Posts By: jon

SlideShare is down right now

Our hosting provider (ServePath) has been having intermittently problems for past few days and right now site is totally down. Sorry about this. Our hosting provider is generally been very reliable, and we are hoping they will be able to solve the problem very soon.

Update 4 PM PST: We …
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SlideShare is having problems with converting files

A few of you had written in that your files did not convert. I checked, and yes – it does see like there is something wrong with file conversion. We are working on it. Hopefully will be back up soon. I will post a update once its back up.
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SlideCasting is back up and running!

We had some problem with creating slidecasts during the last 24 hours; if you tried to create a slidecast, it would have failed. This happened due to a small technical glitch that has now been corrected.You can now log into your account and finish the aborted slidecast synchronisation.

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Why do we always make slides at the last moment?


My friend Brian posted this on Twitter and it reminded me of the situation I inevitably find myself right before a talk – making last minute adjustments to my slides! Its as if I cannot stop making changes till the last moment before I upload to SlideShare (yes, I use …
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Create on GoogleDocs, share on SlideShare!

Many of you have asked us how you could share presentations created on GoogleDocs (or Presently) on SlideShare. Google Docs just announced that its now possible to save a presentation as pdf. Just create it on Google Docs, save as pdf (go to FileSave as pdf), and then upload …
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Slideshare is facing slowdown in converting files!

PST 9.10 AM: We are facing some problems in our file conversion servers; we noticed this a couple of hours back and our systems guys are working hard through the night (in India) to get this back on track. Expect some delay before your uploaded files will get converted …
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