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Online Presence for Bricks and Mortar Stores
How to get started with an Online Presence for Bricks and Mortar Stores:
Updated: 24 May 2008 Not content with being a local merchant serving just your neighborhood? Now you want to be a merchant to the World! If you don't have time to read this letter at least read the Bottom Line. Consider this before you begin. Of all the reasons to have an Internet...

How To Learn How To Start And Run An Internet Business For No Cost, Easily And Quickly
How To Learn How To Start And Run An Internet Business For No Cost, Easily And Quickly:
By nature I am a lazy person. Let me explain. Now don't jump to the obvious conclusion that being lazy is a bad thing. In the way I mean it is not. All my life I have always looked at a task from the perspective of how can I do that easier. During a past life as a Naval Officer I tried to look a...

Political Campaigning on the Internet
Tip's On Using The Internet For Political Campaigning:
With Governor Howard Dean's initial successes in building a base of small donors and fund-raisers, a strategy that transformed a former governor, from one of the smallest states, with no national fund-raising network into the best-financed Democrat in the presidential cam...

Pay Per Click Advertising
Pay Per Click Advertising as a Marketing Tool:
Marketing Your Web Site A word about marketing your web site. Once upon a time the "Free" Search Engines were all we had. Now we have the Pay-Per-Click Search Engines. All commercial web sites should include an advertising budget in ...

Small Business Web Site Management Resources

Web Developers To Build Your Website, How To Hire


Are You Planning To Hire A Web Developer to build a website?

Get The Answers To Top 10 Questions That Will Help Your Project Succeed

If you would like to hire a web development firm to built your website but you are unsure on where to start and what to expect when working with web development companies - this ebook is here to help you!

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This ebook will save you thousands of dollars and help avoid hours of headache when dealing with website development contractors because this eBook answers these 10 important questions:

  1. How much should I know about technology? Internet and website technology primer
    • What technology goes into building a site? Top-level conceptual overview
    • Will I need a "Geek to English Dictionary"? Minimum required knowledge to ask intelligent questions and understand answers
    • Where can I learn more? Internet resources
  2. What is a typical proposal process? Steps and stages to go from concept to contract
  3. Where to find firms? Best and worst ways to find a vendor
    • Solicit bids from overseas? US-based vs. off-shore vendors
  4. When should I disclose my budget? Starting with a budget figure vs. waiting to see bids
  5. What information to put in an RFP? How to communicate your ideas so techies could understand them
    • How to create top-level overview of the site?
    • How to determine types of users?
    • How to figure out the revenue streams?
    • How to forecast website traffic?
    • How to create list of modules?
  6. How accurate are the time and cost estimates in proposals? Secrets of estimating project costs
    • How to lower the cost? Feature/cost tradeoffs
    • How to shorten development time? Phased approach and frequent releases
    • How to get visible results faster? Preparing demos for investors and other stakeholders
  7. To pay or not to pay for specifications? Understanding the difference between approaches to requirements analysis
  8. How to evaluate proposal responses? Identifying key points and red flags to look for
  9. Should you put all eggs into one basket? Do-it-all shops vs. niche specialists
  10. What are the next steps? Moving from proposal to project award
    • Should I meet with top choice firms?
    • How to make the final decision?
    • Should I choose the lowest bid?
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