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Up and Running with Online Surveys
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Up and Running with Online Surveys

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

Hi! And welcome to Up and Running with Online Surveys. I'm David Rivers. In the days before the advent of the World Wide Web surveys were typically conducted with pencil and paper. Now with the ability to conduct surveys online, we can gather information very quickly and at a relatively low cost--in fact, quite often at no cost at all. We'll begin with an introduction to online surveys, including what they are exactly, some practical uses for online surveys, and how to build a business case for using online surveys.

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Up and Running with Online Surveys
55m 34s Beginner Jun 06, 2012

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Have you ever wanted to get employee or client feedback quickly, without having to print and collect forms? In this course, author David Rivers shows how to create surveys online, while explaining when surveys are useful and how they can help collect the input needed to drive key business decisions.

The course also gives an overview of top online survey tools, including SurveyMonkey, Google Forms, QuestionPro, and SurveyGizmo. The final chapter shows how to use SurveyMonkey to create a survey from start to finish, as well as smart ways to collect more responses.

Topics include:
  • What are online surveys?
  • Building a business case for a survey
  • Reviewing the most popular free online survey tools
  • Preparing an effective survey
  • Creating a new form
  • Adding questions
  • Sending a survey out
  • Analyzing response data
Subjects:
Business Collaboration Cloud Computing
Software:
Survey Monkey SurveyGizmo QuestionPro Zoomerang Google Forms
Author:
David Rivers

Welcome

Hi! And welcome to Up and Running with Online Surveys. I'm David Rivers. In the days before the advent of the World Wide Web surveys were typically conducted with pencil and paper. Now with the ability to conduct surveys online, we can gather information very quickly and at a relatively low cost--in fact, quite often at no cost at all. We'll begin with an introduction to online surveys, including what they are exactly, some practical uses for online surveys, and how to build a business case for using online surveys.

Then it's onto a quick overview of five of the top online survey tools you can access for free, like SurveyMonkey, QuestionPro, and SurveyGizmo. Lastly, we'll use one of the most popular online survey tools, SurveyMonkey, to prepare, build, save, and send out an actual online survey. So, with so much to discover, let's get started.

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