Go to www.google.com/producer/home
Don't use Apple Safari.
Google Currents producer requires Chrome.
Agree to the PUBLISHER CURRENTS AGREEMENT
Image: Google Currents PUBLISHER CURRENTS AGREEMENT page
Read the PUBLISHER CURRENTS AGREEMENT here:
Item 4 seems to be the most important point and seems reasonable:
4. Brand Features. Publisher grants to Google a limited, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use its trademarks, trade names, designs and logos ("Brand Features"), in accordance with Publisher's usage guidelines, if and as provided by Publisher, solely for use in connection with the Authorized Content, in the Currents Service and presentations, marketing materials, customer lists, financial reports and Web site listings of customers related to the Currents Service. All uses of Publisher's Brand Features, and all goodwill associated therewith, shall inure solely to the benefit of Publisher. Subject to the express license granted herein, right, title and interest in and to Publisher's Brand Features are and shall remain with Publisher.ENTER:
CLICK to AGREE to terms and conditions
Create a New Edition
Give your edition a name
Add an RSS feed
Enter your YouTube channel name
Next your content is gathered and some articles are added.
Image: Google Currents Basic Setup Complete
Here's what my blog will look like in Google Currents
Here's what my YouTube channel will look like in Google Currents
There are more things to configure and test before going live with my Steve Garfield Google Currents Channel.
This producer app is very powerful. It brings mobile app creation tools, which used to required experienced programmers, to everyone. Everyone who's interested in putting a little time into it.
I'm going to have fun customizing my channel and making it live. Stay tuned.
There's a lot to customize including content. and look and feel. In Edition Settings it might be a good idea to add an Edition Icon, otherwise you'll have a blank icon.
To make your content visible to everyone, click DISTRIBUTE.
Test: Android and iPhone and iPad testing
Test: Verify Content Ownership
Distribute to Google Currents
After updating with an Edition Icon, this is what Steve Garfield Edition Icon looks like on an iPad in the Google Currents Library screen:
Official Google Currents Stream for Steve Garfield for mobile, iPhone, iPad and Android.