Stages of Development

Stages of development, and when revenue is expected, are outlined below.
Anything marked with a * (red asterisk), must be completed before the next stage is reached.

  1. UpgradeMyDream goes live (no revenue) - We introduce ourselves to the world.
  2. Groups (no revenue): Groups discuss what is needed. Determine next step.
    1. * Begin recruiting members to build their own Groups.
    2. * Begin categorizing contributions.
    3. * Basic web development - fix immediate issues experienced by Members.
    4. * Recruit web developers for “Advanced web development”.
    5. Discuss revenue sharing, amount owed to recruits, how much people can sell as individuals.
    6. Groups who are interested discuss areas of revenue available to them, and plan for putting them into action.
    7. Discover which Groups need to be concentrated on, and which need to turn into Departments. Start where there is agreement.
  3. Advanced web development (no revenue) – a-e must be developed before we “Open for business”.
    1. * Listing service: A basic Listing Service may have already been offered.
    2. * Tracking: A system to determine revenue due from each contribution.
    3. * Accounting: A system that tracks each members account.
    4. * Financing: A system for people to transfer money.
    5. * Website security: We need secure web pages and encryption.
    6. * Complete agreement on revenue sharing, amount owed to recruits, how much people can sell as individuals.
    7. Recruit translators and web language team.
  4. Open for business (revenue) - Listing service goes live
    1. * Contributors and web developers with completed projects begin earning residuals.
    2. * Recruiters begin earning residuals.
    3. * Deadline for Groups and Members wanting to be involved in Departmental development – first wave.
    4. Web developers concentrate on turning Groups into Departments.
  5. Departmental development, (no revenue) – first wave
    1. * Special groups begin department development team
    2. * Concentrate on Web Development, Accounting Department, Employment, Language, Legal, Registered Specialists, Sales and Purchasing, SEO,
  6. Departments  – first wave (revenue)
    1. Residuals begin for Departments  – first wave.
    2. Salaried positions open
    3. * Deadline for those wanting to be involved in Departmental development – second wave.
  7. Departmental development, (no revenue) – second wave
    1. * Special groups begin department development team
    2. Begin designing websites for members
  8. Departments  – second wave (revenue)
    1. Residuals begin for Departments – second wave.
    2. Salaried positions open

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