Last updated: September 23, 2018
Conducting a survey is a great choice to improve your service. You can improve something you offer by taking feedback from your respondents. It’s also a common thing for students to conduct a survey for the research they are doing.
In the age where everything is about online you don’t have to spend your time looking for people and meet them physically for a survey. There are some online survey tools out there that you can use to make everything easier. Generally, there are two kinds of online survey tool, free and paid. Free options commonly limited to the number of questions you can add and the number of respondents you can ask. While paid options tend to have no limits in terms of question and respondent number.
Free tools like Google Forms is probably enough to conduct a simple survey but if you want to go further with the survey you conduct you need a tool with more features and capabilities. Here are some online survey tools you can consider.
1. Survey Monkey
Survey Monkey is probably the most well-known online survey tool. The tool has been around for years and still alive until today. Survey Monkey is founded in 1999. The main service of this tool is, nothing more nothing less, to help you conducting online survey. Whether it’s a business survey or educational survey. Big companies like Facebook, Samsung and Virgin America also use this tool every time they want to conduct online survey.
Survey Monkey is a freemium service. You can use the service for free but with limited questions and responses. If you get no idea about the survey you want to conduct there are some examples that you can copy. You can distribute your survey via mobile, web, social media and other channels you want. Survey Monkey can also helps you reaching the targeted audiences. Furthermore, you can also integrate this service with other services like MailChimp, Evenbrite, Mad Mini and lots more.
If you need an online survey tool that offers unlimited questions for its free version then Kwiksurveys is one of the tools you can pick. Using this tool is very easy. Once you registered to the service you can start creating the survey you want, with unlimited number of questions. Students and business men can use this tool for conducting online survey for their researches while bloggers and website owners can use it to get the feedback from their visitors since you can also embed the survey you have created on your website.
If you need more features from Kwiksurveys you can also upgrade your free plan to paid one anytime you want.
3. Survey Planet
Survey Planet is also a well-known online survey tool. Just like Kwiksurveys, the free version of this tool also allows you to create unlimited questions. You can submit several type of questions from multiple choice, form, essay, scoring, datetime and scale. The survey layouts of Survey Planet are also responsive. Which mean, they work seamlessly on any device whether laptop, smartphone or tablet (you can preview your layout first). Survey Planet also lets you adding images to the survey you are creating.
Once you done with the survey and want to have a copy of it in different format you can export it to PDF, Word, Excel and lots more. Embedding your survey is also possible with Survey Planet. Survey Planet is also a freemium service. The free version feature of this tool is rich enough.
4. eSurvey Creator
eSurvey Creator is another freemium online survey tool that you cant try. If you want to conduct a simple survey or just want to give it a try then free version enough. The free version of this service offers unlimited questions but limited to only 350 answers. Big Companies like Nikon, Unilever, Samsung, Vodafone to Mazda also use this service to get feedback from their consumers. You can also add images and other supporting materials to your survey but you need to upgrade your account to do this.
eSurvey Creator also features a theme editor to adapt your survey to your corporate or personal design. You can even upload your own logo.
Unlike other services mentioned earlier above which are designed specifically to help you conduct online survey, Typeform is a tool intended to help you creating better forms. However, you can also use this tool for conducting online survey since also has a feature to enable you do it. The feature of Typeform might not as rich as other services above but there is no bad to give it a try. The tool also offers some examples of online survey if you have no idea about the forms and questions you want to create.
6. Zoho Survey
Zoho is known as a company with several services like email and online office suite. One of Zoho’s services you probably haven’t known is online survey called Zoho Survey. Zoho Survey is quite similar to Survey Monkey in terms of offering package. The free version of Zoho Survey is limited to 15 questions per survey. The number of response is also limited to 150. The good point is, Zoho Survey has about 200 different templates you can choose from so you don’t have to use the same template every time you want to conduct a new survey.
7. Survey Gizmo
Survey Gizmo is tend to ideal for enterprise business. But, it doesn’t mean that individuals can’t use this tool. Some big companies that trust Survey Gizmo include Disney, Microsoft, IBM to FedEx. Whatever your purpose with your survey, whether want to get feedback or just for research interests, you can trust Survey Gizmo to conduct online survey. There are over 40 question types you can create with Survey Gizmo.