• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Comm352   slideshare
 

Comm352 slideshare

on

  • 159 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
159
Views on SlideShare
159
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Comm352   slideshare Comm352 slideshare Presentation Transcript

    • Caroline Rokosny
      COMM352
    • Overview
      Background and origin
      Strengths and functions
      Practicality and example of its use
      Weaknesses and threats
    • What is Slideshare?
      “Slideshare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations.”
      Business media site meant to share:
      PowerPoint presentations
      OpenOffice presentations
      PDF & documents
      Post presentations for the world to see and comment
      Used by companies to share ideas, connect and generate leads for their businesses
    • Founders
      Started as corporate tools
      Founders knew the power of social media to communicate with people around the globe
      Wanted a way to create an interactive community around business ideas
      Today over 40 million users visit Slideshare every month
    • Strengths and Functions
      Public and private sharing
      Thousands of interesting presentations at your fingertips
      Equivalent of YouTube for presentations
      Slidecasts
      Find friends or make professional contacts
      Join interest groups
      Catch talks from missed events
      Participate and vote in contests
      Slideshare widgets and apps
      Share on social networking sites
      FREE to sign up!
    • Practical uses
      Get the word out about your product or service
      Share presentation with an audience who may have missed a lecture
      Teacher sharing lesson plan
      More “content-centric” than Facebook
      http://www.slideshare.net/whitehouse
    • Threats and weaknesses
      Many other platforms that offer the same features
      Google
      PowerPoint
      May be hard to locate your presentation if you do not tag with your top keywords (optimizing search)
      Does not always support Adobe Flash software