Scribd, YouTube for documents

Imagine youtube and replace the vidoes with documents. That’s scribd.com. It is as simple as it sounds, somebody uploads documents, you view them.

Its the place for finding some of the most interesting documents floating around on the web.

The viewer is a neat little application which shows you docs in flash-paper, which loads faster than .pdf formats(and doesn’t crash your browsers). You also have the option of downloading the documents in .txt, .doc, .pdf formats or hearing them in .mp3 format. The mp3 format is powered by text-to-speech(british accented speech) package of scribd.com. If you’ve logged on then, you can save your favorited documents on your profile page.

On scribd, you can upload documents without registering for an account. It accepts all the popular formats(.doc, .pdf, .txt, .lit, .ppt, .htm). If you’ve created an account, then you can view stats for your documents like no. of view, geographic location of viewers, referring links etc.The site also has some basic networking features and you can have friends, internal mail, list of favorited documents etc.

Scribd.com brag fact: The guys who founded it and run it are still at undergraduate school :O .

Slideshare.net is a site which is very specifically only for powerpoint presentations.


5 Responses to “Scribd, YouTube for documents”

  1. 2 Abhishek
    April 26, 2007 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks :). keep reading.

  2. April 13, 2013 at 9:22 am

    Hello, every time i used to check blog posts here early in the
    morning, because i like to learn more and more.

  3. July 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    One of the very best ways to carry out couponing properly would be to follow the suggestions of different buyers.
    It can be your friend, family, or even the web evaluations.
    Carrying out a trend, where in fact the people are being
    gained is definitely reliable. It saves your
    time and effort too, while you can quickly get information for using a voucher with sears discount signal.
    This can also work vice-versa, where you can
    assist others while sharing your experience on line or during

    Richard Sears was a lot in tune for the progressions in his nation and exploited them along with his new organization, as it happened.
    As individuals we’re starting to move west and more railroads were being built, mail request shopping changed into yet another pattern. Consumers from on the region were excessively revived to really have the capacity to request such exemplary things while never needing to leave their homes.
    At sears voucher may be applied on jewelries, apparels, automotive products and services, and hundreds more. You can avail a promotion which can be applied on any particular brand or product class. There are deals which is often applied in a particular amount of purchase. In cases like this, there might not be any restriction for choosing the products. Therefore, it can be easily comprehended that how helpful the coupons can be as far as your purchase from Sears is worried. Beginning the women shoes to the exercise tools and even the beds, the said coupons can be availed in a variety of goods, as mentioned earlier.

  4. August 6, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    Unquestionably believe that which you said. Your favorite reason seemed to be on the web the simplest thing to be aware
    of. I say to you, I definitely get annoyed while people think about worries that
    they plainly don’t know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top as well as defined out the whole thing without having side-effects , people can take a signal. Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

AddThis Social Bookmark Button
"I rarely end up where I was intending to go, but often I end up somewhere that I needed to be." - Douglas Adams

Love me? Subscribe to me!

Recent bookmarks

Thought stream


%d bloggers like this: