Over 94% of all web searches in the UK were made on Google platforms last year, this makes it imperative that your business not only has a presence on Google, but takes full advantage of every opportunity to stand out from the crowd and attract the attention of as many of these potential customers as possible.
Listing your business on Google is vital in today's market and now with the help of BusinessView360 you can also have your very own 360° virtual tour hosted on Google Street View and displayed alongside your business listing in search results. This engaging method of advertising can help improve your search rankings and give you the added edge over your competitors, allowing potential customers to fully experience all the facilities your business has to offer before paying you a visit.
Our priced packages start from as little as $245 (including GST/HST where applicable) which includes everything you need to get your 360° virtual tour photographed and hosted on Google. If you require a larger order of more than 20 panorama locations please request a free quote for our latest pricing.
All hosting is provided by Google so there are no on-going fees to keep your tour online. The price you see is the only price you ever have to pay, making the service incredibly cost effective compared to most other forms of advertising.
We offer a 20% discount for joint-bookings on all of our priced packages, whether you have a chain of businesses to photograph or another local business you know would also like to have a tour created on the same day.
Please see our Pricing page for more details.
All the packages we offer contain everything you need to get your 360° virtual tour photographed and hosted on Google. We handle everything for you, from photographing the tour at your business location, to post-processing and stitching the images, mapping out the tour on Google Street View and assigning the finished product to your Google business listing. We will even create your Google business listing for you if you do not have one already.
The length of the photo shoot of course depends on how many photographs need to be taken, but for the Micro and Small Business packages this can usually be completed in less than one hour. It is not a problem if you need more time than this to discuss how to best create the layout of your tour with our photographer, we will do our utmost to accommodate your needs every step along the way.
Once the photo shoot is completed your virtual tour will usually be up and running on Google Street View and linked to your business listing within 10 working days.
In most cases we would suggest booking a photo shoot to take place after you have closed for the day, giving yourself or your staff enough time to clear up and make the areas to be photographed look as presentable as possible before we arrive.
Creating 360° virtual tours requires very specialised equipment which many photographers won't have access to. However, even with the correct equipment Google only permit a select number of certified companies to access the tools required to publish business interiors on Google Street View.
BusinessView360 is a fully certified Google Street View Trusted organisation and we only use Google's recommended equipment to photograph your virtual tour.
Google requires you to have a business listing configured before being able to publish your virtual tour on Google Street View. However, if you don't already have this set up we can create the business listing for you at no additional cost.
Yes, Google provides the functionality to be able to embed your full 360° virtual tour on other websites, including your Facebook page.