* 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

 
400,000 Apps that have never been downloaded? Andrew Gibson (2 comments)
Smartphone/Tablet application as support and advertising tool. Fherry (2)
worldsoft: What is this? (altech-ads.com) Freeware_Coder (6)
Online documentation: any suggestions? Jarrett Lee (13)
I just launched a free ebook... further ideas? elstensoftware (12)
How to resurrect a dead forum (not about BOS) Doug (12)
Logo Design Break Task Down (11)
My software cannot be used because of US Patent 7,212,688 B2 Fherry (14)
Commercial Software - Is Validation Needed rich berg (5)
Mac desktop development , new to this what to expect ? Meiry (27)
What do you think about our business idea? Johannes Hocksell (11)
When new competitor price is super-low compared to yours Virgil (14)
Should we all switch to writing cell phone games? Scott (25)
Choosing protection software:Armadillo,Winlicense or VMProtect MatrixFailure (18)
Translate Software - Any recommendations? Daniel Herken (6)
Using browser logos in promotional material B2B (9)
Wanted: A systematic approach to marketing software on internet Rensy (5)
Our new website - What do you think? Daniel Herken (12)
I need reviews of my free web app beta your my only hope :-) Simon Kendall (12)
Anyone Had Success Selling Dozens Of Different Products? Brandon Doyle (13)
b2b lead generation service nilesh (4)
A bit of a story Koziolek Matolek (8)
How to generate leads at a conference Bill Anonomist (5)
Our move from desktop to cloud-based software:  A desktop SaaS Senomix Time Tracking (7)
Any Real .NET protection out there? Fido (28)
BoS Conference Student Discounts? Louis Driscoll (2)
Sales Tax Louis Driscoll (18)
Fastspring Problems Today Bill Nott (3)
Large company vs microISV. How I bought Photoshop Elements 10 Igor Kokarev (7)
Selling downloadable software on Amazon Bill Nott (5)
Business automation for ISV's jamieb22 (17)
Yet another antivirus Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (0)
Any reports from ISVCon? Profit and Loss (2)
Action Framework for dashboards nilesh (0)
Website review request Vladimir Volodin (11)
Marketing advice needed Fyodor Sheremetyev (6)
Integrating traditional login/registration with social login Dan R (16)
Should I move posts in forum to blog on mISV website for SEO? Rensy (7)
Android development outside of Google Checkout countries Frank Reiff (0)
An easier way to add user accounts: DailyCred D Matthews (1)
Deployment gotchas Racky (15)
share your SAAS experience cn (2)
Outsourcing the making of an overview/promotional video Rensy (6)
Pricing Experiments You Might Not Know, But Can Learn From Dmitry Leskov @Home (6)
Discuss Long Years Spent on Project Racky (20)
Do mISVS use LinkedIn for their product businesses? Profit and Loss (3)
Advice Regarding Cease & Desist for Selling Automation App Trail Blazer (9)
Regarding development of a new software mdshameer (6)
Thanks for great products alexandar (20)
'Please report misuse' button in application Rensy (16)
How to get alerts from Twitter on specific words? Noah (5)
Interested in buying out pre 1.0 software? ThistimeAnon (13)
Existing Robosoft Account to New Computer bryan.lopez (4)
live chat software on website Jim Morrison (9)
Where to keep download files? Bane (13)
Has anyone used digitaldeliveryapp.com John Turner (1)
Your Shiny New Product and Reputation-Based Security Dmitry Leskov (12)
Website and software review BrutForce (1)
Host video youtube or on my own? Does count hurt me? Rensy (21)
Mac App Store Conversion Rates elstensoftware (7)
My new software review Ladislav Salom (14)
2012 MicroISV Pain Point Survey Russell Thackston (2)
"Nokia Reportedly Selling Off Qt" Andy Brice (6)
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