5 interactive games that add friendly competition to any presentation

Four experts. Three rounds. One survivor. That was the wrinkle Fordham introduced into his company’s recurring panel discussions. Each panelist would answer specific questions related to their field. The audience would then vote on who gave the best responses. Whoever received the fewest votes was then banished. The discussions continued until only one panelist –… continue reading »

How to create post-event survey questions and share the results

Poll Everywhere is a robust solution for creating post-event survey questions. Without these questions, you’re essentially event planning in a vacuum. What did attendees think of your conference? How can you use that information to improve the next one? You’ll never know if you never ask. Jason O’Rouke, senior director of public policy and federal… continue reading »

Using neuroscience to create an effective presentation

Our own forgetfulness can undermine even the best presentations. It’s the hole in the bucket that turns a great presentation into a waste of time. Talk all you want, but if no one remembers what you said a week (or even a day) later, the effort was wasted. Few people understand forgetfulness better than Dr…. continue reading »

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 »

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 »