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Honest Discounts Saves with Brainshark

Submitted by: Chris Jacobs , Chief Card Giver, Honest Discounts

January 11, 2012 10:05 AM

Chris Jacobs, Chief Card Giver at Honest Discounts, gives a rundown of how his company uses Brainshark. Honest Discounts specializes in prescription discounts and keeps its own costs low through the savvy use of Brainshark technology. Learn how Chris and his organization use Brainshark to train reps, create interactive content, and save time and money on travel: View this presentation in a separate window.

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Tags: myBrainshark, social media, content marketing


Are You Too Busy to Improve?

Submitted by: John H. Binda , Account Executive, Brainshark, Inc.

January 10, 2012 09:48 AM

As a salesperson, I make phone calls to prospects all day long. The biggest challenge is always making that first connection to determine if there is a need for my product and services. We all know the common objections - no money, bad timing, no need, maybe later, etc. This knee jerk reaction is understandable considering the barrage of incoming messages we receive throughout the day. The second biggest challenge is getting the prospect to commit the necessary time to eva...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tips and tricks


Less is More When it Comes to Mobile Text

Submitted by: Pat Kelly , Director, Customer Experience, Brainshark

January 09, 2012 09:45 AM

I certainly didn't coin the phrase “Less is more” but I'll apply it to mobile multimedia content because it captures the essence of what should be guiding your content development when building for mobile distribution. On a mobile device your viewer will have less real estate for the visual aspects to appear. This makes your use of text critical, and your reduction of the use of text even more critical. The key is that your visuals supports the narration and not the ...

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Tags: audio, animation, myBrainshark, tips and tricks, Brainshark


Become a PowerPoint Ninja in 2012 with these New Free PPT Resources

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

January 05, 2012 03:10 PM

Just in time for your 2012 New Year’s resolutions list, becoming a PowerPoint Ninja in the next 12 months just got a little easier with our new Free PowerPoint Resources in the Community & Events section of the Brainshark site, under Helpful Resources. You can use these free PowerPoint resources from leading presentation experts to help make your presentations more effective and impactful this coming year. The content is organized into three categories: Pla...

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Tags: animation, myBrainshark, tips and tricks


Office Hours Recap: Personalization and Wrapping

Submitted by: Courteney McDonnell , Customer Success Representative, Brainshark, Inc.

January 05, 2012 02:37 PM

Here is a replay of our previous Office Hours session on the best practices around personalizing and wrapping your Brainshark presentations. In this quick recap (less than 4 min), you’ll learn to keep in mind the flow of your presentation, who will be personalizing it, and the level of usage so that you can effectively manage it and ultimately boost response rates. Be sure to check the attachments tab of this and all other Office Hours replays for helpful resources: View p...

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Tags: internal communications, support, tips and tricks