Important: This Cloud Connector/Component will be decommissioned  after March 31st 2017. Please install the replacement app.

Slideshare Cloud Connector


This article will describe how to install and use the SlideShare Cloud Component, allowing you to easily pass leads that are generated from forms on SlideShare back into Eloqua; these leads can then be sent a follow up email, entered into a nurturing campaign, scored or sent to sales for follow up.


In order to use the SlideShare Component, you will need to have a Pro SlideShare account. You will also need to register at and have a API enabled Eloqua user account.


- Example of a form from Slideshare


What is the difference between


Slideshare Components


The SlideShare Component consists of the following Feeder

  • SlideShare: Lead Queryallows you to query Slideshare for all leads who have visited any campaign or a particular campaign. This Cloud Connector is a feeder and does not require a program builder step to work.


ARTICLE – What is the difference between an App, a Connector, a Component and a Feeder


How to Install the App


To get started, go to Feeder > SlideShare Lead Query within  Feeders do not require a Program Builder step as they just run on their own and feed data directly into the Eloqua system.



Next you’ll be asked to create a new SlideShare Lead Query step, add your Eloqua credentials and specify the details of how often you would like the Feeder to run.




On the next screen, you will be asked to enter your SlideShare account details. Note – this MUST be an PRO account.  You have the option to enter a specific SlideShare CampaignID (you can find what this is by looking at the number at the end of the SlideShare item URL. E.g. In addition, you can also define the Eloqua Contact Group you would
like to add the contacts to.




Next, select the Field Mappings tab and specify the contact fields or custom data fields you wish to use to store the information from SlideShare.




You can now select the Run tab to test run your SlideShare Lead Feeder. If you now open Eloqua and navigate to the Contact group you chose to store your SlideShare leads in you will be able to see all the people who filled out a form from SlideShare.




If you are happy with the results being imported to your contact group, you can now have this feeder to run automatically on the schedule you originally indicated; by going to the Credentials tab and selecting the Enable Step checkbox.




With this automated connection set up, you will now receive regularly schedule updates to your contact group for all leads that have filled out a form from Slideshare in real time.