Why you should use forms
…and why not offering one might be a mistake.
Contact forms are everywhere, everybody uses them and you should, too. Here are some reasons that should convince you that a contact form is exactly what you need:
- Reduce spam: Your email address is not displayed anywhere, so you can protect your privacy and get less spam.
- Get more information: You ask for specific information, it’s likely that your customers will provide it!
- Capture only relevant data: Don’t invite people to provide information you don’t need, and make sure that all emails you get are consistent to help you stay organized.
- Use information for anything: Contact forms are processed by your server, and plug-ins allow you to do all sorts of things with the data sent by your visitors. Add them to a mailing list, or send them a product sample…