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Score 8.6 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Poll Everywhere is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

CrowdCompass

80%
103 Ratings
9.0

Poll Everywhere

90%
5 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

7.0

CrowdCompass

70%
10 Ratings

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

7.4

CrowdCompass

74%
10 Ratings

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

9.1

CrowdCompass

91%
2 Ratings

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

9.1

CrowdCompass

91%
2 Ratings

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

CrowdCompass

80%
54 Ratings

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Online Training

7.3

CrowdCompass

73%
1 Rating

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

7.7

CrowdCompass

77%
11 Ratings

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Configurability

8.2

CrowdCompass

82%
1 Rating

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Ease of integration

9.1

CrowdCompass

91%
1 Rating

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.2

CrowdCompass

82%
1 Rating

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor post-sale

9.1

CrowdCompass

91%
1 Rating

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Vendor pre-sale

9.1

CrowdCompass

91%
1 Rating

Poll Everywhere

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cvent

CrowdCompass was the best part of Cvent each time I used it, from the ease of use to the customer service and handholding. I would recommend it for anyone using Cvent Event Management for an in-person event. I know Cvent just rolled out their virtual event hub though, so for virtual and hybrid events that are employing the Cvent family of tools, I would probably say CrowdCompass is unnecessary.
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Poll Everywhere

The reasons to use Poll Everywhere: 1. Get rid of those clickers! They eat batteries, need constant maintenance, and ofter walk off at a monetary loss. 2. The pricing model is really easy to manage, the campus/company license will pay for itself even if you only have 5-10 active users. 3. Stop fighting mobile devices in your classroom and start leveraging them. Students can't mess around on social media, texting etc if they are in the PE app. Then situations where Poll Everywhere wouldn't work as well: 1. Not great for multiple part, asynchronous polling, or data collection 2. Areas where there is a limited or absent internet connection. 3. Situations where an audience would lack basic technology such as a cell phone or laptop.
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Pros

Cvent

  • Provides attendees with their personalized schedules at their fingertips.
  • Facilitates networking through the ability to set appointments and send messages with other attendees, and inspires competition with The Game and Click challenges.
  • Gives attendees the ability to view handouts, take notes and download the information to their personal computers when they get back to their offices.
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Poll Everywhere

  • It's deceptively simple to use. Showing how to use the features, create & modify questions, and viewing polling data, is much easier than it first seems.
  • There are a surprising amount of alternate ways to poll users and present questions in more ways than just "Question and 2-4 possible answers." It's pretty easy to customize.
  • It's very, very, very easy to use as an attendee. There's not anything complex or invasive in order to sign in and vote in polls.
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Cons

Cvent

  • Last year, the gamification did not allow much customization, which was a shame. I hope that by the time I am ready to build my 2020 app, this function has been expanded
  • The app to upload/edit push notifications was only available on iPhone so I had to have another team member handle that seems I have an android phone.
  • Emails (invites, etc.) often go to junk.
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Poll Everywhere

  • SSO integration could be a little smoother
  • LMS grade integration requires many steps, sometimes frustrates faculty
  • New quiz/gaming feature is still not as good as Kahoot - some technical issues in presentations
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Pricing Details

CrowdCompass

Starting Price

$0

Editions & Modules

CrowdCompass editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Poll Everywhere

    Starting Price

    $0

    Editions & Modules

    Poll Everywhere editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    IntroFree1
    Present1202
    Engage423
    Teams844
    Enterprise9,999+5

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Cvent

    We have been using CrowdCompass for 3 years and it has all of the capabilities and functionality that we need, it's easy to use, and Cvent is always implementing new features and enhancements to keep up with the latest trends and technology.
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Cvent

    It is very easy to use as everything is very intuitive. Configurating an app does not take too much time at the end, especially as soon as you already have done one as you can dupplicate the entire content. This is very practical when you use the app for annual events. Also few elements are not updatable once the app is published. Of course you can't change the entire design and the security settings which is a good thing anyway, but the entire content can be updated which allows you to publish your app quite early in advance to boost the engagement without having to wait to have everything in your hands (for instance the speakers bios or abstracts). Plus by adding more content regularly it encourage your audience to come back also regularly to check what is going on before the event.
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Reliability and Availability

    Cvent

    Have not had any issues with availability
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Performance

    Cvent

    Have had no issues
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Cvent

    Once we paid for our apps, I felt like I was left to learn on my own. There are plenty of Help articles available, but no training sessions. I'm a visual learner and having to poke around and use trial and error to build the apps took way too much valuable time away from other parts of my job. It was frustrating and I brought it up with my CrowdCompass contact, but was told that they don't provide any training sessions and if I had questions I should refer to the Help articles or call support.
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Online Training

    Cvent

    Our training team walked us through the first set up which really helped me to learn where everything is located as well as all of the features available
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Cvent

    Don't wait to register with Apple and Google. You can do a lot of prep work prior to setting up CrowdCompass for integration.
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Cvent

    Easier to use interface that directly links with our Cvent registration system. We switched due to this integration, the gamification improvements, the benefits for on-site check-in and session selections, and ease of design/use for our builder team. We have especially enjoyed the New Attendee experience over the look/interface of our previous apps
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    Poll Everywhere

    Other than Google Forms (which I utilize heavily, but for different reasons and during different areas) I find Poll Everywhere to be the best at what it offers and does. Options to lock questions, hide or show responses, varying questions/response types, and the ability to let users respond via text message on their phone or through the website/app increase the functionality of the program. The is also the ability to be creative and change poll/question backgrounds, colors and layouts as well as attach/embed images.
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    Scalability

    Cvent

    works great no matter what type of program or how many people attending
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    Poll Everywhere

    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Cvent

    • Positive - CrowdCompass has allowed us to eliminate paper programs thus saving thousands of dollars in printing and labor
    • Positive - the ability to send push notifications when there is a change to the schedule is something a paper program could never do
    • Positive - adoption rates have been so high we are looking into using the program for more and more events
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    Poll Everywhere

    • So far, the ROI is high because we utilize it frequently as an innovative way to engage students.
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