Macromedia CONTRIBUTE™ Technology
The optimal solution for client web site maintenance

As of August, 2003 Contribute Version 2 is to be available
within the month - Mfg # CTD020D000.
It looks like the lowest price is around $95 (backordered).
Version 1 ( CTD010D000) is around $83 and has a
free V2 upgrade online (with PDF manual).

    • One-time software purchase fee, directly from web vendors. (Usually around $80 street price)
    • Works with accounts with no added fees
    • See how you as content owner can take as much control as you want
      and save web site maintenance costs by doing the editing yourself
    • You can create new pages (from scratch or using another page as a starter)
    • We're here to help:  Sterling Arts / offers a full range of services from Photography & MultiMedia creation to Web & Graphic Design.
    • We can create (rennovate) your site and you can maintain it as often as you like

    Macromedia Contribute Home Page (Pointer to information, FREE TRIAL, etc.)

    Training pages for Contribute - it's easy, free, and self-serve

    Click here for contribute screen shot actual example, where my client updates the real estate listings several times per week, after the page and tables were initially set up by us using Dreamweaver (Contribute's partner).

: receives no financial benefit from the sales of Contribute™-- we promote it because it's a reliable and collaborative solution that saves us time for situations where the client wants to participate in web site maintenance. (Other tools such as FrontPage™ are unreliable and yield inconsistencies in browsers other than Internet Explorer, and cause continual support questions to us for why "the web site doesn't work" when really it's a FrontPage problem!)

There are hundreds of approaches you can take for the content and the process by which you design (or have designed) your web site. Time and cost budgets, as well as the goals for your site, will have strong influence on the complexity and design depth of your site.

You choose how much/little you want to be involved in the design

You choose how much or little you desire to be involved (and spend!):

  1. Create your site all on your own - utilize our economical web hosting services:  you design and maintain your own site.
  2. Split the efforts with us: Have us host and do the initial design of your web site, and you can do any of the following:
    • Supply images (digital files(jpg, etc.), slides, negatives, prints)
    • Supply text ready to insert
    • Once your site is designed by us, you can make minor edits on your own using Macromedia's new (as of Nov 2002)
      Contribute tool (about $80 web price) - no need to learn html or web technology. Using Contribute is similar to editing in Microsoft™ WORD.
  3. We can implement it all-- Have us host, design, and maintain your site.

See tips on determining your own web content.

In addition to the technical and aesthetic aspects of your web site, we are also able to assist in other aspects such as marketing, photography, copy-editing, and helping you get more presence on the web. See some of the details below which highlight our graphic design, photography, and musical expertise areas.

Click for our graphic chart of services
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Web & Email Hosting & Consulting Marketing & Image Consulting
Web Design Graphic Design


Custom Music Tracks
High-Quality Photoshop Editing Multimedia Authoring (DVD, CD, web interactivity)
Flash Animations

Photography (Digital & Film)

  • Architectural
  • Commercial/Product
  • Portrait
  • Fine Art
Video Editing & Web Rendering
(Quicktime, RealPlayer, Windows Media, MP4/AVI)
Web - CD - DV - DVD