* 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

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Bingo Card Creator

 
Initial Shareware sales and Future maxmayers (5)
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How to Address all of these Platforms? C. Stark (20)
Trial / Free / Lite version - looking for the best version name Mosh (15)
How one small change inreased sales almost 100% alexandar (15)
How to Get Projects from a startup company. Satheesh Kumar (8)
Which download sites should I submit my program to? C. Stark (13)
Need your advice about features Vica (9)
Please critique landing page RIATest (7)
Please review my website UploadScript.com (4)
Customer Service Solver Idea Startup Progress (10)
Keeping Track of Downloads TNDee (6)
At what point should you start to consider a potential acquisiti Dan O'Prey (10)
Choosing the right name Alfredo Marroccelli (7)
Muffle - Marketing Self Censorship Callum Rimmer (5)
Please review my Web App nubelance.com PennyWise (6)
Going back to regular job, will my mISV hurt my job prospects? Rensy (11)
Please review eyeQuu Workflow Ninja Thabo Letsoalo (10)
Windows Store for Desktop Apps - Worth It? George (3)
getting a job without a computer science degree Contractor (11)
New website launched!  Looking for feedback.... Etienne Yvan Morin (5)
Splash page/screencast for productivity web app. Suggestions? Wim Cools (9)
Windows 8 Store for Desktop Applications. Join the bandwagon... Rensy (19)
DNS Hosting providers Jason (13)
Need your review. Bhavin Shah (5)
Like-Gating on Facebook? Andrew Gibson (6)
is the daily deal space overcrowded? John Marcos (11)
Death by Agile Fever...are you infected? Jerry McFarlane (4)
Would a URL in a PAD file Description work on Download sites? Néstor Sánchez A. (3)
Is there a market for a simple consumer file encryption app? Dan R (13)
Generate Online Documentation from Word or PDF Cocowalla (5)
Selling source code with product B2B Advice Seeker (6)
Stuck - Outsourcing Software Development License Question TNDee (17)
New book: Online Presence for the Startup Loner Mario G (23)
Startup Scorecard - Useful tool for small business and startups nilesh (4)
You don't exist without an (phone/tablet) app Francesco (10)
Finding partners or partnering apps in Ecommerce / retail area? Joannes Vermorel - Lokad Sales Forecasting (0)
Invoice processing / scanning tool Bruce Greig (0)
Selling to India, software import tax? B2B (12)
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