Dutch Contracting

WEBSITE PROPOSAL

 

Introduction

Thank you for the opportunity to submit a proposal for the design of the Dutch Contracting website.

Working together, we believe we can create a site that is simple to navigate and has a professional yet welcoming design.

Based on our discussion on the phone, we have identified and listed below the Needs and Solutions that we will want to address in this project.

Needs

Dutch Contracting needs a website to reach out to the community and also to serve and support the Dutch Contracting clients.  The primary function of the website, initially is to allow Dutch Contracting to highlight their offerings, previous work (portfolio, case studies, etc.) and to allow clients (and potential clients) to contact them.  The site has to be appealing, yet easy to use.

Solutions

Buzzhive Marketing will provideDutch Contracting with a fresh new web design that is easy to navigate and provides useful information to potential and current clients. The design will also convey to potentials that Dutch Contracting is a professional, reliable company.

Content Management System

Central to the design from Buzzhive Marketing will be a robust Content Management System (CMS) that will allow Dutch Contracting to make changes easily to the website, without requiring a dedicated workstation or additional software.  Not only will the CMS save Dutch Contracting website revision costs but it will also ensure that the website stays fresh and up to date.

Website Organization

  • 5 pages (including homepage) TBD

All content for these pages must be provided by Dutch Contracting.  The site is not limited to these pages, but are the primary starting point for the site, again based on our conversation and example sites.

Workflow

Preliminary Design

Buzzhive Marketing will provide a preliminary design concept for the new website based on market research and their professional experience.  That design concept will include the basic layout, color palette, font choices, etc.

The Dutch Contracting team can, at that point, request design revisions within the scope of the Fee Schedule (see below).

This design will be the starting point to get Dutch Contracting and Buzzhive Marketing ‘on the same page’ as far as design is concerned so that the end product is the perfect fit.

Integration of Content Management System

Once the design is approved, then Buzzhive Marketing will incorporate the Content Management System into the design.

Training

Buzzhive Marketing will provide video tutorials, specific to the new the Dutch Contracting website, showing how to use the Content Management System.

Launch

When Dutch Contracting has finished incorporating all the content they wish to have at launch, they will ask Buzzhive Marketing to move the website from the development sub-directory to the main root level of the domain, thereby making the site go live. Congratulations!

Fee Summary

Website Design and Setup

Includes:

  • create a custom website interface – layout, colors, and fonts
  • set up website architecture and navigation system implement nameplate/logo placement and design create website mirror for beta testing purpose integrated content management system.
  • Using the webpage template developed during the initial design phase, this includes integration of the main landing pages into site architecture and navigation:
    • TBD

 

Free One Year Hosting

As part of our current CMS package, we are offering a free first year hosting.  Annual hosting renews at $99/year for standard hosting.

If, in the future, Dutch Contracting enters into a separate agreement with Buzzhive Marketing for marketing or support, the hosting fee is included with those subscription services.

If Dutch Contracting will be hosting the new build of the site on their own hosting, Buzzhive Marketing will install the site and no additional fee, assuming they have appropriate access to the hosting to upload files, create and manage databases, etc.  Buzzhive Marketing does not support third-party hosting if errors arise, but will do their best to work with that third party hosting to offer the best product possible for Grow Pro.

The development of the site will be done on Buzzhive Marketing servers and viewed at a subdomain (something similar to ‘buzzhivestaging.com/dutch’) upon receipt of the final deposit, the site will go live on the final URL and/or be moved to it’s final hosting location.

Fee Schedule

If Dutch Contracting wishes Buzzhive Marketing to go forward with the project, here is the schedule for payments of the fee:

Total Web Design & Build Fee – $800

100% due upon acceptance of the proposal before work commences

Buzzhive Marketing will complete the site with the content provided within 30 days of the initial deposit.  The site will be ready to launch and will expect that Dutch Contracting will be ready to launch at that same time, unless further arrangements have been made.

Terms and Conditions

Once project fee is paid in full to Buzzhive Marketing any elements of text, graphics, photos, contents, trademarks, or other artwork furnished to Dutch Contracting for inclusion in website are owned by Dutch Contracting.

Buzzhive Marketing assumes Dutch Contracting has permission from the rightful owner to use any images or design elements that are provided by Dutch Contracting for inclusion in the website, and will hold harmless, protect, and defend Buzzhive Marketing from any claim or suit arising from the use of such elements.

Buzzhive Marketing will request the right, with full explanation, to display graphics and other Web content elements as examples of their work in their portfolio and as content features in other projects.

The agreement contained in this contract constitutes the sole agreement between Dutch Contracting and Buzzhive Marketing regarding all items included in this agreement.

Confidentiality

Both Buzzhive Marketing and Dutch Contracting acknowledge that in connection with this Agreement they may receive certain confidential or proprietary technical and business information and materials of the other party. Each party, its agents and employees shall hold and maintain in strict confidence all Confidential Information, shall not disclose Confidential Information to any third party, and shall not use any Confidential Information except as may be necessary to perform its obligations under this Proposal and Scope except as may be required by a court or governmental authority. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Confidential Information shall not include any information that is in the public domain or becomes publicly known through no fault of the receiving party, or is otherwise properly received from a third party without an obligation of confidentiality.

Next Steps

To proceed with this project, Dutch Contracting is required to take the following steps:

  1. Accept the proposal “as is” or discuss desired changes. Please note that changes to the scope of the project can be made at any time, but additional charges may apply.
  2. Submit initial payment of 50% of total project fee.

Once these steps have been completed we will begin the project.

 

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