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What’s Your Formula?

This weeks writing challenge is all about using and tweaking WordPress “contact forms”.  Many of us see the button in our editors, but think it is static and has to be used the way it presents. This isn’t true. There are a lot of things you can use this feature for. Each field has an edit option so you can decide what you want to ask and in what format you want your readers  to respond. You can add additional fields as well so think outside of the box, you don;t have to use it as a “contact form“.

As a writer, I often wonder about other writers and our readers. I am curious about their writing habits, likes, dislikes, challenges, wants, etc. I wonder how many other blog posts we read every day and what makes a reader click the coveted like and/or follow buttons.

Below is a form I created that I hope you will all participate in. Please also use the social media share icons at the end if you would. If it’s not your thing, I understand, but by now you know it is my thing so I am always going to ask!


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4 comments on “What’s Your Formula?

  1. julierobinsonwriter
    May 14, 2013

    What fun! I hope to use these more now that I know what they’re all about. I took your little quiz. I hope I get an “A”.


  2. Corner of Confessions
    May 14, 2013

    P.s. I hope you get your FB trimmed down! I was only able to “like” your page but i can’t comment on any of your statuses 😦


  3. diannegray
    May 15, 2013

    I’ve never used forms on my blog, but I filled in your form, Cheri – it all looks very easy once you know how to do it! 😀


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