Three keys to presentation success

Posted on 2016/09/21

 

There is some much to remember when it comes to giving a presentation that it can be very intimidating if you’ve never given one before, or if you’re giving the presentation of your career. What’s worse is that everyone keeps telling you how easy it is. But, no matter how nervous you are and even if it is your first presentation, if you remember these three keys you’ll be unlocking presentation success in no time.

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? 

Polls & Workshops

Posted on 2016/09/05

Running an effective and informative workshop is something that is a lot harder than most people imagine when they start planning one. Workshops are a fantastic training tool as well as a great way to get people interacting with one and other interacting with the workshop coordinator.

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: 

3 tips for using SMS voting to interact with your customers

Posted on 2015/08/06

SMS voting has a number of great benefits; not only can it be an exceptional interactive tool for a conference or an interactive presentation, it can be used very effectively for interactive advertising. Whether you want to engage with your audience or gain feedback on a previous advertising campaign, SMS voting gives you the opportunity to connect with your customers in a unique way. 

An interactive presentation - always be ready for what your audience might tell you

Posted on 2015/08/03

There's a classic piece of advice given to all trainee lawyers: 'never ask a question you don't already know the answer to'. Many people will remember the OJ Simpson trial as a prime example of this; he was asked to try on a 'bloodied glove' which the prosecutor had never checked would actually fit his hand, and it didn't.

Engage your customers with interactive advertising

Posted on 2015/07/08

Advertising was once a one-sided game. Businesses poured money into incentives to get their name out there, but there was no reliable way of measuring the success of a campaign. Such data is in much richer supply now, of course. But there's one way of getting feedback on your advertising that's more direct than all the others - and it has the added advantage of inspiring customers to engage with your brand. The solution we're referring to is an interactive poll.

Body language skills to boost your presentation

Posted on 2015/07/01

As the great psychologist Albert Mehrabian said, words convey 7% of a message, the vocal expression a further 38%, and body language puts across a massive 55% of the meaning. Using this calculation, it can be said that an immobile, inexpressive speaker is wasting over half of the impact of his or her message. This can be remedied by simply taking your time and being mindful of the following tips to help you reach your audience through the power of body language. 

How SMS voting can help companies to engage with young customers?

Posted on 2015/06/23

Did you know that the average person looks at their smartphone approximately 150 times per day and that they have their smartphone device within arm's reach for roughly 14 hours each day? From checking text messages and updating social media profiles to responding to business emails and shopping for products and services, smartphones are becoming more and more integrated within every aspect of our personal and professional lives.

Be a workshop wizard with IQ Polls

Posted on 2015/06/16

While the keynote might by the showy event at a conference, the workshops are the real engine houses. That's where the work gets done, information is gleaned and dissected, and you get a better chance to interact with a specific audience covering a topic of interest to all.