Facebook is a great place to survey your friends, fans, and customers–right where they’re already hanging out. In 2010, we introduced our Facebook collector, and have seen many customers use it as an easy way to share their surveys on Facebook.
As with everything we do, we asked you what else you wanted to see. And you told us: “How about the ability to add a survey right onto a Facebook Page?”
So we got busy and built a Facebook app that allows you to do just that.
Yup, with any SurveyMonkey plan (including our free plan) you can now add a survey directly to your Facebook Page. Ask your fans what they want to hear from you. Ask your customers what deals you should offer. Quickly poll people on the hot topic of the day. It’s a great way to engage your audience, gather their feedback, and keep them on your page. But best of all, all the data you gather is easy to analyze and in a format you can really use (no more having to scroll through tons of comments to glean insights!).
If you’re not familiar with Facebook Pages, they’re a way for businesses, musicians, celebrities, and products to have a place on Facebook where they can interact with their fans. Learn more about how to set up a page here. And check out the SurveyMonkey Page as an example (and see some happy monkeys while you’re there).
How to Add a Survey to Your Facebook Page
If you’re ready to add a survey to your Facebook Page, all you need to do is:
1. Connect your Facebook account to your SurveyMonkey account (from your My Account page).
2. Add the SurveyMonkey Facebook application to your Page. Please note – you cannot add this app to your personal wall, it must be added to a Facebook Page (e.g. for a product, business, etc).
3. Create your survey in SurveyMonkey.
4. Create a Facebook Page collector for your survey.
5. Select the survey you’d like to display from the SurveyMonkey application on your Facebook Page.
That’s all you need to do to add a survey to your Facebook Page. The tab for your survey will have it’s own URL, so don’t forget to post it to your feed (and encourage your fans to forward it along) to make sure people take it.
Check out our Help Center article for more details on this new feature.
To see this in action, take the survey we’re running a survey on our Page right now:
We’d love to hear how you use this new feature to survey your fans on Facebook, so please share in the comments below.