Calling all web designers - We want themes!
We are looking for themes for SBI!, the world's best site builder and online business-building platform (more info at http://www.sitesell.com). Founded in 1997, SiteSell.com's SBI! enables tens of thousands of individuals to build successful e-businesses.
Our recently launched BlockBuilder 2 ("BB2") pushes sitebuilding to a whole new level. It, along with Brainstorm It!, lie at the core of a suite of 80+ business-building modules (more info at tools.sitesell.com).
BB2 currently offers 200 different templates in 10 style categories...
Health and Beauty
Business & Finance
Sports & Recreation
Books & Art
Learning & Education
Food & Drink
How Do YOU and This Contest Fit In?
Winning template-design submissions will be installed into our system and used by our clients to create their own websites using our suite of tools.
What Are We Looking For?
The freshest, most modern and professional styles. It is important that they are not too "locked in" conceptually since the most useful design can be used for a wide range possible site themes within each category.
You are allowed to use stock photography as long as we are able to purchase the rights to use it. You do not need to purchase them (just use the free watermarked images). If you win, we will purchase the rights from the stock house directly.
The design must be compatible with the SBI! system (see below). Your design must work as both a two column and three column layout.
Since the design must integrate and work with our sitebuilder, please find attached below the SBI!-design-example.zip file. This is our template package which will show you how SBI! designs work.
Because your templates must work with our builder, please observe these "must-do" Mechanical Requirements...
1) The HTML template (demo.html) is not editable at all. Do not modify it.
2) The CSS file (style.css) needs to retain the current set of class and id names that are in the style.css file.
3) All the design work needs to be done purely in CSS, within the established classes. The properties and images within those classes is what you have to work with.
What Do You Submit?
To enter the contest, all we need is to see a screenshot of your work. We will choose "Provisional Winners" on the basis of your screenshot. We will contact those designers and ask them to send 1 complete package for each winning design.
If your design meets our specs, you win! If not, we'll give you one chance to make corrections. If they corrections are not sent within 72, hours, we'll consider your submission invalid and move to the "next runner-up(s)."
Additional Bonus and Wrapup
The winner(s) of this contest will also be offered a contract with us to continually provide fresh new designs on an ongoing basis. To summarize...
If you have some sharp, modern designs in mind, we want YOU! Win the contest AND secure ongoing design work with SiteSell.com.
Thanks everyone. Be brilliant! Have fun!