Questionnaire 101

Questionnaires allow you to collect information in a more guided format, one question at a time.  They can be used to collect information from a variety of of sources, including on your website or blog. In this article, we'll discuss building a questionnaire and sharing it so you can begin collecting responses.

 

Building Your Questionnaire

To get started, click on Choose App from your dashboard, then select Questionnaire from the menu. You can choose to create a questionnaire from scratch or choose from a number of pre-built templates.

 

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Next, give your questionnaire a name and description and select whether you'd like to use this information as an introductory page that respondents will see before your first question/fields. 

 

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Adding fields to your questionnaire is just as easy as adding questions to your other qrveys.  Just click the + Add button, then choose New Field and finally, choose the field type from the drop-down menu below. Questionnaires include all of the field types you're most likely to use, including name, address, phone numbers and email addresses.  You can also choose from a number of question types including multiple choice, text, numeric and dates. 

 

 

Qrvey questionnaire also support a number of advanced features, such as piping and branching that you can learn more about. 

 

Adding Text

You may wish to add additional text or instructions to your questionnaire. Qrvey forms makes it easy by allowing you to add a text area before or after any field.  Just click the + Add button, then choose Add Text. You may then enter the text or instructions you'd like to include. 

 

 

 

Adding A Custom "Thank You" Page

If you'd like to add a custom thank you message after respondents submit their form, just click the + Add button after your last form field, then choose Add Custom "Thank You" Page as shown below. 

You may then enter the message you'd like respondents to see.

 

Customizing Your Questionnaire

Once you are happy with all of your questions and form fields, you can click the Customize tab to change colors, add your logo or set in-context option if you'll be embedding this form into a website. To learn more about customizing, click here.

 

Publishing Your Questionnaire

Once you are finished building your questionnaire, click the Publish tab.

 

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By default, all questionnaires will collect data until you deactivate them.  If you are ready to begin collecting responses, click on the Activate button.

 

 

Once active, you can share your questionnaire by copying the provided link, or by clicking any of the buttons to share it via social media or via email.  If you'd like to add your questionnaire directly to your website or blog, choose the iFrame or In-Context buttons to generate the necessary HTML that you can copy and paste into your website. 

 

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 Viewing Your Results

Now that you questionnaire is live and collecting responses, the next thing you'll probably want to do is see and analyze the results as they come in.  Fortunately, we have an article that explains all of Qrvey's powerful analysis options.