7 Best No-Code popup form tools in 2024

Choose the right no-code popup form tool for your needs. Explore Told, 1Flow, HotjarAsk, Refiner, Survicate, Jimo, and Wisepops for easy, effective survey deployment.

Choose the right no-code popup form tool for your needs. Explore Told, 1Flow, HotjarAsk, Refiner, Survicate, Jimo, and Wisepops for easy, effective survey deployment.

User Engagement

Nicolas Jaussaud

Jul 25, 2023

Popups can be one of the easiest and most useful ways to get key information for your business from people visiting your website. But unfortunately, they can also be one of the most annoying user experiences.

Ensuring that your popups gather valuable information rather than irritating users requires two things (at least): careful consideration on your part of what you need to know and why users will ultimately benefit from responding, and a well-designed, user-friendly popup design.

The first is up to you; but we think we can help with the second! So below we’ll walk through some of the best no-code popup form tools on the market and their key features. We hope this will give you a jumpstart on understanding how to use them well, generating the data you need and avoiding a poor user experience.

Why are popup form so useful?

  • They’re the best way to present your users with a survey and collect data via your website.

  • They have a much higher response rate than email surveys.

  • They can be created using no-code tools and deployed when a user visits a certain page or performs a certain action.

  • They can improve your marketing efforts, whether those are aimed at generating leads, collecting feedback, or simply creating a contact list.

Given their potential benefits, popup form can be used to improve virtually any business. Still, that utility has led to more and more tools being created, and it’s easy to get lost in all of the options.

How do you choose the right platform for creating your popup form?

You can start right here, as we created this guide to walk you through seven of the best no-code popup form tools available in 2024. We’ll give a rundown of features, downsides, and pricing for each solution.

Scroll down to find the details about these no-code popup form tools:

  • Told (because we certainly aren’t starting anywhere else! ;)

  • 1Flow

  • Hotjar Ask

  • Refiner

  • Survicate

  • Jimo

  • Wisepops


Told

Told’s no-code popup form have been built to prioritize a beautiful design and ease-of-use. Users appreciate the fact that it’s simple to get started with the told platform, and report survey response rates that jump by 30%.

Pricing:

  • Free to sign up and use

  • Premium plan available starting at €24/month

Key features:

  • 98% of told’s features are available for free, and that includes having an unlimited number of users within your team.

  • Easy, fast installation on your website.

  • Forms have an improved design when compared to other tools, and include many customization possibilities.

  • You can use told to pose a wide variety of questions (open-ended, multiple choice, message, calendar, contact info, GDPR…).

  • Integrates with 3rd party tools (Make, Zapier, etc.) via webhooks.

Downsides:

  • Only available via web or iOS


1flow

1Flow is an automated user feedback platform for tech startups. With 1Flow, you can easily create popup form and/or popup announcements, better engaging your users.

Pricing:

  • Premium plan for $200/month.

Key features:

  • Available for both websites and mobile apps

  • Customizable to match your branding

  • Powerful targeting

  • Well-designed reports for analyzing responses

  • Connects with 3rd party tools such as Segment, Amplitude, etc.

Downsides:

  • You must pay at least $600/month to remove the 1Flow branding on your popups.

  • Getting the tool up and running can be difficult for beginners.



HotjarAsk

Hotjar is a platform that provides a global view over what’s happening on your website. They’ve now launched Hotjar Ask, a tool that allows you to create survey popups.

Pricing:

  • Free

  • Premium plans available starting at €48/month

Key features:

  • Users can highlight the parts of the page they like (or hate) to help you spot areas for improvement.

  • Multi-language, with 40+ languages available

  • Easy connections with other Hotjar tools (Heatmap, etc.)

Downsides:

  • The platform design isn’t the best, and that continues in the widget design as well.


Refiner

Refiner is a user feedback & customer survey solution for data-driven SaaS teams. They aim at collecting actionable insights from SaaS users via simple popup surveys.

Pricing:

  • Free to use

  • Premium plans starting at $79/month

Key features:

  • In addition to in-app surveys, you can also create surveys in emails, mobile apps, and HTML embeds.

  • You can trigger your surveys according to a specific time, event, page view, or manually via Javascript.

  • Integrates with many 3rd party tools.

  • Multi-language

Downsides:

  • Many basic popup benefits, such as targeting users by behavior, multi-language surveys, and hidden fields are only available in the plan starting at $199/month.


Survicate

Survicate is a user journey survey software that helps businesses collect valuable customer feedback across all digital touch points.

Pricing:

  • Free to use

  • Premium plans start at €49/month

Key features:

  • Customizable surveys

  • Run surveys wherever you need them: via email and link, on your website, in-product, or in mobile apps

  • An unlimited number of teammates can collaborate on the gathered feedback for free

  • Many 3rd party integrations available

Downsides:

  • Response analysis isn’t particularly robust; for example, there isn’t a table view allowing you to rapidly sort through answers.

  • There is a delay between when a survey is launched or modified, and its appearance on your website.



Jimo

Jimo enables product teams to connect with end-users at any step of the product life cycle, from discovery and shaping to feature announcement.

Pricing:

  • Premium plans beginning at $99/month.

Key features:

  • Powerful targeting

  • Also allows you to create in-app announcements and changelogs

  • The platform is well-designed and is easy to get started with

Downsides:

  • No free version (outside of an initial 14-day trial)



Wisepops

Wisepops is a platform that allows you to create all kinds of popups (not just surveys). It is principally aimed at e-commerce sites.

Pricing:

  • Premium plans starting at €49/month

Key features:

  • Various kinds of popups (forms, notifications, etc.)

  • Optimized for Shopify e-commerce sites; it’s very easy to launch popups using Shopify events

  • Easy to connect with other no-code tools

Downsides

  • Difficult to create real forms; it’s more often used to gather a single data point, such as an email address or telephone number

  • No free version (outside of an initial 14-day trial)


Conclusion

Finding the right popup survey tool for your company is a question of both evaluating your needs and testing out the solutions that seem like they could be a good fit. And don’t forget that you want a tool that matches where your company is today and what it will become in the future – after all, the whole point of running user surveys is to gather information that will help you to grow!

We obviously think that told is one of your best options, designed from the ground up to resolve many of the problems encountered with the early generations of popup survey solutions. To get an idea of what that means in practice, check out our live demo, and if you’re interested, sign up for free today!

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