Andy Bernstein, founder and president of FurnitureDealer.net, talks about how to create a request for proposal. You think you've clearly explained the type of website you want for your company, yet the quotes you get back from Web developers range from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars. How could the price be so different? What other criteria are critical when selecting a Web development firm to work for your company? What questions must you ask to be sure your Web project is delivered on time, in budget and works the way you intended? In this workshop, you'll get the straight answers and tools you need to feel confident when selecting a vendor for your next Web-based project.
The company operates more than 500 home furnishings websites designed to help consumers find big ticket furniture, mattress, appliance and electronics products online and buy through local retail stores. The company's clients include 25 of the 150 largest independent furniture retailers in North America and five of the industry's largest suppliers. FurnitureDealer.net is the premiere Click-to-StoreTM expert in the home furnishings industry, helping retailers and manufacturers implement successful multi-channel growth strategies that convert online furniture shoppers into local in-store buyers.