Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices

How the Brazil Presidency Uses SlideShare

download (1)The White House isn’t the only presidential office to use SlideShare – Palácio do Planalto, the seat of the President of Brazil, has a robust channel, too. Since launching on SlideShare four years ago, Palácio do Planalto has published nearly 100 SlideShares in an effort to clearly communicate to its


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3 Storytelling Styles that Work for Any Presentation

Once-Upon-A-TimeGoogle the word “storytelling” and you will find endless amounts of articles, posts and books on the topic. It’s certainly a buzzword these days, and many proclaim good storytelling to be what makes successful content strategy. Yet very few have been able to master this powerful craft.

Today, I want …
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SlideShare Stars Share What Makes Decks Dazzle

slidesharestarWant to become a star? Your talent, dedication to your craft and persistence will have a lot to do with it, but then there’s that whole thing about who you know and getting a lucky break — at least in Hollywood.

Thankfully, stardom is a bit more ubiquitous on SlideShare: …
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Top Design Resources for Non-Designers

design_courses_communicationSo you aren’t a professional designer but still want to create beautiful presentations — don’t worry, that’s the majority of us. Without having to shell out thousands of dollars in years of training or outsourcing, there are some resources that can help you hone your eye (and ability) for great …
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3 Keys to Repurposing Content on SlideShare

slide-1-638 (69)Whether it’s Facebook updates, tweets, blog posts, research reports, newsletters, video, white papers or more, we all produce content these days. How do you reach your audiences on each platform without completely exhausting yourself? Most likely your content and ideas are already there — it’s just a matter of crafting …
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5 Powerful Ways to Close a Presentation

Man Bowing on Stage in Empty Concert HallWe live in a world of judges: You will be judged by each and every person during your next presentation.

Sound intimidating? It should be. No one ever said giving presentations is easy. So, how do you minimize the level of judgment that will be placed upon you?

For starters, …
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Reid Hoffman: How to Turn Viewers Into Buyers

Reid Hoffman

With the advent of e-books and digital publishing, traditional book publishing — and marketing — has been turned on its head. How do authors today reach their audience and, most importantly, sell copies of their books? Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder and The Start-Up of You co-author, and his team turned …
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