We are looking for a website overhaul with a SEO and similar marketing plan, Logo Design, and Shopping cart. We are looking for a company who has experience in all aspects, but someone who is willing to work with a smaller client like us. We sell notebook computers, around 1-2 a day through eBay currently and use [url removed, login to view] as a secondary website. We would like to use the web more effectively. We will run the site once up and running. After running smoothly we are looking for a marketing plan for the future, as the site will not need frequent updates. The funds will be used for marketing, so we need specific advice and direction on how to market the [url removed, login to view], google checkout, and credit card integration. (Basic payment with any checkout site) [url removed, login to view] user integration(Just so that users in other contries can purchase in English. We do not need other languages) [url removed, login to view] spread sheet upload inventory.(We discussed) [url removed, login to view] web hosting for SEO, (ask about the best hosting for SEO)(Just wanted to know whats the best hosting for SEO. I have been told by others that some sites are not as good and google blocks them or lowers them in the search rankings) [url removed, login to view] and website design. Show current design.(We actually areayd have a LOGO that we made, so you might not need to do this. [url removed, login to view] eBay auctions (Just wanted you to take a look at our current listings to get an idea of the pages we use now) [url removed, login to view] SEO (we talked about this) [url removed, login to view] of HackerSafe, Bizrate, BBBonline, Verisign logos( Simple site addition) [url removed, login to view] programs for SEO. (I am not sure if you do this area) [url removed, login to view] subscriptions (Basic website addition) [url removed, login to view] warranty, or other warranty add on service after checkout. (might be difficult, might now. This is something that is a PLUS, not a NEED) [url removed, login to view] calculator based on location for USA, based on location for international. Shipping UPS and USPS. (I believe there are programs that are already writted for these calculations) [url removed, login to view] codes box [url removed, login to view] Loosely on [url removed, login to view], Tigerdirect.com. (We discussed we wanted a site similar) [url removed, login to view] Cart Add, ADDons such as bluetooth, wifi, etc. (also like the warranty add on. Not needed but if its easy we would like)
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).
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Here is a more detailed list for all coders bidding on this project. [url removed, login to view] are looking for a full website shopping cart development. We recommend [url removed, login to view] for this project but are open to other ideas. We will only be selling a small limited number of products at once, up to 100 different notebook computers. The site needs not be complicated. [url removed, login to view] and Marketing through Google with metatags, links, friendly headers are required. If you only do website development, please state that or vise versa, and we will take note. [url removed, login to view] design of the notebook computers we sell is required. Logo has been designed. All pictures and text will need to be developed by you. We will supply examples, but the site should be along the lines of [url removed, login to view] in terms of graphics. [url removed, login to view] will need to accept Google checkout and paypal, with credit card payment options. It will be international. [url removed, login to view] will need to be able to use dropdown boxes on the back end to add products. We will supply the specifications of the drop down boxes, and you will need to add those specifications. When we list products, we should be able to avoid most HTML code and use dropdown boxes to submit new items. THE SITE NEEDS TO BE USER FRIENDLY FOR THE ADMIN. [url removed, login to view] would recommend using [url removed, login to view] when it becomes a live version 1.0. Please review as that software is exactly what we would like to use. [url removed, login to view] would like DAILY updates of the work in progress. If you are accepted as the coder and daily updates are not sent to us, then we reserve the right to arbitrate. This is our third attempt at securing a coder for this project, after the first two coders have failed us. If you do not complete the project by the date we request and do not ask for an extension, we will cancel the bid and arbitrate.
* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Tuesday Jan 15, 2008 1:56:41 PM:
All interested parties, the bidding ends in 3 days. Please make your bids and replies soon.
* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Friday Jan 25, 2008 2:44:42 AM:
If you left a bid, I will need to see a sample of your work in ecommerce, IE your best website. I also would like to see a demo back end of your checkout cart software. This is very important. Thank you. Note:If you just leave a generic copy and paste reply, I will not be looking at your post. I need a company who cares enough to read through our issues.
* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Friday Mar 14, 2008 4:24:26 PM:
We are in the process of choosing a coder for this project. Some specs that need to be addressed. Reply as soon as possible. [url removed, login to view] will need to be on a daily basis, questions answered within hours, and a 24 hour time to contact coder. [url removed, login to view] need to be able to use excel to upload our inventory and turn that inventory into product pages. This is key. [url removed, login to view] to finish is 10-15 days at most. [url removed, login to view] project the last coder was working on was in ASP.net and is located here. [url removed, login to view] Can you do better? [url removed, login to view] of the term will need for all of these to be met, or your bid will be canceled midway and all funds will be refunded. We are looking for serious, experience, and professional coders ONLY.