About Mike Hawkins

Passionate about ultimate frisbee, photography and travel, I'm an active Californian who 10 years ago fell head over heels in love with living abroad in Europe, and love bringing a healthy dose of American enthusiasm to a string of start-ups and small European companies. History and culture are great and all, but I'm still searching holding out hope for the perfect Manchester hamburger... any tips?

Likert scale quizzes with Riddle’s personality tests

By | 2017-03-16T16:30:39+00:00 March 16th, 2017|

Riddle’s quiz maker is pretty powerful – you can customize it for a near-infinite number of uses. We’ve seen academics, brands, and other folks create Likert scale quizzes on Riddle to power their research efforts. Here’s how you can do the same.

likert scale quizzes

Likert scale quiz: overview

“Likert what?”

We’ve all […]

Customize anything with Riddle’s CSS quiz editor

By | 2017-03-01T05:26:40+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

Social data giant Kissmetrics knows that quizzes and interactive content are flat-out awesome at boosting engagement. They turn passive readers into viral brand advocates – increasing time on site and social shares. But why disrupt your site’s branding with a clunky 3rd party widget? Check out Riddle’s shiny new CSS quiz editor – it lets […]

3 reasons you should make a poll for every article

By | 2017-03-01T05:26:21+00:00 February 14th, 2017|

The passive web is dead – smart publishers make a poll and other interactive content a key part of their content strategy. Gone are the days where your users would happily read page after page of content on a single site.

Nope, now it’s all about engaging the user – […]

Your online quiz title: the key to virality and success

By | 2017-03-01T05:27:24+00:00 February 7th, 2017|

At Riddle, we’re often asked – how do you create the perfect quiz? Our number one piece of advice – your online quiz title is the most important thing you’ll create.

We’re often amazed when making a quiz, people put all their creativity into the questions –  then jot down the first […]

Online quiz lead generation – what quiz type works best?

By | 2017-03-01T05:27:37+00:00 January 27th, 2017|

Online quiz lead generation is a powerful marketing combination. hey go together like Batman and Robin, or chocolate and peanut butter (delicious).

But why?

Getting your potential users involved and clicking is powerful. Once they’re answering questions, you’re more than halfway to getting them interested in your services.

  • Add a form asking for their name and email.
  • […]

Make a quiz with animated GIFs – three options

By | 2017-03-01T05:28:05+00:00 January 24th, 2017|

Animated GIF’s are massively popular today. You’ve probably seen them online in your social feed on Facebook or Twitter – those quirky or funny looping animations that instantly catch your eye. They work on Riddle’s quiz creator too. Here’s how you can make a quiz with animated GIFs for a big lift in virality and engagement.

Make […]

Which type of viral quiz should I make?

By | 2017-03-01T05:28:42+00:00 December 24th, 2016|

“What sort of viral quiz should I make for my site?”

Our team at Riddle gets asked this a lot.

Riddle has so many ways to create interactive content, from quizzes and lists to polls and surveys – and each has their own strengths.

Some are faster to create and […]