Category Archives: Survey Tools

Using Survey Software to Analyze Your Answers II

Posted on : October 26, 2017 - by :

This post continues our discussion on how you can use sophisticated survey software to analyze the answers you receive. In addition to giving you the choice of frequencies in various kinds of percentages when showing the answers to multiple-choice questions, more capable programs let you see various statistics. There are two kinds of statistics: descriptive Read More…

Modern Web Survey Software

Posted on : September 13, 2017 - by :

What makes web survey software modern is primarily the appearance of the pages it creates. Modern web pages almost always use cascading style sheets (CSS) to enhance their appearance. One trend in recent years has been to use flat buttons, rather than the 3-D appearing buttons that had been standard on the Internet until recently. Read More…

Weighting Your Sample with Survey Software II

Posted on : May 19, 2017 - by :

Our last blog discussed weighting.  Weighting is a technique that lets some people count more than others when determining overall responses.  The most common reason to do that is to make the percentages of certain kinds of people in your sample better match their percentages in the population your sample represents.  For example, you might Read More…

Web Survey Software Panel Features

Posted on : February 28, 2017 - by :

The most sophisticated web survey software lets you maintain panels of respondents you wish to be able to invite to take multiple surveys. The first ability you will need is the ability to add people to your panel. A good tool will let you import a list of people you have from some other source, Read More…

Did Survey Software Fail in The Recent Election

Posted on : October 30, 2016 - by :

Election polls are conducted to help predict who will win an election. Did survey software fail us this year? As we all know now, the large majority of national polls predicted a Clinton win. While everyone knows that Trump won the election, many don’t realize that the national polls did in fact closely predict the Read More…