We require a completely new site, including web design and hosting. This is for a start-up web-based business, i.e. the site "is" the business and therefore presentation, usability and good navigation are all extremely important. We require graphic services such as a logo.
Because this is a start-up and the first site of its kind in NZ, confidentiality is of utmost importance and we will require a confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement.
The site will mainly be used to provide ad listings. Users will be able to create ad listings but they won't require a member account or userid. Listings will be verified by emailing the user and getting them to click on a hyperlink to activate the listing. (NB It is possible that we may wish to screen listings prior to their publication.)
A secure means of credit-card payment is required so that users can pay for the listings.
Once the site is more mature it is likely that we will offer products and services for sale, however these won’t be required on day one.
We need to be able to maintain content ourselves, although the content will not be in-depth.
The site will require a good search facility.
We need to have easy access to the information in the listings database in order to categorise and analyse the listings.
Because the business is new, the needs of the site (incl storage requirements) will grow as the site grows.