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Training Mag Is Looking for Your Best Training Videos of 2014

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

June 13, 2014 09:14 AM

Do you have a great training video presentation that effectively gets results time and again? Training magazine wants to see it! The mag is on a search for the best and most effective training video content to present at its Online Learning Conference 2014 in Chicago. Since Brainshark customers create powerful, engaging video presentations every day for corporate training, just-in-time learning and more, we thought this would be a great opportunity for you to show the world what you can ...

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Is Your Video Content Adding Enough Value? (And Some Other Important Questions)

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

June 11, 2014 10:40 AM

It’s really easy to get excited about using solutions like Brainshark to create lots of video content for your company – and it should be exciting! With today’s technology, pretty much anyone can create engaging video presentations quickly and easily. Of course, this doesn’t mean you need to start creating video content just for the sake of making more videos. As with any other content format, for your video presentations to truly add value, there needs to be a clea...

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5 Annoying Email Marketing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Submitted by: Lauren Pettiglio , Marketing Campaign Manager, Brainshark

June 09, 2014 10:37 AM

We’ve all seen it. That email pops into your inbox that makes you cringe (and simultaneously comforts you that you weren’t the one that sent it). But those annoying messages aren’t all bad. In fact, they are one of the easiest ways to make sure your campaigns will crush their goals because you get to learn from others’ mistakes without having to make them yourself. The best part about being an email marketer is that you are your own audience. That is, you have an i...

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10 Mobile Learning Stats You Need to See and Why

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

June 06, 2014 09:27 AM

For a survey not too long ago, the E-Learning 24/7 Blog found that 69% of L&D professionals considered mobile learning to be an essential part of their ideal LMS. Flash-forward to now, and the folks at Learnnovators have predicted that mobile learning will be “the most disruptive game changer in 2014.” Obviously, mobile learning is a hot topic for training professionals, and has been for some time. Why? Here are 10 fascinating mobile learning stats that help tell the sto...

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Extreme Networks Educates Future Generations with a Brainshark-Powered MOOC

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

June 04, 2014 09:37 AM

Extreme Networks, one of the largest providers of networking infrastructure in the world, used Brainshark to create a massive open online course (MOOC). “Something that we believe in as a business is educating future generations on networking technology,” says Ben Doyle, VP of Sales Enablement. “We powered that whole program, that MOOC, with Brainshark.” In the success story below, Ben shares how Brainshark helped them deploy an educational series to 1,500 learners.&...

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