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We are extremely proud and happy to have been appointed Google Street View Trusted Photographers here in Ireland. This will complement our Aerial Photography and panorama business at droneservices

We can now provide you with the Google Inside 360 Virtual Reality Tour so your Customers can visit you online and see your business as if they walked in through your front door, but you decide what they see!

How does all this Work?

How do I get my business on Google?

Go to “Google My Business.” Almost every business will show up in an normal Google search, but usually not on the first page. However, there are ways to make your business move up the rankings higher and therefore make it much easier to market your business. If you have a brand new business, you need to go to www.business.google.com and click “get on Google”. Then go through the steps to register your business filling every box fully. A complete profile is important. You will receive a postcard at your business in about a week- do not lose this, you’ll need it to verify your business. If your business is not verified then it may not show up in searches.

Your Google Business Listing will have all your basic business information, and you can add some photos through the dashboard. Be sure to always use good quality photos.

Here are some tips to get your business ranked higher on Google?

  • Make sure your profile is complete on Google My Business
  • Get your customers to review your business on Google
  • Consider getting a Google Tour to let people “See inside” your business
  • Read what Google says about Ranking

Google Street View|Trusted takes it one step further by showing a photo package including 360 interactive panoramic views of the inside your business, plus professional quality still photos. So how do I get there?

Start here
As a Google certified Agency we sit down with you, the Customer, and agree the locations and number of Images required for the tour to showcase your full business.
We shoot the 360 spherical images at a time that suits you using a special 360 camera.
Within 5 days the images will be edited and uploaded for the customer to review and approve.
Once approved the customer will receive a copy of the full tour via download or a USB key, for use on their own website.
They will also be published to Google StreetView, listed on Google Business Listings and linked to their own business name.
There is only a one-off cost for this service with no recurring subscriptions or fees.
Prices start at a very reasonable price of just E200 for the basic package, and increase with the number of photospheres required.
We can do all Businesses, Hotels, Restaurants, Shops, Factories, Clubs, Pubs, B&B's, Farms, Undertakers, Swimming Pools, Heritage sites, inside and out, from the sky and the ground!! No job is too small, just give us a call!
We also do residential properties for real estate agents, and this can also include Aerial shots if required.

Please call 086 174 04 54 or email if you would like further information and a quotation for your premises!

Some examples of the 360 VR Tours are published here

And to answer a few of the typical questions that potential customers ask.....

What is a Trusted Photographer?

A Google Trusted Photographer is someone who has been certified by Google to provide Google Street View|Trusted tour services.  By passing a series of tests, they have shown Google that they have the correct equipment and the expertise necessary to produce effective virtual tours of small businesses. In addition all work has to pass rigid quality control tests required by Google to make sure the product meets their standard and yours. If there are any technical or quality issues, re-shoots are at no charge.

How much will it cost?

The business owner pays for the photo session. Google does not charge for placing the photos to work with their interface. The owner can use the photos and the tour on their website or other marketing material, and they own the photos.  Tours are as low as E200 for a minimum package and go up based on the number of panoramic views.  Please call or email for a more detailed quotation.

What do I need to do to prepare?

We will schedule the visit at your convenience. A photo session can take from 1 hour on up depending on the number of panos. We can shoot even when customers are present, because all faces and identifying features are blurred in the post production process. Restaurants ideally should have some prepared dishes to shoot for the feature photos. A once over to spruce up and remove clutter is recommended. Medical and Dental practices must have no people visible in the shots, for privacy.

How soon will be the photos be published?

Depending on the number of panoramic views, your tour will be up in about 5 days. Post production is required to link and assemble the panoramic views into a tour, and edit the photos.

How do I get them on my website?

We will provide you with the code you need and instructions to get the tours and photos up on your website.