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?

Customize anything with Riddle’s CSS quiz editor

2017-10-19T17:11:27+00:00

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 you seamlessly [...]

Customize anything with Riddle’s CSS quiz editor 2017-10-19T17:11:27+00:00

3 reasons you should make a poll for every article

2017-10-19T16:49:44+00:00

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 - letting them click, play, vote, [...]

3 reasons you should make a poll for every article 2017-10-19T16:49:44+00:00

Your online quiz title: the key to virality and success

2018-03-27T11:33:48+00:00

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 title [...]

Your online quiz title: the key to virality and success 2018-03-27T11:33:48+00:00

Online quiz lead generation – what quiz type works best?

2017-10-19T16:50:08+00:00

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 [...]

Online quiz lead generation – what quiz type works best? 2017-10-19T16:50:08+00:00

Quiz Maker Overview – Choose the Right Online Tool

2017-10-19T17:05:41+00:00

So you're looking for the right online quiz maker for your site? It's a good decision - quizzes, lists, and polls are proven winners at generating leads or growing your audience. (And hey - don't just take our word for it.  According to the marketing gurus over at AdWeek, quizzes are the most shared social [...]

Quiz Maker Overview – Choose the Right Online Tool 2017-10-19T17:05:41+00:00

Make a quiz with animated GIFs – three options

2017-10-19T17:12:10+00:00

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 [...]

Make a quiz with animated GIFs – three options 2017-10-19T17:12:10+00:00

Which type of viral quiz should I make?

2018-01-31T10:47:09+00:00

“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 suited for quick boosts [...]

Which type of viral quiz should I make? 2018-01-31T10:47:09+00:00

Riddle’s Quiz Builder in Six Easy Steps

2018-03-14T15:38:01+00:00

Hi there... we're Mike and Boris – co-founders of the quiz builder Riddle.com. What's Riddle? It's a powerful and super intuitive way to build and embed interactive polls, lists, personality tests and more. Did you know that online quizzes are “the most shared content on Facebook”? (AdWeek) With Riddle, you can quickly engage your [...]

Riddle’s Quiz Builder in Six Easy Steps 2018-03-14T15:38:01+00:00

Upcoming feature list for Riddle – vote now!

2017-10-20T10:17:56+00:00

Feature requests for Riddle - vote now! We're incredibly customer-focused at Riddle, with 80-90% of all our product features coming from you and the rest of the Riddle community. Here's what's on our list - vote for your favorites now! Improved lead generation forms Our lead generation form is simple and easy to use. However [...]

Upcoming feature list for Riddle – vote now! 2017-10-20T10:17:56+00:00

Content Marketing Superheroes: Our Favorite Quizzes

2018-01-19T11:57:50+00:00

Every week, we love seeing how some of the biggest brand, teams, and publishers engage their audience with Riddle's quiz builder as part of their content marketing plans. Here are a few of our favorites: Quiz (NBA's Chicago Bulls): How well do you know your USA Basketball Olympics history? Short yet effective, the Bulls saw 85% of [...]

Content Marketing Superheroes: Our Favorite Quizzes 2018-01-19T11:57:50+00:00