TURN ONLINE VISITORS INTO PAYInG CLIENTS
What is a 3D Virtual Tour?:
A 3D virtual tour allows potential clients to "visit" your business virtually. Customers will be able to move from room to room through high definition photography, creating the experience of visiting your space remotely.
Why Provide a 3D Tour?:
Most people will conduct a local internet search for what they’re looking for before going to the store/space and making a local purchase, choosing their top choice from the variety of options that may pop up. - A virtual tour will make you stand out from the competition!
Link your 3D tour to google listings, website, social media, it improves your SEO (don’t know what SEO is, click here), etc., so customers would be inclined to visit your space and give a leg up to businesses who do have it as this is relatively new in our area.
Avondale Kitchens, Woodstock
"When we decided to use Ashley Marie Creative studios to compile a 3D virtual tour, we knew it would set us ahead in our local industry. Ashley is extremely professional and fantastic at what she does. We would recommend her to every one. There have been more benefits than we could have guessed! Our favourite aspects of the tour are:
1. Pre-selling. Customers who may not have made the initial trip to our showroom are now enticed by seeing what we have to offer after initial designs are done in their house. When they see the virtual tour they are very likely to book an appointment to visit us in person.
2. Showroom face time decrease: When customers who have already toured our showroom via the 3D tour arrive for their selection appointments, the time they need to spend in the showroom is significantly decreased. They arrive with knowledge of products and layout, which was a surprising benefit to including a 3D tour!
3. Virtual Selections: With some customers not comfortable travelling or meeting with us in public, the 3D tour is the perfect companion to the digital selection process.
4. Reduction in anxiety for potential customers: Potential customers who are not yet comfortable with our brand feel a closer connection when they are able to browse through the entirety of the showroom on their own before arriving.
We can't recommend this enough, and we are sure that most businesses will recoup their investment in no time.
Thank you Ashley!"
KAREN LAWRENCE / SHOWROOM MANAGER / AVONDALE KITCHENS
Sangster's Health Centre, Woodstock
ADD TO YOUR CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS:
Add a link of your virtual tour to your email signature or newsletter, e-receipts or any other way you communicate with clients and potential clients to maximize exposure of your business.
Create free and boosted posts of your virtual tour on social media to increase awareness and drive curious minds in your direction.
HOST A CONTEST (HIDE + SEEK):
Use your virtual tour for a hide and seek contest to increase social media followings. During the tour shoot, strategically place an object/number/word in your space, have your followers search through the tour to find specific items. This will ensure your followers are actively engaging in your tour.
Consider an e-mail campaign. Once your tour is complete, it is a great chance to send an email update to all of your followers to welcome them to a new virtual experience within your business! The perfect way to touch base and bring your business to the forefront of current and potential clients' minds.
1000 sq ft or less: $400 + 10% of sq ft
1001-5000 sq ft: $1000 + 10% of sq ft
5001-10,000 sq ft: $1500 + 10% of sq ft
10,001-50,000 sq ft: $2000 + 10% of sq ft
50,001-100,000 sq ft: $3000 + 10% of sq ft
1 -CONTACT: Email Ashley with the approx sq. Footage of your space and best days/times that work best for your space to be fully prepped and vacant for the tour to be done.
2 - BOOK DATE + PAY DEPOSIT
3 - DAY OF SHOOT + FINAL PAYMENT: A walk through of the property to plan the best path to take through the space and check all the details at the same time. Then Ashley will work her magic and work through the space. Final payment is due on/or before the day of the shoot.
4 - PUTTING THE TOUR TOGETHER: Ashley will work her magic to make sure everything is lined up, exposures and editing is on point and that the scans match up. From there, the files are sent to the iGuide team to put it all together. This process can take a week.
5 - DELIVERY: Once the file comes back, and is inspected by Ashley, you will have your file delivered to you and added to Google Maps. You’ll be able to add your file to your website, social media or anywhere you can imagine!
• Clean all areas for the tour
• Face/stock any store fronts
• Remove/Hide clutter
• Clean Mirrors/Windows
• Make sure all lightbulbs work
DO I GET TO KEEP MY TOUR?
Yes, when your file has been delivered it is yours to use wherever you please!
HOW MUCH TIME WILL A TOUR TAKE TO PHOTOGRAPH?
This will depend on the square footage we are shooting.
WHAT IF MY STORE/SPACE CHANGES SEASONALLY?
Though your exact stock may change frequently, the general idea of the online tour will peak your potential clients curiosity and keep you in the forefront of their minds, when they are able to visit you in person. If you would prefer, we can set up a second visit to re-shoot key spaces that will change for the season (i.e. In November, do a series of shots showcasing your holiday decor).
WHAT IS SEO?
SEO stands for search engine optimization, which is the process of optimizing your website to get organic, or un-paid, traffic from search engine results pages.
WHY IS SEO INCREASE IMPORTANT?
People trust search engines. When you achieve a top spot in search engine rankings searchers believe and trust that your site is a credible source. The higher you rank in results pages, the more clicks and traffic your site will generate.
BENEFITS TO STRONGER SEO:
1 - SEO encourages local potential clients to visit the physical Store/Shop/Location after the search
Most people will conduct a local internet search for what they’re looking for before going to the store/space and making a local purchase, choosing their top choice from the variety of options that may pop up.
2 - SEO Results to Higher Conversion Rate
If your site ranks well on search engine websites, this will guarantee you high conversion rates.
3 - SEO Builds Brand Credibility
Ranking first, second or third gives the impression you’re one of the top in your industry and that you are popular because many others have researched you too.
4 - SEO Helps Establish Brand Awareness
Brand Awareness is the extent your target market recognizes your brand. SEO ensures that your product is easily found by search engine sites through regular and organic search which establishes your brand’s awareness even further.
5 - SEO Can Be a Long-Term Marketing Strategy
SEO is a long-term marketing strategy - It takes time for you to reach those top ranks, and pulling you down the list also takes time. It is six months is the minimum duration for a website to maintain optimal ranking.
6 - SEO Increases Your Followers on Social Media
By the time you land on the first page of search engine sites, more and more people will know about your brand. As searchers visit your website, they are more likely to click on your social media icons and eventually follow you.