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.

Presentation Revolution Replay

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

December 06, 2011 03:33 PM

Here at Brainshark we’re thankful for many things as we enter the holiday season. Chief among those is all the people who helped make this past Fall’s Presentation Revolution such a success! In addition to a seven-city tour that hit Toronto, Minneapolis, New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, and Chicago, we hosted several popular and complementary webinars. If you missed any of the webinars, we’re pleased to offer them now in replay form. They cover a variety of ...

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Tags: animation, audio, myBrainshark, tips and tricks


SlideShark Presenter Tools: Laser Pointer and Hide Slides

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

December 06, 2011 08:00 AM

(UPDATE: Guess what -- we've added more stuff! Check out our SlideShark topic page for details on the latest SlideShark features and releases, including support for the iPhone and iPod touch!) We continue to improve SlideShark for all situations, and this past version update is no exception!  Version 1.3 includes a few key features for presenters, as well as some subtle usability improvements. Now you see them… You’re about to run into an afternoon meeting to present the late...

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Tags: iPad, social media, tablet, technology, tips and tricks, product updates


5 Ways to Use Brainshark for Trade Show Success

Submitted by: Joan Babinski , Vice President of Marketing, Brainshark

December 05, 2011 10:15 AM

Last week, I blogged about an idea that has consistently produced over 30%, and even over 40% clickthroughs to the post-show followup emails we send. As you think about how to increase the ROI of your trade show investment in 2012, here are 5 ideas for using Brainshark to increase the impact of your trade show presence. -          Booth Staff Briefings – for Sales staff and others that will be manning the booth at your events...

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Tags: external communications, myBrainshark, sales enablement, tips and tricks


Announcing the November iPad 2 Winner

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

December 05, 2011 04:24 AM

Turkey Day is in the rearview mirror here in the States and we have nothing but a continuous round of holidays around the corner to look forward to. This month, we had over 15 customer article submissions for an iPad 2 and the lucky winner for November is our first international luck of the draw. Congratulations to Jason Feeley, Marketing Projects Manager at Canada Life - all the way in the United Kingdom. He creates both online and offline campaigns and manages a number of external m...

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Tags: iPad, myBrainshark


8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start Asking Questions

Submitted by: John Utter , Corporate Trainer, Vantage Deluxe World Travel

December 02, 2011 12:04 PM

As we all know, Brainshark is a great tool for interaction with the learner and testing their knowledge of the given subject matter. If you’ve been seeking to up the ante as far as the quality of education/retention that you’re attempting to get out of Brainshark, consider becoming more introspective with the questions that you’re asking. The quality of the questions you ask will directly impact the experience and benefit of both the end user and the organization. Allow me to ...

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Tags: tips and tricks