Gold Standard Team<br />Richard Layba, Tim Hughes, Leslie Holdcraft, Jennifer Gross, and Taylor Figg<br />
What Is Slideshare?<br /><ul><li>SlideShare is an easy-to-use web-based tool.
It is a free internet-based service requiring a simple sign-up process.</li></ul>Tim Hughes<br />
What is Slideshare? (Cont.)<br /><ul><li>SlideShare gives users the ability to upload privately and publicly.
It is a way to share presentations , PDFs, documents and professional videos.</li></ul>Tim Hughes<br />
COMPANY INFORMATION<br />Founded in October, 2006<br />Currently Employs 30 people.<br />Named on the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies Top 10 List in 2010 for Best Education Tools.<br /> OFFICE LOCATIONS<br />San Francisco, CA<br />New Delhi<br />By: Leslie Holdcraft<br /> - the company<br />
Who Invented ?<br /><ul><li>Jonathan Boutelle Jon came up with idea for Slideshare, he also pioneered the first version of the site.
Rashmi Sinha</li></ul> Rashmi is the CEO & Cofounder of Slideshare.<br /><ul><li>Amit Ranjan</li></ul> Amit is in charge of the team that is constructing<br /> Slideshare.<br /><ul><li>Ross Mayfield</li></ul> Ross is Vice-President in charge of Business <br /> Development at Slideshare.<br />By: Leslie Holdcraft<br />
Pros<br />Upload slideshows or presentations either publicly or privately.<br />Download anyone else's presentation<br />Share throughout any social network<br />Zipcast free; no downloads, 1-click web meetings<br />Embed YouTube videos for instant use<br />Richard Layba<br />
Pros (cont.)<br />Saves space and easily accessed for educational or professional reasons.<br />Worlds largest community for sharing presentations.<br />Almost find any presentation based around any subject<br />Richard Layba<br />
Cons<br />If there is no access to the internet you may not be able to obtain your presentation.<br />Your ideas may be obtained by a competitor if your not careful with your privacy settings.<br />The site is occasionally down<br />Non web fonts are auto formatted to Arial or Times<br />Text appears too small unless you a create a version optimized for Slideshare<br />Richard Layba<br />
Overview<br />Recently voted one of the World’s Top 10 tools for education and elearning, Slideshare is quickly becoming a new trend amongst a large group of communities. This tool can be used for so many different ideas and projects. It is the perfect way to share your personal ideas with the world.<br />You have the ability to upload and download presentations for free, or you can upgrade to PRO so that you have more options. This site allows for many great things and it is likely to gain even more attention and popularity within the next few years.<br />Taylor Figg<br />