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  • 1. Presented by: Mike McBane Jordan McClain Stephen Moore Weston Wernsman
  • 2. Overview of Web 2.0 and SlideShare Presented by Stephen Moore
  • 3. Web 2.0 Overview • Web 2.0 is the “participation web” • What makes it “participation” is that people interact with it • Sites you have a personal connection with • Sites you feel apart of • Sites that would not exist without you
  • 4. What is Slideshare Slideshare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations. • Share business media • Presentations, PDFs, and documents • Vibrant Professional Community • Comments, downloads, and favorites content • Content Spreads Virally • Shared via Facebook, Twitter, and other social media • The site has over 25 million monthly visitors, still growing rapidly
  • 5. Web 2.0 and SlideShare • SlideShare allows to share files with one another • A user can upload their presentation to be seen publicly or privately • Publicly allows a business to send the files to people as well as for the public to search for it • Privately allows a business to only allow personnel they invite to see the PowerPoint
  • 6. Some things you can do on SlideShare • Embed slideshows into blogs or websites • Share slideshows publicly or privately • Put audio in slides • Market your own even • Join groups who share interests • Download the original file
  • 7. General Overlook on SlideShare Presented by Weston Wernsman
  • 8. SlideShare Overview • The “YouTube for Presentations” • Over 25 million monthly viewers worldwide • SlideShare is the world's largest community site for sharing presentations. • It is really easy to integrate with Facebook, twitter and other social networks. • SlideShare is not limited to just presentations, it allows uploads of documents and pdf’s
  • 9. Who can/does use SlideShare? • Anybody can use it, and there is a wide variety of people who do it. • There are many personal uses of SlideShare • Personal research/ interest • For entertainment • As a consumer • A Social network to keep your distant family and friend involved • There are also many business uses of SlideShare • Marketing and advertising • As a social network to inform clients what is going on in the company
  • 10. More users SlideShare • has posted presentations on SlideShare about • technology policy • Green policies • Documents showing Presidents’ speeches in 15 different languages. • They make it available for other government agencies and individuals • Whitehouse Channel
  • 11. Convenience of SlideShare • Power Point Presentations or any other documents stored on the web with a permanent URL can be a very valuable resource.
  • 12. Why are Permanent URLs good? • This means that your Presentation/Documents are 100% backed-up. • You can reach your file on any computer in the world, that has the internet. • No more carrying around USB’s • No need to emailing presentations
  • 13. Is SlideShare Safe? • SlideShare is clean and family friendly • There is privacy settings • Limiting who can see your presentations • It supports various copyright claims
  • 14. Real Life Reviews • "A fantastic Web 2.0 tool that lets students and instructors to upload their presentations and share them online through a YouTube-like interface. Also, it is a good place to discover presentations and slideshows from others." Steve Yuen • "In my view, the YouTube of presentations. This is a great social networking site for sharing presentations. You can access some really interesting presentations here." Manish Mohan
  • 15. Business Applications for SlideShare Presented by Jordan McClain
  • 16. The Founders of SlideShare • All hold backgrounds in business • Rashmi Sinha • CEO and Cofounder of SlideShare • She focuses on partnerships and product strategy • Jonathan Boutelle • The man who came up with the initial idea of SlideShare • Amit Ranjan • The head of the building team at SlideShare • Background in product marketing, sales,and consumer research
  • 17. Share Presentations with Potential Customers • Upload presentations to be shared publicly or privately • Private uploads • allow a business to share its presentations with specific people • Investors, potential partners, etc • Public uploads • Allow businesses you are not communicating with to find your service or products • Allow customers to see your product or service • Free advertising
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  • 19. Personal Applications for Slideshare Presented by Mike McBane
  • 20. Find new products and services • Find presentations of products and services that interest you • Search by topic • Search by idea • Search by product
  • 21. Share Personal Presentations • Teachers can share their lecture slides with other teachers or students • Students can share their presentation with other students • Share presentations with friends • Share presentations with family
  • 22. Need to Sell Something? • Use SlideShare to sell anything you want • Present your home to anyone on the internet • Sell your car
  • 23. Works Cited •