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    • Presented by Amber Bice Acquisitions Librarian; Serials/ILL Librarian Franklin University Nationwide Library [email_address]
      • Web 2.0 collaboration tool – PowerPoint presentation slide sharing
      • Free!!!
      • Easy to edit your account and privacy settings
      • Easy to use, multiple file formats
      • Supports blog services like Wordpress & Blogger (embed slides within)
      • Available Apps: Install Slideshare on Facebook, LinkedIn & XING
      • RSS feeds available
      • Capability to sync your audio and PPT together
      • Fuzzy Images in PowerPoint Presentation? Convert PPT to PDF, then upload to Slideshare.
      • Tagging – try to use terms that your students and faculty will think to search. Tags need to show up in relevant search results!
      • Can “follow” other users – get to know the people that are viewing your presentations!
      • Need help? www.slideshare.net /help
      • Privacy & Permissions Information: sites.google.com/a/slideshare.com/help/privacy-permissions
      • So, you want to make that huge URL shorter and more manageable?
      • http://tiny.cc
      • http://bit.ly
    • Tiny URL
    • Bit.ly
      • Other URL shorteners:
      • http:// Tr.im http:// Cl.igs
      • Free
      • URL’s have no expiration
      • More sharing options, including Del.icio.us, Yahoo Buzz!, Digg….
      • URL tracking statistics. No login needed. Each URL created has own stats page, ie. In browser type, http://tiny.cc/nu78a ~
      • Free
      • Have not seen a limit to the length of URL characters (on either site)
      • Can share only with Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, or your email.
      • Real-time link tracking (click-throughs) – by total number of clicks
      • Search Twitter posts – return results that contain your terms and bit.ly links.
      • Who have you tweeted lately?
      • 140 Characters only per tweet – Having problems with this? Go to http://140it.com for help!
      • Retweeting – giving credit where credit is due
      • Favorites
      • Group chats
      • Using Hashtags – it’s a whole other language
      • Mobile availability
      • Find creative ways to get your message across.
      • Be interesting – use a short post with a Tiny URL to catch eyes of student and faculty.
      • Search by your name and your Twitter account name often – keep an eye on what others are saying about you
      • Need help? Help.twitter.com
      • Content within:
      • Simply Zesty, (2010). Using Slideshare and 5 great social media presentations. Retrieved March 12, 2010, from http://www.simplyzesty.com/brands/slideshare-5-great-social-media-presentations/
      • Slideshare, (2010). Forums. Retrieved April 5, 2010, from http://slideshare.zendesk.com/forums
      • Tiny.cc, (2010). Tiny URL. Retrieved April 6, 2010, from http://tiny.cc/example
      • Bit.ly, (2010). Bit.ly a simple URL shortener. Retrieved April 6, 2010, from http://bit.ly/pages/faq
      • O’Reilly, T. and Milstein, S. (2009). Twitterbook. Sebastopol, Ca : O’Reilly Media Inc.
      • Wenger, L. (2010). Twitter basics for Librarians. Retrieved April 5, 2010, from http://www.leoraw.com/blog/2009/02/twitter-basics- for-librarians/
      • Images within are from these sources:
      • www.slideshare.net
      • bit.ly
      • tiny.cc
      • www.twitter.com