Google Forms vs Formstack
Create and Analyze Surveys, for Free
Round 1: Pricing
Winner: Google Forms!
Well, you can’t really beat free for pricing. But Formstack is one of the more expensive options for forms and survey in the category.
Round 2: Features
|Own Domain Links||y||BEST|
|Save & Resume||y|
|Actions & Notifications||y||y|
|A/B Split Testing||BEST|
|Pay for Selected Responses|
|Optimized for Mobile||y||y|
Google Forms has some great features available for a free program, but the advanced ones really need some scripting experience to set up. Formstack is clearer and more intuitive, as well as containing some extra features not available in Google Forms.
Round 3: Integrations
|Customer Relationship Management||Y|
You can access the Google Forms API yourself for custom development, but you can only integrate with other Google Aps or with other programs through Zapier. Formstack integrates with all these and more, including WordPress and several payment processing options.
Round 4: Language support
|No Language Support||21 Languages supported|
Google Forms currently does not support more than one language being displayed in you forms, though there are third-party apps that can be added as a workaround. Formstack has translations for all standard buttons and field sin 21 languages, and more than one language can be included in the same form for bilingual responders.
The battle score
Overall Winner: Formstack!
But you might prefer Google Forms if:
- You have a low budget
- You have scripting experience
- You don’t mind a steep learning curve to get cheap and powerful features