Do you have a blog? Are you on Facebook on Twitter? Do you want a quick feedback from any of your friends, fans or blog visitors?
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, check out FormSpring. It’s a brilliant tool to create question boxes in which your friends or readers can ask questions. The question boxes can then be published in Blogger, Tumblr, Facebbook or your Twitter accounts.
This is how your FormSpring profile looks:
You can share your profile url with anyone, and they can ask you questions. The questions arrive in your FormSpring account and you can answer them. Here is how the set of questions look:
You can block as well as delete the questions you do not wish to answer. The brilliant thing about FormSpring is that the question box can be embedded in your blog, Twitter or Facebook account. Your friends and users can answer the questions from the social networks, and they do not need to open any account or sign up. Once you answer the questions from your Formspring account, the answers are published on your profile page.
The question box can be designed and completely customized which includes adding a background image and a logo. Here is how a sample question box looks:
Formspring is nice and sweet. The fact that it allows anyone to ask questions in a universal way is impressive. However, it does not allow email notifications when someone asks you a question. You have to check your FormSpring account for incoming questions and answer them. This can be a bit tedious especially when you have every possible social network to check and monitor.
Techie-buzz rating: 4/5 (excellent)