Blog Series: Tips to Selecting the Best Survey Method: #2 Sampling
Whether you are conducting an online, paper, mobile, or kiosk survey, a telephone or face-to-face interview, or a combination of survey modes, you’ll want to take into consideration the advantages and disadvantages of each survey mode. This is the second blog post in a series where we discuss issues you’ll want to take into consideration as you plan your next survey. In the first blog post, we discussed potential population issues. We now move on to potential sampling issues.
The sample is the actual group of respondents in which you will need to contact to complete your survey. There are several important sampling issues you need to consider when planning your survey. Continue reading
Blog Series: Tips to Selecting the Best Survey Method: #1 Population
When selecting the best survey mode for your research, you need to take into consideration the advantages and disadvantages of each survey type – online, paper, mobile, kiosk, or a combination of survey modes. Additionally, there are also face-to-face or telephone interviews. Selecting the type of survey you want to use is one of the most important decisions in the planning process. Over the next few blog posts, we’ll discuss issues you’ll want to take into consideration as you plan your next survey. In the first blog post, we’ll discuss potential population issues. Continue reading
Are you getting the most out of your survey software? Are you aware of all the capabilities?
In your organization, in any department, survey software can be used to create many different kinds of surveys for internal or external administration. But, are you using all of the many features available in your survey software solution? There are so many capabilities readily available that are often taken for granted. An advanced survey software solution, such as Snap Surveys, is like the Cadillac of survey software tools. It functions like any easy-to-use solution; however, it has so many advanced functions for survey design, multi-mode data collection, data analysis, and reporting that can help you make the most of your survey and results. It’s an all-in-one solution.
Offer your survey audience more by utilizing the many capabilities of your survey software solution. These features have been designed to: increase respondent engagement with format and interactive design features, streamline the administration and data collections processes, easily analyze data, and create simple to advanced reports. Continue reading
A Thanksgiving thank you to all of our customers, worldwide
We know that not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving this week, but in the spirit of the beloved American holiday, we want to thank all of our Snap Survey Software customers, worldwide.
Whether this week is business as usual for you or spent around the dining room table with family and friends, we’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you from all of us at Snap Surveys.
In observation of Thanksgiving, our U.S. office will be closed on Thursday and Friday. We will reopen as usual on Monday, December 2nd.
As a reminder, Snap Survey Software customers have free access to a wealth of resources, including: videos, guides, worksheets, tips, tutorials, and more. We hope you take advantage of these excellent resources. » Explore and learn more
Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Properly format your online survey for optimized viewing on mobile devices
To effectively administer today’s online surveys, you must develop online surveys that can adapt to all mobile devices and their varying screen sizes. Properly optimizing your survey for mobile devices determines the ease in which your respondents can read, comprehend, and provide accurate answers.
Make online surveys easy and convenient to complete. If the majority of your respondents will access your online surveys using mobile devices, be sure to optimize your surveys for mobile devices. Many respondents are on-the-go and prefer the opportunity to complete a mobile survey at their convenience. Continue reading
What Are Mobile Optimized Surveys?
It is no secret that mobile technology is more popular than ever before. According to data provided in a post by Blue Dog Mobile Marketing, by 2014 the number of smartphones in use will be over 1 billion, doubling the number of smartphones in the last five years…and growing.
Are your surveys ready for mobile devices? It is extremely important to optimize your online surveys for all mobile devices, from Smartphones to tablets. Continue reading
Create a customized look for your survey results with Snap Smart Reports
Over the past few months, we have created 5 worksheets to help you get the most out of Snap Smart Reports, the new reporting functionality available in Snap 11 Survey Software. Take advantage of these great resources for Snap Smart Reports.
Worksheet: Creating a Smart Report Which Includes Automatic Text
This worksheet is the first in the series on how to use Snap Smart Reports. Smart Reports can be re-run using the latest data to produce an up-to-date report. This worksheet describes how to use data from analysis in the report text. It also shows you how to use ordered tables so you can feature important points. For example, you can automatically include the aspects your customers are least satisfied with. Continue reading
New worksheet: Create a Simple Report in Snap Survey Software
This worksheet is the fifth in a series of worksheets to help Snap Survey Software users create smarter reports. The worksheet describes how to put together a simple report consisting of a title, introduction, analysis, and a conclusion.
You can run your report as often as you like, using the latest data to produce an up-to-date report. Once you have set-up the report the way you like, it will be produced in the same manner every time you run it, with no chance of errors creeping in through copying or cut-and-paste. Continue reading
Learn how-to send email alerts when respondents select an answer to a question or a set of questions using Snap Survey Software
With Snap WebHost, Snap Surveys’ online survey management and analysis system, you can easily set-up email invitations to a database of respondents in your online survey. The system can also be set-up to send convenient email notifications to specific email addresses if a particular answer is selected by a respondent in a survey. This is known as an ‘email alert’.
You can use email alerts functionality to:
- notify specific people, departments depending on survey results
- send a specific email depending on various conditions (for example, the age or gender of the respondent, or their location). Continue reading
Here are 6 tips you can use to design effective course evaluations
Before embarking on the design of your course evaluation, you should determine what your goals are for this research – what information would you like to acquire? And, what will you use this information for? Do you want feedback on student satisfaction with course structure, effective teaching methods of instructors, or communication of administrators? No matter what feedback you decide you want to gather through your course evaluations, you need to ensure that you create questions with proper wording that will draw out the feedback you are looking to obtain. Continue reading