WHAT Is A
Google Street View Tours display 360° panorama images stitched together to present a virtual tour of a business, home or other location that can be searched using Google Maps. The tours are linked to Google search results and show views from the street to the inside of locations.
What happens when you show potential customers more of your business?
Immediately they are more comfortable. They establish whether you have the types of things they’re looking for. By the time they visit, they are already convinced that they’ve come to the right place.
A prospect viewing a businesses with photos and a Google virtual tour is twice as likely to visit.
Try it yourself, explore this virtual tour of Valley Axe in Sarnia, Ontario!
WHY DO I NEED A GOOGLE STREET VIEW™ VIRTUAL TOUR FOR MY BUSINESS?
Over a billion people use Google each and every day. To decide where to eat, where to shop, where to play, and where to stay. Now, when they search for you — what you sell, the food you serve, or the services you provide. They’ll see an interactive virtual tour of YOUR business on Google Maps & search. Setting you apart from the competition, building confidence, and engaging them at the exact moment they’re looking for a place to go!
You can also post your Google virtual tour to your website and Facebook. Tweet it. Send it as a link in an email. Potential clients can view it on any computer, smartphone or tablet. So it will always be bringing you new business. You get this incredible marketing tool, for only a one-time cost that helps cover the cost of the photographer. We take care of everything — photography, moderating and publishing your virtual tour to Google. High-quality imagery helps communicate the message that you’re the quality option.
People under 35 years old expect businesses to offer virtual tours. If you don’t offer a virtual tour, while your competition does, they are much more likely to visit the competition. Prospects across all age groups are twice as likely to visit a business after viewing their virtual tour.
GOOGLE IS NO 1
FOR LOCAL SEARCH
When searching for restaurants and hotels online
62% of people use Google.
TWO OUT OF THREE PEOPLE
WANT MORE VIRTUAL TOURS
Among people surveyed, 67% want more business listings to have virtual tours. Of the remainder, 26% were indifferent, and 7% stated that more virtual tours were unnecessary.
VIRTUAL TOURS HELP DOUBLE INTEREST IN BUSINESS LISTINGS
Those who view a listing with a virtual tour are twice as likely to be interested in booking a reservation there And among 18-34 year-olds in particular, prospects are 130% more likely to book based on a tour
Click on a tour to view:
No Google listing or not sure where to start?
If you don’t already have a Google listing or Google My Business account or are simply not sure where to start, we can help. We are ‘Google My Business’ specialists here to help and make sure you are getting the most out of your Google listings.
Choosing the right restaurant, cafe or hotel is often tough. Build trust with a high-quality virtual tour that lets people experience your location before they arrive. These immersive, virtual experiences inspire greater confidence among prospective guests and patrons. A trusted professional for hire can help you more easily create and publish your virtual tour.