A New York based party planning company

A New York based party planning company is running a successful social networking portal by using Compvue’s Content Management Solution.

This emerging firm wanted to create a website that allows customers to plan their party quickly and receive the most competitive quotes available. The website should be 100% free; provide a platform to vendors to connect with the customer. The idea was to attract many vendors to quote hence provide customers with more options to choose from. The website should have ability to upload free photos, free video, website link, business details, references, and much more. The aim of the project was to help customers find the vendor of their choice at the price they want.

Compvue Solution
  • Selected PHPFOX CMS, PHP and MySQL as development tools for the project.
  • Redesigned the website with a different architecture, fixing issues, disabling unwanted functionalities and clutter.
  • Developed the protocol and the business rules in registering the Customers and Vendors
  • Allowed customers to create multiple parties at the same time.
  • Provided vendors with various options to attract more customers to their profile.
  • Gave site administrator the full control over the customers, vendors, contents and the overall business.
  • Created modules which allow members to embed videos from popular video sharing websites like YouTube and MetaCafe.
  • Added features for posting advertisements and upcoming events.
  • Performed aggressive Search Engine Optimization to attract more traffic to the website and get higher rankings in popular search engines.
  • Integrated PayPal to support secure payments & MapQuest to help vendors determine the proximity and directions to the venue.
  • Automated maintenance tasks on the website like automatic deletion of gigs and notification about expired gigs.
Technology Used

We used the following technologies for website development and design:

  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Photoshop

Following 3rd party services were integrated to the website:

  • Paypal
  • MapQuest

This social networking portal resulted in following value proposition for the client:

  • Improved website traffic
  • Increased revenue
  • Easy navigation and searching
  • Seamless integration with 3rd party solutions