Crowdpurr live audience Polls are a great way to ask your audience their opinion on a topic, or have them give feedback, or give their choice on a number of options.
Polls allow you to ask your audience opinion-based questions like:
- "Who is your favorite President of the United States?"
- "How would you rate the conference keynote speaker?"
- "How can we improve our company?"
- "Which benefits are most important to you as an employee?"
- "What should our company focus on next year?"
Unlike a Trivia Game, there is no right or wrong answer in a poll, only your crowd's feedback.
Poll Types & Question Types
There are several different types of Polls under the "Create Experiences" page. These Poll types are simply "shortcuts" to creating a Poll with a certain number of questions and/or a certain type of question.
Your Poll's questions can have different types. Question types are:
Multiple Choice Answers
This is where your crowd picks from several answer choices that you write along with your question. An example is:
- "Which employee benefit is most important to you?"
- A. Paid Time Off
- B. More Insurance Options
- C. Higher Pay Raises
- D. Newer Offices & Equipment
Text Based Answers
This is where your crowd writes in their own answer using their mobile-device keyboard. An example is:
- "Who do you nominate for Employee of the Year?"
Your crowd would then type in their own answer. Answers could be quite varied because the crowd makes up their own. Answers that are the same are automatically grouped together.
Numerical Based Answers
This is similar to Text Based Answers but the difference is this question only accepts a number. And the keyboard shown to your crowd is a numerical keyboard versus a full text keyboard. An example is:
- "How many years have you been an employee?"
Yes or No
This is a "shortcut" question type that quickly sets up a "yes or no" multiple choice question by providing those two answer-options. An examples is:
- "Are you satisfied with your company pay-raise for 2017?"
The crowd would then easily cast a "yes" or "no" vote by clicking one of the special buttons specifically for this question-type on their mobile device. This is a great way to vote on topics for your organization or event.
Like or Dislike
This is a "shortcut" question type that quickly sets up a "like or dislike" multiple choice question by providing those two answer-options. An example is:
- "We are considering an employee stock option?"
The crowd would then vote if they "like" or "dislike" the question by easily clicking one of the special buttons specifically for this question-type on their mobile-device. This is a great way to get the overall feelings from your crowd on a variety of topics your present to them as questions.
Visualizing Live Poll Results To Your Crowd
During the Poll you can show the results from your crowd in real-time. The idea of a Poll is to gather information and/or feedback from your crowd. You can then visualize the crowd responses in the Projector View in a live bar chart. The Projector View opens in a regular desktop web browser tab. It can be shown on a overhead projector or an HDTV screen. Anything that can connect to your computer and accept a video signal.
You can also choose to not show live Poll results from your crowd. Or wait and show them at the end of each question. Or at the end of your entire Poll in a "results review" session. The choice is yours.
Exporting Poll Results
When your Poll is complete, every answer from every participant can be exported to CSV for import into Excel or Google Docs. You can also collect participant lead capture data like "First Name", "Last Name", "Email", "Age", and many others (including your own fields). This data can be exported for lead capture from your audience. Lead capture data is also tied to answer results so you can see who voted for which answers!
Polls can also have an anonymous configuration without any lead capture collected and/or lead capture can be optional for the participant.
More Information on Polls
Check out the following articles for more help on Polls:
- Poll Frequently Asked Questions
- Step-by-Step Tutorial: Creating Your First Poll
- Working With Experiences
- Working With Questions
- Adding, Editing, & Removing Multiple-Choice Answers
- Advanced Poll Settings
- Setting Up & Customizing the Projector View
- Exporting Poll Result & Data to Excel
- Setup & Export Lead Capture Data of Your Participants