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How To Create a Textual Video Infographic

Submitted by: Paula Crerar , Sr. Director of Content and Product Marketing, Brainshark

July 22, 2011 09:36 AM

Since we recently released our video infographic on the Video, Social and Mobile Convergence, we've had a lot of questions from customers and tweeps on how we created it. Our video infographic was created in its entirety using only PowerPoint and Brainshark, so the tools are pretty accessible to most people. On that note, all of the questions inspired me to go a little deeper and create this “how-to” post for those who want to create their own video infographics. The ...

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Tags: animation, myBrainshark, tips and tricks, content marketing


Brainshark Support: How to Manage Users (Part 1)

Submitted by: Sabrina Cote , Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

July 21, 2011 09:19 AM

A recent analysis of support data indicated a trend in customer inquiries surrounding Brainshark’s Manage Users feature, found in Company Administrator Tools.  In the spirit of this trend, the support team would like to present this six-part how-to series, detailing the components of the Manage Users feature.  Tune in for the “Manage Users How-To Tip of the Month” to learn more about the many ways this convenient feature can work most efficiently for your company! T...

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Tags: tips and tricks, support


Grandstream Networks Uses Brainshark to Go Global

Submitted by: Michael Rybacki , North America Inside Sales, Grandstream Networks

July 20, 2011 11:41 AM

When you're a small technology company, it's hard to get prospective customers to understand the value of your products without being able to physically put the products in their hands and take them for a test drive. Brochures and spec sheets simply don't cut it.  Webinars are great, but then you're limiting your audience to those who can commit, well in advance, to spending a specific hour with you.  That's where Brainshark comes in. With Brainshark, we are able to generate prof...

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Tags: internal communications, myBrainshark


An Unforgettable Webinar with the Marketing Cloud [Webinar Replay]

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

July 20, 2011 09:53 AM

As part of the Summer Series of Webinars, Brainshark co-produced Unforgettable: Creating Memorable Content that Drives Demand in partnership with the Marketing Cloud.  The Marketing Cloud is a consortium of 11 cloud-based marketing services that make internal marketing functions more efficient and external marketing program more effective through Education, Connection and Inspiration. With more than 2,000 people registering, this was the largest webinar in Brainshark’s hist...

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Tags: animation, tips and tricks, webinar replay, content marketing


eLearning Insights from the Blackboard World Conference

Submitted by: Audrey Polce , Solutions Consultant/L&D, Brainshark

July 19, 2011 12:57 PM

I just got back from the Blackboard World Conference in Las Vegas. I figured I’d take a few minutes to share a little insight from Blackboard’s user conference, which happens to be one of the biggest elearning conferences with over 2,000 people attending. Brainshark is a Blackboard Partner and we led a session, “Anytime, Anywhere: Developing Dynamic eLearning Content for an On-Demand World”.  People increasingly want to have a say in how they learn, as well as when ...

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Tags: technology