Survey Monkey Alternative – Opinion Stage vs. Survey Monkey


This article will compare Opinion Stage with Survey Monkey and show why people are selecting Opinion Stage as a Survey Monkey alternative. We will compare Survey Monkey and Opinion Stage across the following areas: Formats, Look & Feel, Customizations & Integrations.

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Opinion Stage is a great Survey Monkey alternative because we offer multiple interactive formats in one platform. Following are the main Opinion Stage formats.

Survey Format

Opinion Stage surveys are selected as a Survey Monkey alternative as they are designed for maximizing the number of submissions. This is achieved by making surveys that look great, are interactive and are designed to optimally display on all devices and platforms. The visually appealing designs and question layouts result with higher participation rates and better results. 

Opinion Stage users have the ability to build surveys from scratch or create from one of the hundreds of optimized templates offered in the templates library. 

Following is an example of how a question in a survey looks like:

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Poll Format

Opinion Stage offers a dedicated Poll format designed for quick voting, while Survey Monkey only has a survey format for voting. Opinion Stage Poll formats allow users to vote on any particular topic and submit their responses quickly, maximizing participation rates. Our polling forms are designed for maximizing engagement and participation. The high engagement levels the poll form receives result from the interactive, visual and mobile friendly design. In addition, you can get the internet poll form viral in social networks by using built-in social sharing features. 

We offer formats including opinion poll forms, political poll forms, election poll forms, image poll forms, picture poll forms, video poll forms, and more! 

The online poll form builder is designed to make it super easy to quickly get started with the basic features. However, it is also designed for advanced polling needs. For more advanced usage scenarios, the poll creator is packed with advanced features. Some examples of advanced features include automatic poll closing, configuring who can view results, allowing users to suggest their own answers, integrating a lead form, redirecting on vote and dozens more! 

The poll form app supports a few mechanism to prevent repeat or cheat voting. These include a browser cookie based mechanism, a device IP based mechanisms and a mode in which users can only vote using their social profile (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google).

Here is an example of a voting Poll:

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Form Format

Opinion Stage allows user to create both stand-alone and interactive forms. 

Here is an example of a stand-alone form:

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Quiz Form Format

Opinion Stage has the advantage of offering Quiz forms as well. Users can answer multiple outcome based questions to determine several conclusions in a Personality Quiz. This includes product finders and gift recommendations. Below is a Personality quiz product finder example:

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Opinion Stage also offers a Trivia Quiz, which tests a users knowledge on a particular topic. This is great for assessments and contests! You can set a timer for these quizzes and provide explanations per answer. Here is an example of a Trivia Quiz:

survey monkey alternative trivia quiz

Customization Options

Opinion Stage allows you to fully customize your items so that they perfectly match your brand and site. You can select from existing themes or use custom CSS to change every design aspect of the item, including color, font, sizes and more. You can also white label the survey. Here is an example of an Opinion Stage customer that has branded the form:

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Opinion Stage and Survey Monkey both support a multitude of integrations. Below are some highlighted examples of Opinion Stage integrations.

Lead Generation

Opinion Stage is a great Google form alternative, especially when it comes to lead integrations.. You can use custom webhooks to send data to 3rd party applications directly or via Zapier. Opinion Stage provides a great lead generation tool that lets you you generate more leads (up to 500% more when compared to static forms) and leads in a higher quality (the contact information is associated with the item answers). Opinion Stage supports native integrations (such as Mailchimp, Hubspot, etc), integrations, Webhook integrates and an API. This allows you to fully integrate your Opinion Stage lead generation campaigns with your existing marketing stack.

Leads are the lifeblood of any successful business. Whether you’re a startup or an enterprise, you need to have a process that allows you to collect, convert, and close your leads. Without one, you’ll have a hard time increasing your sales and revenue. 

Pixel Tracking

You can set the pixel to fire based on the step or question that a user reaches, for example upon quiz/survey completion.

You can send all events that occur in your items to your own Google tag manager to trigger actions accordingly. 

As an example, you can fire different pixels based on form responses, and use those pixels to run various re-marketing campaigns per user segment.

CMS Integrations

Opinion Stage forms can be shared and added to any content management system or html web page. We offer an acclaimed WordPlus plugin that let’s you easily add your items to a wordpress site. You can embed an item directly into a single post or page, or you may want to enter an item into all pages on the site. In case you do not own a website, you can run the web forms from an optimized landing page on the Opinion Stage site.

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Brands, publishers, educators and e-commerce merchants  are selecting Opinion Stage as a Survey Monkey alternative based on the advantages Opinion Stage has in regards of dedicated formats, customization options and the user interface which result with more submissions and a delightful experience to the users.