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Published 08/12/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

Zoomerang provides users with a fast and easy way to get information quickly. Users can design surveys and polls for any number of purposes. The application works effectively for customer satisfaction surveys, event planning surveys, non-profit related surveys, market research, educational surveys and employee satisfaction surveys. Users can create unlimited surveys and polls for any purpose. The user can check real time results online through their Zoomerang account. A number of premium features are also included, such as customizable graphs and charts and analytics. Users can also filter results an d export data as a PDF, PPT or Excel spreadsheet. Phone support is available as well as the ability to import surveys from Microsoft Word. The website presents users with a list of sample surveys to help them get started.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Zoomerang claims to be the first online survey website, it was launched in 1999 by MarketTools, Inc a web applications company that has created many pieces of software, including market research panel software. Zoomerang is very popular and over 100 million surveys have been created by members on Zoomerang, this makes it one of the biggest survey sites on the internet. It’s also very popular with large companies with over 70% of the fortune 100 companies regularly using their services.

Zoomerang was acquired by SurveyMonkey in December 2011. All new signups are directed to SurveyMonkey.

What are the differences to other apps?

Zoomerang is a flexible survey service that allows users to create a poll or survey and get the answers they need for just about any purpose. The application includes a number of helpful features as well as access to its enormous there million person strong panel, which allows users to tap into a large network to get quality responses.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Zoomerang works much like other professional survey applications. The user can add their questions and the individual responding is presented with a primarily white page that presents one question at a time. The user can select from multiple choice options and can add custom responses when a text field is presented. Zoomerang presents the results using colorful, 3 dimensional bars as well as columns of percentages and the actual numbers so the user can get whatever they need and apply it to their event, business, organization or undertaking.

How does the registration process work?

New users can get started with a basic account by filling out the form presented in blue at the center of the homepage. The form asks for an email address and password. A check box at the bottom is automatically selected to sign the user up for email tips. This must be manually unchecked to opt out. A small note at the end of the form also advises the user that by submitting their information they are automatically agreeing to the Zoomerang terms of use.

What does it cost to use the application?

Users who sign up for a free basic account are able to create unlimited surveys and polls, can add 12 questions per survey and can receive up to 100 responses. Basic users can also access real time online results. Two paid membership options are also available. The Pro membership costs around $200 per year and includes unlimited questions and responses, customizable charts and graphs, filter and crosstab analytic features and data export capabilities that include PDF, PPT and Excel spreadsheets. The Premium plan costs around $600 per year and includes free live phone support, survey import capabilities from Microsoft Word, text analysis and statistic features.

Who would you recommend the application to? is a tool intended for anyone who needs to gather information from a large group. The paid memberships are a little on the expensive side, making them more appealing for a medium to large size company or a well established small business.

  • Choose between a free and two paid membership options
  • Create surveys and polls with custom questions
  • View survey results online
  • Send response requests through email, Twitter or Facebook
  • Tap into the Zoomerang member panel to get survey responses

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Zoomerang pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $16.60
Most expensive plan (per month) : $49.90




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