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Announcing the 2015 Sharkie Awards

Submitted by: Andrew Ahern , Customer Marketing Associate, Brainshark Inc.

January 26, 2015 08:51 AM

Is your New Year’s resolution to win a Sharkie Award? If so, now’s your time to shine! We’re excited to announce the 2015 Sharkie Awards! For the 7th year, we’re honoring the best Brainshark customer presentations in a number of categories and across a variety of use cases. Not only is it a good opportunity to see what kinds of presentations have been created over the past year, it’s your chance to show off your creativity, the value Brainshark has brought to...

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Tags: Brainshark, video

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Sales Onboarding Challenges, Tips & Ideas [Video]

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

January 22, 2015 09:43 AM

Studies show that companies are willing to spend 20 times more to hire a rep than they are to spend to train them once they get there. Onboarding and supporting new hires is critical, and given the role that sales reps play in any organization, it’s certainly not an area to neglect. From navigating the initial challenges of sales onboarding to planning a schedule to prepare your newest reps, there’s a lot to consider. In this short video series, Liz Couchon, Brainshark Direct...

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Tags: HR, mobile-learning, video, technology, 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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92% of B2B Marketers Use Video for Demand Generation [Report]

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

November 03, 2014 09:48 AM

As the year winds down, B2Bs are starting to talk about trends: what has worked, what hasn’t, what are plans for next year? Several sources this year have commented on the popularity of video as a content marketing tool. And we’re very familiar with stats that support its versatility and how widely video is being consumed. It comes as no surprise then, that Software Advice’s recent B2B Demand Generation Benchmark Report falls right in step with the video marketing fanfare&...

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Tags: content marketing, video

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More Deals in Less Time – with the Brainshark Sales Accelerator

Submitted by: Greg Flynn , President, Brainshark

October 14, 2014 09:27 AM

Today, we’re incredibly proud and excited to announce the launch of Brainshark’s newest and most effective Sales Enablement product: the Brainshark Sales Accelerator for Salesforce.com. We set out to create a solution that helps sales reps win more deals in less time by enabling them to have better sales conversations with their customers and prospects. But how? By enabling subject-matter experts to create and deliver better training, managers to coach more effectively,...

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Tags: product updates, sales enablement, video

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