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How to create free online surveys and questionnaires

If you want to gain insights and collect feedback to improve your business, a survey is the easiest way. Customize the look and feel of your surveys, and collect the data you need from the answers.

Online surveys are a popular method of collecting data. Businesses and researchers use them commonly to collect valuable feedback from customers and employees.

You can easily create feedback forms and online surveys with Formaloo. This can be done by making a form, choosing question types, and utilizing powerful logic.

In this article, we’ll explore how to create effective online surveys that deliver the insights you need.

So, let’s dive in and discover how to create online surveys to engage your audience.

How to build a survey online in a few easy steps

Follow these easy steps to create your free online survey.

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Create your form

To start building a form, you can make it from scratch. Open a new form, and add any field you need to collect user data, like name, email, city, and phone number.

Now you can add your questions. There are different types of questions like multiple-choice, single-choice, tables, and rating scales.

Use CSAT and NPS, to make your online questionnaire more interesting.

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To create a personalized survey, use our template gallery with editable templates that can be customized to meet your specific requirements.

Customize your online survey form

Start customizing the survey to make it yours from the “Design” tab of your form’s editor page. You can modify the font and colors, add images and logos, and customize the text on buttons and messages.

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Here are some of the features Formaloo provides you to customize your forms:

  • Single-step/ Multi-step forms: Choose whether you want to display your questions on a single page or each question at a time.
  • Variable field: Add a variable field to store different data types like integer, text, decimal, or formula. You can then use the variables in your mathematical calculations or logical conditions.
  • Logic and calculation: You can make your form smarter by adding Logic and Calculations. Link questions to outcomes, assign points to answers, and show and hide questions. Direct people down different question tracks based on their previous responses.
  • Multiple success pages: You can customize the user experience by directing them to specific success pages based on their answers. This allows you to create multiple success pages tailored to different scenarios. Additionally, you can include links in success messages, enabling respondents to be redirected to other pages or forms upon completion.
  • Partial submission: For incomplete submissions, you can view the responses of people who started but didn’t finish the form. Watch this video to learn more: How to save form entries partially as the user is filling out the form.
  • Answer piping: You can make your online form more personal and interesting by using answer piping, which allows you to display a response in different parts of the form in real time.

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How to boost your customer engagement with answer piping

The ability to meaningfully engage with customers is essential for success in today’s fast-paced business environment. Answer piping is an approach that can transform your customer engagement strategies.

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  • Prevent duplicate submissions: Improve your data collection accuracy, efficiency, and security while providing a better user experience for your customers. Learn how to prevent duplicate submissions.
  • Offline surveys: Empower your onsite survey strategy with offline functionality. Gather real-time feedback when your audience is engaging with your services.

Charts and reports, kanban boards

Manage your data and responses with tools like charts, graphs, and Kanban boards.

Use a Kanban board to organize your customers based on their status, making it simple to gauge customer satisfaction. Present your form responses using the live mode to make it easy for everyone to see and join in on the conversation.

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Receive notifications when someone responds

Improve your marketing automation with custom notifications. Configure automatic emails and notifications for yourself, your team, or participants. Receive an email alert for each new form response by enabling the “Send me a notification email for each response” option in the “Notifications”.

Expand your reach with the “Email forwarding” option, allowing you to include additional email addresses. Additionally, ensure audience verification by utilizing the “Email verification” field.


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How to send custom emails to your form submitters

Have you considered sending custom emails based on the content of your forms once someone submits them? Well, Formaloo lets you customize the emails sent on each form separately.

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Connect your survey results with your favorite tools

Integrate your surveys with your favorite CRM, email marketing tools, and more, automate your marketing strategy, and maximize your overall ROI.

Use Formaloo integrations to connect with thousands of the most popular apps.

Publish your online survey

Now that you’ve crafted your formaloos, it’s time to connect with your audience!

To share your survey, simply edit your Formaloo and click on the eye icon at the top right of your editor page. Additionally, your form’s public URL address is easily accessible by clicking the save button in your formaloo editor.

For embedding your form on your website, navigate to your dashboard, right-click on your formaloo, and choose “View code and widgets.” Discover various embedding options like iframe, script, and widget. Select one, click on the “Get code” button, and then seamlessly paste it onto your website to embed the form.

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Collaborate with teammates

You can collaborate with your team in your Formaloo workspace. With access management and data security, you can manage who has access to what data.

Easily add your team members to your workspace by clicking on the workspace members in the menu under your profile icon. Then, add their email addresses or share the invitation link to join your workspace.

You can only share full access to the responses with your workspace team members. So if someone isn’t in your workspace, and you want to share full access to the responses, first add them. You can also share the “Read-only” and “Read and edit responses” access levels with everyone, even if they’re out of your workspace team.

Furthermore, you can build membership-only portals where your customers can sign up and log in to view your app.

Creating professional online surveys with Formaloo

The great thing about Formaloo is that it’s very flexible, so you can customize it to fit your needs. You can add different fields, create views showing specific data subsets, and even connect them to other tools.

Furthermore, with the powerful features of Formaloo, you can automate your workflow and tasks, to provide better service for your customers. So start now and empower your business to achieve its full potential!

If you’re interested in seeing how our app works, take a look at our YouTube channel where we have tutorials available.

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