Diaries, journals, blogs

Quallie provides several modules for asynchronous discussions and simple insight communities.

No matter if your project has only a simple topic or you want to conduct a continuous qualitative study covering many topics.  Our discussion boards can be used in many ways. The setup can easily be customized to suit your needs.

You can invite your respondents to a project where each page represents a separate topic, as well as combine asynchronous bulletin boards with live chats in one project.

Easy to understand
No need to install anything
Diaries blog focus groups

Choose from 3 types of asynchronous focus groups

Group diaries &blogs

Focus Group Respondent's Blog

The moderator enters a task or discussion topic and each respondent creates a post about the topic or completes the task. Respondents can see each other and can comment on all posts or other comments.

Private diaries & blogs

Focus group respondent's diary

This module is the same as the previous module, but respondents cannot see each other. They communicate only with the moderator.

Online bulletin board research

Bulletin board focus groups

Classic online discussion boards with cascading layout, i.e. the moderator submits a topic and all participants can type their posts into one common forum.

Additional features


You can add an additional block for comments to each board or blog.

Likes, dislikes, emojis

All respondents and moderators can evaluate each published post. Emojis are fully supported.


People can attach images and videos from their computers or upload photos directly from a phone.


Participants can upload their profile photos which will appear next to their posts.

User roles


You can assign one or several moderators to your projects. He can discuss with all other participants, mute or kick out anybody, and has some administrative privileges.


Quallie provides an easy way how to add and administer all respondents in the project. There is also an email module for sending bulk invitations and reminders.


You can invite your clients or colleagues to observe the project and send messages to the moderator.

Team member

The account owner and his team members can create new projects and edit them, moderate discussions or assign external moderators, and much more.

Frequently asked questions for bulletin boards, blogs, diaries

How many respondents can I invite to the project?
There is no technical limit. The price plan defines the maximum number of respondents in your project. See the pricing for more details.

Can respondents see the clients?
No, clients are not visible to respondents. They are not able to communicate with participants.

How long can my project or community take?
The project schedule depends fully on you, there are no technical limits. Your project can take a few hours or many months. Please note, that if you project takes several months, you will pay the project fee every active month.

Are blogs or diaries better than live focus groups or bulletin boards?
Every method has its specific usage, here is an article – comparison of different approaches and qualitative methods.

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