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20 Slides, 20 Seconds: The Art of Pecha Kucha

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April 06, 2015 09:41 AM

This article was submitted by Ali Ernest, Business Solutions Analyst at Park National Bank. It amazes me sometimes the way that some of my coworkers go about creating a PowerPoint presentation, especially when the plan is to turn it into a Brainshark presentation with audio. It is not uncommon for someone to cram as many words as possible onto a slide, and then record the slide word for word. To be honest, if I’m required to sit through a word heavy Brainshark presentation, I simp...

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Tags: audio, Brainshark, quick tips, tips and tricks

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3 Social Selling Learning Risks Sales Enablement Should Be Mitigating Now

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March 11, 2015 09:46 AM

This article was submitted by Amar Sheth, Sales for Life It’s 2015 and social selling is catching on.  In fact, it will be one of the core, strategic programs that sales enablement will have to address and deploy across the enterprise for the coming years. Chances are, sales professionals in your company have heard about social selling.  In fact, you may already have a few pockets of excellence emerging within the sales team. Managing Multiple Levels of Learning While...

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Tags: sales enablement, quick tips, social media, tips and tricks

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A Brainshark Customer’s Tale: Animating for Success in PowerPoint

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February 19, 2015 09:27 AM

This article was submitted by Stephanie VanGilder, Senior Business Operations Specialist at Mercy Hospital, St. Louis. Stephanie has over thirteen years of training experience, and has been a Brainshark customer and user for four years. At Mercy, she develops, manages, supports, and generates reports for e-Learning modules. We’ve all experienced it: viewing an overly-animated PowerPoint to the point that you either cover your eyes or run out of the room to prevent the imminent nause...

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Tags: animation, Brainshark, internal communications, quick tips, tips and tricks

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Sales Enablement for Pharma: Reps Need Engaging Content Too

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October 20, 2014 09:02 AM

By Karl Tiedemann, Partner, Rosetta This article originally appeared on the PharmaExecBlog. Managing the pharma sales force has always been challenging. Reps are spread out geographically, often far from corporate offices, preventing them from taking part in the on-site activities and face-to-face interactions that typically foster a connection to the company. In order to help the sales force achieve their primary goal — educating physicians — they require frequent training ...

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Tags: internal communications, life sciences, pharmaceutical, sales enablement, technology

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Nurturing the Social Sales Funnel [Infographic]

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July 25, 2014 09:48 AM

This article was submitted by Dave Landry, Global Entrepreneur & Journalist  Social media has long ago declared victory in the eyes of marketers, and digital content now reigns supreme. The question then, is if sales is the engine for growth in every business, how can we use social media to not just market, but nurture the sales funnel? Let’s take a closer look at the funnel itself, stage by stage. Awareness Social media gives businesses the opportunity to place – and ...

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Tags: social media

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