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Brainshark Fall 2014 User Group and Workshop Recap: Part 3 – End User Experience

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

December 18, 2014 09:05 AM

This is the third in a 3-part deep dive for Brainshark authors into best practices covered during our fall User Groups and Build a Better Brainshark Workshops. Parts 1 and 2 covered audio and slides, respectively.  This final post will look at the end-user experience. Once again, we also suggest you look at 10 Keys to Creating Engaging Brainshark Presentations, which focuses on planning your presentation. End User Experience A Brainshark presentation can be viewed on any device, i...

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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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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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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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What Comes First, the Script or the PowerPoint?

Submitted by: Amy O'Brien , Training Manager, Brainshark

November 12, 2014 09:48 AM

“You’re going the wrong way!” “How would he know where we’re going?” The scene is from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.  A couple is yelling out the car window to Del Griffith and Neal Page (John Candy and Steve Martin), trying to warn them that they are traveling the wrong way down the highway. Del has absolutely no idea he’s about to come face-to-face with two Mack trucks, and insinuates that the couple must be drunk for thinking they know ...

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