Free Interactive Tutorials for Online Surveys, Paper Surveys, and More

View free interactive tutorials in topics ranging from online survey management, paper survey scanning, and more

Scanning-tutorialSnap Surveys free interactive tutorials are the perfect way to learn about survey topics at your own pace and in your own time. By simulating the experience of using Snap Survey Software, you can follow the steps and learn as you go – with help and guidance to get you up and running quickly.

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Helpful Worksheet: Managing Respondents for Online Survey Invitations

Access our helpful worksheet to learn how you can mange online survey respondents on Snap WebHost

webhost-upload-respondentsDid you know you can add, delete, or modify your respondent list for an online survey, even while it is running? We have created a helpful worksheet that shows you how.

Snap WebHost, our online survey and mobile interviewing management platform, requires respondent information for sending out email invitations and reminders, and any additional details you would like for customizing the emails and questionnaires with any personal data. If that data changes at any time, you can change the respondent list for a survey while the survey is running. This will not delete information about respondents who have already completed the survey.  Continue reading

Free Interactive Tutorial: Send Automated Email Invitations and Reminders

Access a new online tutorial that walks you through how to send automated email invitations and reminders using Snap WebHost

Use this interactive tutorial to learn at your own pace, in your own time. Our new interactive tutorial shows you how to send automated invites and reminders, and how to personalize the online survey and message content with information from your database.survey-email-invitations  Continue reading

Free Interactive Tutorial: Getting Started with Snap WebHost

Access a new online tutorial that walks you through getting started with Snap WebHost, our online survey management and reporting system

Our interactive tutorials are the perfect way to learn at your own pace, in your own time. This new interactive tutorial will help you get up and running with Snap WebHost. You can follow the steps to easily create an online survey that looks good on any PC or mobile-ready device.Snap-WebHost

This tutorial will show you how to:

  • Create an online survey to share
  • Publish and upload your online survey to Snap WebHost
  • View a summary of live survey results

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Why Endicott College Research Center Uses Snap WebHost In-House Installation

Learn why Endicott College Research Center uses Snap WebHost installed on their own servers to administer and manage surveys.

More and more Snap Surveys customers are choosing the unique benefits of an in-house installation of Snap WebHost. We asked Michael Roberts, Research Operations Manager at Endicott College Research Center, about their current survey projects, and why their team preferred an in-house installation of Snap WebHost.

Background

Endicott College Research CenterEndicott College Research Center uses Snap WebHost to administer Accreditation surveys for schools all over New England (secondary schools accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)) as well as all over the world (The NEASC Commission on International Education (CIE) and The Council of International Schools – (CIS)). They work in conjunction with these accreditation bodies to help these schools with the Self Study portion of their accreditation renewal report. Surveys are administered via Snap WebHost to every student, faculty member, staff member, and parent in the school community. They then collate the results from each response group into a cohesive report.  Continue reading

Why Leicestershire County Council Uses Snap WebHost In-House Installation

Learn why Leicestershire County Council uses Snap WebHost installed on their own servers to administer and manage surveys.

Many customers choose to install Snap WebHost on their servers instead of subscribing to ours. With Snap WebHost In-House Installation, you control how and where your survey data is stored, and you can work on your survey project without the limitation of a subscription.

Leicestershire County CouncilWe asked Leicestershire County Council why they chose a Snap WebHost installation over our Snap WebHost subscription service.

Why did you choose to install Snap Webhost on your own servers, rather than subscribing to our Webhost service?

“It was the fact that the data could be stored behind our own firewalls and security. Also there were no additional costs if we ran more surveys or received more responses than we expected.” Continue reading

Snap WebHost for Survey Management: Our Servers or Yours?

Easily manage your Snap surveys on our secure servers or yours with Snap WebHost

Snap-WebHostTake a look at the unique features of Snap WebHost, Snap Surveys’ online survey management and reporting system. Access to a Snap WebHost subscription enables users to easily upload and administer online surveys, create email invitations and reminders, manage data collection, and create real-time analysis and reports.

Snap WebHost has many advanced features, including:

  • Collect partial response data
  • Track multiple iterations of a survey
  • Seed responses from a database
  • Use patterns to validate open-ended questions
  • Check values of open-ended questions
  • Share real-time analysis and reports with individual clients and stakeholders

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Princeton National Surveys Leverages Powerful Features of Snap Survey Software

Guest Post: Learn how Princeton National Surveys leverages the powerful features of Snap Survey Software to target and balance respondent samples

by: Scott Fulmer, Research Manager, Princeton National Surveys

A Snap Surveys client for over ten years, Princeton National Surveys (PNS) leverages powerful features of Snap Survey Software to target and balance respondent samples. The advanced technology offered by Snap Surveys enables PNS to collect more complex sample combinations than what is possible with less sophisticated do-it-yourself online survey apps.*

Princeton-National-SurveysSurveys deployed on Snap WebHost, Snap’s online survey management and reporting system, can be programmed with interlocking quotas based on any number of questions, including numeric-entry questions (such as ZIP Code), and the detected screen size of a respondent’s device. The key to this technique is Snap’s feature called derived variables. Using derived variables in Snap Survey Software, a survey designer can write expressions to combine, convert, segment, or calculate responses. Logical, literal, numeric, date, and time expressions are supported. Continue reading

Mobile Survey Optimization Is Critical for 2015

Make mobile survey optimization a priority for 2015

Smartphones and tablets have been in use for less than a decade now, yet both revolutionary technologies have been adopted by users faster than any other technology in history. mobile-survey-optimizationSmartphones have proven to be a necessity in today’s technology-focused environment. Smartphones are now a mainstream device. According to data collected by Global Web Index, Smartphones have garnered an impressive 80% ownership by adult internet users surveyed. This staggering percentage suggests that 2015 could be the year when Smartphone and PC/laptop ownership becomes equal.  Continue reading

Consider the Respondent’s Point of View When Designing Surveys

Why is it important to consider the respondent’s point of view when designing surveys?

consider-respondets-survey-designWhen designing a survey, it’s easy to forget the people who matter most in the process – the respondents. We’re focused on the outcome, the insight we need to make that important decision, and respondents can be neglected. Online surveys allow us to collect data without anyone having direct contact with respondents. Respondents are out of sight and, often, out of mind.

Why is it particularly important to consider respondents’ needs?  Continue reading