November 20, 2013 09:50 AM
With the emergence of social selling, sales reps across industries are now looking for new ways to take advantage of social media. As one of the most comprehensive and informative social networks, and a place where business professionals have connected and collaborated for years, LinkedIn is a natural channel for reps to launch their social selling efforts.
A successful social selling strategy is contingent on sales reps’ ability to establish themselves as thought leaders in...
November 01, 2013 09:33 AM
“Social selling isn't rocket science. It's just the savvy use of social media to connect with people, showcase your expertise and create fresh opportunities.” – Jill Konrath, Does Social Selling Really Work?
I like this quote because it really captures the essence of how social media works as a selling tool – in that it’s just another tool. Yet I get the sense that many salespeople are either A) intimidated by the concept of social selling, or B) under the impre...
October 11, 2013 09:43 AM
Once again this year, Team Brainshark hit the trail for our 3rd consecutive Reach the Beach relay in support of the Alzheimer’s Association. Together we traversed over 200 New Hampshire miles from Cannon Mountain to Hampton Beach in in a 24-hour relay event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s research.
Our 12-runner team posted a final time of 27 hours, 50 minutes to complete the 205 mile relay, averaging an 8:08 minute per mile pace, and finishing 95th out of 474...
September 23, 2013 09:20 AM
With over 1 million users, SlideShark has fast become the app of choice for showing PowerPoint on the iPad the way it was meant to be seen. Beyond the many features that make SlideShark a presenter’s best friend, we also offer a host of additional capabilities designed specifically for teams!
With SlideShark Team Edition, presenters can easily access and present up-to-date and approved PowerPoint content, straight from their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. They can even broadca...
September 19, 2013 08:39 AM
Back in April, I wrote about the latest updates to YouTube’s channel design and layout. Recently, YouTube introduced another update, this time to their annotations feature.
Prior to this update, channel managers could use annotations to add brief notes at designated points throughout a video to communicate supplementary information, or as a call to action to link viewers to other YouTube videos. With the latest update to the annotations feature, channel managers now h...