How To Integrate Your YesInsights Surveys Into Gmail

Integrating your YesInsights surveys into Gmail is super easy. So I will quickly detail the steps you need to take to.

How to integrate YesInsights into Gmail

If you’re in a rush, there’s a short video of what I am doing at the bottom. If you don’t want to scroll, use CMD-F and type in TL;DR 🙂 

Step 1 – Create your Survey

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Sign into your YesInsights account and click “Create Survey”

Step 2 – Choose Survey Type

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Click on which type of survey you would like to create.

I created a Regular survey for this How To Guide and the corresponding video. Don’t worry! You can follow the same process for setting up an NPS survey. It’s even easier!

Step 3 – Choose How to Share

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You will be prompted to select your distribution method after selecting your type of survey. Select Email since we will be integrating YesInsights with Gmail.

Step 4 – Filling in the Survey Criteria

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In this step, you’ll give your survey a name, ask your question, and enter in the responses. You can add more responses by clicking the “Add additional responses” button (in the red box above). And you can add as many responses as you’d like!

You can delete responses by floating your mouse over the Response box you wish to delete. This will make an “x” button appear to the right of the Response box (red arrow and circle above). Simply click that “x” and that response will be deleted.

Step 5 – Creating your Survey to Share

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After filling in all the survey criteria, you will scroll down and select the green “Create Survey!” button.

Before hitting create, you will have the opportunity to switch your Landing Page, send a Follow-up email, and adjust your Settings. None of this is required. However, if you want to browse the possibilities, simply click on the arrow to the right (in the red circles above).

Step 6 – Selecting Gmail

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You will see this page after clicking “Create Survey”. To select Gmail, click on the drop down arrow. It will load up a drop down menu of all the email platforms we integrate with in alphabetical order.

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Scroll down until you see Gmail (red box above) and select it.

Step 7 – Copying your Survey Snippet

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After selecting Gmail, you will see the screen pictured above. You just need to click on the green “Get Survey Snippet” button (in the red box above).

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That will load up the page pictured above. All you need to do is click anywhere inside the survey snippet box. I added the blue and green mouse capture so you could see that a simple mouse click will save it to your clipboard!

You will see the green “Survey snippet copied!” pop-up right after you click on the survey snippet.

Note: You will need the YesInsights Chrome extension to integrate your surveys into Gmail. You will be prompted to download it here. Once it’s downloaded, you’re good to go 🙂

Step 8 – Paste Survey Snippet into Gmail

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Next, head over to your email in Gmail and paste your survey snippet. The paste shortcut (CMD-V) is your friend here 🙂 Your survey will be up and loaded:

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Step 9 – Double Check (optional)

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Personally, I like to double check that the surveys are functioning properly. Click on one of your responses to bring up the link (in the red box above). Once the link is loaded, click on it to go to the YesInsights landing page where responders can enter in additional comments.

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Fill in your additional comments on the YesInsights Landing Page and click the green “Send” button. After this, you’ll want to go back to your YesInsights dashboard.

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Click on the title of your survey (red circle above). If you ran an NPS survey, you will need to select the “NPS Surveys” button first (green box above).

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After clicking, you will be able to see your real-time results and any additional comments.

Make sure you delete this response so it doesn’t affect your survey stats.

And that’s all there is to it!

TL;DR:

Here’s the video of me doing the same process:

 

John is the Marketing Lead at YesInsights. John is motivated by a desire to make other's lives easier, particularly through digital means. He is fascinated by seeing other businesses grow, and that's how John landed at YesInsights.

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