Want a rockin’ contact form? Here’s how…

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A good contact form can do so much more than get a prospect’s name and phone number.

Jill Anderson of Jill Lynn DesignIt can help determine if a client and project are a good fit—and reinforce your idealness for the job. On my contact page, I ask (and provide answer choices) for the following questions:

  • What is your immediate need?
  • What is your budget?
  • What is your deadline?
  • Give me the scoop on your design needs.
  • What’s your level of technical know-how?
  • Are you a graphic designer?

I also ask these open-ended questions:

  • Why are you reaching out now? In other words, what would happen if you did nothing at all?
  • Briefly describe your company.
  • How did you find me?
  • Anything else you’d like to share?

Rev up your contact form with my latest Marketing Mix post: 6 tips for a rockin’ contact form.

Contact forms are a fundamental part of practically every website. It’s not glamorous in terms of design work, but it’s definitely critical. For many companies, contact form designs are a primary way to convert a casual visitor into an engaged client.

Need some inspiration? Check out these 15 awesome contact form designs.


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