Hangouts on Air Moves TOTALLY to YouTube!

By mid September 2016, you will not be able to start a HOA via Google+. But you can continue to start them via the YouTube Live Streaming Events area.

You can see the official announcement on this G+ page (for now):

The link that the page takes you to for help is:

Hangout Mastery members Q&A session discussed how to start up your HOAs via the YouTube Interface – member's only content:

This is a BIG change. No more SHOAE (Scheduled HOA Events) soon – Sept. 12th, 2016 is the end of that.


HOA start up via YouTube

Don't forget, you can start up your Hangouts on Air (HOA) from the YouTube Live Streaming area (Used to be called Live Events).

Go there and ignore all the push to get you to use "Stream Now (Beta)" and go to the line below it called Events.

That is where you can set up and eventually start up your HOA Broadcasts from the YouTube Interface (be sure to choose the Quick Type of broadcast to use your familiar HOA).

Here is a link to how YouTube suggests we promote our HOA Broadcasts that are started this way.

Promote your live stream – YouTube Help

New Version of Hangout Video Calls

This change only applies to HVCs (Hangout Video Calls) and not for HOAs (Hangouts on Air).

Here's the official announcement post:

You'll notice that there is a very limited number of Hangout Apps available in the new interface…. i.e. 1) Screenshare – that's it.

You can return to the "Older Version" for now via the 3-dots in the upper right which is also how you'd get to screenshare if you are on a non-mobile device.

Read the inset box in this picture to see what's new/improved with this update… or navigate to the official announcement post for the same list of improvements.

Please don't shoot the messenger!

h/t: +Michael Daniels for the alert.
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#HangoutVideoCall #HangoutsUpdate


New Options to help People JOIN INTO your Hangout Video Calls

There have always been many ways to Invite People Into your Hangout Filmstrip but lots of people still struggle with helping people enter or join the call.

Perhaps that is why Google just added a few more easy-peasy options to invite people into your Hangout Video Call or Hangout on Air (HOA) filmstrip.

You can now press a Gmail "M" logo or press a G+ logo to have the invitation link automatically included in a Gmail Email message or a Google+ Post respectively… who sees that email or post is up to you.

You'll see these options after using the "Invite People" icon at the top of the video call interface (1) if you are the HOA Host or it is a Hangout Video Call.

Learn more about hangouts of all types via a self-paced video training course ( ) or via an Interactive Membership Community ( ).

Maybe Blab, and its ease of getting people into the 'video room' has encouraged this update.
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#HOAtips #Hangouts #HangoutsOnAir #HangoutMastery


WebinarJam Studio Overview for Hangout Mastery Members

We'll be having a members only overview on WebinarJam Studio (WJS) Tuesday 9/22/15.

WJS expert +Jon Schumacher will be guiding the overview for us and helping me address any questions you may have.

We've already done overviews on 2 other Hangout Wrapper programs (Business Hangouts & Crowdcast) for which members can find replay videos on our membership site. Now comes an overview on one of the most highly marketed Hangout Wrappers called WebinarJam Studio.

Links to the live session can be found inside the Hangout Mastery Private Google+ Community. "See you on the inside!"

Anyone wanting to join in with other Hangout Mastery members can sign up for membership here:


September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month

The important thing to remember if you're affected is that you are not alone. If you have prostate cancer or if you're the partner, family or friend of someone affected, it may help you to blab with someone who has been there. +Scott Silverstine will be hosting a Blab conversation on #ProstateCancer , join in the conversation.

On September 15 at Noon EDT Dr. Jamin Brahmbhatt, a leading expert on men's health, a previous guest on FOX, CNN and Yahoo Health, and a robotic surgeon will turn up the volume concerning prostate cancer on the Prostate Cancer Blab:

Blabbing early about prostate cancer can save your life! Why wait?

Sunday Morning Chat (in USA time) about Who do you Trust and how live video can make an impact

I Join the 2 Davids… +David Amerland & +David F Leopold for the conversation.

Stop on by for the live session, or watch the recording. It will eventually be part of David's Video Book.

Originally shared by +David F Leopold

TRUST–relationships, both personal and business,' are built with mutual trust. "SmallBizDavid" will discuss trust with +David Amerland and +Ronnie Bincer —two of the Internet's most trusted, authoritative, personalities.

This will become Chapter 21 of our video book, "How Do You Answer These 100+ Questions About Your 2015/2016 Small Business?".

First Sign of Leaves Changing (at higher elevations) in Colorado

This is one of the reservoirs on Pikes Peak (N. Catamount). I'd guess we are at about 9,000 feet above sea level here. Some of the Aspen trees are turning yellow.


In Album 2015-09-12

Building Trust & Marketing with Live Video

Join in on the discussion on Blab… The topic of Building TRUST as part of your video marketing efforts will be the main focus. Why does using LIVE VIDEO make a difference when it comes to Trust and Relationships?

Visit the link below and 'subscribe' to this show.

We Go Live @ 9pm ET/6pm PT tonight; 9/3/15

This will be my first time Hosting a live Blab session. I've been a video guest on a few others, but never hosted… till now!

I plan on bringing in a lot of the viewers if you want to show up in the video, so be ready! (you get to request to be on video, I don't just force you 😉