TITLE

Try-before-you-buy software

AUTHOR(S)
Wiener, Leonard
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/6/94, Vol. 116 Issue 22, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on try-before-you-buy software programs. Shareware's programs for hobbyists including Stitch Pro and Tesla Coil Design; Questionable sales practices; How some shareware comes up short on reliability or usefulness because some programmers' zeal exceeds their skill; Comments by Bob Metcalfe, publisher of `InfoWorld'; Shareware expert Steve Hudgik, author of `Make Money Selling Your Shareware'; Programs including Mice Men, Time & Chaos and Troop Tracker.
ACCESSION #
9406017657

 

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