The cover page of your SlideShare is your first impression. All of your hard work, blood, sweat, and tears is dictated by one tiny thumbnail – at least online and at first. If it doesn’t stand out, no one is going to bother clicking on your deck. So make that … Read More..
Posts Categorized: Tips and Best Practices
Last week, we discussed how to present and sell yourself online. Let’s take that one step forward and focus on how to actually build a visual resume that presents and sells yourself online. Personally, I like to call these “You Decks,” since they are all about the topic you … Read More..
LinkedIn, SlideShare’s parent company, recently asked me to share on their blog the key fundamentals to a powerful presentation. Many of you may know these tips already, but it’s always good to review the basics now and then, and ensure you’re still on track. Here are my tips for creating … Read More..
I’m constantly amazed by how many people just don’t know how to communicate their own story digitally. They may be okay in a job interview, at a cocktail party, or a run-in in the elevator, but when it comes to personal storytelling online, they become a deer in headlights.
Just … Read More..
Today, everyone is a typographer. If you have access to a keyboard and a basic software program, you have control over typography. For instance, if you construct email, write for a blog or build presentations, you have a type of control (pun intended) over your words and letters that your … Read More..
What grabs people’s attention today? Large, beautiful photos. Just look to your Facebook feed, Instagram and just about anywhere on the Web these days.
The same applies to presentations. Steve Jobs would have never use clip art — so why would you? Today’s presenter uses a full bleed image to … Read More..
Whether this is your first time on SlideShare or your 100th, there’s always room to try new things and get more creative. There are, however, a few basic rules for getting the most out of the site. I have compiled 6 specific things you can do today to start leveraging … Read More..
There’s a whole lot of meaty content on SlideShare. But instead of talking about the steak that’s served on SlideShare, I want to talk about the sizzle—a feature you may or not take advantage of: Embeds.
An FAQ on the SlideShare help page reads:
What is embedding? How do I