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Please raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by PowerPoint.
When you open it up, you’re hit with stark black Calibri font on a white background, killing any creative inkling you may have felt. It’s daunting enough to creating a 10-slide deck to report your monthly marketing metrics — never mind putting together a PowerPoint to be seen by the 60 million monthly unique visitors on SlideShare.
… But you know how hot visual content is, and you want to jump on board to reap the sweet sweet engagement, traffic, and leads that follow. So what to do?
Well, there’s good news:
Creating a SlideShare presentation in PowerPoint doesn’t have to be that daunting. With the right template and tools at your disposal, you could easily create an engaging, visual presentation — all without fancy design programs, huge budgets, or hiring contractors.
To help you make a SlideShare of your own, we’ve created The Essential PowerPoint Template for Creating Killer SlideShare Presentations. We’ll walk you through the most crucial elements of SlideShare Presentations, and give you 10 free slide templates you can use in your next SlideShare presentation. So it’ll look great, and be a breeze to put together.
Download the free PowerPoint template, and we’ll walk through how to use it with these 10 steps to creating a killer SlideShare. When we’re done you’ll know exactly how to create a sexy SlideShare that gets features on SlideShare’s Top Presentations of the Day in no time.