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Can't believe how easy Slideshare is to use. Just discovered and I am a total convert.

Can't believe how easy Slideshare is to use. Just discovered and I am a total convert.

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  • 1. I’ve fallen in love with Slideshare And so will you
  • 2. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Slideshare – What is it? • “A Document sharing site” • Either publicly or privately • You have a PowerPoint presentation to make and you want your team members to “vet” it. Slideshare is the perfect medium to share it with your team. • How about that word document, easy as pie, turn it into a PDF file and upload it in seconds. • Infographics – start uploading
  • 3. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Slideshare – just keeps growing “With over 60 million monthly visitors, SlideShare has an impressive audience. Claimed to be in Top 120 largest sites globally! “ - Carrie Morgan – Senior Digital PR Consultant @morgancarrie
  • 4. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com More than 10 million presentation uploads Since 2007 when Slideshare was created 50 million visitors 3 billions views a month http://www.cmo.com/articles/2014/3/10/mind_blowing_stats_slideshare.html
  • 5. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com LinkedIn buys Slideshare for $119M in 2012 SlideShare began with a simple goal: To share knowledge online. Since then, SlideShare has grown to become the world’s largest community for sharing presentations and other professional content. http://www.linkedin.com/company/slideshare
  • 6. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Why do I love it !!!!! EASE OF USE – • yes it is so easy. I don’t need to know HTML, Java, or be a “webmaster” DIFFERENT MEDIUMS • Infographic’s – #1 liked medium on Slideshare • Great for PowerPoint presentations, • PDF – any document that can be converted to a PDF can be uploaded PUBLIC OR PRIVATE • Keep it internal within your company or send it out to Clients. SHARE IT ON ALL YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SITES AT THE CLICK OF A BUTTON
  • 7. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com The Quiet Giant of Content Marketing Not only is it easy to share as a stand-alone presentation, it can be partnered with all your Social Media Sites. • Create a blog from it, and then embed it right in the blog • Tweet it, LinkedIn, etc, EASY EASY EASY to attach it http://www.forbes.com/sites/marketshare/2013/02/28/slideshare-the-quiet-giant-of-content-marketing/
  • 8. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Looking for Content, check out Slideshare Have I told you how much I love it, here’s a few more reasons: • It’s a great research tool • Very credible resources • A great place to find keynote speeches from conventions, etc • The Presentations are easy to read: • 8 to 25 slides • Point forms, not real wordy like some webpages can be • Easy to flip through to the pertinent points
  • 9. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Market Your Company/Yourself  Upload your Sales Brochures  Create a Slideshare Sales Kit  Introduce your Employees  The possibilities are endless
  • 10. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Slideshare and Google Did I mention that Google loves Slideshare links. It’s very searchable. You can add Keywords and Categories to your presentation.
  • 11. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Some of my favourite Slides http://www.slideshare.net/jeremywaite/the-52-best-social-media- quotes?qid=29b17276-b873-496d-807f- f1723e28fdb2&v=default&b=&from_search=3 http://www.slideshare.net/morgancarrie/cision-digital-pr- webinar?qid=dd051fa5-b321-4405-8097- b60d433c7b98&v=default&b=&from_search=2 http://www.slideshare.net/ThePersuader/the-essential-skills-to- effective-recruitment-30982205?qid=b2924792-fe9c-40de-9ba8- c7648975c24a&v=qf1&b=&from_search=8 Oh yes and this one 
  • 12. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com So what are you waiting for www.slideshare.net Set up an account And start producing…..
  • 13. Planet4iT – First Contact for IT www.planet4it.com Good Luck Job Hunting  We are an IT Recruitment company based in Toronto, so give us a call if you need some help or advice  www.planet4it.com  @planet4it – join us on twitter  416-363-9888, yes we still use the phone  http://www.linkedin.com/home?trk=nav_re sponsive_tab_home