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  1. Mr_Wistles

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    I have been having a new website built by Kermit and Fozzie, I was told it would take a month but we are at three months and it is still not done.

    After being given 8 guaranteed dates for completion and having lost nearly 4k advertising a non-existent product (I committed to advertisements on the back of their completion dates).

    The past few days have been the final straws and I have told them to do one. The majority of the site is done but it is just the inegration of the payment system.

    Can anyone recommed someone who could do this for me, and quickly.
     
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  3. Mr_Wistles

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    Have you used them before?
     
  4. pave

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    Can give you detalis of the guy who did our website at work...but not untill monday...if this is any help....
     
  5. Mr_Wistles

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    That would be good.
     
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    Ok,i will p.m you monday with the details...in the afternoon..:)
     
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    Russell , i have personally used www.icemedia.co.uk for both my websites. the guy i deal with is Harry and i cannot recommend him enough, He understands deadlines and will work night and day to reach them and can do fully automated sites including online registrations and online payment, will PM you Harry's mobile
     
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    :thumbsup:
     
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    how's the tooth Russell ? (Never mind the website !)
     
  10. Mr_Wistles

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    Thursday, don't want to talk about it, please don't.
     
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    And for my 2 pence worth this company is also excellent:

    www.9xb.co.uk
     
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    I personally recommend a design and webdevelopment company called www.telekinesis.co.uk

    The gentleman who runs it is an exceptional designer and his business associate is one of the best code writers I have ever encountered.

    They have developed a multitude of sites both large and small. There own site is currently under re-development so it does not give you an adequate insight into their pedigree.

    However, I am prepared to stake my professional reputation (yes I do have some semblance of one) on their integrity.

    They are London based. Ask for Chris White and say that Roger recommended you.
     
  14. Mr_Wistles

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    Your right coding monkeys are too busy.
     
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    I just spoke to Chris there, what a nice bloke, very helpful.

    He is too busy to take it on but he is seeing if there is any simple work around he can do to get me up and running.
     
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    Russell, glad the referal was of some use. Chris is an excellent fellow. Yes he is somewhat busy at present but he may well be able to sort out a compromise or workaround in the short term.

    He'll probably be more in a position to help in September. If that's too far away let me know as I have further colleagues who may well be able to help out.
     
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    I would recommend a Manchester based company called Code Computer Love Ltd.
    I have no personal knowledge of their work, but the client list is very impressive and they won awards last year.
     
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    What sort of price is average for a basic half dozen page design? All these design sites don't seem to have proces on them and I don't want to wate people's time getting quotes if I've grossly underestimated the cost!
     
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    You could try The Surgery on:
    http://ineedsurgery.com/

    If you would like Paul Cohen's number (one of the directors) then drop me a PM.

    Cheers
    Moosh
     
  20. Phill_1981

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    What sort of site is it and how much is there left to do? Is it online anywhere?
     
  21. Mr_Wistles

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    Have decided to go with Creospace, who have a window as one of the sites they were working on is postponed. They reckon they can have it done in a couple of weeks also.

    Nice price as well. It is amazing how large a span the quotes covered, from £500 - £5000.
     
  22. Mr_Wistles

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    Well as you may have seen from the trading forum it is all complete now.

    Credit to Gary at creospace.co.uk and his team for helping me out (and putting up with me). I am sure you will agree it looks pretty good plus I got a load of extra functionality I was not expecting on the back end chucked in for nowt.

    Anyone who can put up with my barrage of one sentence emails is a Saint.

    Thanks for the recommendation Astaroth.
     
  23. Astaroth

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    Looks like they did a good job

    The only bit that I would have changed is to centre the copyright notice and links in the footer bar - but as with everything it is all down to personal taste
     

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