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Getting in shape with efficient training

Submitted by: Kandice Turner , Director of Program Management, FITLINXX

January 30, 2010 12:00 AM

Kandice Turner from FITLINXX talks about replacing on-site visits with video presentations. Watch now

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Tags: technology, telecommunications


Tips and Tricks: Before You Land Them, You First Have to Hook Them...

Submitted by: Rob Sutherland , Implementation Specialist, Brainshark

January 29, 2010 06:30 AM

In traversing myBrainshark over the past few months, I've noticed that almost all presentations start with some form of "Welcome to Title of My Presentation. I'm Presenter Name". This may work for instructional presentations with a captive audience, but for venues like myBrainshark, where people are browsing or searching for impactful, relevant content, try opening with something more engaging than these fact statements if you want people to stick around even until slide number two. T...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tips and tricks


BNET says myBrainshark Best Online Sales Tool for 2010

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

January 27, 2010 09:30 PM

How many social media tools are you using to help you prospect and sell on a day-to-day basis? How many web-based applications are you effectively using to streamline your business? New cloud and social media tools are cropping up each day focused on improving your business, leveraging your network and empowering you and your staff. If you're going to invest your business time and effort, it's important to select the ones that fit your budget and get appropriate endorsements to stand the test...

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Tags: myBrainshark


Best Practices for Producing Highly Effective Webinar Replays

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

January 18, 2010 03:30 PM

Did you know that 88% of those who participate in a live webinar admit to multi-tasking 97% of those who missed your webinar are still interested in the content of the presentation  a 45-minute webinar can be recorded into a 15-minute Brainshark on-demand presentation To learn about best practices for replays, the least understood element of producing webinars, click here to access the 12-page PDF. This is the fi...

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Tags: tips and tricks, myBrainshark

Comments sees Benefits of myBrainshark as Job Search Tool

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

January 11, 2010 10:00 AM

In one of our previous blogs, we focused on using myBrainshark as a Job Searching tool. Well it looks like is on board as well with this method. A recent article articulates the features of posting "talking resume." Read How to Create a myBrainshark Presentation for Job Searching by Alison Doyle to also get some great insight and tips from our CEO, Joe Gustafson on creating that perfect professional myBrainshark presentation to master the f...

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Tags: channels, tips and tricks