Polls: Ask questions, get answers

Polls: Ask questions, get answers

Say you need to get everyone’s input on something to make a group decision, gather the best ideas, get their burning questions, or find the most popular ice cream flavor.

What would be the simplest way to do that? A Poll!

In Butter, there's no need to switch to running these polls in a different app — just prep it ahead in your Room and go!

Preparing a Poll

You can prep the Poll from the Room Setup to save yourself the hassle of creating a poll on the fly. You have a choice between these types of polls:

  1. Multiple Choice Your participants can only choose from the answers you give them. You can choose to keep it open or have a quiz-style format — perfect when there's a right or wrong answer in the mix!
  2. Open Ended Your participants can type in their own answer to your question and upvote on the answers they like the best.

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Protip: Want your participants to answer honestly to really sensitive questions during your workshop? Keep the participants' answer anonymous by configuring it in the poll settings!

Starting a Poll

When you're ready to start the poll, simply open the Poll menu on your right and click "Start Poll".

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Once the poll ends, the results will be free for everyone to see.

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Protip: Get participants energised even more when you're showing the answers to open-ended questions by getting participants to upvote on the responses they like the most (double-tap is the key!) and highlight the favorite responses to bring it to everyone's attention.

Creating a new Poll on the fly

You easily create and edit your polls while you're in the session. Just open the Poll menu on your right, and you're good to go.

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Exporting the Poll results

Need to analyse the poll results at the end of a session? At the end of the workshop or meeting, you can view the poll results and export them as a CSV file either in the Room or in the Butter dashboard!

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