Here are some resources
that are useful for Software Developers.
of Shareware Professionals (ASP)
The ASP groups about
700 shareware developers everywhere in the world. There is
a wealth of information in the members only area, and in the
Cooperative (ESC) The ESC groups educational software
authors from all the world
Shareware Industry Awards
Foundation (SIA, SIC) Organizers of the
Industry Conference. This is an annual event not to be
missed! This years SIC is on July 19-21, 2001
European Shareware awards for all popular shareware. Presented
Association Franšaise des Auteurs de Shareware
French Shareware Association
Elite Shareware Authors Group
is made up of shareware authors who are interested in helping each other make exceptional shareware
SAVE German Shareware Developer Association
Association (TPA) non-profit organization that is
free to join for authors of trial or demo
Provides international and domestic customers the ability to electronically purchase, register, upgrade and download software
in a secure environment.
Registration Network provides order taking services for
shareware authors including 24 hour phone/fax ordering, Internet Orders, Electronic Software Delivery (ESD), CD creation
Regnow Provides credit card processing with in-house affiliate programs, advanced pre-order fraud profiles, 24x7 phone ordering and much more.
marketing, Credit Card and Other Forms of Payment Processing Services, Software Registration and Tracking Services, Purchasing, Distribution of CD-Roms, Order and Billing Support by Toll-Free Phone, Fax, Email and Mail, Reseller and Affiliate
Management with On-line reporting.
Internet marketing services and enables online order
placement, phone orders for Europe and the United States, fax,
postal mail or e-mail transactions.
Provides registration services for Australian Shareware
Shareware Polish shareware registration service
UK Shareware Registration Ltd. prices all shareware in British Pounds which
makes it very attractive to UK customers and UK authors alike. Rates
are amongst the lowest on the internet starting from 8% with no additional
French Shareware Registration service
Discussion Mailing Lists
Euro-Share is a mailing list that shareware professionals
around the world use to communicate with each other about
marketing and programming issues.
SWRUS Discussion mailing list for Russian software
Connection exists to provide you with the resources to help you understand the business and to help you succeed in the business of shareware.
Shareware Developer's Resource
provides free advice and information for aspiring (and established) shareware developers.
SoftwareMarketSolution.com A directory of resources for software marketing, software sales, and software product
Tips and Hints for Shareware and Freeware developers
by Matthias Kahlert
resource center for Shareware authors.
Another resource hub for developers. Lots of handy links.
Has tons of Website building tips as well as HTML resources.
Publishing publishes PC Active and internet.au. CDs
containing Shareware are attached to these popular Australian
Guide has a good listing of shareware sites.
IconShareware The Source for up to date software, shareware, demo's, freeware, drivers,
dll's, information and downloads for PC, MAC, Linux, BeOS, Palmpilot and Windows
Intervue Digest reviews sites that distribute freeware, games, shareware, maps, patches, and mods over the Internet.
Also reviews freeware, games, and shareware.
Big List of Shareware Sites Listing of software sites
that is updated frequently.
features only the best shareware, freeware, computing sites and more
An excellent programming resource site for developers.
Share Direct Win95/98/NT Shareware, Games, DirectX, ActiveX
The place for serious software junkies! For the latest
Shareware and Freeware Downloads, Free MP3 Music & Games Software, Demos, Beta Files and more!
Supports PAD submissions.
THE place for Shareware.
SoftDeko SoftDeko provides a simple, straight forward site without too much glitz. Viewers can read the software information and download the versions on offer. Make sure you place your software here.
swlocalize.com Localization and promotion services
in Germany for International shareware authors. Services
include Deutsch press release writing and mailing to German
magazines, customer support, translations and submissions to
German software sites.
SwiftCD Custom manufacture CD, packaging and shipping for your software.
David's Software Sales
Mail order sales
General Software Related Associations
International Game Developers Association is
an independent, non-profit professional association for developers of interactive
US Internet Industry Association
provides education on Internet and technology issues, advocates effective public
policy for the Internet, and provides its members with essential business news,
information, support and services.
General Software Related Sites
Small business software consultancy