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Virtual Tour Checklist - A Story by Mike Vega - 02/12/11 03:42 PM
So I get hired by a young couple with a baby to shoot a virtual tour for them. They're looking to move out of state, back home to be closer to their family. They both work so, they tell me that it's ok to go ahead and shoot while they're not there and explain where to find the key. So, I get there and enter the home.....OH MY GOODNESS WHAT A MESS!! Baby clutter everywhere!! Toys, stroller, baby chair, etc. Then, up on the counters and tables, there was enough paper work and receipts to bring the Pentagon to it's knees. (2 comments)
The Pitch by RTV Helped me get things going! - 02/12/11 03:41 PM
Last night's Alan's virtual tour presentation was very educative, fun and enjoyable. I couldn't connect to the Webinar because of security issue with my laptop for the first 20min or so. I 'm glad I can go back, download and watch again. Thank you so much RTV team for setting up the new online virtual tour software and a very easy to use online Tour Management System for their individual business owners like me. 'How little I know' was my feeling after watching his show, as far the newer technology and all the gadgets that are around to day. Things are (0 comments)
Firefox VS Chrome - 02/12/11 03:39 PM
This a Pismo Beach virtual tour provider, being as efficient as possible is at the top of my list. I recently tried the new Google browser, Chrome. I have been an avid Firefox user with no problems in the past, so 'Why fix it if it ain't broken?' Well, Firefox didn't break, but I was having problems with loading several pages I use often, including my own website. In a bind, I went with my brother's suggestion to give Chrome a try. I wasn't dazzled, but I wasn't let down either. If you have an internet presence (like a website or (2 comments)
New Virtual Tour Dealer Sites!! - 02/12/11 03:37 PM
Can we get a drum roll going? We are ready to roll out the new Dealer Site 2.0 Upgrade! We've tweaked and honed the system in order to offer it to new and existing virtual tours dealers at the same time! For existing Dealer Site customers, you have the option to keep your current site just the way it is, or take the FREE upgrade. The upgrade will not happen automatically. If you want this upgrade now, just drop an email to dealersite((AT))realtourvision.com and say, "I want the upgrade on my site!" With the brand new Content Management System that comes (0 comments)
New RTV Marketing Fact Sheet - 02/12/11 03:36 PM
Attention RTV virtual tour providers!! Being able to provide hard hitting facts that are relevant to the virtual tour and real estate industry is not only very important to your success but also POWERFUL in making a case for your pitch. The National Association of Realtors profile of Home Buyers and Sellers for 2010 is out and the data proves that, now more than ever, the technology we offer as digital property marketers is becoming increasingly important and extremely effective in the home selling process. This month RTV has created for you a few beautiful flyers and postcards that highlight a (0 comments)
Meet the RTV Virtual Tour Software Team - 02/12/11 03:34 PM
Jason LaVanture VP/ Founder Meet Jason LaVanture! Jason finished school in 1999 with a business degree, a private pilot’s license, and a burning desire to make a difference in the world. He saw the need for a greener home shopping experience, as well as digital marketing partners for real estate agents, so Jason began developing the RTV virtual tour software system. Several months into his endeavor he met Doug Knorr, owner of Knorr Marketing, a Traverse City ad agency and web development company. Present day, Jason is the Vice President of RTV, Inc which maintains the largest network of independent virtual (0 comments)
Bay Area Providers Lands a Whale! - 02/12/11 03:32 PM
Dear RTV, Thank you SO MUCH for all of the leads and Tour Track orders last year. This has been a very good time for me so far and I've been able to take the reigns on my fast growing Bay Area photography business. I wanted to write you today and let you know that the guy you set me up with in December last year for 15 virtual tours just sent me an email today offering to give me all 80 of his rental properties! As you know this just became a very HUGE account and worth thousands in virtual (0 comments)
Learn How to Write PERFECT Press Releases! - 02/12/11 03:22 PM
So you’ve started up your property marketing firm, you’ve got business cards printed up, you customized marketing pieces, established your pricing, launched your virtual tour website, and you even put that beautiful logo on your vehicle. Now what? I'll tell you what...it’s time to make some noise about your personal brand and what makes your service offering attractive to your customer base, unique, and in demand. Making noise about your virtual tour company is a great way to create exciting content to blog about and also let people know that you’re a legitimate company. During my first year as a TC (0 comments)
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