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Launches Comprehensive, Free Resource Site for Software
the web site that brings together software developers with
educators and nonprofit administrators looking for discounted
software, has launched its free Author Resources pages,
an wide-ranging repository of targeted, current, actionable
resources for software authors.
part of its one-stop shopping approach to software developer
resources, and its emphasis on software marketing tools,
NPSoft.org's Author Resources pages include hyperlinks to
almost 250 software sites that consumers visit to download
the latest software trial versions. There's a listing of
newsgroups, e-mail newsletters, and discussion groups targeted
at software authors, as well as announcement groups for
new software. The site includes links to more than 40 local
and international software trade organizations. There is
a list of software publishers who print, box, and market
independent developers' programs, including a list of game
publishers. For those developers who prefer to self publish,
there's a list of marketing companies that specialize in
promoting software from independent developers, as well
as a list of conferences and schmoozes targeted at independent
software developers. There are even links to the seven largest
adware companies who are actively looking to form partnerships
with software developers.
help developers create and send press releases, there is
a listing of press release resources, including information
on how to write and distribute them, as well as links to
international databases of relevant address formats, telephone
codes, and localization and translation resources.
site contains a directory of more than two dozen shareware
registration services, online stores, wrapper technology
companies, and electronic payment firms, as well as links
to international currency conversion sites. There's a resource
guide to CD replication companies, CD fulfillment firms,
CD manufacturers, makers of CD labeling software, and sources
for CD labels and packaging.
offers a free user group matchmaking database facility that
allows computer user groups to state the kinds of software
that they'd like to demonstrate at their monthly meetings,
review on their web sites, and include in their monthly
newsletters. This facility also makes it easy for software
developers to post the types of software that they'd like
to donate as door prizes at local user group meetings.
site includes a list of more than a dozen sources of reliable
beta testers. There is an explanation of software piracy
that software developers can use on their own web sites.
developers who are trying to reach highly-targeted vertical
markets will find a listing of dozens of trade magazines
that list specialty software - for free - in their annual
"buyers guide" issue. In addition to these print directories,
there is a long list of vertical market sites that will
list specialty software on topics ranging from adhesives
to wireless networks.
is a guide to software (and other) affiliate programs for
software authors who want to recruit resellers and form
relationships with other developers and distributors. The
resource includes affiliate newsletters, forums, magazines,
and promotion sites.
Author Resources pages include a guide to software submission
tools to make it easier for authors to find the Internet
software download sites, as well as search engine submission
tools designed to increase their visibility in the Internet's
search engines. Search engine resources include information
repositories about effective search engine strategies, search
engine newsgroups and forums, site optimization resources,
and tools to increase software developers' link popularity.
authors looking for development tools will find an extensive
list of demo builders, installation programs, help file
builders, and other essential programs. There are also links
to translation services, proofreaders, documentation writers,
anti-crack articles, and programming knowledge bases.
looking to move their sites from their ISP to a web host
will find a list of web hosts who are sensitive to the special
high-volume needs of those software developers who offer
free trial versions of their software for downloading. All
of the Author Resources information on NPSoft.org is freely
available to all software developers, and may be found by
visiting http://www.npsoft.org, and clicking on the "authors"
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