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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 11
Organizing and Managing the Web Development Process

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

About these pages

Chapter Overview

With a signed contract in hand, you are ready to proceed with the development stage of the project. Getting the sale presented one set of challenges. Now you are faced with another: creating a top-quality project that lives up to your personal and professional standards and the expectations of the client. This chapter outlines the process for doing exactly that and includes a comprehensive 88 Step Web Site Development Production Process outline.

Links to resources relevant to this chapter.

Hill, Holiday

Hill, Holiday's outline of the advertising creative development process provides an excellent overview of the steps involved from an ad agency's perspective. In the Geek's Guide, I apply this process to the creation of Internet projects. (Unfortunately, I can no longer find this content on their site.)

Huge Inc.
http://hugeinc.com/process/

Huge gets it. This is an excellent example of the ad agency model applied to web design and development.

Netstarter
http://www.netstarter.com.au/web_design_steps_howitworks.aspx

So does Netstarter.

PM Boulevard
http://www.pmboulevard.com

Project management resource site developed by Robbins-Gioia


Successful Software Management: 14 Lessons Learned

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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