We are looking for a programmer to create a new site for us. The site will be using the Google Maps API. This is similar to a classifieds site. We will need a strong admin section as well, and the site will need some web 2.0 craziness. Please allow me to explain below.
First off I have provided a few sites that are a bit similar to this: [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view]
This site is basically created to allow users to visually list items for sale, and events on a Google map. A user will need to register then they will be able to list items on the map from there control panel, the user will be able to choose a category and fill various criteria based on the category, as well as add up to 6 pictures. Registered users should also have the ability to save items they have seen on the map to a favorites section in there control panel.
Searching: When a user goes to the site, they should see a large map, then be able to choose a category and type a location (zip, city-state), then the map should zoom to the area they chose and below it should be a list of the items in that area. The map should have all the functions of the regular Google map (zoom, arial, street, etc...). The searching user should be able to click on the listing and see all the details of that listing. From the listing details page, the user should be able to save that listing, email it to a friend. Rate the listing, ask a question, or post a comment.
From the admin section we should be able to create new categories and for those categories choose specific criteria that needs to be filled out when users list items in that category. We should also have the ability to choose which categories we can charge for and how much they will be. The admin section should also tell us what the newest listings are, newest users, and normal site stats.