Did you know that more than half (52%) of marketers say Facebook is “the most important social network they use to grow and market their business”? LinkedIn came in second place with 21%, followed by Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.(source)
It’s safe to say that social networking has become the easiest way to promote any business across the world. Therefore, having a strong social media presence is crucial for businesses. When used correctly, it helps you connect with customers and potential customers, build an online community and increase your brand awareness. You can interact with your customers in many different ways.
Our 123ContactForm application for Facebook should definitely be one of your go-to tools for that. The app allows you to easily integrate forms and surveys with Facebook. But in this article we’ll focus on Facebook polls.
Polls are great for getting real-time feedback from your audience and provide a way for visitors to interact and express their opinions. Moreover, they can see how others feel about a topic by viewing the results of the poll on your site. If you want to find out how to make a Facebook poll using the 123ContactForm web form builder, continue reading.
First, you need to sign up or log into 123ContactForm with your account credentials. Then, click Create New Form on the top left side of your dashboard, under the header.
You can select the Poll form template or maybe you want to create it from scratch. If so, select Blank Form.
After you’ve typed in the name of the form (this is how you’ll see it listed in your account) you’ll be able to customize it from the Form Editor and adjust the form fields and form layout as you wish.
Edit the headline by selecting the headline field. This will trigger a popup allowing you to choose different fonts, font sizes and more. You can choose an image to make your poll visually appealing.
There are Basic and Advanced fields you can add to the layout with drag-and-drop, then edit by selecting the field and using the panel on the left. It’s easy to make it engaging by inserting social buttons so that your fans can share the poll on their Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn accounts.
You want to display voting results instantly? Then go to Settings → Notifications → Form User Options (Sender)→ Thank You Page and Redirects and tick the option Show Report. You can also filter, compare results and redirect visitors to your website after they submitted the form.
If you need to refine the coverage of your Facebook poll, go to Settings → Security → Country Filter. You can reject submissions coming from specific countries or accept submissions only from certain countries.
Now it’s time to publish your poll. Hit the Publish tab on top and choose Facebook as your publishing method. You’ll see a link to our 123ContactForm Application for Facebook . Allow it to access your pages and then, in the application, simply add the poll to one of your Facebook pages.
And that concludes this tutorial on how to make a Facebook poll with 123ContactForm.
A poll is one of the most powerful tools a business can incorporate into its social strategy. From discovering a general opinion to engaging and energizing your students, you can use it for many purposes, depending on your goal. With our 123ContactForm Free Poll Maker it’s as easy as 1-2-3!
Give it a try and don’t forget to let us know how it worked for you!