When you create a Google Form, you’ll need to share it. One popular way to do this is to embed your Google form in emails so recipients can fill out the form and submit their responses from their inboxes. Embedding a Google Form in an email is a great way to increase response rates and gather data from a wider audience.
How exactly do you embed Google forms? In this article, we'll walk you through the steps for embedding a Google Form in an email, step by step. We’ll also discuss how to send out Google Forms to a large group of people.
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How to embed a Google Form in an email
Step 1: Create your Google Form
To get started, you'll need to create a new Google Form. Creating a form is easy. You just need to go to Google Forms, sign in, and create a new form by pressing the “+” button. Then, you can give your form a title, description, and questions. You can customize your form’s theme, along with the font and images. Once you’re finished creating your form, you can hit the “Preview” button to see how it looks.
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Step 2: Click “Send”
Once you're happy with your form, click the "Send" button in the top right-hand corner.
This going to open a menu for sharing your form. There are a few different ways to send your form, mainly via email, link, social media, and HTML code.
Step 3: Choose how to send out your Google form
You have a couple of options here. Sharing via email is pretty straightforward: a Google Forms email is sent out to whoever you enter with your form.
You could also copy the Google forms embed link and insert it into your own email. This would be best if you already have an email drafted out and want to simply add the form to it. This link could also be used to create a QR code.
To share your form via email, click the "Email" icon and enter the email addresses of the people you want to share your form with. You can also add a brief message to go along with your form. Finally, don't forget to check the ''Include form in email'' box to embed your form in the message body.
Step 4: Send your email and track responses
When you're ready, click the "Send" button to send your form to your recipients. That's it! Your recipients will now be able to fill out and submit your form directly from their inboxes.
If you want to track responses to your form, you can do so by going to the "Responses" tab in Google Forms. From there, you can see how many responses you've received, view individual responses, and even connect your data to a Google Sheet.
If you enable the option "Get email notifications for new responses from the more menu in the ‘’Responses’’ tab, you will also get an email notification each time someone submits your form.
These notifications could include a document with responses included with an add-on like Form Publisher.
A mail merge can help you share your Google Form with more people
Now we know how to send a Google Form embedded in an email but can you embed Google Forms in emails then send them to a large number of people like an email marketing list? Of course, you can.
If you want to send out mass emails with your embedded Google Form, then you'll want to check out a mail merge like YAMM.
YAMM is a tool that makes it easy to send mass emails with Google Forms embedded in them. With YAMM, you can send your form to a list of recipients with just a few clicks. Plus, YAMM can personalize each email with the recipient's name, so your recipients will feel like the email was written just for them.
When you use YAMM to send your form, you can also track results in real time. YAMM will automatically keep track of who opens your email and clicks your form link, which will show up in your Google Sheets contact list.
If you want to send out mass emails with your Google Form, try out YAMM today.
Google Forms are easy to create and share
So, there you have it! Google makes it easy to share your Google Form in multiple ways, and it’s simple to embed your Google Form in an email. The next time you want to share a survey or poll over email, try out these steps and see how easy it is to collect data yourself!