Infographic: Contact Forms

The Small Business Blog

Most businesses have some type of contact form on their website as an alternative to posting their email address publicly. This form will have been designed to collate all the information that is required to deal with a customer query or follow up on a potential lead.

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Forming Plurals with ’s

Daily Writing Tips

Now, I’ll focus on the reader’s main concern: the use of the apostrophe to form a plural. In deference to another reader, who has asked me to supply corrected versions of cited errors, here are the correct forms: 20 Craft Ideas for Kids.

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3 Forms of Radical Relaxation

Dumb Little Man

By coming into stillness, you can begin to experience a truly radical form of relaxation. It’s breaking out of our habitual attachment to non-relaxing forms of “relaxation.” At the end of a long day, you probably want nothing more than to relax.

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5 Simple Tips On How To Form A Habit

Dumb Little Man

Good habits seem to be very hard to form while bad habits just sneak up on us when we least expect them. Good and bad habits actually form the same way. As a Certified Fitness Coach and 100% Vegan, let me give you some tips on how to form habits.

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Bring out your to-do list! What form does yours take?

Office Dynamics

What form does yours take? Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Please enjoy engaging in a conversation over this month’s question. Question: “Everyone seems to have a different way of creating their to-do lists. I’ve always been interested in how they go about it, and what their lists actually look like. Am I the only one who just scrawls things in a big notebook and messily crosses them out?

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Verb Review #10: Forming Questions

Daily Writing Tips

In questions that contain two verb forms, the subject is sandwiched between them: Can you help me? Questions do not follow usual subject-verb order. In questions that contain only one verb, the verb precedes the subject: Are you my friend? Have you any wool?

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Verb Mistakes #9: Past Tense forms of Lay and Lie

Daily Writing Tips

This post focuses on mistaken spellings of the past tense forms of lay and lie. Two verbs that give many native speakers fits are to lay and to lie. I’ve written more than one post to explain how lay is transitive and lie is intransitive.

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New Productivity Forms: August 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

The post New Productivity Forms: August 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. With summer coming to an end, I am reminded that the ocean is a stone''s throw away.

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Irregular Past Participle Forms

Daily Writing Tips

From my experience I conclude that a child of eleven or twelve is capable of mastering the irregular verb forms. For example, the old past forms of help – holp and holpen –now have the regular forms helped and helped. Related post: Beware of the Irregular Past Participle Forms.

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20 Types and Forms of Humor

Daily Writing Tips

Stand-up : A form of comedy delivery in which a comic entertains an audience with jokes and humorous stories. Original Post: 20 Types and Forms of Humor. Humor comes in many flavors, any of which may appeal to one person but not to another, and which may be enjoyed in alternation or in combination. Here are names and descriptions of the varieties of comic expression: 1.

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7 Forms of Emphasis in Writing

Daily Writing Tips

At least seven strategies for calling attention to one or more words exist, but few of them are appropriate for a document that one wishes to consider professional looking. The purposes and relative merits of various approaches are discussed below. All-Caps.

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Accept Your Destiny and Build The Ultimate Form of Confidence

Dumb Little Man

If I told you today that to reach your pinnacle of success, you not only have to be confident, but you have to be certain that your success is an imminent destiny, would you consider that as arrogance? But what’s wrong with acceptance? Being confident is amazing.

Irregular Verb Forms

Daily Writing Tips

An irregular verb is one that does not follow the standard progression for various forms. Irregular verbs take the same form in three of these categories, but their simple-past and past-participle forms are irregular, and there lies the difficulty.

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My First Impressions of the New Mailchimp Popup Forms

The Solopreneur Life

T his afternoon I went to my Mailchimp to make a change to a signup form. At the forms list, I scrolled down and saw “Subscriber popup.” Yep, Mailchimp has (finally) added popup forms. In the meantime, here are my first impressions of the new Mailchimp popup forms.

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Why You Should Consider Hosted Small Business Forms

Small Business CEO

When you are running a full-fledge business website, you need to give emphasis to one of the most important – yet often neglected – features of your website: Your online forms. Increasing your contact form conversion rate should be your top-most priority.

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10 Ways To Form a Compound Noun

Daily Writing Tips

Because of the modern preference to avoid hyphenating words as much as possible, newly created compounds tend to develop closed forms earlier than they might have in the past. Compound nouns are formed by combining different parts of speech.

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9 Forms of the Past Tense

Daily Writing Tips

Note that each section includes examples of positive-declarative, negative-declarative, and interrogative forms. A sentence in the simple-past form describes an event that occurred in the past: “They agreed with us.”. Notice that in the first sentence, the verb form of drive is in past tense, but in the other examples, did does the heavy lifting of indicating the tense, so drive remains in present tense. Original Post: 9 Forms of the Past Tense.

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Habit Hack: How To Form A Habit

Productivity Bits

To be successful at anything then, we need to form good habits that support our endeavors and carry us through to our goal’s end. This consistent and repeated act of choosing is what forms the habit. example : If you want to form a habit of flossing your teeth, place a calendar beside your bathroom mirror and place an X on it every day that you floss. Habits are formed when we do the same things consistently over time. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

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Pronoun Mistakes #2: Reflexive and Intensive Forms

Daily Writing Tips

The object form me is required. The subject form you is required. Reflexive and intensive forms have specific functions. A pronoun that ends in -self or -selves is either reflexive or intensive.

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Set And Reach Your Goals With This Practical Guide To Forming A Habit

Dumb Little Man

“To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals–this alone is worth the struggle.” William Penn Writing is a huge part of my life.

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Forming the Comparative of One-syllable Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

Note: The positive, comparative, and superlative forms of strong are strong , stronger , strongest. Here are the conventional rules for forming the comparative form of a one-syllable adjective in English. Original Post: Forming the Comparative of One-syllable Adjectives.

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New Productivity Forms: August 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

In 2014 I decided I wanted to release monthly productivity forms with a seasonal theme. Fun tools make it more likely I will use them, and honestly, I get bored with the plain old print and line forms.

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20 Pairs of One-Word and Two-Word Forms

Daily Writing Tips

Many common words and phrases are identical except for a strategic letter space — apart and “a part” come to mind — and though knowing which form to use in a sentence is often obvious (as in that example), the difference can be subtle. If it’s hard to decide which form to employ, try this test: If you can insert an adjective between a and hold , the two-word form is appropriate. The latter form is correct in sentences such as “We’re all ready for the party.”.

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New Productivity Forms: April 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

So they''re poking out on this month''s forms, too. The post New Productivity Forms: April 2015 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. We''re all sick of winter. The first sign of spring where I live is the daffodils poking their cheery yellow heads out.

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New Productivity Forms: March 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

In 2014 I decided I wanted to release monthly productivity forms with a seasonal theme. Fun tools make it more likely I will use them, and honestly, I get bored with the plain old print and line forms.

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New Productivity Forms: June 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

These forms remind me that I can get through things quickly and be on my way to the beach! The post New Productivity Forms: June 2015 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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9 Great Reasons to Drink Water, and How to Form the Water Habit.

Dumb Little Man

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New Productivity Forms: February 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

In 2014 I decided I wanted to release monthly productivity forms with a seasonal theme. Fun tools make it more likely I will use them, and honestly, I get bored with the plain old print and line forms.

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New Productivity Forms: January 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

This month''s forms feature a snow-covered landscape and a cool color scheme to fit the month. The post New Productivity Forms: January 2015 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. January is about cold and snow.

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New Productivity Forms: October 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. Fun tools make me more productive) So to that end, I will be releasing a new set of productivity forms every month.

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New Productivity Forms: September 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. The post New Productivity Forms: September 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. Fun tools make me more productive). This month: Pencils.

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New Productivity Forms: June 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. So to that end, I will be releasing a new set of productivity forms every month. The post New Productivity Forms: June 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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New Productivity Forms: July 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

The post New Productivity Forms: July 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. The ice cream truck has been crawling the neighborhood every day as I get home from work, playing "Turkey in the Straw" over and over. So to celebrate that joy of summer, have an ice cream bar!

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New Productivity Forms: May 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. Fun tools make me more productive) So to that end, I will be releasing a new set of productivity forms every month.

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How to Form Plurals of Compound Nouns

Daily Writing Tips

Many compound nouns present a challenge when it comes to determining how to convert them from singular to plural form. However, similar terms are straightforward: “Secretary-elect” becomes “secretaries-elect,” and the plural form of “heir apparent” is “heirs apparent.”. And what of compoundlike words formed from the combination of a noun and the suffix -ful ? Original Post: How to Form Plurals of Compound Nouns.

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Form and Forum

Daily Writing Tips

A reader asks, What is the difference in form and forum ? Regarding etymology, the noun form derives from Latin forma , whose primary meaning is shape or configuration. One speaks of “the human form,” “a form of behavior,” “the forms of a verb,” and so forth.

New Productivity Forms: December 2014 – Winter Snowglobe

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. This month: Winter Snowglobe Forms. The post New Productivity Forms: December 2014 – Winter Snowglobe appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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5 Fluctuating Forms of Gender-Specific Language

Daily Writing Tips

English preserves a few terms derived from French in which an e is appended to the end of the masculine form of some words to refer to a woman, including fiancee and confidante. Conversely — and obscurely — a man who divorces his wife is a divorce (like the feminine form, pronounced “di-vor-say” and, in print, with an acute accent mark over the e). The word czar is the more modern Russian form — the older variant is tsar — of Caesar.)

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New Productivity Forms: November 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

This month the forms show a pumpkin and fall leaves in honor of the bounty of the harvest. The post New Productivity Forms: November 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. November brings Thanksgiving to the US. As a time to celebrate all the things we have harvested during the year, and a time to reflect on our blessings, Thanksgiving is a time of contemplation and gratitude. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

11 Forms of Word Patronage to Forgo

Daily Writing Tips

Original Post: 11 Forms of Word Patronage to Forgo. Various specimens of a curious class of self-referential expressions often find their way into spoken and written discourse. Such locutions in speech are nigh inevitable, because spontaneous communication frequently necessitates verbal placeholders, and the speaker’s self-consciousness or self-regard demands self-induced back-pedaling or backslapping.

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