Have you noticed that businesses do not make their e-mail addresses easy to find on their Websites/blogs anymore? Most of them use embeddable contact forms. These forms are a great way to collect visitor information — such as email addresses and names — and keep potential spammers away.
Have you heard of Wufoo? If not, this article is perfect for you.
“Wufoo is an Internet application that helps anybody build amazing online forms. When you design a form with Wufoo, it automatically builds the database, backend and scripts needed to make collecting and understanding your data easy, fast and fun. Because we host everything, all you need is a browser, an Internet connection and a few minutes to build a form and start using it right away.”
With Wufoo, you can build all sorts of online forms, including contact forms, mailing lists, surveys, and much more.
How do you create a form with Wufoo?
Sign up for a new account and click the confirmation link that you will receive in your Inbox. Then, log into your account.
Click “New Form!” in your administration panel.
You will now be able to create an online form from scratch. Choose the fields you want to add and check the different settings. When you are done, click “Save Form.”
To embed the form on your Website or blog, click “Code” in your “Form Manager” panel.
Here is an example of Wufoo contact form on my Website:
NB: If you use the WordPress platform, you will have to install a plugin like WuPhooey