14 HOW TO GET MORE FROM SLIDESHARE | Create Your Content
Proof it to perfection
Nothing derails your authority on any platform
like publishing sloppy, error-filled content,
and SlideShare is no exception.
To ensure that your presentations uphold
your company values and quality standards,
follow the proofing process that
Roger C. Parker recommends in
22 To-dos for SlideShare Success:
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Does the presentation title appear at the top
of each handout page?
Does your firm’s name URL, and contact in-
formation appear at the bottom each page?
Page numbers Does the page number appear on each page
of your presentation handouts?
Typography Are header and footer type faces, type size,
and type style appropriate & consistent?
Alignment Does header and footer text align with the
slide thumbnails on each handout page?
Text frames Did you add slide frames, or borders, to
handouts only when necessary?
Conversion Did you convert presentation files to Adobe
Acrobat PDF’s to preserve text formatting?
Links Did you check each link after uploading your
presentation to SlideShare?
Notes Did you create Notes pages to rehearse your
narration and improve SEO results?
Tags Did you double-check the tags appearing with
your SlideShare presentation?
Video Have you explored ways to use video to rein-
force key ideas in your presentation?
Promotion Did you link your SlideShare presentation to
Facebook, LinkedIn, other social media?
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Roger C. Parker’s Published & Profitable
SlideShare Proofing Checklist
TOPIC QUESTION YES? NO? SEE SLIDE #
Layout Are slide titles and text consistently aligned
and placed on each slide?
Slide number Does the slide number appear on each slide,
except the title slide?
Are typeface choices consistent with the type-
faces used elsewhere in your marketing?
Fonts Unless you converted your visuals to PDFs,
did you limit your typeface choices to those
Type size Is the type size used in slide titles and lists
consistent from slide to slide?
Line spacing Is text line spacing consistent from slide to
List spacing Did you add extra space between items in
bullet or text lists?
Proper nouns Did you double-check the spelling of proper
nouns, industry-specific terms, and jargon?
Graphic Are graphics properly aligned with adjacent
text and graphics?
Borders Have you been consistent in your use of bor-
ders around graphics?