How To Improve Your Survey Email Invitations

There are lots of ways to ask people to respond to your survey, and one of the most popular and effective is distributing invitations via email. Regardless of the audience type, your survey email invitation plays a key role in persuading your targeted respondents to complete your survey…or not. To ensure maximum engagement with your…

Getting Great Survey Data from Panel Respondents – Tips from an Expert

Bret is our resident expert on surveys and collecting data with panel responses here at SurveyGizmo. He’s spent hours helping people get the most from paid panels, and I caught up with him this week to ask a few questions about survey projects and getting the best survey data with panels.  To get started though, let’s…

3 Ways to Improve Your Survey Response Rates

It can be difficult to predict the level of survey participation you will receive, since survey response rates vary widely and a variety of factors can impact them. But if you investigate these factors you can take steps to improve your response rates, giving you more statistically relevant data and better ROI on your survey…

How to Get More Responses By Posting Your Survey on Social Media

One of the most commonly asked questions about survey responses is where to find people to take a survey. When you’re looking for input from a particular segment of the population, it can be challenging to identify the right channels for distribution. The good news is that adoption rates for the most popular social media…

Is It Questionnaire Or Survey?

There is much confusion around the terms survey and questionnaire.  They are often used interchangeably probably because people think they are synonymous. So let me clarify. There are 2 distinctions that separate a questionnaire from a survey. A questionnaire is a set of written questions used for collecting information. A questionnaire does not use aggregate…

How To Access Your Target Audience For Your Online Survey

A common hurdle when conducting an online survey is finding the right respondents and collecting enough responses so that you have sound data to make decisions on. If you don’t have access to your target audience, panel companies are a quick and cost-effective method for driving targeted respondents to your online survey. However, as with…

How To Optimize Your Web Form to Increase Enrollment and Donations

It is the giving season, the time when people are reflecting on the year and donating to their favorite charity. Will yours be one of them? Savvy givers are much more discriminating when selecting a charity to support. They want their charitable dollars to be wisely spent. So, it’s no surprise that when it comes…

6 Steps to Choosing your Survey Translation Vendor

Providing a survey in the preferred language of your respondents is a sure-fire way to improve your response rates, but translating an entire survey can be a daunting task.  Fortunately, there are many vendors out there who can help you. This article helps outline the key steps to finding a translation vendor that can help…

How to Improve Email Deliverability for Survey Invitations

Despite claims that “email is dead,” it remains the most popular form of communication for organizations. Even with the rise of text messaging and social media, your customers prefer to receive your messages via email. “People still spend half their workday dealing with it, they trust it, and overall they’re satisfied with it, according to…