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About this project

Bigfoottraveller.com is a website for Chinese-speaking travelers. Brainchild of a group of young travelers who love to share their experience by writings and photographs.

The website was built on Drupal. All contents were published and managed by site owners on day-to-day basis without my help. Apart from serving information, the website also allows visitors to post comments on articles, or to participate in discussion.

The owner is also able to sell advertising space and publish banners by using the integrated advertising banner management module. There is also the Classified section that lets registered users create classified ads, and pay to publish it for the period according to the fees paid.

At a glance

Client: Green Mussles Investments
Completion: Nov 2010
Status: Live
Visit: www.bigfoottraveller.com

What client says

We entered into what became a long term series of projects with Dean after some lengthy due diligence of Web design companies. Whereas other companies were disinterested or willing to say anything to get the job, Dean was honest about what we wanted and what could be done within the time and budget we had and what he could deliver. He was also interested in the projects and added a different perspective that made the sites better. And he consistently met his promises.

His approach to web-architecture is great; he knows what he can do and often sets about stretching himself and delivers some great work. The design work is very good — and he knows that design follows architecture. The budget is also very good. But Dean is a perfectionist so it can take time; but like many things, the wait is well worth it.

In business I have worked with other web companies so i can compare him to those — Dean is more nimble and you talk with the guy who does the work — a direct interface. With larger companies you meet with “sales” and what they promise sometimes is delivered by the technical team. With Dean what’s promised is delivered.