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Hold video conferences or create your own video chatroom with tinychat

  1. 1. Hold Video Conferences or Create Your Own Video Chatroom with Tinychat Tinychat is a service that provides an extremely simple and easy way to hold video conferences, or even setup your own video chatroom. Tinychat makes video conferencing an accessible and uncomplicated experience. There is nothing to download and it works on Windows, MAC and Linux and you can use Firefox, IE, Safari and Chrome browsers. Each Tinychat room currently supports 300 concurrent chat participants. You can also have up to 12 simultaneous audio and video participants in a room with HQ video, protected by passwords and moderators, share your desktop with them, and you can even record your conferences and embed them on your website. It is also very easy to share your chatroom on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Tinychat also offer a Premium Membership which allows members,  Ownership of 5 rooms to name and save, each with..  The option for more privacy with password protection and..  Upgraded HQ video for all of your participants to enjoy  The ability to set a broadcast password, making it easy to do live shows  The ability to record your sessions and download the raw video files afterwards to embed to your site or profile Before we get started make sure your webcam and microphone are setup and ready to go! http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 1
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  3. 3. Create Your Room Head over to Tinychat and the first thing you will want to do is to choose a name for your chatroom.. then click on <Create your room>, Done! Your chatroom has just been created.. how easy was that! You will also see a URL which you can send to your friends and have them join your chatroom.. mine is, http://tinychat.com/thesocialmediaguide For now I’m not going to invite anyone just yet.. so click on <OK, I’m ready to Join My Chat>, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 3
  4. 4. Once again I’m not going to invite anyone just yet.. Enter your nickname then click on <Enter>, Next, you can enter a topic for your room, as well as set further permissions, Permissions The additional permissions can be set and changed at any time.  Control who can broadcast audio and video – this option allows you to take control of the audio and video in your room. Nobody else will be able to broadcast, unless you give them permission.  List this room in the Tinychat public API – this option lists your room on Tinychat and/or other sites utilizing the Tinychat public API.  Require users to sign in with Twitter - this option allows you to know exactly who is participating in your room. Everyone has to sign in with Twitter.  Tweet the URL to this room now – this option tweets out a link to your room. Set your permissions as desired. Click on <OK> to continue, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 4
  5. 5. Select Camera and Microphone Select your camera by clicking on the camera icon, then Select your cam, When the Adobe Flash Player Settings pop-up appears click on <Allow>, Your camera will display.. select it, Now select your microphone then click <Next>, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 5
  6. 6. Will you be using headphones? Your camera and microphone are now setup.. but you aren’t officially broadcasting yet as we haven’t invited anyone, Operator Commands To understand what commands are at your fingertips type in /help for a full list of commands, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 6
  7. 7. A list of all the commands is displayed, Permissions revisited Before we invite people you can configure your settings by clicking on the settings icon, then Room starter controls, Configure your settings as required, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 7
  8. 8. Invite friends to chat To invite people to join your chatroom click on Invite friends, You can invite your friends a number of ways,  you can email them your chat room’s URL – http://tinychat.com/thesocialmediaguide Or you can invite friends,  via Twitter  via Facebook  via MySpace I am going to use Twitter, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 8
  9. 9. Now configure your tweet then click on update to send out your invite, Sign-in to Twitter then click <Enter>, You invite will be tweeted out, When people accept your invitation and join your chatroom.. you can chat to your heart’s content, http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 9
  10. 10. Don’t forget the commands you can use can be found by entering /help, Tinychat is the ultimate meeting solution for those who want to meet without stress and hassle. http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 10
  11. 11. The Social Media Guide The Social Media Guide provides helpful advice and tips on connecting you to others, through the use of social media and social networks. The Social Media Guide is an authoritative source on current and emerging social media tools and platforms. The current explosion in social media technologies has made it easier than ever to connect with friends, groups, customers and networks with similar interests, from all around the world. Businesses can benefit greatly by using social media to market their product, strengthen brand recognition and attract new customers. My aim is to show you how social media can be used, to connect with more people faster, by providing clear and simple solutions. The Social Media Guide will show you how to extend your reach deeper into the social web, and connect with more people. This material may be shared with everyone, not sold for profit and not modified in any way. Regards, Matthew Tommasi www: http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au email: matthew@thesocialmediaguide.com.au twitter: @socialguide facebook: http://facebook.com/TheSocialMediaGuide http://thesocialmediaguide.com.au/ 11