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Help articles and best practices for running and analyzing polls and surveys in Slack.

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39 articles in this collection
Written by Nhi Nguyen and Alexandra Carlee
Quickstart & FAQ

Quickstart FAQs & Guide

New to Polly? Some quick tips and links to get started and send out your first poll in Slack
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Installation & troubleshooting

How to install Polly, and what to do if you're running into issues installing or using Polly.
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User roles

An explanation of the differences between authors, analysts, and regular Polly users.
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Why am I no longer an admin?

An explanation of why we removed admins from all Polly plans
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Limited responses

An explanation of why teams on the Free plan are limited to a preview of 10 responses
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How do I rename my bot?

Change the Polly bot name to something else of your choice
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Free plan limitations

On the Free Polly plan, there are some limitations around authoring controls, results, and features.
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Free Trial FAQs

Have questions about the free Business trial? We've got answers.
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Security FAQs

We care deeply about your data and privacy: here are some answers to our FAQs on our security practices at Polly.
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Performance & Analytics Monitoring FAQs

How we approach performance & analytics monitoring, and what we do with your data
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Creating Polls and Surveys

Creating Polls

How to create single-question polls in Slack in just a few clicks
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Creating Surveys

How to create multi-question surveys on the Polly web app, as well as some advanced options that come with authoring on the web
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Different question types

On the free plan, you have 5 different question types to choose from, and 8 on paid plans.
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Voting and commenting in Slack

How to vote and comment on your colleague's poll or survey in Slack
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Audience selection

What options are available for selecting the audience that receives the poll or survey
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Advanced options

Poll creation comes with a handful of useful advanced options such as anonymity, scheduling, hiding results, multi-vote, and more.
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Yes/No polls

How to create a super quick, super simple yes/no poll in Slack.
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Limited polls

Limited polls are posted in DMs or private channels Polly is not a member of, and have limited functionality compared to regular polls.
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Deleting, sharing, reminding and other controls

How to close, delete, and send a reminder in Slack, and different options for sharing your results to your colleagues.
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Published poll or survey options

How to resend, reopen, or save a published poll/survey as a template.
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Editing a published poll or survey

How to edit your published poll or survey, and the limitations that come with editing a current poll or survey.
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