Providing a well designed and thought out Contact Page on your website will look professional and perhaps make people actually contact you. A properly designed contact page promotes the perception that your company is an organization which conducts itself in a professional manner.
We’ve gathered our ideas and thoughts, did a bit of some research, and have some helpful ideas to consider for your website’s ALL important contact page:
Provide Every Method of Contact. Complete mailing address, phone(s), fax, email, etc
At least 1 Email Link. A general correspondence email works well.
Embedded Google Map. Or at least a link to a map of your location.
Hours of Operation. Super important to your clients looking to get in touch.
Photo(s). Ideas: pics of your staff, pic of your building, pic of your outside signage, artsy logo pic.
Employees & Titles. You can list these complete with phones numbers and email address links.
Social Media. Links to the usuals. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.
Links to other Websites. Get them to link back to you for SEO benefits.
Call to Action. aka. Online Contact Form. Very important. More on that…
A simple call to action contact form provides an opportunity to make it easy for a visitor to contact you. It will also provide an opportunity for you to gather important data about your visitors with their permission. This information, which usually includes email addresses, areas of interest, and how they were referred, is invaluable for sales, marketing, and product development. Overall form should be short, succinct, and only ask the essentials. Once the user clicks the “Submit” button its best to send them to a “thank you for your submission” page.