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2018: Collecting Reflections

As December’s winding down, we’re preparing to say goodbye to 2018. Whether you’re reluctant or relieved to leave 2018 behind, there’s no doubt you’ll carry something with you. We all know reflection is a big deal — pausing for a moment to learn, celebrate, or even just wonder how something even came about. As we approach the new year, what…

The Quiet Art of Listening

Are you listening? What I’m about to say might sound sacrilegious, but it’s true: Surveys aren’t always the answer. Don’t get me wrong. I love surveys. I love asking questions, getting answers, and learning something new. But sometimes, I want more. Beyond the single-select answer sets, beyond the rating scales, and even beyond the character constraints of even the most…

Cambridge Analytica, GDPR, and The Data That Divides Us

Data has become the hottest commodity of the digital world — and also its fiercest source of debate. Data can improve quality of life, bolster capitalism, and help combat natural disasters. On the other hand, many believe it can overwhelm businesses, eliminate personal privacy, and reduce human beings to statistics. So where do we draw the line? How much data…

SoGoSurvey Highlighted by Software Review Site as a Key Player in the Survey Software Niche

It’s not exactly headline news that we love feedback. It’s our business, after all, and we like it just as much as our clients. Still, it’s great news when the feedback on our SoGoSurvey features is highly positive! We’re proud to share that FinancesOnline, a popular software directory, has awarded SoGoSurvey two honors: Great User Experience 2018 Award and Rising…

v11.0: Release The Excitement!

It’s official: Our latest SoGoSurvey update is now live! If you’ve logged in within the past few days, you’ll notice the invitation to check out the new style. Not ready yet? Keep calm and check out a few highlights, starting with our updated flow…   YOUser Experience This release is designed with you in mind, reducing the number of clicks…

3 Reasons Your Business Needs Online Survey Software

Creating an effective survey is not as easy as you think. There are a ton of factors that go into creating a survey, like paying attention to the question format, making sure themes are relevant to current issues in the workplace, and ensuring participants can finish the survey in a timely manner. However, it’s not easy to do all this…

Behind The Numbers Podcast: Episode 2

It’s podcast time again! In the second episode of our Behind The Numbers podcast, we speak with Nejla Liias, president and founder of Global Health Visions. GHV, a women-owned business that works across a range of health and development issue areas with the aim of improving the lives of individuals and communities everywhere, offers a perfect example of how data…

Release The Release!

I don’t write that many blog posts that are only about the platform and how cool it is. We have a whole User Guide for that. But in case you missed it, this week is a bit different. Unless you’ve been hiding your head in the sand, you know we have a new release coming out this week (FRIDAY!!!). And…

Teachers Are The Best

I’ll say it again: Teachers are the best. No bias here. Okay, a little bias. Full disclosure: I’ve taught learners ranging from age 4 to impolite-to-ask. I’ve taught English, EFL, ESL, community engagement, tech skills, customer service, and how to be a better teacher, among other topics. I’ve taught in the US and abroad, in public schools and universities to…

Feedback, Anyone? Anyone??

Such a great episode of SoGoLive this week! Did you see it? If so, you didn’t hear it. A technical hiccup kept it silent… and nobody in the audience said anything. Still, it was pretty great. You can just take our word for it. Right? But really: What’s the deal with feedback? Is everyone just thinking ‘Whoa, there’s something wrong…