Enabling sharing in Simulator provides a unique URL for each respondent's 'sharing page', which can then be shared by them on social media.
The 'sharing page' displays their submitted choices for each service or priority area including the consequences of each selected option. The page also includes a button which allows the viewer to go and submit their own response, encouraging further participation.
Sharing page user journey:
Respondents take part in the Simulator by moving the sliders, viewing their consequences page, filling in the demographics questions (optional), and then selecting the 'Submit' button.
If sharing is enabled, the respondent will see the following on the 'Thanks' page (this is an example from Budget Simulator, and a similar page is shown on Bill and Points Simulators:
The respondent can share their choices in three different ways:
- By copying and pasting the URL link. This is a unique URL for each respondent's Sharing Page.
- By clicking 'Share on Facebook', which looks like this:
- By clicking on 'Share on Twitter', which looks like this:
The Sharing Page itself looks like this, with the total budget at the top on Budget Simulator, the overall Bill choices for Bill Simulator, and the Points total in Points Simulator. You can set the title and the wording at the top of the page for your site:
Sharing is switched off by default. If you would like it to be switched on for your site, please contact your Account Manager.