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A great way to increase the involvement of your audience is through the use of polls and statements.

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Written by Stefan
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A great way to increase the engagement of your audience is through the use of polls and statements. Propose a statement and allow people to vote on it.

How a poll looks during a webinar

After the attendees have voted, they’ll directly be able to see the poll outcome.

It provides you with a good overview of the audience’s opinion. The results will offer some valuable market information, which you can use to take focused action on.

Creating a poll

  1. Go to the webinar editor and choose 'Interactions'

  2. Then select '+ Add interaction'

  3. And finally go to 'Poll'.

You can choose to copy an existing poll or create a new one.

Creating a poll for you webinar process

Single or multiple choice question

Select your preferred 'Poll type'. This can be either a single or multiple choice poll.

For a single choice poll, the viewer can choose one answer.

A multiple choice poll allows viewers to select and send over multiple answers.

Setting up the poll questions

Title for internal use

The added title is only intended for internal use. Make sure to give it a practical name, so you can easily remember to start a certain interaction during the live webinar.

Setting title of the poll

Add a question or statement

Click on the text to edit and type out the question or statement.

Add answer options

Click on 'Add answer' to add more answer options. Click on the text to edit the individual options.

In order to remove an individual answer option, click on the trashcan icon.

Adding answer option to your webinar poll

After doing this, click on 'Create' to create a new poll.

Default duration (live webinars)

You can set the amount of time the interaction should remain in view by default. You can change this duration during your live webinar or manually end the interaction early. See this article for additional information on how to start an interaction.

Polls - on demand and automated webinar

For an on demand and an automated webinar you need to set the start time, vote time and result settings for your poll.

Click on 'Start time' and fill in the time the poll should be started, fill in the vote time and how long results should be displayed.

The poll will be automatically started at the set time.

Setting start times and duration for your webinar polls

Choose '+ Add time' to plan another starting moment and continue by filling in the start time, vote time and result settings.

Adding multiple start times interaction

After doing this, click 'Create' to generate the poll.

Edit or remove poll

In the overview for 'Interactions', choose 'Edit' to edit your poll. Everything you change will be saved automatically.

In the overview for 'Interactions', click on the arrow icon next to the poll and choose 'Remove' to delete an interaction.

Start poll

The created interactions can be manually started in the live environment. Click here for more information on how to do this.

Poll results

During the live webinar you’ll be able to see poll results in percentages and actual numbers to the right in your control panel.

Viewers will be able to view results after answering the poll and will be able to see the percentages if you checked that option while creating the poll.

Enabling poll results for your webinar poll

It is also possible to share the results of your poll at a later point in the webinar, even if you haven't checked the option 'Show overall results to viewers'. Learn more about that here.

You’ll also be able to find poll results after the webinar in the 'Statistics' section of your dashboard. Click here for more information.

Keywords: ballot, opinion, survey

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