Wufoo creates easy-to-use online forms — without any coding on your part. Forms can help bloggers connect with their readers, whether readers are approaching you through an open-ended contact form or you’re collecting their opinions about specific questions you might have. Wufoo lets you design and create unique, online forms and surveys — for free!
Polldaddy knows interaction with your readers can be the difference between a successful blog and one that struggles to find its footing. Create surveys and polls to discover what your readers love — and what they don’t. While you’re listening to your readers, have a little bit of fun: once you discover a TV show a lot of your readers love, create a quiz that tests their knowledge of it or discover which single food they’d want to eat for the rest of their lives. Polldaddy gives you the tools to really learn about your readers, and when you begin to build those relationships, they’ll keep coming back to hear what you have to say.
Free Online Surveys is a straightforward, easy-to-use and free way to survey, poll or collect other answers from your readers. Their basic account allows you to create a survey with up to 20 questions during a 10-day period of time, so you can collect a large amount of data without upgrading your account. Free Online Surveys provides you with a ton of versatility, from the way the survey looks — you can add graphics, videos and multiple choice answers — to the way you present it to your readers.
SurveyMonkey is a survey software tool that lets you survey your audience, whether you’re looking for easy answers or in-depth analysis. With over 15 question types and the ability to customize the look of the survey with your blog’s images, SurveyMonkey creates the sort of personalized surveying tool you want to send to your readers. The software integrates with partners like MailChimp and Eventbrite, so you can easily survey the people on your newsletter list or the attendees at a conference you’re helping to organize.
AddPoll is a simple, but powerful, way to create polls and surveys online. With three levels of services from which to choose, AddPoll can help you survey as small or as large of a group as you’d like. Start using the basic plan to get familiar with how your readers will respond to survey questions. Remember to have fun with what you’re asking, whether you’re determining a book for a book club read or trying to determine if you should begin a specific content series on your blog. Readers are more engaged when they’re having fun — and learning about your audience is the first step in building community.