Brainshark Ideas Blog

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Browse the Ideas Blog for the latest tips and trends on sales enablement, video and content marketing, training and eLearning, business presentations and more.

Happy Holidays From Brainshark!

Submitted by: The Brainshark Team

December 23, 2011 11:02 AM

From all of us at Brainshark, Happy Holidays! View presentaiton in a separate window. We hope you've had a successful 2011 and wish you all the best for the upcoming 2012 year. The Holiday Season is always the busiest but also our favorite time. We've heard some great stories from our customers this year and have had the fortune of being able to give back to the community with our SharkAngel Program for the 12th year in a row. We're very proud of the year we've had an...

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myBrainshark December 2011 Newsletter

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

December 23, 2011 10:06 AM

Here is the myBrainshark newsletter that has gone out to customers over the last two days. To close off the year, we wanted to share some resources with you for constructing awesome PowerPoints and creating better presentations. Also included is our whitepaper on improving your email marketing as well as a highlight of the Mobile Star Award that the SlideShark App just won with all of your help! All of this, our quick links section, and more with this month's issue. Click on the screenshot bel...

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Benchmarking Your Presentations: Presentation Length and Features

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

December 22, 2011 11:10 AM

Two of the most frequently asked questions are "how long is the typical presentation?" and "what features are the most commonly used?". Of the thousands and thousands of presentations created this year by customers, the average length is 11 minutes with 16 slides. This translates into 41 seconds of audio per slide which is close to Brainshark’s recommendation of no longer than 30 seconds. An exception to the rule might be a heavily animated or visually rich slide. When you dig a lit...

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Tags: animation, audio, myBrainshark, technology, video, Brainshark

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Mobile Media Made Easy for Marketing, Selling and Learning [Webinar Replay]

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

December 22, 2011 09:49 AM

I recently had the pleasure of joining the discussion on Webinar Wednesdays, a weekly series on business mobile strategy and best practices hosted by Mark Rice, Managing Director of Webinar Resources and Peter Muir, President of Bizucate. The topic was “Mobile Media Made Easy for Marketing, Selling and Learning.”  Joining me was Tom Scontras, VP of Sales and Marketing at Glance Networks, who delivered some great information on social and mobile. Leading things off, Tom p...

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Tags: myBrainshark, QR codes, social media, technology, tips and tricks, webinar replay, video

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The Best Ideas Blog Posts of 2011

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

December 21, 2011 05:11 PM

As the year is wrapping up, we took a few moments to scan what the Ideas Blog has churned out over the course of 2011. Amongst a variety of categories and topics, from Brainshark authors as well as guests and customers, we picked out a small handful that we thought would be good to put in front of you once again. These posts were chosen based on their popularity at the time of initial publication, relevance, how they fit into the major categories we know you love, and simply put, just...

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Tags: animation, audio, careers, external communications, myBrainshark, tips and tricks, social media, content marketing

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