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SlideShare calls itself the quiet giant of content marketing – infographic

Is SlideShare really the quiet giant?

SlideShare launched in 2008 with $3 million in funding as a small time app that allowed LinkedIn users to embed presentations into their profile – now they are the largest content sharing network online, proving that a mega company can be born of lean funding, as they remain a small company that makes a huge impact.

The site says they see over 60 million unique visitors monthly and 3 billion slides are viewed every month with the average number of slides hovering at 19 per presentation. SlideShare has always appeared to be a company that is helpful and maintains a sunny disposition as shown in the infographic below – they get a chance to showcase themselves, but they still take the time to focus on the user and offer guidance on maximizing a presentation.

So to answer our original question – is SlideShare really the quiet giant? Definitely. The stats below are hard to argue with:

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Marti Trewe reports on business and technology news, chasing his passion for helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to stay well informed in the fast paced 140-character world. Marti rarely sleeps and thrives on reader news tips, especially about startups and big moves in leadership.


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