Since the launch of Google+ HangOuts there has been a large number of people pull back on joining in on a public video chat. There are a number of reasons why they do this but the major reason has to do with imagery. This is more than worrying how they look on camera or not really having anything to contribute. The main reason they don’t want to be on a G+ Hangout has to do with the environment around them while on camera looks.
Think About The Way You Will Look to Others
It is a well known fact first impressions are lasting and can influence a relationship. In the business world a less than professional image will result in a lose of business. In the social environment a less than satisfactory image could turn people off to being interested in interacting socially.
I know there are a large number of people who do use HangOuts effectively. If you take a look at the ones that are impacting they usually have some thought of the environment they are in when the camera is turned on. The ones using studios are taken more seriously while those shot in someone’s bedroom office are not taken as seriously.
How a HangOut is produce does impact how viewers will react. So, think about where you are and what is behind you before you turn on the lights, audio and camera. The says of the bedroom video are finally over.
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