Testing Restaurant Menus with Web Survey Software

Posted on : August 8, 2016 - by :

One of the specialized kinds of research you can conduct with sophisticated web survey software that doesn’t work well with most other forms of data collection is testing restaurant menus.  In this kind of testing you can present an image of a menu online and ask people to choose items from the menu by clicking Read More…

Web Survey Software Logic

Posted on : July 24, 2016 - by :

Previous blog posts have discussed logic that can change the way your surveys work.  This post discusses certain kinds of logic that apply primarily to web surveys. One of these features is the ability to send email directly from an online survey based on an answer given to a question.  One way to use this Read More…

Using Email with Web Survey Software

Posted on : July 1, 2016 - by :

There are two ways in which Web survey software uses email. The first and most important way is to send email invitations to take surveys. The program should let you personalize emails with names and other information you have been advance about the people who will be taking your survey. For example, if you are Read More…

Survey Tools Are Good for Your Health

Posted on : June 30, 2016 - by :

Well, perhaps not directly for your personal health, but they are good for your business’s health, which is good for you. Conducting surveys can help your business in two main ways. One is to tell you what your clients and potential clients think about your products and services. The other is to tell you what Read More…

Web Survey Software Question Appearance Options

Posted on : June 21, 2016 - by :

The way your questions look can affect how many people answer them.  Some question layouts can be easier or harder for some people to understand.  You want to be sure that your survey is easily understandable by your target population or some of them may misunderstand what you’re asking and so give a different answer Read More…

Creating Online Reports with Survey Software

Posted on : May 22, 2016 - by :

Most survey software offers some sort of reporting, but in most cases it is rather basic, usually just showing how many people picked each choice, and perhaps simple crosstabs. These are not adequate for professional analysis. Professionals need more. They need to be able to create banners, which are like multiple crosstabs side-by-side. These make Read More…

Survey Software Report Dashboards

Posted on : May 10, 2016 - by :

The vast majority of survey software offers only rudimentary reporting.  Some don’t even offer that.  The ones that do mostly just tell you what percentage of people picked each answer choice and maybe let you do some basic crosstabs. A few sophisticated programs, such as The Survey System, offer serious reporting tools, either online or Read More…

Desktop Versus Online Survey Tools

Posted on : April 17, 2016 - by :

This blog post is about using desktop software compared with cloud software. The phrase “online survey tools” can refer to both survey software that is itself online or to desktop applications that can create online surveys. Here we mean the former. Most current software is offered in the form of a cloud application. Cloud applications Read More…

Using Multiple Languages with Survey Software

Posted on : March 28, 2016 - by :

Researchers sometimes need to ask their questions and answer choices in multiple languages. This is often true of surveys that cover multiple countries. It also can be true when survey different ethnic groups in a single country. Your survey software should make it easy to have different sections of a survey present the questions in Read More…