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4 important things to know about setting Skip Logic

Skip or filter logic is a powerful aspect of survey construction. When done properly, you can expertly guide the right type of respondents to the questions you need those specific people to answer, and no one else. In addition, skip logic makes the survey shorter for the respondent, resulting in better data quality.

When done improperly, skip logic can quickly ruin your entire survey through any number of ways, including accidentally filtering the wrong demographics, or having respondents skipping important questions.

To prevent this, we suggest 4 things to remember when setting up Skip Logic.

To prevent this, we suggest 4 things to remember when setting up Skip Logic.

1. Be organized. Logic can get confusing if you aren’t organized. Be sure to click the gear icon on the top right of the Build screen to visualize your logic.

 

2. Overlap. Make sure that you don’t have filters that are repetitive or overlapping with other logic rules. Repetitive logic filters can clutter the work flow.

 

3. The order matters: If you have more than one filter set for the same answer choices, the first filter you program takes priority.

 

4. Preview and Test. Be sure to preview your survey to make sure you understand how your audience navigates the survey, and to make sure that your logic makes sense and works properly.

 

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The Internal Survey Name

Do you have surveys in your QuickSurveys account that have similar titles, generic titles (Lifestyle, Entertainment, Travel) or maybe titles in other languages? This can understandably make it difficult for you to easily distinguish the details of each survey.

For this reason, QuickSurveys offers the internal name feature, created so you can give you surveys a more descriptive label! Internal names are visible only to you through your survey management page and can be modified at any time.

Here’s where the internal name is located and how it can be modified: 

To add an internal name to a new survey…

1. Select CREATE in the upper right corner, then go ahead and enter your Survey Title on the Define page (shown below). (For existing surveys, skip to Step 2)

2. Once a title is entered, you’ll notice that same title populated under the Survey Title field next to Your survey’s internal name will be: ______ (shown below). To modify this, click the Edit button and enter your desired internal name, then click outside of the box to commit the new name.

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Programming made easy: 4 tips to quickly program your survey

If you’re looking for the quickest way to get reliable data, you’ve certainly made the right choice by selecting Toluna QuickSurveys. Next up is programming your surveys, and we’re here to help. We know everyone wants information at the snap of a finger, so here are some tricks to help you make the programming process that much easier and quicker!

Scripting 101
Pre-script your survey. This will save you a lot of time, trust us. If you write out your questionnaire before you start programming, you can easily copy and paste your questions and answers right into the tool. It’s also easier so you don’t need to come up with your ideal wording on the fly.

Tip: Use the “Text Field” option to paste in your entire choice list in one shot.

Question Types That Save Time
Use rating scales. Use the pre-set rating scale. This will save you time because you won’t have to type or copy/paste your scale points into the tool.

Pick favorites. Add questions into your ‘Favorites’ list. (Located on the bottom left side of the build survey screen) This way you have the option re-insert the questions into any future survey. How does this help? If you’re using some of the same questions over and over throughout your surveys, you can simply select those questions from your Favorites menu to input or use as a starting point.

Tip: If you have to repeat more than one question on the same page and they’re all in your “Question Bank,” add more than one question in at a time. The questions are inserted in the order they appear within the Bank.

Make Your Survey Interactive
Add images and videos. You can either upload images straight from your computer, or use our live Bing Images feed to insert images. Adding videos? Make sure they’re hosted on either YouTube or Vimeo, then search for them through QuickSurveys or copy and paste their link.

Tip: Within your survey, make sure you name each image/video so that you can easily identify them when you’re ready to add them to your survey.

Make Sure Skip Logic Makes Sense
Adding filters. The best time to add filters/skips to your survey is once you’re all done programming, this way you won’t have to go back and update filter logic if you’ve modified your survey a few times.

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