Build a Website

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $500
  • Entries Received: 54
  • Winner: agoestone

Contest Brief

I am a programmer and I am doing a site is for a friend, a writer, I will do all the necessary programming but what I need is the HTML design and static content.

Here is what I need:

- The first page will have the navigation of the pages of the site: Main (current page), Biography, News, Books, Social Media, Client's Voice, Contacts Us
- The top of the page will be her picture, and next to it a small self introduction with her signature
- Underneath this mini biography there will...

I am a programmer and I am doing a site is for a friend, a writer, I will do all the necessary programming but what I need is the HTML design and static content.

Here is what I need:

- The first page will have the navigation of the pages of the site: Main (current page), Biography, News, Books, Social Media, Client's Voice, Contacts Us
- The top of the page will be her picture, and next to it a small self introduction with her signature
- Underneath this mini biography there will be two columns of boxes (this can change up to your design)
- The first columns will be:
o Books: here the five books will be displayed, the info will be picture, name, ... etc., just small information
o Client’s voice/In the media: This will be a list of comments made about her, either portions of mails, or articles in the web … In my mind I am thinking that each entry will be logo of the site (Facebook, newspaper, a mail icon for mail contacts), then the text, potentially the name of the person, and potentially a link to the site making the full reference.
- The second column will have three boxes one on top of the other
o News/Events: List of up to three events in the upcoming future: date, name of the event, location ... that should be all
o Media Updates: a list of a few posts in the social media for her or from her. I am thinking for each entry of icon (facebook, twitter, youtube) and text, at the end the date/time
o Blog: a list of a few posts in her blog, similarly I need name, small content, date/time
- At the bottom of the page icons linking to the following services that she will have too: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon, Wikipedia, Blog, Quora, LinkedIn, Pinterest, [url removed, login to view], Google+, Yahoo and Rakuten

A logo may be required in this main page as well. I will provide the logo for now but she may ask to change it for an extra fee.

Anyway, the design of the page goes for you, but the structure is the previous boxes I just mentioned, they can of course change as long as it makes sense. As you can see the site will have seven main pages and other subpages, but that I will explain once the project is assigned to you.

She is not picky and I am not picky either, something good that convinces me will do and I will grant the project fast. So if you send me a mockup of this first page (remember that it is more than just this main page) I will present it to her and we will assign the project fast!

Summarizing the whole project will be designing in HTML: main page, books list, one page per book (five books in total), News, Social Media, Client's Voice and Contact Us. I will do all the necessary programming, I will need the HTML design and all the static content only.

She will need a social media presence as well, so potentially more images and logos for sites like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn ... etc will be required at an extra fee.

Also, she really likes the simplicity and structure of my site ([url removed, login to view]), so please use that to gather ideas. The colors she likes are pastel tone of yellow, green and fuchsia/cyan.

Happy Bidding and best of luck!

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Public Clarification Board

  • miguelmateo
    miguelmateo
    Contest Holder
    • 1 year ago

    Friendly reminder, I will not be accepting any more entries in SIX hours, and we will choose the winner a few hours after that. If you have any submission to do, please do it now. Thanks!

    • 1 year ago
  • fathimak
    fathimak
    • 1 year ago

    so I think around 20 hours reamaining

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      No need to, I am asking for the main page now to select a winner, during handover you can finish the other pages.

      • 1 year ago
    2. fathimak
      fathimak
      • 1 year ago

      okay thank you.

      • 1 year ago
  • codeunderground
    codeunderground
    • 1 year ago

    I have been away from keyboard for some days. I also think other entries are better than mine. I will back here to see who will be the winner. Good luck, suryabeniwal. I like your entry

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Thank you for trying, you definitely brought a different view, it's a pitty you do not want to do a last trial.

      • 1 year ago
    2. suryabeniwal
      suryabeniwal
      • 1 year ago

      Thanks codeunderground :)

      • 1 year ago
  • fathimak
    fathimak
    • 1 year ago

    If i get 12-15 hours I can complete all pages

    • 1 year ago
  • miguelmateo
    miguelmateo
    Contest Holder
    • 1 year ago

    Friendly reminder, I will not be accepting any more entries in 24 hours and the winner will be decided a few hours later. If you want your submission to be reviewed and considered, please make sure it complies the general guidelines provided to everybody.

    And please stop asking and/or wondering, the stars rating means nothing, I am using them to group designs aspects that will be used in the discussions. In fact, my favorite design right now has only one star!

    • 1 year ago
    1. agoestone
      agoestone
      • 1 year ago

      Please check my new entry #60

      • 1 year ago
    2. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      I have checked, I replied you directly ...

      • 1 year ago
  • fathimak
    fathimak
    • 1 year ago

    Can I join in this contest..or time already over.

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      If you read the general feedback given to everybody and comply, sure it will be considered. But I am meeting her tomorrow night and we will decide the winner then, no more delays than that.

      • 1 year ago
  • sharpBD
    sharpBD
    • 1 year ago

    Dear Sir,
    Please rate & give your valuable feedback on #55 & #56.
    Thanks.

    • 1 year ago
  • sethusreeram
    sethusreeram
    • 1 year ago

    Rated 4 stars then 2 stars.Now rejected.What a man?

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      As I have said, the stars means nothing, I rejected you because of your attitude!

      • 1 year ago
  • miguelmateo
    miguelmateo
    Contest Holder
    • 1 year ago

    I have gone through all my notes and I have posted personal comments to each of you. I am asking you all to follow the general feedback provided and submit a new design following those comments. I am meeting her next Wednesday night, submissions after that will not be accepted. Please reply to each of the five questions I have asked, your answers will be reviewed as well next time I meet her.

    • 1 year ago
  • miguelmateo
    miguelmateo
    Contest Holder
    • 1 year ago

    I am doing a second round of analysis, I am revoking submissions that are not relevant to the next round, it absolutely means nothing! I will be contacting each of you over the next 12 hours, with detail explanation of what went wrong and what need to be changed. Please be patient and stay put, at this moment I am not accepting any more submissions, only from the people that I have sent direct chats today.

    Apologies for the delay, but in case you are not aware, everything stopped in Tokyo from Friday due to a huge snow storm that finally today Sunday is settled. I will be working today in getting you all the expected feedback.

    • 1 year ago
    1. Pavithranmm
      Pavithranmm
      • 1 year ago

      Okay thanks....

      • 1 year ago
  • maxbt
    maxbt
    • 1 year ago

    Adding couple of variations today!!

    • 1 year ago
  • sharpBD
    sharpBD
    • 1 year ago

    Dear Sir,
    Please Rate & Give your valuable feedback on #43.
    Thanks.

    • 1 year ago
  • sethusreeram
    sethusreeram
    • 1 year ago

    Oops k.Its your contest and your decisions.leaving now

    • 1 year ago
  • sethusreeram
    sethusreeram
    • 1 year ago

    Why did you rate down my entry?It was really insulting

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Insulting is that you do not read the comment I posted two hours ago!

      • 1 year ago
  • miguelmateo
    miguelmateo
    Contest Holder
    • 1 year ago

    Before you start asking, if your design is still active it will be discussed with her tonight. The star system means absolutely nothing on how good the design is, it is just information for me when I talk to her on points I want to stress. So please ignore it, it means nothing, avoid asking me questions like "Why is mine 4 and #x is 5?" Thanks!

    • 1 year ago
  • codeunderground
    codeunderground
    • 1 year ago

    is it too late for me to join?

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Not late at all, right on time, but friendly reminder that I will be reviewing all submissions in 12 hours and closing the contest a few hours later.

      • 1 year ago
  • MilutinAleksic
    MilutinAleksic
    • 2 years ago

    Hello,

    I'm interested in this project and I will be working on it next few days.
    Description is clear but here is a quick question .. is it possible to get logo and few pictures of your friend to use in design?

    Thanks,
    Alek

    • 2 years ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Friendly reminder that I will be reviewing all submissions in 24 hours and closing the contest a few hours later. If you cannot make it by then you will not be considered.

      • 1 year ago
    2. MilutinAleksic
      MilutinAleksic
      • 1 year ago

      Thanks .. I will upload design in few hours.

      • 1 year ago
  • buzzlair
    buzzlair
    • 2 years ago

    Wonderful! Great clarification. The team is working on it now. Please allow us few more hours as we are currently 'scouting' for concepts. Soon will go into draft, design and acceptable for proposal to you. Looking forward.

    • 2 years ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Thank you, looking forward to your submission!

      • 2 years ago
    2. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Friendly reminder that I will be reviewing all submissions in 24 hours and closing the contest a few hours later. If you cannot make it by then you will not be considered.

      • 1 year ago
  • fathimak
    fathimak
    • 2 years ago

    I will submit my entry soon

    • 2 years ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Thank you, looking forward to it!

      • 2 years ago
    2. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Friendly reminder that I will be reviewing all submissions in 24 hours and closing the contest a few hours later. If you cannot make it by then you will not be considered.

      • 1 year ago
  • dnyakana
    dnyakana
    • 1 year ago

    Hi Miguel,

    can you seal the contest please? mock up designs are my specialty. Have a look at my portfolio http://www.freelancer.com/u/dnyakana.html

    I'm a bit busy with repeat clients from freelancer, but I will submit some designs for your contest within a day or two. By the way I won another 500USD contest a few days ago. Have a look at my profile you will see it there. Looking forward to submitting my designs.

    Please seal the contest.
    Daniel

    • 1 year ago
    1. agoestone
      agoestone
      • 1 year ago

      Oh yaa.. there is an additional cost for "Seal Feature".. I understand and appreciate your consideration..

      • 1 year ago
    2. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Friendly reminder that I will be reviewing all submissions in 24 hours and closing the contest a few hours later. If you cannot make it by then you will not be considered.

      • 1 year ago
  • ansilvn
    ansilvn
    • 1 year ago

    Can you please wait for my entry on tommarrow?

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Not a problem, I will be closing the contest this weekend.

      • 1 year ago
    2. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Friendly reminder that I will be reviewing all submissions in 24 hours and closing the contest a few hours later. If you cannot make it by then you will not be considered.

      • 1 year ago
  • Pavithranmm
    Pavithranmm
    • 1 year ago

    Hi working on it..will submit my design tomorrow. Please wait for me too. Thanks

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Thank you!

      • 1 year ago
  • mworks
    mworks
    • 1 year ago

    Hi, i just posted. Hope you like the design and is 100% my design, needs some work still but i think is enough to make you consider making me winner :). Thanks!

    • 1 year ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 1 year ago

      Thank you for the submission!

      • 1 year ago
  • agoestone
    agoestone
    • 2 years ago

    Hello you can see #1. If you have questions or happy to discuss it with me online, please do not hesitate to contact me back.

    • 2 years ago
    1. miguelmateo
      miguelmateo
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Thank you so much! Feedback already provided privately, you got exactly the idea of what I want.

      • 2 years ago
    2. agoestone
      agoestone
      • 1 year ago

      I have replied your message there

      • 1 year ago

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