How to find developers to use my product?


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We are developing back-end web services for app developers. We developed Windows Phone 7 client and working on clients for other platforms. How can we reach developers (especially Windows Phone 7) to use our product considering we don't have a budget for advertisement?

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asked Feb 13 '12 at 01:06
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App Dev Ca
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  • If you don't want to spend money, I would suggest let people try your software for free. To do this you can simply start a discussion on an internet forum for WP7 geeks (there're plenty of them) or other forums for developers. But there is one thing you can't do - you can't say you have a new product which is caled X and you look for people to give it a try as this would be considered as spam. Just let people know you're loking for betta testers and leave your email address. That's what I would do. / I posted this as a comment, cause I'm not sure whether this would fully answer your question. – Lukeshek 8 years ago
  • Thanks, yes there are plenty of forums, is there any particular ones that you suggest ? – App Dev Ca 8 years ago
  • I would suggest asking this same question at http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/?biz since the people who read it are all developers. – Dan 8 years ago

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Since you are developing Windows applications are you part of Microsoft's free BizSpark program?

Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups
succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools,
connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and
providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a
business.

answered Feb 13 '12 at 13:12
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Jonny Boats
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  • Thanks for the suggestion. I applied couple days ago but I thought it provides software etc. How do you think it might help this way? – App Dev Ca 8 years ago
  • They do many things to help you find customers such as featuring the startup of the day, listing you in their directory, having meetings etc. – Jonny Boats 8 years ago

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You should do blogging and do technology evangelism to create awareness of your project. If you have money you can advertise too.

answered Feb 13 '12 at 16:36
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Denish
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