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  1. 1. SlideShare by Sanaa Hamdan
  2. 2. SlideShare Table of Content1. What is SlideShare?2. How to use SlideShare?3. Some things that you can do on SlideShare4. The Founder5. History6. Statistics7. Uses of SlideShare in Education8. Uses of SlideShare in the World of Business9. ScreenCasting Versus SlideShare10. SlideShare between Partners and Competitors11. References
  3. 3. What is SlideShare?1. SlideShare is a useful Web 2.0 based slide hosting service.2. Users can upload files privately or publicly in the following file formats: PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote* or OpenOffice* presentations, videos and webinars*.3. Presentations can be viewed on the site itself, on hand held devices or embedded on other sites.4. SlideShare also provides users the ability to rate, comment on, and share the uploaded content.***
  4. 4. How to use SlideShare?1. Log on “”2. Click on the Upload Button3. When you get the message in a text box that your presentation was uploaded successfully, you are given the choice to upgrade to Pro for privacy purposes (if you decided to keep your presentation private)4. Also, you can add audio, title, tags, and language etc.How to use SlideShare (YouTube Movie) The Steps are easy and fast.What do you need:1. PowerPoint Software2. Microphone for adding audio
  5. 5. Some things that you can do on SlideShare1. Upload presentations publicly or privately2. Download presentations on any topic and reuse or remix3. Embed on blogs, websites, company intranets4. Share on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn5. Zipcast: free, no download,6. Leadshare: generate business leads with your presentations, documents, pdfs, videos7. Slidecast: sync mp3 audio with slides to create a webinar8. Embed YouTube videos inside SlideShare presentations9. Use SlideShare PRO for premium features like branded channels, analytics, and ad free pages10. The SlideShare site and its content are available to anyone on any platform such as works seamlessly on mobile devices like Apple iPad and iPhone.11. SlideShare allow people to easily share presentations, documents, and videos with virtually anyone.
  6. 6. The FounderAfter growing up in India and earning a PhDin psychology, Rashmi Sinha went to UCBerkeley for a postdoc where she switchedher focus to human-computer interaction.She then left academia to start her own user-experience consultancy and developedMindCanvas*, a game-like tool for userresearch. Simultaneously, Rashmi and herhusband built SlideShare, a site for people toshare presentations online, in just sixmonths.* MindCanvas
  7. 7. History1. SlideShare launched on October 4, 2006, the website is considered to be similar to YouTube, but for slideshows.2. SlideShare is headquartered in San Francisco, and has an office in New Delhi.3. Since its launch, more than 9 million presentations have been uploaded to SlideShare, helping professionals connect through content. LinkedIn acquired SlideShare for over $100 million in 2012.
  8. 8. Statistics1. SlideShare is the worlds largest community for sharing presentations. With 60 million monthly visitors and 130 million page views, it is amongst the most visited 200 websites in the world.2. It has about 16 million registered users3. SlideShare was voted amongst the Worlds Top 10 tools for education & e- learning in 2010.4. In 2009, the official website for the US President ( signed user agreements with eight of the worlds leading social media websites. SlideShare was one of them. SlideShare is regularly used by the Whitehouse and many other US government departments.5. SlideShare finds reference in hundreds of published books on internet, Web 2.0, technology (search "slideshare" on Google books)6. CEO Rashmi Sinha was recently named amongst the world’s Top 10 Women Influencers in Web 2.0 by Fast Company.
  9. 9. Statistics (Continue)1. Some of the notable users of SlideShare include NASA, World Economic Forum, State of Utah, OReilly Media, Hewlett Packard and IBM, Pew Internet, US Army and US Navy, NASA, United Nations, UNICEF, Universities of Texas and Illinois, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the list goes on.
  10. 10. Uses of SlideShare in Education Uses of SlideShare in Education ExamplesSlideShare provide resources for teachers. This PPT “Planet Earth" could be used as anPresentations on many different topics can be introduction to a science unit on biomes.found using the site’s search feature. A second Example, The Story of AladdinTools for Designing Distant Learning designing-distance-learning-instruction, API Business Models,7 Steps to a Flat Classroom e-teacher-academy-vicki-davis-keynote-part-2During a unit project for a Web 2.0 course a the teacher’s PowerPoint presentation for thishigh school teacher upload his PowerPoint project at “Introduction to SlideShare” – a Unitpresentations to SlideShare and the students Project for a Web 2.0 course.emailed the published URL for theirslideshows to the teacher.Students can use this site to communicate with audiences share their work, view tressed-presentationother students’ work and make comments.
  11. 11. Uses of SlideShare in the World of Business“Case Study: SlideShare goes Freemium” this article, Eric Ries analyze the business 8/case-study-slideshare-goes-freemium.htmlmodel represented by SlideShare“The Marketer’s Guide To SlideShare” Visit Mauro D’Andrea (the founder of BlogIn this article the Mauro D’Andrea labeled Growth, the blog where he helps people toSlideShare as “The Quiet Giant of Content reach their internet marketing goals) to see theMarketing” because “SlideShare’s features most shocking presentations on Slideshare thatmake it the ideal tool to grow your business” she used to illustrate her tips.and gives hints and reviews of how to use this to-slideshare/“All-New 2010 Taurus” Slide Show Ford Motor Company on Oct 02, 2009 y/allnew-2010-taurusCheck out the technological innovationspresent in the all-new 2010 Ford Taurus.“Storm Preparedness: Before, During, After!” Summit Medical Group on Jan 09, 2013 preparedness-before-during-after
  12. 12. ScreenCasting Versus SlideShare Similar Differenta. Combination of ScreenCasting: SlideShare: Audio & Visual a. a digital movie of a. Slide Hostb. Useful tool in where the stage is Services, a place education and your computer screen to upload your training. and then published presentation.c. Can be used to inside a standard web b. Became available market products page or blog post. on 2006 and business. b. Became available ond. Both are 2004 compatible with mobile devises
  13. 13. SlideShare between Partners and Competitors Biggest competitors Partnerships , Issuu, Docstoc Linkedin, Twitter, Google Hangouts References:1. slideshare-goes-freemium.html