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Instant Brainshark

By : Daniel Li
Book Image

Instant Brainshark

By: Daniel Li

Overview of this book

Brainshark's audio annotation system is a power presentation tool that allows you to convert your boring, outdated slideshows into engaging and powerful audio presentations. Alongside its mobile functionality and customer feedback capabilities, it provides an easy-to-use interface for anyone from account executives to sales directors. "Instant Brainshark" will quickly get you started with creating online presentations and web presentations following best practices. The book covers the basics of BrainShark and explores a variety of best practices in both Internet marketing and presentation design to help you build effective and powerful presentations. Instant Brainshark will start you off with the basic functionality of BrainShark in order to introduce you to the best practices involved in presentation design. Then, it will guide you through a series of important and useful recipes that will show you how to reach customers via various marketing channels. You will learn how to find customers through social media networks, whether they be on a desktop computer or mobile device, as well as how to get feedback from your valued customers. You will also dig into BrainShark's audio annotation system and learn how to get the most out of it by following the recommended guidelines. Lastly, the book will guide you through a recipe on how to upload your BrainShark audio presentations as videos on YouTube, furthering the exposure of your presentations. Using Instant Brainshark, you will learn everything you need to know, from starting your first presentation and applying audio annotations to sharing it across multiple social media websites and retrieving customer feedback.
Table of Contents (7 chapters)

Embedding your content (Should know)

Brainshark's ability to embed content is as simple as copying a snippet of code to your webpage. ote that you can embed your presentation on multiple pages. This means that you can change the presentation Brainshark in order to alter the content on all of the said pages.

How to do it...

The following steps will demonstrate how to embed your Brainshark presentation into webpages as a HTML snippet.

To embed your content, go to your presentation properties and click on the Embed button next to the Current Address textbox.

Note that, there are two options from here. Either select the Links tab in order to get a presentation link for sharing purposes or select the Embed Code tab to get an HTML snippet for embedding purposes.

paste either the link or the HTML snippet to a webpage. Be sure to test the snippet on multiple browsers and devices so that you are sure that the content is embedded properly. If you find issues during this process, be sure to contact the Brainshark support line to report the bug.

How it works...

Embedding Brainshark content has multiple purposes. For instance, if you use a presentation or document on multiple websites, having the ability to edit the presentation there without having to edit each individual website allows you to streamline changes. In addition, Brainshark's audio annotation system is not something that is easily achieved on a plain website—having the ability to embed the content allows you to fully engage your audience in Brainshark's premiere platform.

There's more...

We will now explore other ways of embedding Brainshark presentations into existing documents or webpages.

QR codes

QR codes (Quick Response codes) are used by mobile devices for quick links. By embedding your content using the previous steps, you are using hyperlinks work better for desktop browsers.

Mobile devices with camera functionality can now take advantage of capturing QR codes that link directly to websites. Each presentation has a unique QR code image you can save onto printed documents, posters, or even other presentations.


You may also choose to directly link your customers to your podcast. In order to do this, click on the Podcast button next to the Embed button

Within this, you will find a link you can embed again in an HTML document or any other document.