New homepage, searchable support center

Redesigned home page and searchable support hub

You may have already noticed the new home page, but you’ll also find a redesigned support hub with a new search system that helps you quickly find the information you need. New Poll Everywhere home page The home page now offers new paths to business, education, and event-specific polling ideas, as well as a more unified visual experience. The… continue reading »

Poll Everywhere's guiding principles

Reflecting on the values that guide us – a rare opportunity

As a team, we haven’t been big on mission statements or sweeping pronouncements of our values. We prefer to show rather than tell. But as Poll Everywhere has grown, our ambition to change presentations has grown. Polling is increasingly being used not just by the most cutting edge professional speakers, but by everyday heroes in… continue reading »

6 word cloud examples created with a live audience

Word clouds are a clever way to reinforce key points from your presentation. They’re typically static images made up of multiple words about a single topic. The size of each word reflects its popularity or importance. Poll Everywhere builds on this idea with dynamic, interactive word cloud activities the audience can contribute to, live, during your… continue reading »

18 icebreaker questions that are more fun with a phone

An icebreaker question is only as fun as its responses. Without responses, all you have is awkward silence and a group of people looking down at their phones – not each other. Coax your participants out of their shells with Poll Everywhere. This audience response system transforms participants’ phones and other devices into interactive presentation… continue reading »

How to structure a presentation your audience will actually remember

Poll Everywhere welcomes Dr. Carmen Simon as the guest author of this post on presentation structure and how it affects memory. Dr. Simon is a cognitive scientist, a leader in the virtual presentation movement, and an internationally renowned public speaker. She’s also a founder of Rexi Media, a worldwide presentation consulting firm. For more on… continue reading »

5 interactive presentation ideas that leave a lasting impression

Attention is the gatekeeper of our memories. If you can’t get your audience to sit up and take notice, your presentation will soon be forgotten. In her webinar, Using neuroscience to create presentations with lasting impact, Dr. Carmen Simon, cognitive scientist and cofounder of Rexi Media, emphasized the importance of attention when forming new memories…. continue reading »