About MaxiasMaxias is a leading independent digital agency developing web solutions forover 10 years.With core strengths in usability, design and development, Maxias presentsclients with the ability to develop a successful interactive web solution from theground up.Our Brand Promise Beautiful Websites, Great Technology
TheCompanyWeKeepEducation Organisations / Non-Profit Corporate• Jurong Junior College • Ageless Online • Angliss Singapore• Learning Vision • Alzheimer’s Disease Association • Bali Connection• Learning Capital College • AIN Society • Prime Partners Asset• National University of Singapore • Club Rainbow (Singapore) Management• The Odyssey Preschool • Operation Hope Foundation • Jagsport• Pat’s School House • RSVP • Microsoft• University of Chicago Booth, GSB • Society Of Sheng Hong Welfare• YMCA School of Education Services • YMCA Corporate PortalGovernment / GLC / Finance Clubs / Lifestyle / Retail• ACCA • Batam View Beach Resort• Central Provident Fund Board • British Club• Capitaland • The Body Shop Singapore• Football Association of Singapore • Furniture Club• iCELL Network • Learning Horizon• KPMG Seminar Series • National Service Resort & Country Club• KPMG Bank Survey • The Pines Club• Prime Partners Group • Singapore Island Country Club• S.League • Visual Merchandising Asia • YMCA International House
5 Top Reasons why clients pick us:• Solutions for non-technical users, empowers content owners to add value to content creation• Full service interactive agency allows for a broad range of different online business needs to be address• Track Record – over 200 websites since 1999• Beautiful designs with great technology• Build for growth – solutions for your businesses for the future
Top 5 Reasons for a Drupal Website? No Indentured Servitude Proven Track Record! Lower Total Cost of Ownership Foundation for Agile Development Rich Development Tools on Open Standards
Top 5 Reasons for a Drupal Website No Indentured ServitudeNo. 1 - Open Source SolutionClients are not bounded to a specific solution provider, there’s no indentured servitudeto vendors. This creates greater need for best in service and greater care to client work.
Top 5 Reasons for a Drupal Website Lower Total Cost of OwnershipNo. 2 - Lower total cost of ownershipThe average total cost of ownership is 40% lower than proprietary software.e.g. .Net Drupal Base System $3,000 Nil Setup $1,500 $1,800 Standard Modules (off the shelf) $500 - $2,000 $500 - $1,200 e.g. Photogallery, Poll, Form, etc Advance Modules (Some Dev Required) $2,000 - $5,000 $1,000 - $3,000 e.g. eCommerce, Membership Custom Module $3,000 - $5,000 $3,000 - $5,000 e.g. Product Comparison Total $10,000 ~ $16,500 $6,300 - $11,000
Top 5 Reasons for a Drupal Website Rich Development Tools on Open StandardsNo. 3 - Rich Development Tools on Open Standards Resulting in a large development based around the world… over 18,000 available Drupal contributed modules! e.g. SonicGear wanted a comparison module for their products so that consumer can compare product features Solution: we used Drupal native taxonomy to create the product types and comparison attributes, and one contributed module, Flags, to allow users to “flag” items. Finally the Views function was use to present the items Development Effort Nil Design 2 hours Configuration 2-4 hours Content Population 8 hours Cost to Client $1,500
Top 5 Reasons for a Drupal Website Foundation for Agile DevelopmentNo. 4 – Foundation of Agile Development With the internet moving so rapidly and increasing globalisation, only open source solutions are nimble and fast enough to adopt new technologies effectivelye.g. Feb 2012 – Hits 10m unique visitors Mar 2012 – New Pinterest Apr 2012 – 15 websites goes live with Contributed Module Pinterest integration A Drupal Pinterest module took two (2) months from identification to development to adoption!
Top 5 Reasons for a Drupal Website Proven Track Record!No. 5 – Proven Track record Drupal has been established as the leading open source solution for enterprises These include….
US Government agencies have adopted Drupal as theOpen Source of Choice
Leading Education Institutions have adopted Drupal toengage their communities
Billboard Top 100 Artists have chosen Drupal for their webpresence
Even High Tech companies are embracing Drupal in abig way
Approach & Concept Articulate the issuesIterative Design Thinking Approach and problems, question the brief. Define Look at existing solutions, Gather User feedback explore the Determine if the solution problem meets its goals Learn Research User Visualized solutions, seek Test, test, test. alternatives, consider Use In-Page applications Analysis and impact Consider A/B Testing Tune Ideate Prototype Select possible solutions
Drupal 7 By incorporating Drupal 7, each client’s website will also be able to provide many rich features that would set the stage of for future expansion and development. The site, with our standard system - deployment would incorporate a rich content management facility as well as allow for multiple call-for-actions such as enquiry desks, file downloads, refer-a-friend, rich private content, and printer-friendly options. Our Standard edition includes the following modules: 1. Content Management 2. Template Management 3. Image Bank 4. Document Bank 5. Site Search 6. Lightbox Photo Gallery 7. Online Polls 8. Frequently Asked Questions 9. Integrated Site Statistics (Google Analytics) 10. Feedback Management (Contact Us Forms) 11. Refer-A-Friend (Page Form)
Rich Content Management SystemContent Management SystemWe have deployed over a hundred different modules including standard news and events system for over 200 clients. Eachsystem sections are all individually styled to provide a rich design using standard based Java Scripts and CSS.By using Rich Text Editors, Maxias powered websites are able to provide a “What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get” editing area.The result: reduced effort for users trying to express their formatting directly via HTML markup and a much more user friendlyexperience.
eCommerce – Catalogue & Shopping CartUberCartOur solutions have been deployed with Ubercart which supports a variety of eCommerce industries from physical goods,digital downloads or even subscription based billing services.Features includes Configurable product catalogue, flexible product creaation with product classes, multiple product imagesupport, attributes system, stock level tracking, shipping and fulfilment and simple ordering process.
Payment Gateway IntegrationWe are familiar with online payment systems and we have successfully integrated with backenddevelopment including Paypal, Worldpay, Citibank and several other payment solution providers
SEO ReadySearch Engine Friendly URLsDrupal does away with query string URLs and instead creates search engine friendly URLs for all pages. Thisenables search engines to index pages resulting more effectively. Friendly URLs also improve usability and userexperience. E.g. www.maxias.net/promotionsNodewordsAllows for the additon of meta tags to all content pages. Paying attention to meta tags, such askeywords, description and canonical URL, will help obtain better search engine positioning.XML sitemapThe XML sitemap module creates a sitemap that conforms to the sitemaps.org specification. This helps searchengines to more intelligently crawl a website and keep their results up to date
Multilanguage SupportMultilanguage SupportOur solutions are fully double-byte characters supported, ie. it allows for foreign language support which includes SimplifiedChinese as well as Traditional Chinese. We have successfully deployed double-byte websites that includes Mandarin,Arabic, Japanese and Korean.Full sites may also be deployed in any specific language (this includes forms, auto-replies etc) Capitland Rihan Height’s social media portal was deployed in both English and Arabic, including social functions, messaging system, Google Map API, Facility Booking System etc Future China website was deployed in both English and Simplified Chinese, including one custom events registration module
Rich 3rd Party IntegrationOur solutions are all deployed with leading 3rd party tools to provide client sites with effective onlinetechnologies including:Integration with Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics offers many advanced features which help users analyze and understand their sitetraffic data. These results can be used to create better marketing campaigns and draw more traffic toyour site.AddThis ToolkitThe AddThis toolkit allows site visitors to easily share your content with their family and friends through socialnetworking sites such as Facebook and Linked In as well as email and SMS.
Ancillary DevelopmentSolutions for your consideration
Deep User Management / MembershipMembership SystemWe believe that to successfully capture mindshare and the hearts of any website target audience, our client’s websiteshould consider incorporating a robust centralised user management system that will allow them to build futureapplications as well as extend her services online in the mid to long term.A user-centric membership system will allow client sites to create membership groups based on specific targetaudiences and build interactive marketing features specific to target audiences. Over the years, we havedeployed many variations of membership system for our clients, incorporating both simple online publicmembership to complex “closed door” membership with eCommerce facilities. Capitland Rihan Height’s social media portal British Club membership portal was Sonic Gear websitel was integrated was deployed with a private-social based integrated with their club management with a warranty management system membership system similar to Facebook. system that allowed members to access that allowed users to register and features such as facility booking and check their product warranties. tracking of expenditure.
Supports Responsive DesignResponsive DesignOur recommended solutions include the option for Responsive Design which is an approach to thedevelopment of your site to provide an optimal viewing experience on a wide range of devices,specifically desktops, tablets and mobile phones
Create Forms for Surveys & ContestOnline Surveys and ContestOnline survey and contest uses the form management system to provide an effective solution for managing feedback viathe web. From simple web surveys to large, complex, international market research, the form managerprovides the idealsolution for collection of survey data and market research, all downloadable in a CSV or Microsoft Excel format.Rich answer type questions includes text, single selection radio buttons, multi-selection check box or drop down selector andDate.
Support Flash Components such as Virtual ToursVirtual Facility ToursWe are able to developed and design custom virtual tours for individual centers. We created a virtual tour of the Odyssey Preschool, a childcare facility that was build from the ground up with the child in mind. The tour featured interactive hotspots that users will be able to find out more information about specific components within each location.
Many many others…Off-The Shelf Drupal ModulesWith over 18,000 available modules on the Drupal platform, your site may taken on an iterative development cycle thatincorporates new modules in the short to mid-term. Some of the more popular development modules include:User Points – Points system that allows allocation of points to users based on site activityFlags – a flagging system that allows the creation of functions such as watch lists, comparison system, etcMessage – a built-in message system that allows users to send messages to each other without the need for emailsCustom DevelopmentMaxias is also able to commission the development of new modules or modify existing modules to meet specific needs andfunctions.
Maxias Key Industries Organisations Education Lifestyle and Retail• Business Chambers • Universities • Country Clubs• Industry Associations • Private Institutions • Property Development / Management• Networking Groups • Public Schools • Shopping Centers• Social Clubs • International Schools • Retail Brands / Chains• Membership Clubs • Early Childhood Education • Departmental Stores (eg Pilots Associations) • Personal Tutors / Coaches • Online eCommerce Stores• Community Groups etc
Market – What are you looking for? I am thinking of doing something different online I wish my I need to website could revamp my do more website Thinking of My website starting a should also be membership available in I want a new Chinese mobile website program (multilingual) My web agency takes too long to Venturing abroad, Going developI need to reach targeting a new eCommmece out to my market customers
MaxiasWe will help bring your digital ideas to life!
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