This post demonstrate how to use SpeakerDeck to embed your power point presentation into your blog. You can also share somebody elses presentation via SpeakerDeck.

SlideShare vs SpeakerDeck

SlideShare

  • Can upload PowerPoint, OpenDoc, and PDF presentations.
  • Presentations upto 300 MB and Video upto 500 MB.
  • Mobile friendly, large community, owned by LinkedIn.
  • Contains a transcript of written content in slides
  • Provides complete fullscreen experience
  • Offers free presentation analytics, who used, how many etc.

SpeakerDeck

  • Can only upload PDF presentations
  • Speaker Deck only allows PDFs up to 50 MB. No video.
  • Speaker Deck produces a smaller fullscreen image per slide
  • Has a minimalist design. It’s built as a no frills, but elegant service.
  • Shows no ads.
  • Allows sharing by slide.
  • Is owned by GitHub.
  • Is used primarily by the tech community. focussed content

High Level Steps Are:

  • Create a SpeakerDeck account.
  • Upload your power point presentation, Keep it public.
  • Go to presentation, click on Share button to get embedded code.
  • From presentation copy and paste embedded code to your blog.


Following generated script was embedded in html code to render previous SpeakerDeck frame.

<script async class="speakerdeck-embed" data-id="5c499bf3c2fe44ae87fa899e227be7a3" data-ratio="1.33333333333333" src="//speakerdeck.com/assets/embed.js"></script>