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RTV Announces New Talkshow – Through The Lens

Through the Lens – Portrait Photography 101

Attention RTV family and fans: The inaugural Through The Lens webinar hosted by Jay Stringham is finally here. This exciting opening episode will focus on portrait photography and will feature special guest Mike Drilling of Windborne Studios in Traverse City, MI.

Mike has a been a very successful portrait and commercial photographer in Northern Michigan for over 30 years.  This is a great opportunity to learn from a very experienced on location lighting expert. We believe photographers of all skill levels will benefit from his experience and encourage you all to attend this show. We will be discussing on location portraiture photography using off camera lighting.  This specialized portrait training is in anticipation of two new RTV Tour Track accounts that will require portrait photography.  One new account will require photos of flower bouquets and business owners, and the second account calls for photos of medical staff and doctors.

In preparation for these two new national Tour Track accounts, RTV has put together an inexpensive portrait light kit with a double sided, portable background. RTV will be drop shipping these light kits to our selected photographers prior to their photo shoots. Photographers that show expertise in using these kits will have the option to purchase them from RTV at a discounted rate and receive additional jobs from these accounts from their area.

Along with RTV, Mr. Drilling has thoroughly tested the kits.  During the show we will be offering insight as to how to properly light your subject to allow for the separation of the subject from the background for high quality portraits. We will also be discussing posing and making your subjects feel as comfortable as possible to get great natural looking portraits.

We believe the skills and experience gained from this show and these accounts will open new doors for RTV and our photographers. Whether you are looking to achieve T4 status at RTV or you’re just looking to add another specialized service to your offering, you will not want to miss this show. See you there RTV!

Register now in your TMS.  Look for our new “Through The Lens” Icon on the left side of your virtual tour manager.

Sincerely,

Team RTV

RTV, Inc
www.RealTourVision.com
Virtual Tour Software & Professional Photography Training
866-947-8687


RTV Announces New Talkshow – Through The Lens

Through the Lens – Portrait Photography 101

Attention RTV family and fans: The inaugural Through The Lens webinar hosted by Jay Stringham is finally here. This exciting opening episode will focus on portrait photography and will feature special guest Mike Drilling of Windborne Studios in Traverse City, MI.

Mike has a been a very successful portrait and commercial photographer in Northern Michigan for over 30 years.  This is a great opportunity to learn from a very experienced on location lighting expert. We believe photographers of all skill levels will benefit from his experience and encourage you all to attend this show. We will be discussing on location portraiture photography using off camera lighting.  This specialized portrait training is in anticipation of two new RTV Tour Track accounts that will require portrait photography.  One new account will require photos of flower bouquets and business owners, and the second account calls for photos of medical staff and doctors.

In preparation for these two new national Tour Track accounts, RTV has put together an inexpensive portrait light kit with a double sided, portable background. RTV will be drop shipping these light kits to our selected photographers prior to their photo shoots. Photographers that show expertise in using these kits will have the option to purchase them from RTV at a discounted rate and receive additional jobs from these accounts from their area.

Along with RTV, Mr. Drilling has thoroughly tested the kits.  During the show we will be offering insight as to how to properly light your subject to allow for the separation of the subject from the background for high quality portraits. We will also be discussing posing and making your subjects feel as comfortable as possible to get great natural looking portraits.

We believe the skills and experience gained from this show and these accounts will open new doors for RTV and our photographers. Whether you are looking to achieve T4 status at RTV or you’re just looking to add another specialized service to your offering, you will not want to miss this show. See you there RTV!

Register now in your TMS.  Look for our new “Through The Lens” Icon on the left side of your virtual tour manager.

Sincerely,

Team RTV

RTV, Inc
www.RealTourVision.com
Virtual Tour Software & Professional Photography Training
866-947-8687


Virtual Tours for Hospitals

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Just about every business or service provider can benefit from high quality professional photography and a virtual tour of their facilities. This includes hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, and other health service organizations. Whether you’re a health care service provider interested in the benefits of a virtual tour, or a virtual tour provider looking to offer your services to hospitals, these tips will help you create successful virtual tours.

Why Professional Hospital Photography?
A great virtual tour provides an interactive look at the environment of your hospital or health care facility. You can use virtual tours to help patients feel more comfortable and secure with their surroundings before they arrive at your facility, or to introduce your programs and services to potential new patients.

Health care provider virtual tours are also a wonderful way to help new staff familiarize themselves with your facility, especially for large or complex hospital buildings and grounds. Virtual tours allow incoming staff to tour the grounds at their own pace and gain a better understanding of the layout and the vital areas of the hospital.

In addition to hospitals, virtual tours can benefit:
•    Private practices
•    Health care clinics
•    Dentists and dental care facilities
•    Mental health professionals
•    Children’s hospitals and health care centers
•    Universities and teaching hospitals

What to include in your hospital virtual tour
The purpose of a virtual tour is to help your patients or staff become familiar and comfortable with your facility. It’s a good idea to include patient rooms on your virtual tour, including both private and semi-private rooms as well as standard ward rooms. If you have different room types, such as adult rooms, children’s rooms, consulting rooms, and ICU rooms, you should show at least one of each type.

The lobbies, waiting areas, and play areas of your hospital or health care facility should also be included in your virtual tour. If you have a large facility with a dining room or cafeteria, this can also be shown. You may also want to show examples of your corridors, elevators, reception areas, and operating theaters (for the benefit of surgical patients and new doctors).

If you have any questions about hospital virtual tours, or would like to engage a virtual tour service provider for your health care facility, please feel free to contact RTV at any time. We look forward to helping you create stunning virtual tours that will put your patients and new staff at ease.

RTV, Inc
www.RealTourVision.com
866-947-8687
Virtual Tour Software & Professional Hospital Photography


Virtual Tours for Hospitals

http://fusion.realtourvision.com/48181

Just about every business or service provider can benefit from high quality professional photography and a virtual tour of their facilities. This includes hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, and other health service organizations. Whether you’re a health care service provider interested in the benefits of a virtual tour, or a virtual tour provider looking to offer your services to hospitals, these tips will help you create successful virtual tours.

Why Professional Hospital Photography?
A great virtual tour provides an interactive look at the environment of your hospital or health care facility. You can use virtual tours to help patients feel more comfortable and secure with their surroundings before they arrive at your facility, or to introduce your programs and services to potential new patients.

Health care provider virtual tours are also a wonderful way to help new staff familiarize themselves with your facility, especially for large or complex hospital buildings and grounds. Virtual tours allow incoming staff to tour the grounds at their own pace and gain a better understanding of the layout and the vital areas of the hospital.

In addition to hospitals, virtual tours can benefit:
•    Private practices
•    Health care clinics
•    Dentists and dental care facilities
•    Mental health professionals
•    Children’s hospitals and health care centers
•    Universities and teaching hospitals

What to include in your hospital virtual tour
The purpose of a virtual tour is to help your patients or staff become familiar and comfortable with your facility. It’s a good idea to include patient rooms on your virtual tour, including both private and semi-private rooms as well as standard ward rooms. If you have different room types, such as adult rooms, children’s rooms, consulting rooms, and ICU rooms, you should show at least one of each type.

The lobbies, waiting areas, and play areas of your hospital or health care facility should also be included in your virtual tour. If you have a large facility with a dining room or cafeteria, this can also be shown. You may also want to show examples of your corridors, elevators, reception areas, and operating theaters (for the benefit of surgical patients and new doctors).

If you have any questions about hospital virtual tours, or would like to engage a virtual tour service provider for your health care facility, please feel free to contact RTV at any time. We look forward to helping you create stunning virtual tours that will put your patients and new staff at ease.

RTV, Inc
www.RealTourVision.com
866-947-8687
Virtual Tour Software & Professional Hospital Photography


SEO Time For Virtual Tour Providers

Hello to all of our RTV fans and friends out there. Did you know there are over 40,000 Google searches per second happening on the Internet right now? GO GOOGLE!! Quite a few of these constant internet searches could be directly related to your virtual tour photography service or professional photography company.

The problem is that your virtual tour company website might not show up high enough in the results to get any of that traffic.  We’re here to help!  If you have not taken a little time in the last month to perform a little search engine optimization strategy, you could be missing out.  Each of you can greatly increase your chances of being found by spending just a little time each month writing a blog or news release about your business and posting it to your site and here at the RTV blog. Getting your website higher in the search results is quite easy to do and if you watch our SEO shows found in www.rockpointemarketing.com and spend just a bit of time at it you’ll be on that first page or even at the very top in no time at all!  

You say,”I’m already in front of all of the most important real estate professionals in town. They already know about me.”

We say, “You’re still missing out on a huge opportunity in other verticals, business owners, and home sellers that may not yet know about you.”

Being found at the top in Google search results makes other businesses money every day and it can do the same thing for you too! By reaching people that are actively seeking professional photography or virtual tour services, you give them a direct route to the end goal: Your virtual tour business.

This means more website traffic increased phone calls, and additional form submissions, which all lead to more revenue for your virtual tour company. Unlike traditional forms of advertising, appearing high in Google’s search results offers a high return on investment or ROI and reaches people already looking for your products or services.

Want to learn more about SEO for your virtual tour company and professional photography business?
RTV will be kicking off several new webinars in the near future that will help you with just that and lots more!

We have recently recruited Jason Stringham (Jay), as RTV’s Internet Marketing Coordinator. Jay comes to RTV as a professional photographer and a Social Media Expert. He will be the new host of our popular webinar series “Social Realty” and will also be hosting a brand new webinar series we’re calling “Through The Lens”.   Jay’s skill sets make him a perfect candidate for these shows, and we could not be happier to have him here on the team.

Those of you going through RTV’s new T4 program will be getting a free SEO consultation session with Jay as we relaunch our popular Local Market Landing Page program that began in 2011. Those of you that would like to brush up on your SEO are encouraged to revisit the several SEO shows that we have back in our webinar archive in your marketing center and please do keep your eyes out for up next up and coming shows. 

In the meantime if you’ve already watched all of our past SEO and Social Realty shows be sure to send in a blog to Info@RealTourVision.com and we’ll drop you a backlink. See you on top RTV!

Sincerely,

Jason LaVanture

RTV, Inc
www.RealTourVision.com
Virtual Tour Software & Professional Photography Training
866-947-8687