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Author: Allison Wahl

Third-Party Tools for Better Brainsharks in 2014, Part 1: Creating Hand-Drawn Animations

Submitted by: Allison Wahl , Customer Community Specialist, Brainshark

January 16, 2014 10:07 AM

As you ramp up for 2014, we want to make sure your Brainshark content follows suit with some new tools to add to your repertoire. In this post, we’ll highlight two cool tools for creating hand-drawn animations. Then keep your eyes peeled for part 2 where we’ll recommend some interesting translation tools to consider. We’ve all seen them – whiteboard animations, and wow are they cool! They add a storytelling twist to even the blandest of content, taking presentations...

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Tags: animation, Brainshark On-Demand

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Drumroll Please…It’s Time for the 2014 Sharkie Awards!

Submitted by: Allison Wahl , Customer Community Specialist, Brainshark

December 09, 2013 09:37 AM

It’s the most wonderful time of year again…. and while the holidays are great, what really excites us is that the 2014 Sharkie Awards are back in full swing!! Each year we honor the best-of-Brainshark customer presentations in a number of categories and across a variety of use cases. It’s a great way to see what kinds of presentations have been created over the past year, demonstrate the creative and valuable ways Brainshark has been utilized and, most importantly, cel...

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Tags: Brainshark On-Demand

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Re-Powering the Customer Power Hour

Submitted by: Allison Wahl , Customer Community Specialist, Brainshark

July 30, 2013 09:39 AM

On July 16th and 23rd, we piloted a new customer event: the online Brainshark Customer Power Hour. The sessions are intended to address top-of-mind questions, introduce product and feature updates, and discuss important use cases and Brainshark toolsets. Both Power Hours were identical and allowed us to test the waters for future online sessions. The response was overwhelmingly positive, and participants said that they benefited greatly from learning more about simple Brainshark On-Demand fu...

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3 Ways to Add Audio to Your myBrainshark Presentations

Submitted by: Allison Wahl , Customer Community Specialist, Brainshark

May 23, 2013 07:45 AM

One of the most important elements to a successful myBrainshark (and Brainshark) presentation is great audio. Therefore, it is no surprise that one of the most frequently asked questions is: “What’s the best way to record audio?” The good news is Brainshark offers not one, but three simple and efficient ways to add audio to your presentations. Let’s take a look at each recording method in detail. Record by telephone: The option to record audio by telephone helps take ...

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Tags: myBrainshark, audio, tips and tricks

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When (and How) to Use Brainshark Tracking Codes to Capture Viewer Info

Submitted by: Allison Wahl , Customer Community Specialist, Brainshark

April 25, 2013 12:07 PM

The Brainshark City Tours not only afford us a great opportunity to share a day of thought leadership with industry experts, Brainshark users and new audiences, but the events themselves are a great way to hear what exactly is on the minds of our customers. For example, at a recent event in Washington, D.C., the topic of tracking codes was brought up: From a macro perspective, how exactly do you get these tiny, yet powerful, pieces to work with your presentations? Last month we wrote a blog p...

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Tags: Brainshark On-Demand, tips and tricks

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