Create a placeholder website with Events, Articles and multiple choice search.
Users: Admin, Businesses, Customers
Business: Create Business page/listing, upload logo, Phone no, website details, website verification, about business, photos, video links, location on map, exhibit social media likes, upload/create events, upload/create articles, upload PR, upload catalog/menu, show off awards, Social media links, upload product for advertisement, invite users using "plan a trip" feature, receive & reply - appreciations and suggestions, receive/confirm booking via email, receive & reply general inquiries, add such inquiries on FAQ on business page.
Customer: Create profiles, save/edit profiles, rate businesses, rate products, "plan a trip" feature, save/edit/delete "trips", rate/fav/share business page, "Ask a question" or "Send an inquiry" or "contact" business, excess business page/listing, send request for booking or appointment, save articles/events/PR on their profile, subscribe/unsubscribe newsletters (product blast)
Admin: Manage accounts, data sorting and analysis, product blast emails, general emails, payment collection, create/send/manage offers and special occasion discounts.
Search & Sort functions: Search by special requirements, types of establishment, accessibility and amenities, opening hours, distance, new arrivals, payment options, price range, User reviews, highest awards, most visited/popular.
Some of the Search & Sort criteria will be applicable to Articles/Knowledge base and Events.The knowledge base section will contain Articles & Links.
Payment Option: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum membership; monthly or half yearly or yearly payment options, apart from businesses, Customer can also upload an event on one time payment of X amount. PayPal is likely to be payment gateway option.
Website needs to be fluid, responsive, modern looking, mobile devices friendly and as per SEO standards. This is initial stage of developing and website will be available with widget. Later development includes products selling and development of mobile application.
I have sort of decided on name, once finalize will be revealed. Please do not bid/contact me if you wish to bargain higher fees/payment. Those who are looking for long term work and future partnership in the project are invited. Freelancers may subject to signing a personal NDA before beginning of work or in depth discussion related thereto.
Meanwhile your ideas and suggestions are highly appreciated.