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Jan 14. 2018

ExciteM: Origins and History

ExciteM, a leader in interactive reserach and audience engagement, began as a way to help a college student wake up for his exams.

Brothers Belal and Baker Hummadi dreamed up the original idea over breakfast in 2011 as a way to help Baker, then a college student, to get out of bed. The concept of Snoozy.inc was for an automated calling system that would only stop making calls when the sleepyhead entered a specific code in the phone. Read more…

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Jan 14. 2018

4 advantages that real-time text polling adds to your presentation

If you want your presentation to stand out, you need to add something unique and memorable to it. Your goal has to be not only differentiating your presentation from the others, but also to add interactivity and engagement.

So how do you face this dilemma?

Here are four benefits that real-time polls can bring to your presentation and make it stand out.

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Jan 11. 2018

5 techniques to make your super long presentation seem like a breeze

Sometimes speakers have to make long presentations, whether the time is needed to go in-depth on a complex topic or because the event organizers have a lengthy time slot. Neither reason guarantees that the audience will be as committed as the speaker. Read more…

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Jan 05. 2018

4 new manager icebreaker tips for integration & effective teamwork

Every single thing on this planet has a lifecycle: food perishes, clothes wear out, businesses mature and people age. Teams at a workplace have a lifespan too. Each team goes through four stages of development:

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Jan 04. 2018

4 interactive ways to make employee trainings effective

Employee trainings are essential for any company. Most employees need training sessions to enhance their strengths and improve on their weaknesses. Some companies also use trainings to strengthen their own culture and the collaboration of their employees.
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Jan 04. 2018

Say no to inefficient company meetings: 5 ideas to make your meetings interactive and efficient

We all know how things go during casual company meetings. Usually, most of the employees are not eager to express their opinions or share their ideas with others. Some of them are shy, others keep getting distracted during the meeting or don’t pay attention.

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Jan 02. 2018

How to get more done with Swift Polling’s productivity tools

We use various tools to help us overcome obstacles and be more productive in our daily lives and at work. Productivity is key to get more done in less time and with less effort. At Swift, we have always been dedicated to not just solve a major problem our users face, such as audience engagement and participation in different settings, but also ensure that the solution is easy and effortless to use.

In this article we summarized 4 productivity features that save time for our users and make working with Swift enjoyably fast.

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Dec 30. 2017

3 trending survey tools that excite

Market Research is an essential part of any business operations! It is the best way to find out who your customers are, what is wrong with your business and what are your competitive advantages. Read more…

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Dec 27. 2017

Two 2017 Collaboration Software Awards Are Received by ExciteM

ExciteM is proud to share with its users, that Swift Polling has received two awards: the Rising Star 2017 as a successful startup and the Great User Experience 2017 as a platform providing good user experience by FinancesOnline.  Read more…

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Dec 25. 2017

3 types of “quiz” questions you can ask your audience using real-time polling

Many of us face the problem of keeping the audience engaged during our presentations from time to time. People usually get distracted after the first 5 minutes and start using their phones to check emails or read news on social media. Read more…

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