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.

Benchmarking Your Presentations: How Global Are Your Views?

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

December 15, 2011 12:27 PM

Have you ever wondered what percent of your sites views are international? Across all customers, about 83% of views take place in the United States with the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico and India rounding out the top 5. Last year, Brainshark enabled geo-reporting through the Content Portal View on your site. It is very quick and easy to generate visual reports for a presentation. If you want to take geo-reporting to the next level, the deeper location data is available through ...

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Tags: tips and tricks, Brainshark


Brainshark December 2011 Newsletter

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December 14, 2011 07:18 PM

Here is the December newsletter which was recently sent out to customers. This month, get psyched for our annual Sharkie Awards, where customers can submit their best presentations to win in potentially 12 categories! Also, all of your regular resources are included like some tips from Support on personalizing your presentations as well as a new free report from Aberdeen on achieving better Sales and Marketing results. Also, check out the Quick links for some SlideShark news and other good...

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Get More Storage with SlideShark Plus and Refer a Friend

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

December 14, 2011 06:48 AM

We’ve been hearing from our community of users that you have lots of PowerPoint files and need more SlideShark storage.  Well now you can get it! In fact, there are two ways of increasing your account’s storage limit: Buy it as a direct upgrade Earn it by referring your friends and colleagues Buying More Storage with SlideShark Plus You can add 500MB or 1GB of additional storage on an annual basis to your free plan by clicking "Upgrade" in the top na...

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Tags: tablet, product updates, iPad


3 Reasons Most PPT Presentations Fail and 3 Easy Ways to Fix Them [Webinar Replay]

Submitted by: Linda Silverman , Account Manager, Brainshark

December 13, 2011 12:57 PM

Creating impactful PPT presentations can be a challenge. Last week we were fortunate to have Ellen Finkelstein conduct her webinar: “Three Reasons Most PPT Presentations Fail and Three Easy Ways to Fix Them.”  Ellen is one of our Learning Provider Partners. She is a PowerPoint MVP and a recognized expert, speaker, trainer, and best-selling author on PowerPoint and presentation skills. Ellen follows the “Tell ‘n’ Show Method” which she outl...

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Tags: animation, myBrainshark, tips and tricks, webinar replay


The Life of a Blog Post: Blogging for Business

Submitted by: Liam Dempsey , Director/Designer, lbdesign

December 13, 2011 09:54 AM

As businesses continue to embrace and move further into online marketing, many still struggle to understand the commercial value of blogging. To address that, my colleagues and I at lbdesign created a simple, stylized graphic illustration detailing the Life of a Blog Post. Our goal in creating the illustration was not so much to produce a sales brochure, but rather to share our knowledge of web-based marketing for the benefit of others. Ideation Developing ideas and managing the flow of ...

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Tags: myBrainshark, social media, tips and tricks