CONTRACT FOR LIVING WEBPAGES
Living Webpages Website Design Contract
This Contract Agreement is made this _____ day of _____________, between:
Name: Your Business Name Here
Business Name (Client) Your Name Here
Having its principal place of business at Address: Your Business Address Here
City: _____ State: _______ Zip: _____
Living Webpages having its principal place of business at:
501 Office Park, 501 S. Averill Avenue, Flint, MI 48506
Email: Primary email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
In consideration of Client retaining Living Webpages to design or redesign, and/or build and/or maintain/ host a website for Client, it is agreed as follows:
- Compensation and Term
The above named Client retains Living Webpages, and Living Webpages agrees to perform the following services: designing or redesigning, and/or building, and/or maintaining a website for Client according to specifications agreed upon, and detailed at the bottom of this contract, between Living Webpages and Client.
Term shall be until the agreed upon website work is completed within the time frame specified.
Date to begin work: _________ for period: _________ to be completed ________.
Client is solely responsible for supplying website content, authoring, organization, images in file format unless Living Webpages is hired specifically for this purpose and it is stated in the agreed upon specifications. If all text and graphics necessary to complete the work are not received by Living Webpages within 30 days from the date of contract the balance of payment may become due and payable upon request. Any products or services not specified in this contract are not required of Living Webpages.
The following fees shall apply: ($250.00 of said fee is due after initial consultation and before work is begun.) This fee includes the maintenance of domain registration, hosting set up, hosting, merchant account, secure online authorization. Maintenance is primary service assessed at a minimum of $10 monthly to be paid in full at beginning of service. Search engine optimization (SEO) is included in the fees. Enhanced SEO, beyond the basic submission shall be contracted by separate agreement with GoDaddy or other resource. Living Webpages agrees to complete this project within the estimated budget, unless client requires additional work or services not agreed upon, or if client requires multiple design drafts or repeated changes which would significantly increase work required of Living Webpages.
Living Webpages will not charge any fees in addition to those specified in this contract without first consulting the client and reaching an agreement regarding this. If it becomes necessary for Living Webpages to bring legal action to collect any sums due under this Agreement, it shall be entitled to collect, in addition to all damages, its costs of collection, including reasonable attorney's fees.
This Agreement shall commence on the date stated above, and shall remain in effect until all obligations under this Agreement have been properly completed.
- Warranties by Living Webpages
Living Webpages represents and warrants to Client that it has the experience and ability to perform the services required by this Agreement; that it will perform said services in a professional and competent manner; that it has the power to enter into and perform this Agreement; . However, Client will not determine or exercise control as to general procedures, formats or sub-contracting necessary to have these services meet Client's satisfaction.
- Independent Contractor
Living Webpages acknowledges that the services rendered under this Agreement shall be solely as an independent contractor. It is expressly understood that this undertaking is not a joint venture.
Living Webpages recognizes and acknowledges that this Agreement creates a confidential relationship between Living Webpages and Client and that information concerning Client's business affairs, customers, vendors, finances, properties, methods of operation, computer programs, and documentation, and other such information, whether written, oral, or otherwise, is confidential in nature. All such information concerning Client is hereinafter collectively referred to as "Confidential Information."
Living Webpages agrees that, except as directed by Client, it will not at any time during or after the term of this Agreement disclose any Confidential Information to any person whatsoever and that upon the termination of this Agreement it will turn over to Client all documents, papers, and other matter in its possession or control that relate to Client.
Client agrees that copyrights to Living Webpages’ work product produced in the performance of this Agreement shall remain the exclusive property of Living Webpages, and that it will not sell, transfer, publish, disclose or otherwise make the work product available to third parties without Living Webpages’ prior written consent. Any rights granted to Client under this Agreement shall not affect Living Webpages’ exclusive ownership of the work copyright.
- Living Webpages agrees to design, build, install, and/or maintain a website for Client according to agreement upon specifications below, including validated HTML, link check, custom graphics, header or logo as specified, all pages and links necessary to display products and/or services of client. Living Webpages shall also prepare the site for search engine submission, which shall include analysis of text for keyword content, alt tags for images, preparation and installation of keyword and content Meta tags, and submission to the major free submission search engines. Living Webpages does not guarantee listings on search engines as they alone determine who they will list and who they will not.
Living Webpages will provide two months of minor changes and/or updates and up to two hours of consultation at the Client’s location. This work shall be completed with no additional fees. Maintenance and changes will be done off site as needed for the period agreed.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Client and Living Webpages have duly executed this Agreement indicated by signature below:
____________(signature)_______________________________ Date: _______
Name of signer
Business name and address
____________________________________________________ Date: ________
Michael A. Golwitzer
501 S. Averill Ave.
Flint, MI 48506