Create a simple web form in GetResponse

In this tutorial I am going to show you step by step how to create a simple web form in GetResponse. The web form is going to be the simplest possible without any design in order to be used in squeeze pages where the design is already in place. What is needed is the HTML code to collect the name and email address to be sent to the GetResponse auto-responder.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

First of all, you will need a GetResponse account.

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Login into your account, go to the “Web Forms” menu, then select “Create New”.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

You will see this page.

You are on the “Design tab”.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

Select the “Plain” template. The template will show below in the working area. You have to remove some elements you do not need. Unselect all in the tool bar below.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

You will have then the simplest version of the form with only the email field.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

If you need the Name to be collected as well, select “Name”.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

You’ll get this.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

You can now go to the next tab, click on “Next Step”.

GR next step

You are now on the Settings tab…

Give a name to your Web Form.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

Then select “Custom Thank-you page” and enter the URL.

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The “Thank-you” page is the page you want people to go to just after they have subscribed successfully. It is usually the landing page with the video or the eBook you have offered for signing-up or the sale page.

Click on the “Show Advanced” link (see image above).

Keep the 3 options as default.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

Below you have this.

Select the campaign where you want the lead subscribed.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

Choose the initial message you want to be sent for the Campaign you chose.

The Track Web Form Users (ref) is very important, it will tell you where your leads are coming from. In this example, you are going to use this web form on a squeeze page that you will promote via Safelists, nothing else. That will be the way for you to see if the traffic source gives you results or not.

Keep the Tracking custom field as the default.

Click the “Next Step” button

GR next step

You are now on the last tab: “Publish”

Select the first option.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

Then, select the “Show HTML Code” tab.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

Turn “Include css styles” OFF.

You have now a clean web form code that you can copy and paste in your squeeze page.

Click on the “Web form list” button.

Web form list

Your web form has been successfully created.

Web form list

If you want to create another similar web form for another squeeze page to use with another traffic source, just click on the “copy” link.

Then, open the new copied form, rename it, change the Track Web Form User to PPC, for example, and grab the new code.

Tracking Leads

If you have notification enabled, you will receive a notification each time a new lead is added.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse

You can see now where the Track Web Form User reference shows.

This way you will see from which traffic source your lead is coming from.

Create a simple web form in GetResponse right now and let me know if you have questions.

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Michel Gerard

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2 Thoughts on “Create a simple web form in GetResponse

  1. Hi Michael you have a nice blog n informative, I want to ask you how to place GR webform code to our squeeze page if we still want to use the default template from outsourcing at fiverr I really need your help, if you have email I can pm you thanks.

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