This is a bit of a different request. I'm asking you not only for a bid on development, but on your development on your own idea of exactly what I should do in terms of development for a web site.
I have a site called AltEnergyToday.com. It gets pretty good traffic and Adsense clicks, but it's limited because the news is temporary and there is no interaction between visitors. So, I'm wondering how I can leverage this site into a completely new site, and take advantage of the traffic to increase it with a new site.
I'm looking for any SPECIFC details on creative ideas on what the site should be: plain old forum? Forum with some cool features I'm not thinking of? Some sort of social network? Group blogging? Individual Aggregated Blogs? Digg function? Reblogger type thing? Something else? Combo of several things? What are they?
In the end though, the site can't drive me crazy with maintenance, if scripts like a forum are used, I don't want code hacking that will drive me crazy through upgrades, and the advertising must improve, and not decline, obviously. So, opportunity for placement opportunities for advertising is important.
So, look at the site, think about what it is that they are coming to the site for, and put on your thinking cap and think about what else they would like that would make them come back and tell there friends about it. And what else will give it more pages to be indexed by search engines.
I've selected "hide all bids" so that no one else will see your particular idea.
Be as detailed as possible to receive a response, letting me know not only what you'll do, but what methods, scripts (if any) you'll use. I'm not just idea fishing to steal your ideas. I'm not a developer and can't do it on my own.