Category Archive for "FM Products"

Four Quick Steps to Start Beta-Testing Your Product

If you are building a FileMaker application which you are going to sell to the general public, or to a niche section within an industry, then you are going to eventually need to do some beta-testing. In order for this to be successful, there are a few elements you must implement. Here’s my list of […]

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Real-Life: An Application to Track Human Tissue Samples

One of the applications which we have helped to sell as a vertical market solution is an app called “LifeLab”. It is software designed for human tissue banking. Basically, people who are suffering from cancer, and will be undergoing radiation or chemotherapy store their sperm/eggs so that if they were to become infertile, they would […]

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FileMaker-Products.com

You may not be aware of this, but we have a second website where we focus on helping people to sell their vertical market applications. We have been in the business of selling commercial FileMaker applications for decades. We sell a number of FileMaker apps to non-profits, and a very large application called “MagicBase” to […]

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Case Study: An App Created in FileMaker for Writers

So here is an interesting story about just how flexible FileMaker can be to build out great and useful applications. My brother is a FileMaker developer, having co-created with me the MagicBase Integrated Marketing System in FileMaker. He has sold hundreds of copies of this to people all around the world. It is a stand-alone […]

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FileMaker-Products.com

You may not be aware of this, but we have a second website where we focus on helping people to sell their vertical market applications. We have been in the business of selling commercial FileMaker applications for decades. We sell a number of FileMaker apps to non-profits, and a very large application called “MagicBase” to […]

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Deployment Impacts Design

Here’s a quick tip as you are planning your amazing FileMaker application to sell to the world: Deployment Impacts Design Before you ever set pen to paper, or stylus to tablet, you must make a decision about how you will be deploying your FileMaker application. That is, will it be only desktop? Will it be […]

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One Big Reason to Use Web-Direct

Web Direct is FileMaker Pro’s technology for recreating the database application completely on the web so that any of your users can access the solution just with a web browser. This has some great advantages, but also a couple of drawbacks. First the drawbacks: FileMaker’s Web Direct although much improved over original versions has some […]

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One Big Reason to Use Web-Direct

Web Direct is FileMaker Pro’s technology for recreating the database application completely on the web so that any of your users can access the solution just with a web browser. This has some great advantages, but also a couple of drawbacks. First the drawbacks: FileMaker’s Web Direct although much improved over original versions has some […]

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FileMaker Pro Tips on Selling Your Own Software

When it comes to selling your own software, we have some FileMaker Pro tips that can go along way. Before we start selling any of our software, we ask one simple question.  And people who are looking to build and sell their own software in a particular industry need to ask themselves the same basic […]

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Building Revenue Streams into your Software Application

If you are thinking about developing and selling a software application in your vertical market, you need to give some thought to the revenue streams you will build into it. For most people at this stage, they are thinking simply that they will build it, and people will buy it. This is the “one and […]

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