Online Stone Marketplace For Homeowners and Fabricators in United States
Experties: Web & Enterprise Portals E-commerce Solutions Marketplace & Collaboration
Verticals: Retail & eCommerce
Technologies: MagentoAngular JSMysql
2020stone.com is an online stone marketplace, helps homeowners, designers and contractors connect with trusted fabricators all over the United States. It helps to make kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects easier, by connecting homeowners with fabricators and vice versa. Through the service, homeowners can easily find the perfect stone for their projects, and also find their installer at the same time. 2020stone surfaces marketplace assists clients to connect with trusted, feedback-rated service providers of all kinds â€“ large companies, small companies, fabricators, and owners â€“ that compete for the client business and offer better prices for a project.
Time Duration 12 Months
Team Effort 07 Persons
Business NeedsThe client wanted to offer a fully functional online platform for homeowners to make a choice of their stone and connect the fabricators in their vicinity. It needs to
- Connect homeowners with fabricators efficiently
- Find the best deal for homeowners and fabricators, quickly and easily
- Put customers in control, make pricing transparent
- Bring advanced technology to the Stone Industry
Strategy & SolutionUsually, the process is very complicated and timing consuming, where the customer first needs to find the slab, and after deciding which surface to use they need to search for a fabricator, who then gives a price for the project. It can take days or even weeks just to find the right stone and fabricator. Therefore, Flexsin delivered a robust and time-saving online platform where the homeowners, contractors, and designers have access to surfaces from many different countries across the globe, and also connect homeowners with the best fabricators in the area.
Front-end Our dedicated front-end developers and designers build a responsive web design with the unique and feature-rich platform as per the client expectations. The front-end of the web portal seamlessly connects the homeowners and fabricators and offers the functionalities as per the set objectives of the client, such as:
- A fully functional web portal that seamlessly connects the homeowners and fabricators
- Enable homeowners and fabricators to exchange messages, discuss issues, and raise disputes, if required
- Homeowner is able to submit the dimensions of the slab
- Homeowners can post project and fabricators can have access and bid on them
- Fabricators can request a site visit to analyses and estimate the cost
- End user can spend more time learning about a service or information
Backend Using cutting-edge technology our development team worked on the project with proper planning, frame applicable online strategies developed and maintained the platform. The platform has been delivered with all the functionality keeping in mind the current trends and future prospects. At last, we were able to develop the platform that benefits users by offering:
- Secure and safe payment gateway
- 3rd party finance options for all home improvement projects
- Direct negotiation, with no commissions or transactions fee and much more
- Clients to connect with trusted, feedback-rated service providers of all kinds
Development Process As the Customer approached Flexsin with a clear vision of the solution, the development process was organized in the cost and time-efficient way. The team was involved throughout the software development stage with ongoing integration, testing, maintenance and support
- Analyze the objective and gather requirements according to the client specifications.
- Using the information gathered from the requirement analysis phase, we put together a plan for the development of web portal like technology, CMS integration, and API for payment gateways among others
- Web designer created one or more prototype designs for the portal. We closely worked with the designer, exchange ideas, until we arrived at the final design for the web portal
- The challenging points of the development process were discussed collectively and resulted in a variety of approaches to problem resolution, but it was the client who made the final decision on the idea to follow.
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Business OutcomesThe designing team put their best efforts to build a highly feature-rich, interactive platform with unique design as per the client expectations. The web portal has all the functionality related to the homeowners and fabricators. As a result of our best efforts, the platform continues to become more user-friendly and come closer to delivering the perfect user experience. We were able to deal with each of these challenges, and delivered the project with all the perfection within the desired time period with the following features:
- Transparency of payments.
- Controlled by administrator panel
- Have all the required admin manageable modules,
- Admin can manage users, categories, blogs, pages and reviews with various types of reports
- Have an audit log section â€“ which enables the admin to review the activities
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