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Slideshare.net for Your Social Media Success

Have you ever paid to go to a seminar or an event where the keynote speaker shared a Powerpoint presentation that was loaded and choked full of great content? All you could think about during the entire presentation was, “How can I get a copy of this….” or “Will my mobile devices’ camera capture these slides…” only to find out that your hand scribbled notes and blurbs were all you had at the end of the day?

Been there, done that and got the T-shirt!

Here’s a way to access and collect some of the best keynote speaker presentations ever created by some of the best presenters and you don’t even need to leave your desk, computer or mobile device. Really? Seriously… you can find a ton of great information that has been shared with others via Slideshare.net. This is the PowerPoint storage cloud for some of the best available Powerpoint decks ever.

Check it out….

 

Looking for some PowerPoint presentations or decks that share how to use Social Media for Business?

Social Media 101: Understanding Social Media Channels, Demographics, and Usage

Social MediaMaybe you are looking for ways to use Facebook for Marketing and Advertising?

Facebook not just social networking– Facebook marketing

FacebookLots of people use Twitter for a variety of reasons but have you researched best practices by those using it successfully?

Twitter For Business: 6 Ways Brands Use Twitter

TwitterGoogle Plus has a multitude of great marketing features, tools and services that can help grow business. Have you seen these?

How to Use Google Plus to Generate Massive Online Exposure

Google PlusLinkedIn was one of the very first online social media type sites on the web, used more as an online resume service and portal but times have changed and now LinkedIn offers members so much more that most aren’t even aware of until they see these?

How To Really Use LinkedIn In 10 Slides & LinkedIn in Higher Education

LinkedINPinterest hit the ground running and while most thought it was just a shred shopping channel for ladies sharing photos and pics, it was quickly determined that the link driving power of the site was a force to be reckoned with?

All You Need to Know about Pinterest & Exploring Pinterest for Business

PinterestWhy is Video such an integral tool part of today’s business marketing and advertizing strategies? Why do so many watch and love Youtube?

SEO for Youtube – How To Optimize Your Content for YouTube

YoutubePeople love pictures just as much as they love video, maybe even more? How does Flickr and Instagram have any impact on business?

Instagram– An Impactful Tool For Boost Your Business

Instagram

Secrets of Flickr

Flickr

And finally, how do all these social media sites along with these excellent PowerPoint decks play into your mobile business?

Best Ever Mobile Apps For The Business Person On-The-Go

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We’ve barely even scratched the surface with all the topics and discussions that presenters are uploading to Slideshare.net on a daily basis. There is a PowerPoint presentation for all subjects, you just need to use the search tool like I did to find them all. Why create a PowerPoint from scratch? Unless the author/publisher disables the option, they are available to be downloaded and shared right from your own computer.

Here’s just a few of the PowerPoint decks I’ve shared around the Country which are now available on Slideshare.net. Embedding more than one PowerPoint into a single viewer is an additional feature that comes in handy frequently.

Slideshare.net lets you share and learn, and also learn to share… on the net.

Jeff Turner

The Power of Face To Face

While the Internet has a powerful and unprecedented impact on people and relationships, it will never replace the power of meeting and building relationships face-to-face.  In an interview with Jeff Turner, he explains the power of building and growing relationships face-to-face, but also shares an excellent example that affirms this fact.

In the old days (not long ago of course) the only way to keep in touch with friends, family, community etc. was by US mail, and over the phone.  Meeting people in person back then was Social Media, networking, and human interaction and fellowship.  Today, it’s a quick PM on Facebook, a DM on Twitter, an IM from the iPhone, but much less often is it an AM cup of coffee in person.

Take a moment and evaluate your personal life and experiences with the Internet and then compare it to the real world offline and off the Web.  Discover your AHA moment as Jeff has done.

Not to take away from what the Web and Internet has provided as a way of communication and branding, but we should recognize the tool that it is, and be cognizant of the in-person opportunity that may be missed with all the “Social Media” and “Online Whoop-la” that surrounds us.

Klout Friends

Klout Scoring To Build Influence

What is Klout?
Klout offers several ways to bring influential people and brands together.

What is Klout Influence?
Influence is the ability to drive action. When you share something on social media or in real life and people respond, that’s influence. The more influential you are, the higher your Klout Score.

Your Klout Profile is tied to all your social media accounts and activities.

kloutHaving all your social media accounts tied to your Klout profile allows you to track and monitor how each site plays a role on your influential potential? If you’re not active on a site, your Klout score will not provide any data or value.  It’s best to only add the sites and social media platforms where you are most active.

Klout shares your influencers with others and also shares those that you influence.

klout influencers

This builds brand, reputation and your audience.  Visiting Klout profiles of those you are influenced by promotes those who they are influenced by, which creates a desire to want to follow the trail to the top influencers. Regardless of a persons score, this is valuable as we all seek influential relationships through those we know.

Klout determines your topics which help create interest and awareness in what you enjoy sharing.

klout topics

Over time, Klout will compile your subject matter to show your most common chatter. This can help you to determine if you’re sharing what you really want to be sharing and it’s useful to others who share an interest in those same topics and discussions.

Klout tracks what you feed the world through Social Media and returns data and analytic reports based on views and responses.  Engaging others is really the key to a great Klout score, but also to becoming a great influencer.

klout feed

Klout provides a Network Breakdown to show the impact your content has and the “Klout” you’re building.

Klout Network BreakdownHow can you know where you’re going, if you don’t know the impact of your activities of where you have been?  Watching your network breakdown and score history is good to help you determine when and where you are getting the desired results you’re seeking.

Klout keeps track of your score activity and provides a rating helping you determine the impact of your content.

Klout Score Activity

The more views, interactions and shares etc that you can create through your posting(s), the more impact you’ll have on those sites where you engage with others. Knowing what works in reality might not be what you think works in your own mind.

Klout makes it easy to process your efforts and clarify between good and great content and engagement.

What kind of Klout do you have? It’s not so much the score that even matters, it’s building great relationships and providing awesome content that will get you real life Klout. Monitoring your online Klout is just another tool that can assist you with the “know and how” to build your brands online reputation and your personal success.