Live Polls

Create live polls quickly with our Updates feature, and have employees voting directly on their feed while viewing their peers selections

Amir Elharar avatar
Written by Amir Elharar
Updated over a week ago

Our Live Polls is a capability found in the Updates feature in our platform.

They are a fun and interactive way of gathering information from your employees and to get the them engaged. You can choose to start creating one from scratch or to select a template from our library, there's plenty to go around! You'll be surprised of easy it is to gather insights and opinions from your employees.

In this article we will cover:

How can Live Polls be used in my company?

Our Live Polls allow you to measure the workplace in real-time so you can get a sense of where your employees are and to gain feedback on any matter, whether it’s a serious matter or just a fun question to raise engagement among your employees!

How to set up Live Polls:

To publish a live poll, follow this steps:

Step 1: navigate to the "Updates" category on your side bar and click on the "Add New" button on the top right corner of the page:

Step 2: When the "New update creation" page will appear, choose between the "Start from scratch" option or the "Use a template" option.

Step 3: On the "Update page", you decide what type of content you want to upload. In this case, click on "Live poll".

Step 4: The Poll option settings will appear. Write the desired poll question in the update box where it says 'Write your update…' and type the poll predefined answers under the "Poll option" boxes located beneath (See image below). You can add as many options as you wish!

Step 5: Once you have created your poll, you may control the poll settings by clicking and tapping the "Poll settings" button. Settings will let you 'allow multiple selection', 'make votes anonymous', or 'show results only after voting'.

Step 6: Once you setup the poll settings, click the "Next" button in order to assign the poll to the relevant audience (whether specific users, groups or all your team)

Step 7: The publish settings will appear next. Customize the settings to best meet your needs and click "Next" when ready.

Step 8: Click "Confirm" and that's it! Your Live Poll is publish and good to go. Don't forget to check on your results!

Pro tip: On the publish update section you can schedule to remove the Live Poll from your feed when it becomes irrelevant or passed the due date of the event it relates to!

Here's how your users will see the Live Poll from their side:

Pro tip: Consider enabling commenting, so if the team wish to share additional ideas, they can do so in the comments!

Different examples to learn from

Lacking inspiration? We've got you covered! We gathered a few examples for you on what you can poll but really, don't be shy, the sky is the limit!

  • Choosing the preferred venue for our next company party

  • Happy hour preferences

  • What to order for lunch

  • Company event ideas (picnic, movie, bowling, etc.)

  • Which company value is the most important

  • Ideas to improve the company service

  • What you like most about working at the company

  • Company swag (T-shirts, sweatshirts, etc.)

*Live Polls capability is available from the Advanced plan and above.*

Need more guidance? 🙋 Our LIVE support team (at the bottom right corner of your screen) replies in under 5 mins to ANY question.

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