* 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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Successful Software

Doug Nebeker ("Doug")

Jonathan Matthews
Creator of DeepTrawl, CloudTrawl, and LeapDoc

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BreezeTree Software

Bob Walsh
host, Startup Success Podcast author of The Web Startup Success Guide and Micro-ISV: From Vision To Reality

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Coupon / promo code vs special link Software Developer (21 comments)
First product for Windows released Kevin_W. (24)
Anyone from Fogcreek here? SEO Plan (2)
software standard and compliant EthanC (7)
How to market to MS Network Admins? TFish (3)
Update policy Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (7)
Need to build my web site. Where do I start ? JohnnyR (11)
off topic question cn (33)
Outsourcing Website development overseas Anon1221 (7)
Advertising ROI Doug (1)
Marketing:Brochure vs. Datasheet? Competitor Matrix ? BI Baracus (12)
TOS vs EULA VD (4)
Share mouse and keyboard with multiple Mac/Win computers Michael Schmidt (39)
Market for Terminal Emulator? EmulatorG (11)
Adding MS Update as a part of Installer Zarir Karbhari (3)
Contracting Question Steve B. (17)
Launched A Product, Need Review myfinancesoul (12)
Anyone tried downloading from Download.com lately dags3 (30)
Software update sales Full Name (6)
Rant Tracking Software? Reluctantlyregistered (6)
Dilemma on perception of employees... John Doe For Life (42)
Exact-match URL was great advice. Sales coming in! pkamb (14)
SEO Bill Anonomist (5)
Any recommendations for a DNS hosting provider? Joske Vermeulen (3)
Why don't you make a software/website demo? Dave Kushon (17)
30 Day Product Challenge Colin (16)
Looking for website example that conform to mISV rules Houman (9)
is worth buying ad in bing? SharkLasers (6)
No orders from the USA  ? alexandar (9)
Anyone experience this IE9 issue:file is not commonly downloaded NewGuyOnTheBlock (6)
RSS feed Broke? SEO Plan (6)
Interview with Nico Westerdale of Bits du Jour Ryan Smyth (6)
Planning to start Database designing freelance business Khaja Naquiuddin (7)
Hire a negotator? Bill Anonomist (8)
Free upgrades: A cautionary tale dags3 (17)
Hire someone or outsource? Blakey (8)
Software Code Signing when not a coproration NewGuyOnTheBlock (12)
Website says GPL V2, but source files say Apache License SuperDuperUser (2)
Valuation of a product .. Zarir Karbhari (7)
Apple now worth more than Exxon Andy Brice (13)
I am an idiot!! Nathan Mayes (10)
Which domain would you go for? John W. King (7)
Share-It - I am Ashamed to Have Them Represent my Company MB (23)
Custom payment screens - do they detract from sales? dags3 (2)
ISV Fire sale... consultutah (16)
Great Hill Partners Acquires Plimus for $115M USD Gautam Jain (5)
craigslist comments Bashar (7)
What could go wrong? Zeke Camusio (10)
Is SaaS doable with one person? AnonBiz (7)
planet-microisv.com ? Jaywalker (9)
Killing a clone Anoforthisone (62)
free version of software ? Zarir Karbhari (5)
Need feedback for my new product (still in pre-beta phase) Goran Burcevski (0)
Put full old version in magazine, worth it ? Ravada (5)
got my first software , how can I test it? Haitham alshafey (5)
The question for many is How do you go from 0K to 10k per month? axum (5)
SEO software Stray__Cat (8)
How do you go from 10k to 20k per month? NewGuyOnTheBlock (9)
Internation Customers and PayPal Familiarity Josh Pearce (Make Cupcake Wrappers) (2)
Best way to find a misv to acquire? My Real Name is Ron (9)
Best way to go about firing a customer Software Developer (17)
Download Sites / Google / Social Networking - which works best? John W. King (11)
Has anyone had success with alternative revenue streams? John W. King (11)
Should I sell my software business for $600K? Des (11)
Subscription for desktop application Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (12)
Patent trolls - more of a mISV concern now than in the past? Craig A (14)
2011 microISV Pain Point Survey Russell Thackston (0)
Ad management system please Blakey (3)
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