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Brainshark Revs Up a Professional Racing Team

Submitted by: David Brinkmann , Kyle Brinkmann Racing

August 31, 2011 10:46 AM

Brainshark has helped race car driver Kyle Brinkmann add sponsorship revenue to his race team. Kyle and his father created a brainshark outlining their Race Day Partnership program. Interested business owners learn valuable information about Kyle, his charity work and how they can “REV UP” their company ROI, branding, and marketing efforts at an affordable price. Kyle can now hand out his kylebrinkmannracing.com business cards and ask them to simply visit the site to vie...

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Tags: external communications, myBrainshark, tips and tricks

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myBrainshark August 2011 Newsletter

Submitted by: Jay Wilder , Freemium Product Marketing Director, Brainshark

August 30, 2011 09:56 AM

Here is the myBrainshark August 2011 newsletter which went out last night and this morning. This month, we talk about our initiative to support the members of the armed forces and open up a new Brainshark Users group on LinkedIn. Also, check out some quick links to the Ideas Blog, presentation workshops, and more. Click on the screenshot below to be taken directly to the newsletter: Learn more about myBrainshark, our free presentation software solution.

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Tags: myBrainshark, myBrainshark newsletter, iPad, social media

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A Creative Use of a Webinar Replay

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

August 29, 2011 04:40 PM

There are many strategies for handling webinar replays. One is hitting the record button when the webinar begins and distributing the entire recording, while another might include some minor editing to delete unneccesary slides and perhaps a re-recording of the opening and closing. Some will re-recording the entire webinar with the subject matter expert for the replay audience. If you do choose to re-record, expect the length to be half as long as th...

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Tags: tips and tricks, webinar replay

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Improving Your Applicant Tracking System

Submitted by: Dennis Martinek , Account Manager, Brainshark, Inc.

August 29, 2011 12:57 PM

You’ve done the research, gone through the process of publishing an RFP, evaluated vendors, selected a final vendor, and then negotiated the final price for your new Applicant Tracking System (ATS). You’re about to find out that that’s only half the battle. In today’s economy, finding applicants isn’t much of a challenge. The challenge is finding the right applicants. True, many of the Premier ATS’ have the ability to sort and rank the candidates based on cer...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tips and tricks, HR

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Large Pharmaceutical Firm Goes Mobile with Brainshark

Submitted by: Michael C. , Tech Support & Elearning

August 25, 2011 12:17 PM

With so many options out there for publishing content of all kinds, sometimes it’s hard to sort out the best options with each promising to excel at one task while perhaps lacking in another; similar to choosing the best device for a task. For example, while playing games on your phone may be alright for short sessions, it’s not ideal for long marathons. Having a sizable mobile sales force and also a large audience at headquarters meant we needed to find something that offered fle...

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Tags: internal communications, sales enablement, tips and tricks, pharmaceutical

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