Embedding Surveys on Your Facebook Page

Lori Halley 16 July 2012 0 comments

In our last post – Online Surveys – Tips and Tools – we offered five tips on how to use online surveys to gather information and insight from members and supporters. One of the tips was a reminder about the importance of promoting the online survey to increase participation.  While we suggested promoting the survey on Facebook, with some online survey tools you can actually embed your survey right on your Facebook page.

Since we use SurveyMonkey for our Wild Apricot customer and blog reader surveys – like the Membership Renewal Survey we reported on recently – we decided to try using their Facebook app to embed a mini survey about event reminders on our Wild Apricot Facebook page.  Check it out, and if you host member or fundraising events, we hope you’ll participate in the survey!

Just click on this image to visit our Facebook page with the embedded Events Reminder survey.

With this feature you can promote your survey on Facebook, enable your members or supporters to participate and share the survey with others while still collecting and analysing the survey results through your SurveyMonkey account. 

How do I embed a survey on my Facebook Page?  

To use the SurveyMonkey Facebook App, you need to use “Facebook Connect” to link your Facebook and SurveyMonkey accounts. Once you do that, a SurveyMonkey icon is included on your Facebook page – here’s what it looks like:

 

If you want detailed instructions on how to embed SurveyMonkey surveys on your Facebook page, you can check out this help document: How do I embed a survey on my Facebook Page?

More tips and tools? 

We’re always on the lookout for tips and tools – in addition to our Wild Apricot Membership Management software – to help make life easier for the staff and volunteers of small non-profits and membership organizations. Let us know what you think about these posts as well as ideas on other tips and tools topics you’d like us to cover.

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Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot] Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]

Posted by Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]

Published Monday, 16 July 2012 at 8:32 AM

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