Friday, June 6, 2008

Tool of the Day: Vizu Web Polls

Want to know what your readers think about something? Just ask them. Vizu Web Polls are free, easy to set up, and easy to install on your blog.

Setting up your poll takes only a minute or two. Type in your question and your answer choices, click through some other settings, and click export. Format the colors so the poll looks great on your blog and choose the width--narrow for a sidebar, widest for a post. You can even add pictures if you like. Copy and paste the code into your blog post or layout template.

You can set up the answers to display as a pie chart or one of several other types of graphs, and you'll see a Google Map that shows you the locations of all your respondents.

Here's an example (vote and see how it works!):