The old saying “The only thing constant is change” applies to many things and the Google Street View | Trusted program is certainly one of them. The Google Street View | Trusted program was started in April of 2010, in an effort to bring local businesses more attention in search engine results and increase the high-quality content that is served up in search content. Since that time Google has continually redefined the program including who can become a trusted photographer, what the final product will look like, and how it can be viewed. With each new announcement, photographers and the businesses they serve, are left to interpret what the changes mean, and do they increase or decrease the value of the final virtual tour product.
RTV became a Google Trusted Agency in 2014 and added Google’s walkthrough style tours to the services we offer to businesses across the country. In a short year and a half, many virtual tour providers within the RTV network took the initiative to become T4 Certified, which enabled them to shoot Google style tours for RTV, as well as allowing them to sell Google tours in their local area. Hundreds of Google-style virtual tours have been completed for our national clients, in addition to the high-quality professional photography and interactive virtual tours that have been the mainstay of our Tour Track professional photography service for years.
On July 19th, 2016 at 7:00pm est, Shawn Roach and Jay Stringham will be hosting an informational Tour Track national photography service webinar, covering the most recent changes to the Google Street View | Trusted program and how RTV as a company will proceed with the program in the future. If you are a veteran Tour Track photographer, a recent newcomer, or an RTV photographer who is considering shooting Tour Track jobs this year, we encourage you to join us. You can register for this webinar through your Fusion dashboard. We look forward to seeing you there.
If you would like to order professional photography or a virtual tour please contact us for pricing and additional information. Our network of photographers spans across the US and Canada allowing us to deliver the high-quality imagery you need quickly and efficiently.
If you are a photographer who is interested in offering virtual tours as a part of your business, we encourage you to start a free no-obligation trial account today.
You’ve got your nodal point nailed and you’re wrapping up your neutral virtual tour photography shoots. All that’s required now is for you to dive in and start selling Google business view virtual tours to businesses in your area.
Please join us Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00 PM Eastern while we discuss how to sell and market Google virtual tour shoots to local businesses.
• Learn how to sell both Fusion virtual tours and Google shoots to a business.
• Explore the differences in pricing a Fusion tour VS a Google tour
• We will talk about differentiating yourself from others by offering Google photo shoots
• We will also discuss reseller opportunities that can come your way when you tee up a national account for RTV
Spring is here folks and we want you fully operational and ready to roll. There’s lots to learn with little time. Please make sure you mark your calendars and we will discuss what might be the most important item so far in our T4 series; how do you sell this stuff??
We’ll see you on the show RTV!
Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3144989548598329601
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