We at YouVendor LLC are looking to have a unique online Tradeing Platform/Marketplace developed. It will be a place where people can buy,sell, trade goods and services through negotiations, auctions, and fixed priced formats.
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We are looking serious qualified bidders, who can be dedicate most of their time to only this project, because we would like this to be a standard full time work which is normally 40hrs per week in the USA. If your work load is full please do not bid and waste our time. I would like to have minimum of atleast two people who can work on this project together or preferably a company who can dedicate set resources for this project only.
As the Managing Member of YouVendor LLC I will be as dedicated and available throughout the whole entire development phase as much possible there maybe circumstances where I will be busy with my own schedule. I would like to have live communications means through skype or anything of that nature, constant e-mail updates etc. I will need estimations on the time frame it would take to complete this project, and how many people,budget etc. I would like to do pay for deliverables, we can do it in phases no problem. Also please do message me im all ears and reasonable.
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Can this be done in 2 to 3 months?, I know this is a medium to large so project so please message me for fair suggestions.
**I will also have PSD source files of my homepage mockup which can be edited etc. This will definitely help guide you easily. We can do things in phases also. Design phase first and evertyhingelse second. I also have a full 50 page specifications document to help with the general understanding of the project.**
This is a dynamic database driven website.
**I will send out my detailed specification sheet at the appropriate time it is required.
**Bare Minimum Essential Specifications Check List**
**This is just the basic skeletal frame of an auction site please consider my references of other sites, my policies, my ideas on how things should turn out to be, my detailed specifications. **I'm always available during the development.** **
The auction has a venue for members to interact and discuss questions concerning the auction site.
Frequently asked questions provide possible answers before a user contacts the auction company.
Auction site provides a search feature in the help section.
The online auction service provides an online chat feature that instantly connects you to live help/support.
Adult Material Monitored
Though permitted, auctions with explicit and adult items are categorized as such and require users to accept terms to browse and bid.
The ability to delete or edit a previously left feedback remarks. Some sites will only allow this for accidental postings. Both the buyer and seller should have this ability just in case they have corrected their disputes or reconciled.
Reply to Feedback
A buyer or seller may respond to a member regarding feedback.
Auction site provides a place for buyers and sellers to leave feedback about transactions
The online auction service will call or text your cell phone notifying you of won or lost auctions.
Buyers and sellers can see the history of bids on a particular auction, noting who bid when, and for how much
Allows a potential buyer to create a listing describing a specific, hard-to-find item that they couldn't find on the auction or special requests. Users can then reply to the wanted listing if they have an item that meets the description that they wish to sell.
The auction site provides allows you to bookmark an item so you can keep an eye on the duration of the auction. This goes for any type of listings or item formats. Auction and Fixed price formats.
Sort By Options
Search results can be sorted and ordered by which auctions end soonest, the highest/lowest price, or other variations.
Browsers can create favorites, or are presented with products based upon their searching and bidding history.
Browsers are given suggestions in a dropdown menu while they type in the search bar. For example, "App" might suggest Apple iPhone, Apple iPod, and Appellate court pin.
Title and Description
Browsers are able to search keywords located not only in titles, but also descriptions of products.
Search By Item Number
Buyers may search for items by their designated auction number.
Search By Bidder
Buyers may search for products being bid on by specific members.
Search By Seller
Auction site has an advanced search option allowing you to search for auctions provided by a specific seller.
Sellers can calculate an items' shipping cost depending on their location.
End Listing Early/Cancel Listing
Service allows the seller to end or cancel a listing prior to its original deadline. Some auction sites only permit the seller to cancel an auction prior to any bids, or pay a fee.
Add to Item Description
Site allows the seller to add descriptions to items after they have been bid on. Some sites only allow this to sellers prior to any bids being placed on their item.
The seller can change, alter or edit pictures on listed items.
A seller may cancel bids placed on their products.
Allows the seller to block or refuse bids from selected buyers. Particularly useful for dealing with suspicious bidders.
Sellers can create an online store featuring all their items and products.
Open a Store
Sometimes the site offers a return policy on goods sold, other allow sellers to create their own return policy regarding their items and online store.
The seller may choose to keep their buyer's identity anonymous by creating a private listing. This tends to decrease bidders, but is often implemented for adult material auctions.
A page counter is typically placed at the bottom of the listing page allows the seller and potential buyers to see how many people have visited that page.
The auction site provides extra tools or options like, discounts for the first bidder, which allows seller to promote their products and store, sometimes these features cost extra.
Listing Layout Customization
The auction service provides customizable layout options, like picture placement, colors or background, for listing products.
Extra Picture Options
The auction site provides additional picture and photo options like photo managers.
Sellers may set a price so buyers can purchase the product without going through the auction process.
Seller may include a subtitle with their item that adds descriptive information about the product.
Products may be listed in more than one category.
A seller may list several identical products; bidders choose a price they are willing to pay and designate how many items they wish to purchase. Winners are determined by the maximum amount they are willing to pay, and then how many they wish to purchase.
How much it costs to upload and post additional pictures to your item listing
Additional cost to add a subtitle to your item listing.
How much it costs to list your item in a second category. "x2" means that the price is doubled
Your auction will be featured on the mainpage of the online auction site.
Your auction will be featured under the corresponding category
Auction listing text or background is a different color to attract attention.
Various characteristics to increase potential viewership, such as text characteristics (bold, highlight), or featuring the auction elsewhere on the site.
How much it costs to relist an auction if your item doesn't sell the first time. This will be free. No Fee
Max Final Value Fee
The highest amount of money a seller would have to pay after completing an auction. This often is a fee (or combination of fees) determined by the final ending price
Min Final Value Fee
The least amount of money you have to pay the auction site upon completion of a sale. This is often calculated as a percentage of the final cost the item is sold for
Max Listing Fee
The highest amount you would ever be asked to pay to list an auction item. This depends on the listing type, duration, and other characteristics of the listing.
Min Listing Fee
The least amount of money you will have to pay to list an item for auction.
How much it costs to become a registered member. All sites require membership to bid, and some have additional registration fees in order to sell.
A measure of the credibility of an online auction site, as well as what tools are offered to help users rate other users based on transaction experiences.
Features provided for users to browse through the auction site and keep an eye on auctions of interest.
Tools provided by the auction site to assist in listing and selling products as well as managing personal inventory. This may include features like editing images, adding item descriptions and canceling bids.