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What’s the Most Important Aspect of Training New Sales Hires?

Submitted by: Brendan Cournoyer , Director of Content Marketing, Brainshark

April 09, 2014 09:32 AM

Our recent Sales Training eBook features a collection of articles and ideas from sales and learning experts on developing a more effective sales training program. While putting the eBook together, we reached out to some of the sharpest sales minds in the business with a single question: What is the MOST important thing to focus on when training and onboarding new sales hires? The issue with onboarding new reps is that they have a LOT to learn; from general selling skills to product training ...

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Tags: Brainshark On-Demand, internal communications, sales enablement, tips and tricks

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5 Types of Videos to Fuel Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

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

April 08, 2014 09:27 AM

Everywhere you look, experts are predicting that video will be a top social media trend again this year, but they’re not the only ones placing added emphasis on social video. Top social media channels are showing their commitment to video in the form of platform updates that more prominently feature video – like Facebook’s introduction of auto-play videos in its newsfeed, Twitter’s Vine and many more.  It’s important to have a strategy in place to guide the...

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Tags: content marketing, social media, video

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Getting More from Marketing: Strategies for Sales Leadership [On-Demand Webinar]

Submitted by: Marit Fratelli , Sr. Content Marketing Manager, Brainshark

April 07, 2014 09:38 AM

Marketing can provide content, leads, intelligence and more, but how can you make sure sales and marketing are aligned so that sales gets what they need, when they need it? In this on-demand webinar, hear from sales enablement experts, Michael Cannon, CEO, Silver Bullet Group, Will Spendlove, VP Product Marketing, Inside View and Marc McNamara, VP Communications Solutions, Brainshark, as they answer four key questions: What new challenges exist in aligning sales and marketing? What i...

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Tags: content marketing, internal communications, sales enablement, tips and tricks

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iPads Still Winning the Enterprise Tablet Race – by a Mile [Report]

Submitted by: Brendan Cournoyer , Director of Content Marketing, Brainshark

April 03, 2014 09:52 AM

Back in early 2012, around the time when the iPad 3 started flying off shelves, investments in business tablets were also reaching an all-time high. At the time, it was reported that the iPad made up a whopping 97% of all enterprise tablet activations in Q1 of that year. Part of this was no doubt in response to BYOD trends across industries – particularly in the financial services sector – as businesses found that more and more employees were using their personal tablets for work ...

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Tags: iPad, tablet

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Brainshark April 2014 Newsletter

Submitted by: Marit Fratelli , Sr. Content Marketing Manager, Brainshark

April 02, 2014 10:36 AM

April’s edition of the Brainshark newsletter introduces SlideShark Anywhere, where SlideShark Team Edition users now have the choice of presenting and broadcasting decks from their iOS mobile devices or using their computer or Windows 8 tablet. It also highlights Brainshark for Work.com for better sales performance management. Don’t forget to check out our free events to help you become a Brainshark-creating expert! We have both in-person and online events on the way covering a va...

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Tags: Brainshark newsletter, Brainshark On-Demand

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