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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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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


3 Reasons Most PPT Presentations Fail and 3 Easy Ways to Fix Them [Webinar Replay]

Submitted by: Linda Silverman , Account Manager, Brainshark

December 13, 2011 12:57 PM

Creating impactful PPT presentations can be a challenge. Last week we were fortunate to have Ellen Finkelstein conduct her webinar: “Three Reasons Most PPT Presentations Fail and Three Easy Ways to Fix Them.”  Ellen is one of our Learning Provider Partners. She is a PowerPoint MVP and a recognized expert, speaker, trainer, and best-selling author on PowerPoint and presentation skills. Ellen follows the “Tell ‘n’ Show Method” which she outl...

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Tags: animation, myBrainshark, tips and tricks, webinar replay


The Life of a Blog Post: Blogging for Business

Submitted by: Liam Dempsey , Director/Designer, lbdesign

December 13, 2011 09:54 AM

As businesses continue to embrace and move further into online marketing, many still struggle to understand the commercial value of blogging. To address that, my colleagues and I at lbdesign created a simple, stylized graphic illustration detailing the Life of a Blog Post. Our goal in creating the illustration was not so much to produce a sales brochure, but rather to share our knowledge of web-based marketing for the benefit of others. Ideation Developing ideas and managing the flow of ...

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Tags: myBrainshark, social media, tips and tricks


Good Things Come in Small Packages: Designing Content for Mobile Devices

Submitted by: Rob Sutherland , Implementation Specialist, Brainshark

December 12, 2011 01:00 PM

The ability to communicate with viewers at their convenience has always been one of the big value propositions of Brainshark. However, the explosion of mobile devices like tablets and smartphones adds a new dimension to the concept of on-demand communication. Increasingly, your prospective viewer is likely to be away from their desktop or laptop computer and looking into a tablet or smart phone screen when they encounter your presentation link.  How does this new mobile reality...

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Tags: tablet, tips and tricks, Brainshark