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… Read More

5 Top Tips for Broadcasting Hangouts on Air (HOA)

Here are some of my top tips that make your HOAs work better for you. HOAs are live video broadcasts. I've seen people use HOA broadcasts to do many things. They can really help you spread your message,… Read More

Hangouts on Air or Live Streaming via YouTube changes menus

Still rolling out to the world, but it looks like YouTube has Changed where we might start our HOAs. You can still use the Google+ method to start up your HOA Events via the left sided "Hangouts" menu,… Read More

Hide or Show Hangout Filmstrip Internally – new hangout option

We have a new button to click inside our Hangout or HOA interface that will hide or show the filmstrip of thumbnails for the filmstrip member(s) who chooses to use the option. It appears that the new option… Read More

Live Video Streaming Ideas for Business

The folks at +Social Media Examiner have posted 6 Ways/Ideas on how businesses can take advantage of live video streaming. The focus of the article is on why live video helps you connect with your audience, and they… Read More

Do you use Hangouts on Air as part of your Community Strategy?

Why would you want to use Community Centered HOAs? Is your Google+ Public Community growing like you'd want it to be, or as engaged as you'd like? If not, utilizing Community Centered HOAs (CCHOAs) can make a big… Read More

Controlling the Broadcast Camera for Hangouts on Air

There are many ways that the Hangout on Air (HOA) Host can control what the live viewers see and what the recorded video shows for their HOA Broadcasts. Using the Cameraman App is just one of them, but… Read More

Hangouts & Hangouts on Air – how they can help you online

This 45 min. podcast interview with +Kalynn Amadio published earlier in March is chock full of helpful ideas for using Hangouts and HOAs for your business. === #HOAtips #HangoutsOnAir #HangoutsTips 114: Google Hangouts with The Hangout Helper… Read More

Tips for looking better in a Hangout Video Call or HOA

Some basics that many forget about, but really do matter when you are trying to make a good impression via Hangouts on Air (HOA) or Hangout Video Calls. ht: +Yifat Cohen for finding and sharing the infographic=== ===… Read More

Using Comment Tracker & the Lower Third Together

The Hangout Toolbox's Lower Third app is commonly used together with the stand-alone Comment Tracker app. Here's a tip for using them together well. The Comment Tracker adds great value to your HOA by allowing you to bring… Read More