Google Forms is a comparatively basic form builder, but with incredible features that allow the user to create standard but remarkable surveys and forms. It offers 12 field types with 9 question types that include; short answers, paragraph, multiple choice, checkboxes, drop-down, file upload, linear scale, multiple-choice, and checkbox grid. This variety of question types allow the user to create more interactive forms that make a good impression on the audience.
Google Forms also offers form sections and logic jumps that enables the user to direct the respondent according to their answers. It helps in getting more detailed and variable answers from the audience.
It also contains an incredible feature of adding collaborators to your form. The users can share a link created by Google forms with anyone that they want to work with that will allow them to add, edit, and manage the form with you. This feature is helpful when the user is working in a group and result in more unique forms.
Google Forms extends with numerous add-ons that include Integromat, Slack Notifier, SurveyMonkey, ActiveCampaign, HubSpot, etc.
Google Forms works with all kinds of simple and complex forms to gather data. From questionnaires to customized surveys, Google Forms enables the user to create feedback forms, applications, and job forms, event management forms, order forms along with pop quizzes and polls.
For better understanding and communication with the audience and dynamic forms, Google Forms integrates with a wide range of applications, which categorizes into these types: Marketing and analytics, Sales and CRM, Accounting & Finance, Administration & Management, Web Development, Office Applications, Task Management, and ERP and logistics. Some of these programs are Kloudio, Zapier, Google Sheets, Trello, Streak, etc.
Google Forms does not offer a feature of saving partial submissions but, its conditional logic questions allow the respondent to save the half-filled forms that enable the users to collect the partially filled data.
Google Forms is the easiest form-building tool, but it does not have the 'Save Forms for later' feature that gives the respondent option to complete the form in more than one sitting. However, with its question logic, the users can take the respondents to the submit button by adding a multiple-choice question at the end. This option will give the respondent choices to whether to complete the form or submit the half-filled form.
Google Forms does not contain form abandonment features that allow the data collection of the forms that are partially completed.
Form Analytics is limited in Google Forms to only analyzing your data displayed into charts automatically chosen by the platform. Nevertheless, the users can connect Google forms with Google sheets that enable custom data visualization, pivot table, and exporting data to other statistical software. Google Forms can also work with Google Analytics that help you with your strategizes and objectives with their KPIs and metrics that include: Audience, Conversion rate, Acquisition, and behavior.
It is convenient to have an Email autoresponder feature to send an already typed response to your respondents. Unfortunately, Google Forms does not offer this feature yet.
Responser offers email autoresponders and form-abandonment features that help capture both converted and abandoned leads with automatic syncing and downloading. Whereas Google Forms is a simple form creator that does not offer email autoresponders or abandoned form features.