How demosthenes started their web page design journey
We're in the process of creating a new product review site in the Online Back up industry. We plan to review and compare some of the top companies in this industry. We need a high quality design that appeals to our target audience - small businesses.
What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
As mentioned in the project summary, we're building a new review and comparison site in the Online Back up category. We're looking to create an authority site that is considered the leading source of information for Online Back up software and services.
Our Target Audience:
Small businesses, home users and Student.
Purpose of the site:
This is a pre-sales site that will educate small business customers about Online Back up software. We want them to learn about the benefits of Online Back up, and show them who some of the top providers are.
Here are some examples of companies that will be featured on the site:
Carbonite - http://carbonite.com
Mozy - http://www.mozy.com
Box.net - http://www.box.net
Elephant Drive - http://www.elephantdrive.com
We need a professional looking site that appeals to prospective home and business-to-business (B2B) customers. We want a Web 2.0 design that is clean and easy to navigate.
You can view a wireframe of our home page here: http://www.bestsoftwarebackup.com/4…e-page.png
You can view a wireframes of a few of our sub pages here: http://www.bestsoftwarebackup.com/4…detail.png http://www.bestsoftwarebackup.com/4…s-main.png
All contest entrants should should create both a home page design and one sub page design. We will give special consideration to those who go above and beyond by providing a design for all three pages.
We will give feedback to all entries with 4 and 5 star ratings. We are not interested in entries that we rate with 3 stars or less.
Here is a sample design for our site: http://www.bestsoftwarebackup.com/4/layout.jpg http://www.bestsoftwarebackup.com/4…inside.jpg
Please don't copy this design - use it as inspiration for your own original design. We're only providing this as a reference.
We recommend that all contestants use iStockPhoto or a similar service for the site images. Please use the comp images in your design submissions.
We will pay for the winning contestants stock images. Please bookmark or save the image numbers so we can easily locate them and pay for a license.
If you have any questions or feedback for us please leave a comment in the discussion thread. We will be checking this on a regular basis while the contest is happening.
Good luck on the contest. We look forward to seeing your work!
Even if you don't win this contest we are still interested in quality designers for future projects. We will exchange contact information with 4 and 5 star entrants for the potential to work on future projects.
- Professional site
- Web 2.0 style site
- Blues and/or other corporate/professional colors (nothing too loud)
- Original design concept
- Usable site
- Fast loading graphics
- Professional imagery that shows backup services in action