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Are you wondering about the top survey best practices? Anybody that's trying to gain research information by conducting surveys will most likely want to know the most efficient way of creating and distributing them. QuestionPro helps you make a survey that's dynamic and effective. To get you on the right foot, check out this Research Access article on how to make a survey. Creating and conducting internet surveys can be an inexpensive yet effective way of obtaining valuable information needed to make crucial decisions. QuestionPro provides you with three different ways of starting a survey:

1. Picking a survey from the template library;
2. Starting a questionnaire from a blank template;
3. Importing an existing survey.

In addition, QuestionPro is fully optimized for mobile platforms, allow you to create and distribute questionnaires on devices such tablets and smartphones.

Creating A Questionnaire

Once you sign up and log in to your account, you can begin your survey creation by using three different methods:

1. Template Library: QuestionPro has a huge template library that deals with a variety of topics including human resources and market research. To see all of the ready made surveys QuestionPro has to offer for survey best practices, check out the template library here.

2. Importing A Survey: If there's a survey that you already have and would like to use for your results, you can easily import it into the QuestionPro editor.

3. Beginning Blank: If you would just like to begin from a blank template, you can select from a variety of survey questions and customization options to personalize your survey.

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Top Survey Best Practices

The Best Ways To Make A Survey
Questionnaire Objective

Before you sit down and write your survey, it's generally a good idea to brainstorm who you'll want participating and the kind of information you want to receive from them. This will help you keep your questions on focus and prevent them from covering too many objectives.

Perform The Top Survey Best Practices
Survey Length

Generally speaking, the longer your survey is, the higher the dropout rate will be. The last thing any user wants to see a 50-page survey, paginated by each single question. Try and include as few questions as possible - remember the key is to remember the respondent.

Marketing Questionnaire Examples
Question Types

When it comes to choosing question types, you'll want to brainstorm what sort of data you would like to receive beforehand. If you're looking for more quantitative data, you should focus more on multiple choice types of questions. If you need more qualitative data than obviously open ended questions are your best bet.

Customer Service Surveys
Avoiding Bias

When writing your questions, be sure that they don't lean towards one answer more than the others. In addition, make sure that the given options include enough answers that allow the user to respond as truthfully as possible.

Creating A Survey

QuestionPro offers a wide variety of survey creation and distribution options. All you need to do is create a free account to begin creating questionnaires. To show you the steps, we've added a video your for convenience. To start creating questionnaires, just follow these steps:

Step 1: Make an account;
Step 2: Choose "Create A Survey" towards the top;
Step 3: Choose the method of survey creation that you wish to start with. For example, you can choose a template from the template library that you can edit and customize. In addition, if you have an existing questionnaire that you'd like to use, you can select and edit it to fit your needs. In addition, you can always start from a blank template and choose various question types and personalization options.

How To Make A Survey

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When You Make A Survey - Things To Consider

There are many options and features that QuestionPro has which makes it stand out from other survey providers. As you're browsing various survey providers, keep the following points in mind:

Creation

How easy is it to sign up? Are you able to do so within a few seconds using your email or social media accounts? When your account is created and you're logged in, what kind of options do you have for creating a survey? Is there a giant template library that you can browse many different ready-made surveys to edit and customize? What if you already a questionnaire or specific questions that you'd like to use? Can you easily upload them into the editor? How about if you need to start from a blank template? Can you choose from over 30 different question types ranging from simple to advanced?

When you go with QuestionPro, you can do all of the above, plus more!

Distribution

When your survey has been created, what can you do in terms distribution? Are you able to import a list of email addresses to use to send out to your survey? What about easily embedding your questionnaire onto your website or blog? Maybe you need a QR code generated that links directly to your survey. Can you make one from within the editor? If you're going to be working offline, can you download an app that allows you to conduct your survey in an offline environment?

QuestionPro has all of the above features and even more.

Analysis

When your survey has been sent out, what are you able to do with the results? Can you view a summary of how many people viewed, completed and dropped out of your survey, in real-time? When you've decided you have enough data, are you able to create professional looking infographics and word clouds? As for analysis, can you easily create data filters and cross tabs, as well as perform trend and TURF analysis? In terms of exporting data, are you able to download a raw data file to your desktop, or back up your results to Dropbox or Google Docs?

With QuestionPro, you can do all of these things and more.

Creation

How easy is it to sign up? Are you able to do so within a few seconds using your email or social media accounts? When your account is created and you're logged in, what kind of options do you have for creating a survey? Is there a giant template library that you can browse many different ready-made surveys to edit and customize? What if you already a questionnaire or specific questions that you'd like to use? Can you easily upload them into the editor? How about if you need to start from a blank template? Can you choose from over 30 different question types ranging from simple to advanced?

When you go with QuestionPro, you can do all of the above, plus more!

Distribution

When your survey has been created, what can you do in terms distribution? Are you able to import a list of email addresses to use to send out to your survey? What about easily embedding your questionnaire onto your website or blog? Maybe you need a QR code generated that links directly to your survey. Can you make one from within the editor? If you're going to be working offline, can you download an app that allows you to conduct your survey in an offline environment?

QuestionPro has all of the above features and even more.

Analysis

When your survey has been sent out, what are you able to do with the results? Can you view a summary of how many people viewed, completed and dropped out of your survey, in real-time? When you've decided you have enough data, are you able to create professional looking infographics and word clouds? As for analysis, can you easily create data filters and cross tabs, as well as perform trend and TURF analysis? In terms of exporting data, are you able to download a raw data file to your desktop, or back up your results to Dropbox or Google Docs?

With QuestionPro, you can do all of these things and more.

How To Make A Survey Using QuestionPro - The Process

Survey Development
Creation

When you sign up for a free account in QuestionPro, you can immediately begin creating surveys. When you log in, you can choose from 3 different methods for survey creation. You can browse the QuestionPro template library which contains over 100 different survey templates for you to choose from to edit and customize. Included are topics such as customer service and human resources. If there's survey questions that you already have that you'd like to include, you can upload them into the QuestionPro editor with Microsoft Word. You can also begin from a blank template as well, choosing from a variety of question types and personalization options.

Delivery Of Your Questionnaire
Delivery

When you've finished your survey and it's ready to be sent out, you have many options for distribution. If you don't have any respondents, you can purchase a sample of participants from QuestionPro to take your survey. You can also take your survey and embed it into your website or blog using provided HTML code. If you have email addresses you'd like to use, you can easily import them into QuestionPro. From within the interface, you can generate a QR code that links directly to your survey. You can also post your survey directly to your social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.

Analysis Of Your Results
Analysis

When you start having results come in, you can create custom reports with your data. For example, you can create infographics and word clouds of your data. You can also make pivot tables and create data filters with your information. If you need to download your raw results, you can export a file or you can back it up to the cloud, such as Dropbox or Google Docs.

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