Tips for creating an awesome online survey

Thousands of boring surveys are created right now. Considering that an online survey is sometimes the middle man between your company and your audience, boring is not an option.

A survey will not only give you useful insights about your audience but will also establish the connection between you and your users. You can determine the reason why your customers are leaving, what features they would like you to add to your product, develop a buyer persona and more.

Bannersnack’s 3 new features that will boost your conversion rate

There are a few online companies that have revolutionised industries over the years.
Buffer revolutionizes the way we post on social media, Ahrefs will skyrocket your SEO strategy and Crazy Egg, through their heat maps, will help you make the right decisions regarding your website’s design and functionality.

Now, when it comes to creating banners, Bannersnack is your go-to guy.

They are constantly trying to improve their tool by adding new features and new cool templates for you to choose from. By using Bannersnack you will have access to professional stock photos, and they even went through the hassle of removing the background, so you can use images with transparent backgrounds. You can also use cliparts, professional fonts, embed elements like Youtube videos and add buttons. If you are not a designer, you can start by choosing a slick template.

Podsnack – New limitations for the free version and new subscription options

Starting today there will be a new limitation to the free version of Podsnack: with a free account you will only be able to create up to 5 playlists. As our user base has grown over the years our bandwidth usage has also increased exponentially and in order to be able to offer a truly premium experience to our paid users unfortunately we need to add this limitation in the free version. If you wish to create more than 5 playlists and make them premium you can purchase a subscription here and for a limited time only you can use this code PODMARCH16 for 25% off!

We are also discontinuing the Pod Pro subscription and replacing it with the new Pod Lite subscription. With the Pod Lite subscription you will be able to create unlimited watermark free playlists. For a full rundown of our subscriptions options and everything that’s included in them check out our go premium page!


Support department schedule for the Winter Holidays

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Similar to last year, our lovely colleagues from the support department will have a few days off to celebrate Christmas and New Year with their loved ones this year as well. The schedule for the next few days will be as follows:

Between December 24 15:30 UTC and December December 27 07:30 UTC Live Chat will be unavailable. The same goes between December 31 15:30 UTC and January 3 7:30 UTC.

Phone Support will also be unavailable December 24-25 and December 31-January 1.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our wonderful customers for using our tools this year, we are truly grateful for each and everyone of you for your support and dedication shown throughout the year. We are going to bring a lot of updates and new features in 2016 and we hope we can continue our collaboration with you.

If you have any issues during these days you can still send us an e-mail and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!

Happy Holidays and a prosperous Happy New Year!


3 reasons why businesses should create a video this holiday season

This holiday season, according to a study from Google consumer, 32% of shoppers are planning to use online video to make any purchase. Also, people in the U.S. are spending almost twice as much time as watching fashion and apparel shopping videos this year compared to last one. With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time for businesses to gear up and share some holiday jollity with the power of video to its customers.

According to Brainshark, by the end of 2017, 74% of all internet traffic will be video. So, businesses cannot afford to ignore video. Video is a remarkable way to connect with your customers and this holiday season, creating a personalized greeting video will simply make your connection even stronger. Video is one of the good marketing tools that drive holiday sales.

Photosnack new feature: Download your slideshow in mp4 format

We know a lot of you’ve been asking for an option to export your slideshows as video files and today we have some great news: you can now download your slideshow in mp4 format!

Someone in your family has a birthday coming up? Create a slideshow and play it on your TV in the background during the awesome surprise party you throw for them!

You can also upload the mp4 files on Facebook or youtube and share them that way if you so desire.

We gave the My Photosnack page a visual upgrade and we have new icons for the Embed/Download MP4 and Download buttons. Leave us a comment below and let us know what you think about the changes and what other creative ways you found in which you can now use your slideshows!