Alternatives to TurningPoint for Audience Polling

Hardware-based audience polling solutions such as TurningPoint and iClicker have been around for years and remain in use primarily because of the inertia in larger organisations. Systems that use hardware voting pads or clickers have lots of disadvantages:- Disadvantages of Hardware Voting Systems Expensive to purchase Have to be organised in advance of the presentation Have […] Read more

ParticiPoll-Based Research Studies Improved Retention in Lectures

Professor Charles Maxfield, MD, Chief of Pediatric Radiology at Duke University and his colleagues have been conducting research into active learning over passive learning. The team have chosen ParticiPoll as an interactive learning tool for their research. ParticiPoll co-founder Ben Ravilious spoke to Professor Maxwell….       BR: Tell me about your background and […] Read more

How to Insert a Video into your PowerPoint Presentation

Embedding a video into your PowerPoint slides is really easy and their are two ways you can go about this each with their own pros and cons. Method One: Embedding an Online Video From YouTube or Vimeo PowerPoint currently supports the insertion of online videos from YouTube and Vimeo – here’s how:- Find the video […] Read more

How to Run a Fireside Chat at Your Event

Fireside chats are a great alternative to traditional presentations and are increasingly popular in everything from TED talks to small community meetups. In this article, we’ll describe some of the benefits of fireside chats and give some tips on making them work for you. What Is a fireside chat? In essence, you’re replacing a traditional […] Read more

AUDIENCE POLLING AT MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES – A Guide For Speakers

Audience polling is a great way to drive effective audience engagement at conferences, and enhances the opportunity for information exchange between you, the speaker and your audience. Running a poll with an audience for the first time can be a daunting experience, especially if your audience size is large. Preparation is essential to implementing a […] Read more

Audience Polling Provider, ParticiPoll Announces Major Technology Updates To Target Events With Larger Audience Sizes

Leicester, UK – May 22nd – 2017 – ParticiPoll announce major technology updates to scale with their growing customer base and larger audience sizes. ParticiPoll’s existing customer base are major pharmaceutical organisations, conference organisers across industries and major academic institutions. “The conference sector is an important target market for ParticiPoll and we are increasing customer confidence […] Read more

What Does Your Audience Think?

It’s funny how the word ‘lecture’ has become synonymous with imparting information in a reprimanding or condescending manner. What does this tell us about the way we’re presenting to our audiences? Think back to the best presentations, lectures or talks that you’ve ever seen. How did the presenter relate to the audience? Did they engage […] Read more

Amazing trick to make your PowerPoint slides interactive

Bored of talking at your audience while they fiddle with their phones? or while they play video games with services from Elitist Gaming on their phones? or looking at jogging stroller reviews on their phones? What if you could make your PowerPoint presentation interactive in a matter of seconds and put all those smart phones […] Read more

Great Free Sources of PowerPoint Templates

Audience polling is a great way to make your presentation more interactive and fun but what about it’s actual appearance? Here we’ve listed some free resources to help you make your presentation look great http://www.free-power-point-templates.com Over 1300 free royalty background designs, PowerPoint illustrations, graphics, and PPT templates. http://slidehunter.com Free themes compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, […] Read more

ParticiPoll Now Accepting Subscription by Credit/Debit Card

We’re pleased to announce that you can now purchase your ParticiPoll Pro subscription using your credit or debit card. We have integrated the Stripe payment gateway as an option into our check out process. The existing PayPal option has been retained to you can continue to pay your regular subscriptions that way too. For corporate […] Read more