June 01, 2015 09:29 AM
From March to May, the Brainshark Customer Community Team met with hundreds of customers in 21 cities. The focus of this User Group series was Building a Better Brainshark Presentation. In the coming weeks we will be blogging about some of the themes that emerged.
Sourcing royalty-free music, videos and photography
Where to get PowerPoint training
Embedding presentations into webpages
Storyboard templates for Brainshark presentations
There are so many versions o...
May 28, 2015 09:31 AM
One of the things we hear from Brainshark authors who take our workshops is this:
“We have a standard PowerPoint template that I have to use, so I’m not sure how I can design more effective Brainsharks when I have to adhere to this deck.”
The decks are typically bullet-driven with too many background graphics taking up the slide space. They’re built for live presentations, not on-demand video communications, but because people learn that Brainshark is...
March 09, 2015 10:05 AM
Over the course of the year, the Customer Community team monitors the ways authors utilize Brainshark. The data provides benchmarking reference points to consider when planning a presentation. We just finished the 2014 analysis, and several factoids jumped out at us. We will be discussing these, among other agenda items, at upcoming User Group Meetings, Power Hours and Workshops.
1. Most Popular Features
Use of video continues to climb and is now the second most popular fea...
February 19, 2015 09:27 AM
This article was submitted by Stephanie VanGilder, Senior Business Operations Specialist at Mercy Hospital, St. Louis.
Stephanie has over thirteen years of training experience, and has been a Brainshark customer and user for four years. At Mercy, she develops, manages, supports, and generates reports for e-Learning modules.
We’ve all experienced it: viewing an overly-animated PowerPoint to the point that you either cover your eyes or run out of the room to prevent the imminent nause...
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.
About 78% of all Brainshark presentations include PowerPoint slides. In addition to PowerPoin...