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SlideShare Launches Pro Accounts

SlideShare (Businesswire) - 16 August 2010

SlideShare Launches Pro Accounts

New Pro Features for Professional, Small Business and Enterprise Social Media

SlideShare logoSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SlideShare today announced tiered PRO plans for the popular presentation sharing site. With the new PRO plans, professionals, businesses and enterprises can enjoy advanced features while users with more basic needs can continue using the free version. PRO plans are immediately available on a subscription basis, starting at $19 per month:

SlideShare PRO lets users measure, monitor and engage their community with all their content (presentations, documents & videos). Features include: (a) analytics and social media monitoring for all your content (b) ad removal, (c) lead capture on your content, and (d) custom branded channel.

CEO Rashmi Sinha said, “We have been listening closely to our customers, who have been asking for advanced features and customization. Given the large number of businesses that use SlideShare, a PRO plan fits in naturally. It allows us to keep building our community with a compelling free offering, and to layer on advanced functionality that lets businesses and professionals to get the most out of SlideShare.” SlideShare has been working on the Pro plans in private Beta for several weeks.

George Palantine, Dell Senior eBusiness Manager and a Beta customer of SlideShare Pro said: “SlideShare is the fastest growing external social media site Dell is engaging through. The custom branded Channel for Dell Large Enterprise was easy to set up, the new analytics features help us measure what we manage and we are able to directly capture leads from within the communities professionals participate in.”

Jesse Thomas from JESS3, a creative agency in Washington D.C. said, “As an interactive agency with client and company content distribution challenges, we have found that SlideShare Pro is very close to a silver bullet solution. SlideShare takes branded pages very seriously, offers robust sharing functionalities, lead gen management and analytics. Further, we believe that SlideShare is a platform like YouTube, Facebook or Twitter that all brands need to take very seriously. We store a variety of file types there and encourage clients to do the same. SlideShare is not just for presentations anymore!”

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SlideShare is the world's largest professional sharing community. The rapidly growing site has over 30 million monthly visitors. Individuals & organizations share presentations and other business content to share ideas and connect with others. Learn more at




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