Google has made it much easier for business people to gain the spotlight of what they do professionally. The Google Plus Hangout has been around for over a year now and has quickly become the best way to capture an audience’s attention.
With now being able to record the HangOut and host it on your YouTube account there really is no excuse for any size business to use the G+ Hangout.
Here are 5 Ways to use G+ Hangouts for business.
This has to be the biggest reason to use a Google+ Hangout. I am sure when Google launched this feature business people everywhere had a DUH Moment.
- Salespeople can meet with clients to hammer out a deal.
- Consultants can hold their consulting sessions.
- Mentors can be more readily available to their mentees.
- Bosses can keep in touch with their remote employees
2. Sales Promotions
Yes, the Google+ Hangout can be used for recording sales pitches…or mini infomercials. With the ability to show slides or supporting documents on the screen Google Hangouts make for a great way to showcase a product and use the recording on a web-site.
With the ability to have up to 10 people on the screen at once the Google+ Hangout becomes a great tool for trainers. Business people can gather online without having to travel to a training class.
4. Customer Service
Now here is a novel approach to handling a customer service issue. Naturally it would require the consumer’s interest in doing this, but using Google+ Hangouts to resolve customer service issues is growing. Holding a public question and answer session with a group of customers is also becoming popular.
5. Conference Going
How many times have you found a conference for your industry or interest and its location made it far too expensive for everyone on your team to attend. In this case, your company may consider purchasing a sponsorship package from the event that allows you to stream the Google+ Hangout back to the office.
There are all kinds of opportunities developing everyday to use Google+ Hangouts for business. One thing to remember when using Google+ Hangouts for business is to keep in mind producing a quality production. There is nothing worse than not having enough bandwidth or having bad lighting or audio when producing a HangOut for your business. It would be best to seek help from a professional video producer if you are serious about protecting your image online.
It’s all about social and now it is all about social videos. Let me know how I can help.