November 14, 2013 09:24 AM
In today’s mobile business world, sales preparation can happen anywhere – and according to new data, it pretty much does.
Our recent 2013 State of the Sales Rep survey asked 416 salespeople across multiple industries about their meeting preparation habits. About 40% of reps said they typically prepare within a day of an upcoming meeting, with more than 10% often waiting until the day of the presentation. With increased time spent in the field, it’s likely that even those re...
November 15, 2012 01:25 PM
Last Tuesday we hosted the first annual Boston Shark Meet Conference, and we were thrilled with the turnout and feedback from our guests! Over 100 people attended the Shark Meet to learn how to create more engaging live and on-demand presentations.
The day’s events kicked off with a keynote address by TED speaker, Joe Sabia, on the power of storytelling. Joe wowed the audience with his six principles for creative storytelling, and energized the group for an afternoon packed with informat...
November 13, 2012 11:58 AM
It’s always fascinating to hear how the SlideShark community delivers their presentations, and learns about the tools required to make those presentations successful.
Internal and External Links
In Sales situations, there are those who insert links within the presentation to jump to other topics later in the deck – all based on where the conversation is going, in real time -- like the old “choose your own adventure books.” Others include links to useful web...
November 05, 2012 02:07 PM
The presentation below was submitted by Ashley Farmer, Associate Director, Communications, Heartbeat Ideas
Heartbeat Ideas is a marketing innovations company. Making the most of technology, they strive to create indelible brand experiences for their clients. In the success story below, Ashley Farmer, Associate Director of Communications, shares how SlideShark Team Edition resolved their version control issue, empowered their senior executive team to give presentations on their iPad...
October 08, 2012 09:51 AM
“As soon as I have this little piece (of information), I'm out of here.”
That’s how Heinrich Koenen once described the mindset of just-in-time learning in an article for Computerworld. What’s interesting, however, is that the article and quote are from April 2000. And while it might be surprising that the concept of just-in-time learning has been around since the days of dial-up I...