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Google+ Hangouts offer users tons of features and numerous benefits. Whether you are an individual or a business, Google+ Hangouts provide you with a whole new way to get your message out in an......

Google+ Hangouts offer users tons of features and numerous benefits. Whether you are an individual or a business, Google+ Hangouts provide you with a whole new way to get your message out in an exciting, new, and fun way.

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  • 1. GETTING  STARTED  WITH   Google+   Hangouts   compliments  of  
  • 2. What  is  a  Google+  Hangout?  
  • 3. What  Does  it  Require?   •  All  you  need  is  a  camera   (if  you  want  to  be  seen)   and  a  microphone.     •  It’s  easy  enough  for  even   the  least  tech-­‐savvy   person  to  figure  out.    
  • 4. What  Are  the  Benefits  of  Hangouts?   •  Allows  you  to  seamlessly  start  a  video  chat  with   up  to  10  different  people  and  text  chats  with   MANY  more  at  a  Nme.     •  Enables  live  phone  calls  from  your  computer.   Calls  within  the  United  States  and  Canada  are   free  and  other  countries  are  at  an   incredibly  low  rate.     •  Lets  you  broadcast  “Hangouts  on  Air,”  a  diverse   public  video  sharing  hub,  to  both  watch  and   produce  content  from,  or  for,  other  users.  And  it   all  ends  up  right  on  YouTube!    
  • 5. What  Are  the  Benefits  of  Hangouts?   •  Works  over  a  variety  of   formats  and  easily   combines  all  of  your   contacts’  informaNon.     •  FuncNons  on  Android/ iPhone  phones  &   tablets    
  • 6. Ge:ng  Started  with  Hangouts   •  Download  this  plug-­‐in.       •  You’re  going  to  need  a   Google  account  to  sign   into  Google+.  You  can   sign  up  for  a  free   account  here.     ! !
  • 7. Ge:ng  Started  with  Hangouts   •  Sign  into  Google+     •  You’ll  find  the  Hangouts   tab  to  the  top  right  of   the  page.  Clicking  it  will   open  a  floaNng  menu   with  a  “+  New  Hangout”   field.   ! !
  • 8. Ge:ng  Started  with  Hangouts   •  Clicking  “+  New  Hangout”   will  then  provide  you  with  a   list  of  your  contacts  and   Google+  circles.  Checking   the  box  next  to  any  of  these   contacts  will  invite  them  to   your  hangout.   •  You  are  then  given  the   opNon  to  start  a  text  or   video  hangout…  you   can  turn  a  text  hangout   into  a  video  hangout  at   any  point.   ! !
  • 9. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  Sign  in  to  Google+   •  Find  the  Home  menu   located  on  the  le^  of   the  screen  and  click   “Hangouts  on  Air”   ! !
  • 10. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  Click  “Start  a  Hangout   on  Air”  to  the  right   •  Google+  will  ask  you  to   connect  with  your   YouTube  account.   !
  • 11. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  You  will  then  need  to   verify  your  YouTube   account  by  first   entering  your  phone   number…   •  And  then  using  the   verificaNon  code  that   was  texted  to  you.   ! ! !
  • 12. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  Return  to  your  Hangout   on  Air  screen  and   confirm  that  your   Google+  and  YouTube   accounts  are   connected.   •  Now  you  can  begin  to   setup  the  Hangout  on   Air  itself.  Give  it  a  name   and  then  invite  some   viewers.   ! !
  • 13. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  Agree  to  the  Ts  &  Cs…     •  Click  ‘Start  Broadcast’   to  the  right  of  the   screen.   ! !
  • 14. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  Confirm  you  want  to   broadcast  publicly  and   your  broadcast  will   begin!   •  Click  ‘End  Broadcast’   when  you’re  done!   ! !
  • 15. Post  Broadcast   •  Once  you’re  done,  your  broadcast  will   automaNcally  be  converted  to  a  video  on   YouTube  that  people  can  watch  and  comment   on  at  any  Nme.   •  You  can  also  use  YouTube’s  video  editor  to   edit  your  Hangouts  on  Air  video.     •  You  can  even  download  it,  and  use  your  own   ediNng  so^ware.  
  • 16. Tips  for  CreaCng  a  Google+  Hangout   on  Air  
  • 17. Other  Pointers   •  Have  a  friend  or  colleague  try  hangouts  with   you  first  so  you  can  get  the  hang  of  things.   •  If  you’re  using  a  computer,  your  conversaNon   could  be  heard  by  everyone  around  you.  Don’t   forget  headphones!  
  • 18. Other  Pointers   •  Don’t  forget  to  set  up  your  Google+  profile  completely,  so   people  can  learn  more  about  who  you  are  and  see  the  links  to   your  websites.  
  • 19. •  If  you  join  a  hangout  with  a   number  of  people  already   present  you  will  enter   muted…  don’t  forget  to   unmute  so  people  can  hear   you!   Other  Pointers  
  • 20. Other  Pointers   •  Add  some  creaNve  apps  and  plug-­‐ins  to  hangouts   to  make  the  experience  even  becer.     •  Popular  opNons  include…   –  Screenshare  –  With  Screenshare,  you  can  share   exactly  what  you  see  on  your  screen.  This  can  be   fantasNc  for  long-­‐distance  training.   –  Symphonical  –  Symphonical  is  a  project  management   add-­‐on  that  allows  you  to  assign  tasks  to  hangout   members  and  create  offline  project  boards.   –  Cacoo  –  The  Cacoo  add-­‐on  gives  you  the  capability  to   create  collaboraNve  diagrams  with  other  hangout   members.  
  • 21. Other  Pointers   •  The  “Customize  New  Requests”  bucon  in  the   drop  down  menu  of  Hangouts  allows  you  to   alter  your  preferences  as  to  whom  gets  in   touch  with  you  and  how.     •  If  you  make  sure  most  groups  are  set  to  “hang   out  with  you”  as  opposed  to  “send  request,”   you’ll  get  a  lot  less  noNficaNons.  
  • 22. Take  Advantage  of  the  Bells  &   Whistles   •  Chat  –  Bring  up  the  chat  bar  to  the  right  so   you  can  conNnue  to  communicate  via  text  as   well  as  video  at  the  same  Nme.   •  Screenshare  –  This  is  where  you  can  show   whoever  else  is  present  what  you’re  working   on.   •  Capture  –  Take  a  snapshot  of  the  video  chat.   •  YouTube  –  Create  a  ‘mini  YouTube  channel’   and  watch  videos  with  those  present.  
  • 23. Take  Advantage  of  the  Bells  &   Whistles   •  Google  effects  –  This  licle  extra  can  add  hours   of  fun…  put  a  Nara  on  or  a  beard  and  watch  it   sNck  to  you.  
  • 24. Now  You’re  Ready!   •  Start  test  driving   Hangouts  today.   •  Download  our  Hangouts   and  Hangouts  on  Air   checklists  to  help  you   prep!  
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