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Guest Post: Does Your Company Have a Mobile Strategy?

Submitted by: Tom Fishburne , Founder and CEO, marketoonist

February 01, 2012 09:35 AM

I heard Crossing the Chasm author Geoffrey Moore share that the most important moment in mobile adoption was December 25, 2010, when executives around the world opened up the new iPads their families had given them for Christmas. Suddenly, mobile made the corporate agenda, because the iPads made it personal, in ways that even smart phones hadn’t. One year later, we all know the pervasive role of mobile in our own lives. No surprise that mobile is one of the top focus areas in...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tablet, iPad

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A Quick Note on Commitment Versus Work Ethic

Submitted by: Debbie Woods , Account Executive, Brainshark, Inc.

January 31, 2012 01:38 PM

Commitment versus work ethic seems to raise the overused comment of “you  need to work smarter, not harder”.  In the world of sales, commitment is measured in terms of how close or over quota you are. When you look around there are generally two groups of salespeople. The first group is comprised of those that work 60+ hours a week and struggle to make their number. The other group, who I'm very envious of, seem to work very little but consistently...

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CommonAngels Shares with Brainshark

Submitted by: James Geshwiler , Managing Director, CommonAngels

January 31, 2012 11:02 AM

James Geshwiler is one of the two Managing Directors at CommonAngels. James discusses how he uses Brainshark to solve the communication challenges of his angel network and accomodate the schedules of many c-level executives. The ability to repurpose content into an easily consumable, on-demand format has been key to CommonAngels' communications success. View the presentation in a separate window.

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Tags: external communications, internal communications, investor relations

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Stories that Sell Tour Announced

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

January 30, 2012 10:48 AM

In conjunction with the inaugural webinar of 2012, the Brainshark Customer Community team announced the Stories that Sell Tour. This is the third round of “City Tours” in which customers and prospects get to meet each other and hear from thought leaders in business communications. Joining us on the webinar was Tim Riesterer, co-author of Conversations that Win the Complex Sale . Tim will also be the keynote presenter on the Stories that Sell Tour. He is a master story teller a...

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The #1 App for PowerPoint on the iPad - Now for Individuals and Teams

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

January 29, 2012 02:58 PM

Our latest update to SlideShark is primarily focused on enabling this great tool for organizational teams, but also includes a few cool new features for presenters. Team Edition Organizations create and distribute valuable PowerPoint content to internal people. SlideShark has already solved the problem of how to present that content on the iPad.  The challenge lies in how to control and centralize the distribution and gain insight into its usage. With SlideShark Team Edition, w...

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Tags: tablet, tips and tricks, product updates

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