Small business owners are busy, wouldn’t you agree? Are you looking to spend more time learning web programming and less time on your business? I didn’t think so. Unfortunately, small business owners often fall into the trap of dedicating their precious time to distracting tasks, like trying to create effective lead capture pages. Business owners most often waste valuable time trying a DIY approach because they simply don’t know what else to do. That changes now. Stop using online form … [Read more...]
Are Database Backups Critical to Your Lead Capture Process?
Typical contact form solutions work like this: a potential customer visits your website and makes their way to the contact page, they fill out the required contact form fields, and click to submit their information. The form then triggers your web server to take those completed form fields, wrap them up in an email message, and send that message to the email address you’ve specified. It might go to you, the owner of the company, or the person in sales and marketing. Where it goes specifically is … [Read more...]
Hosted Contact Forms for Business Websites. What are the Benefits?
The vast majority of business contact pages include a contact form of some type, allowing potential customers to easily communicate with your business. Contact forms can be custom coded or created by using a plugin for a popular CMS like WordPress. Either way, if the contact form resides on your web server, then it’s that server’s responsibility to process incoming contact form submissions—a critical task that needs to operate uninterrupted, lest the business be disrupted. The 43Leads lead … [Read more...]
Secure Contact Forms for Your Small Business
At one time or another, we’ve all submitted information over the internet to a business — usually through a web form. Perhaps you filled in your name, email address, physical address or phone number, or maybe even sensitive personal information like your Social Security Number, credit card number, or a password. It’s now industry standard for businesses requesting personal or sensitive information over the internet to secure the transfer of data through their website with a security … [Read more...]
The Benefits of Offering a Contact Form on Your Website
A contact form, while commonplace on most websites, is not a mandatory element for capturing leads or providing customers with a tool for communicating with your company. Some people prefer to list a phone number or an email address on the contact page of their website, instead of coding a contact form or paying for an online form builder. While there are a couple benefits to these approaches, like circumventing troublesome email blacklists, there are also several drawbacks. These are three … [Read more...]
We’re Adopting Google’s Latest Spam Prevention Technology for All Lead Capture Pages
We’re adopting Google’s latest reCAPTCHA technology to give 43Leads additional spam protection and to make it even easier for your customers to make contact. We’ve modularized the integration and it’s rolling out to all 43Leads forms as we speak. … [Read more...]
43Leads Now Available to the Public
43Leads, a solution previously only available by invitation, is now available to the public! To understand why it was previously only available to a select group of small business, you need to know a little bit about the history of 43Leads. 43Leads was developed by Modmacro, a web design and digital marketing company whose clients were experiencing the negative effects associated with email blacklisting. Many of the company’s small business clients are dependent on their websites’ contact … [Read more...]
Contact Form Fields for Small Businesses. Less is Always Better?
Our experience, coupled with click-through statistics and best practice, shows that businesses experience better results with contact forms when fewer form fields are used, at least in terms of getting visitors to complete the form. Many small business contact forms include just these basic form fields: … [Read more...]