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"Does Facebook Make Sense for a B2B Business?"

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

August 24, 2011 04:20 PM

As of late, I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot of discussion on the use of Facebook in social media marketing, particularly in B2B. Facebook has been an important part of our own social marketing strategy and will continue to play an increasingly larger role, so I’m a proponent of the channel…for my company. After reviewing a considerable amount of chatter, I’ve crafted my own thoughts in response to the three popular kinds of contributors to the discussion. To those wh...

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Tags: myBrainshark, tips and tricks, social media, content marketing


McKesson Strengthens Its RFI Process with Brainshark

Submitted by: Paul E. Miller , IT Product Manager, McKesson

August 23, 2011 01:06 PM

At McKesson IT, ‘success’ is defined as bringing to our Business Units the right technology capabilities at the right time, at the right price. Central to achieving that goal is finding a fit between the needs of our business and the capabilities of vendors. We use the RFI process (Request for Information) regularly to have that dialogue. Through the use of Brainshark, we've recently GREATLY improved the productivity of this process – for both us and the vendors. Histori...

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Tags: external communications, tips and tricks, healthcare


Customer Idea: Sub-titles

Submitted by: Sita Likhite , Wolters Kluwer

August 23, 2011 01:00 PM

I would like to input the script for my audio and pick the type of voice and the accent for the sound. I also want to allow sub-titles for international users who may find it difficult to understand all of the audio.

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Tags: audio, myBrainshark


Introducing the Presentation (R)evolution Tour

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

August 23, 2011 09:20 AM

As a follow up to this spring’s 10-city Customer Success Tour,  I am very excited to announce the fall Presentation (R)evolution Tour with stops in San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, and  Minneapolis. As you can see from the poster, we went back and forth on evolution and revolution so we will touch upon both. We’re bringing back Carmen Taran, co-founder of Rexi Media and a presentation skills expert, to speak about how to use striking visuals to move...

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Tags: animation


The Brainshark/Blackboard Partnership - A Recent Graduate's Perspective

Submitted by: Allison Wahl , Customer Community Specialist, Brainshark

August 22, 2011 09:57 AM

With September right around the corner, Back-to-School season is certainly in the air. You can practically smell the textbooks as they roll off the press and into the hands of eager students. This fall brings mixed emotions to me, as I, a recent college graduate (just received my BA from Tufts this May), will not be returning to school for the first time in my life. It is scary, daunting, exciting, and absolutely absurd that after almost two decades of schooling, this chapter of my life is pro...

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