Google Helpouts – A Help Provider’s Review

Google has recently started offering a new service called Helpouts for connecting consultants for various¬† disciplines with people wanting help via video conferencing / IM in a sort of app-like marketplace online.¬† This is a great use of their Hangouts platform to connect everyday people with other small business providers to provide a variety of consultation services.¬† I received an early access invite to set up my own Helpouts listing, and thought I’d share my thoughts on it from a provider’s viewpoint. Continue reading