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The Geek's Guide to Internet Business Success by Bob Schmidt. The Definitive Business Blueprint for Internet Developers,  Programmers, Consultants, Marketers and Service Providers.

 

 

Chapter 10
Writing the Proposal and Contract

Introduction

Chapter 1
Getting Started as an Internet Professional

Chapter 2
Your Role as a Consultant

Chapter 3
Planning Your Business

Chapter 4
Assembling Your Team

Chapter 5
Setting Your Rates

Chapter 6
What the Client Expects from the Internet and You

Chapter 7
Finding Customers

Chapter 8
Planning Your Presentation

Chapter 9
Making the Presentation

Chapter 10
Writing the Proposal and Contract

Chapter 11
Organizing and Managing the Website Development Process

Chapter 12
Billing and Budgeting

Chapter 13
Growing the Business

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Chapter Overview

Once you obtain agreement with a client regarding your services, your next task is to present the necessary written documents in order to sign and seal the deal. This chapter tells you how to do it with a sample proposal and an extensive description of the many terms and conditions you will need to include.

Links to resources relevant to this chapter.

Provider Marketing Group

Bob Schmidt's Web Developers Contract Swipe File
http://www.provider.com/contracts.htm

Take a look at my links to a wide variety of web design contracts. These links focus on the contract, whereas The Geek's Guide focuses on the proposal and terms and conditions. Use the book and these links -- and your attorney -- to craft a proposal and contract which meets the exact requirements of your business.

 

 

The Geek's Guide to Internet Business Success
The Definitive Business Blueprint for Internet Designers, Developers, Programmers, Consultants, Marketers and Service Providers

Author: Bob Schmidt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN
0471288381