How they do it: After being acquired by LinkedIn in 2012, Slideshare transit ioned from a Freemium to a Free model. In the Freemium model, advertisements were shown, with the option of users to subscribe to different tiers of PRO accounts for a monthly fee of $19 or $49.
How they do it: SlideShare was acquired by LinkedIn in 2012. It then started to offer advertisers the opportunity to run Content Ads, which enabled them to reach a targeted audience of professionals on LinkedIn.
Leverage Customer Data
How they do it: SlideShare was acquired by LinkedIn in 2012. It is now an part of LinkedIn’s suite of services, linking data from former SlideShare users with LinkedIn’s database.
How they do it: SlideShare offers a peer-to-peer platform where users can upload their presentations and provide feedback.
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