How do I add a Call-To-Action button to my profile?
Call to action buttons are awesome!
There is no doubt about that.
Hundreds of blog posts have been written about them.
Many marketers agree that a properly placed call to action button can easily boost your conversions and give your potential clients the much-needed push in the right direction.
That’s why we decided to add the call to action buttons to user profiles on The Open Mic.
Of course, at the end of the day it’s up to you to decide whether you need a call to action button in your profile.
But here’s the rub:
The folks who are viewing your profile probably would love to contact you. So you must oblige: give them an easy way to send you a quick email.
Who knows, maybe that cheeky call to action button can land you your dream project?
Because when done properly a great-looking call to action button can easily convert your visitors into clients!
Isn’t it what we’re all looking for?
Let’s Learn Some Coding
Don’t worry! Nothing complicated!
Just some very simple HTML with copy-pasting.
Below is the code for the call to action button that you should add on Step 4 when editing your profile.
Simply copy and paste that code into the corresponding window.
Here’s how it should look like:
IMPORTANT: Please make sure you’re copy-pasting the code into the Text tab and not Visual tab, otherwise it won’t display correctly when you update your profile.
But, wait, don’t click that Update button just yet. There’s still some editing you need to do.
As you can see in the example above there are quite a few things that you can change.
For example your email address right after the mailto parameter. You should change it from firstname.lastname@example.org to any email address you like.
Next: the subject of your email. In my example the subject of the email is: I’m looking for a translator. You can change it to anything you like or leave it as is.
It’s up to you.
Same goes to the body of your email and what will be written on the button (in this case it's Let's Send Him My Carrier Pigeon, but you can change it to anythin you like.
Let us know if you have any questions or having a hard time adding a call to action button to your profile and we’ll be happy to help!