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DocShots: New tool for presenting multiple docs via your blog

docstoclogoDocstoc now introduces DocShots, the best way for you to publish multiple documents via your blog. Installation is fast and easy and the service is FREE. Simply cut and paste a snippet of code into the background of your blog and DocShots will convert any posted documents (.doc, .pdf, .ppt, .xls) into hover-able links. Your readers can then scroll over these links to instantly preview files in our feature-rich viewer. No longer will they have to download files to preview them, meaning they stay engaged at your site and no longer face disruptive wait times or potential computer freezes.

DocShots is a free service for website and blog owners. Simply add your custom DocShots code just one time into the background of your site and all your posted documents (.doc, .pdf, .ppt, .xls) will be converted to DocShots links.

DocShots provides publishers with a new option for presenting documents online while providing readers a better way to preview and download these documents. This free, turnkey service converts any posted document on your website or blog into a hover-able link that enables instant online document preview. With DocShots, there are no heavy downloads or disruptive wait times. For example, hover or click on this document to instantly preview it.

Features:
# Enable instant preview & interaction with any doc
# Enter one snippet of code and ALL your work is done
# Turns doc links into shareable, viral content
# Automatically convert all doc links on your website
# Eliminate the need to download a doc to preview it; eliminate download wait times and system crashes
# Provides real-time tracking statistics on each doc

Sign-in or Create an account on Docstoc, to generate your own custom DocShots code. The code is a few lines of javascript that you cut & paste into the bottom of your site’s HTML pages. All the documents you post on your website or blog will be accessible through your Docstoc profile. This way you can easily follow their usage statistics.

DocShots provide you controls to:
– Modify the default width and height of the document preview
– Set documents to display as public on docstoc or store privately in your own account
– Include or exclude our Related Docs and Other Docs features in the DocShots display

DocShots works on various websites and blogging platforms, though still can’t work with WordPress.com blogs.

Check out DocShots in action here

To learn more about DocShots, watch the DocShots Video. Ready to start using DocShots?

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February 20, 2009 - Posted by | Blogging, Internet, Online Storage, Technology, Web 2.0 | , , , , , , , , , ,

5 Comments »

  1. I feel I must alert people to this ongoing “Fraud”. DocShots does NOT deliver and its claims are a total scam. Please beware of DocStoc.

    As a web designer, I have followed meticulously their instructions, in order to activate previews of my documents from my site, via “hover links”. After several exhaustive attempts, nothing. It still didn’t work.

    So, in correspondence with Alon Shwartz, CTO & co-founder of DocStoc, I explained how their video tutorial was incomplete and grossly inefficient. He agreed with me, adding that he would rectify this.

    I waited. I then tried it again. Still, it did not work. Again, I viewed their tutorial. Nothing had changed. Alon Shwartz lied about changing this. I then challenged him to prove to me that this elusive function actually existed. He refused to do so. I have since challenged DocStoc repeatedly to alter their fake tutorial. Again, they refused to do so.

    Recently, I discovered that peoples work was being plagerised from DocStoc. Someone contacted me, claiming that DocStoc were taking published work, and selling it for profit. However, I cannot honestly verify this element.

    Be wary of DocStoc.

    Comment by Rock | March 17, 2011 | Reply

  2. Can this be used on Facebook?

    Comment by Marie Munday | December 25, 2010 | Reply

  3. Hope there is one for excel spreadsheets as well….

    Looking forward to try on this one.
    Thanks for sharing.

    http://www.myboxpro.com

    Comment by Izzy | March 9, 2009 | Reply

    • @Izzy: DocShots link can be generated for .doc, .pdf, .ppt, .xls documents.

      Comment by Anukul | March 9, 2009 | Reply

  4. […] Enter one snippet of code and ALL your work is done # Turns doc links into shareable, viral content # Automatically convert all doc links on your website # Eliminate the need to download a doc to preview it; eliminate download wait …More […]

    Pingback by You Have the Power » Blog Archive » Docshots: New Tool For Presenting Multiple Docs Via Your Blog … | February 23, 2009 | Reply


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