Brainshark Now Enables Users to Share Presentations as YouTube Videos

"With "Brainshark for YouTube," Brainshark Enterprise Customers and Users Can Easily Engage in Online Video Marketing and Expand the Reach of Their Content"

WALTHAM, Mass. - September 7, 2010 - Brainshark, Inc., the leader in on-demand multimedia for business, today announced "Brainshark for YouTube" - a new capability enabling users to easily share their Brainshark presentations as YouTube videos for free. This functionality is available to Brainshark's enterprise customers, as well as users of the free site. Brainshark for YouTube allows users - with only a PowerPoint deck and phone in hand - to immediately create high-impact business content that's ready to post on YouTube.

"we're pleased to provide another avenue for users to virally share their Brainshark content - reaching YouTube's audience of millions at the click of a button," said Brainshark CEO Joe Gustafson. "By turning their professional-grade Brainshark presentations into YouTube videos, users can engage in high-impact online video marketing - at little-to-no cost and with no advanced skills required."

Brainshark lets users create multimedia presentations that can be viewed online, anytime and from anywhere - including mobile devices such as smartphones and iPads. Brainshark presentations combine PowerPoint slides, documents, photos, voice narration (recorded via phone or computer microphone), background audio and more. Pre-existing video clips can be incorporated as well, with support for more than 100 video file types. Now, with Brainshark for YouTube, Brainshark and myBrainshark users can seamlessly upload their presentations as videos to YouTube, with all metadata – such as the presentation title, description and tags - preserved.

For Brainshark’s enterprise customers, Brainshark for YouTube is included at no additional cost as part of the core Brainshark platform. Free users of – along with myBrainshark Pro and Pro Trainer subscribers – can use this capability at no cost as well. In order to publish a Brainshark presentation on YouTube, users must first have a YouTube account.

To view sample Brainshark presentations on YouTube, please see "A Quick Tour of myBrainshark" and "The Brainshark Story".

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Brainshark’s sales readiness platform gives you the tools to prepare all your client-facing teams with the knowledge and skills they need to perform at the highest level. With best-of-breed solutions for training, coaching, content and more, you can ensure reps are always ready to make the most of any selling situation.

With Brainshark, companies can: enable sales teams with on-demand training that accelerates onboarding and keeps reps up-to-speed; validate readiness with sales coaching and practice that ensures reps master your message; and empower sales organizations with rich, dynamic content that can be created quickly, updated easily, and accessed anywhere.

Thousands of companies – including more than half of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to get better results from their sales enablement initiatives.