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Please post an accurate bid in terms of cost and time and include in your PMB just 3 samples of website design; and 3 samples of website coding with a breakdown of the time (schedule of works) and a breakdown of the costs).
Can you please break out the costs separately for the following:
Either each item above or if that's too much, just #2, #2A, #7, #8, #17, #22.
1. We will handle all design aspects and will provide all design files to you via email in skinned HTML/CSS format
3. Non-ecommerce pages to include 6 web pages and accompanying subpages (home, corporate gifts, news, about us, recipes, contact)
4. Client will supply all content images and text via email for ecommerce section (“shop online” section)
5. Products and product features to be included on new website to be pulled by Siteball from existing ecommerce portion of website
6. One cost-free revision of your items is allowed prior to website launch (revisions that are not the fault of the client, but of a mistake or miscommunication on Siteball's end, will not count as this revision; any such must be corrected by Siteball at no cost to the client)
7. Data (e.g. content, logos, images) owned by the client remains the property of the client
8. Prices subject to change if scope of project changes during the design process
9. Please do not imitate the actual coding of her website; she says the coding is a mess and it is a major reason she's going to the expense to completely redesign the site.
========== SPECIFICATION ===============
Here are the specs:
2. Program non-ecommerce portion of CMS to allow client to change update text and images in one module on the home page and body area on the recipes page and corporate gifts page (client will not be able to change or update the navigation), and text only in body areas on the about us page, news page, and contact page. Do NOT allow text size, weight, or font type to be changed; client must use existing CSS styles. User should be able to add or delete links and add or delete text in editable areas. On home page, recipes page, corporate gifts page, and ecommerce sections of website, CMS should automatically size large images down to dimensions specified by us, supplied as width in pixels and height in pixels.
3. Functional requirements include database and SSL
4. Allow client to create product categories as needed and display these categories in the appropriate sections of the website: the home page, header navigation dropdowns, and footer navigation (current categories include: cookies, brownies, baskets, corporate gifts, sugar free cookies, Charleston whoopees, holiday iced cookies, holiday towers)
5. Product features will be similar to those on the current website: [url removed, login to view] and include price, product description, image of product, flavor, and quantity
6. Allow client to access and update all products and features
7. During checkout process on the shopping cart page, suggest other items, as on [url removed, login to view]
8. Allow client to change/update suggested items in #7
9. During checkout process on the shopping cart page, allow end user to input discount codes
10. Allow end user to specify a date for order to be shipped in “comments” area during checkout
11. Allow client to create different discount codes to be used for various purposes and to designate each one's expiration; expiration should be changeable so that multiple discount codes are not necessary just because the date range is exceeded
12. Create a login area for returning users, including automatically generating a password upon registration and emailing it to the user (see [url removed, login to view])
13. For wholesaler buyers: require login first, display a custom set of prices and quantities for purchase, in registration area create area for user to upload evidence of business (PDF), etc.; when client checks a box to specify an account is wholesale, the account is created and password automatically generated and emailed to the user
14. Packing and shipping policies should remain the same and be shown in the shopping cart (see [url removed, login to view]); client should be able to update this if needed
15. Order process should include:
- On product detail page:
- Select “quote tag” to accompany it from among the 17 choices available, e.g. “Blessed are they who can laugh…”
- Choose order quantity (e.g. half dozen, dozen)
- Add to cart (click “buy” button)
- Change order quantity in shopping cart if needed
- Select “Continue shopping” or “check out” in shopping cart
- Sign in or register, or check out without registering
- If registering, fill out form containing: email (key), first and last name, shipping and billing addresses, phone
- Enter shipping information
- Enter gift options similar to what's currently on the site (if any)
- Enter promotional code (if any)
- Calculate postage based on rates in client's UPS account
16. Allow user (regular customer OR wholesale buyer) to edit email address, name, addresses, phone if needed
17. Allow user (regular customer OR wholesale buyer) to track order (see: [url removed, login to view])
18. Allow us to access all HTML and CSS and input content, images, image alt tags, and meta tags… plus rename image files if needed
19. Web page URLs should be search engine and human friendly, e.g. [url removed, login to view], not [url removed, login to view]
20. Website and ecommerce areas must be tested for correct peformance in IE 7.0+, Firefox 3.0+, Google Chrome, Mac Safari, and iPhone
22. Website should first be provided to client for review on a hidden demo server that can be viewed and interacted with using one or more of the internet browsers listed above
22. Demo website should be secured behind a username and password until project is approved for launch
23. Launch website upon client's approval
24. Please include a note that you agree to take responsibility for the correct operation of the CMS and ecommerce portions of the website (we will take responsibility for the design, and if desired by the client, SEO and content creation). You can include a “hold harmless” clause for your portion if you'd like, though; here's an example:
LIMITATION ON DAMAGES CLIENT fully understands and agrees that TJC and its software/platform/technology have no control over the customer's business practices or how the web site is used. In no event shall TJC be liable to customer for indirect, special, contingent or consequential damages arising out of any breach of this Agreement or arising out of or in connection with the furnishing, performance or use of the software/platform/technology. In no event shall TJC's liability for any damages exceed the setup fees paid to it by customer.
INDEMNIFICATION Client shall indemnify and hold harmless TJC for any damages, including reasonable costs and attorneys fees, arising out of any claim resulting from customer's breach of this Agreement or customer's use of the software/platform/technology, including, without limitation, any claims that customer has violated.