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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.