The optimal solution for client web site
of August, 2003 Contribute Version 2 is to be available
month - Mfg # CTD020D000.
It looks like the lowest price is around $95 (backordered).
Version 1 ( CTD010D000)
is around $83 and has a
free V2 upgrade online (with PDF manual).
software purchase fee, directly from web vendors. (Usually
around $80 street price)
with SherwoodHosting.com accounts with no added fees
how you as content owner can take as much control as
and save web site maintenance costs by doing the editing yourself
can create new pages (from scratch or using another
page as a starter)
Contribute Home Page (Pointer to information, FREE TRIAL, etc.)
pages for Contribute - it's easy, free, and self-serve
contribute screen shot actual example, where my client updates the
real estate listings several times
per week, after the page and tables were initially set up by us using
Dreamweaver (Contribute's partner).
Note: SherwoodPhoto.com receives no financial benefit from the
sales of Contribute™-- we promote it because it's a reliable and
saves us time for situations where the client wants to participate in
web site maintenance. (Other tools such as FrontPage™ are unreliable
and yield inconsistencies in browsers other than Internet Explorer, and
cause continual support questions to us for why "the web site doesn't
work" when really it's a FrontPage problem!)
are hundreds of approaches you can take for the content and the process
by which you design (or have designed) your web site. Time and cost
budgets, as well as the goals for your site, will have strong influence
on the complexity and design depth of your site.
choose how much/little you want to be involved in the design
how much or little you desire to be involved (and
your site all on your own - utilize our economical web
hosting services: you design and maintain your own site.
the efforts with us: Have us host and do the initial design
of your web site, and you can do any of the following:
can implement it all-- Have us host, design, and maintain your
images (digital files(jpg, etc.), slides, negatives, prints)
text ready to insert
your site is designed by us, you can make minor edits on your own
using Macromedia's new (as of Nov 2002)
web price) - no need to learn html or web technology.
Using Contribute is similar to editing in Microsoft WORD.
See tips on
determining your own web content.
to the technical and aesthetic aspects of your web site, we are also
able to assist in other aspects such as marketing, photography, copy-editing,
and helping you get more presence on the web. See some of the details
below which highlight our graphic design, photography, and musical
for our graphic chart of services
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(Digital & Film)
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(Quicktime, RealPlayer, Windows Media,
Web - CD - DV - DVD