Greetings to all.
To explain or describe perfectly my website to-be , here is the link to an existing merchant website that I would like to duplicate 99% or clone.
I want to duplicate the existing website- yes duplicate but with a different products, free samples, and website page image similar to what I have already created. I have most of my exams already typed in microsoft word and or mac pages, but I don't know what sofware I have to use to make this practice exams interactive for people to download. I'm not sure if I have to buy things like quiz- maker software.
Anyhow, I want my website to have all the capability of the existing website.
Here, the purchased download is send to the buyer by the merchant on an email as an attachment with the corresponding password to run the product. ( You will see that in my attachement). The purchase product cannot be played in any other emails even with the correct password thus it protects the merchant.
Please pay special attention to the left and right columns of the existing website.
These columns are downloadable.
I also want to have control on my practice exams where I can modify, delete, upgrade, or replace it at any time on my computer with out the assistance of the website designer.
I already have a preliminary webpage image done for my homepages and for the products. ( see my previous attachments)
I have 17 products and each product is subdivided into 4 products for a total of 68 products with different prices. This is very very similaror almost cloning his website.
From what I understand the existing website used the PROSOFTBLUE by Allwebco designer template which costs around $115.00. The existing custom- made website also uses, I think, two hosts- one for the website and one for the downloadable practice exams. I'm not a web designer so I'm not sure about it. But the way I see it now, it seems like the purchased download is really independent of the website. The download products can be played any time by the user without any effect on the website at all. But anyways, this is what the website is all about- HVAC Practice exams.
I also like his methods of payments too.
I don't want my website to be complicated so make my website simple to navigate. Just like the existing website.
I've also attached 4 images as an examples. The Esco and Nate are similar and so with the rest of me products.
Now, can I request the webdesigners to attach ONLY a sample of their finished projects similar to this website im trying to make?
Also, I don't want to send the purchase exams product to the designers because i want to protect my exams. So, I would like to enter the exam to the database myself but you have to tell me how to do it. However, in the meantime that we are doing this, I will send 5 practice exams for the product to be purchased to ensure my website will work just like it the existing website.
Since this is the first time I will be owning a website, I really don' t know to what extent is the designers work. Is this something that when you turnover the project to me at an agreed upon price, all I have to do is is wait for the customers to contact me through pay pal or paypal will contact me. Will my website be up and running by that time? Also, a very important issue, I do NOT want my personal name to show in my website or in any of paypal or payment accounts. In otherwords, I want to be UNANIMOUS.
Another question is: if 5 or 20 people are taking the practice exams at same time on the practice exam download, will that slows my computer? Maybe this is a dumb questions but then I'd rather ask it now than be sorry later.
Should my practice exam downloads be run by an independent hosting company running 24 hours a day 365 days a year? If so, how will this affect the website pricing and complicated this will be for me and in my website design.
Another one: Can you protect my practice exam from being downloaded and run in other's email ( people who did not purchase) computer when they have the password?
Before I can make an intelligent decision on who to hire from amongst your selection of best designers, can you send me a sample of at least two of the downloadable interactive of any type of exams that you already did, so I can review? So far Ithink, the download is the most challenging part in this website so I want to be crystal clear that whoever gets this project, I will have no problem communicating. So please, review again the existing website that I sent to you and look closely the way the designer designed his website. I'm giving all the information to help out in your design process because this is JUST all I want to have- just like the way he got on his website.
Also attached is the actual message by the seller to me when he send his password. The exams is under quiz.swf file.
I would like to have this project up and running in the internet in 15 days.