Your own virtual tour on Google Maps!
Invite visitors from around the world to discover your business!
Whether you walk, take the bus or drive, chances are you've used Google Maps to help you find your way. Since its creation in 2005, the popularity of Google Maps has increased by leaps and bounds with over 200 million mobile users in 2011 alone. This traffic is steadily rising. More importantly, 80% of all Google queries are made through a smartphone and 74% of these queries are about local businesses.
What if there was a way to benefit from this large volume of local searches, and convert that web traffic into a physical visit by new customers into their business? The answer is simple. An optimized Google Maps that includes a Google virtual tour.
Every year, enterprises spend thousands, even millions of dollars in marketing to ensure they are found by potential customers all around the world, but also locally in their city, neighbourhood or community. The most popular means of doing that is, of course, through Google and Internet in general. Try it out and type the name of your business in Google. What do you see?
Now imagine that within these base elements appears your business virtual visit. This visual component is an efficient way to catch the eye of your potential customers, when they are looking for a company that offers the products and services that you have.
Google eases the customer experience when they use Google Maps. With only one click, they can now peek inside a business using either a desktop computer or a smartphone.
Do you know Google Street View, this Google Maps related service that allows you to virtually wander around any street in the world from your computer or smartphone? It's now possible to take a 360-degree virtual tour of your business inside the Google Street View platform. Initially launched on the market in 2011, this Google Photos for Business application is an integrated Google Maps technology that uses panoramic photos in High Definition allowing us to realize a 360-degree virtualization of the interior of your space. You can now visit a business as if you were physically there.
By offering a virtual tour of your business on Google, you open your doors to potential current and future prospects who are actively seeking your products and services on Google.
In a nutshell, Google Photos for Business will help you better position yourself on Google's search results, improve your local positioning on Google Maps, and view your photos and virtual tour on Google Maps.
Just as you cannot judge a book by its cover, you cannot always judge a business by its store front. Google Photos for Business is a great way to introduce your business to potential customers and stand out from the competition. Millions of people will have the chance to discover and get a glimpse of your business in the comfort of their home, and for free, wherever they are.
This is how your business will show up in search results.
Look what we did for the
Guy-Bélisle Municipal Library
Attract Web users directly with the image we’ll take of your business. These images will then be used to feed your Google My Business profile, your Google Maps file, your website, and your Facebook profile, as our customers already did.