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Does Personalization or Presentation Quality Matter?

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

September 14, 2011 06:11 PM

Customers often ask about benchmarking their utilization. This summer we took a preliminary look at the use of Brainshark across all customers.  Over the next month or so, we will be releasing more of this preliminary benchmarking data for you to use. We are planning on releasing the 2011 report next January.  For example: 1-      Average presentation length is 12 minutes with 16 slides 2-      If someone watches the first 30 seconds...

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Tags: animation, tips and tricks


Brainshark September 2011 Newsletter

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September 14, 2011 12:25 PM

Here is the September 2011 newlsetter that was sent out last night and this morning. This month, we're pleased to announce that we are extending our iPad 2 customer contest through the year! Also, check out some links to past and upcoming webinars and events incuding our highly anticipated Presentation Revolution Tour. Be sure to check out some of our Quick Links to the blog and other resources as well. Click on the screenshot below to be taken directly to the newsletter:

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Tags: Brainshark newsletter, iPad


How To: Edit Profile/Permissions/Properties

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

September 13, 2011 12:37 PM

In response to a recent analysis of support data, which indicated a trend in customer inquiries surrounding Brainshark’s Manage Users feature (located in Company Administrator Tools), the support team is presenting a six part how-to series detailing the components of the Manage Users feature.  This week’s feature focuses on how-to edit user profiles, permissions, and properties. Tune in periodically for the “Manage Users How-To Tip of the Month” to learn more about ...

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Tags: tips and tricks, support


Brainshark's Quest to Reach the Beach

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , SlideShark Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

September 13, 2011 08:30 AM

To the Brainshark Community, It is our utmost pleasure to announce that this Friday and Saturday (Sept 16th, 17th) Brainshark will be dispatching 12 brave souls to run the relay race of a lifetime. In 24 hours, our team of sharks hopes to conquer 200 miles from Cannon Mountain in Franconia, New Hampshire all the way to Hampton Beach. We will be running this race on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association as part of their Run for the Memory Program. If you’re a fan of Reach the Beac...

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Tags: myBrainshark


Working My Sales Process More Simply with Some Inspiration from HGTV

Submitted by: Beth Cail , National Account Manager, Brainshark

September 12, 2011 01:55 PM

I would like to say that I don’t watch a lot of television.  It’s not that I watch a lot of programming; I watch every episode of a few shows - who doesn’t love the “Real Housewives” series (at least one) as a guilty pleasure?  But, last night I was watching the latest episode of Design Star on HGTV.  If you haven’t seen it, it’s a show where designers participate in an elimination game to be the last standing with their own show on HGTV....

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