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“The products were so accessible that anyone could use them. Aytekin realized that everyone needed an easy way to collect information in an organized and efficient manner, not just coders,” said Chad Reid, JotForm’s VP of Marketing and Communications. “That’s why we started marketing our tools to a wider audience.”
This software helps to create and managed HIPAA compliance data and forms. It can be integrated into G Suite and Dropbox.
Over the past 13 years, learning from others has also helped me to bootstrap my business, JotForm, into a company that serves 4.3 million users. But, I don’t care about speed, targets or racking up books like hunting trophies.
But to-do lists can be a misguided productivity tool. From the moment we have daily swim practice or a history paper due, we learn that time management means prioritizing what’s on our schedule. However, as the late Stephen Covey said, we need to schedule our priorities.
JotForm protects customer data through a 256 Bit SSL connection and RSA 2048 encryption is used for data storage and transmission. The software also features access controls to limit who can view form data.
Aytekin Tank holds the top spot as the most well-read contributor on e27. He has published three articles that are among the top-5 most read stories this year.
Customer feedback is valuable for your entire company — not just support or success teams — so don't let it collect dust in the corners of your inbox, support tickets, or individual notes.
At my company, JotForm, we often use healthy competition to stretch our skills and creativity. Hack weeks, for example, pit teams against each other as they work to solve tough problems. The friendly battle helps us to achieve our product release goals, while developing features that serve our customers in new and innovative ways.
Why do some marketers seem to generate significantly better results than others? It may seem like successful marketers are simply more skilled and motivated— but often, this is not the case. In reality, routines and habits are what separates best-in-class marketers from the rest of the pack.
Looking for a user friendly place for forms specific to your camp? JotForm summer camp registration forms aren’t just great for the initial gathering of information or for facilitating quick and easy payments. JotForm also makes it easy to share this data so your camp counselors have all the information they need when they need it.
Software tools and apps make it possible for freelancers to easily manage their workflow, finances, and time as well as connect with a wide range of other freelancers and potential clients. In this post, we’ll share our nine favorite software tools and apps for freelancers.
Picture a workplace where everyone follows rigorous to-do lists. Employees are told what to do, how long to spend on it, and in what order to tackle their projects. Then, picture a workplace where there are no to-do lists, no project deadlines, and no estimations of how long projects will take. Employees tackle work in the order they choose, when they feel like doing it. Which workplace do you think will be more successful?
This week HubSpot was added to JotForm’s list of partners because of its growing popularity and user demand. The integration is available for both products and for both their paid and free versions.
Yet, I’ve slowly grown my startup, JotForm, into a company with over 4.3 million users and 130 employees. I usually manage to squeeze in a daily workout as well. My point? Accomplishing our goals simply doesn’t require consistent motivation. We can achieve big things, even when we don’t feel like doing the day-to-day tasks.
Mastering new skills isn’t always fun. I’ve learned this lesson firsthand during the 12 years (and counting) I’ve spent building my company, JotForm. Many experiences have tested my resolve. I've often been frustrated with the product, and fed up with myself. But a commitment to growth and learning has enabled me to play the long game.
So start projects with a light touch and an open mind. I can vouch for this approach: JotForm started as a pressure-free side project, which meant I could test it as a fun hypothesis rather than a serious source of income.
At my company, JotForm, our employees work in small, cross-functional teams of five or six people. Each team includes a lead designer, who works closely with UI and CSS developers, full stack developers, plus UX specialists, data scientists and any other necessary functions.
It doesn’t matter if you’re well established or if you’re starting a summer camp for the first time, a great registration form can simultaneously improve your enrollment numbers and your staff’s efficiency.
When e-commerce websites decide between using their own payment form or integrating with services like PayPal and Venmo, they face that dilemma. It’s a difficult choice because no one wants to do the math. I did it, and yes, it’s messy.
Reading is one of my greatest pleasures. I read to explore new ideas and perspectives. Over the past 13 years, learning from others has also helped me to bootstrap my business, JotForm, into a company that serves 4.3 million users. But, I don’t care about speed, targets or racking up books like hunting trophies.
Adding online forms to your event planning toolkit can make life so much easier. With a strategic use of online forms, you can easily collect information, create schedules, register sponsors and participants, and much more.
Online forms are a tried and true means of collecting important data from parents and campers. By choosing a powerful online form builder that’s easy to use and built for summer camp registrations, you ensure that all of your campers’ personal data is compiled in a secure manner.
Egnyte integrates with JotForm, a popular online form building software, to transfer submitted form responses to your Egnyte folder seamlessly.
Camps can be a way to give special opportunities to the underprivileged, educate about important social issues, teach art and music, build leadership—the list goes on. Chances are good that a summer camp would align nicely with your mission.
At my company, JotForm, our employees work in small, cross-functional teams. Each group operates like an independent company. They make their own decisions and set their own deadlines.
Balancing a full-time job with the responsibilities of scaling my startup, JotForm, taught me a lot about myself.
JotForm is a B2B SaaS productivity tool that helps people, teams, and companies.
Best of all, JotForm’s PDF Editor is completely free. That’s right. There’s no cost to use it, and there never will be.
Once you send out your form, you’ll start receiving responses. JotForm makes it simple to manage responses by storing them all in your account. The admin dashboard shows form analytics and allows users to download submissions whenever they need.
Launching a new product is an exciting, adrenaline-filled time for entrepreneurs. Though a product launch varies in size and scope depending on the business, each one strives to create a splash, generate buzz and get people talking about the product at hand.
JotForm lets your clients complete their registration for sessions online! They have templates that you can customize or you can create your own. Clients can complete the forms and send them over to you completely online.
Since 2011, Tech in Asia has been on a mission to build the region's tech ecosystem.
Systems aren’t exactly a hot topic in startup circles, but they do work. Clear, repeatable routines have fueled my 12-year entrepreneurial journey. I'd be lost without those near-automatic steps, and I continue to refine my habits over time. They've helped me grow my company, JotForm, to 4.2 million users.
Advanced analytics can help a manufacturing company unearth opportunities to increase production yields. Even after years in business, when it seems all possible process improvements have been implemented, there is still room for improvement. This potential can be revealed through data collection.
"In 1983, the average employee spent 3.5 years with a company," said Steve Hartert, CMO of JotForm. "In 1998, that number rose to 3.6 years. In 2014, the average was 4.6. … The myths about millennials changing jobs every year isn't true. If anything, it's the opposite." Feel free to take that information to your next family holiday gathering.
JotForm has become the go-to solution for companies that take form creation seriously. The drag-and-drop form builder lets you create customized forms in minutes.
Another way to approach risk is with calculation. When I started JotForm in 2006, I kept my day job at a New York media company and worked on JotForm during the evenings and weekends.
As I’ve built my company, JotForm, I’ve learned that when we know how to balance work with restorative rest, our productivity can skyrocket -- and we might even catch more antelope.
No matter what kind of operating system or device someone is using, a PDF will load exactly the way its creator intended. It doesn’t matter if you send it to someone on the other side of the cubicle, the other side of the building, or even the other side of the world: PDFs are universally accepted.
I was working as a programmer for a New York-based media company and building my company, JotForm, on the side. I learned a lot about myself while juggling a full-time job and scaling a startup -- including how to battle my own procrastination demons.
JotForm has a lot of features that make it a great tool for creating registration forms. Some of those features include the option to have personalized confirmation notices sent to registrants without the need for a third-party add-on, the option to collect signatures in forms, and the option to collect payments directly through your forms.
Just a few months ago, Aytekin, the founder of Jotform, repurposed one of his popular Medium posts into a Twitter thread. He also promoted it with Twitter ads to see if he could increase the reach of his Twitter thread — and the engagement rate was as high as 20 percent!
Finally, with smart online forms, grocery stores can turn the data they collect into PDFs for distribution to colleagues and management. PDFs are easy to share, download and print.
Online form-building tools like JotForm enable anyone to drag and drop their way to a customized web form. You can (and probably should) digitize the following documents and more: Evaluation forms Feedback forms Application forms Time-off and reimbursement request forms Agreement forms
Every small business’ website should leverage the power of forms to connect with their visitors. Some example usages include contact forms, surveys, newsletter subscriptions, event registrations, payment forms, and job applications.
Many business experts and life-hackers swear by their morning routines. They believe these habits are key to continuous learning and developing the kind of self-discipline it takes to achieve success. While each leader's list varies a bit, more than a few tasks pop up again and again.
Prior to JotForm’s PDF Editor, users had to sift through the information collated in their online forms manually. Usually, copying and pasting each response into a Word Doc and arranging the data into a professional looking PDF document.
Calling it a public showcase of one’s dirty laundry, JotForm.com CMO Steve Hartert cites the example of how his company's decision to start a public forum for customer grievances helped them in the long run. “When JotForm founder Aytekin Tank launched our company in 2006, he made a decision that, to skeptics, fell somewhere between shooting yourself in the foot and letting customers pull the trigger.
JotForm PDF Editor takes the hassle out of creating and editing PDF documents. With this free tool, you’re able to easily turn collected online form data into PDFs. The PDF Editor has a variety of features, such as more than 100 templates to choose from, full customization, a simple interface, an autoresponder option, and more.
Emailing attachments back and forth with comments is not the way to go. This leads to a very clunky email chain where no one is completely in the loop. That’s where Workflow for JotForm comes in.
“Our priority is to always improve the product,” Tank says. At any given time, he estimates at least 70 people—including developers, data scientists, designers, and project managers—are engaged in product improvements.
Let’s circle back for a second, and answer this important question; ‘who’s JotForm?‘ If you haven’t already guessed, they’re a company specializing in the creation of beautiful online forms. They produce stunning, interactive content that doesn’t require you to do any coding! Plus, their software is pretty easy to use, so you’ll have your form live on the internet in just a few minutes- how cool’s that?
While most online PDF editors are all about editing a form you already have, very few tools give you the option to create a PDF form yourself, such as when you want to create a contract. Jotform is a fantastic free web app to create PDFs for common forms and documents from templates.
It’s tough to give feedback that people don’t want to run screaming from. And it can be even more challenging when it comes to giving feedback for creative work. On JotForm, our users use our online form builder to collect feedback, and a big part of that feedback involves creative input.
Below, we’ve put together six different types of JotForm online forms that will help you and your staff streamline things like registrations, payments, feedback, and more.
Even in our Turkish office, we hire employees who have English language proficiency. They still need to interact with partners and vendors who speak English, and also work with our San Francisco office. Plus, because most of our customers speak English, it's important they can review support requests written in English as well.
I started JotForm in 2006, and we’ve spent 12 years growing a single idea into a product that serves nearly 4 million people. I know we could chase side projects, but I think success comes from going deep, not broad. Our 110 employees are all dedicated to one product. We’ve never branched off.
With threaded comments in your JotForm workflows, everyone involved is updated when needed on the state of the workflow. The comments and decisions made by the last approvers are always right in front of you.
Now with JotForm PDF Editor, you can automate beautifully designed PDF documents that you can download, print or share with just a simple click of a button.
Agility matters. Your workflow should enable your team to adapt to changes on the spot. This is why Workflow for JotForm includes the ability to reassign an approval to another team member with the click of a button.
Jotform has launched a PDF Editor which does more than its name would suggest. It automatically turns data collected in a form into branded PDF documents with a design of your choice.
Quick background on the experiment, JotForm founder, Aytekin Tank, wanted to know if telling a brand’s authentic story would be successful across social media and other channels.
JotForm will help you to create engaging forms for subscribing. In contrast to other similar tools, its registration process is very simple and quick.
To really help the messaging standout, look at a tool like JotForm - the solution can draw data from online forms, adding customized elements to PDFs. This means employers can tailor signatures, greetings, and design elements, when disseminating marketing emails, in bulk, with little effort.
Today, I made a video that walks you through the features of JotForm from the perspective of a form creator and a form respondent. Take a look and see if JotForm could be the solution you need for your next course evaluation or permission slip form.
Vastly different than other PDF editors on the market, it comes jam-packed with the same benefits as the online form builder, such as drag-and-drop fields; customizations; options to print, share, and download; and the ability to create a fillable PDF.
For those who love the organization in every aspect of their life, JotForm PDF Editor brings an amazing opportunity for workflow organization. All the responses you receive for your online JotForm are converted into PDF formats automatically which are then saved in your JotForm account.
Steve Hartert has been in the internet marketing space since 1995 and has over 30 years of experience in marketing management. He is now the CMO at JotForm, an online forms platform.
Now for the first time it is easier than ever to create an automated workflow of creating and editing PDFs from user data – all of your PDFs can have a uniform, professional design – while being super easy to create (No technical skills required or coding).
JotForm is a service for making fillable online forms. You can use JotForm to create registration forms, course evaluation forms, permission slips, and more. And with JotForm's new integrated PDF editor submissions through your forms can be automatically turned into PDFs that you can print or email.
To alleviate this burden and free up valuable camp manager time, online form builder, JotForm, has a simple, feature-rich solution that will help camp managers easily collect and store camper information.
This new feature from JotForm can streamline paperwork in your school by making it easy to download, store, print, and share files. PDF Editor can be used by anyone regardless of their technical proficiency. You won’t have to dedicate time to mastering a new piece of technology.
JotForm’s PDF Editor is an appealing addition to the suite of forms-creation tools already offered by JotForm. It allows educators to build a PDF form from scratch or turn an existing form into an editable PDF.
JotForm online form software provider, today announced the release of “JotForm PDF Editor,” a product that makes it easy for anyone to turn online form response data into professional and polished PDFs.
As people fill out your JotForm forms, you need to do something with the data. Perhaps you need to print out invoices to include with your customers' orders or want a paper copy of registration form entries. JotForm's new PDF Editor is what you need to design a PDF template that turns each form entry into a detailed document.
The product, JotForm PDF Editor, addresses a major pain point. Many JotForm users wanted the information they collected turned into a presentable, document format. But doing so typically required them to copy and paste the information into a new document manually.
JotForm, a leading online form software,announced a new way to collect and manage data across large organizations. JotForm Enterprise provides increased submission limits, enhanced security, single sign-on, and phone support.
In this episode, you'll learn: How Aytekin validated his idea without doing any customer interviews. How he got this first 500 paying customers without doing any marketing. How he's bootstrapped a 7-figure and profitable business with no debt.
Creating forms is a task many small businesses have to carry out every now and then. JotForm takes much of the time, laboriousness and angst out of creating forms, as its form building software lets you create and publish online forms with ease and for free.
For example, our product, JotForm, is a system and is used by people in different ways and for different purposes. In order to fulfill our mission, we have to develop models that represent each user’s point of view.
"When summer ends, everyone is generally back from vacationing and we can put our heads down and build new features and products. The balance of the year is the home stretch for us," says Aytekin Tank, CEO of JotForm.
However, through JotForm Enterprise, businesses with specific needs can place all that data in a single umbrella account, which makes accessing any data simpler.
At my company JotForm, Clayton Christensen's Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice was literally required reading for our marketing, product, and user research teams this past year.
Over the last 12 years, I’ve slowly grown my company, JotForm, from a simple idea into a thriving business with 3.5 million users and over 100 employees. It has definitely been a marathon, not a sprint.
JotForm and Asana have figured out a way to optimize data collection for businesses through first, gathering data via online forms and second, creating actionable, trackable tasks from that data
Jotform can be as simple or as beautiful as you want it to be. Setting up a Jotform is quick, easy and straight-to-the-point.
I’ve always been a tinkerer. Before founding JotForm in 2006, I entertained a merry procession of side projects. Some related to my core competencies; others, I dived into just because they tickled my fancy.
Aytekin Tank is the founder of JotForm, which makes software for creating online forms. Writing on his company’s blog, he describes multi-item to-do lists as “a race to the bottom, except there is no bottom.”
This data sourced from the JotForm represents that the average conversion rate in countries such as Australia has the highest conversion ratio of 7.6% whereas the average conversion rate in France is the lowest with an industry average of 1.7%.Read MoreJuly, 2018
The problem with wearing busyness as a badge of honor, says Tank, is you often neglect “the big stuff.”Read MoreJuly, 2018
The entire process of making online forms and integrating it on different platforms is really easy and convenient. In simple terms, it’s just incredible using this form builder.
As a digital entrepreneur for the past 18 years, I’ve created dozens of websites and thousands of digital graphics. One aspect of website page building that I struggle with, however, is creating nice-looking online forms. I would rather not deal with all that programming and coding!
There was nothing difficult about it at all and in under a few minutes we created a fully functional form that is able to collect submissions straight away. But there is so much more to JotForm that I did not touch on, such as JotForm’s 100+ integrations with applications, using a template, importing a form etc.
JotForm is a powerful B2B (Business to Business) tool with 100+ integrations. JotForm is the first and the only full-featured form builder that is 100% mobile friendly. It allows users to create custom forms, offering over 7000 templates, form analytics, easy to use design options and more.
Leeyen Rogers is the VP of Marketing at JotForm, an online forms platform with over 3.6 million users worldwide.
When it comes to collecting leads, it’s all about casting a wide net and using tools that will get people to respond to you. One tool that’s underutilized, but extremely powerful is an online form. Online forms are great for lead generation because they’re simple to set up, fully customizable, and integrate with many third-party apps.
JotForm is the pioneer online form builder and here are all the reasons why it beats some of the most competitive designing software available online.
A great solution is to ensure your support team is using a powerful online form that’ll collect important customer information, then send responses right to the customer support’s inbox.Read MoreMay, 2018
JotForm is awesome for healthcare because they recently became HIPAA compliant- a data security measure that protects sensitive patient information. This means that hospitals, doctors offices and more can use these forms for their patients and they don't have to worry about patient's information being stolen.
This path led me to build JotForm in one of the most competitive industries around: online forms. Even Google Forms stepped into the ring, and remains one of our toughest competitors.
JotForm has over 3.5 million users, so 96 support interactions is a healthy number. The blue line shows our tally of unanswered questions. Overnight, we see the questions pile up while most of our team is sleeping. When they start working in the morning, the tally drops. Around 10, after users start working, the questions pick up.
When JotForm founder Aytekin Tank launched our company in 2006, he made a decision that, to skeptics, fell somewhere between shooting yourself in the foot and letting customers pull the trigger. He made the entire support forum public.
Filling out a form with a logical flow is often a preferred method of communication and saves customers time, rather than emailing back and forth or communicating through another method. That’s why it’s so important to nail the customer experience of an online form, whether a respondent is making a purchase, registering for an event, providing customer feedback, or communicating an issue with a product or service.
In today’s world, most patient data is documented and stored on paper forms. The thing is, paper forms are overused, overrated, and they don’t actually safeguard private information. A solution for this is to make the shift to HIPAA-compliant online forms. With HIPPA-compliant online forms, healthcare providers can collect patient data easily and be sure that the information is safe and most importantly, secure.
Here at JotForm, our key metric across the board is active users. New user acquisition efforts need to be balanced with a great customer experience so that we’re not only getting strong signup numbers, but they are becoming active, and converting into paid users.
With online form providers like JotForm offering HIPAA compliant webforms, it makes it possible to replace this outdated workflow with a solution that vastly improves patients’ experience with your organization.
Customers see products and companies not with buzzwords in mind, but for what job they can do. For example, I work at JotForm, an online form building platform. Customers do not typically come to us because they’re looking for a form-building tool. Instead, they may need a way for their customers to select their custom order online and pay for it. Or, someone may need a way to sell tickets online. Many products serve different purposes to different people, and it’s the product marketer’s job to gain insights about what those purposes are, and communicate the specific value to the person who would benefit from it.Read MoreMarch, 2018
Leeyen Rogers is vice president of marketing at JotForm (link is external), a web form builder tool. She points out that virtually every company that uses web forms strives to increase their conversion rates. “It’s very easy to create a form. The hard part is getting people to actually fill it out,” said Rogers. “We’ve found that even very subtle features make a world of difference.”Read MoreMarch, 2018
JotForm, an online form creation software with 3.3 million users, debuts JotForm Cards this month, a user-friendly style of online forms that can improve completion rates.
When you need to reach your customers for feedback, place a new order, or log project details, you probably turn to the easiest way to collect information: Forms. And the more flexibility your form tool allows, the better your experience—and your customer's. With today's launch of JotForm Cards, JotForm levels up their form tool in a big way, making it a delight to communicate with and learn about your customers—interacting with them the way a real person would.
Now, they’ve come up with an innovative product in their field of expertise. Yes, I’m talking innovation with respect to online forms. Introducing Jotform Cards. Who would’ve thought form filling could be a fun-interactive thing? Honestly, Jotform Cards has entirely changed the mindset that’s prevailed around form creation as well as form submission.
f you’re a blogger, you might want to find a tool that’ll help you collect information about your readers. If you’re a general gaming enthusiast, you might want to discover a tool that’ll collect data from your sources. Let’s face it – getting your hopes up for a new Xbox launch that isn’t backed by other sources is likely to end in tears. Whatever type of data you’re looking to find (or collect), I’m sure that JotForm’s latest feature will be right up your street!
JotForm Cards has a graphical user interface (GUI) incorporating swiping gestures. The product also offers corrective suggestions like shaking ‘no’ when a response is incomplete. Users can scan ahead between these card prompts that make up the forms. There’s even an interactive emoji slider.
JotForm, the fastest and easiest way to build online forms that deliver business value, announced JotForm Cards, which replaces lengthy forms with a singular card format designed to mimic face-to-face interaction. Using mobile-focused, individual questions, JotForm Cards make the form completion process easier, faster and more successful than previously possible.
The famous online form builder JotForm recently launched its new platform to ask questions from customers, employees etc. called JotForm Cards.
Getting your visitors to engage with a form is not an easy undertaking. Yet, forms are vital for your business. Consider using JotForm Cards. Let’s go ahead and take a look at this friendly way of asking together
So, if you are a website owner, or an online business owner, you need to have a user-friendly form on your website because your first interaction with your customers is when they fill out a form of some kind. This is why you need to make sure to make the best first impression!
JotForm Cards are designed to interact with respondents like a real person would. JotForm Cards are forms that aim to be motivational, friendly and easy compared to other types of forms. The end result is greatly improved response rates.
Emojis are quite powerful when building and responding to online forms. We found that when form creators switched from a classic form with no emojis, icons, or human characteristics to JotForm Cards with all of the above, JotForm Cards increased conversion 36% on average. Not too shabby, eh?
JotForm, a popular tool for creating online forms, today announced JotForm Cards, which replaces traditional web forms with a singular card format that greatly improves response rates. Using mobile-focused, individual questions, JotForm Cards make the form completion process fast and simple.
One of the fastest growing technologies in education is forms–to gather information, curate data, test students, and much more. There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.
You guys know we love reviewing new tools on the web that we can use to increase conversion and make our lives easier as marketers and web designers – well we are back again to review a product from a company that we have reviewed more than a few times, and that company is JotForm – who has truly been killing it with products and features!
JotForm and Asana have figured out a way to optimize data collection for businesses through first, gathering data via online forms and second, creating actionable, trackable tasks from that data
Applying conditional logic can ensure users aren't asked irrelevant questions. "For instance, if a form first asks for an age range, whatever that user answers, the subsequent questions should relate back to that," said Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at JotForm, a web form builder tool. "If someone says they're 30-years old, the questions shouldn't ask anything pertaining to a different age range."
Web forms are not inherently pretty. At their core, they are just boxes and letters; function over fashion. And for years, they have mostly been an afterthought to designers. What, however, would be the impact if online forms actually enhanced a site’s user experience (UX)?
Using custom online forms to connect with those audiences will help achieve those goals, as well as help you better manage those relationships. Online form builders like JotForm, for example, allow you to easily create customizable forms for a variety of business situations, and use pre-made templates across a handful of categories to get you started.
The partnership between Paymentwall, a global payments platform, and JotForm, the easiest online form builder, provides JotForm customers from over 190 countries a new and more convenient way to collect payments from any order, registration, donation, or membership form.
Leeyen Rogers, the VP of Marketing at JotForm, an online forms platform based in San Francisco says "remote employees must be screened appropriately prior to being extended an offer. References should be called and their experience needs to be verified. "
One thing I’ve learned to do with case studies I publish is including a CTA that leads to a “Request to be Featured” form. Any customer reading or viewing a case study of ours who wants to be included fills out our brief request form, greatly reducing the tedious process of hunting for willing customers.
Email and in-product personalization will become more standard. Companies will continue to broaden their personalization strategy and will move away from sending a large and diverse user base the same generic message. Trigger-based and action oriented messaging will continue to ramp up as companies seek to increase conversions through personalization.
If that doesn’t meet your needs, you might want to consider a third-party platform, such as the JotForm platform. With more than 2.5 million users and 200 million form submissions to their credit, JotForm is a very reliable solution for today’s digital marketer.
A new integration between JotForm, the easiest way to build online forms, and BlueSnap, a trusted payment processor, gives businesses a way to collect credit card payments online.
Do you need a way to collect payments, donations, or subscriptions online while simultaneously collecting detailed customer information? Then you’re looking for JotForm—an easy-to-use online form builder—paired with BlueSnap—a complete (and equally easy to use!) payment processing solution.
Using a customizable online form builder like Jotform is perfect for creating ultra-specific customer service experiences. For example, perhaps you need to know multiple things about a customer before you can help them? Form builders make it easy to collect and organize this information.
When I launched JotForm in 2006, we built our own public support system. During August 2017 alone, the forum had over 150,000 unique visitors. In this article, I’ll discuss how to create and manage this growth hack, and why it’s so valuable.
Online forms are essential for any business. Contact forms, registration forms, and surveys help us to connect with our customers. And when it comes to building your own form, it doesn’t get much easier than JotForm.
A “form” is any place on your website where visitors enter information into spaces called “fields.” The donation page always has a payment form. Your website likely has email list signup forms, contact forms, event signup forms, and others.
One of the biggest reasons JotForm users wanted to receive check payments is sheer cost. Even on the low end, it costs a merchant a 2.7% fee for every credit card payment they receive.
Jotform’s success with video doesn’t stop with how-to videos. They’ve had great success with Jotform Case Stories as well by focusing on the ways professionals in different industries have used Jotform to drive their own success. Integrating video marketing into their content strategy has given Jotform an edge against the competition.
“Communication is equally critical for the two-person company as it is for the 3,000-person corporation,” explains Chad Reid, Director of Communications at JotForm.
Organizations using JotForm may now opt to collect payments via electronic checks, an approach that many merchants migrated away from because of the risk of delayed funds and fees from checks returned for nonsufficient funds.
You won’t realize how helpful online forms are until you start using them—and there’s no better way to collect and manage important information than with JotForm.
Over the past year and a half, JotForm has adopted a much more robust video strategy, and it’s been great. What we’ve had the most success with is developing user case study videos.
From permissions slips to quizzes, the team at JotForm has updated their collaborative form builder tool to make sure you’re covered.
JotForm is a very dynamic company eager to innovate and that constantly brings new features to its users. In the spring of 2017, they launched JotForm 4.0, which was a reimagined version of their traditional form builder, allowing users to create forms using any device.
Effective communication between sales and marketing is imperative as the teams should help each other at a regular pace, not just when necessary. Updates should be frequent, and clear communication should be part of the culture of an effective sales-marketing partnership.
JotForm is the gold standard for creation of forms whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. It can be used to sign up volunteers, get feedback on events, enroll people into classes, ask for donations, or collect payments.
Chad Reid, director of communications for online form building platform JotForm, explains that, “In this day of automation, make sure your organization uses a software that can take information about a donor or member, and automatically distribute the information to spreadsheets, email marketing services, collaboration tools, CRMs and cloud storage softwares.”
Having a baby changes your life, and for Aytekin Tank, founder and CEO of the online form builder JotForm, launched in 2006, it also changed his company.
A power-up can combine the power of Trello with a form-creating tool called JotForm. With this awesomeness in your control, you can make beautiful forms without ever leaving Trello.
The JotForm Power-Up brings everything you love about building, sending, and filling out forms right to Trello. Now when a project requires getting customer input, you can do it all in JotForm without leaving Trello.
Remote offices and employees need to be actively managed from a different office. Small remote office do not work well in a silo. They need to be connected to the “mothership” and entire organization with structured expectations, meetings and check-ins, and every employee needs to produce accordingly.
JotForm recently announced, for example, an integration with First Data Payeezy, an online payment processor, that will allow anyone to accept payments and donations via an online forms.
Employees can either be emailed an online form to fill out on their own, or a company tablet can be used where everyone will submit their form by a certain date. Access to anonymously giving feedback can be important in situations where employees don’t feel comfortable speaking to HR, or if no official HR department is in place. After all, it is the company’s responsibility to provide a safe place for employees to work.
We decided to analyze data from Priceonomics customer JotForm, a company that helps vendors embed forms - including payment forms - on their websites. This data set tracks every time a potential customer loads a JotForm payment form and measures how often these potential customers submit payments (ie did they convert to purchase something).
Pricenomics and JotForm recently studied the impact of form fields on purchase conversion rates. Here’s what they discovered.
JotForm offers the easiest way to create, edit, and publish online forms. It was designed for the less technologically-inclined, so really anyone can build a custom, branded, and powerful online form without knowing how to code.
My company, JotForm, is no stranger to remote work. Many of our company’s developers and support staff perform their jobs from all corners of the globe. For many roles within the company, it’s actually advantageous
JotForm, whose technology allows Web developers to create online forms, announced an integration with First Data Corp.'s Payeezy e-commerce gateway to simplify payment acceptance for JotForm users.
San Francisco-based JotForm’s online form-building tool will be integrated with First Data's Payeezy, an e-commerce payment platform, creating a streamlined approach for merchants to accept payments and donations online.
“Attachment theory tells us that spending a lot of time and bonding with your infant during the first year of your child has long lasting effects, so don't rush to go back to work,” said Aytekin Tank, Founder and CEO of JotForm, an Online Form Builder.
We present at trade shows, and my top idea is to host a photobooth! People love taking photos, and a photobooth is a fun way to break the ice and network in a more casual way. The photos are also great for a business’ social media presence as it adds a lighthearted, human element.
In 10-15 years, I see content marketing as becoming much more dynamic. With advancing technologies, we should be able to dynamically alter sections of content, depending on the characteristics of the lead or customer. It will allow marketers to go beyond developing one-size-fits-all pieces of collateral and become much more adept at providing relevant information.Read MoreJuly, 2017
JotForm publishes support queries in our forum (unless a customer chooses to make the interaction private) so that other people who experience the same issue can get their questions answered sooner, as they can search the forum to find previously asked questions. So, it is easy to take a qualitative look at the experience our customers have with our support team.Read MoreJuly, 2017
“I use Google Calendar every single day, as my personal assistant and life organizer. I like knowing what I have going on every day of the week, preferably weeks ahead of time. I even create events for myself for tasks that I need to get done, blocked for the time that I should be doing them. This helps me stay on track and get a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day, and allows me to look forward to the days ahead (as both necessary and fun activities are on the same calendar)." Leeyen Rogers, VP of Marketing
JotForm is an online form service used to generate leads, distribute surveys, collect payments and more.
For a long time now, we’ve recommended JotForm as a tool for creating powerful forms easily. While embedding a JotForm in Zoey’s Visual Design Editor was always relatively simple, we like to make things even easier, and we’re pleased to announce a JotForm block within the drag-and-drop editor.
We receive JotForm intake forms, and Stripe is integrated for the payment. That’s my little nest of tools for consultations, which has been a huge departure from how I was doing things before.
Stop creating forms and documents from scratch. Instead, let the online form-builder JotForm handle that for you.
Creating original content to help draw links back to your site is a proven method to remain competitive at relative value. As Chad Reid of JotForm describes, “Since SEO is resource-intensive, a better strategy is dedicating time to crafting great site content, not necessarily an army of backlinks.”
It’s not unusual to be buried in email and burdened with administrative tasks that have not yet been automated. No one wants to waste time doing mundane tasks that can be streamlined and made more efficient with the help of an online form building tool. Implementing online forms into your company’s workflow can free up precious time for more strategic tasks that go beyond data collection.
JotForm allows anyone — with or without coding knowledge — to create online forms. Perfect for registration forms, surveys, job application forms, order forms, general contact forms, and lead generation forms. A small business can run their entire company on JotForm, and for free!
One of my favorite perks at JotForm is that we go out to a restaurant of our choosing for a team lunch once a week. I’ve heard of catered lunches before, but it’s really nice to get out of the office, explore San Francisco a little, and find a new restaurant.
The marketing team at JotForm has found that video is a pivotal communication channel. Our YouTube videos have collectively been viewed over a million times, and we’ve always included them on help guides or blogs.
Computers, ergonomic chairs and equipment, funding. These are things all businesses need in 2017, but they aren't the only things. JotForm's Aytekin Tank identifies 5 must-haves for every start-up.
Companies like JotForm allow your clients to add payment fields, export data to spreadsheets, and integrate with CRMs, email marketing systems, and cloud storage.
For all the talk of analyzing a website for key performance indicators and making changes based on the findings, altering even a single website element can be quite difficult for companies where requested changes - even those that are timely - are queued only to lose their effectiveness once they are made. Website Magazine caught up with online form builder JotForm to get insights into how to speed up the website change process for greater revenue opportunities.
Video is definitely one of our favoured channels for marketing. It allows us to deliver our message in a unique way that is both visual and informative for our audience. Unlike static graphics and text, people seem to be drawn to videos and more likely to stick around to hear what you have to say. That's something we've definitely found to be true for our video campaigns.
“Before you [create your survey], make sure your survey tool integrates with, or already provides, an easy way to analyze the data,” says Reid. “I like having my data sorted in spreadsheets. So I choose to have my surveys automatically populate a spreadsheet in Google Sheets so I can sort through everything as the responses come in.”
The next generation of donors wants to buy a charity event ticket or contribute $20 to a friend’s triathlon fundraising with a click of a button on mobile. Online forms software JotForm allows companies to create mobile-friendly and custom designed donation forms.
The three [metrics] we think are most important at JotForm are revenue, signup growth, and churn. If those three metrics are doing well, your company should be in really great shape.
The integration allows U.S. businesses to process payments through JotForm’s custom payment forms. By choosing PayJunction, businesses benefit from ethical, transparent billing along with streamlined payment processing.
In this interview, Leeyen Rogers, VP of Marketing for JotForm, discusses how to include virality in your product, implement a growth framework for sustainable traction, and scale a product's user base using engineering for marketing.
One of the best apps you can use on your website in terms of data is JotForm. It allows you to build forms and embed them to your website.
In 10-15 years, I see content marketing as becoming much more dynamic. With advancing technologies, we should be able to dynamically alter sections of content, depending on the characteristics of the lead or customer. It will allow marketers to go beyond developing one-size-fits-all pieces of collateral and become much more adept at providing relevant information.
Forms can be complicated. We’re looking for what users want and how to uncomplicate those features. Our newest version is lightyears ahead of what anyone else is doing in terms of functionality. It makes form building fun.
At JotForm, we primarily look at last-touch data: where did the user sign up from? It could be organic, AdWords, social, referring websites, in-product, etc. From that source, we also look at the quality of those signups, which for us means the rates that they became active users and the rates that they became paid users.
As a marketer, I’ve used the JotForm form builder for many years. Most of my clients use it, too. If you’re unfamiliar with the software, you can use the JotForm builder to design and host highly engaging webforms.
JotForm is great for open house forms, testimonial requests, listing data sheets, buyer preference forms, new customer data and just about everything that requires the capture of customer information.
With the updated JotForm 4.0 platform, users have the ability to build forms any time and anywhere using a smartphone or tablet, with no coding required.
n February, I interviewed candidates for the first sales position at my company, JotForm. I have never been a salesperson, and I have never worked with one before. I may as well have been recruiting nuclear scientists, interpretive dancers or blacksmiths.
A key component to our video marketing strategy focuses on letting users in key segments tell their story about how they use our software. They can do the heavy lifting and tell the story far better than we ever could.
I use free alert services for everything. Any news about trending topics, my company JotForm, me (or people with my name), our competitors, my company’s CEO, and anything related to our industry gets sent to my inbox every day.
Messaging should be personalized depending on your customer’s behaviors or profile. On a basic level, if a customer is actively using a feature, they can be excluded from any on-boarding messaging specific to that feature. Instead, use trigger-based and personalized messaging for their specific needs.
Knowing what makes for an engaged user versus a user who is likely to downgrade or churn is important in developing strategies to increase engagement and reduce churn. Creating a user profile of someone who is likely to upgrade from free is especially important for SaaS products that have a free or free trial option.
Chad Reid, of JotForm, an online form developer, suggests that creating content, meant to draw links back to your website, has the best bang-for-your-buck of any one particular SEO effort.
JotForm has already created a buzz in the marketplace with its innovative features, and JotForm 4, its redesigned version, comes in like a feather in the cap. This improved form builder has several positive aspects, including offline functionality and enhanced collaboration.
Great project managers are great communicators with high emotional intelligence, according to Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at JotForm. "They are efficient in their communications—they say a lot in few words, and are clear and concise," Rogers said. "They do not need to hold 30 minute meetings when they could communicate the same thing with a well thought-out email."
Getting their feedback in a more impersonal, anonymous way might unlock some important feedback and insights. This JotForm Applet will make sure you know as soon as someone’s responded.
With survey tools like JotForm making it so easy for you to get started, what do you have to lose? In less than an hour, you can have a win/win survey ready to go: giving customers a chance to be heard, and helping you to collect the social proof you need.
Teams within the team were propelled forward with vigorous hack weeks, which brought out the most creative and winning ideas. Last but not least, we ensured that hiccups were kept to a minimum by employing a great deal of testing, launching a beta version, and monitoring every individual piece of the product for potential problems.
As vice president of marketing for San Francisco-based tech company JotForm, Leeyen Rogers travels a lot for business meetings and to visit family in her hometown of Boston.
Hiring is hard, but hiring for startups can be even harder. As a young company with limited cash flow, hiring the wrong employee can potentially break your startup. Therefore, you have to be very careful with your decisions and do your best to hire top talent.
A few days ago, their new version 4.0 launched, and the builder now included amazing new features we think your marketing and web staff will love!
New Form Designer. JotForm 4.0 has an improved design and user interface to make it easy to build custom forms. Read more at http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/jotform-review#59rjAp5wrbw49A7k.99
Sign up for free. JotForm 4.0 is going to change the way you build forms. No longer are you limited by your location, device or internet connection. Build forms anywhere, anytime without coding experience.
I spoke with Aytekin Tank, CEO and founder of JotForm, an online service that lets you publish forms of any type. We spoke about his views on cross-functional teams and how they drive better business performance.
We built JotForm 4.0, the first fully functional online form builder that works on any device, including desktop, smartphone, and tablet. Here are the four biggest lessons we learned along the way.
The latest version is even easier to use, more intuitive, and has new features, such as the ability to create forms on mobile devices.
JotForm is an online form building service and it’s recently undergone an update. The new UI is easier to use, comes with some new features, and has a ton of performance tweaks under the hood.
JotForm just shipped the latest version of their online form-builder this week and the improvements around mobile editing, offline access and collaboration are pretty darn impressive.
JotForm 3.0 was a great solution, but the latest release has gone even further to provide non-technical users with intuitive tools to build forms of any complexity.
Noupe readers know that we really do love JotForm over here. Up until today we thought we couldn’t expect more but JotForm surprised us one more time. With JotForm 4 they are revolutionizing form design again.
18 months of user testing led JotForm to an improved version of their online form builder with new features like mobile capability, real-time collaboration, offline editing, and a beautiful, friendly interface.
With the latest version of JotForm, users of the popular form building software can now create online forms from any mobile device or tablet.
Also with JotForm 4.0, users have faster access to popular features, like payment integrations and widgets. And with fewer steps required to implement conditional logic on forms, create autoresponder emails for when someone submits a form, add additional pages to a form, and to add custom designs, users will be able to build forms in less time.
With the ability to create forms anywhere, anytime, JotForm users are no longer restrained to editing forms from their web-connected computers.
The San Diego LGBT Pride Parade uses JotForm to collect registration information on parade participants and entertainers, as well as a myriad of other use cases. Whereas the organization previously collected information by paper, Lopez says registrations increased by six times once the organization began using JotForm.
In the company’s first major update since 2010, JotForm 4.0 now offers the first fully functional online form builder that works on a mobile device.
Jotform has unveiled a new version of its popular online form building solution and it brings with it a way to create online forms using a mobile device.
JotForm’s design capabilities allow you to create beautiful forms by choosing color schemes and fonts, and uploading images and logos. JotForm offers over 100 integrations with business tools including Salesforce, Dropbox, PayPal, Stripe, Excel, and more. Now they are releasing JotForm 4.0, which is a completely new version of JotForm: the Easiest Form Builder.
My wife and I ended up choosing JotForm. When setting out to find the right service, we had a couple of constraints in mind. First, we wanted it to be free. Second, the form needed to be able to support conditional logic, e.g., the ability to show specific fields based on the name input by the guest. This was crucial for us, as we wanted to be able to tailor the RSVP form for those guests with and without plus ones. And finally, we needed to be able to output the form submissions to Google Drive since my wife and I maintained our master guest list as a Google doc spreadsheet. JotForm meets all of these requirements (and offers a nice user experience to boot!).Read MoreJanuary, 2017
It’s important for human resources to act quickly, collect information easily, and have important information readily accessible. Online forms are the best way to do just that. Let’s explore the six online forms that effective human resource professionals have at their fingertips.Read MoreJanuary, 2017
Exhibiting your company at a trade show can be an expensive experience. With the investment required, it’s important to take advantage of every opportunity to reach new customers, collect leads and drive brand awareness
Instead of working on random projects, I chose to focus on clients who were related to my form builder product. Essentially, I was getting paid to also do research for JotForm.
JotForm has tips on all forms of customer communication and delivers it in a clear, concise format.
Pulled off with flying colors, trade shows are an incredible opportunity to introduce relevant audiences to your product. How do you successfully achieve it? Well in short, you want to successfully deliver the message that your product will be the solution to a customer’s problem, or that they didn’t even know that they needed.
This applet will create a Trello card or Slack message when a new entry is made in the online form service JotForm. You can use JotForm for lead collection forms, application forms, or general inquiry.
JotForm is a simple way to build and publish online forms, quickly.
At our company, we create all of our online forms using JotForm.com and integrate the form’s data with our CRM system. So anytime anyone fills out a form on our website, the following automatic workflow is triggered.
People love taking photos, and a photobooth is a fun way to break the ice and network in a more casual way. The photos are also great for a business’ social media presence as it adds a lighthearted, human element.
Want to browse templates for HR online forms? Check out JotForm's gallery of human resource form templates.
I always ask 'what is the worst case scenario?' If that scenario is something I cannot live with I do not take that risk.
That's why we're actively recommending alternative options inside our existing product portfolio, as well as some of our API partners, like JotForm.
Often, a Millennial job search involves checking the company's online platform or website, reading media news releases, see its ratings and befriend an employee through networking sites to really get the feeling of how is it working there, says Leeyen Rogers, JotForm vice president of marketing in San Francisco
The first step to gathering leads through your website is to set up a web form. This can be a ‘Contact us’ form, a Request for a demo or to capture your visitors details before they download an eBook or resource.
JotForm's founder and CEO created the easiest online form builder, has grown his company to millions of users and powers forms around the world.
Online admission forms can keep an admissions team organized and efficient, as well as reduce stress when waves of applications come pouring in all at once.
Don’t worry, it’s not a lost cause. Below are cost-free ways to get the attention of local, national, and even international writers. Consider this your guide to getting your small business covered in the press.
She mentioned JotForm Inc. as one such company that offers multiple third-party widgets and a menu of payment processors. "We can have the most user-friendly form with the lowest fees for payment processing," she said.
With an online form builder like JotForm, HR professionals can easily create more comprehensive application forms by using logical flow to help their companies cut through the clutter.
Do you want a short survey form, contact form or an event registration form? Everything you will get with this tool. That’s why it is a favorite of many entrepreneurs. You can either have a standalone form or an embedded one on your website for email list building. You can also receive feedback from these forms. Easy to use and setup, you can integrate it with your CRM software and get the process automated.
Although no one (except maybe those of us who work at JotForm) finds joy in filling out forms, try to make the process as painless as possible.
JotForm is the first online form builder to offer direct integration with Square. The online form builder from JotForm allows users to easily create donation forms, order forms and registration forms without programming skills.
When you manage a company, the buck ultimately stops with you. Early on, I understood the ultimate cost of hiring the wrong candidate, not only in dollars but also in time and value to my company. No one wants to needlessly throw away money, and certainly no one has an abundance of time they can afford to waste.
Tank says he involves himself in every hiring decision at JotForm. Google's CEO and cofounder Larry Page famously approves or rejects every one of the company's hires, too. Should your organization follow suit?
Popular online form building software, JotForm, now offers a Square integration as a way to collect payment through online forms.
Job applications are tedious enough as it is, so make sure that your company's forms are among the better ones. Cut the fat by employing conditional logic, which allows you to configure your form to show or hide form fields (or sections or pages) based on previous user selections.
Written assignments shouldn’t hinge on dozens of functioning printers. It’s easier than ever to accept attached documents to online forms.Read MoreAugust, 2016
As long as you’re able to drag and drop form fields with your mouse, then you can create online forms using JotForm.
Most people aren’t aware how easy it is to send legally binding signatures through online forms.
[S]avvy JotForm users have found that it solves a myriad of operational needs that stretch far beyond contact forms.
JotForm is a tool that allows you to create your own payment form, host it on your web page and collect the submission data – and it’s now integrated with 2Checkout!
Today, in the age of the customer, companies need to provide exceptional customer support.
I work for JotForm, a popular online form building platform, and below are a few of the popular ways that we’ve noticed educators are utilizing online forms.Read MoreMay, 2016
Otherwise, consider using a clean, simple contact form to field inquiries. This doubles as a great way for you to learn about what your visitors are looking for and provides you with a way to track customer interactions.Read MoreMay, 2016
Using an online form building tool that includes esignature capabilities lets you collect legally-binding signatures without printing a single sheet of paper.
Jotform - Easily access your form entries and keep tabs on new submissions
One of the habits that has served me well over the years is taking long walks [during] lunch with an employee every day. I find that talking in the same direction together connects people.
Most people don't give their Web forms much credit or blame for their overall conversion rates, and that's a problem. The good news? Making a killer Web form just takes some know-how.
Dasheroo made a very relaxed list created by JotForm‘s own Chad Reid, Lazy Marketers: Here are Your New Tools. Thanks to Chad for putting us alongside some other great tools to help ease the workload like Help a Reporter Out (Haro) and Buffer!
JotForm - Popular online form builder with over 8,000 form templates to choose from.
There are some design principles so deeply rooted in human psychology that you may not even know they’re there. I call them phantom guides.
With a few clicks Weebly users can add JotForm forms to their websites directly. Once the JotForm app is added, users can gain access to a range of customization and integration options.
One of the best traits of a good boss is to be able to build excitement among employees about the things they are working on. Every employee should know why we are doing the things we are doing, and should feel excited about it. - See more at: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7787-better-boss-advice.html#sthash.ZQ5jBKve.dpuf
You can also minimize confusion by making sure you only have one call-to-action. This will help direct readers to your main goal, whether that's getting them to make a purchase, register for an event, or anything else," said Marina Lau, Senior Marketing Manager, JotForm.
“The rental industry is out of control and living expenses are a serious concern if you don't already have a job or cannot land one soon,” says Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at JotForm, an online form building platform in San Francisco.
Using Dwolla with JotForm allows for easy collection of payments via the ACH network. Use the integration to collect a payment right from your online form—great for order forms, payments for clubs or donations—all with no fee per transaction.
One problem ecommerce brands may run into is when customers are disappointed to discover a product they wanted to purchase is no longer available. If this happens you can go above and beyond by recommending a similar product to your users, even if its offered by another company.
Indeed, focusing on the customer relationship is essential, adds Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at JotForm, which offers digital form-building tools. Founded in 2006, one of the lessons that the company learned was the importance of growing with its customers, Rogers says. Understanding what customers are looking for helps determine how quickly the company needs to move in adding new features or channels to its user experience.
Whatever your strategy is for this year, make sure you're staying ahead of trends and taking the time to promote your content once it's written.
With the challenges of an already saturated and oftentimes frustrating job market, there are some serious horror stories out there on both sides of the interview desk.
The most successful [press release] in my opinion was one we did shortly after one of our competitors announced they were closing and we offered a tool for their users to migrate to our product.
An online master’s student at Purdue and director of communications at JotForm, Chad Reid, informs us that while routines are essential for success when taking courses at home, you also need to make sure you have a routine outside of class.
Online forms can be clunky and uninspiring to use, plus companies seeking to build them often had to outsource the work. For users seeking to make forms on the fly, JotForm’s online form creation tool is a simple yet intuitive, drag-and-drop style interface.
When entrepreneurs are launching their startups, they have to think about the kind of company culture they want to build. What tips do you have to help these new business leaders create the right cultures at their startups?
Its simple drag-and-drop interface along with conveniently sortable submission data allows you to create forms and analyze data without writing a single line of code.
Success is really about feeling fulfillment in whatever you pursue.
If you or your company has a website, you probably need several online forms. Contact forms, payment forms, lead collection forms, registration forms…they can all be created, distributed, and organized through JotForm’s simple and easy to use dashboard.
In trying to find an easier solution, JotForm was born. Founded in 2006, JotForm was the first WYSIWYG form builder, enabling users with no technical expertise to build their own online surveys, applications, contact forms, order forms, event registrations and more; plus the ability to organize and store all of the collected information in the cloud.
Whether you’re using online forms to collect leads, survey responses, or RSVPs for an upcoming event, JotForm makes it easy to build your VerticalResponse email lists.
"I'd put my money on the agreement getting tossed by the European courts," JotForm's Tank told TechNewsWorld. "The first agreement was tossed because the EU didn't trust European personal data with the U.S. government. This new agreement is no different," he noted.
Teach a CEO had the opportunity to hear from JotForm CEO and Founder Aytekin Tank on why custom forms can help tremendously in the world of business.
Aytekin Tank, chief executive officer of San Francisco-based JotForm, which provides online form templates, said Feb. 2 that it was “not entirely clear” if the Privacy Shield would be “accepted by all EU countries,” and “we believe that the permanent solution for U.S. companies is to keep user data in Europe.”
"We’ve decided we’re going to continue keeping our EU user data in Europe," said Aytekin Tank, CEO of San Francisco-based JotForm Inc. The Safe Harbor agreement allowed U.S. companies to store European data in its U.S. datacenters.
Although you probably don’t give your forms very much blame or credit for conversion rates, you should. Because making effective forms can be the difference between your business raking in loads of new business, or stopping prospects all together.
Several years ago, there was a big push for brands to produce as much content as they possibly could, regardless of whether it was good. The idea was that the more recent content you published, the higher search engines would rank you. While it's still true that frequent publishers enjoy better search results, the quality of the content matters more now.
“We realized that what Europe wants is for companies to store their data in Europe and never transfer to the U.S.,” said Aytekin Tank, the chief executive of form-building platform JotForm. The company is offering Europeans the option of localized data storage.
You need to go into A/B testing with a plan. You should give it some time and don’t rush things too much. At JotForm while we were redesigning our Publish Wizard we followed a guideline with few simple steps.
Good listening is not just being silent. Good listening involves asking thoughtful questions, being patient and having a positive attitude.
Before scaling your business, first try to remedy any glaring issues and problems that many users are experiencing. Marketing can help drive all the traffic in the world, but users won't stick around if the product is frustrating or confusing to work with.
Selecting the best candidate for a position means turning down dozens of other applicants that you interviewed or spoke to about the job.
Aytekin Tank (@aytekintank), founder and CEO of online form building company JotForm (@JotForm), organizes tasks based on priority and level of progress with Trello.
So when it’s all said and done, the proper mindset is to not wait until you have the proper mindset. Just put one foot in front of the other until it becomes natural. In so doing, you may just find yourself reaching heights that once seemed unattainable.
Pinterest boasts a whopping 100 million active users. And these users are a marketer’s dream: active, loyal, and with disposable income that they want to spend (41% have a household income of $50,000 or more).
If you’re an ecommerce company, enable Rich Pins, which display relevant product information like price and whether the item is in stock. This is important since it gives users added convenience of quickly scannable information, and it minimizes the aggravation that can occur when a user clicks to the item only to find out that it is unavailable. Rich Pins offer a feature that alerts anyone who pins the item from a Rich Pin enabled e-commerce website when the price changes or an item comes back in stock. This increases conversions and brand awareness.
It may sound unorthodox, but one of the best tools we have at JotForm is our company Medium account. We encourage every staff member to share stories about their areas of expertise, and it introduces a lot of new users to our brand.
We did a study at JotForm to measure the impact of images on our users’ online forms — and what we found was significant. Our users who had images on their forms had an 80 percent increase in conversions.
If you would like to recruit them yourself, you can use JotForm or a dedicated tool like ethn.io to create a screener survey in order to find them right on your website and manage a group testers manually.
Marketers will look to reach users using in-app notifications, push notifications and email in 2016 in order to get them to ‘complete desired actions’, while mobile app advertising platform has shown how geo-fencing and geo-targeting can be used to increase installation of location-specific apps.”
Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing JotForm, which offers online form-builder tools and has a social recognition program, says recruiters should toot the horn of companies that promote social recognition. “People want to be part of a supportive team and network,” she says. And they will “gravitate toward these organizations who care about giving credit where credit is due.”
The best telecommuters overcompensate for the fact that they’re working remotely,” says Chad Reid, director of communications at JotForm.
In this article, we will primarily be focusing on the new ways of discovering apps and how marketers can leverage this information to acquire more users.
Mobile apps will instead be promoted through social media Instagram in particular. According to online form builder JotForm’s Vice-President of Marketing Leeyen Rogers this is because Instagram is mostly used on mobile devices, making it ideal for getting people to download an app.
Marketing is about to go heavy-handed in a way that we have not seen before.
Remember, not retaining a new employee means starting all over with sourcing, resumes, scheduling interviews, etc. Here are five strategies for correctly onboarding a new team member.
Leeyen Rogers, age 25, decided to stop drinking soda for health reasons. Instead, she drinks tea to stay hydrated during her busy workweeks as VP of marketing at JotForm in San Francisco.
[JotForm] is a personal favorite for creating forms (contact, survey, RSVP, etc.) when I am down on time.
JotForm is the easiest online form builder where you can create custom forms in minutes. It’s also completely free to try. If you make effective use of online forms, you can free up valuable time that you can spend on running your business instead of menial data entry.
In anticipation of Pinterest making its Promoted Pins readily available to more retailers, we evaluate and analyze the social strategies of Bloomingdales, JotForm, and BobVila.
JotForm -- I periodically unleash my inner geek on this form-designing site - like Survey Monkey but with more bells and whistles, and fewer sneaky charges - and we now use it for peripheral i-escape activities, such as inviting new hotel recommendations for our collection.
Mobile apps in 2016 will be targeted more frequently through Instagram. Why? Because Instagram is used on mobile, not typically desktop, which makes it an ideal platform to get people to download your app. All it takes is a simple “download” or “get the app” button.
It’s not fun to sort through old resumes, so it’s better to have them organized with the job description they will best qualify for in the future.
In this interview, Aytekin Tank CEO and Founder of JotForm reveals how he got to the point where he could work on his business instead of in it, and how that has restored his work-life balance.
While consumers are less willing to receive promotional text messages from businesses, providing a discount to customers will increase their willingness to share their phone number in order to receive promotional text messages in the future.
JotForm director of communications Chad Reid notes that consumers tend to let health scares blow over with time.
JotForm is an online form building tool that empowers anyone to create custom forms for all of their business needs, including payment forms, lead collection forms, contact forms, registration forms and more.
We test emails to maximize our conversion rates and deliver the best returns on our emails. For example, we launch a sale on yearly plans once a year. We send out several emails about the sale, and we test each one by sending 2 or more versions of the same email to a small sample size.
My 2016 marketing goals include diving head first into optimization. Everything from AdWords to social media to our website- we're going to focus on increasing our conversion rates across the board.
One of the most important aspects of increasing conversions is optimizing your site’s online forms. It doesn’t matter how great the rest of your website is, if your form confuses or annoys people, you’re going to lose major opportunities.
"Jobs that don't offer advancement or a challenge are going to have a hard time attracting and retaining a younger workforce."-Chad Reid, a millennial and the director of communications at JotForm, an online form builder."
Hootsuite offers a single stream from which you can manage your company’s Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Twitter with ease. You’re able to manage, update posts, and engage with customers via Hootsuite.
"Chad Reid, who is Director of Communications at JotForm, said that businesses must spend more time on the promotion of their already released articles:"
Gone are the days of looking for information in a file cabinet or having to manually enter it into a database. Online forms do all the work for you.
“You may not physically be out in the field rescuing animals and feeding them, but you may help facilitate that by creating a platform that allows these interactions and adoptions,” explains Leeyen Rogers VP of Marketing for JotForm. Even though you may be working at a desk or coding at home, your efforts expand far beyond your office walls.
There are two types of people in the world: those that attempt to make New Year’s resolutions and those that don’t even bother to try. As cliché as it is, the new year can be a new beginning and a fresh start, but only if you want it to be.
What was different about this feature release versus our previous was that Safe Harbor follow-up articles were being written every single day (and still are). We felt like it was an opportunity to pitch this for weeks beyond the initial release.
If you highlight skills and accomplishments that are now considered givens, it may signal to hirers that you haven’t made an effort to learn new things.
Chad Reid, director of communications at JotForm, says OneNote came preinstalled on his Windows Phone, he "really loved the feel of it and started using it regularly — from grocery shopping to remembering names."
Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at JotForm, an online business form builder based in San Francisco, has her own ideas on what new year's financial resolutions work for her. "I love to track my spending and investments with financial apps," Roger says. "I use them to to increase savings, which I view as achievable."
Integrating payment provider Braintree with your JotForm forms is now as simple as a couple clicks. The combination of the two can turn any existing website into a powerful online shop without needing to migrate to an expensive e-commerce platform.
My company recently launched an innovative feature that we knew was newsworthy, so we wanted to spend some real time making sure it happened. Our software company was the first company to develop a solution in response to the European court ruling that Safe Harbor — a provision that enabled US companies to comply with European data privacy laws — was no longer valid.
Jotform’s form templates cover more than 7000 use cases. From a simple contact form to a product order with Paypal payment or even an online booking form, this form builder is charged.
The way mine has risen so high has really just been being financially literate and proactive. I check my expenditures every single day, pay off my credit cards every month and automate payments for everything else in my life so I never miss a payment."
Chad Reid, director of communications at JotForm, sees this phenomenon in his area all the time, and it absolutely blows his mind, he says.
"After all, executives are the face of the company and should represent their company’s voice,” said Fisher. “Even if it’s on their personal social media platforms
As it turns out, there’s a WordPress plugin which allows you to readily add any form built with JotForm to your site.
We’re experiencing the golden age of photography web forms. I bet you haven’t read that sentence before. But it’s true!
“Some companies really overspend on office space, but it’s one of the best ways to save money during rough times,” according to Chad Reid, director of communications for JotForm, a company that caters to small businesses.
Aytekin Tank , founder of the form - service JotForm wanted to play it safe . And this number is currently safe in simply omit the data transfer to the US as a whole." (German)
The first step will be to create your form in JotForm. I made a simple test form just asking for First Name, Last Name, and Email, but you can get creative!
Social media is always expressing how important the now is. With the new year around the corner, companies need to be in the now."
You’re able to improve your business, products, and hopefully you’re overall customer experience. To do that, one must have an easy to answer “Contact Us” page to receive a real feedback."
Jobs that don't offer advancement or a challenge are going to have a hard time attracting and retaining a younger workforce. Maybe it's the instant-gratification generation. I'm not sure.
We at JotForm predict that further discourse and legal motions will fall short in allowing the free flow of European personal information to US servers. We don't think companies will be able to add an item to their terms of service, notify their users, and go back to transferring data as they did before. US companies will have to honor the stricter privacy standards of their European users by storing the data exclusively in Europe.
Because JotForm is a generic tool with a very varied user base of 1.8 million, it is important for us to target different market segments as well as appeal to them all.
In fact, there are many simple and focusing on the fixed Internet initiative to create online forms , such as a small business issues . So much so that Google's in the market , including Google Wufoo form Jotform , players can be counted as TYPEFORM and 123contactform ." (Turkish)
We want to ensure data security for our European customers,” said JotForm’s founder & CEO Aytekin Tank.
On my 29th birthday, I accepted the job that I currently have, working in marketing and communications for JotForm, a popular tool to help users create online forms.
Chad Reid, director of communications at JotForm, says it perfectly: “No one you meet at a networking event is going to know—or even care—whether or not you’re good at your job but they have an opportunity to like you. And that’s crucial to effective networking.”
You need to pay for an accountant. You might be great in your line of work, but you can easily lose all your money if you don’t have someone who’s good with numbers working your books.”
Pins should feature high-quality images with easy-to-read text. Optimize your pins’ reach by pinning them at peak times times when your target audience is likely to be online.
Your company’s marketing strategy is up and running, and the traffic is flowing in. So why is your conversion rate so low? Why aren’t people taking the actions that you would expect? Make sure that you not only have the basics covered, but that the small nuances of form optimizing are in place as well.
JotForm provides you with a robust solution, giving you both the fine control you need to design for your clients’ specific needs and the analytics you need to optimize the form for conversions.
Answer the questions that your product answers. If your company is the solution to a certain problem, then your content should reflect the fact that you have the solution. Serve as a resource and help those who are looking for something that you provide. Ask and answer this question in different ways to make sure you help the most people who are looking for your solution, find you.
“The majority of people on Twitter are coming from mobile, and if a user doesn’t have to leave the platform and wait for an article to load, it will allow marketers to reach more people,” she says. “I think it will increase conversion rates and help companies connect with people on Twitter.”
You need to pay for an accountant. You might be great in your line of work, but you can easily lose all your money if you don’t have someone who’s good with numbers working your books.”
In the SaaS business world, metrics are crucial to understand the health of an individual business.
On the page where you’re editing your form, check out the “Payment Tools” button on the sidebar. From there, select from one of more than a dozen payment processing tools to make collecting money easier on your site, including PayPal, Stripe, and now Braintree.
“You want to ensure that your website visitors won't experience technical issues that will lead to frustrated shoppers and lost sales,” says Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at JotForm.com in San Francisco.
JotForm is a do-it-yourself form building platform that’s free, EASY, and fun to use for collecting assignments, retrieving parent signatures, or even used as a self-grading quiz.
Regardless of what team you’re on at JotForm, you’re encouraged to share your knowledge in the form of a blog post on Medium, which can be posted on the company Medium channel. This allows us to stay updated on what other teams are doing, even teams that are abroad in our European office and remote developers that are traveling the world.
The #1 way customer analytics can improve an organization’s bottom line is by helping with user retention. Retaining customers is the gift that keeps giving, month after month. It’s much more cost effective to retain customers than to acquire new users.
Email marketing still delivers the greatest return of any marketing tactic, reaping average returns of $44.25 for every $1 spent. This promising data shows that customers are more interested and engaged during this part of the year, and is an important marketing opportunity to capitalize on.
JotForm – create lightbox forms that pops up as soon as someone visits your site. They can only get access to your page when they close the pop-up or subscribe to your email list.
"The biggest part of preparing for taxes is what should already have been done — that is, keeping track of all business expenses throughout the year," said Steve Gibson, director of online form builder JotForm.
Gradually, all preexisting accounts for EU customers will be moved to the European facilities. This change brings [JotForm] into compliance with EU law, following the ruling which invalidated the previous Safe Harbor decision.
Twitter is a great platform for getting the word out to the world about your company, as it functions in real time and your messages can travel like wildfire. However, Twitter’s biggest upside is also its biggest downside. When your tweets go wrong- the consequences can be far-reaching and snowball into disaster.
JotForm, a provider of embeddable remotely-hosted web forms, announced in late October that the company now supports restricting the data of EU customers to new servers located in Germany.
If you can't clearly articulate why the things we work on are so important, we are probably working on the wrong things. (Spanish)
This year marks the 80th anniversary of Parker Brothers' launch of [Monopoly]. So it seemed a fine time to round up some wisdom that communicators have accumulated while playing the beloved board game devoted to bankrupting your closest friends and family.
And now there are many entrepreneurs who have started the procedures for repatriation. One of them is Aytekin Tank, company owner JotForm, who for many years uses servers located in Virginia to host a service of creating online forms and questionnaires, and who has now decided to move to Germany, where he will move data for hundreds of thousands of European customers. (Italian)
Most interviewers are seeking to understand if the person being interviewed is positive and solutions-based as well as a strong communicator
“Even if we spent time getting all these signatures from these users, we could still have a problem,” Mr. Tank said. “Compared to the other solutions, moving the data was the easiest for us.” (Spanish)
But how do you get your content-focused marketing team to start thinking about data? After all, they probably gravitated toward writing because they weren’t fans of numbers in the first place.
JotForm, an online form builder based in San Francisco, was the first to create a solution to the nullification beyond presenting users with legalese and fine print. A solid 20% of JotForm’s almost 2 million users are European, and they knew that creating more terms and conditions would not be a viable permanent solution.
"Monopoly takes nuance, skill, and lots of time. So does effective public relations, he says. "Winning Monopoly is like winning a strategic PR campaign; winning chess is like running a successful advertising campaign."
After a trans-Atlantic data pact was overturned last month in a landmark European Union court decision, Mr. Tank decided to rent additional server space in Germany. Now he plans to move data from hundreds of thousands of European customers to the new machines.
There is now a setting that will designate all the users' forms and form response data to be stored on JotForm's servers located in the European Union.
When it comes to the interview, the questions you typically ask experienced professionals won’t make sense for intern candidates. You need to ask these candidates questions that are relevant to their experience and that will assess the qualities most important to the position.
Tank says they split groups into cross-functional teams, that each focused on one single issue. “Our teams became much more focused and agile again. We got work done faster and better again.” Aytekin explains.
Technology that helps retailers and restaurants bridge the gap between physical locations and online operations carries its own challenges, according to Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing for online form-building tool JotForm.
JotForm Inc., is part of a vanguard of firms that are shifting data from the U.S. to Europe because of the European Union’s top court’s decision to invalidate an EU-U.S. data-transfer pact.
Everybody knows there's no 'I' in team, but your co-workers are starting to realize that there are a few 'I's in "biggest jerk in the office"
Data collected from online forms can be very informative, as the information comes straight from your customers.
It’s important to have a great looking website that is also useful. Perhaps you can allow online reservations and a newsletter sign-up form. You should clearly state hours and contact information. It would be beneficial to have a mobile friendly website as well.
In an ideal world, anyone who’d like to invest in startups would be able to. However, because of a law created nearly 80 years ago, a whopping 97 percent of American households are legally unable to participate in investing in private businesses.
For that same reason, make the “About Us” page easy to see from the homepage. People are more likely to transact with someone they feel they know.
Run a giveaway on social media to encourage followers engage with your brand and tell their followers about it. Hosting a giveaway is a fun way to catch people’s interest and a motivating way to get them to share with their network.
"Make sure that your versions are mobile-ready, functional and provide a great user experience," said Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing at online form builder JotForm. "Buttons should be the right size and easily clickable from any device. Fine print and all text should be readable and the design should make the call to action clear."
Data collected from online forms can be very informative, as the information comes straight from your customers. You can see if there are trends in what your customers think, and you can use the collected information to assign priority levels between customer service, parking, food items, or whatever else you need to work on.
JotForm announced the release of a simple and robust solution for all its European customers, in light of the recent ruling against the Safe Harbor framework.
As a developer, you’re busy though. You might not have the time to work with marketers or to implement their concepts. If this is the case, you can consider an online form builder like JotForm. It alleviates the need to spend hours coding and designing forms. But if you’d like to optimize the forms on your own, keep reading for tips and best practices for developing forms that align with your marketing goals.
Complaining across social media reflects negatively on your attitude and perspective,” says Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing for JotForm. (Hungarian)
“For companies selling products with a strong visual component, Pinterest is a huge opportunity,” says Leeyen Rogers, vice president, marketing, JotForm, an online form builder.
A killer resume is a ticket to a great job, yet writing a good one is one of the hardest tasks on a job seeker’s to-do list.
Most interviewers are seeking to understand if the person being interviewed is positive and solutions-based as well as a strong communicator.
For example, a Millennial job-seeker may scan a company’s website, read articles about it in the media, research its ratings on employee-ranking websites and check out employees on business networking sites as part of the job search, says Leeyen Rogers, 25, vice president of marketing at JotForm in San Francisco.
There have been instances where companies had to make a public statement addressing the tweet and apologizing, which further ignites the discussion and spreads the news. However, it is better to address and make amends for mistakes than ignore the outrage and voices of people on the platform." – Leeyen Rogers, vice president of marketing, JotForm
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