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IQ Polls for TV Shows

Posted on 2017/03/30

 

Within the past two decades telephone voting in TV shows has become very popular. Viewers enjoy the interactivity and this helps to boost TV ratings. The growth of smart devices such as mobile phones and tablets has allowed for a varied type of interaction, such as online polls, engagement through apps, and so on. IQ Polls can be used in real time during live TV to capture audience votes. This could be for a public view on a particular issue, or perhaps a vote in a show such as X Factor or Strictly Come Dancing. There are some key pointers to be mindful of when creating a TV poll which we would like to share with you.

Learning from Post Event Feedback

Posted on 2017/01/26

 

Traditionally post event feedback has been captured on paper forms straight after an event, with forms being collected up and presumably transcribed and reviewed. In recent years there has been a move towards online feedback which has the advantage of being done at ones leisure, and is computerised on input which prevents the errors introduced from transcribing.

IQ Polls - Applications in the Interview Process

Posted on 2016/12/27

IQ Polls is a fully integrating poll creation and analysis software tool, that allows you to collect and process data in a manner that makes it perfectly suited as a replacement for traditional psychometric testing methods during interviews.

The Power of Real Time Feedback

Posted on 2017/01/16

One of the things we know about learning and training is that individuals and groups consume and understand content at varying paces. Within the learning space there have been significant strides made, using technology, to serve individualised content through a personal device subject to the input of the user. For example, a standard chapter of content may be taught interactively, followed by a short test. Those who struggle with certain questions, or areas of content might be re-served content. I am sure by now you get the idea! This interactivity is transforming the way in which people learn and for the better. 

IQ Polls for TV

Posted on 2016/12/01

 

For many years, television broadcasters have worked hard to find ways to interact with viewers. In a traditional broadcasting model, the programmes are broadcast and the main source of data for the TV stations is viewer ratings which is provided via BARB. However, in terms of engaging with the viewer, this was limited to the likes of phone in voting and more recently interactivity via the web and mobile apps.

The benefits of using IQ polls for in-house training

Posted on 2016/10/16

When you think of in-house training, digital polling might not be the first idea that springs to mind. But you’d be wise not to overlook the potential benefits that polling can confer on your training sessions. Digital polls have a great number of useful (and fun!) applications that can enliven a staid presentation, engender new conversations and encourage trainees to share their opinions and ideas

The benefits of IQ Polls in print media

Posted on 2016/10/02

The rise of digital means that people now have an almost unlimited number of ways to connect and engage with the things that interest them. However, there remains a marked difficulty in getting consumers to make the transition from traditional print media to digital platforms. This disconnect poses less of a problem for customers as it does for brands, agencies and other content creators, whose responsibility it becomes to bridge that gap.

The Benefits of using IQ Polls for educators

Posted on 2016/11/11

 

As an educator, lecturer, or teacher you will undoubtedly have noticed the manner in which smart devices detract from your lectures or presentations where your students are concerned. If you think back to previous lectures, how many times have you looked around the lecture theatre to observe a sea of heads, face down, staring at the screen of their smart phones instead of engaging in the teaching taking place?

Making the most of your events

Posted on 2015/11/03

Recently started to hold business events, but are struggling to really capitalise on them? How to make the most of holding events? 

10 ways to get interactive client feedback

Posted on 2015/09/20

Communication is vital in any type of business or enterprise; getting your message across to your clients or potential customers is key to generating interest, investment and revenue. But simply passing information to your intended audience can only really be considered as ‘communication’ if that audience can reply to tell you what they think.

IQ Polls sponsors Great Manchester Business Conference 2016

Posted on 2015/10/26

IQ Polls, who has opened their newest office at MediaCity UK, a major new complex housing digital and media companies in Manchester, including the BBC, is delighted to be sponsoring the sixth annual Great Manchester Business Conference in 2016.

Riga Technical University embraces IQ Polls live voting

Posted on 2015/09/14

A leading Latvian university has become the latest educational institution to adopt IQ Polls' interactive voting service. Riga Technical University, which has offered degree courses in the nation's capital city since 1862, introduced IQ Polls for seminars, conferences and training sessions on 1st September 2015 ready for the new academic year.

IQ Polls enters UK market with HQ at MediaCityUK

Posted on 2015/08/20

We are happy to announce that IQ Polls - an interactive polling service that engages audiences using mobile technologies is entering into the UK market with the establishment of an office in Manchester.

What to do when everyone isn't created equal?

Posted on 2015/11/24

It's one of the tenets, or at least aspirations, of human life. Every person is created equal, which leads to a democracy of 'one person, one vote'. On most occasions, this is how life operates. So, if you are asked to take part in a poll, or vote on one of a series of options, your vote carries exactly the same weight and importance as all others.

Top 3 interactive presentation mistakes and how to avoid them

Posted on 2015/08/17

 

A powerful and engaging interactive presentation can be instrumental for securing future custom and investments for your business. Unfortunately, there are several mistakes that are frequently made by companies which prevent their presentations from achieving their full potential. To ensure that you don't fall victim to the same pitfalls, listed below are three of the most common presentation mistakes and the ways in which you can avoid them: