According to many business and marketing experts, slide shows are on the rise. More businesses are using them to reach a larger audience and provide valuable content. Slideshare.net, owned by LinkedIn, has been cited as one of the fastest growing social sites. SlideShare has 60 million monthly visitors and 130 million page views. Itâ€™s listed as one of the 200 most visited websites in the world and was recently voted amongst the World’s Top 10 tools for education and eLearning. Itâ€™s also super easy to use.
Step One: Create a Slide Show
There are many different types of slide shows to consider. Much like traditional print content you can create how to content, tips, checklists and more. Establish a goal for your slide show and determine how youâ€™re going to provide value to your viewers. You may want to spend a few minutes studying other slide shows on slideshare.net to envision whatâ€™s possible. One of the keys to a good slide show is to make sure each slide is focused and easy to read.
Slideshare supports the following formats:
* Presentations: pdf, ppt, pps, pptx, ppsx, pot, potx (Powerpoint); odp (OpenOffice)
* Documents: pdf, doc, docx, rtf (MSOffice); odt, ods(OpenOffice)
* Videos: mp4, m4v, wmv, mpeg, avi, mov, mpg, mkv, ogg , asf , vob , 3gp, rm, rmvb, flv
* Infographics: pdf
Presentations, documents, infographics, PDFs up to 100 MB and professional videos up to 500 MB.
Step Two: Sign In
The next step is to visit Slideshare.net and click on the â€śUploadâ€