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.

Designing Slides for Viewing on a Mobile Device

Submitted by: Justin Hill , Multimedia Project Manager, Brainshark, Inc.

December 19, 2011 11:22 AM

While I was visiting my parents over the Thanksgiving holiday, my not-so-computer savvy dad once again opened Pandora’s box and asked me what exactly it is that I do for work. Saying, “I’m a Multimedia Project Manager, Dad,” left him only more confused. So while we were sitting there watching football, I decided to take out my iPhone and show him a few examples of Brainshark video presentations, hoping this would help him understand (it didn’t). What it did do was ...

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Tags: animation, external communications, myBrainshark, tips and tricks, technology


Office Hours Recap: Report Optimization

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

December 16, 2011 09:27 AM

Here is the replay of our latest Office Hours session which covers Report Optimization. In this session, we dive into viewing details, clickpath tracking, and viewing analysis reports. By using these tools, you'll be able to leverage data on viewer retention, navigation through your content, as well as many other key aspects to tracking how your content is being absorbed. Be sure to check the attachments tab of the Brainshark player for additional resources on the subje...

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Tags: support, tips and tricks


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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Tags: Brainshark newsletter


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