Health and Safety Data Collection Tools

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.

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How to Share Online Survey Results

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.

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Top 10 Most Popular Snap Surveys Blog Posts

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:

Difference Between Qualitative Research vs. Quantitative Research

5 Examples of Survey Demographic Questions

7 Most Common Mistakes in Customer Feedback, #3 Using Only One Channel

5 Reasons Why Feedback is Important

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13 Tricks and Treats for Survey Design and Analysis

Happy Halloween from all of us at Snap Surveys!

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.

halloween-survey-tipsTip #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

20 Survey Design & Administration Tips – Tips 11 thru 15

Here are tips 11 thru 15 in our series, 20 Survey Design & Administration Tips

 brand-consistency-survey-softwareTip #11: Brand consistency

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

Let Us Produce a Ready-to-Run Survey Specific to Your Needs

Choose from our expertly designed Ready-to-Run Surveys or have us customize a Ready-to-Run Survey specific to your needs

Sometimes it’s not easy to ask the right questions. Harder still, it’s not always easy to understand the results. To help, we’ve teamed up with industry experts to develop Ready-to-Run surveys – professionally designed questionnaires and comprehensive Smart Reports that add clarity and purpose to your customer feedback.

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Double Check Your Online Survey Before Launching

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

Reminder! Free Webinar on Enhanced Analysis in Snap Survey Software, Part 2

Join us this Wednesday, August 14th for a FREE webinar on the topic of: Enhanced Analysis in Snap Survey Software, Part 2

This webinar, Enhanced Analysis in Snap Survey Software, Part 2, is part of our Snap Summer Camp 2013 series, a series of free webinars taking place between June to September, 2013.

For your convenience, we are running this webinar twice on Wednesday.

When: Wednesday, August 14th

Session 1: UK: 15:00 BST | US: 10:00 AM EST / 9:00 AM CDT

     Presenter: Marc Ellison, UK Snap Training Consultant

Session 2: US: 1:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM CDT | UK: 18:00 BST

     Presenter: Jay Arbelo, US Snap Training Consultant

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Snap 11 Survey Software is Now Available!

Snap 11 Survey Software is now available. Upgrade today! 

snap 11 logo - survey-softwareSnap’s latest survey software release, Snap 11, has been designed to give customers all the professional tools they need to create, manage, and analyze online, paper, and mobile surveys.

What’s new in Snap 11?

New design features

It’s now easier than ever to create professional looking surveys.

  • New questionnaire templates, question styles, and interactive question designs
  • Colorful options for progress indicators and navigation buttons
  • Updated sample questionnaires to illustrate some of the advanced survey features available in Snap 11
  • Improved file attachment enables participants to upload documents or images
  • And more…

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Consider Information Accuracy When Designing Online Surveys

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