looking for someone to create a sort of social networking site.
One site that allows for two different capabilities. Basically the sites will be identical but the “family” site will have a login required if requested per feature.
Similar to [url removed, login to view]
Aiming at an over 25 crowd – mature adults – not teens so much. Would like a
non-cheesy interface. I want this to be a continuing effort so I would like the product to be expandable. If a good relationship develops I will outsource all added features to the same company.
Also need a logo designed.
Family Members Listing - provides a place for family to exchange contact information and document important genealogical facts about themselves or family members. Add family member biographies, photos, other historical facts and links. Easy to use forms let you select from more than 50 pre-defined historical facts that you can add about a family member or you can create your own custom facts. All maintained in a state of the art database that allows family members to explore their family roots and history online.
Family Member Pages - every family or family member can have their own personal homepage within the site that they can maintain themselves. Family member pages are created by the site administrator with a few easy clicks. Each family member can then log into their own webpage to customize the look and maintain the content on their page.
Individual pages should be available to public if chosen as so.
Family member homepage features include news, personal photo album(s), family member links, personal facts and favorite offsite links. A personal facts link is automatically created on the member page that links that person's member page with their personal information in the family member database.
Family Explorer - a powerful suite of online tools that allow you to research your family history using the information contained in your site. Graphically explore family member relationships in your online family tree, view family and family member history. Includes a powerful search engine that lets you quickly find out about family members, facts, dates, places, etc. Explore family member timelines. A great tool for the whole family to learn about their family history.
Message Boards - a place for online discussions and message exchanges amongst family members.
Live Chat - schedule live chat sessions with family members in your own chat room facilities.
Family Reunion Organizer - keep family informed of upcoming reunions. Maintain who's coming list. Mass email family members. Provide links to local area hotels, directions to events, etc. Print or export contact listings to create mailing lists. Create photo galleries to hold your family reunion pictures.
Event Calendar - keep track of all your family's special events such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc. Post information about upcoming family events and site events. Birthdays are automatically added to the calendar from family member information database.
Family Slideshow - this feature lets you select which photo galleries to include in your slideshow presentation and displays photos randomly or in order. Plug your computer into your big screen TV and and gather the family around for a high-tech family slideshow. *internet connection required
Photo Galleries - create unlimited number of special interest photo galleries. All photo galleries can also be viewed as slideshows. Admin chooses which galleries family members can upload to.
Polls - Create custom polls to poll your family members for interesting facts / opinions. Use to help plan for a reunion event by soliciting family members for preferences.
** Not necessary at first**
Family Recipes - a place for family members to share and archive all your family's culinary secrets.
Family Stories - a place to record family stories as told by family members or any other important information you want to preserve. Append files, interviews with older family members, photos, important records or documents of your family's past.
What's New - Keeps track of the most recent changes on your site which makes it easy for you and your family members to quickly find all the latest updates on your site.
Family Museum - photo gallery to archive memorabilia from your family past.
News - keep your family apprised of the latest news that everyone needs to know.
Family Clubhouse - create unlimited number of special interest clubs for your family members (ie cooking club, book club, genealogy club, etc). Each club created has it's own home page, message board and photo gallery. Site administrator can assign individual family members as club owners (moderator) to oversee and maintain the club pages.
In Memory Of - a special place to pay tribute to family members who have passed on.
Offsite Links - add offsite links to other places of interest to your family.
Scrolling Marquee - a prominently displayed marquee horizontally scrolls text across the main page of your site to welcome visitors or relay important facts or news to your family members.
Discussion Groups - easily add additional special interest discussion groups.
Random Rotating Banner - allows you to add cool effects such as random rotating picture strips of family members.
Upcoming Birthdays - keeps family informed about upcoming birthdays.
Event Reminder - customizable pop ups notify your family members of pending events or important information.
Screening Features - optionally enabled security features let the site administrator screen all content that is uploaded before it appears on your site.
Site Security - Your site is password protected so only your family members and others you give permission to can access your family site.
Allows links to an extended family site. Let’s say you want to have a cousins and more available. Allow moderator of the main site to start an off chute extended site and allow content to post there if chosen.