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georgeoc wrote:So, my question is how I should proceed.
georgeoc wrote:They have ruled out a professional company to do it as they are too expensive, but if I ask for something like £1000-2000 (UK Sterling), then at least I won't go hungry.
georgeoc wrote:Bear in mind that web development is almost a hobby for me really - I'm a freelance musician so I use web work to fill in the gaps in my diary (and my bank balance).The other thing I want to ask is about setting up a small team, rather than working alone. I thought that another PHP guy with a similar skill level as myself, plus a graphic designer in the later stages, would really give the project the professional edge it needs, and of course speed up delivery.
I have an awesome idea - if you do all the work I'll cut you in for a few percent.... I wouldn't personally invest the time/money to have it built professionally, but it's worth at least one billion dollars to Google or Yahoo... so your ten percent will be worth 100 Million Dollars!
timvw wrote:Basically, web development wouldn't be a hobby anymore, but a fulltime profession...
georgeoc wrote:If you are a dreamer with little or no capital behind you, why must you pay top prices for web design in order to be legitimate? As it's the concept that matters, I think a fairly basic CMS would actually suffice for the early stages, and it could be extended as we need later.
georgeoc wrote:Kieran - I absolutely understand your point. In fact I've often browsed threads in this forum thinking "No! Don't do it - it's a scam!". But understand that I spend a lot of my free time now doing PHP projects for free - it really is a hobby. So what harm is there is taking this on, with a contract that guarantees me both some compensation for development time and a cut of the profits if it does well?
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