Below you can see how a typical experience sampling study using SurveySignal may look like. In this example, participants are directed to the SurveySignal signup page after having received study information and after having passed a pre-screening. After the registration process, SurveySignal directs participants to an intake survey. A certain number of days later, participants enter the mobile phase of the project during which they receive SMS signals on their smartphones, directing them to short mobile surveys according to a customized random, fixed, or mixed schedule for a certain number of days. The survey project precludes with an Email invitation for a follow-up survey sent out a certain number of days later.
This is an example of a simple cross-sectional mobile survey (i.e., no repeated measurement across time). In this example, participants receive study information and passed a short pre-screening. After the registration, participants immediately receive the SMS signal that takes them to a one-time mobile survey.