Step 1 of 616%Part 1: HELLO THERE!Welcome to our "keep it simple" online Request for Proposal form. All you have to do is give thoughtful and thorough replies to the best of your abilities.To that end, we fully expect that you may not know every last detail and that's just fine. Do your best to provide as much information about what you want to achieve and we'll use those answers to get an initial understanding of your organization's needs, business practices, your patron base, as well as your tastes and personal preferences.Most importantly, your replies will help us determine if you may need any custom development or graphic design work or if everything you have in mind can be covered by Venture's extensive set of core features and functionality.BTW, it takes most users anywhere from 5 min up to 20 min to complete the form. We just break it into several pages so each page isn't very long. Part 2: Nice to make your acquaintanceAll fields in this step are required, just so we can contact you later. Every other step is so we can get a better understanding about who you are and what you need. If you aren't sure about any answers along the way, you can leave those fields blank.Organization Name*Name* First Last Email* Phone*Do you already have an RFP ready to go?*YesNoTerrific, you can upload the file(s) right here and save yourself the time of completing the form. Once you have uploaded the file, simply skip ahead to the final page and submit. Drop files here or Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, png, jpg. Part 3: Tell us about your organization and its missionPretend we are a potential patron and describe what you offer. List the key points of your marketing message, your advantages, your mission statement, and anything else you would like your potential patrons to know about you in the first place.Do you have an existing graphic identity that you want to incorporate into a new website?YesNoWould you like to consider having us design one for you?YesNoMaybeWhat is the url of your website? Tell us about your website, describe its strengths and weaknesses.Keep this part brief, we'll be asking about what your goals with a new website but for now, just focus on list style likes/dislikes.Don't forget to tell us what you think about the frontend (what the visitors see and experience) and backend (the part you use to create and manage content).Were you referred by anyone or another organziation?YesNoPlease tell us. Part 4: So, you're interesed in The Venture PlatformThe web can be a lot of things, some of it may apply to your organization, others may not. Tell us what you want to achieve with this website (increased sales, brand recognition) so we can suggest the best possible solutions or options you may not be thinking about.Describe your goalsIn a perfect world, what would your website do for your organization? It may take time to make it happen, but we're all about long term relationships and can help you every step of the way. Help us plot a map to success by giving us your dream destinations.When do you anticipate beginning your redesign project? MM DD YYYYWhen do you hope to launch? MM DD YYYY Part 5: What features should your website have?You don't need top think of every possible feature under the sun, but use this list to get started. Ability to play audio and video clips Blog Artist profile pages/bios Members only section (for artists, board members, patrons, etc.) Polls & Surveys Image galleries Site Search Event calendar Contact forms Multi-language support Newsletter subscription forms Interactive homepage calendar of events Direct control over content creation and management Mega Menu Auto sync data with a third party CRM Basic e-commerce; i.e. processing online payments/donations Complex e-Commerce; i.e. processing variable products, dynamic shipping rates, etc.Anything else not listed above?Include one item per line. Are you ready to one-up your local arts groups?It's good to be known as the arts group with the most effective online presence in town. So if this is important to you, let us know who your neighbor arts groups are (and their website addresses) so we can get a good idea of what you're up against. Part 6: The home stretchWhich box office/ticketing provider(s) do you use?*If you aren't certain and/or plan on changing providers along with the web design, just let us know.Which Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution do you use?*If you aren't certain and/or plan on changing providers along with the web design, just let us know.Where is your website currently hosted?Which service do you currently use for your e-mail marketing?Feel free to paste a URL to the provider if that's easier.List all domain names with extensions (.com, .org, etc.) that the organization plans to use.*URLRegistered through date (if known) Will you need Venture to provide your institutional email accounts?*YesNoNot sureHow many email accounts do you anticipate needing?Include active and forward only accounts.Did we miss anything?Tell us if there is anything else we need to know.Any addition information you can give us helps us formulate a more accurate idea of what you need. If you think there is something pertinent that we haven't asked about, tell us now.EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.