Colorado Entrepreneur Bill Flagg Invests in SurveyGizmo

May 5, 2008, Boulder, Colorado — SurveyGizmo, an online survey, data collection and analysis tool today announced a strategic investment in the company by Bill Flagg, president and former co-owner of RegOnline, the online event registration company. Proceeds from the investment will be used by SurveyGizmo to expand staffing to meet the demands of a…

Beaches Habitat and SurveyGizmo Team Up to Pre-Qualify Homeowners

How can a housing assistance nonprofit qualify and serve more clients without wasting the time and raising false hopes of those who don’t qualify? The answer is clear to Beaches Habitat, explains Deborah Testa, website coordinator: We have many applications in which we can use SurveyGizmo’s user-friendly website tools to create our own surveys and…

SurveyGizmo listed in Idealware Survey Software Guide/Blog

First let me tell you, Google Alerts are a *wonderful* thing. Today for example Google sent me a link to a short blog article/guide that compares four survey tools for not-for-profit users. The guide is quite brief and concise — well worth a look. The blog post was on Idealware who, in their own words,…

Press release: SurveyGizmo Poised for Extensive Growth in 2008

Expanded client base plus 3rd party platform integration fuel growth Boulder, Colorado; Cambridge, Massachusetts SurveyGizmo, an online survey and data collection company, today announced their 2007 results, showing year-over-year customer growth of more than 500%. “We’re really pleased at how quickly SurveyGizmo has been embraced by the online survey market,” said Scott McDaniel, CEO of…

An Independent Review

Today, we stumbled upon a great review of SurveyGizmo on a blog about marketing research technology. Mark Kupferman goes into great detail about us (actually, it might be even better than the guide one our own website!) starting with this statement: “SurveyGizmo is among the most easy to use, best priced, feature packed internet survey…

Five Guiding Principles of Good Survey Design

I’m back with some accepted best practices that I promised from my article Surveys for Fun or Profit? You may have already seen the Top Ten Survey Best Practices list that Christian Vanek and I delivered at a free SurveyGizmo Webinar at the end of September. If not, I encourage you to check it out….

Integrating Google Analytics With Your SurveyGizmo Surveys

Ever want to know a little bit more about how people are interacting with your surveys? Us too. That’s why we offer an integration between SurveyGizmo and Google Analytics Why would we want to do this? Well, Google Analytics is a very powerful (and free) web analytics suite. It allows you to track survey conversions,…

Top Ten Best Survey Practices Webinar: Slides, Recording and Q&A

Thanks to everyone who attended our recent webinar, “Top Ten Survey Best Practices.” Here is the follow-up info we promised. Selected Q&A What is a good way to create a subset data for the ones who participated the survey? And what is a good way to create a pool of people who agreed to participate…

Featured in MarketingSherpa Article

SurveyGizmo co-founder Christian Vanek is featured this week in a nice article at MarketingSherpa – Special Report: How to Conduct Email Surveys – Tips to Lift Response & Write Subject Lines. Vanek says ROI “should not be measured based on the number of responses you collect, but on the effect that the knowledge you gained…

The Pareto Principle (80:20 Rule) in Survey Research

The Pareto principle (which you may know as the 80-20 rule) states that, for many phenomena, 80% of consequences stem from 20% of the causes. It is a common rule of thumb in business; e.g., “80% of your sales come from 20% of your clients.” The Pareto principle also applies to survey research. When planning…