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Polling

Organizers can use polls to revive and engage an audience or to focus their attention. Polls can be created pre-webinar (see Create Polls) or in-session on the fly. After a poll has been closed, organizers can choose to show the results immediately or at a later time in the webinar.

While polling is managed by organizers only, an organizer does not have to be presenting to launch a poll.

Note: Shared poll results display aggregated audience responses and do not include any individual information. However, attendee responses can be reviewed after the webinar in the Attendee Report.

To launch a poll

  1. In the Polls pane, scroll to the poll you want to launch and click the Launch button. Attendees will see the poll in their Viewer.
  2. After you have given attendees time to answer, click the Close button.

To show poll results

  1. In the Polls pane, scroll to the poll for which you want to show the results.
  2. Click the Share button.
  3. Click Hide to resume your presentation.

To create or edit polls in-session

  1. Open the Polls pane in the Organizer Control Panel.
  2. If you are presenting, be sure to pause or stop screen sharing.
  3. Click Manage Polls. If prompted, log in to your account. The Polls page will load.
  4. After making your changes, click Save Changes.
  5. Log out of your account. Your new or updated polls will appear in the Polls pane of the Organizer Control Panel.
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