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9 Free Online Poll and Survey Widgets for Blogs

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One of the best ways to interact with your blog’s readers is to add a poll or survey on your site for their participation. Through this effort not only you can gather and understand the general thoughts of your readers on a particular topic but also create a positive impact on your site bringing up the interactivity value.

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In today’s post we’ve compiled a list of popular poll and survey widgets which can be installed on your blog. With these online tools, bloggers can easily set up online poll, marketers can conduct web survey, and users of social network can create personality quiz for their fans and followers.

SurveyMonkey
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SurveyMonkey is one of the most popular online survey and questionnaire services. Its intuitive platform allows you to easily build a survey either from scratch or by choosing from templates. Once your online survey is created and customized, you can obtain the data with required questions and response validation. SurveyMonkey lets you can collect responses with one URL by including your link on emails, websites, Facebook and more. Reporing wise it provides you real-time graphs and chart, data with filters and cross tabs.

SurveyGizmo
SurveyGizmo is another well-known builder of online forms, surveys and event registrations. The easy to use software comes with numbers of beautiful themes for surveys. Its analytics tool enables you to quickly analyze your data. To help you get more honest answers and response rates, SurveyGizmo allows you to use your target’s answers to show or hide questions and text that aren’t relevant to specific respondents. Also, it has various sets of question types to keep your survey takers engaged as they complete the surveys.

Polldaddy
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Polldaddy, with some of their big customers like Microsoft, BBC, Forbes, IBM, is certainly a reliable web service that you can use to create any kind of survey, polls and quizzes. Users can collect responses via their blogs, websites, emails, iPad and social networking sites. Polldaddy also lets you easily generate and share reports.

ProProfs
An online tool for building quiz, survey and training products. With its huge library of quizzes, assessment tools, as well as tracking and measurement dashboard, ProProfs empowers users with a valuable feedback engine to apply knowledge for higher efficiency and productivity.

Pollcode
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With Pollcode you can create a free poll for your website and share it anywhere online. To use the service, simply type in your question and up to 30 possible answers. You can then customize the poll with colors, fonts and settings of your choice. Once you’re finished, the service will provide you an HTML code for adding it to your blog or website. Alternatively you can share your poll on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.

Poll Everywhere
Poll Everywhere lets you engage your audience in real-time. They can response via mobile phones, Twitter, or web browsers. Although the app is mainly used with a live audience for instant feedback, bloggers can also embed polls in their own blog, distributing self-paced surveys.

MicroPoll
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MicroPoll is another intuitive and easy-to-use online service that allows you to build a website poll in minutes. You can customize your poll the way you want, publish your poll to your target audience as well as analyze the results with its built-in tools. The beauty of this service is that you can display your poll across multiple sites and all of them collect data into the same database.

PollSnack
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When it comes to embedding a poll or survey into your blog, PollSnack is a great online tool you must try out. It’s easy to use and the look of the poll or survey can be specifically tailored according to your needs. Reporting wise, it’s straightforward and the results can be viewed in real-time. With PollSnack not only you can choose any language you want but also store the data for a long period of time or export them as CSV.

Question Form
Question Form is another web service for building online surveys and forms. Its user friendly drag-n-drop interface enables you to design beautiful poll with a few clicks. You can easily integrate the survey with your blog or send by email. The app equipped with reporting and analytics tools allowing users to create reports, analyze and export data to spreadsheet.

Author: Jules, Quertime Editorial

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  • Cloe Martin

    Thank you Jules for this almost perfect list of online poll/survey
    creators. However I do feel that Polldeep should also be added to
    this list given its ability to conduct amazing results. Latest
    features and super service has made it a name to reckon with in this
    industry.