* 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

 
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My recent experiences with Avangate and FastSpring Edwin (18)
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Tech Support Staffing Ryan Wilson (6)
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Subscription billing services Doug (5)
Will Desktop Application Die next decade? Robert Volker (31)
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Application idea question Brian Olive (10)
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PayClick by Visa -- any info? MarcoB (3)
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Appointment bookings app - recommendations? Pete C (9)
Keeping track of position in Google search results Paul Baumer (4)
SVN Hosting - Any recomendations? Default Noname (25)
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Negotiating Site Licenses Peter Severin (18)
Google vs others Thomas (6)
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How many percent of people in an organization use Outlook? Lars Krantz (10)
large email mailing list, how to approach it correctly? Bring Back Anon II (8)
ASP.NET error tracker: need your thoughts Stijn Roosen (6)
A guy uses Google Adwords to DEFAME our company Robert Volker (14)
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Annual Software Industry Conference fast approaching Gary Elfring (10)
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Microsoft Student Partner Program Attilah (3)
Just focus on creating value? GlennC (22)
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Copyright issues MariusVE (5)
Querstion about conflict of interests Marius Slyzius (5)
"Lipstick on a pig" & ethics... David Ayre (12)
Anyone noticed problem with PayPal recently? Ted Ko (1)
International Shipping Question Russell Thackston (10)
Tips for the most effective website/domain selection Michael Flad (7)
Shareware is dead - long live shareware! Andy Brice (18)
Is it time to close my mISV Business? Victor L (27)
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Accountants in the UK Anthonyb (9)
Feedback on webpage and product. Kristian (8)
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Purchase and register Amos (5)
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Sole Trader vs Limited Company Anthonyb (17)
Tail between my legs?  [log file tail app question] John Clark (6)
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Filling questionnaire for a potential customer. ssware (7)
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Part 2 - Pay As you go OR Monthly Subscription? Anon1221 (9)
Asking for password vs generating password? Joannes Vermorel - Lokad Forecasting (15)
New website. Please review. TFish (7)
From Failure to Success Steve Cholerton (1)
Reseller Discounts for Annual Maintenance Cocowalla (3)
Customers list in web site Bacos (9)
Advertising for MicroISV Dummies :) Spiro (13)
Invest in best possible SEO rather than using AdWords? Spiro (7)
Apache log analyser Bring back anon (11)
Good software presentation video samples Dennis Crane (7)
General questions about software licensing MikeWither (13)
Data-file validation/filtration idea? John Clark (17)
QA Fail - looking for testing advice Shawn O'Hern (13)
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