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Monday Productivity Pointers

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Hi, I'm Jess Stratton, and welcome to Monday Productivity Pointers. This week we're talking about Google Hangouts. Now, I already showed you how to do a remote meeting with you and up to nine of your co-workers. This video we're going to take a step further, we're going to have a Google hangout on air which streams live so that anybody can stop by virtually and watch the discussion. When it's all done, it's going to hang around on your YouTube channel to be watched whatever by any whomever. To do a hangout, we talked about how you needed in internet connection, a browser, and a microphone and a webcam.
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  1. 34m 18s
    1. Setting up an automatic login for Windows and Mac NEW
      9m 45s
    2. 1m 11s
      1. Welcome back to Monday Productivity Pointers!
        1m 11s
    3. 16m 55s
      1. The Pomodoro technique
        6m 31s
      2. Using accessibility tools to enhance productivity on Mac and Windows
        7m 36s
      3. Designating a Facebook heir
        2m 48s
    4. 17m 32s
      1. Using an Amazon filler app to qualify for free shipping
        2m 11s
      2. Using the free version of GoToMeeting
        3m 35s
      3. Creating mind maps
        6m 23s
      4. Working with a touch app on a Windows 8 desktop PC
        5m 23s
    5. 10h 56m
      1. Running a group meeting with coworkers
        7m 19s
      2. Recording and marketing chat on air
        8m 30s
      3. Creating a quick presentation
        5m 37s
      4. Presenting from an iPad or computer
        3m 36s
      5. Migrating your accounts to Mint.com
        9m 55s
      6. Setting budgets and goals
        7m 4s
      7. Collaborating on team documents
        5m 53s
      8. Creating an online photo gallery
        4m 58s
      9. Kickstarter: Setting up your project
        10m 41s
      10. Driving traffic to your project
        5m 48s
      11. Conducting a voice call with a virtual team
        6m 40s
      12. Adding video and chat notifications
        4m 7s
      13. Accepting a payment with Square
        4m 35s
      14. Using the Square Wallet
        2m 32s
      15. Setting up shop on Etsy
        6m 31s
      16. Tracking your Etsy sales with Shop Stats
        4m 9s
      17. Raising your Klout score
        7m 3s
      18. Earning Klout perks
        4m 55s
      19. Skydrive: Collaborating on team documents
        4m 56s
      20. Skydrive: Accessing files on the go
        2m 57s
      21. Setting up Google alerts to track your data
        5m 5s
      22. Removing a page from the Google search index
        4m 42s
      23. Browsing privately in public
        4m 38s
      24. Cleaning up your session before logging out
        5m 8s
      25. Troubleshooting a remote computer with TeamViewer
        3m 42s
      26. Taking screenshots from a PC
        4m 12s
      27. Taking screenshots from a Mac
        3m 36s
      28. Setting up Find My iPhone
        3m 36s
      29. Using iCloud to find an iPhone
        3m 49s
      30. Sampling color from the screen
        5m 27s
      31. Using ColourLovers.com for inspiration
        3m 22s
      32. Get an audio clip onto YouTube using iPhoto
        5m 49s
      33. Creating playlists and customizing your YouTube channel
        5m 41s
      34. Record your screen using QuickTime
        3m 14s
      35. Record your screen using CamStudio
        2m 34s
      36. Using Tempo Smart Calendar when you are going to be late
        3m 9s
      37. Using Twist to let your customers know where you are
        3m 38s
      38. Using Wunderlist to track multiple projects
        9m 0s
      39. Use the Wunderlist browser extension to create tasks on the web
        5m 46s
      40. Using Smart Mailboxes with Mac Mail
        6m 52s
      41. Customizing the Mac Mail View
        7m 13s
      42. What's a firewall?
        7m 36s
      43. What is the Cloud?
        4m 42s
      44. Creating your own recipe with IFTTT
        7m 19s
      45. Browsing existing recipes with IFTTT
        5m 7s
      46. Installing the Feedly browser extension
        6m 34s
      47. Customizing Feedly
        6m 53s
      48. Understanding the basics of Twitter
        9m 9s
      49. Using Tweetdeck to handle multiple accounts
        9m 14s
      50. Working with URL Shorteners
        5m 45s
      51. Using bit.ly
        8m 31s
      52. Creating Quick Parts to re-use text
        6m 19s
      53. Moving your Autotext to a new computer
        6m 7s
      54. Shutting off access to social networks
        6m 18s
      55. Hiding taskbars
        2m 36s
      56. Exploring the iOS 7 Update
        10m 7s
      57. Running a productive online meeting
        3m 44s
      58. Getting meeting minutes faster
        6m 47s
      59. TextExpander for Mac
        7m 6s
      60. Breevy for Windows
        3m 44s
      61. Using Smart Folders on a Mac
        5m 52s
      62. Using Windows Libraries
        4m 25s
      63. Finding large attachments in your email apps
        5m 13s
      64. Use Ninite to install all your PC apps at once
        3m 30s
      65. Use Get Mac Apps to install your Mac apps at once
        2m 56s
      66. Creating a disposable email address with Guerrilla mail
        4m 7s
      67. Creating an email address that lasts only 10 minutes
        3m 16s
      68. Finding and adding local vendors to enhance your iOS reminders
        3m 45s
      69. Adding geofencing to Find My Friends
        3m 20s
      70. Turning a Word document contract into a PDF
        4m 1s
      71. Turning a PowerPoint presentation into a PDF
        4m 10s
      72. Resetting browser site passwords
        7m 11s
      73. Disabling toolbars, resizing screens, and accidentally closed tabs
        7m 42s
      74. Identifying your wifi's weakest link
        7m 59s
      75. Setting up dual band speed on your router
        7m 36s
      76. Add your social media activity to your website
        8m 54s
      77. Using WordPress mobile to update on the go
        4m 48s
      78. Matching the header row on your spreadsheet files
        8m 20s
      79. Using a formula to merge first and last name columns
        5m 58s
      80. Using JoliDrive to browse cloud app data
        5m 11s
      81. Using JoliDrive on an iPad
        4m 31s
      82. Finding deals on eBay using misspelled listings
        4m 18s
      83. Searching for promotional and coupon codes online
        5m 52s
      84. Sending real postcards from your computer with Postagram
        4m 25s
      85. Using Postagram to send a real postcard from your smartphone
        3m 55s
      86. Getting to Inbox Zero
        11m 4s
      87. Using existing GMail labels with Mailbox
        3m 19s
      88. Adding 2-step authentication
        3m 39s
      89. Enabling in-app PIN codes
        3m 31s
      90. Accessing your digital movies
        5m 20s
      91. Copying movies onto a device
        3m 25s
      92. Using Genius Scan to scan your documents
        3m 34s
      93. Sending your scans
        2m 41s
      94. Using Acrobat to ink sign a PDF
        4m 49s
      95. Writing a letter of recommendation
        7m 49s
      96. Constructing a successful press release
        4m 48s
      97. Troubleshooting wireless security
        4m 48s
      98. Writing a claim letter
        5m 22s
      99. The best reasons to try online chat customer service
        5m 9s
      100. How to do a firmware update
        6m 34s
      101. Siri, your iPhone assistant
        4m 48s
      102. Writing an email that gets read
        4m 51s
      103. Writing an email that requires action
        2m 54s
      104. Your Blu-ray questions answered
        3m 50s
      105. Using LittleBit to photograph your goal progress
        3m 9s
      106. Exporting WordPress blog entries
        3m 28s
      107. Understanding how Office 365 works
        5m 9s
      108. Using Waze for crowdsourced GPS
        2m 58s
      109. Downloading your Facebook timeline
        3m 10s
      110. Scheduling email with Boomerang
        4m 24s
      111. Google Labs for Calendar
        2m 58s
      112. Finding missing songs in iTunes on your iPhone
        2m 10s
      113. Requesting your Twitter archive
        2m 59s
      114. Using Doodle for easy group scheduling
        4m 59s
      115. Easily remote to another computer with Join.me
        3m 47s
      116. Keyboard shortcuts for YouTube
        2m 58s
      117. Easily annotate images with Skitch
        6m 4s
      118. Get your Google Calendar schedule by email every morning
        3m 3s
      119. Blurring photos for posting on social networks
        6m 41s
      120. Migrating to Google Apps
        9m 31s
      121. Using supplemental To Do apps
        3m 43s
      122. Getting alerts for Amazon price drops
        2m 36s
      123. Four tips to teach kids about websites
        8m 19s
      124. Caring for family members from afar
        4m 39s
      125. Using Google Sheets to make templates
        4m 35s

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12h 16m Appropriate for all Mar 25, 2013 Updated Aug 24, 2015

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In this series on productivity, author Jess Stratton takes you through the latest tools that will help you run your business and life more efficiently. Each installment covers a particular feature or technique in a different online tool, such as Google Apps, Skype, YouTube, Mint.com, Etsy, and more. Learn about topics ranging from recording and publishing video chats to managing your finances online.

Subjects:
Business Education + Elearning
Software:
iOS
Authors:
Jess Stratton Garrick Chow Nick Brazzi

Recording and marketing chat on air

Hi, I'm Jess Stratton, and welcome to Monday Productivity Pointers. This week we're talking about Google Hangouts. Now, I already showed you how to do a remote meeting with you and up to nine of your co-workers. This video we're going to take a step further, we're going to have a Google hangout on air which streams live so that anybody can stop by virtually and watch the discussion. When it's all done, it's going to hang around on your YouTube channel to be watched whatever by any whomever. To do a hangout, we talked about how you needed in internet connection, a browser, and a microphone and a webcam.

To do a hangout on air, you need one more thing: you need a YouTube account that's linked to your Google account. This is quick and easy, and in fact the first time you go to do a hangout on air, you're going to get prompted to do it. Now, I like to first create an event in Google. I can invite my customers and clients to the event and when I'm ready to do a hangout on air, I can simply paste the URL right into that event. It makes me look more professional, and the best part is any customers and clients who said their attending my virtual event will get a reminder and a link right before it's about to start.

I'm going to show you how to do that right now. I'm on my Google site, and I'm going to click the Plus beside my name to get into Google+. Before I even start my hangout, I'm first going to create an event by clicking Events on the left-hand side and choosing CREATE EVENT, which is the big red button at the top. Now, I'm going to change the theme because it's a hangout on air, and I just don't like what they have there.

I'm going to choose Other, I can browse these. Pick one that matches the type of event you're doing. In this case, because I'm doing hangout on air, down at the bottom there's a little video camera. I can choose Set As Theme, and now that's the picture. Make your event title what the actual hangout is. I can set the date and the time for when I'm going to have my hangout on air. And for Event options, I need to click advanced.

Now, you may be tempted to select Google+ Hangout, because after all, that's what it is, but if you select Google+ Hangout, what's going to happen is that for every person that says that they're going to attend this event, it's actually going to invite them into the hangout, not just to watch it. So we're going to select Make this an event on air so that anybody can view the event. We don't want our customers becoming part of the panel, we just want them to watch the panel. I also need to choose Show additional fields.

It's going to give us a bunch more fields, including a YouTube URL, and that's what we're going to use later. For the location field, I'm simply going to type online because it's an online event, and I can put any details I want. All right, when we're all ready, we can invite the people that we want to watch. For now I'm going to invite my producer, Shea, and when we're ready, click the green Invite button.

Our event has been created. Now we can just sit back and wait for it to happen. Once we're ready and it's time to have the actual hangout on air, I'm going to click Start a hangout, invite the people for my panel, I can name it. This time I'm going to select Enable Hangouts On Air.

It's going to be broadcast in both my Google+ screen and my YouTube channel, and because I've already linked it I can just click Okay, got it! This is where if this was the first time you're doing it you would have to enter in a code. I'm going to click the blue Hangout button, and we're in Google Hangout, but we're not on the air yet. I can see on the top left of the screen it still says off air, and that's good. Hi, Shea! Shea: Hi! Jess: All right, we have our panelists, but we're not quite ready to broadcast live just yet.

There's one more thing I want to do. I want to use an app called the Hangout Toolbox. I'm going to click on the Hangout Toolbox, and it's going to let me bring up something called a lower third. A lower third is that neat banner that you see at the bottom of the screen that helps people know who everybody is in the panel. I clicked the headphone icon, and here's where I can put in a lower third. Shea, why don't you put in lower third too? All right, it's just to identify yourself.

You can put in your Twitter address. You have two lines to use. When you're ready to use it, click the ON button. Now, you'll notice it's backwards. Shea's is correct, mine's backwards. This is how it looks to the audience, they'll see it the right way. If I want to see at the right way, I can select Mirror my own video, and this is what everybody sees when they're watching me on screen. We're almost done. I'm going to click Hangout Toolbox to make that disappear. Before I start my broadcast, I want to embed this.

Now that we're actually starting our panel, we have a YouTube URL. Nobody knows about it yet, but that's going to change right now. I'm going to click this Embed button, and here's where I have a URL. I can click on that YouTube URL, right-click, select Copy, and now while this is still going, I'm going to come back to my event, and I'm going to edit it by clicking this little pencil, come back to my Event options, click Advanced, click Show additional fields, and in this YouTube URL, I'm going to right-click and choose Paste.

I can save it, and now right in my event we are going to be streaming live once I start broadcasting my hangout. The best part about it is is that people who've said they were going will get a reminder, so they can just come right into this event, click the play button, and start watching. Now we're ready to go. We've got our lower third, we've got our YouTube URL embedded right in the discussion, and now I can click START BROADCAST.

Once I click that, I can choose OK, and it's going to remind me that I'm broadcasting live on Google+ and YouTube. We have a couple of seconds to make sure we're really ready and then our hangout starts. Three, two, one, and now Google's telling us that we're broadcasting live. So here's where our panel would talk. I could introduce myself, talk about what we're doing, ask some questions, and the neat thing is is that when people start talking, they will become live on the screen.

What I can do is click people if I want them to immediately have focus, or I can click the focus back to myself. However, if they start talking, it will automatically go to them. There's some other things I can do too. I can you mute my own microphone, and I can hide myself from the broadcast by clicking this. If I want to put myself back, I just check that button again. Now, when I'm done with the broadcast, it still doesn't mean I'm done with the hangout. When we're finally ready to be finished off air, I can select END BROADCAST.

Now we're officially off the air. We can still go, we can talk about how it went, we can relax a little bit and talk to each other 'cause our hangout's not done, but we're not on air anymore. When we're all ready to finish, we can do just what we did the last time, click the Exit button, bye Shea. And we are officially out. What it's going to tell me now is that a recording of the broadcast we just did is going to be kept on my YouTube channel. I can hit Close, and we've successfully had our first hangout on air.

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