Slideshare.net is an integral part of my SEO (search engine optimization) arsenal. My PowerPoint slides that I upload to this site are indexed extremely well by the major search engines. I’ve known for awhile that I could insert videos into my Slideshare presentations, but I hadn’t tried it. I’ve recorded this video that shows you how.
And, by the way, an account at Slideshare.net is free.
Video: Click Play on the Slideshow Player
You’ll see where I had a time trying to figure out the URL I’d need from YouTube for the video I wanted to embed. The Share link didn’t work. To get the correct URL, right-click anywhere on the video in YouTube.com, and click Copy video URL. It’ll look like this when you paste it:
Let me know what you think by leaving a comment.
Update: Lavada Thompson of Gems-Shine Consulting suggested I add a border around this video. Not only did she make the suggestion, she sent me the corrected code. Thanks, Lavada!