What Is A Word Cloud And Why Should I Use One?

A Word Cloud is a collection or cluster of words depicted in different sizes. The bigger and bolder the word appears, the more often it is selected/voted for by an audience member. Word Clouds are a powerful way to visualise what your audience really thinks about a topic. They are easy to read, quick to […] Read more

10 Word Cloud Ideas For Different Scenarios…

Gathering Feedback Word Clouds can be useful when gathering feedback from customers e.g. at a product launch. Here is an example using ParticiPoll.   Use a Word Cloud to gather feedback from customers e.g. at a market research session. These can be particularly useful as the audience is using their own language.  They can help […] Read more

Using Word Clouds To Help Calm Nerves And Keep Your Audiences’ Attention

Are you running a presentation or classroom session where your audience will be participating in an imminent follow-up examination or assessment? Do you want to know how your audience is feeling and be able to put them at ease whilst keeping them attentive? Word Clouds can be a useful tool to help you achieve this. […] Read more

How to Use Wordclouds to Build Rapport with International Audiences

There are many of you who present or facilitate sessions with international audiences, or indeed have experience of being a member in a diverse audience. You can appreciate that it is one of the more challenging situations in which to ensure everyone is attentive, engaged and understanding the content being presented.   Here is a […] Read more

4 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your ParticiPoll Voting Page

Your Participoll voting page is unique to you and your presentations and is key to interaction with your audience. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your voting page during your presentation/meeting.   1. Customise your voting page Under My Account > Customise you will have access to the Customise […] Read more

Why Use An Icebreaker?

Hosting a virtual meeting? Want to get your audiences’ attention and have them participate and engage from the very beginning?  As we know, engaging an audience can be challenging, and perhaps even more so now with virtual working becoming the norm. How do you start off your meeting positively and have a memorable impact with […] Read more

12 Ice-Breaker Ideas To Get Your Virtual Meeting Started

  1. Straightforward polling question where the audience selects one answer – the topic can be trivia or made relevant to the meeting.   2. A fun question, here the audience can vote on multiple answers.   3. An either/or question. Be creative with your slide layout.   4. A polling question using the flat […] Read more

How To Share a Powerpoint Presentation Using Google Meet

Many of us have had to turn to running meetings virtually in recent weeks, which can be a daunting task if you are not familiar with using virtual meeting software. Here is a quick guide on how to share a Powerpoint presentation using Google Meet during a virtual meeting. Log into your Gmail account and […] Read more

Reviewed: Webinar and Virtual Meeting Tools You Can Use With Powerpoint

Many of you have had to switch to working from home and conducting meetings & events virtually. This guide reviews some of the online meeting software options that you can use to conduct virtual meetings, seminars, webinars, lectures, etc.  If you’re running interactive PowerPoint presentations using ParticiPoll, simply use the share screen option on your […] Read more

How to share a powerpoint presentation using Cisco Webex

Many of us have had to turn to running meetings virtually in recent weeks, which can be a daunting task if you are not familiar with using virtual meeting software. Here is a quick guide on how to share a Powerpoint presentation using Webex during a virtual meeting. Log into your Webex account, create your […] Read more