FAQ

How can a Google Virtual Tour help my business?

When potential customers search your business on the Google search engine, they'll see published images directly on the results page. These panoramic images will also be published on Google Maps results pages, so your future customers can quickly get a sense of your business, geolocation, layout, and traffic of your products and your brands. You can also by using html snippets or Maps APIs applications, attach your images with links leading directly to your website and thus increase your traffic.

Why are businesses photographed and how can I see the pictures taken?

Google Certified Photographers take high quality HDR photos that will be assembled in a 360 degree panoramic view. Our Certified Photographers have successfully completed all stages of the training provided by Google to be able to produce very high quality panoramic images according to the standards set by Google. As a business owner you can also upload your own images to your local Google Maps profile. You will be able to view the images made by our Photographers directly on Google's search results page and on your Google Maps Local business profile.

Will there be visible people in the pictures?

We focus on the presentation of your stores/business, which is why we prefer to have as few people as possible on the images. During the shooting session, our photographers inform the people present (customers and employees) that they could appear on the images. In any case, the faces of those present would be blurred for reasons of privacy. As the owner of the business, it is your responsibility to inform your customers and employees about the virtual shoot on the agreed date.

Will the shooting session have an impact on the smooth running of my business operations?

We know that your priority lies in the day-to-day operation of your operations, which is why we strive with your cooperation to be as uncomfortable as possible. Our certified photographers will make sure to schedule a shooting schedule that best suits your operational requirements. Our shooting sessions do not require special equipment for the installation and lighting of your company, so you do not have to worry about the clutter or the unavailability of your commercial space. shots. We recommend you to inform your staff as well as your clientele present during our visit of the realization of your virtual visit to avoid having the image of people who would not wish to be present.

Which parts of my business will be visible?

The virtual tour of your business will mainly present surfaces accessible to the public. You can define with the photographer the parts you want to see or not to see during the session. The main objective of the Photographer will be to highlight the views of your business to a future clientele.

What should I do to get ready before the shooting session?

We invite you to clean your space and remove bulky objects such as cardboard boxes or other incongruous objects, bottles, cans, plastic bags or paper, coffee cups ... Keep in mind that our common goal is to show future consumers your business as if they were discovering it by visiting you physically.

How long does a photo shoot take?

In most cases a photo session takes place over a period of one hour, but this can vary depending on the surface to be covered. The exact duration of the session will be confirmed during the evaluation by one of our commercial or our photographers.

What does the Google Certified Photographer do that I can not do myself?

Google Certified Photographers are trained regularly to be able to shoot in sometimes difficult conditions such as cramped or poorly lit places. Google Certified Photographers are also eligible to use Fisheye lenses on swivel heads mounted on professionally equipped tripods to ensure optimal quality of the shots before uploading them to Google's integration platform to turn them into panoramic images. 360 degrees that will once assembled all make a smooth virtual tour of your business on the Google Maps platform.