Are BYOD Audience Polling Software Systems Set To Kill Clickers?

We’ve put together a brief summary of the pros and cons of BYOD (bring your own device) polling systems like ParticiPoll.com vs hardware clicker or voting pad systems.   BYOD Software System Benefits Generally cheaper than hardware Installation and setup simpler with no need to hand-out voting pads Audience members less likely to lose their […] Read more

Absolutely the Worst PowerPoint Presentation EVER?

Death by PowerPoint is a pretty well known condition but sometimes it can be more like Sleep-deprivation torture followed by a slow lingering death by PowerPoint. So we thought it would be fun to hear some of your experiences of truly terrible presentations. To whet your appetite, we thought the NSA’s infamous PRISM presentation took […] Read more

Dare You Play ‘Classroom Chicken’?

We’ve all experienced it, a presenter, lecturer or teacher desperate to engage with a disinterested or sleepy audience trying harder and harder to get a response out of them. “Come on class – can anyone tell me why X equals Y…. anyone?” Cue deathly silence, awkward shuffling or outright smartphone-cocooned denial. Like a stand-up comedian […] Read more

Blog Welcome

Welcome to our blog! We aim to share the developing story of ParticiPoll as well as ideas for using audience participation a part of your PowerPoint presentations. We’d love to hear about your presentation experiences (both good and bad) and we’d welcome guest bloggers too so do get in touch.     Read more