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The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations Of 2013

Best slideshare presentations of 2013You may have heard me talk about how Slideshare is one of the greatest opportunities in content marketing.

With more than 50 Million visitors per month and more than 100 million pageviews, slideshare is one of the top websites in the world and should be a key focus of any B2B content marketing program.

According to Comscore, Slideshare is used by business owners and business executives at a rate 5 times any other social network! The top categories in Slideshare are Business and Technology, followed by Education, Travel and Health.

So I looked through the most popular presentations published in the last 12 months and picked the top 25 slideshare presentations of 2013 for business leaders, marketers and growth hackers. Reading through the list and paging through the slides is like taking a training course on some of the biggest trends in business and marketing.

Did I miss any of your favorites? Let me know what you think in the comments below.

The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations of 2013

1. KPCB Internet Trends 2013 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

The clear winner with almost 2.7 million pageviews, Mary Meeker does it for the 2nd year in a row as one of the the top presentations of the year on Slideshare. This presentation is filled with over 100 charts, stats and trends on digital, technology and economic issues that affect us all.

2. 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20 from Etienne Garbugli @egarbugli

1.1 Million pageviews for this presentation showing us how to make the best of our most precious commodity: time!

3. Culture Code: Creating A Lovable Company from HubSpot All-in-one Marketing Software

More than a million pageviews for this 1st of 2 top Hubspot presentations. Culture is everything and Hubspot does a great job talking about how to create and environment people want to be a part of.

4. Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You. from Mark O’Toole

Just over a million pageview for a presentation that provides good advice for graduates and hiring managers.

5. What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World’s Most Captivating Presenters from HubSpot

920,000 pageviews for this 2nd slideshare from Hubspot.

6. 16 Unique & Innovative Ways to Market your Business from Nicole Elmore

Almost 560,000 pageviews for this simple slideshare created to help a good cause.

7. Trading Up The Chain: How To Make National News in 3 Easy Steps (Excerpt from Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator) from Ryan Holiday

493,000 pageciews for this presentation which tells the unique process for ho you too can gain publicity by trading up the news chain.

8. Everything Fake Click Fraud Fake Pages Botnets Ad Waste Reduction from Dr Augustine Fou

413,000 pageviews for this author of a number of good presentations on bad marketing. Check this one out and his others.

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9. The Plateau Effect: Why People Get Stuck…and How to Break Through from ThePlateauEffect

409,000 pageviews for this presentation providing tips on how to get unstuck and take the next step in your career.

10. 50 Customer Service Quotes You Need to Hang In Your Office from Desk

388,000+ pageviews for the folks at Salesforce earns them a spot on my list. Everyone loves quotes and customer service is a topic we can all relate to.

11. Crap. The Content Marketing Deluge. from Velocity Partners

373,000+ pageviews for one of my favorite slideshare’s of the year from the good folks at Velocity Partners.

12. Profits before People from Bruce Kasanoff

This rant from Bruce Kasanoff has generated more than 366,000 pageviews as it hits a chord with many of us.

13. 10 Leadership Lessons I Wish I Learned In My 20′s from Todd Wilms

302,000 pageview for this presentation from my SAP colleague Todd Wilms! These are lessons we can all relate to.

14. Official Slideshare for What’s the Future of Business by Brian Solis from Brian Solis

296,000+ pageviews for Brian Solis’ predictions for the future of business. The slides include some amazing facts and also tell the story that the world has changed and businesses need to be thinking about innovation.

15. 10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation from soappresentations

293,000+ pageviews providing tips on giving a great presentation.

16. 20 Jobs of the Future from sparks & honey

283,000+ pageviews because predictions are always interesting, especially this time of year. And everyone wants a job. This topis has universal appeal.

17. 7 Tips to Beautiful PowerPoint by from Eugene Cheng

This presentation about presentations has 263,000 pageviews. There is a bukt-in audience for this kind of content on slideshare and lots of slide creators who need to read this.

18. How to (not) Fail from Martin Weigel

With over 242,000 pageviews, this presentation gives helpful hints on how to succeed in marketing by assuming your audience cares about your brand.

19. Nail the First 60 Seconds of Your Presentation from Bruce Kasanoff

With 227,000 pageviews, this presentation is helpful for any business person who ever stands in front of a room and needs to convey knowledge and confidence.

20. 50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business from Vala Afshar

This amazing presentation garnered over 226,000 pageviews by simply providing helpful and informative trends and stats for every business.

21. Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling from @powerfulpoint | fassforward Consulting Group

With nearly 218,000 pageviews, this presentation came at a time when the term “Storytelling” became a buzzword in marketing departments around the world.

22. The Growth Hacker Wake Up Call from Ryan Holiday

With almost 200,000 pageviews, this is one of the biggest trends in marketing in 2014!

23. The Future of Work Report 2013 from PSFK

Almost 190,000 pageviews, this is going to be a huge topic as the Millennials continue entering (and changing) the workplace.

24. The Sharing Economy from Loic Le Meur

170,000+ Pageviews, I think this is one of the biggest topics of 2014. Also check out Jeremiah Owyang’s Crowd Companies and the Collaboration Economy presentation from last week.

25. 99 Facts on the Future of Business from SAP

With 160,000+ pageviews, I have to disclose that I worked on this for SAP. It is one of the most successful pieces of content we’ve ever published!

These presentations were selected based on total pageviews in the last 365 days, filtered on the Business category, and my opinion on whether the content was valuable to a business audience. Did I miss any of your favorites?

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Let me know what you think in the comments below.

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