Google Maps Business View
Who, What, Where, How?
How can this help my business?
When potential customers search for your business by name on Google, they will see the images displayed directly on the search results page. These panoramic images will also be published on Google+ Local pages, Google Maps and other Google services and give customers a better sense of the layout, decor and beauty of your business interior. You can also link to these images from your own business website, attracting potential customers who visit your website too.
Are you employed by Google or the business?
Google Trusted Photographers are independent contractors that are not employed by Google. Google has certified them because they have been trained by Google, met Google’s high standards of quality for taking the feature pictures and panoramic pictures, uploading them, moderating them and publishing them.
I am contracted to the business who I am shooting, you are my client, and it is my intention to deliver you the highest quality service possible.
I bring over 12 years of professional commercial photography skills having worked in a variety of photographic fields, from shooting the biggest bands in stadiums, to food photography for newspapers and magazines as well as a huge variety of news and documentary photography.
How long does a photoshoot take?
Depending on the size of the business, expect it to take no more than 1 hour for the shoot. l will always coordinate a meeting before the shoot date to chat about the various options and how you may want to arrange your business on the day.
I'm concerned about privacy. What about things I don't want photographed?
Photo shoots will exclude any areas of your businesses which you would not like to feature. All panoramic imagery will be processed by our state-of-the-art blurring technology to blur out faces of any employees or customers who appear in the imagery. At any time you may request additional blurring or takedown of entire images through our Report a Problem link at either the bottom of the pano image, or within your Google+ Local page.