Top 8 survey Tools for designers in 2017

Any effective web design process needs to consist of testing, feedback and fine-tuning till the result meets all the set-out design goals. Online survey tools help to make sure that the feedback you receive is appropriate and also from an audience that can give you useful information.

Here are the eight of the best survey tools that we have chalked out for you that will meet your demands. Their results are reliable and fast, plus they offer a lot of functionality even in free versions.

Google form

Google keeps developing more tools to help developers, graphic designs and all technology professionals. Google Form is a free tool that is gaining a lot of popularity that allows you to create forms, quizzes etc. It lets you share a topic and allows others to participate in the topic. Not only that, it collects all the responses in a spreadsheet and allows summaries of the collected data using charts and graphs. You can easily use Google form through your personal Google account or with Google apps.

Survey Monkey

Survey monkey is well-known in the world of surveys and offers both free and paid plans. However, the features may differ according to the plan. Its paid plan contains a robust set of features and starts from $25 monthly.

It provides survey templates and skips logic. Its answers are validated with customizable survey links and design themes. It easily lets you export results to MS-Excel and pdf and allows custom branding. You can easily target the concerned people through this tool. It also provides an option to automatically collect customer words with permission to publish it. It also gives an option of employee reviews and lets you know in what page they are.


It’s a new tool which as the name implies, helps you to make better design decisions and getting feedback using polls in the community. You can upload 2 to 4 designs to create an image poll, or simply create a text poll. Right now, BetterDesign is free-to-use tool.

It conducts surveys through polling. It has two poll options, one public and the other private. The public polling option allows anyone in the community to see the results and participate as long as they have an account. However, private polling allows only people with the given link or allowed to participate in it. Private polls are important when sharing a poll with a specific audience or team members.

Type form

TypeForm’s interface is well-designed and beautiful, reflecting the company’s slogan, “Asking questions should be easy, human, and beautiful.” It offers both free and paid services. Its paid plan starts from $25/ month to $240/ year. Its free plan allows unlimited questions and answering. It lets you design your own themes or templates and provides lots of pop-up options. It also lets you export data with basic reporting. It offers surveys, quizzes, order forms and lead generation.


It mainly focuses on product feedbacks whether you are launching a test product or want to review an existing one. It gives the option to email your surveys to the intended audience. It offers three pricing plan, one is free and the other two are lite and pro starting from $9.99/month to $99/month respectively. It also offers custom pricing plan featuring multiple users, white label, and custom email domains.

Its free plan offers unlimited surveys with 1000 responses per month. Its design is customizable and lets you export data after analyzing results. It also lets you add images to your questions. It quickly labels and filters your results so you can see what trend it falls in when reviewing.


It offers four plans. Free, Basic, Pro and team. Free plan cost zero (of course) while basic, pro and team cost $79, $199 and $396 monthly, respectively. Its free plan offers individual access and UH branded test.

It offers different tests such as five-second test, click test, question test, navigation test and preference test. It easily lets the user choose the type of test which best suits their needs.

It also offers their own testers which cost $2.50 per tester while if you use yours, it’s free. It completely fulfills orders in few hours with classic designs. Their automated question answer and manual review ensure high-quality survey responses.

Zoho survey

It is another survey platform that offers three pricing model. One is free while other two $ 19 and $35 monthly. In the free version, it allows you unlimited surveys with 15 question and 150 responses for each survey.

You can easily share its results and allows email campaigns. You can also collect survey while offline and can easily upload them when you come live. It also allows surveys through mobile and lets the respondent be active anywhere. It offers different templates with 30+ languages with customizable themes. Its features like branching and logic allow the users to add follow up questions for more insight.

Survey Planet

It is a simple yet powerful online survey tool. It’s a free tool that allows various services. It has the option of custom themes with different languages and allows uploading images to the themes. It offers 100’s of pre-written questions that allow the users to efficiently choose the best ones without having to fret over making their own. It also provides branching option to the question and gives users the opportunity of free and unlimited surveys and responses.

Its pro version is $15 a month and it offers a lot of other extra features. With pro version, you can easily remove survey plant brandings also including printable survey results and question images.

Now you have a lot of option when it comes to choosing a survey tool that totally fits your need. But choosing the right one is not that simple. You would have to realize the main purpose of your survey and then choose the one that is right for your objective. Each tool offers its own advantages so prioritize your needs.

You may not need more than a few survey tools for your design decisions but depending on how large your project is, then you can get a survey plan that works for you.

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