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

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 tests2017-10-20T10:15:47+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 traffic2017-10-19T17:04:49+00:00

Create an interactive story quiz using Riddle

2018-07-31T10:38:41+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 [...]

Create an interactive story quiz using Riddle2018-07-31T10:38:41+00:00

CSS quiz editor – customize (nearly) anything

2018-09-07T17:11:26+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 [...]

CSS quiz editor – customize (nearly) anything2018-09-07T17:11:26+00:00

3 reasons to embed online polls in every post

2018-07-17T16:39:46+00:00

The passive web is dead - smart publishers make online polls 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. Here are three reasons you should embed online polls in every page or post. With [...]

3 reasons to embed online polls in every post2018-07-17T16:39:46+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 success2018-03-27T11:33:48+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

2018-07-03T09:46:04+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 [...]

Quiz Maker Overview – Choose the Right Online Tool2018-07-03T09:46:04+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 options2017-10-19T17:12:10+00:00

Which type of viral online quiz should I make?

2018-07-31T15:05:56+00:00

“What sort of viral online 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; we feature 12 types of a viral online quiz - from personality tests from pop quizzes, lists to polls and surveys. Each type of [...]

Which type of viral online quiz should I make?2018-07-31T15:05:56+00:00