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How to access your Pro Dashboard. set up your Pro Channel, monitor and report on engagement and virality with Analytics, and more.

How to access your Pro Dashboard. set up your Pro Channel, monitor and report on engagement and virality with Analytics, and more.



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  • Getting Started with SlideShare Pro
  • Contents
    • Pro Dashboard
    • Pro Analytics
    • Pro Channels
      • Edit your profile information
      • Organize Content Modules
      • Use Sub-categories for your content
      • Skin your Channel
      • Uploading and SEO
  • Your Pro Dashboard
  • Navigation Shortcuts Use the dropdown navigation to access Pro features from any page on SlideShare
    • Quick Links goes to:
    • Invoices
    • Other plan & pricing details
    • - FAQs
  • Pro Dashboard Your dashboard lists and links to the features you have available, depending on if you Pro plan is Silver, Gold or Platinum
  • Pro Dashboard
    • Upgrade your plan anytime
    • Current plan billing details
    • Pending upgrade/downgrade requests
    • Change your plan to a different plan type
  • Pro Analytics Measure Traffic, Engagement & Virality
  • Analytics Get to your analytics!
  • Analytics
  • Analytics Home Traffic & Engagement Summary
  • Analytics Home Most Active Presentations, Documents & Videos Top Search Terms / Keywords
  • Analytics Home Top Countries & Embedded Slideshows & Documents
    • Get every tweet linking to your content (not possible in Twitter search)
    Analytics: Twitter & Facebook
  • Customizing your Pro Channel Profile Information
  • Customizing your Pro Channel
  • Customize Channel
    • Go to your Pro Dashboard
    • Click Customize Channel
  • Customizing your Pro Channel Content Modules
  • Customize Modules You can click and drag modules up or down to change order
  • Customize Modules Click on the X to remove a panel
  • Customizing your Pro Channel Skin your Channel
  • Skin your Channel
    • Second Tab is ‘Themes’
    • This is for colors, transparency/opacity
  • Customize Channel
    • Preset themes, or build your own
  • Text, Link & Box Colors Use these colors to create your ‘ look and feel’
  • Colors Click for color palette. This will change the color of links on the page
  • Opacity This controls the transparency of the boxes around your presentations & documents.
  • Color Scheme Example
  • Banner & Background Image Upload a Channel Header, dimensions are 960x100 pixels Upload a background image. You can choose if the background image is fixed or not while scrolling.
  • Channel Banner
  • Banner (Pro Gold & Platinum)
    • 960x70px, jpg, gif, png
    • 100kb max
  • Background Image
      • Symantec Example with no header
  • Background Image
    • Jpeg, gif, png
    • 800kb max size
    • Can be specified as:
      • Left aligned, right aligned, centered, tiled
      • Scrolling or Non-Scrolling
  • Left Column
    • Left column is 300px wide
  • Left Column Ideas 300x100px image Blended in with html & text 200x70px Buttons Center aligned *Custom Content Boxes Required Additional $50 per month per box
  • Right Column
    • 615px width, plus 15px right padding, 15px left padding
  • Customizing your Pro Channel Sub-categories for Content
  • Sub-Categories on Channel Homepage
    • Sub-categories are the most powerful feature for managing your content
    • Upload and tag your content
    • Click on one of your tags
      • Towards the bottom of the Left-hand column
  • Sub-Categories Continued
    • Click on the tag you want to turn into a sub-category
    • Next screen will have a “Show content tagged…” box like below
  • Sub-Categories Continued
    • Check “Show on Channel”
    • Rename Box Title if needed
  • Customizing your Pro Channel Upload, Control & SEO
  • SEO tips
    • Most traffic can come from search, use your SEO keywords and search phrases in:
    • Your profile information
    • The Names/Tags of Content Modules
    • On content titles, descriptions and tags
    • The content itself of the presentation or document is transcribed for search indexing
    • 40 or more uploaded assets recommended
  • Control Content (Pro Platinum)
    • Customers like Pfizer use content control features in Pro Platinum for regulatory compliance
  • Supported Formats for Upload
    • Presentations : pdf, ppt, pps, pptx, ppsx, pot, potx (Powerpoint); odp (OpenOffice); key, zip (Apple Keynote).
    • Documents : pdf, doc, docx, rtf, xls (MSOffice); odt, ods(OpenOffice); Apple iWork Pages.
    • Max file size: 100MB for presentations & documents. 500MB for videos.
  • Supported Video Formats for Upload
    • Video Formats
    • mp4, m4v (ipod)
    • wmv (windows media video)
    • mpeg 
    • avi (windows)
    • mov (apple quicktime)
    • mpg
    • mkv (h.264)
    • ogg 
    • asf 
    • vob 
    • 3gp, 3g2 (mobile phones) 
    • rm, rmvb (Real) 
    • flv (Flash)
    • Info about codecs at:
  • Questions? Contact Pro Support [email_address]