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Viddler is an online sales training platform with integrated tools for practice and evaluation. The Viddler service offers video-based instruction and optional coaching and allows customers to engage with course content through guided assignments and self-recorded practice sessions.
The company, headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, was founded in November 2005 by Robert Sandie, Greg Gurevich, Joshua Mann, and Donna DeMarco.
Viddler no longer provides a free service for non-commercial users. In 2010, Viddler began focusing less on video enthusiasts and self-generated content hosting, and more on business verticals, including corporate communication and training, education, and publishing. Following a 2011 decision to discontinue new personal accounts, Viddler recently announced it was going to close those legacy accounts, giving users the option of opening a paid account or downloading their existing videos.
In January 2017, Viddler initiated a soft launch of its sales training product with Michael St. Lawrence.
Viddler provides solutions[buzzword] for sales training. The company uses its media player to display video and other media elements and to provide user interaction, including the ability to post timed comments directly in a video. Customers can use a webcam to record a video practice session related to course content.
Video practice sessions are evaluated by the customer, the customer's employer, or a sales industry expert. Customers have the option to browse and self-select training courses or to be matched with training courses.
Practice videos can be published on secure business or education websites using an admin-controlled embedding feature.
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