How to embed poll in a Substack newsletter.

How to embed poll in a Substack newsletter

Why is it important to gather feedback from your readers

Feedback helps you as an author find new topics. It shows loyalty to the blog author, helps to increase your audience or to get high income from the affiliate program or from your subscribers if you have a paid subscription.

How to make a poll with handypolls

Follow the link: If you still don’t have an account please register. Thus, you will be able to track your poll analytics and to manage polls.

Proceed to “My polls” section. Click “Create a poll” button and fill in all the data.

create new poll

Handypolls supports most of the devices. So it will be quite convenient for you to create a poll both from the mobile device and from PC. Create a poll and the response options, click Enter or navigation button (on mobile device) then the cursor will move to the next field.

Enter your question and answer options

Check the poll settings before creating it. In this case the poll should be accessible for everyone’s voting. Set “Who can see the poll results” option as you wish.

Check the poll settings

After reviewing the poll click “Create and get link”. Ready! The poll is created.

How to embed a poll in a substack newsletter

Substack platform does not support HTML code insertion so you will need to copy the poll text and format it in substack editor as you need.

After creating a poll select in the appeared window “Copy as HTML” option and copy the resulting text. We have generated separate links for every response option as well as the link for viewing the poll and its results (if they are accessible to everybody) at our platform.

create a poll

Insert the copied text into the substack newsletter and edit as you need.

Embedded poll in a substack newsletter

This is what I got. I’ve added some more text, made direct voting links and there you are. Now you will have even more feedback from your users.

Embedded poll in a substack newsletter

How to see the results

To see your poll statistics you need to be a registered user. Follow the link: and the main page with all your created polls will open. Click the poll card and a separate page with detailed voting information will open.