Alchemer University Debuts Distribution Classes

Integrated Learning
February 26, 2021

Find the best mix to reach multiple groups and increase responses 

By Alli Milne and Andrew Sturtz 

On February 26, Alchemer University launched a new program on the subject of Distribution. This program includes seven courses to help you identify the best mix of distribution methods to reach multiple groups of respondents, increase response rates, and keep all the data in one project.  

New courses include:   

  • Course 1: Distribution Overview  
  • Course 2: Testing Your Survey  
  • Course 3: Distribution Links  
  • Course 4: On-site/Offline Distribution Options  
  • Course 5: Embedding Survey Options  
  • Course 6: SMS Campaigns  
  • Course 7: Social Media Distribution Options  

Course 1: Distribution Overview  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Navigate to the Share tab and define its primary function    
  • Describe what the Primary Link is and its limitations   
  • Describe what a Tracking Link is and its benefits during survey distribution   
  • Locate the Source Tracking section of the Share Tab and describe its primary function  

Course 2: Testing Your Survey  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Navigate to the Test tab and define its primary function    
  • Describe how the fatigue score and accessibility score can help assess the length of a survey   
  • Describe how clicking the “Generate Test Data” button can help test a survey   
  • Describe how clicking the “New Test Response” button can help test a survey    
  • Describe how clicking the “Invite Others to Test” button can help test a survey  

Course 3: Distribution Links  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Define the purpose of a primary link  
  • Define the purpose of a tracking link  
  • Add a URL variable to a distribution link  
  • Customize the advanced settings of a distribution link  
  • Filter and segment data by distribution links in reports  

Course 4: On-Site/Offline Distribution Options  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Download a survey for offline use  
  • Print a QR Code  
  • Launch a survey in Kiosk Mode  

Course 5: Embedding Survey Options  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Embed a survey  
  • Build a website intercept survey  

Course 6: Email and SMS Campaigns  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Build an SMS campaign  

Course 7: Social Media Distribution Options  

By the end of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Post a survey to social media  

Growing Success 

Since the first program was released in early 2020, over 21,000 Alchemer users have successfully enrolled and participated in AU Courses to increase their knowledge and usage of the application.  

Check out our other programs as well:  

  • Beginning Essentials Level 1  
  • Beginning Essentials Level 2  
  • Account Administration  
  • Building Advanced Questions  
  • Actions   
  • Logic  
  • Style  
  • Email Campaigns 

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