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ACME COMMUNICATIONS, INC. NO PART OF THIS PROPOSAL MAY BE
DUPliCATED OR USED FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES WITHOUT THE PRIOR
CONSENT OF ACME COMMUNICATIONS, INC. THIS PROPOSAL IS VAlID
FOR 30 DAYS.
Acme Communications, Inc.
1234 Revenue Blvd., 5th Floor
Richtown, MD 20076
Tel: (301) 555-6999, Fax: (301) 555-6899
September 1st, 2007
The emergence of the Internet era provides the Chelsea Chapter of National Widgets Think Tank ("Chelsea Chapter") to expand its reach to its target audience as well as serve its existing members and loyalists in a far effective manner. Acme Communications, Inc. ("Acme") has successfully helped design and implement web sites for many clients worldwide. It is our honor to submit this proposal in response to Chelsea Chapter's request.
Based on initial discussions with Chelsea Chapter, our understandings of the items to be included in the web site are listed below. Chelsea Chapter will provide all the text for all of the pages for the site in electronic format (e.g. MS-Word or WordPerfect files). The site's main objective would be to provide information on Chelsea Chapter and update visitors with happenings in the association. Web site sections (all text/content to be provided by Chelsea Chapter in electronic format).
The following Operating system options are suggested:
If any of the above options are not available on the client server, then we do offer web hosting services with these capabilities for minimal fees.
|Initial HTML coding for the various sections described in the Scope, and programming (CGI or ASP) for the administration section to update and make changes to various sections online(content management), database of members, receiving order form for purchasing audio cassettes, automatic emails alerts and listing; content to be provided on disk or via email by Chelsea Chapter (Duration- 4 weeks)||$ x|
| Design graphics for site, includes: |
Duration - (2 weeks)
| Quality Assurance and Testing |
(Duration - 1 week)
|TOTAL COST OF PROJECT (TCOP)||$ x|
|Additional HTML file conversion (for future work)||$x/hour|
|Additional graphic design (for modifications to graphics containing section names or for adding new sections)||$x/hour|
|Additional software development/custom programming (for modifications to programming scripts, such as registration forms, weekly/monthly articles etc. or other work involving programming tasks--not basic HTML file conversion)||$x/hour|
We anticipate that the entire web site can be set up in approximately seven to eight weeks, depending on the speed at which the content becomes available to us.
Acme will work with its partner, WebToolKit Pvt. Ltd., located in Bangalore, India to perform most of the development activities listed above. Acme and WebToolKit have jointly worked on similar projects and have a relationship since early 2005. The two companies use web resources extensively to reduce the communication costs and deliver product in a timely and professional manner. The overseas development model has helped many companies to benefit from the lower development costs while still maintaining a quality product. Acme would like to offer the same to Chelsea Chapter.
WebToolKit Pvt Ltd has built a solid reputation for high quality products, outstanding customer support and value. Our global development centers are located at Bangalore and Mumbai. We also have full-fledged operations in India's major metros and in the United States of America.
WebToolKit's component-based approach to development allows to develop and deploy Internet, intranet and extranet solutions that are open, seamless and flexible.
WebToolKit has the latest state-of-art technology machines, and tools for the developers. The WebToolKit team has a passion of locating new tools/software and employing it to achieve their tasks more efficiently and quickly, enabling better service to the customers.
WebToolKit is a leading provider of creative Web professional services called eBusiness services. Set up in early 1998, WebToolKit have focused exclusively on the Internet domain and are building expertise mainly to such perspective. Over the short span since our inception, we have cemented a focal team of over 100 cadres, successfully completed over 100 client engagements besides presently having more than 25 ongoing client engagements. WebToolKit clientele include product companies looking to reengineer their products for the Web, Internet-based portals, ISP's and medium to large existing corporate enterprises adapting their organizations and businesses to take advantage of eBusiness.
For examples of our work, see the following web sites:
While several firms can design home pages, we have produced award winning ones. PC Computing ranked our Business Resource Center as Number 12 in their list of the 101 Best Internet Sites. Success Magazine ranked it in their list of A to Z most Valuable Resources. Business Week wrote about how the Government Contractor Resource Center is helping firms win more business. And Newsweek, Computer World, and The Dallas Morning News, and many other publications have listed our Business Resource Center and our Government Contractor Resource Center in their Top Ten lists of the best web sites. Other sites we have produces have been publicized in The Chelsea Post, Wall Street Journal and other national news media.
For examples of our work, see the following web sites: