It’s a small world…
One day, as I was doing some social networking for my photography business, I found an old friend who I hadn’t seen in about 10 years! I sent a “friend request”, we sent a couple emails back and forth, then she called me and we chatted and caught up for an hour or so. During the course of the conversation, I asked what she was doing. “Virtual Tours” she said. “How do you do those?” I asked.
She spent about 5-10 minutes explaining to me what she does, all the while I was thinking “I should be doing that. That would be a great addition to my photography company.” I loved photography, business, and real estate. Talk about a perfect match.
I looked up a ton of MLS listings from all the local towns – Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville – none of them had real virtual tours. There were a few slideshows, but it was obvious from the photography that there was not a professional involved. The market was wide open for professional photography service!
My next step was to find the company I wanted to align my business with – my friend wasn’t happy with her virtual tour company, so I stayed away from them.
While researching virtual tour companies I picked out a name, Brick Road Visuals, I bought the domain, I had a logo professionally designed, and so on. I just needed to find the company that had the tools and offerings that were important to me – above all quality, but also marketing tools, support, and affordability. I kept coming back to RTV.
I talked to my salesperson for weeks, if not months. He never grew impatient with my gazillion questions comparing RTV to other providers- well not visibly anyway. And every time I called him guess what happened. He answered the phone! It seems like such a simple thing, but so rare these days. I thought if I can actually get these people on the phone now, surely they will be there for me when I’m paying part of their paycheck.
In the end, it came down to RTV and one other company. RTV had features the other didn’t, the other had something RTV didn’t have – I can’t remember now what it was, must not have been that important. I made the call and now here we are – providing Northwest Arkansas with full service tours through RTV.
Brick Road Visuals
Bentonville Virtual Tour Provider
Order a virtual tour – 479-696-7520