone uses Blackhat SEO techniques? alexandar (19)
One exact step you made that worked obviously alexandar (5)
Spammers on GetSatisfaction.com Rico (3)
Finally Launched and Thank-you !! ChrisMC (13)
Is it safe to use javascript for business applications? Harald (5)
Hedging Your Cloud Bets with an ORM gengstrand (1)
Paging Patrick (or anyone else who works with educators) Alan Colburn (4)
Need a primer on adding payment processing Nick Hunter (9)
Please review my new client management app Ken D. (9)
Payment Processing and the perils of "rolling your own" Bonita Applebum (16)
Giving Back Russell Thackston (7)
Licensing and copy-protection system Michele Mottini (10)
Any good way to remove features from an established product? Quinn (25)
Best way to monetize email marketing? BlueSkies (8)
Developers in Europe - learn how to do it Pietro Polsinelli (8)
A/B testing: What is it, How do you set it up, Is it ethical? TFish (6)
Feedback on first product Gavin Miller (5)
Launching First Product, Love some feedback! Thanks Zach C. (10)
Know any Heat Map API's? TFish (11)
Opinions on New Project Andreas (12)
Just launched first product - Would love Feedback! Jason Langenauer (14)
Customer asks me to modify EULA, should I change it? swift (17)
Are PAD Files a gift to spammers & co? cnwilliams (5)
Feedback for About page Rico (19)
AdWords question Joske Vermeulen (1)
Contacting potential customers downloading trial Cocowalla (6)
What payment plan should I add to my website? Nick Hunter (7)
Code signing: my name as Publisher vs a business name MetalRob (7)
Contacting your customer base Peter Severin (13)
Open-source stackoverflow a Mosh (4)
The Standish Group CHAOS 2009 Report. aludanyi (1)
Effectiveness of code signing certificates? Joel Roggenkamp (8)
new site design lukew (5)
Self-hosted WordPress: Security and Spam PaulB (7)
Got the .ORG, Do I need the .COM? Russell Thackston (5)
Detecting web hacks Nicholas Hebb (12)
Idea Review/Feedback Neo Syne (3)
Using a CDN for my download? Steve McLeod (3)
Support for my product Dima Otherov (4)
Question From a Relatively New Guy Jason Rager (16)
Startup questions for Steve Rubel? Bob Walsh (5)
Anyone run a tech blog? John Clark (8)
Onlime activation and profits Ralph R (3)
Usability/Beta: You review my app, I'll review yours Rico (4)
New concept, seeking advice/feedback. John Clark (7)
Framework for a Subscription model Nick Hunter (5)
Your thoughts on product / company forums. QWERT (11)
One code base, many mobiles Gautam Jain (10)
cracking an app that needs a server Architecture Astronaut (15)
How to do closed beta? Serpent (3)
Name for Application Rui Pacheco (8)
Selling to / Resellers in India? Jessica Magee (4)
Good/affordable service for sending SMS from web application Almost H. Anonymous (4)
Anybody doing iPhone development? Affected by 3.3.1? S. Tanna (21)
usertesting.com for desktop apps? Rico (6)
Why you should unlearn your MBA Tarek Demiati (7)
Subscription Payment Processor Recommendation Sam H (17)
An inspiring MicroISV client Dan Engel (12)
Expressing thanks to Patrick of BCC! Adriano Ferrari (4)
How to deal with .com, .org and .net domains? Magnus J (4)
How much time do you loose fixing things that should work? Harald (22)
Is Gmail SMTP server reliable? DNCDude (3)
java developer to .net developer Palash Mukhopadhyay (9)
New product launched Tim V. (11)
how to protect my appliance somebody (3)
Can you recommend a virtual windows hosting company? Steven Lee (3)
Site feedback for Mac OS X app Rico (4)
Product Submission Online George (6)
Who wants to buy in? Stray__Cat (6)
online utility to check 32/64 os Marlon B (2)
Purchase vs. Register jrsteele (15)
Free eBpok: The Emerging ISV Handbook Hal Carroll (13)
Another New Product Idea, More Feedback Please :) Steve B. (6)
Back again!...Any chance of some feedback ? Scott J (6)
Looking for Beta Testers (Mac OS X app) Rico (4)
Google is my enemy Ravada (10)
Is it time for the Discuss tab to go to Business of software? Donald Adams (12)
New Product Idea, Feedback Please :) Steve B. (6)
Can anyone recommend any modern 'Selling Software' books? Mr Soft (3)
Interview with our very own 'bingo card' Patrick Martin (4)
Finally released! Feedback please? Paul Johnson (14)
Business card with ID picture? Joannes Vermorel - Lokad Forecasting (11)
FOLLOW UP: Xcode for Visual Studio Developers Ryan Smyth (1)
Email Address Confirmation during user registration DNCDude (6)
30 days money back guarantee and payment processor stwn inbox (1)
How to use Twitter to promote a website? Anon1221 (14)
The multiple download mystery, one explanation Sam H (5)
Should we accept Certificate of Resale Richard Collins (2)
Feedback on my Website for Language Learning L-Lingo Max (7)
Advice on how to deal with elevated version KPMoore (10)
Questions for Tom Foremski, SiliconValleyWatcher.com Bob Walsh (1)
Consulting from U.S. with a company based overseas Joel Marcey (5)
PR questions for Trent Freeman, president of PRTechConnect? Bob Walsh (6)
Questions for Gina Trapani? Bob Walsh (2)
Cringely's Startup Tour Jason (0)
Writing an Office plugin, & Office 2010 is coming, what to do? Edwin (10)
How to deal with RFP for a low priced product? billw (7)
From Visual Studio to Xcode - Advice??? Ryan Smyth (24)
Can anyone recall the web site that sells blank software boxes? Mr Soft (4)
What do you think of the education market? B.Z. (6)
Please review: Midlife crisis management software Corey H Maass (9)
How to get feedback on an idea without giving away the idea?? TFish (18)
Bingo Card Creator is my day job.  Whoa. Patrick McKenzie (Bingo Card Creator) (41)
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