GETTING	
  STARTED	
  WITH	
  
Google+	
  
Hangouts	
  
compliments	
  of	
  
What	
  is	
  a	
  Google+	
  Hangout?	
  
What	
  Does	
  it	
  Require?	
  
•  All	
  you	
  need	
  is	
  a	
  camera	
  
(if	
  you	
  want	
  to	
  be	
  seen)	...
What	
  Are	
  the	
  Benefits	
  of	
  Hangouts?	
  
•  Allows	
  you	
  to	
  seamlessly	
  start	
  a	
  video	
  chat	
...
What	
  Are	
  the	
  Benefits	
  of	
  Hangouts?	
  
•  Works	
  over	
  a	
  variety	
  of	
  
formats	
  and	
  easily	
...
Ge:ng	
  Started	
  with	
  Hangouts	
  
•  Download	
  this	
  plug-­‐in.	
  
	
  
	
  
•  You’re	
  going	
  to	
  need	...
Ge:ng	
  Started	
  with	
  Hangouts	
  
•  Sign	
  into	
  Google+ 	
  	
   •  You’ll	
  find	
  the	
  Hangouts	
  
tab	
...
Ge:ng	
  Started	
  with	
  Hangouts	
  
•  Clicking	
  “+	
  New	
  Hangout”	
  
will	
  then	
  provide	
  you	
  with	
...
How	
  to	
  Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  on	
  Air	
  	
  
•  Sign	
  in	
  to	
  Google+	
   •  Find	
  the	
  Home	
  menu	...
How	
  to	
  Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  on	
  Air	
  	
  
•  Click	
  “Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  
on	
  Air”	
  to	
  the	
  ...
How	
  to	
  Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  on	
  Air	
  	
  
•  You	
  will	
  then	
  need	
  to	
  
verify	
  your	
  YouTube...
How	
  to	
  Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  on	
  Air	
  	
  
•  Return	
  to	
  your	
  Hangout	
  
on	
  Air	
  screen	
  and	...
How	
  to	
  Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  on	
  Air	
  	
  
•  Agree	
  to	
  the	
  Ts	
  &	
  Cs…	
  	
   •  Click	
  ‘Start...
How	
  to	
  Start	
  a	
  Hangout	
  on	
  Air	
  	
  
•  Confirm	
  you	
  want	
  to	
  
broadcast	
  publicly	
  and	
 ...
Post	
  Broadcast	
  
•  Once	
  you’re	
  done,	
  your	
  broadcast	
  will	
  
automaNcally	
  be	
  converted	
  to	
 ...
Tips	
  for	
  CreaCng	
  a	
  Google+	
  Hangout	
  
on	
  Air	
  
Other	
  Pointers	
  
•  Have	
  a	
  friend	
  or	
  colleague	
  try	
  hangouts	
  with	
  
you	
  first	
  so	
  you	
 ...
Other	
  Pointers	
  
•  Don’t	
  forget	
  to	
  set	
  up	
  your	
  Google+	
  profile	
  completely,	
  so	
  
people	
...
•  If	
  you	
  join	
  a	
  hangout	
  with	
  a	
  
number	
  of	
  people	
  already	
  
present	
  you	
  will	
  ente...
Other	
  Pointers	
  
•  Add	
  some	
  creaNve	
  apps	
  and	
  plug-­‐ins	
  to	
  hangouts	
  
to	
  make	
  the	
  ex...
Other	
  Pointers	
  
•  The	
  “Customize	
  New	
  Requests”	
  bucon	
  in	
  the	
  
drop	
  down	
  menu	
  of	
  Han...
Take	
  Advantage	
  of	
  the	
  Bells	
  &	
  
Whistles	
  
•  Chat	
  –	
  Bring	
  up	
  the	
  chat	
  bar	
  to	
  t...
Take	
  Advantage	
  of	
  the	
  Bells	
  &	
  
Whistles	
  
•  Google	
  effects	
  –	
  This	
  licle	
  extra	
  can	
 ...
Now	
  You’re	
  Ready!	
  
•  Start	
  test	
  driving	
  
Hangouts	
  today.	
  
•  Download	
  our	
  Hangouts	
  
and	...
About	
  Jackson	
  MarkeCng	
  Services	
  
Jackson	
  MarkeCng	
  Services	
  helps	
  clients	
  improve	
  reach	
  an...
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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 exciting, new, and fun way.

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Getting Started with Google+ Hangouts

  1. 1. GETTING  STARTED  WITH   Google+   Hangouts   compliments  of  
  2. 2. What  is  a  Google+  Hangout?  
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 13. How  to  Start  a  Hangout  on  Air     •  Agree  to  the  Ts  &  Cs…     •  Click  ‘Start  Broadcast’   to  the  right  of  the   screen.   ! !
  14. 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. 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. 16. Tips  for  CreaCng  a  Google+  Hangout   on  Air  
  17. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 24. Now  You’re  Ready!   •  Start  test  driving   Hangouts  today.   •  Download  our  Hangouts   and  Hangouts  on  Air   checklists  to  help  you   prep!  
  25. 25. About  Jackson  MarkeCng  Services   Jackson  MarkeCng  Services  helps  clients  improve  reach  and   increase  leads  &  sales  through  .  .  .       •  Social  media  planning  &  implementaNon   •  Social  sales  support   •  Social  media  training   •  Content  planning  &  creaNon   •  SEO  (Search  Engine  OpNmizaNon)   •  Google  Adwords/Microso^  Adcenter   •  Email  markeNng   Contact  Us  for  a   ConsultaNon!  
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