Frequenty Asked Questions

Do I need to close my business during the shoot for my 360 tour?

Not at all. However, we do suggest that the shoot is alone during a  quieter period of the day.

The software will blur out all faces and registration numbers to ensure complete discretion.

How long will my 360 virtual tour shoot take?

This will depend on the size of your business premises. We generally Say that a small business will take a minimum of 15-20 minutes to capture in all its glory.

Can I choose what areas of my business are captured?

Your virtual tour will only include areas that  you would like to showcase. You will have complete control over what is shown and which are not shown, or are blurred using
Google technology. This is one of the reasons we ask that you are present before and during the shoot, to highlight no-go zones to your Support Direct (India) Pvt.Ltd.photographer.

Are there any additional future costs?

None. Unless, of course, you opt for one of our other incredible services!

What about security?

The Virtual Tour will only encompass areas that you would like to showcase.

You will have complete control of what is shown and which areas are not shown blurred by
Google technology.

Can Google use the photos of my business in other applications besides Google Maps, Google Place pages and Google+ pages?

Google may use the images in other products and services in new ways that will make your business information more useful and accessible to users.

Can I have a repeat 360 virtual tour?

Of  course you can. If  you refurbish your business or have seasonal décor you can re-do the shoot at any point and we’d be more than happy to pay you another visit. Just contact our team to discuss your options.

Why do I have to verify my Google business listing?

if you don’t verify your Google listing, it could disappear at any time, or it could be overwritten based on information that is automatically pulled from the internet. Verification is a key step in securing and controlling information about your business. The good news is we can help you with this-and so much more!

Why Use Virtual tours over standard flat images?

Virtual tours provide detailed visual information to your potential customers beyond merely Text and one or two still photos. (A photograph is worth 1,000 words, a virtual tour is worth 1,000 photographs). It opens your location or service to the online public in a detailed and fast-loading virtual reality environment, allowing you to showcase key features of your location or service. People enjoy taking virtual tours; it gives them the confidence to make a decision online or by telephone. Moreover, virtual tours can be persuasive decider between you and your competitors. It helps you keep up with and beat the competition will a fully interactive web experience.

How can virtual tours increase business revenue?

More visits to your website can lead to increased customers and more frequent returns. Moreover, virtual tours are proven to generate sales faster.