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Create polls and surveys

Polls are a very simple way to learn something more about your audience, gather insights but also let them express their opinion. Once you activate the poll question, participants can send their votes through the devices and results get updated in real-time.

Watch a short video tutorial or skip to the reading part below.

Step 1 - Create your poll

Log in to Admin and select the Polls tab to create your first poll question. Simply click Create a poll, type in your question with the options and hit save. You can select from the following poll types:

  • Multiple choice
  • Rating poll
  • Word cloud
  • Open text
  • Survey

💡You can drag and drop the poll questions in Admin and easily change their order.

💡 Quick tip: Add a poll description

To give your polls a context, click the link under your poll question and type in up to 256 characters long description.

 

Step 2 - Activate it

Once you're ready, hover over your poll and click the play button to activate it. Live results will be displayed in the Present mode as people start sending their votes. Every participant can vote once. 

💡To get an unbiased vote from each of the participants, you can hide the results before you activate the poll.

How to hide poll results video tutorial

 

Step 3 - Deactivate the poll or activate the next one

Once people have finished submitting their votes and you've discussed the results, it's time to move to the next poll question or get back to the presentation. Activate the next poll or close it by clicking the stop button.

💡While discussing the results, you can lock the voting. People won't be able to vote or change their mind even though the poll is still activated.

How to lock poll voting video tutorial

 

Step 4 - View or export your results

After the event, you can go to the Analytics tab and easily scroll through the event results and export them.

Advanced exports are available for Pro and Corporate plans or higher.

 

How does it work for the participants?

How polls look like on participants's devices

There's no limit to how many votes a poll can receive.

 

Surveys

Surveys expand on the features mentioned above by combining multiple polls into a single form. This is a great way of gathering insights, votes, and opinions on multiple questions at once or some feedback after the event.

To create a survey, simply click Create a survey when creating a poll, as demonstrated in Step 1.

 

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