What are the best Tools for conducting a live poll during public events?

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    #1Poll Everywhere

    Poll Everywhere

    This app will allow the audience of your presentation to answer your questions in real time and automatically display the results so you can know what does everybody in the room think about any topic. 


    Web, iOS, Android

    Varies by plan

    Mercedes Valadez
    Written on December 6, 2017
    "Poll Everywhere is an app for doing live polls during public events. It is really fun to answer questions in real time and chat about topics. "
  2. 11



    Mentimeter is an interactive presentation software that lets you engage and interact with your audience in real-time. You can use Mentimeter completely free of charge, no credit card needed to get started.


    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- 19.99

    Phillip Silva
    Written on December 7, 2017
    "Mentimeter is a solid if unspectacular live polling software. It's not going to be quite useful just yet, but it does a good job as a placeholder."
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    This app will allow you to give answers to the speaker/presenter that is carrying out a presentation, so everybody can know what does the audience think about a given topic. 


    iOS, Android


    Pedro Gallardo
    Written on December 2, 2017
    "Makes it simple to set up a poll for anything you want to. Easy to use and understand."
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    Presentain is an online and mobile presentation service that connects audiences with presenter.  Also Helps presenters, sales, trainers, and event organizers engage audiences during and after presentation-based events.



    Varies by plan

    Scott Williams
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "Presentain is an online mobile presentation service app that connects audiences with the presenter and is the best tool for conducting a live poll during a public event."
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    Doodle is a scheduling tool that allows you to pick a date for a meeting with ease. Doodle automatically sync appointments to your Google Calendar.

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Emma Vasquez
    Written on December 1, 2017
    "This tool is super helpful because it allows me to add it to everyone’s calendars. I don’t have to keep reminding everyone. It’s also easy for everyone to use; even my Mom can use it."
  3. 3



    Swipe is a web tool to teach, meet, and pitch. You can create, present, and share funny presentations, events and classroom interactives on the web. 



    Free- Varies by plan

    Pranav Yadav
    Written on December 11, 2017
    "I love this app for adding polls to a live discussion. I use this all the time when I am teaching and the students love it. "
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    DirectPoll offers you a real-time polling-service. Use it in your flipped classroom, as a 2nd screen application or just to amaze your audience.




    David Ellis
    Written on December 1, 2017
    "Directpoll is a remarkable tool for conducting live polls during public events. It's real-time which is exactly what I need for my purposes. I use it as a 2nd screen application and find it extremely beneficial for that use. It also adds a degree of excitement which is perfect as I want my polls to be thrilling!"


Best What are the best Tools for conducting a live poll during public events
1Poll EverywhereApps 14 Free
2MentimeterSoftware 11 Free
3VoxVoteApps 9 Free
4PresentainSoftware 7 Paid
5DoodleSoftware 5 Free
6SwipeSoftware 3 Free
7DirectpollSoftware 1 Free

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