Online marketing professionals community

Online marketing professionals community

Website for company that specializes on Online marketing

The project was developed for Australian customers. The main idea of website itself is to offer full-range of services for marketing professionals: different reports (markets research, statistical data, etc.), training (online and offline), events announcing, blogging, forum, jobs posting and search, forum, members database. The commercial side of project is: membership registration, reports purchase and registration to events and training.
Website is the ASP.NET 4 (web forms) based application with MS SQL 2008 DB as data storage and Linq-to-Sql data tier. Project itself is a sort of own developed CMS system that meets client requirements where for every front-end page the display, navigation, content can be managed. Application offers wide range of email alerts, notifications, and subscription services. The website functionality can be divided into 3 parts:

1. CMS (admin backend). Content management, events/training/reports/services/blog/pages, navigation, pages display settings (graphic and video banners, RHS content, etc), members’ database – to maintain all membership accounts and their users, financial/statistical reports. Security settings based on roles and permissions for every specific side of a website. For wysiwyg editor CKEditor was considered for which a set of plugins were developed additionaly.

2. Client back-end. Account information, email settings, subscriptions, members information, job postings, activity reports (orders, payments).

3. Fron-end. Events/Training announcements, services for marketers, free and paid reports, blog, forum, members database, forum, searching facilities.

Technologies: .Net Framework 4.0, ASP.NET 4, MS SQL SERVER 2008, C#, ADO.NET, Linq-to-Sql, Linq-to-Xml, XHTML, CSS, Jquery, Integration with Paypal and Eway payment systems
Role: Lead developer
Client: Chilli Mint Labs Ltd, United Kingdom
Dates: 2010