News
January 9, 2010
WordPress Websites are now available from Applied Media.

Our new website packages include a variety of WordPress options
to accomodate any of your needs, from simple websites to fully-featured e-commerce solutions.

WordPress is the web's most
popular and easy to use website management system. The huge library of WordPress add-on modules mean that the possibilities
are truly limitless when it comes to growing your website along with your business.

June 15, 2009
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Request a Website Price Quote


Please answer the following questions as specifically as possible, in order that we can provide you with the most accurate price quote for your website project. If you would rather talk to us in person, please contact us.

General
What is the overall nature of the project? New Website
Redesign of Existing Website
Enhancements to Existing Website
Do you require Hosting? Yes
No
I don't know
Do you require Domain Name Management?
Do you want us to register and maintain domain name(s) on your behalf?
Yes, you will manage my domain name
No, I will manage my own domain name
I don't know
Do you need to register a new domain name?
We will check availability and advise you of your options.
Yes, please check availability of the following name
(list all variations in order of preference):

No

Audience and Targets
Describe the primary audience for your website:
Who will use the website and what will they use it for?
Describe the primary goal for your website:
This project will be considered successful if...
What is the target launch date of your website?

Search Engines
In general, how important are search engine rankings to the success of this project? Not Important
Marginally Important
Quite Important
Critical
List your target search phases:
(If applicable)

Look and Feel
Do you require new corporate identity materials?
Corporate logo design, color palette, etc.
Yes
No
List any websites whose visual design you like:
What do you like about them?
Generally, how much of your development budget do you want to commit to the visual design of the website? (30-45%) Custom Design
(15-25%) Customized from Off-the-shelf Template
(10-15%) "As-is" Off-the-shelf Template
(5-10%) I will provide production-ready graphics
I don't know

Content
In what format will we receive the textual content for your website?
I want you to write and produce all the text content
I will provide the basic content and want you to handle editing and clean-up
I will provide production-ready content in electronic format
What languages are required for your website?
English Only
English only, but I may need additional languages later
English and Spanish
English, Spanish and French
English, and:
If you require languages other than English, who will handle translations? You will handle the translations
I will provide production-ready translations
Will photographs or images be required for your website?
In addition to the layout graphics of logos, menus, section-separators, etc.
No, there will be no photos on the website
Yes, there will be photos on the website
     Custom photography is required
     Stock photos are required
     I will supply photos
Describe in as much detail as possible, the basic structure of your page content:

Example:

Home Page
Services
  -Service 1
  -Service 2
  -Service 3
About Us
  -FAQ
  -Corporate Profile
  -Press
  -Newsletter Sign-up
Careers
Contact Us
  -Feedback Form
  -Inquiry Form
  -Customer Service


If you have the content described in another format (wireframe, flow-chart, etc.), leave this field blank and email it to info@appliedmedia.ca after completing this questionnaire.

Interactive and Advanced Features
Indicate the level of interest you have in additional features for your website:
Newsletter Sign-up
Visitors can subscribe/unsubscribe to a newsletter. The mailing list and newsletter are managed separately from the website.
Yes
Maybe
No
Automated Newsletter System
Visitors can subscribe/unsubscribe to a newsletter. The mailing list and newsletter are managed through the website.
Yes
Maybe
No
Password-protected Pages
Content is restricted to people with access credentials, such as staff, customers or members.
Yes
Maybe
No
Authenticated Membership Sign-up
Visitors can sign-up and be authenticated by email address for membership, allowing access to restricted content.
Yes
Maybe
No
Feedback/Contact Forms
Visitors can complete feedback or contact forms with results sent to an email address.
Yes
Maybe
No
osCommerce Shopping Cart
Visitors can purchase Products/Services directly from the website using an off-the-shelf sopping cart system.
Yes
Maybe
No
Custom Ordering Systems
Visitors can order Products/Services directly from the website using a custom ordering system.
Yes
Maybe
No
Embedded Video Player
Visitors can play video content on the website using an embedded video player (Flash Video).
Yes
Maybe
No
Live Sales/Support Chat
Visitors can chat directly your with support or sales staff through the website.
Yes
Maybe
No
Blogging System
People with appropriate credentials can post content in a blog format to the website.
Yes
Maybe
No
Social Networking Integration
Visitors can forward page content to Facebook, Twitter and/or other social media networks.
Yes
Maybe
No
RSS Syndication
Some or all of the website content available via RSS.
Yes
Maybe
No
News Sharing
Visitors can forward content to news aggregators such as Digg, Magnolia, Spurl, etc.
Yes
Maybe
No
Mobile Device Access
Some or all of your content needs to be optimized for mobile devices such as BlackBerry, iPhone, etc.
Yes
Maybe
No


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Yes
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Yes
Maybe

Contact Information
Your Name:
Email Address:
Daytime Phone:
Company Name:
Address:
City:
State/Province:
Postal:
Preferred Contact Method: Phone
Email
Please include any additional remarks regarding any aspect of your website project:


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