This Tip of the Week covers topics including:
- 0:00 – New Add-On: File Uploads for Forms
- 0:36 – Supported File Types
- 1:13 – File Upload Use Cases
- 5:51- Are security measures in place to protect against malicious files?
- 7:28 – File Upload Example on Member Contact Form
- 12:04 – File Upload Example on Member Verification Form
This is a segment from Webinar Wednesday 134, recorded live on April 27, 2022.
“File Uploads for Forms” Enhances The User Experience
Brilliant Directories is proud to announce the latest addition to its platform – the File Uploads for Forms add-on. This exciting new feature allows users to include file upload fields in their custom forms, creating a more comprehensive and engaging experience for visitors to their websites.
Benefits for Directory Website Owners
The addition of file upload fields to custom forms offers several benefits for directory website owners, including:
- Increased lead submissions: Including file upload fields in lead forms encourages visitors to include images and additional information, making their submissions more attractive to potential customers and increasing the number of leads generated.
- More valuable leads: When leads include images and other files, they are more likely to be considered valuable by directory members who are interested in purchasing them.
- Improved data collection: The addition of file upload fields makes it easier for directory website owners to collect data and information from visitors, which can be used to enhance the overall user experience and make data-driven decisions.
- Enhanced user engagement: By allowing visitors to upload files as part of their submissions, directory website owners can create a more interactive and engaging experience for their users, leading to higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty.
- Higher revenue potential: With more valuable leads and enhanced user engagement, directory website owners are likely to see an increase in their revenue, as more members are willing to purchase leads that include images and additional information.
Use Cases for File Upload Fields in Forms
File upload fields in forms can be especially useful for the following types of websites:
- Real Estate Websites: Real estate agents and brokers can use file upload fields to allow property owners to include images of their properties, making it easier for potential buyers to assess the properties and make informed decisions.
- Event Planning Websites: Event planners can use file upload fields to allow clients to include images or PDF files of event details, making it easier for them to provide more information about their event needs and requirements.
- Automotive Websites: Auto dealers and private sellers can use file upload fields to allow potential buyers to include images of the cars they are interested in, making it easier for sellers to assess the cars and respond to inquiries.
- Art Websites: Artists and art galleries can use file upload fields to allow art collectors and enthusiasts to include images of the art they are interested in, making it easier for them to assess the art and make informed decisions.
- Job Board Websites: Job board websites can use file upload fields to allow job seekers to include their resumes and cover letters, making it easier for employers to assess their qualifications and make hiring decisions.
It’s Totally Awesome!
The File Uploads for Forms add-on is a valuable tool for directory website owners who want to enhance their user experience and improve their bottom line. By allowing visitors to upload files as part of their submissions, directory website owners can create a more comprehensive and engaging experience for their users, leading to higher levels of customer satisfaction and revenue potential.
Brilliant Directories is committed to providing the best possible experience for its users, and the File Uploads for Forms add-on is just one example of how we are always looking for ways to improve and innovate our platform. We encourage all of our users to take advantage of this exciting new feature and see for themselves the benefits it can bring to their websites.
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the File Uploads for Forms add-on, please don’t hesitate to contact our support team. We are always here to help and ensure that our users get the most out of Brilliant Directories.