I feel your pain. There are a lot of people providing some awesome content on the advantages of using Google+ for business. However, there still are a large number of businesses I know who are not seeing any of that content because for one reason or another they don’t trust the sources, or they use too many .gif”s or autoawesomes to deliver their message.
Nonetheless, maybe coming from me will help a few who trust me to get the message.
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 awhile now and has quickly become the best way to capture an audience’s attention.
Being able to record the HangOut and host it on your YouTube account has eliminated any excuse for any size business to NOT use the G+ Hangout. So, what are some of the reasons a business should use Google+ Hangouts?
5 Awesome Reasons Businesses Should Use Google+ Hangouts
This has to be the biggest reason to use a Google+ Hangout. I am sure when Google launched this feature business people everywhere saw the advantage of using this tool.
- 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 delivering or recording sales pitches…or mini infomercials. With the ability to show slides or supporting documents on the screen Google Hangouts make for a compelling way to showcase a product, Then the recorded Hangout can be used on their web-site.
Having the ability to have up to 10 people on the screen at once the Google+ Hangout provides for a great tool for trainers. Business people can gather online without having to travel to a training class.
4. Customer Service
Yes, allowing customers to have a Hangout with a service representative. What 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 Sessions
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 which allows you to stream the Google+ Hangout back to the office.
There are all kinds of opportunities developing everyday on Google+. There is no doubt Google+ Hangouts for business.
One thing to remember when using Google+ Hangouts for business is to always make it a goal to produce 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.