Generate awesome live word clouds with an audience polling app

Word clouds are a great tool to boost audience interaction and to grab everyone's attention. Running a live word cloud poll can evoke excitement and give the audience energy as they can see all their text responses appear on your presentation screen in front of them. They are also great for capturing the feelings of an audience live in the moment and for your own insight as a presenter. 

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Creating Word Clouds with Vevox is simple...

1. Simply choose word cloud as your poll type in either the Vevox PowerPoint add-in or your Vevox dashboard. Then enter the question that you want your audience to respond to. 

2. Before you run the word cloud poll to your audience, make sure everyone is joined to your meeting by going to and entering in the meeting ID. Once you open the poll they can submit their text responses. 

3. Once you're happy with your responses, close the poll. The word cloud will then appear instantly on screen and will display the most popular answers in a larger format. 

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About Vevox 

Vevox works by engaging audiences with the smartphones they already carry in their pocket! The technology is simple to use, safe and secure. It only takes seconds to join a Vevox session and to start taking part in a range of live polls such as word clouds, numeric, text and star rating and mutiple choice. We've focused on enabling and empowering all audiences to have a voice that still allows the organisers and presenters to have control. The Vevox Q&A feature gives everyone a chance to submit their questions and ideas with ease and to increase collaboration. Find out how the audience engagement app works through this video.

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Word Cloud FAQs

Can I make my word cloud into a shape?

You sure can! Whether your using PowerPoint or Present view, make sure your participants have joined your session with the 9 digit ID. When you run your word cloud poll your participants will be prompted to enter their responses and when you close the poll, the word cloud will appear seconds later using whichever presenting method you’re using.

Can I make my word cloud in PowerPoint?

Yes! Simply create your word cloud poll in PowerPoint, connect to your Vevox dashboard, and start your presentation in slide show mode. When you reach your word cloud poll slide, advance to start the poll and your participants will be prompted to enter their responses. When you’re ready, advance again to close the poll and your word cloud will appear on your slide.

Can I create my word cloud in real-time?

Absolutely. By creating and running polls you open up a two-way dialogue everyone can contribute, and anonymity can be maintained. Your audience whether online or in person can’t help but be engaged when your polls are relevant and you’re asking for their point of view.

What are the benefits of a word cloud?

There are so many! Word clouds are a great ice-breaker activity, a fun way to source ideas,  or creative way to choose a name for a project, product or even a pet! A word cloud allows you to collect a whole variety of answers and instantly see the most popular suggestions. Everyone gets a change to have their say.

Is it free to create in Vevox?

Yes! You can run word cloud polls with any of our Vevox plans.