Dec 102017
Good info on how to publish shareware programs. Info learned the hard way.

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The ShareWare Book -- First Edition
A Whole Earth Catalog for software developers
Tips, tools and techniques for successful
shareware marketing & development. Includes
market research, publicity, getting paid,
distribution, resources, product protection,
registration encouragement, trademarks,
copyrights, licensing, channel management,
business issues, support, taxes, manuals,
packaging, shipping, international trade.

File SHRBOOK1.ZIP from The Programmer’s Corner in
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Good info on how to publish shareware programs. Info learned the hard way.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
FILE_ID.DIZ 442 284 deflated
REGISTER.DOC 2759 1111 deflated
SHAREBK.DOC 771 450 deflated
SHAREBK.EXE 771888 226253 deflated
VENDOR.DOC 14340 5107 deflated

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Contents of the REGISTER.DOC file


Registration for all Compass / New England programs is done by using a
function key while running the program.

ShareBk: press the letter [R] key while the program is running.
Registration fee is $19.95.

TimeTrac: use the F10 key to select the options screen, then select the
"Order License" submenu. Registration fee is $50; site
licenses are available.

PC Canary: press the F2 key while the program is running. Registration
fee is $19.95; site licenses are available.

* * * * Registration Benefits * * * *

The evaluation period for these programs is 30 days. We hope that we have
made it worth your while to obtain a license to continue using our products.
The benefits of registration include:

Honesty: It may seem old fashioned, but it is the right thing.

Legality: Your license to use the software without registration expires
after 30 days.

Documentation: A User's Manual will be provided for each registered user.

Timeliness: You will receive the most recent version.

Support: Free support is included with your registration; please see
the support policy in detail.

Incentives: Each of these programs includes its own extra incentives for
registering. Please see the documentation for more

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-- o ------------------
------- Association of
- Shareware
--- o Professionals
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-------- MEMBER

This program is produced by a member of the Association of Shareware
Professionals (ASP). ASP wants to make sure that the shareware principle
works for you. If you are unable to resolve a shareware-related problem with
an ASP member by contacting the member directly, ASP may be able to help. The
ASP Ombudsman can help you resolve a dispute or problem with an ASP member,
but does not provide technical support for member products. Please write to
the ASP Ombudsman at 545 Grover Road, Muskegon, MI 49442-9427 or send a
CompuServe message via CompuServe Mail to ASP Ombudsman 70007,3536. The OMB
may be contacted by FAX by sending to the ASP FAX number: (616) 788-2765. In
communication with the OMB please include a telephone number and/or FAX if

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