Halloween is upon us: time to decorate with cobwebs, visit a haunted house, and watch some scary movies. If you’re looking for a good spook this season, you might not have to look further than your own website. A home care agency’s website at first glance seems like a nice, comforting place, or it should. But, there are a number of “scary” things that can happen, particularly when the site does not receive regular attention. Let’s take a look at some of the scariest things that can happen to your website and how to “exorcise” these online demons.
The Contact Form Graveyard
The forms set up on your website are your lead generation hot spots. They help potential clients contact you and allow you to save information to keep marketing to those contacts. However, forms are often set up using website plugins. A plugin is a piece of software that gives the website additional functionality. If plugins are not regularly updated or set up correctly from the get-go, messages from potential customers may not be getting to your intake staff. If it’s been a while since you’ve seen a notification from your website contact form come through, check first to make sure you’ve set up the right email to receive those notifications. Then, have an expert, like the corecubed web maintenance team, check to ensure your form plugin is up to date and working properly.
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