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Are You Sharing Your Slides?  Why You Should Be Using SlideShare

Are You Sharing Your Slides? Why You Should Be Using SlideShare



Here is a presenation I used for a speech I made to the Toastmasters Word Weavers club of Wiesbaden, Germany on SlideShare

Here is a presenation I used for a speech I made to the Toastmasters Word Weavers club of Wiesbaden, Germany on SlideShare



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Are You Sharing Your Slides?  Why You Should Be Using SlideShare Are You Sharing Your Slides? Why You Should Be Using SlideShare Presentation Transcript

  • Are You Sharing YourSlides?(Why You Should UseSlideShare)(Project #8) Darryl Heron Toastmasters- Word Weavers Wiesbaden, Germany 4 April, 2012
  • About the PresentationSpeech given about SlideShare @ Word Weavers on Apirl 4, 2012…This was Project #8 out of the Basic Manual
  • Have You Ever…Been inspired/intrigued by speech or presentation and wished that you could remember the hook, a week or month later?Wished that you could review key information from a presentation or speech in peace at your own pace?Well… your prayers have been answered. Today I‘d like to tell you about SlideShare and why you should be using it.
  • SlideShare- Home
  • Most Popular
  • Jeremiah Owyang
  • Scott Monty
  • South By Southwest
  • Toastmasters Search
  • Facebook Search
  • Twitter Search
  • LinkeIn Search
  • Pinterest Search
  • SlideShare Search
  • SlideShare Zeitgeist
  • NASA
  • The White House
  • Resumes
  • What‘s In It For Me?Information sharing from workshops & seminarsCan share information that isn‘t handy to show when presentation/speech is givenAre there any actions or take aways that you want to share with your audience?Your presentation can live on & other people can find it, long after you‘ve given it
  • What‘s In It For Me? Continued People remember only a small portion of what they hear. This can reinforce and strengthen what you‘ve presented Handy place to show resources related to your topic When you do have to cut something out during your presentation or speech, it can still stay in!!
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  • Be Sure to Check OutSlideSharehttp://www.slideshare.net/How to get te most out of SlideSharehttp://www.slideshare.net/rashmi/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-slideshareDarryl Heron‘s presentations on SlideSharehttp://www.slideshare.net/darrylheronFind out more About.mehttp://about.me/darrylheronToastmasters Internationalhttp://www.toastmasters.org/Word Weavers- Wiesbaden, Germany (my home club)http://www.word-weavers.de/
  • CreditsSlideShare‘s Wikipedia entryhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlideShareSlideShare Deepens Ties with LinkedInhttp://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/230860/slideshare_deepens_tieMost Popular all-timehttp://www.slideshare.net/popular/all-timeslideshare ZEITGEIST 011http://www.slideshare.net/rashmi/slideshare-zeitgeist-2011SlideShare- Jeremiah Owyanghttp://www.slideshare.net/jeremiah_owyang
  • ResourcesSlideShare Scott Montyhttp://www.slideshare.net/scottmontySlideShare: SXSWhttp://www.slideshare.net/sxsw2010SlideShare search: Toastmastershttp://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=toastmastSlideShare: Facebookhttp://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=Facebook
  • Resources ContinuedSlideShare Bloghttp://blog.slideshare.net/SlideShare: NASAhttp://www.slideshare.net/nasaSlideShare: White Househttp://www.slideshare.net/whitehouseSlideShare: Facebookhttp://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=Facebook