* The Business of Software

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Successful Software

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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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Bingo Card Creator

 
How to calculate the lifetime value of a product Frank Reiff (27 comments)
NDA and non-compete Ronald Brandon (23)
wierd employment agreement Contractor (29)
Software licensing deal Ronald Brandon (7)
How to architect a SAAS to serve several customers? Pers (15)
me-too products cn (12)
looking for autocomplete app that goes across all applications bumperbox (13)
SHI as Reseller Full Name (13)
How to deal with cheeky customer Advice Seeker (21)
How do you allow a webapp to add users to the system? nj (8)
Using "Pro" suffix for naming software Gabriel Marcelo (5)
Modern Windows Desktop Development Frank Reiff (7)
how to invalidate a patent? m.g. (10)
Feedback for my new site Goran Burcevski (10)
Suggest online project tracker? Judson Phipps (2)
Why the browser? Chris Newey (50)
Craigslist comments version 2 Bashar (12)
Suggest platform for new SAAS application Manoj Shinde (24)
Yahoo mail Bill Anonomist (14)
Dow Down 400 pts. How are your sales? Darren (5)
Feedback request on new product idea: facilitating change Pietro Polsinelli (6)
Freebie/trial strategy for increasing product awareness? John Clark (16)
Trello - Very nifty Intellectually Stimulating Vocation (7)
Shopping cart problem - Avangate?? Manoj Shinde (10)
anyone a member of http://www.softwareceo.com/ ? NewGuyOnTheBlock (1)
Competitor install a daemon which kill our product process leiju (27)
How to clarify our message/offering? Johannes Hocksell (8)
Seasonal Variance of Sales Zarir Karbhari (4)
Web Based Point Of sale Product website Chris Muench (8)
list of software cn (12)
Paypal requires Social Security # for IRS1099k any thoughts? NewGuyOnTheBlock (12)
Testing my app on Windows 8--forums, bug reports? Kevin_W. (5)
Sales Projection... Zarir Karbhari (14)
License Files & Per-Computer Licensing (B2B) Freeware_Coder (6)
Problems with Share-it Shahryar (7)
To sue or not to sue, that is the question... SpecialK (37)
LinkedIn Bill Anonomist (5)
Problems downloading trial program Bill Anonomist (10)
Any software for teaching .. Mike Kinny (16)
Windows 8 app store Andy Brice (21)
Restricted educational use licenses: advice sought Dmitry Leskov (4)
BETA started, any feedback? Goran Burcevski (21)
The Revenues of a Moderately Successful iPad Mauricio Macedo (17)
RIP Google App Engine SuperDuperUser (5)
New product launched Nir Dobovizki (yaTimer Time Tracking Software) (2)
Require Credit Card for Trial Sign-up SimonH (12)
Anyone use a tablet pc for tech support and development? NewGuyOnTheBlock (17)
Am I allowed to display our users' logo? Mosh (27)
work in progress, early feedback wanted m.g. (12)
Advice on my software? OutlookTabs - Tabs for Outlook brian__ (18)
becoming a competitor cn (6)
Interview with Adam Smith (Xobni founder and hackepreneur) Dr. Apps (1)
finding investors for a start-up FinanceApp (5)
Buying email addresses? IJ (16)
Victim of trial freezing hacking Ronald Brandon (18)
Options for the future of our SaaS product? Regulator (14)
I'm stuck! Antonimus (8)
Is there a market for new email clients? lm (33)
How to get radio coverage? nj (13)
User having too much trouble Kuzmitskiy Dmitry (17)
Extreme Lowlifes IvanRadek (10)
Looking for partners .... Zarir Karbhari (2)
question about nofollow links Brent G (6)
Site advice cn (14)
Selling business - how to approach competitors? Anon-for-this (19)
I need your advice on this Houman (4)
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