Collectors allow you to collect response for a survey. Each survey can have any number of collectors with individual settings. You just need to enter the collector title. All other parameters have been predefined for you for easy change and set up.
To create a new collector :
- Press + ADD COLLECTOR button.
- Change collector name in collector Settings.
Additionally, you can define how the responses will be collected.
Set the survey distribution method
- URL Link, Web Widget. Select this option if you want to collect responses through web link (URL), Facebook, pop-up, or web widget.
- Email / SMS invitations. Select this option if you want to send survey invitation directly from the MySurveyLab system, as an email, SMS or email embedded survey.
- Mobile app. Select this option to collect data offline with a mobile app.
- 360 feedback. Select this option if you want to conduct 360 surveys.
NOTE. SMS length is limited to 160 characters and if you use special national characters (eg. special characters for languages like Polish, Czech, ...) it may be limited to 70 characters. It is SMS standard limitation. It means that your message will be divided into parts and the cost to send such message will be higher. Although on your respondent device it may be visible as a single message.
Survey behavior after completion
- Jump to website. After survey completion respondent will be automatically redirected to a selected website. For example https://www.mysurveylab.com
- Display summary report. After survey completion system will automatically display a report with survey results.
- Start new response. After survey completion respondent will be automatically redirected to the first page of a survey.
- Generate contest code. The system will generate and display contest code on survey end.
Non-active message. Define a message that the respondent will see for a closed collector.
- Set email notification frequency. Set automatic email notifications for your survey. You have five options - none, instant, hourly, daily, weekly.
In this section, you will find advanced survey settings. If you are not sure how to set up certain options, leave default settings.
- Multiple responses per respondent. Decide if the respondent will be able to complete survey only once or multiple times (multiple responses per one survey, useful for kiosk surveys, survey stands or computer labs).
- Going back to previous page. Decide if the respondent will be able to go back to the previous page of the survey.
- Time to complete. Set a time allowed to complete a survey.
- Total responses limit. Define a maximum allowed number of responses for a survey.
- Survey available until. Define the maximum allowed time of survey.
- Password. Secure survey access with a password. Same for all respondents
- Access with a token. Secure survey access with a token. Different for each respondent.
- IP Filter. Limit or allow access to a survey for selected IP addresses.
- Response ID. Allows external application (for example CRM, eShop, Portal) to manage the way survey responses are collected.
Response ID feature is available in Professional and Enterprise plan.