How To Create A Virtual Tour Of Your Business

Image of Google Street View

What is Google Maps Business View?

If you have registered your business on Google to improve it’s visibility on the search results page (SERP), create awareness and establish an online presence, you would notice that an ability to “Add Virtual Tour” has been included on your Dashboard.

This feature is called the Google Maps Business View and it enables one to utilize Google Street View to have a 360° virtual tour of your establishment using Google maps. 

You Need A Photographer

In order to take advantage of this added feature and have a virtual business tour on Google Street View, you need to have a Google Street View Photographer in Las Vegas run a full scan of your business area, create a virtual tour of your premises, and make it accessible on Google.

Why Add a Google Virtual Tour?

Having a virtual tour of your business via Google Business page also functions as a marketing tool. As a matter of fact, businesses with search listings that are made available on Google Maps Business View are: 

  • Most likely to be perceived as reputable
  • More likely to be trusted compared to those without listing
  • More likely to appeal to have customers knocking at their doorsteps

It Generates Interest

In addition to the advantages and benefits, studies show that 41% of establishments with photos and a 360° virtual tour generate interests that result in an onsite visit. 

Add Street View

After Registering your Las Vegas Business on Google, you may go ahead and publish a 360° virtual tour of your business by adding a Street View or employ the services of a certified professional to capture and publish 360° photos with Google image quality standards and verify your business listing.

Do you want to give it a go?

Here Are The Steps On How To Create A Virtual Tour Of Your Business

    1
    Download the Google Street View App

  1. Download the Google Street View app from Google Play Store.

  2. 2
    Upload Image

    • Launch the Google Street View app
    • Click on the camera icon located at the bottom right corner
    • Choose the option that states, “Import 360 photos
  3. 3
    Select the Image for upload

    • On the next screen, select the ideal image or images that you intend to feature as part of the virtual tour for your business
    • Tap the upper right corner to select the option stating, “Move and connect photos
  4. 4
    Set the image or images to its proper position

    • You will then see all of the photos on a map
    • Make sure to position each node in its proper location
    • Tap on a line between the photos to connect the images.

    NOTE: Each of the images must be reoriented by sliding the equirectangular view, either to the left or right depending on its correct position. To place set the correct orientation of the compass, simply slide the compass indicator to the left or the right.

  5. 5
    Pin and Publish your Business Location

  6. To pin the location of your business in Google maps:

    • Move the red icon to the right location
    • Click on the option to “Publish to Google Maps
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