Join Bobby Owsinski for an in-depth discussion in this video Practical ways for musicians to use Hangouts, part of Google+ for Musicians and Bands.
The first thing that any artist thinks of,…when presented with Hangouts on Air, is live concerts.…While it may be true that Hangouts on Air is used for that more…than anything else where artists are concerned,…that's not all that it's good for.…Here are a few other ideas. How about a live Q&A with fans.…If your fans ask you the same types of questions all the time.…We'll then host a weekly hangout on air to address those common questions live.…You can ask fans to tweet questions to…you during your presentation, then post the video…on your website for those who missed it.…Fans love anything behind the scenes, no matter how…mundane it might be for the artist or band.…
What's it like in the van or bus?…Or backstage at a gig, or at sound-check, or…during rehearsal, or writing a song, or in the…studio, or during mixing, there's a host of wonderful…video opportunities to share at your fingertips every day.…You can easily setup…a virtual meet-and -greet, either before or after…one of your gigs, using Hangouts on air.…
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- Setting up a band or artist page
- Navigating the stream
- Posting on Google+
- Setting up Google+ Hangouts