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Getting Social With: Michael Brenner, NewsCred (Q&A)

Submitted by: Ann Lambert , Content & Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

December 03, 2014 09:15 AM

The objective of a “Getting Social With…” blog post is to pick the brain of a relevant thought leader in the sales and marketing industries, getting to know them on a personal and professional level. For the first of the series, I decided to conduct a Q & A with Michael Brenner, Head of Strategy for NewsCred. As Brenner is a Forbes Top 40 Social Media Marketer, a Top Content Marketing Influencer and Most Mentioned Marketer on Twitter, he was...

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Tags: content marketing, sales enablement

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Brainshark Fall 2014 User Group and Workshop Recap: Part 2 – Slides

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

December 01, 2014 09:45 AM

This is the second in a 3-part deep dive for Brainshark authors into best practices covered during our fall User Groups and Build a Better BrainsharkWorkshops. Part 1 covered the use of audio in Brainshark presentations. Today’s post will focus on slides. We also suggest you look at 10 Keys to Creating Engaging Brainshark Presentations, which focuses on planning your presentation. Slides About 78% of all Brainshark presentations include PowerPoint slides. In addition to PowerPoin...

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Tags: animation, audio, Brainshark, quick tips, tips and tricks, video

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7 Sales Productivity Hacks to Be Thankful For

Submitted by: Ann Lambert , Content & Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

November 25, 2014 10:01 AM

Of all people, sales reps can appreciate the art of efficiency. With lots of time on the road, on calls, and in meetings, there is little time to spare. Every rep has their own little tips, tricks, and rituals that either save them valuable minutes or help them make the most of their time. But just in case you’re looking for another reason to be thankful this season, here are 7 sales hacks that can increase your daily productivity. Hack #1: Allocate your time to maximize efficiency...

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Tags: quick tips, tips and tricks, sales enablement

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Brainshark Fall 2014 User Group and Workshop Recap: Part 1 – Audio

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

November 24, 2014 09:41 AM

This fall, the Brainshark Customer Community and Learning & Development teams hit the road and visited 19 cities for our Build a Better Brainshark Workshops and User Group Meetings. From London to Toronto, Los Angeles to New York City, and Des Moines to Pittsburgh, we met hundreds of customers who make all sorts of Brainshark presentations for a variety of use cases. This is the first in a 3-part deep dive into best practices for Brainshark authors that were discussed at these meetings....

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Tags: Brainshark, quick tips, tips and tricks

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SlideShark v3.6 – New Improvements and Fixes!

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

November 20, 2014 01:15 PM

Our plan is to end 2014 off strong on the SlideShark front. Part of this means putting out a quick release to do away with some bugs and to make a few usability upgrades. Bug Fixes After Apple’s controversial iOS8 release, some of our users started to experience odd happenings. So we’ve addressed those, as well as a couple of smaller things we found while we were under the hood. The following bugs have been addressed in this release: VGA Projection – Sometimes t...

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Tags: product updates

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