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How to create word clouds with your audience live in PowerPoint

Poll Everywhere lets you create dynamic, colorful word clouds together with your audience in PowerPoint. People may hesitate at first to pull out their phones and submit answers. But that hesitance melts away when those answers start bouncing around the screen. Poll Everywhere word clouds update in real time with each new submission. Everyone can… continue reading »

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8 easy ideas to make your presentation memorable

Poll Everywhere welcomes Mark Schaefer as the guest author of this post. When you give a speech, your one hope is for people to actually REMEMBER what you said. That’s a difficult feat, even for the best presenters. A typical keynote speech is 45 minutes long. How can you best use this time to assure that your audience… continue reading »

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Five insanely simple ideas to make your next presentation sizzle

Poll Everywhere welcomes Jon Thomas as the guest author of this post. Creating an effective PowerPoint presentation is a skill that is rarely ever taught, but somehow we’re all expected to create dazzling presentations. Though, as we all know, it rarely ever dazzles. It usually fizzles. I’m kind of a presentation geek and I’ve found that… continue reading »

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Enhance your Google Slides Q&A with interactive images, graphs

Seasoned presenters know the value of a simple, structured Q&A. Q&A sessions create a dialogue between speaker and audience, forming a connection that lasts long after the presentation is over. But time-wasting questions, or a reluctant audience that won’t speak up, can derail your Q&A right out of the gate. To help keep things on… continue reading »

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10 little-known facts about PowerPoint [infographic]

PowerPoint is known to the world as the go-to medium for presentations. It also has a long (and strange) history. From vector art to karaoke, this software has been used for a lot more than just quarterly earnings updates. Here are some of the lesser known facts about the famous slideware collected in one handy infographic…. continue reading »