Identity

We’ll work with you to identify your project’s underlying requirements. We brainstorm. We ask lots of questions about the project’s goals and

audience. We look for ways the project can make business sense, either saving time or dollars or generating revenue. We ask the questions you’d expect a business consultant or a strategic partner to ask. We frequently deal with our clients’ proprietary information and processes and are happy to sign non-disclosure agreements at this phase.

For website design and electronic commerce development, we:

  1. Identity your entity (i.e. individual, businesses, church/ministry, nonprofit organization)
  2. What type of product, service, or cause your are promoting
  3. What are your requirements
  4. We design a plan to meet your needs
  5. A contract is drafted and signed by both parties. A deposit of half the cost of the service is due (which is nonrefundable). The other half is due when the project is completed and meet expectations. At that time, an invoice will be drafted and the client will have 15 days from the date to satisfy.

For consulting,

  1. Identity your entity (i.e. individual, businesses, church/ministry, nonprofit organization)
  2. What type of product, service, or cause your are promoting
  3. What are your requirements
  4. We design a plan to meet your needs
  5. A contract is drafted and signed by both parties. Services will begin at that point.
  6. After services are completed, an invoice will be drafted and the client will have 15 days from the date to satisfy.

For computer repair, software design, and desktop publishing, we

  1. Identity your entity (i.e. individual, businesses, church/ministry, nonprofit organization)
  2. What type of product, service, or cause your are promoting
  3. What are your requirements
  4. We design a plan to meet your needs
  5. A contract is drafted and signed by both parties. A deposit of half the cost of the service is due (which is nonrefundable). The other half is due when the project is completed and meet expectations. At that time, an invoice will be drafted and the client will have 15 days from the date to satisfy.

For advertising services and website hosting,

  1. Please visit our advertise with us page to view the advertising options we have.
  2. Please visit Greater Works Free Website Hosting or Greater Works Website Hosting for details on web hosting options
  3. Each service have its own page. We have dedicated processes for every service we offer, including search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, analytics and installation of content management systems.
  4. Pay for the services you want to use and follow instructions as directed. Payment is due at the time of service

For software sales

  1. Please go to Greater Works Software to view our selection
  2. Each title have its own page
  3. Payment is due before the software can be downloaded

Design

Just as architects produce blueprints for review and approval, we generate design concepts, wireframes, flow charts and storyboards. We avoid costly surprises later by superior planning up front and by setting expectations early at this critical stage.

For web design and electronic commerce projects, this stage is where our design team creates a conceptual vision for your project. We get your feedback and tweak it until it’s perfect. All before writing a single line of code. We will also provide a milestone update to keep you inform of the project’s update.

Build

With informed planning complete, we begin construction. As you might’ve guessed by now, this process is structured and deliberate as well. We have sub-processes for every aspect of construction from simply adding an image to a page to sophisticated session settings for application projects.

Testing is a big component of the build phase. We test throughout this phase. Our web designers test. Our developers test. Your project manager will test. We’ll have a team member not associated with the project test to bring a third-party perspective. Then we’ll ask you to test. We make sure systems are in place to measure the project’s success.

Update

One of the web’s enduring advantages is that sites and projects are never really complete. They can (and should) be routinely maintained, updated and improved. We’ll frequently identify projects and add-ons for “phase II” as we plan an initial project. We plan for maintenance and content management needs and establish an ongoing plan or install a content management system for internal maintenance. We introduce you to self-service analytics so that you can monitor site performance. After completion, we stay in touch with an occasional note when we see a new technology that applies to past projects.