(This project was formerly posted as a PHP project, but it's being re-posted one last time as a Ruby project, plus other updates, after community feedback)
Please bid honestly and competitively.
WHAT: This project is the first step in creating a next-generation social network. If the site is done well, more projects over the website’s lifecycle can be expected.
BENEFITS TO YOU: Beyond normal pay, there are MONETARY BONUSES on this project for exceeding quality and time expectations (all paid via [url removed, login to view] Payment System). Further, good performance on this project can lead to you being awarded one or more follow-on projects on [url removed, login to view] without having to compete.
GUIDANCE: Very clear and specific guidance is provided for you to minimize the guesswork and to make it easier for you to accurately estimate cost/time. I’ll be available throughout the project to answer any questions about the design and functionality (most of the design and functionality will be provided by client)
In order to bid, please review the Project Agreement, and provide the a bid with the following details:
• Estimated Time to Complete Project (in business days)
• Maximum Time to Complete Project (in business days)
• Desired Start Date
• Price per Milestone (7 Milestones), and Total Price
• Will you, the Freelancer, sign the NDA? (Yes/No). If No, please suggest where you seek revision and we can talk about it.
• Are you, the Freelancer, at least 18 years old, or older? (Able to make a legal contract...)
See attachments for detailed project scope, and NDA
Note that the NDA is for review only, and if we decide to move forward together, I'll send you the one with my address for you to sign before sharing designs and core functionality.
Looking forward to reviewing your proposals,
Important project description attached. Open to modification with consensus of both you and me, if needed.
Here's the project description (same as in the project clarification board)