Most Effective Distribution Methods To Get Answers

To boost your response rate to the max, you need to take advantage of multiple methods of asking for people to take part in your survey.

Here are the most effective ways that you can distribute your survey to get it to as many people as possible.

Email/Newsletter

When you have created your survey, you are given a link to a webpage (a URL). You can send this link in an email, to the people you want to answer your survey.

You can also send your survey to others via email by clicking on My Surveys and clicking on Invite Users. You can enter the email addresses of those you wish to fill in your survey and also customize your email that you send out to them. An email will be sent to all your email addresses at the same time.

Benefits:
• Free to distribute survey
• Send direct to recipients
• Select who you send your survey to
• Know who to send reminders to if not yet replied
• Know invite size to decide on optimal sample size

Website/Blog/Intranet

You can embed the survey directly in at post on your blog or a page on your website. You can now embed surveys in your blog or website by clicking on My Surveys and selecting Settings for your survey.

You will find the HTML code to insert your survey into your website or blog. If your site doesn’t support Javascript, you can get the iframe HTML to insert your survey.

Benefits:
• Free to distribute survey
• Wide scope of audience
• Respondents already interested in your site / company / organisation
• Integrates your survey with your brand
• Increases amount of time visitors spend on your site

Social Media

Add social sharing to your survey. When you are creating your survey you can click on the Add Social Sharing button to allow your respondents to share the survey with others.

You can get a link of your survey to send to people or to add your survey to your social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest etc) by clicking on My Surveys and selecting Settings for your survey. You will then be able to find a direct link to your survey under the Link section.

Benefits:
• Free to distribute survey
• Wide scope of audience
• Respondents already interested in your site / company / organisation
• Increases your followers counts
• Creates interest in your brand / organisation