Google+ Tips for On Air Hangouts with Youtube
Q: What is a Google+ On Air Hangout? A: Google+ Hangout is a video chat service used within the Google+ Community. A Google+ On Air Hangout is a live stream broadcast of your hangout using Youtube.
Q: Can anyone broadcast a Google+ On Air Hangout via Youtube? A: No. You must be a Youtube channel partner in good standing. You must have the ability to upload videos longer than 15 minutes. Steps to Start a Google+ On Air Hangout: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.
Open your Youtube Channel. Click on Top Blue Banner "Youtube now has livestream hangouts” The link will open a “Start a Google+ Hangout” window Add the Names you would like to invite to your hangout Enter a Name for your hangout Check the Enable Hangout on Air box (All On Air Hangouts are PUBLIC) Click the Blue “Hang out” Button Your Hangout will start Click the red “Start Broadcast” button on the top right hand side In the top right hand corner, next to the Red button, You will see the Embed button You can use this embed code to stream the hangout on your blog or website Go back to your Youtube channel Under the your videos you should see your event with the live green button lit You can share this URL with your viewers
Notes and Tips from Google+ Hangouts 1. To improve the connection speed, please close out all unnecessary programs 2. All participants of the Hangout can use the internal chat feature on the left hand side to ask questions or answer questions 3. The person talking will show up in the as the larger center icon 4. “Screenshare” will show any presentation or item from your computer you would like to share 5. Make sure to watch for background light and angle of camera 6. Talk Clearly and Speak into the microphone 7. Enjoy Watch our instructional video on Google+ here: http://youtu.be/TG7F_LBDDi8 Thank you to +FoodieFash for all your help with this video!