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3 Effective Presentation Apps to Add to Your Toolkit

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

November 09, 2011 12:49 PM

At Brainshark, we are abuzz about the success of the SlideShark iPad App. As part of our on-going research, we come across three complementary applications that you may want to use in you presentation toolkit. Presenter Pro by RexiMedia Brainshark’s Presentation Revolution keynote presenter, Carmen Taran is the co-founder of RexiMedia, a San Francisco presentation skills and sales training firm. Presentation Pro is a great way to keep Carmen’s concepts ...

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Tags: animation, myBrainshark, tablet, tips and tricks

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Using Video and Social Media: A Town Recovers From Natural and Economic Disaster

Submitted by: Paula Crerar , VP of Product Marketing, Brainshark

November 08, 2011 02:40 PM

Surrounded by stunning lakes and the majestic Andean mountains, the resort town of Bariloche draws tourists from all over the world. On June 4th, an eruption 60 miles away caused thick volcanic ash to rain down and blanket the region.  Some in the news media were quick to announce that Bariloche was a disaster area and would not recover in time for the ski season. If this was the only message broadcast to the world, vacationers would change their plans, ensuring an even greater...

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Tags: external communications, myBrainshark, social media, technology, YouTube, video

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How to: Maximize the Design of Your New Website

Submitted by: Kathy Doherty , Professional Services Developer, Brainshark

November 07, 2011 10:09 AM

This is the fourth post in a series on building a new website. This is a deeper compilation of tips and tricks around one of the most important and arduous elements to a website: the design. To get a refresher on other important aspects, check out the previous posts in the series: 4 Things to Question When Building a New Website How to: Organize Content on Your New Website Buidling a New Website: Best Practices for Design (more general) Let's go a little further into the weeds tha...

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

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5 Tips for Presenting with an iPad 2 and SlideShark (Best Practices from a London Debut)

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

November 04, 2011 03:50 PM

I recently presented a session on Using Video and Mobile to Drive Demand & Revenue at the Funnel Marketing Conference in London; where Brainshark along with Eloqua, Hubspot, Marketo, and others participated at the first U.K. conference focused on lead nurturing. Traveling light on my 3-week tour of the U.K. and Europe, I am relying greatly on my shiny new iPad 2 for all my customer meetings and presentations, including this most recent one with 150 people. With the recent launch of ou...

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Tags: animation, iPad, myBrainshark, technology, tips and tricks

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Using Brainshark Internally and Externally at My Company

Submitted by: Marie Basch-Brown , Education Territory Manager

November 04, 2011 11:34 AM

Our company started using Brainshark over 1 year ago for internal communications. Shortly after that we started using Brainshark for communicating to our external customers. It’s been a fabulous way to communicate product updates and promotions. One of my responsibilities as a sales rep is to hold product workshops at our customer sites. My customers are secondary and post-secondary schools that use our software in the classroom. We want to ensure that the schools are full...

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Tags: external communications, internal communications, tips and tricks

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