* 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

 
New version of Ubercode Will Rayer (11 comments)
Where to look for a sales manager? Alex (5)
How can I best make use of domains I own? Mr Soft (5)
Software Selling Strategy Sotiris Soteriou (4)
Search partner development Saas-service Volgar (5)
Pay as you go OR Monthly subscription? Anon1221 (6)
How to ask for renewal fee after 1 year from existing customers? Bring Back Anon II (12)
Please take couple of minutes to review my product Gautam Jain (6)
Web based DB Ymir (8)
Is softwareceo.com still alive? Regular contributor, anon for this one (1)
How to offer lifetime access without actually doing so? Sanjay Sethi (18)
Can I get a feed back on my website? Kety Asher (23)
Social networks for car enthusiasts over saturated? Bryan Newton (7)
Analysing a competitor John Clark (3)
About us / About me George (6)
Easiest path to $2000 a month? Marie Petit (34)
Learning from failed software products Andy Brice (5)
How reliable is Dun & Bradstreet? Jason B. (13)
Press release services Joe Gilkey (7)
Silverlight database question JohnZing (4)
Backup Tool for gmail, aol or any other IMAP mailbox. Saurabh (2)
What do I do? AnonThisTime (11)
Job Security Keith DeLong (2)
Cross Platform Dev Stack Bryce Martin (36)
Need advice on Website selling Stock Market Analysis Software Ultimate Trader (12)
Gap Analysis - Here it is TFish (2)
Anyone using Fiverr? Andreas (6)
License Server Survey Scott (18)
Uninstall Comments and Rude people Network Security John (19)
what is the going rate for a salesperson? bumperbox (7)
Alternatives for sending 500+/day email to customers? Bob Walsh (11)
Crazy idea for quick cash: retroactive sale price jthurman (14)
It's 2010, has .Net made any better impact? Noble D. Bell (13)
SEO. What? How? etc... Salman (5)
What is a MVP HR solution for small companies? Awin Abi (4)
Need windows email management / CRM software Mihaela Mihaljevic Jakic (5)
CRM for small business - what do you use? Dima Otherov (6)
Acquisition info. Regular contributor, anon for this one (14)
24 things to do, and 100 things *not* to do (yet) for building a Leon Bambrick (14)
Advice on starting a community site for my software Rui Curado (4)
Feedback requested for idea - is it worth it? Cvollstadt (8)
Twitter pythonfreak (11)
Our experience rewriting an application from scratch Vidar Langberget (5)
Feedback Needed for MMO Gaming Site Carlos Cervantes (6)
Email Server Raja K (13)
Need your help on this ? Rajat M (1)
Video demos Dominic Haigh (12)
Making a million bucks/year in revenue Bring back anon (25)
We are winners of IBM Beacon Awards! Tamir Gefen (0)
additional software discussion sites Contractor (6)
Just launched my beta site - need feedback Jon Chase (7)
Someone Impersonating my Product Tom Gallard (6)
Free license for the best feedback on habitmix.com HabitMix (5)
Websites that have pricing for Western and Indian markets Sanjay Sethi (6)
Help in identifying risks in targeting Indian consumer market Sanjay Sethi (16)
Do you/have you used software prototyping? John Clark (9)
Why May is a slower month for software sales - review Ted Ko (9)
Windows developers: do you use WinQual? Robert Ellison (2)
WOW! Someone selling a pirated copy of our software AlexD (16)
Learning from failure Andy Brice (12)
Need help naming my product Nir Dobovizki (yaTimer Time Tracking Software) (10)
Need Some Opinions - Logo Design Sites Johnathan S. (15)
Using frameworks Ymir (18)
JetWorksheet website update/refresh. JetWorksheetCreator (6)
Goog platform for customer community? jz (8)
Just Publicly Unveiled Second Bit of Software Patrick McKenzie (Bingo Card Creator) (14)
Should I offer a 30 day trial? Steven Lee (6)
No more full versions download on BizSpark? Javier (5)
Silverlight application Alexander (4)
Looking for a web voting solution Doug (0)
Jazzing up my website Kevin Walzer (19)
I would love your input! David Chmura (21)
How to go from 20.000$/year to 40.000$/year ? Christian Siedschlag (17)
Is starting a business really a good idea? GlennC (21)
Recurring payments with variable amounts Donald (2)
Local government as a customer Ymir (9)
Do alternative payments convert the price/security sensitive? Chris Heggem (0)
Any site designers out there use SiteFinity or ExpressionEngine? Bart Park (0)
How long until your software got cracked? Mark1 (20)
15 In-Depth Examples of Addictive User Experience Edwin (6)
StartupToDo.com Version 2 released Bob Walsh (5)
Released a niche product - do I need Twitter and Facebook Mihaela Mihaljevic Jakic (5)
Feedback for a new product in pre-alpha stage Goran Burcevski (2)
pay what you want sales - hm... Scott (5)
Quit my day job Phil (9)
More feedback please! Adrian O'Connor (12)
Launched Sam Reports - BI and reporting for Asterisk PBX Mihaela Mihaljevic Jakic (0)
Shareholder rights Nate Drake (2)
Really owned by rug merchants ? or was that a joke slur ? Sam H (20)
What type of liability insurance does a mISV need Foobar (13)
[LINKS] Make it easier for bloggers to talk about you Rico (2)
Samsung bada IDE and SDK now available (for mobile developers) Ryan Smyth (8)
Need advice on email marketing, first campaign Joe Gilkey (11)
Experience in your unborn ISV on your resume to get a day job? Steve Newman (11)
very inspiring talk victor a.k.a. python for ever (3)
Should I move my web application to the cloud? DNCDude (16)
Questions for Steve Rubel? Bob Walsh (2)
I've created a product. Now I need your feedback and advice! Adrian O'Connor (17)
When does the US tax year end? Mr Soft (5)
2nd product 1st sale Network Security John (1)
Reliable Windows host, with PHP? Corey H Maass (3)
Free Google AdWords consultations Dave Collins (0)
anyone serve their site files on S3?  is it really faster? Bring Back Anon II (6)
GAP Analysis Template TFish (0)
Payment processor Thomas Te (18)
Do people pay for Linux software? Shawn O'Hern (27)
nukemanbill.blogspot.com - similar ? Peter Lazarus (12)
First product, would really appreciate feedback Dominic St-Pierre (15)
Landing page layout Anon1221 (6)
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