myBrainshark adding audio toPowerPoint
One in a series of articles on using mybrainshark (http://my.brainshark.com) to your online advantage
After all of the superlatives, accolades and testimonials - what really matters is what myBrainshark (orany new technology for that matter) can do for you. Think of myBrainshark as a web presence onspinach. You know Popeyes
brand of spinach, - with search engine optimisation thrown in for goodmeasure.myBrainshark is a free web presentation creation and hosting service, with incredible functionality, easeof use, and tools that can help you make money if you have something to teach. Backed by the ten yearold company called Brainshark, which has been providing premium versions of this service to fortune 500companies, myBrainshark is a new offering geared towards small businesses and individuals.This series of articles is intended as a practical guide with tips and use cases, to get your creative,marketing, and training juices flowing and move you closer to creating great presentations, trainings,product demos...the list is limited only by your imagination. As with the other articles in this series, I willuse the imaginary product called Wondersocks to provide practical use cases for using myBrainshark.
Preparing to use myBrainshark
You dont have to take a class, or spend weeks learning something new. If you have any of the followingyou can create a myBrainshark presentation in record time:
ingers, a voice, a telephone, an internet connection and a computer. This is the main requirementbecause you can create podcasts with this setup (see article 1 in this series)
PowerPoint presentations, Word processing Documents, PD
s, videos (local or online), Livescribepencasts, images this is just the shortlist.In my first article, we reviewed a roadmap to creating a product announcement podcast usingmyBrainshark and a telephone or mp3 file. Using the fictitious Wondersocks product launch, you will beintroduced to enhancing a PowerPoint presentation with audio, and because you dont want to commitdeath by PowerPoint, a few tips will be provided along the way.
Navigate tohttp://my.brainshark.comand register yourself as a user.What I like is that you are not forced to upgrade to anything or sign up for a newsletter; you just needyour email address, and you need to enter a screen name and a password. Oh yes, and its free.
Lets say youve developed new line of hand-knitted socks Wondersocks, which warm in the winter andcool in the summer, have garnered a Good Housekeeping seal of approval and you have already made apre-launch announcement and created a myBrainshark Podcast to talk about the seal of approval as wellas the upcoming launch. In additional to the traditional ways of doing so, here is how you could quickly
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