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Publishing your prezi

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In this chapter I'm going to introduce you to the various ways you can share your fabulous prezi with the world. Here's an overview. The first is to publish on prezi.com. You can also embed it into a blog or website or create a standalone file that you can present offline or share directly. There are benefits to each. Publishing on prezi.com is a way to easily host your prezi so you can share with the world, get it indexed by Google, and embedded on other sites. It also makes it searchable by over fifteen million prezi members, giving your presentation a lot of exposure.

Publishing your prezi

In this chapter I'm going to introduce you to the various ways you can share your fabulous prezi with the world. Here's an overview. The first is to publish on prezi.com. You can also embed it into a blog or website or create a standalone file that you can present offline or share directly. There are benefits to each. Publishing on prezi.com is a way to easily host your prezi so you can share with the world, get it indexed by Google, and embedded on other sites. It also makes it searchable by over fifteen million prezi members, giving your presentation a lot of exposure.

Members can comment on it and you can get valuable feedback and hopefully praise. From there you can embed your prezi right in your own blog or website. The prezi's hosted on Prezi.com, but you get to feature it in any way you like. Or if you want to share the old-fashioned way, you can create a standalone portable prezi file. That file can be shared via email or old- fashioned sneakernet, putting on a thumb drive or a CD and passing it around. Now I should acknowledge that sometimes you have a prezi that you don't want to share with the world. In that case, you can publish it on prezi.com but set that permissions to private, and we'll talk about that more in depth later in this chapter.

There is the fourth way to publish that didn't make the main list because it's pretty specialized: printing your prezi. You can print to a PDF file where each point in your path becomes a page. This can be useful if you need to have handouts or if you need to communicate with some people who may not have Flash Player installed. It can also be used if you're used to having speaker notes like you do with traditional presentation programs such as PowerPoint. You can print out the PDF and write the notes for yourself at each path point. Here's a tip when publishing your Prezi online rather than giving it live: you're not there speaking, so meaning and context can be lost.

You may want to consider making an online version of your presentation, adding voiceovers to your frames or adding some additional notes within the frames to flesh out your points. So now let's take a closer look at each of the three main publishing methods, and I'll walk you through each step by step.

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  1. 5m 5s
    1. Welcome
      39s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      1m 14s
    3. Following along in this course
      2m 35s
    4. Dealing with updates
      37s
  2. 8m 24s
    1. What makes a good prezi?
      2m 48s
    2. Planning your presentation
      2m 47s
    3. Best practices
      2m 49s
  3. 7m 22s
    1. Understanding the online editor
      1m 22s
    2. Using the Prezi desktop
      6m 0s
  4. 19m 9s
    1. Creating an account
      2m 33s
    2. Creating prezis
      4m 15s
    3. Understanding the interface
      8m 9s
    4. Navigating the interface
      1m 3s
    5. Moving, scaling, and rotating with the Transformation tool
      2m 4s
    6. Understanding Home view
      1m 5s
  5. 10m 55s
    1. Using the Theme Wizard
      4m 45s
    2. Understanding 3D backgrounds
      1m 49s
    3. Importing from PowerPoint
      4m 21s
  6. 21m 25s
    1. Creating text
      4m 10s
    2. Creating frames
      3m 16s
    3. Drawing shapes
      5m 27s
    4. Adding diagrams
      4m 5s
    5. Adding web links
      4m 27s
  7. 11m 54s
    1. Rotating and aligning elements
      5m 3s
    2. Layering elements
      1m 28s
    3. Grouping elements
      5m 23s
  8. 24m 23s
    1. Inserting images
      6m 43s
    2. Inserting video
      5m 3s
    3. Inserting sound
      1m 59s
    4. Inserting Flash files
      2m 54s
    5. Inserting files
      2m 23s
    6. Organizing assets
      1m 35s
    7. Navigating and rearranging with paths
      3m 46s
  9. 5m 29s
    1. Autoplaying the presentation
      1m 52s
    2. Adding frame animations
      3m 37s
  10. 5m 34s
    1. Editing with others in Prezi Meeting
      3m 43s
    2. Presenting remotely
      1m 51s
  11. 10m 2s
    1. Publishing your prezi
      2m 1s
    2. Configuring privacy settings
      2m 36s
    3. Embedding a prezi in a web site
      1m 59s
    4. Downloading a portable prezi
      3m 26s
  12. 9m 5s
    1. Approaches to presenting
      3m 6s
    2. Presenting from a browser
      1m 8s
    3. Portable prezis
      1m 21s
    4. Presenting from the desktop
      1m 43s
    5. Using Smart Zoom
      1m 47s
  13. 54s
    1. Next steps
      54s

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