Example Community Survey #communitysurvey #survey
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Surveying Your Community
It’s important to get feedback from your members – whether you’re starting a new group, taking over or trying to restart an inactive meetup.
A survey will:
- Help you understand your community’s needs
- Identify future topics
- Find co-organizers and volunteers
Feel free to use and edit this sample survey.
Duplicate and edit this Google Forms survey template.
Sample Survey Questions
- What topics are you interested in?
- What speakers do you want to see?
- What are your biggest challenges day to day in your work?
- What problems do people in your community (or organization) face?
- What’s on your to-do list that never gets done? Why?
- What is the best/most useful blog you follow and why?
- What’s your biggest pain point when it comes to social media, communications, etc.?
- What topics could I present on?
- What organization do you work for?
- How many employees?
Survey Examples from Other Groups
- NetSquared Melbourne in Google Forms
- NetSquared Vancouver survey in Google Forms
- Boston topic surveyon meetup.com
- Tech & Social Change Baltimore.
There are plenty of free survey tools available – select whichever you like best or is most commonly used in your community.
A paper evaluation is a good way to start. The audience is already in attendance and this is a great way to gather some feedback right after an event. Check this example NCTech4Good Sign-In and Evaluation Form
For a basic straight forward poll try Meetup.com polls It has limited options, but it’s built right into your meetup group.
Facebook also offers a straightforward polling system. If you have an active Facebook group, it’s a quick way to ask a couple of simple questions.
Twitter also has a public basic poll tool.
Google Forms are a versatile free solution. You can visualize the data using using built-in tools.
For a decent survey tool, try SurveyMonkey – it allows you to ask 100 users ,10 questions for free.