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5 Sales Mistakes So Easy to Make… It’s SCARY

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

October 27, 2014 09:33 AM

Sales reps are constantly communicating with important stakeholders and serving as the face of the organization. It should come as no surprise, then, that silly mistakes come at a frighteningly high cost. We’re all human (unless you're a zombie), so it’s easy to succumb to these pitfalls. I’m highlighting a few of them below, so hopefully this Halloween is only treats…no tricks… for sales reps. #1. Not effectively communicating value A recent SiriusDecisi...

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51 Tips for Delivering Better Sales Presentations [eBook]

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

October 06, 2014 10:36 AM

Presentations are an inevitable and critical part of B2B sales. While even a great sales presentation won’t always lead to a closed deal, a poor one will stop your sale dead nearly every time. In other words – you can’t mess this up! Our exclusive eBook, 51 Tips for Delivering a Better Sales Presentation, draws on ideas and suggestions from real sales reps and experts who understand the importance of a polished, engaging, effective presentation. It not only offers pract...

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Tags: animation, iPad, iPhone, quick tips, sales enablement, technology, tablet, tips and tricks, video

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Man on the Street: The Scoop on Sales Meetings [Video]

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

October 01, 2014 01:13 PM

This year’s 2014 HubSpot INBOUND conference was buzzing with people from a variety of industries and sectors. We capitalized on the concentrated proximity of so many innovative, successful professionals who have likely been present at (if not directly involved with) more than a few sales meetings… and picked their brains about the experience. Turns out, sales meeting satisfaction could use a boost. Brainshark’s own Alex Salop didn’t miss a beat. Check it out the r...

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Tags: video, tips and tricks, sales enablement, social media, iPhone

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Presentation Etiquette: 4 Tips for Improving Communication & Body Language

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

September 29, 2014 10:06 AM

While proper sales presentation etiquette may seem obvious to some, some reps still make the same critical mistakes over and over again. You may not even realize it – but your prospects certainly will. Before heading to your next presentation, check out these four ideas from our exclusive eBook, 51 Tips for Delivering Better Sales Presentations, for keeping your words and actions in check. #1. Prepare to be quiet for a moment and LISTEN When was the last time someone talked at you i...

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This Just In: New and Improved Royalty-Free Animations for PowerPoint!

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

September 23, 2014 09:00 AM

78% of all Brainshark presentations created by customers have at least one animated PowerPoint slide. Take a look at this recent presentation from the Brainshark Services team to see what you can do with PowerPoint... pretty amazing!  Business presenters that use Brainshark are heavy users of PowerPoint, but designing graphics for visual communications may not be every presenter’s strong suit. So, the more that we can provide helpful resources to Brainshark users, the more su...

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Tags: animation, audio, Brainshark On-Demand, quick tips, technology, tips and tricks

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