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Author: Irwin Hipsman

WeVideo: Cloud-Based Video Editing for Brainshark Customers

Submitted by: Irwin Hipsman , Director of Customer Community, Brainshark

February 05, 2015 09:04 AM

Incorporating a video shot with a camera or a screen capture tool can enhance the viewing experience for your audience. In 2014, adding video became the second most popular feature used by Brainshark authors with 33% of presentations incorporating some type of video. What is interesting to note is the average length of an uploaded video is 4 minutes; this just so happens to be the same for YouTube. However, unlike YouTube, there are usually slides, questions and other content incorporate...

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Brainshark Fall 2014 User Group and Workshop Recap: Part 3 – End User Experience

Submitted by: Irwin Hipsman , Director of Customer Community, Brainshark

December 18, 2014 09:05 AM

This is the third in a 3-part deep dive for Brainshark authors into best practices covered during our fall User Groups and Build a Better Brainshark Workshops. Parts 1 and 2 covered audio and slides, respectively.  This final post will look at the end-user experience. Once again, we also suggest you look at 10 Keys to Creating Engaging Brainshark Presentations, which focuses on planning your presentation. End User Experience A Brainshark presentation can be viewed on any device, i...

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Brainshark Fall 2014 User Group and Workshop Recap: Part 2 – Slides

Submitted by: Irwin Hipsman , Director of Customer Community, Brainshark

December 01, 2014 09:45 AM

This is the second in a 3-part deep dive for Brainshark authors into best practices covered during our fall User Groups and Build a Better BrainsharkWorkshops. Part 1 covered the use of audio in Brainshark presentations. Today’s post will focus on slides. We also suggest you look at 10 Keys to Creating Engaging Brainshark Presentations, which focuses on planning your presentation. Slides About 78% of all Brainshark presentations include PowerPoint slides. In addition to PowerPoin...

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Brainshark Fall 2014 User Group and Workshop Recap: Part 1 – Audio

Submitted by: Irwin Hipsman , Director of Customer Community, Brainshark

November 24, 2014 09:41 AM

This fall, the Brainshark Customer Community and Learning & Development teams hit the road and visited 19 cities for our Build a Better Brainshark Workshops and User Group Meetings. From London to Toronto, Los Angeles to New York City, and Des Moines to Pittsburgh, we met hundreds of customers who make all sorts of Brainshark presentations for a variety of use cases. This is the first in a 3-part deep dive into best practices for Brainshark authors that were discussed at these meetings....

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This Just In: New and Improved Royalty-Free Animations for PowerPoint!

Submitted by: Irwin Hipsman , Director of Customer Community, Brainshark

September 23, 2014 09:00 AM

78% of all Brainshark presentations created by customers have at least one animated PowerPoint slide. Take a look at this recent presentation from the Brainshark Services team to see what you can do with PowerPoint... pretty amazing!  Business presenters that use Brainshark are heavy users of PowerPoint, but designing graphics for visual communications may not be every presenter’s strong suit. So, the more that we can provide helpful resources to Brainshark users, the more su...

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

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