14 Things to Love About Online Surveys

Spread some survey love with our list of 14 things to love about online surveys

Online surveys are a flexible and efficient way to collect feedback and data from your respondents, which can be quickly analyzed and turned into shareable reports with actionable insights.

We’ve put together 14 key features of conducting an online survey.

1. Branding

With an online survey you have complete control over the branding. It’s quick and easy to add your logo and colors, and create a branded URL to share your online survey, so that your respondents can easily identify the survey with your organization.

2. Interactive questions

There’s a variety of different interactive questions that you can use in an online survey to make it more engaging, and gather better responses. Drag and drop questions allow respondents to visually categorize or rank items; interactive images can be a good alternative to check boxes; and sliders will allow you to include more options on a scale without using more space. Continue reading

Case Study: Snap Survey Software Helps Conwy County Borough Council Measure Vital Outcomes Information

CASE STUDY: Turning the Curve: How Snap Survey Software Helps Conwy County Borough Council Measure and Share Vital Outcomes Information

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Alan Thompson is Project Officer at Conwy County Borough Council in North Wales. He’s been an enthusiastic user and evangelist for Snap Survey Software in the council for over 10 years.

Like many of our customers, Alan has been keen to exploit the full potential of Snap’s survey software solutions, in particular reporting and analysis.

“The intuitive simplicity of using Snap for analysis really opens up the data and helps us turn ordinary data into business intelligence,” Alan explains.  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

Create Product Development Surveys with Survey Software

Survey Software can play an important role in the product development process

When developing new products, businesses want to make certain that their products will be successful. In the initial stages of the new product development process, it is important to implement surveys using an advanced survey software solution. Surveys are a cost effective means for collecting feedback from your target markets. Surveys are designed to collect important feedback that can have a big impact on new product development plans. Receiving feedback directly from potential end users gives product development teams the confidence to roll out new products to market.

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Measure Business Success with Surveys

Measure the Success of Your Business with Surveys

Measuring the success of your business is simple, right? All you have to do is take a look at your products and services to determine how successful your business is in the eyes of the great majority. You may use sales as a factor to gauge success. However, there are different factors and scenarios that can lead to successful sales. For example, say you are running a thriving promotional ad campaign on your Facebook page. This campaign has influenced many consumers to purchase your products; however, they purchase once and do not return.  How does short-term success effect your long-term success? To fully comprehend your target market, and to understand how and why consumers purchase your products, businesses must revert to the tried-and-true method of survey research.  Continue reading

Blog Series: Find the Best Survey Software Solution, Part 1 of 12

What questions should you ask yourself to help you evaluate your company’s survey software solutions needs?

In this 12-part blog series, we will discuss the 12 pertinent questions you should ask yourself and provide the advice you need to enable you to compare all of the available survey software solutions on the market.  

What is the best survey software solution on the market today? There’s certainly not one answer to this loaded question, and there is certainly no cookie-cutter solution that will fit everyone’s needs. The key to finding the right survey software solution is to first evaluate your company’s needs.  Finding the right solution is not as simple as focusing on the cheapest option. After reviewing your company’s needs, you may find that you don’t even need software at all. There are many offerings out there that have surveys built-in that are ready to go, and you can simply sign-up (many times for free) and begin surveying your sample immediately. Continue reading

Improve Online Surveys through Customized Survey Design Features

Customizing your online surveys is an important aspect of survey design. Customization improves the look, feel, and functionality of your surveys. Visual customization makes an online survey not only visually appealing, but customizing questions using advanced response control features also helps to engage the respondent, leading to potentially higher response rates. Continue reading

Survey Questionnaire Design: Checklist for Factual (Behavioral) Questions

Whether you are designing an Online, Paper, Kiosk or Mobile Survey, this checklist of question development tips will help you to build the best survey questionnaire for your study. Continue reading