Whether it's Facebook updates, tweets, blog posts, research reports, newsletters, video, white papers or more, we all produce content these days. How do you reach your audiences on each platform without completely exhausting yourself? Most likely your content and ideas are already there - it's just a matter of crafting them for the desired channel and reach.
We live in a world of judges: You will be judged by each and every person during your next presentation. Sound intimidating? It should be. No one ever said giving presentations is easy. So, how do you minimize the level of judgment that will be placed upon you?
500 Startups has debuted its latest round of startup ideas on SlideShare. The sixth group of startups from the 500 Startup Accelerator program are demoing their innovations in the Bay Area and New York, and have uploaded their pitch decks here.
Got infographics? Upload, discover and share infographics with our optimized infographics player! We are excited to announce the launch of a new player on Slideshare specifically for infographics. Though we have hosted infographics in the past, our new player optimizes the viewing experience of the increasingly important content type.
Data is important, which is why we are excited to announce the re-design and upgrade of our most-used SlideShare PRO feature, Analytics. All PRO users will now have better insight into their SlideShare initiatives, an easier way of viewing those analytics and faster results.
With the advent of e-books and digital publishing, traditional book publishing - and marketing - has been turned on its head. How do authors today reach their audience and, most importantly, sell copies of their books? Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder and The Start-Up of You co-author, and his team turned to SlideShare.
We've all been there before: staring at the glow of your blank computer screen with no idea on how to open or start your talk. For starters, you should never be staring at PowerPoint with no clear objective (that's a conversation for another day), but let's be honest, we've all struggled with the best ways to open a presentation.
It's no secret: Content marketers are stoked on SlideShare. We're big fans of the social presentation engine ourselves over at the Content Marketing Institute. So the excitement is there - now how do you actually get SlideShare to work for you? There are many best practices, which I will continue to write on for CMI.
Kevin Baldacci is a content marketing analyst for Salesforce's He is the key architect behind Desk.com. Desk.com's content marketing campaigns, which include SlideShare strategy, content creation and social lead generation.
SlideShare now has a channel on Flipboard, the popular mobile content-aggregation app! In Flipboard (available for iOS and Android), search for "SlideShare," and add our channel to your content collections. You can also find it under the Business section. You will then be able to view all SlideShare Featured and Top Presentations of the Day within the app.
In today's world of social connectivity, top salespeople need to be information curators to attract buyers and influence buying decisions. What's the best way to go about doing that? SlideShare's solutions consultant, Kevin Fisher, recently explained how and why SlideShare is a powerful tool for sharing content and building influence, in a webinar with the Sales Foundry.
As content editor and curator for SlideShare from 2010 to 2013, I noticed that on one hand people and businesses were coming up with creative and innovative ways to use presentations and SlideShare. On the other hand, many SlideShare users had the potential to use these principles and ideas - but weren't.
You can now easily upload your presentations, documents and videos saved in Dropbox to SlideShare! Dropbox is a popular service for storing your files in the cloud, allowing you to access them anywhere. Here's how to upload to SlideShare from Dropbox: Go to the upload page on SlideShare and click on Upload from Dropbox.
Emiland De Cubber made his first PowerPoint deck at age 14: He presented his local city council in western France with a proposal for a skateboarding park. The skate park may not have taken hold, but an everlasting passion for designing presentations did.
Yancey Unequivocally is the founder and president of Empowered Presentations. She shares with SlideShare how her award-winning team produces decks that are powerful, impactful and, ultimately, profitable: How many of you have uploaded your slide deck in hopes of it going viral?
We've already written a blog post on getting featured on the SlideShare homepage - now here's the official deck! As many of you know, we hand-curate the presentations that are featured on the homepage. While it's not an exact science, there are general things we look for in promotion-worthy presentations.
Summer has finally arrived! But while the season evokes images of relaxing on the beach, reading away the afternoons and, well, just checking out, the months often fly by being anything but that. LinkedIn's Influencers have shared their summer tips. Among them: Relax, but always be on the lookout for new ideas, especially when in new places ( Richard Branson).
Financial content can often be text-heavy, dense and difficult to read. That's exactly why the Motley Fool turned to SlideShare. The financial media company knew it needed to stand out with its content and incorporate more images, charts and visuals to its articles.
SlideShare can now be viewed on Jolidrive, the cloud-based app by Jolicloud that allows users to bring together their social channels, data and apps all in one dashboard. Any Jolidrive user can browse through top and featured presentations on SlideShare, like them and share them.
Not sure where to start with content marketing on SlideShare? Magnet Media Labs offers a nice intro to SlideShare for marketers -- along with its best tips. Have a look:
Mary Meeker's Internet Trends 2013 report became the most viral presentation on SlideShare: It got 1 million views in just four days. How and why did it spread so fast? And how can others replicate such success?
We like to think of SlideShares as a new form of visual content - a different, and increasingly important, way to tell a story or get a message across. And we love seeing the creative ways companies and individuals are embracing this new content type, from how-to guides and visual essays to thought leadership pieces and statistical reports.
Apple's WWDC yesterday naturally had the world buzzing. What does the release of iOS 7 mean for consumers? Where is the company, and technology, headed? How about competitors? Of course much of the talk is speculation. But it got us - and the SlideShare community - thinking about all things Apple.
Nick Decrock has been an avid SlideShare fan - so much so that he recently uploaded a deck on his own vision for SlideShare. He brings up many good points, and it got us - and the SlideShare community - talking. What should be in the future for SlideShare?
The social selling activity that is the most foreign to salespeople is Content Sharing. That is because content creation and distribution was traditionally Marketing's job. In today's world of social connectivity, top salespeople need to be information publishers to attract buyers and influence buying decisions.