The Ultimate Guide to Forms and Surveys
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The Ultimate Guide to Forms and Surveys

Everything you need to know about building effective forms and surveys that will help you gather the data you need and put it to work in your business.

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: What’s the Difference Between Forms, Surveys, and Polls?
    • Surveys
    • Polls
    • Forms
    • Making Your Own Forms, Surveys, and Polls
  • Chapter 2: The Best Online Form Builders for Every Task
    • The Form Builders You Should Try
    • Google Forms
    • JotForm
    • Formstack
    • Typeform
    • iFormBuilder
    • FormSite
    • 123ContactForm
    • Formbakery
    • Formdesk
    • FormAssembly
    • Gravity Forms
    • Formidable
    • Device Magic
    • Cognito Forms
    • FormKeep
    • Ninja Forms
    • PlanSo Forms
    • Picking the Best Form App
    • Putting Your Form to Work
    • Generate PDF and Word Documents
    • Bonus: Download a Form App Cheat Sheet
  • Chapter 3: Remote Data Collection: The Best Apps for Gathering Data in the Field
    • Replacing Paper and Clipboards
    • Fit Mobile Forms Into Your Workflow
  • Chapter 4: 8 Overlooked but Powerful Form Features
    • Form Features Your Should Know
    • 1. Logic for Customizing Questions Per Respondent
    • 2. Hidden Fields for Tracking Referrals
    • 3. Predefined Choices for Faster Form Set Up
    • 4. File Uploads for Easy File Collection
    • 5. Images, Icons and Videos for a Better Experience
    • 6. Field Validation for Guaranteed Results
    • 7. Payments for More Capabilities
    • 8. Integrations for Automated Data Entry
    • More Form Features
  • Chapter 5: There’s a Form for That: 20+ Ways to Optimize Form Apps for Your Work
    • Use Form Software to:
    • Streamline Your Communications
    • Manage Your Data
    • Connect With Any App
    • Build Your Own Startup
    • Keep Your Company Going
    • There’s So Much More You Can Do
  • Chapter 6: Surveys 101: A Simple Guide to Asking Effective Questions
    • Surveys: Where to Begin
    • Getting Answers: Survey Question Types
    • 6 Best Practices for Writing Survey Questions
    • Survey Pitfalls to Avoid
    • Tips on Survey Format
    • A Final Tip Before You Begin
  • Chapter 7: The Best Online Survey Builder Tools
    • The Best Survey Apps
    • Put Your Survey to Work
    • Integrate Any Survey Builder via Email
    • Bonus: Download a Survey App Cheat Sheet
  • Chapter 8: How to Design and Analyze a Survey
    • 1. How to Design a Survey
    • 2. The Best Survey Question and Answer Styles
    • 2. How to Phrase Survey Questions and Answers
    • 4. How to Select Survey Respondents
    • 5. How to Calculate the Number of Survey Respondents You Need
    • 6. How to Analyze Survey Results
    • 7. How to Interpret Survey Results
    • Conclusion
  • Chapter 9: Building an App the Simple Way: 6 Database-Powered App Builders
    • The Need for Custom Internal Tools
    • The Database Builder Solution
    • What is a Database?
    • 1. Lay the Foundation
    • 2. Pick a Database Builder
    • 3. Put Your New Internal Tool to Work
    • Go Learn Something New!

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