Poll Everywhere: A Meeting and
Training Tool To Engage
and Involve Participants
Wake Up Eager Workforce Podcast #10 - Show Notes
Overview of Episode #10. The following topics are covered:
- The best way to open and a meeting and keep participants engaged.
- Meeting and training tool: Poll Everywhere.
- Interview with Poll Everywhere Product Manager Steve Farrelly.
- How Facilitator Linda Duncan has seen Poll Everywhere be used.
Topic #1: The best way to open and a meeting and keep participants engaged.
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- What is Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere provides text message voting and audience Q&A, straight to your PowerPoint slide. It's the easiest way to gather live responses in any venue: conferences, presentations, classrooms, radio, t.v., print — everywhere. It works internationally via text, web, or Twitter. Our customers includes large and small companies, school and community organizations: Google, several global consulting firms, GE, McDonald's, and countless Kindergarten Idol competitions.
- Examples of how it can be used - from the Poll Everywhere website blog: Ways to use it- website: Icebreaker; Break up a marathon PowerPoint session; a pop quiz; team competitions.
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Topic # 2: Interview with Poll Everywhere Product Manager Steve Farrelly
- All about: Steve Farrelly - Product Manager, Chief Gaiety Officer and What’s a Chief Gaiety Officer and Why Steve is posing with a deer head wearing headphones and mustache in his company photo.
- What it’s like to work at Poll Everywhere.
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- What keeps people from using it.
- How trainers use this tool.
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- Super unique and unusual ways people use Poll Everywhere.
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- Clickable images feature – how this can be used.
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- What’s coming next from Poll Everywhere.
- Steve tells us how to get started: “I recommend that everyone go to www.polleverywhere.com to try it out – it literally takes 30 seconds and there’s no signup required. Get tips and best practices on the Poll Everywhere Blog and follow up on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Topic #3: How Facilitator Linda Duncan Has Seen Poll Everywhere Be Used.
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- How she's seen Poll Everywhere be used at community meetings
- How they used it to "create surprise and delight" at a very important meeting
- Contact Linda at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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