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RTV Provider Websites Ready for April 21st Mobigeddon

Hello there virtual tour provider! You asked, and we heard you. Your free RTV mobile website is on its way!

There has been a lot of buzz about mobile-friendly websites in the past couple months. Google recently announced search algorithm updates that will have a significant impact on mobile search results worldwide.

Google’s update will improve rankings for websites that provide a mobile-friendly experience to those searching the web on mobile devices. These changes are said to take place on April 21st.
For any RTV virtual tour providers that have purchased an RTV site, know that we’ll have your site mobile ready before this change takes effect.

To keep your search engine rankings, we are prepared to provide mobile specific pages for your site AT NO CHARGE.

To get things started please send an email to providersite@realtourvision.com and we will create a branded mobile landing page for your website, ready for your content. At that time, we will email you instructions how to create new, unique pages for your new mobile website, or you can hire us to alleviate some of the pressure before Google’s update takes place.

It is important that you act quickly! Due to the high volume virtual tour provider websites, you’ll want to reply soon to get on the list. We recommend that you reply before April 1st in order to meet or beat Google’s April 21st deadline. We will only be able to provide a free mobile website to those who reply to us before April 1st. Please take advantage of this FREE opportunity!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Team RTV

Order a virtual tour – 866-947-8687
Virtual Tour Software & Professional Photography


Boston, MA Virtual Tour Provider Awarded T4 Status by RTV

RTV is thrilled to announce Michael Neelon as our most recent T4 professional photographer.  Michael came to RTV as a Google TIP and has passion for virtual tour photography. As a 25+ year seasoned veteran of the commercial photography industry, Michael is happy to become part of the RTV network of professional virtual tour photographers and virtual tour providers. Michael’s experience extends from providing high quality, creative imagery for local companies incl. retail, manufacturers, restaurants, etc. in Massachusetts and Rhode Island to shooting apartments & large hotels such as Best Western, Holiday Inn, Doubletree, Radisson and most everything in between.

His experience also includes operating commercial based studios creating advertising and product
photography for print, collateral, catalogs as well as working for Canon USA as a Market
Development Rep. His extensive experience and skills provide him the ability to tackle even the most
challenging projects in a confident, low stress collaborative style and easily deal with the unexpected
situations that often arise on shoots.

Recruited by Google in 2012, Michael is an award winning Trusted Independent Virtual Tour Photographer for Google Maps Business View “See inside” Street View style virtual tours. On these projects, he has worked with both small local companies & restaurants as well as national chains, hotels, etc.

In addition to commercial photography, Michael is also an award winning Fine Art photographer with
a particular focus on black & white imagery. His stock images are extensively licensed and published worldwide for both advertising and editorial usage.

Michael was classically trained at New England School of Photography (with a dual concentration in
Advertising Photography & Fine Art Black and White) and attended RIT.

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Michael Neelon
Michael Neelon Photography
Order a Virtual Tour –  508-563-9977
Boston Virtual Tours


Austin Texas Virtual Tour Provider Acquires T4 Status with RTV

RTV is pleased to announce our latest T4 certified professional photographer, George Ramirez from George Ramirez Photography. George comes to RTV as a Google Trusted Independent Photographer and has successfully photographed hundreds of local business virtual tours in the Austin, Texas area.

George says, “I’m a professional photographer with 15 years of experience and specialize in architecture, travel, product and environmental portraiture. Making beautiful images is my passion. I enjoy the process of working with clients to understand their goals. Small or large, each job is equal to me and, I approach each one with my enthusiasm, passion and experience for photography.”

Since coming to RTV, George has had the pleasure of photographing over 50 hotels and climbing.  He’s been a real trooper and is routinely on the road for RTV in attempts to help us make our monthly quotas.

A big thanks to George and his team for jumping into the RTV virtual tour family!

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George Ramirez Photography
Order a Virtual Tour -713-492-9404
Austin Texas Virtual Tours


Fargo Virtual Tour Company Acquires T4 Status with RTV

Simple Website Creations, LLC is RTV’s latest T4 qualified professional photography company. Owned and operated by Shawn and Paulette Hagen, Simple Website Creations provides a wide variety of professional photography services including hi-definition business and real estate photography and 360° panoramic photography in the Fargo, North Dakota and Detroit Lakes, Minnesota areas.

Shawn and his wife pride themselves on providing spectacular photography that captures any business or home in the best light.

They believe that perception is reality, so their sole goal is to enhance the perception of your home, business or property utilizing the most productive, effective, efficient and affordable photography and virtual tour software available.

With experience in taking hi-resolution photos of real estate properties, hotels, retails business and more, their dedicated team of photographers will make the whole process “simple” for you. Also, as an affiliate member of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Association of Realtors, their company will help you forge long term and lasting relationships with real estate agents in the Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota regions.

Besides being a premiere real estate and virtual tour photography company in the Midwest, Simple Website Creations, LLC also specializes in creating attractive and affordable websites and providing dependable website hosting services for small to mid-size business.

Shawn says, “We have a plethora of experience in creating unique and effective websites for realtors, construction companies, retail and many other business categories. Call us today because Simple is Better!”

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Shawn Hagan – Owner
Simple Website Creations

Fargo Virtual Tours
Order a Virtual Tour – 701-371-1724


Silver Springs MD Virtual Tour Provider Now T4 Status with RTV

A very big congrats goes out to Adam Lowe, owner and operator of Adam Lowe Photography for successfully completing RTV’s T4 professional photographer program. On a daily basis Adam provides portrait, architecture, commercial, wedding, and event photography in the Maryland, DC, and Virginia areas.  He has recently moved his virtual tour business over to the RTV virtual tour hosting platform and has already picked up several jobs from RTV’s national accounts.

Adam holds a bachelor of science in business and has been professionally trained in photography at the Washington School of Photography, where he currently teaches several classes. Additionally, Adam has achieved the prestigious recognition as a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) organization.

Adam works with numerous architects, builders, property managers, realtors, and interior designers to ensure that the photographs he produces for his clients represents their work and their properties in the best way possible. Adam is also a Google Trusted Photographer and can produce 360 degree virtual tours for your business, storefront, or restaurant.

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Adam Lowe Photography
Order a Virtual Tour – 240.389.2751
Silver Spring, MD Virtual Tours