Software Questions

Successful startups make money by offering people better technology than they have now.

15 Votes
9 Answers
21.9K Views
How big software companies get projects?

When a big business tycoon opens a software companies, they get projects of millions of dollars, and the company is always flooded with projects. While if it is a startup that initiates from a...

asked Oct 31 '10 at 14:17
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Rpk
208 points

0 Votes
4 Answers
690 Views
Starting relationships for offshore software company

I'm a software developer from Argentina looking to start a long lasting trust relationship with software entrepeneurs for providing high quality offshore development/programming services. Does...

asked Feb 20 '13 at 04:00
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Adrianboimvaser
107 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.98K Views
Getting projects for a software development company

We have formed our company (that is, incorporation is in progress) this November (2012). Our company focuses on IT service management (ITSM) solutions and have very skilled professionals in the...

asked Nov 21 '12 at 00:19
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Rajagopal S
11 points

5 Votes
5 Answers
38K Views
Getting projects for a software development startup?

I want to start a software company based mainly on web application development and designing. So my question is, to whom should I contact in a software company to get projects or how can i contact...

asked Nov 8 '12 at 15:26
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12 Votes
9 Answers
2.32K Views
Software Licensing/Copy Protection - DIY or Buy?

As an ISV/software publisher, would you produce your own licensing/copy protection solution, or would you buy into a professional solution? Which route would you choose and why?

asked Jun 8 '10 at 18:59
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Clare
61 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
3.23K Views
What is the best helpdesk software for small business?

I’m looking for a simple, functional and cost-effective helpdesk software on the cloud. Which is the best to use for a small business? I’ve already tried OsTicket, had some issues with ticket...

asked Apr 7 '17 at 10:03
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Bilbao
1 point

0 Votes
0 Answers
2.63K Views
What are the best personal blogs about technology, software, lifehacks?

I'd like to read more interesting blogs on these topics.

asked Feb 16 '17 at 08:17
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Of Adventure
1 point

0 Votes
1 Answers
4.35K Views
Software Royalties for a white labelled product

I have just developed a software product, and another company in another country showed interest in white labelling the software and reselling. The software uses activation codes, which the...

asked Aug 9 '16 at 07:33
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Smith
101 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
2.13K Views
Which CRM for a SAAS company?

We're struggling to find a CRM suitable for ourselves, a SAAS company. When customers sign up for trials, we want to be able to keep a record of their progress with prompts to call or email them...

asked Sep 19 '13 at 19:46
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Igor K
106 points

16 Votes
6 Answers
3.42K Views
Have the ideas, found the niche...what to do first?

I have found two completely seaprate niches, and identified the target markets for them both. I have comprehensive ideas and details on how the applications should work. I have a developer that I...

asked May 19 '10 at 08:00
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Kerry
113 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.07K Views
Would it be too intrusive to SMS customers once a month?

In the signup process for our CRM software, we collect cell phone numbers from customers. Would it be too intrusive to SMS a tip on how to better use the software once/twice a month?They would be...

asked Jun 16 '14 at 14:40
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Jennifer Hillyard
14 points

-1 Votes
0 Answers
1.77K Views
Common features on multi-vendor eCommerce sites?

I would like to know what features are found in multi-vendor eCommerce sites. So that I would get an idea to for developing my own ecommerce project.

asked Jun 19 '14 at 07:33
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Nandakumarrkk
-4 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
1.14K Views
What if your customers ask how much your software costs you to make?

We have built a white-label forum software that we license to B2B customers for internal use. One question that sometimes comes up during the sales cycle is: "How much does it cost you to...

asked Jun 19 '14 at 16:12
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Melvin Burdette
14 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
1.89K Views
How to grow a small IT company?

I have been running a small startup company for more than a year. I have a low budget and can't afford high end developers and a large team.The company has had both good and bad times. Our primary...

asked Jul 21 '14 at 23:22
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Afnan Bashir
1 point

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.73K Views
Using Open Source software as a marketing tactic?

Is it a good idea to offer a less featured version of your software as open source as a marketing strategy? It obviously has worked well for companies like MySQL and wondering if it could work for...

asked Sep 9 '14 at 15:42
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Glenda Gregory
12 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
1.92K Views
Where to find work in a part-time startup?

I am a software engineer. I am looking to work in some startup part time (paid or non-paid). Something to do after work or on the weekends. What is the best in-person place in the SF bay area or...

asked Oct 21 '14 at 01:27
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Dan
6 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
2.57K Views
Excellent user feedback but sales still low, what am I doing wrong?

I developed a desktop application for Windows and I'm now trying to sell it.http://www.nurgo-software.com/products/aquasnapUser feedback are excellent, I receive encouraging emails from user saying...

asked Dec 17 '14 at 10:27
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User34203
11 points

4 Votes
3 Answers
2.22K Views
Why are code-signing (and SSL) certificates so expensive?

I was looking for cheap code-signing certificates, but all I saw were over $100/year. I think the same applies to SSL certificates. I read some references to insurance coverage amounts, maybe to...

asked Oct 1 '11 at 02:40
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Nestor Sanchez A
690 points

24 Votes
8 Answers
4.45K Views
How to start a software company?

I have an idea in my mind, for this idea I want to invest more time and money in making it a fully developed product. So far, whatever small software products I have created are for a small niche...

asked Jan 4 '11 at 00:18
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Iamgopal
221 points

3 Votes
2 Answers
1.91K Views
How to do effective marketing of a software design and development company to win more clients/projects?

We are a small software design and development company with expertise in the areas on facebook apps, iphone, android apps development. Most of our clients/projects have come from sites like Elance,...

asked Dec 8 '11 at 19:44
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Ali
179 points