I am a newbie and am feeling really dumb. I am not sure if I have the right plug-ins to do what I want to do.
I have created an ebook (.pdf) that I would like to offer as a free download on my website, but require the recepient to provide their email address in order to obtain it.
I have downloaded the following plug-ins: Email Before Download, Contact Form 7, and WordPress Download Monitor. I have uploaded both the .pdf file to WordPress under my Media menu and the .jpg image of the cover. I have customized the form I want to use... but after that I am stuck. How do I integrate all of this to a widget that will appear on all pages of my website? I'd like to have the .jpg image as a clickable link to the contact form if at all possible. If not, I'm also fine with having the .jpg file above the contact form.
I emailed a friend of mine who has this feature on her blog, but she is using a paid membership with AWeber. I would like to be able to do all of this on a free platform if it's possible. Does this make a difference? I don't consider myself to be a computer idiot most of the time, but I feel completely lost with this. What do I do next? Sorry this post is so long!