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?

Quiz maker review: Riddle or Opinion Stage?

2017-10-19T17:04:11+00:00

Opinion Stage and Riddle are two of the most well-known quiz creators on the market today. Now your business needs are unique - there's no one 'right' answer about which platform you should choose. We compiled this quiz maker review to help you decide what are the most important features for your business. (We're big fans [...]

Quiz maker review: Riddle or Opinion Stage? 2017-10-19T17:04:11+00:00

Create your own poll online – boost engagement and sharing

2017-10-20T10:14:34+00:00

Polls are a proven way to engage your audience. Asking people about their opinion is simple and powerful - it turns passive (and fickle) readers into engaged users who stay onsite longer (and share more often). The best news? Creating your own poll online is easy with Riddle's quiz maker.  Our publishing partners like Callaway [...]

Create your own poll online – boost engagement and sharing 2017-10-20T10:14:34+00:00

Online quiz images – choosing the right picture

2017-10-20T10:14:59+00:00

Online quiz images are the rocket fuel behind making an effective quiz. Along with the right quiz title, the perfect image can catch your readers' attention, keep them interested - then drive clicks as your quiz gets shared with their friends. But how do you choose the right source for online quiz images? We can [...]

Online quiz images – choosing the right picture 2017-10-20T10:14:59+00:00

Create a quiz marketing funnel with Riddle

2017-10-19T17:04:30+00:00

Quizzes are the most shared content online (according to Adweek). But sharing is just the start. Now, you can quickly create your own automated quiz marketing funnel - using a quiz maker and most email automation tools. Evolve past ‘once size fits all’ messaging - leverage the power of quizzes to deliver the right message [...]

Create a quiz marketing funnel with Riddle 2017-10-19T17:04:30+00:00

Fornicating ducks and Riddle – a quiz creator podcast

2017-03-31T11:38:44+00:00

Sure, this post's title might be a bit (ahem) unusual. However, it was inspired by an awesome shout out for Riddle by content expert Neil Vauxhall on his quiz creator podcast "Let's Talk Interactive Content". Oh, and about the ducks? Neil tried recording the first take of the podcast by his pool - only to [...]

Fornicating ducks and Riddle – a quiz creator podcast 2017-03-31T11:38:44+00:00

Quiz Maker Comparison: Riddle vs. Qzzr

2017-10-19T17:04:39+00:00

Looking to grow your audience and qualify potential customers through quizzes? You've probably come across the two market leaders - Riddle and Qzzr. Check out our quiz maker comparison - highlighting the key differences between these two platforms. (Sure, we've got a soft spot for Riddle - this is our blog after all - but [...]

Quiz Maker Comparison: Riddle vs. Qzzr 2017-10-19T17:04:39+00:00

Likert scale quizzes with Riddle’s personality tests

2017-10-20T10:15:47+00:00

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 quiz: overview "Likert what?" We've all probably seen Likert scales in action [...]

Likert scale quizzes with Riddle’s personality tests 2017-10-20T10:15:47+00:00

Sponsored quizzes – monetize your traffic

2017-10-19T17:04:49+00:00

Did you know you can make sponsored quizzes with Riddle? Add your advertisers' branding, run contests, collect emails or video ads - our quiz creator is super flexible. Since quizzes are among 'the most shared pieces of content' (AdWeek), now you can use them to grow your audience AND make more money. Sponsored quizzes: why so [...]

Sponsored quizzes – monetize your traffic 2017-10-19T17:04:49+00:00

Create an interactive story quiz using Riddle

2018-02-09T09:21:47+00:00

The team at Riddle are super excited about our new interactive story quiz. Online quizzes have always been great for growing your audience or qualifying leads (AdWeek says quizzes are among 'the most shared pieces of content'). However, they all present the same questions in the same order to every user - until now. Interactive story [...]

Create an interactive story quiz using Riddle 2018-02-09T09:21:47+00:00