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myBrainshark September 2011 Newsletter

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

September 25, 2011 09:08 PM

Here are the latest myBrainshark happenings straight from HQ. This month's newsletter features tips on how to get the most out of your iPad, a nifty little device you could potentially win by submitting a success story as part of our iPad 2 contest. Also, check out some quick links on how to juice up your PowerPoints and what the Brainshark has been doing to reach out lately. All this and more for your reading pleasure. Click on the screenshot below to be taken directly to the newsletter:...

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Tags: iPad, myBrainshark, myBrainshark newsletter


STAPLES Says, "That was easy" with Brainshark

Submitted by: Dan Coghlan , Learning & Development Specialist, STAPLES Canada

September 23, 2011 09:09 AM

I recently used Brainshark to launch a training video on the Apple iPad 2 to our retail organization. This training started off as a PowerPoint with voice over but eventually evolved into a training video featuring a full product demo. The beauty of Brainshark was that I was able to launch the training to over 300 retail locations and over 10,000 associates via adding a simple URL in a global email distribution list.  To make things even better, I am able to track views in ...

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Tags: channels, iPad, sales enablement


Hampton Beach Gets Hit By 12 Sharks

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

September 22, 2011 03:55 PM

In case you haven’t been stalking our Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter channels to absorb the awesomeness of team Brainshark’s Reach the Beach adventure, we’re pleased to announce that in 26 hours and 51 minutes, 12 sharks infested Hampton Beach. We were 204th out of 434 teams. We were also able to raise over $7,400 for the Alzheimer’s Association and can’t thank them, as well as the Reach the Beach organizers, enough for giving us this amazing experience. Thank...

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Tags: myBrainshark


How Xerox Global Services Uses Brainshark to Deliver Knowledge

Submitted by: Mohan Mailvaganam , Enterprise Print Services - Program Manager, Xerox Global Services

September 21, 2011 04:26 PM

I am the National Program Manager for the Enterprise Print Services offering for Xerox Global Services in Canada.  Xerox Global Services is the outsourcing services arm of Xerox which focuses on providing Document and Output management solutions to large national and global organizations worldwide.  I have been with the organization for 12 years in various sales, technical, and program roles and have had the pleasure of working with Brainshark technology throughout my career in m...

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Tags: external communications, channels, internal communications, sales enablement


Narrated Presentations: Best Practices

Submitted by: m62 visualcommunications

September 21, 2011 12:24 PM

This post originally appeared on the blog of our great partner m62 visualcommunications. Here is it's initial form. Pre-recorded and on-demand presentations are becoming increasingly popular, as more and more organizations realize the time and cost savings of sharing their presentations online. But this method involves something that can make some presenters feel uncomfortable – recording narration for the presentation. While this may seem a little daunting, taking a methodical app...

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Tags: audio, myBrainshark, technology, tips and tricks