We were told that to upgrade to osCommerce 2.3.1 with the newer features and a better looking template, the price would be very high. Someone suggested we hire an experienced professional from this site in order to see if the quote is lower and more reasonable.
After looking at some of the other quotes in this site, we came up with the following list:
1) Create and design a customized template
2) Admin can edit products in order
3) Easy to see Product Column Listings
4) One Page Checkout option
5) Dual independent fading banners controlled from admin
6) Different pricing per customer groups
7) CKeditor WYSIWYG Html Editor for working with multiple pages from OSC admin
8) Featured Products Section on front page
9) Store Mode to show open, closed, or maintenance
10) Super download store and enhanced virtual product downloads
11) Header tags for SEO and module, including cDynamic meta tags; SEO URLs Pro, optimized URL's for search engine visibility
12) SEO Tools for meta tags and URLs
13) Graphic template system
14) Discount coupon codes, including unique one use codes for specific customer
15) Google checkout pre-installed
16) Site monitor (including use for unauthorized file changes)
17) Optional related products to view of an item that can also be sold as additional item in cart
18) Unlimited information Page, such as video, contact us, about us, other links, etc
19) Content Management System for Informational Pages
21) All customer information needs to be exportable to excel, open office, etc.
22) All product information needs to be exportable to excel, open office, etc. so as to edit and reinstall or over-ride
23) Wish list
24) Spreadsheet Database Upload
25) Mindsparx Admin - Enhanced admin layout with dynamic menu
26) Optimal customer list
27) Optimal Paypal and Paypal Pro
28) Local delivery
29) Multi image Add-On with Pop-Ups
30) Custom button sets
31) Import older OSC version data to the new
31) Ability to download our vendor's live feed products and updated pricing from their server to our site without manually keying in each product
32) Ability to copy our site onto another franchised site we have without any issues with copyrights or licensing fees. (Please quote how much each copied site will be after the primary site is set up)
OPTIONAL ADD-ON POTENTIAL TO THIS QUOTE: If you are also very experienced in Photoshop, then I may have you edit our logo too.;
OPTIONAL ADD-ON POTENTIAL TO THIS QUOTE: SEO performed on new store cart to show within top five on six different search items.
1) No Branding: Winning bid can NOT advertise their company or tag their company on the site. No logos, no credits, no licensing, no copyrights. Take this in mind, no exceptions.
2) Freelancer Rating Required, plus reference sites required: Submit osCommerce V2.3.1 site samples of your work.
3) Payment will be made in full at the time of completion and approval.
4) Winning provider must work on my site server.
5) Winning provider must speak English and be available by telephone for issues that cannot be handled via email.
We have been in business for over 20 years. We have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.