Hangouts have evolved to be one of the most fun filled features from Google+. If you have a working webcam and a microphone, you can “Hangout” with 9 buddies on Google+. Naturally, it can get uncomfortable when you don’t have anything to say. However, this setback can be mitigated if you know how to use Google Hangouts!
Teach Through Google Hangouts
Host a Google+ hangout session and become a teacher. Conversely, the sky’s the limit on what, how and when you can tutor. Since the mode is visual, you can tutor anything and everything! From music to language to dance, you can share a wide range of topics.
Meditate & Do Yoga
Over the past few years, Google+ Community Manager Natalie Villalobos has identified ways by which hangouts can be used to introduced group meditation and yoga sessions. Though meditation is a solitary quest, it would be fun to have others in your spiritual journey.
Singer Daria Musk hosted a mini-concert on July 16, 2011. Unluckily, I was not able to see it. However, Musk created a Hangouts map for enthusiastic members. Through this hangout session, I was able to catch on with her new concerts.
Learn A Foreign Language
Google+ Engineer Naomi Black is working hard to aid members who use sign language According to Black, Hangout is an ideal platform to learn new languages. Often, language learning gets trapped in tapes. If you know how to use Google Hangouts, you can be an active participant and exchange information of different types.
Host Interesting Press Conferences and Shows!
Recently, the London Based International Tibet Network Conference was hosted in Google+ Hangouts. The session invited many experts and journalists. The conference was put together to talk about various issues that affect Tibetans! Apart from twitter posts and Skype chats, the Hangout was extremely successful!
Conduct real time Job Interviews
Conventionally, job interviews are lengthy and can be an annoying experience for the interviewee and interviewer. However, you can alleviate the nervousness with a hangout session. As potential interviewers, you can request other colleagues to join the hangout and ask relevant questions. Google+ Hangouts will make your interview experience pleasant and amusing!
Provide Real time Customer Service
Recently, the chairman of Dell requested his followers to connect with the company’s sales team through hangouts. Unbelievably, ardent users resounded a loud “YES!” According to Dell, Hangouts is a great way to enhance client involvement. This is because you will have many possibilities. For instance, your sales team can explain and demonstrate the product openly to a customer.
A Flawless Home Surveillance System
Before you learn on how to use Google Hangouts as a home surveillance system, remember that the security system doesn’t replace conventional methods! However, you can use Hangouts to verify is a package is delivered or not! For this, you should set up a new Google Account, and add certain emails to its Google+ circle. When you want to verify your house, just begin a hangout with these members!