Discover the New Creative Interactive Typeforms
Every now and then, we need to get information through surveys and forms. It's a means for us to get information and give better support and services.
But, let's face it, filling-up forms isn't an exciting thing to do. It's
But what if you are presented with something like this one?
That's a whole lot more fun isn't it?
This is actually a discovery from a good experience.
I recently got a request for a survey. And as you well know, most surveys can be a drag. But not this one! It was entertaining. I hardly noticed the time pass.
Guess what I did?
I went on to find out what app they used. That survey left me smiling and feeling good. Wouldn't it be nice to let others experience that too?
And I found out what it is.
It is Typeform. A new app for creating forms and surveys on your website. It gives a totally new experience on filling-up forms. You would hardly feel like you're filling up a form.
Is it free?
We can use it for free with its logo appearing at the end of the form. I find it so cool, I am using it for my Contact form.
In this post, I will walk you through creating an interactive survey using TypeForm.
So that you'll be able to transform your traditional surveys and forms into awesome experiences for your market.
Let's get going.
Google search for typeform.com
There's no required sign-up. You can use the app right away. Click on 'Get started now'.
A short and quick tutorial demonstration or walk through is presented.
If you already have an account, you 'Log in'. Otherwise, you create your account (to save your work) by clicking "Save account'.
Provide your information.
A very short 2-question survey appears. You can answer or skip.
You may start creating your typeform. Click the big '+'.
Now, you may either start from scratch or use their templates. I opted to use the template.
Again, a short tutorial or walk-through is presented to first-time user.
You are then presented with various Templates for different types of project.
- Registration form
- Market Research Survey form
- Customer Satisfaction Survey form
- Branding Questionaire form
- Post Event Survey form
- Contact Form
- Event Registration form
- Membership Application form
- Marketing Survey form
- Job Application form
- Demographic Survey form
- Employee Satisfaction Survey form
- Volunteer Application form
- Suggestion Box
- Lead Generation form
- Social Media Survey form
- Sign-up Sheet form
- Student Satisfaction Survey form
- Funny Poll form
- Self Evaluation form
- Teacher Evaluation form
- T-shirt Order form
- Net Promoter Score form
- Party Invitation form
- Cake Order form
- Straw Poll form
- 360 Degree Feedback form
- Employee Evaluation form
- Political Poll form
- Facebook Poll form
- Wedding RSVP form
- Patient Registration form
- Incident Report form
- Vacation request form
- Customer Development Survey form
- Patient Satisfaction Survey form
- Trivia Quizz form
- Science Quizz form
- Geography Quizz form
- Emergency Contact form
- Photography Session Booking form
- Delivery Order form
- Donation form
- Vocabulary Quizz form
- Avatar Creator form
There's a huge template library. (There must be a whole lot more for a paid account.)
For this tutorial post, I selected Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Click on "Use this template'.
Form elements menu are on the left side.
The survey form and questions are shown.
The main menu: Build, Design, Configure, Share, and Analyze
You can edit each component of the survey by clicking on the item. Say, click on the survey description.
You edit it in the text box on the left side menu. You see the preview on the right. Click 'Save' after editing. Close by clicking 'x' at the upper right corner.
Again, you edit the survey Section in the same way. Click 'Section 1| Product'
You edit the Question Group in the text box. You see the changes and Preview right away. Click 'Save'.
It is the same for editing the survey questions. You can edit the question and the choices. Preview of changes is immediately shown to you. Don't forget to click 'Save'.
You can edit each question and the coding part is already done for you.
You may vary how the design and features that makes it creative and interactive.
You may add other survey questions or form component by drag & drop option. Get it from the components menu and move it to the form area.
Each form component has edit icons for logic jump, calculator, duplicate, move, and delete.
The Design Menu offers control on Colors, Fonts, and Background.
There are plenty of default color palette. You can also customise your own palette.
You can change the background color or upload a background image.
The Configure menu offers control in Settings, Integrations, Self-notifications, Respondent Notifications, Progress Widget, Messages, and Webhooks.
The Configure Menu offers integration with various platforms to collect and save your data and information. The integration is through Zapier.
Data and information notifications can be directed and saved to:
- Google Sheets
- Mail Chimp
- Get SMS
- MySQL Database
- Other integrations at Zapier
You'll be asked to 'Save your account' when you clicked on the Share Menu.
Click 'View my typeform'.
You may share your Typeform in 3 ways:
- Grab the full URL and share it on the web.
- Launch it in a pop-up
- Embed it on your webpage
You can share and use your Typeform on several social media platforms. You can also send it by email.
Typeform also offers analysis on the performance of your forms. This is in the Analysis menu.
- Metrics - monitor your Typeform across devices
- Results - view your results or download to .xlsx
- Google Analytics - track visits to your Typeform
- Report - get insights into the data you've collected
This is how this Customer Satisfaction Survey looks like:
And that's it! Now you know how to create forms and surveys that are fun and interactive.
Forms and Surveys are valuable marketing tools to get information and feedbacks. These allow you to get a deeper understanding of your customers and market.
Yet, you cannot just put out your forms and surveys and expect it to be welcomed with full enthusiasm. Other than having relevant questions, presentation adds a lot to the whole experience.
Typeform is a good option to give a pleasant experience. You can use it for free and it is relatively new. Why not try these creative of forms and surveys? See how well it will work for you.
If however, you find this app a bit complicated for you, you can always do your forms and survey in Google Form. It is not animated as the Typeform though. Read more about it: Step-by-Step Tutorial On How to Create Free Online Survey Forms Using Google Drive Forms
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