Bootstrapped

Bootstrapped, Episode 21, “Special Guest: Andy Brice”

Episode Summary

[Download this episode](http://www.buzzsprout.com/15622/116607-bootstrapped-episode-21-special-guest-andy-brice.mp3 "Bootstrapped, episode 21"), in which Ian and Andrey sit down with special guest, Andy Brice, to discuss Perfect Table Plan, software marketing, creating desktop software vs. SaaS web apps, software pricing, cross-platform development with QT, analytics, measuring how many people are 'word-of-mouth' customers, Andy's 2-day intensive training course on starting your own software business, practical software products, the legacy of shareware, the effect of SaaS apps on lifestyle, A/B testing, Adwords, email vs. helpdesk system for one-person companies, and martial arts. Andy Brice at [http://www.successfulsoftware.net](http://www.successfulsoftware.net "Andy Brice at Successful Software"), and on twitter at [http://twitter.com/successfulsw](http://twitter.com/successfulsw "Andy Brice on Twitter") [Perfect Table Plan](http://www.perfecttableplan.com/ "Perfect Table Plan") - Andy's flagship product. Andy's [two-day intensive training course](http://successfulsoftware.net/software-business-training-course/ "Andy Brice's two-day intensive training course on starting your own software business.") on starting your own software business. [QT](http://qt-project.org/ "QT Project") Andy's article on [software award scams](http://successfulsoftware.net/2007/08/16/the-software-awards-scam/ "Software award scams"). Andy will be a speaker at [MicroConf Europe](http://www.microconf.com/europe/ "Microconf Europe") (Prague) on Oct 5-6 [Association of Software Professionals](http://www.asp-software.org/ "Association of Software Professionals") Thomas Warfield - [Pretty Good Solitaire](http://www.goodsol.com/ "Thomas Warfield - Pretty Good Solitaire") Andy's Article - ["Shareware is Dead - Long Live Shareware"](http://blog.asp-software.org/shareware-is-dead-long-live-shareware/ "Shareware is dead - long live shareware") [Perry Marshall book on Adwords](http://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Guide-Google-AdWords-Million/dp/B006G8IRJ6 "Ultimate Guide to Google Adwords") [Capoeira](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capoeira "Capoeira")

Episode Notes

Download this episode, in which Ian and Andrey sit down with special guest, Andy Brice, to discuss Perfect Table Plan, software marketing, creating desktop software vs. SaaS web apps, software pricing, cross-platform development with QT, analytics, measuring how many people are ‘word-of-mouth’ customers, Andy’s 2-day intensive training course on starting your own software business, practical software products, the legacy of shareware, the effect of SaaS apps on lifestyle, A/B testing, Adwords, email vs. helpdesk system for one-person companies, and martial arts.