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Asking for newsletter feedback through polls and emojis online is a great way to engage with your audience and get quick, easy-to-understand feedback.

People who respond to polls and use emojis may not necessarily represent the views of your entire audience, so it’s important to take the feedback with a grain of salt.

Overall, polls and emojis are a great way to engage with your audience and gather quick feedback. Just be sure to use them in conjunction with other methods of gathering feedback to get a more comprehensive understanding of your audience’s thoughts and feelings.

How to Use Feedback and Article Features for Newsletter Feedback

Nothing is more engaging than asking for feedback.

Asking for feedback can indeed be very engaging, especially if it is done in a way that encourages participation and provides a sense of value and importance to the feedback-givers.

When people feel their opinions are being heard and considered, they are more likely to engage with the process and provide thoughtful feedback.

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“Tell me what you want, what you really really want” – Spice Girls.

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5 Ways To Get Newsletter Feedback

1. Polls

Polls can be used to gather quantitative data, while emojis can be used to gather qualitative data.

Polls can be created on various social media platforms, such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and now you can do so through your email newsletter.

What Do Your Readers Really Think about Your Initiatives?

You can ask a question and provide multiple-choice answers for people to choose from. This can be a great way to get feedback on specific topics or to gauge overall opinions.

Swift Digital Email Newsletter Feedback Polling Feature

2. Article Feedback

Getting honest newsletter feedback from your audience is something most email marketers want.
Using feedback widgets such as article and general feedback takes you one step closer. So what is article and general feedback?

What is Article Feedback?

Article feedback is whereby you ask your audience to give feedback on a particular part of your newsletter. It may be the main article, or it might be one of the segments you are trying out. Either way, the more feedback you get on your email newsletters, the more informed you will be and the better content you will create for your audience.

What is General Feedback?

General feedback is a widget available in the Swift Digital suite whereby you can drag and drop it in and ask whatever question you want to help gain newsletter feedback.

You can give your users a choice of responding using emojis, ratings such as stars and like/dislike buttons. Some example questions that you may want to add to your email newsletters are below:

Swift Digital article feedback feature in emails

3. Emoji and Emoticons

How Do You Know Your Audience like your Article?

Emojis can be used to gather quick reactions from your audience.

For example, you can ask people to react to a post with a thumbs-up or thumbs-down emoji or to use emojis to indicate how they feel about a particular topic.

When using polls and emojis, it’s important to remember that they are not always representative of your entire audience.

Reactions and Rating Emoji Swift Digital Feature

4. Decline Feedback

Decline feedback is another way that allows invitees to explain why they are unable to attend a specific event.

You can provide your audience with options to answer to let you know why they have declined the event. This is a super valuable and powerful insight. When the data is collected and assessed, this information can be very useful when it comes to running or planning future events.

You can add register and decline links to your emails and newsletters, and capture feedback via your newsletter.

Swift Digital RSVP and decline feature for newsletter ent event feedback

5. Surveys

Adding a survey link to your emails and newsletters is another way to get feedback.

If you want more in-depth newsletter feedback, you can use a survey that asks questions about the newsletter or specific topic. Post-event surveys are also a very good way to get feedback from your event, post-event.

What Questions Do You Ask For Newsletter Feedback?

  1.  What do you think of our newsletter?
  2. Do you find this newsletter interesting and valuable?
  3. How often would you like to receive this newsletter?
  4. Do you have any newsletter feedback?
  5. Did you find this article interesting?
  6. Rate this article from 1-5
  7. How interesting do you find this newsletter?
  8. What do you think of the new newsletter layout?
  9. How likely is it that you would recommend this newsletter to your friends and colleagues?
  10. What would you like to read more about?

See How The Feedback, Decline and Emoji Feature Can Get Newsletter Feedback

If you would like to see how emoji feedback features really work in emails, check this out

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