June is National Safety Month, which aims to highlight and reduce preventable deaths and injuries. We’ve taken a look at how surveys can be used as a data collection tool to accurately and efficiently gather data and keep records for risk assessments, safety audits, and staff training.
Before you create a survey, collect data, and start to analyze it, it’s important to consider the best way to share online survey results with your audience. Whether you’re keeping respondents informed, reporting to management and other stakeholders, or you’re conducting research on behalf of a client, the best method for sharing survey results will depend on the audience and what they’re going to do with the information.
With an online survey you can set up email alerts for responses, create analysis and reports to share, or set up accounts for your audience to log in and see live survey information with tailored reports.
What are the top 10 most visited blog posts on the Snap Surveys blog?
From information on different types of research methods and the benefits of survey research, to the importance of increasing response rates and collecting quality feedback – our Snap Surveys blog provides a wealth of knowledge.
Here are the top 10 most popular blogs posts:
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Already a software user? We have 13 quick tips to help you get the most out of Snap Survey Software. Use these tips to better maneuver through survey design and analysis.
Tip #1: Resize open response boxes. Set open response boxes to resize relative to the browser window by selecting Layout in Questionnaire properties and checking the Proportional edit boxes option.
Tip# 2: Delete case data. You can delete all the case data in a survey by selecting the survey in Survey Overview and clicking the delete button, making sure you clear the Survey Definitions box and check the Raw Data box.
Tip #3: Display routing. To show all the routing in a survey, open the Variable window, select Tailor, mark Show Counts as Never and hit Use. This displays the survey routing in the Not Asked, Goto, and Skipped by columns in the Variable window. Continue reading
Here are tips 11 thru 15 in our series, 20 Survey Design & Administration Tips
It is important to be consistent with your brand. Use a survey software solution that provides you with design tools to customize surveys and gives you complete flexibility to create professional questionnaires that perfectly complement your organization’s brand.
Tip # 12: Gather internal feedback
Survey software is not limited to just producing external surveys. It is also a powerful resource for creating internal surveys that collect feedback from employees, managers, directors, executives, officers, etc. Make use of internal surveys to understand what they think, feel, expect, and need. Internal surveys often provide you with the most useful feedback to maintain and manage operational excellence. Continue reading
It is extremely important to double check your online survey before launching in order to catch any mistakes
When launching your online survey you need to thoroughly review all aspects of your survey before it goes “live.” Although the bulleted list of steps below may seem like common sense steps, it’s the simple things we miss that can cause issues in the data collection process. With data accuracy on the line, it is important to be as thorough as possible when launching your surveys.
Over and over again, because we are in such a rush to collect data, we continue to hastily administer surveys before double checking for obvious errors in the format, design, and content of our surveys. The best way to break ourselves from this pattern is with the use of a detailed checklist. Continue reading
When designing online surveys, take into consideration information accuracy
Some online survey questions yield more accurate results than others. Survey respondents can accurately answer straightforward demographic questions about their gender and age, however, when it comes to attitudes and opinions on a particular subject, some respondents may not produce a clear answer.
Attitude and opinion questions should be phrased in a way that best represents how survey respondents think and speak about a particular subject. In some cases, certain online survey questions need to be skipped when they do not apply to a respondent’s experiences or they are irrelevant to a respondent. Continue reading
Learn how to filter the analyses your clients can see using Snap Survey Software
Snap Survey Software’s client filter feature allows you to set filters on the analyses your clients can see using Snap WebHost, our survey management and analysis system, for your online surveys.
If you use client accounts on Snap WebHost, you can set-up a filter for each online survey. This filter will be applied to the client accounts view of all the analyses in that survey. Continue reading
Easily generate reports by creating and running a batch using Snap Survey Software
You can create reports in Snap Survey Software, publishing a set of analyses automatically. You can easily do this by creating a Batch. What is a batch? Batches allow you to generate reports by giving Snap a series of instructions. You can define tables, charts, maps, or lists to be included in the report. Each analysis can also include notes. You can specify the way all the analyses appears with ease.
When creating a batch, you add all the analyses you want to be visible in the report to the batch, then run the batch to quickly generate the report. It’s that easy!
When designing survey questions, keep in mind how you will use the survey results
When developing survey questions, keep in mind what methods of data analysis will be used and how you are going to use the survey results for analysis and reporting. Even though you may think you have written good quality survey questions, you may be surprised to discover that there may be a more strategic ways of wording your questions to get the results you really need.