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Tag: iPod

Vote for SlideShark! Stevie Awards Finalist for Favorite New Product

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

July 14, 2014 10:41 AM

SlideShark has been nominated for a 2014 Stevie!  If you’re not familiar with the Stevie Awards, they “are the world's premier business awards.” Created in 2002 to recognize the achievements and positive contributions of businesses and professionals around the world, they have become a distinguished honor—and SlideShark is in the running this year!  Not only is the latest SlideShark release a finalist in the Stevies’ American Business Awards Program...

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Tags: iPad, iPhone, iPod, mobile-learning, external communications, product updates


Happy Birthday SlideShark!!!

Submitted by: Gerry Praysman , SlideShark Product Marketing Manager, Brainshark

October 18, 2013 09:41 AM

October 18th is a special day here at Brainshark since it marks the second birthday of our popular mobile app, SlideShark! We generally like to be modest, but what kind of parents would we be if we didn’t spend a little time bragging about our kid? After all, in just two short years our bundle of joy has come a really long way, with no plans to slow down for that matter! Since its launch on October 18th, 2011, SlideShark has: Over 2 million downloads Users in over 150 differen...

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Tags: iPad, iPod


T'was the Night Before Presenting

Submitted by: Sabrina Cote , Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

December 19, 2012 10:13 AM

Twas the night before presenting, when all through the house, Not a computer was stirring, not even its mouse. The laptops were stored at the office with care, Going on business trips was finally rare. The presenters packed iPads and retired to their beds, While visions of SlideShark danced in their heads. With a tool to play PowerPoint with animations intact, They had settled their brains for a worry-free nap. Then from the offices of SlideShark there arose such a clatter, Presenters sprung ...

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Tags: iPad, iPhone, iPod, sales enablement, tablet, video


Thanks a Million: SlideShark Surpasses the 1 Million Download Mark!

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November 20, 2012 11:47 AM

Recently SlideShark logged a major milestone: reaching, and actually surpassing, the 1 million download mark! Since its launch a little more than a year ago, SlideShark has literally been flying off the shelves of Apple’s App Store. This is really exciting for us and we are certainly very proud! We’ve been busy over the past year adding features that add value to you, our users, as you prepare for, present at, and follow up on meetings. Here are some highlights: Support for hy...

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Tags: iPad, iPod, iPhone, tablet


SlideShark Now Supports Hyperlinks and an Expanded List of Cloud Storage Providers

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

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...

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Tags: corporate travel, iPad, iPhone, iPod, tablet, product updates