Google Business View/Virtual Tour

HoosierBuff

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Hi,

Is it possible to load up a virtual tour that you did on your own to your google profile? Whenver I click on virtual tour it takes me to the business view landing page.

I actually have a tour shot by a certified photographer, I'm just not sure how to get it in there. . . .
 

Linda Buquet

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Hi HoosierBuff,

I'm curious how it works but isn't that part of what a Trusted Photographer does? Get the finished tour uploaded for you? I'd have them do it for you.

We have a couple members that are Trusted Photographers so hopefully they'll see this and weigh in.
 

Scott Rawlins

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I have not done one of these yet, but would sure love to know about how the entire process works.
 

Greg Schueler

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If you did the tour yourself (or with a non-Google Trusted Photographer) you can not upload it to your Google account. It has to go through their system and be formatted in a specific way (with specific equipment and their software).

You could though link to your version in your description inside your profile.
 

Linda Buquet

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Greg is right.

I guess I was confused by your post because 1st you said: "did on your own"

Then you said: "I actually have a tour shot by a certified photographer"

I assumed you meant a Google Trusted Photog and just used the wrong wording, but should have asked for clarification.

If indeed you didn't use a Google Trusted Photog then there is no way, like Greg said.
 

Lloyd Silver

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We just added business views to our service offering. The trusted photographer is the only person who can upload the view, and it's done in a very strict fashion. Google dictates every step of the process. If you had the shoot done by a trusted photographer they should be uploading it for you as part of the service.
 

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