Spruce user survey
Hello! We'd love your help so that we can understand how to improve Spruce and make other tools to help you brainstorm while you are writing. This survey should take no more than 2 minutes to fill out. Thank you for your time!
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What do you write? Other than personal communication, do you do any of the following kinds of writing on a regular basis?
Business communication (marketing, business email, reports)
Technical writing (science and engineering)
Screenwriting / playwriting
Non-fiction / expository essays
Where does most of your writing happen?
On my desktop / laptop computer
On my smartphone
On my tablet
What sort of text editing software do you typically use to do the writing?
My email program
Some other web-based editor
Some other computer program
How often when you are writing do you look for famous quotations to add to your documents?
How often when you are writing do you do research on the Web to find other perspectives to bring into your work?
If you've used Spruce already, which of these best describes your reaction so far?
It looks interesting. I'll probably try it again some day.
I can't see why I'd use such a thing.
It didn't show me any quotes at all. Something seems to be broken.
It's a great idea but the relevance of the suggestions is pretty weak.
I feel like this thing knows me personally!
If you've used Spruce already, which of these features have you tried?
I've used the "Lyrics" option to find matching verses from songs.
I've used the "Saved quotes" button to see quotes that I've liked in the past.
I've clicked on the "Simplest" button to see the simplest quotes first.
I've clicked on a source to search Google for information about a quote that was listed
I've used the Chrome extension to select text and then run Spruce from the context (right click) menu
I haven't used Spruce yet
What kind of quotes would you like to see more of in the Spruce database?
More quotes from recent news events
Lines from classic literature
More short, pithy quotes
More long-form (paragraph-length) quotes
Any other thoughts about how well Spruce is working for you currently? Put bug reports and feature suggestions here, if you have any.
What other tools would you like to see to help you while you are writing or researching?
What's your favorite word from these 5?
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