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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

Software Localization B2B Micro ISV (8 comments)
Disabling a customer's app Alan Smithee (38)
pay lawyer to review our paid-webapp TermsAndConditions/etc? Bill Seitz (12)
"they’re not allowed to sit off by themselves" Scott (74)
How to submit tax info/income from your software sale in Canada axum (3)
Ive changed my mind - Mac App Store not so bad afterall Chris Bruno (3)
Help me understand mobile--where to start, non-programmer Ideophoric (15)
Support Component to capture OS / Network speed ? WoodUK (2)
Outsource technical support. Recommendations? Jaywalker (3)
Creating complementary product for a crowded market B2B (10)
Site License Activation Issue Manoj Shinde (4)
Lemons and the Internet anon newbie (9)
How important is defence against crackers? Alan Smithee (37)
Visual Studio Project (build,obfuscate,create setup)...how? Manoj Shinde (6)
How I accidently (and significantly) increased my monthly income Dominic (11)
Creating a Flash Movie about your product Dror (6)
Have you ever seen your software out in the wild? Shawn O'Hern (13)
Logistics for moving to a new hosting company Bill Anonomist (8)
Intuit Payment Network - alternative to Paypal? WannabeTycoon (0)
Do you know the current policy of MySQL ? Mosh (11)
Preventing distribution of trial app? Alan Smithee (16)
N+1 prototyping tools: how to make it if you are the "+1"? Feng Chen (10)
Please recommend a lawyer in the UK B2B (2)
company asks two resellers for quotes, then buys direct Robert Dobbs (8)
wierd employment agreement Contractor (11)
Selling Source code kifayat (9)
Tracking trial use? Alan Smithee (11)
Credit Card Surcharges Cocowalla (10)
Economy and your sales anon newbie (2)
agree to undergo a medical exam? Contractor (5)
Anyone Developing for the PlayBook? BenjiSmith (6)
selling web app subscriptions on ebay Michael Golkowski (5)
Time supporting something that isn't popular? Alan Smithee (14)
Accepting International Payments Josh Pearce (Make Cupcake Wrappers) (2)
Hosted Help/Wiki Systems M.J. Schenkel (2)
No one reads EULAs =) Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (37)
Marketing/SEO on Mac Kevin Walzer (16)
Interview Questions needed Blakey (2)
Fooling yourself to work Jiri Novotny (3)
Referral payments? Alan Smithee (15)
Long domain names vs short anon newbie (10)
Need your advice on my logo Houman (9)
How to better market software services Syed R. (4)
Advice on my software? A one-hand keyboard for injured typists. pkamb (15)
Best Way To Build a Virtual Team? walter byrd (3)
Developing for OSX? johndoe (14)
which web hosting do you use? Dajia zhu (20)
Thank you for your inquiry or necessity of politeness in support Igor Tkachenko (8)
3D Box Shot: Reboot Complete Andrew Gibson (4)
Does my Buy Now page make sense ? Zarir Karbhari (9)
friend says write this application and you get a share Robert Dobbs (14)
How do I find beta testers? davesheadspace (6)
business tax deductions changes in US? Contractor (5)
Start using the telephone Howard Ness (9)
Is e-mail enough for making a contract? Bonita Applebum (14)
New real-time community for startups The Silence (7)
New Employee - Experience vs Loyalty James Starkovich (28)
Demo data in application from installation? Smart Company Software (6)
A good news & a bad news for Plimus's Indian Vendors Gautam Jain (3)
Payment System anon newbie (6)
Interview with a cracker Andy Brice (2)
How to you implement trial licenses? Andrea N - Direct Access (13)
Existing Niche Product, looking for someone to take over. Michael Johnson (4)
Clients forums anon newbie (8)
Cans of worms... (contract deliverables) A.M. (9)
weak trial limitations Jim Morrison (3)
Ideas to promote a new product? Usman Sarfraz (3)
Cupcake Wrapper Creator Update Josh Pearce (Make Cupcake Wrappers) (11)
International Sales Tax Fabio A. Pelosin (12)
llc taxation for non us resident Jim Morrison (16)
My Software Brian Babu Vemmali (4)
Software house - price list? John Clark (6)
Putting Sign Up Form Right On Pricing Page? Increase Conversion? James F (1)
How to creating software copies Msat (5)
Need advice how to behave in this situation Pers (27)
Massive LinkedIn contact counts - 500+ ? WannabeTycoon (10)
How to track Adword Sales? Manoj Shinde (4)
Starting an affiliate program Michael Golkowski (3)
Contract thing- thoughts please??? A.M. (5)
farming vs mining Andy Brice (12)
Copyright author/claimant: self or LLC wpfdev (10)
Google ads take to the skies Andy Brice (3)
A most unlikely mISV Christopher Wong (16)
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