Join Brad Batesole for an in-depth discussion in this video What is SlideShare?, part of Up and Running with Slideshare.
SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations and other professional content. At its core, it allows users to upload presentations, say, ones that were made using PowerPoint or Keynote. Users can also upload infographics, PDF's, and other documents. All of the content that is uploaded to SlideShare lives on their website and can be made available to it's over 60 million visitors per month. It's also good to note that SlideShare is owned by LinkedIn. Think of it like YouTube, but for PowerPoint.
Content is uploaded, and then made available to a large community. Most people are using Slideshare, however, not to post material, but to discover and learn from other professionals. As a visitor, you'll find content on a wide array of topics such as technology, business, health, and education. And contributions range such from popular outlets such as the white house or mashable. All the way to business owners who have something unique to share. As a contributor to SlideShare, you gain access to an incredible viral content marketing network.
It can be used by individuals and businesses alike to generate new leads or gain authority on a particular topic. Because SlideShare is among the top 200 sites on the Web, content hosted on the platform becomes easily discovered through Google and other search engines. SlideShares can also be embedded into your website or blog, and they're even easy to share via LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook. SlideShare users can also comment, like, save, or in some cases download presentations, making it a really interactive learning environment.
Joining Slideshare will enable you to grow yourself professionally by publishing presentations or learning from other contributors.
- Getting established on SlideShare
- Searching for content
- Interacting with presentations
- Uploading from your computer or the cloud
- Adding video to SlideShare presentations
- Marketing with SlideShare