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How to get on the We Get Around Network Map? DanSmigrod 3 9 hoursDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, FYI ... ✓ Find a Matterport Pro Map: Easier and Faster Dan
How to Save 10% for Life on WGAN Membership DanSmigrod 6 1 dayDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Another example of a WGAN Member embedded the map in there website: enviroscan3D – enviroscan3D Network Map Best, Dan
One Order: Offer Matterport for Many Markets DanSmigrod 3 15 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Plus, we announced this today (Friday, 1 December 2017) ... ✓ How to Save 10 Percent for Life on Your We Get Around Network Basic, Standard or Premium Membership When you embed the [YOUR COMPANY NAME] Network Map on Your Website ✓ save ten (10) percent for life on your WGAN Basic, Standard or Premium Membership (starting with your next monthly Membership charge to your credit card); and ... ✓ receive one extra location...
Make Money: Refer Leads to Matterport Pros DanSmigrod 4 15 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Plus, we announced this today (Friday, 1 December 2017) ... ✓ How to Save 10 Percent for Life on Your We Get Around Network Basic, Standard or Premium Membership When you embed the [YOUR COMPANY NAME] Network Map on Your Website ✓ save ten (10) percent for life on your WGAN Basic, Standard or Premium Membership (starting with your next monthly Membership charge to your credit card); and ... ✓ receive one extra location...
Matterport versus Google Street View DanSmigrod 2 3 hoursMetroplex360 (6346): Matterport is the BEST way to show an interactive tour on a client's website, while Google Street View tours are a great way to enhance a client's Google Maps and Google Local listings. Matterport technology has always been years ahead of Google and other tour providers. The key differentiator has been combining a true 3D space with traditional panoramas. As placement takes place in a fully computed 3D world, Matterport is able to simulate...
WGAN-TV>bldr Platform for Real Estate Agents DanSmigrod 9 1 dayKoaWare (100): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/47e7edcc34f227a604884387e7c7f518.png https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/5cda754b9289b61108c897a1987bed97.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/427f2bb574196d16b1716a82d563251f.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/52bf39091aa56126ea79a300c8e7d7d7.png Check out our new website here!
How to Amp Up Your Social Media Marketing DanSmigrod 8 1 dayDanSmigrod (13093): @GeorgeK Likely something helpful to you for promoting your videos, YouTube Channel, Facebook Group, etc. Happy holidays, Dan
Free! Video to Offer MP & Google Street View DanSmigrod 2 1 dayArtisticConcepts (445): Hey everyone! I tested this out at a sub shop just a few hours ago and their faces lit up. I told them “you know how google street view stops at the door? I can make it possible for the people looking up your place to be able to walk right in!” Then I showed them MB15 and their response was “You can actually do that?!?!? Inside?!?” These Are going to be POWERFUL!!! They make it possible to Show AND Tell potential clients about our...
Matterport + Headshots Promotional bundle? Wonderdawg 1 2 daysWonderdawg (160): Anyone ever done a promotional bundle with headshots included to drive adoption of Matterport usage? I’m somewhat hesitant as headshots can be consuming time wise unless they are very specific. 2 looks, 1 group final edit.
ThreeSixty Tours Example by @Bycha Buxton DanSmigrod 10 3 daysrpetersn (1516): Not sure exactly, but they do have this page: https://www.omnivirt.com/account/subscription/ You might reach out to them directly to see if there are any other options. Hope that helps!
Buy $1,000 Gift Card before/receive $100 off DanSmigrod 1 3 daysDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/fe11eb524f90197b704986ee0b460bc7.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/30abb8be70ae08c3290f015e8d49dfc4.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/35508c76a668d777d49318f91b9b1242.png Hi All, A Member of the WGAN Forum sent me this Gift Card offer. Thought you might find it interesting/helpful if you are looking for an idea to generate cash before the end of the year (2017). Are you doing...
Price Increase Does NOT Affect Existing ... DanSmigrod 6 4 daysDanSmigrod (13093): We Get Around Network Basic, Standard and Premium Members as of 31 December 2017 ... Good news ... Your monthly pricing will be grandfathered in at the 2017 Membership rates. Best, Dan
Email Marketing Example from Matterport Pro DanSmigrod 1 5 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Are you using email marketing as part of your business development strategy? I frequently receive special offers via email from this (below) Matterport Pro. Your thoughts? Got an example to share? Please post here too. Happy holidays, Dan -- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/9c89e29fe071306b2e82ed44aec493b4.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/ed83b656594e69f5a9bacb8c9eab7944.png...
Video of the Week: 3D Interspace Solutions DanSmigrod 2 9 days3dinterspace (10): Thanks for the plug Dan! We thoroughly enjoy flying drones through million dollar homes.
Car Dealership Showcase w/Car Interior Views iTours360VR 6 10 daysiTours360VR (43): @GETMYVR Thank you for sharing your second scan job of the Lotus Dealership. I think it looks great so far, and the inside views will make it even better! I also like how you and others have used shots at different camera heights to capture and showcase some of the nicer viewing angles and perspectives of the vehicles. Good luck with the inside additions and please keep us posted on the completion of the showroom.
Matterport Biz Dev with Foreclosures DanSmigrod 1 10 daysDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/ddcb1fea443e5b02adf3c4d72da2b675.png Screen Grab of Full-Screen We Get Around Network Find a Matterport Pro Map --- Hi All, Are you prospecting – or already shooting foreclosures – for Matterport 3D Tour opportunities? A WGAN Forum Member reached out to source Matterport Pros for 18 foreclosures in the United States. The Pro makes the difference between what the Pro charges the client...
Matterport to exhibit at NYY Travel Show? DanSmigrod 6 11 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Like he said! Dan
Official MP & Custom Sign Riders! ArtisticConcepts 7 12 daysArtisticConcepts (445): @coulee360, great question! The standard signs we are shipping now are printed directly onto 3mil coroplast and are 6” high by 24” long. They come with 4 1/4” eyelets and rounded corners. They were designed to be as versatile as possible. When we roll out the new custom signs in January, we are also going to offer the option for regular square corners as well as the option to purchase with top only, bottom only, or no eyelets for clients...
Matterport 3D Showcase behind a paywall? tocha 5 12 daysMetroplex360 (6346): Just embed it on a page that is behind a paywall. Turn off social sharing. I would imagine that the type of person who would pay to see the tour in the first place is unlikely to share the link.
Blue-Sketch Clients: Potential MP Leads DanSmigrod 1 12 daysDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/eb6752eb2bf0225e059321bd74ed831c.png Screen Grab of the Blue-Sketch Network Map --- Hi All, If you are a Blue-Sketch client - and a We Get Around Network Basic, Standard or Premium Member - you may get leads for Matterport 3D Tours from Blue-Sketch. Blue-Sketch has embedded the Blue-Sketch Network Map - powered by the We Get Around Network - on the Blue-Sketch website. The white-label...
Video will make up 75% of Mobile Traffic 5yr DanSmigrod 4 12 daysArtisticConcepts (445): MediaBumpers Interactive is the perfect tool for this. A 15second video “bait” that automatically lands them on the “hook” (the 3D Space, Matterport or any similar 3D Space) without having to leave the player.... And it Collects Warm Leads... And it Is Designed for Social Media... And it’s available for FREE... Wait! What?!? Yup! Best of all, Basic, Standard, and Premium Members of the We Get Around Network get FREE** use...
Marketing Video of the Week: Invelop DanSmigrod 4 13 daysTim (355): https://youtu.be/xTPw52gX-Zk
Marketing Video of the Week: environscan3D DanSmigrod 1 15 daysDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/0dea18c04029ab75f5dc63601b5eee6c.png https://youtu.be/-YGVQV-TcDU Video: ERS Premier Ad Launch featuring San Francisco-based environscan3D @DougTse Hi All, To help inspire you to succeed faster, each week I post a great marketing videos by a We Get Around Network Member. This video (above) features environscan3D in San Francisco | @DougTse What do you like about this...
Marterport Google street view page? Lukmoorkens 8 16 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Ha! After seeing this discussion - it took Matterport less than 24 hours to fix the link. :cool: Dan
New! ThreeSixty Tours: 360º Hosting Platform DanSmigrod 19 16 daysDanSmigrod (13093): @Dolloff Thanks for asking. Pricing is a function of three things: 1. Value to the Client 2. The maximum you can charge (and still keep/get client (typically 2x or 3x cost) 3. Environment: Competition. Market. Test and Learn. Have a client example to point to. I could imagine: 1. Charging $19 monthly; or $199 annually (pre-paid for the year) 2. Charging $49 monthly; or $499 annually (pre-paid for the year) 3. Free: use it as...
First Time Client Offer: $99 3D Tour DanSmigrod 10 16 daysJohnLoser (199): I have seen a provider's offer for "$99 for a scan". It's a race to the bottom. Once a "$99" price is set, a customer will expect it again and again or something close. He is following the Cable TV/Satellite TV pricing scheme. (If he is following the cell phone marketing scheme -- he is hitting them with a TON of hidden extra fees.) Let's look at the costs: Travel Expense (presume 20 miles round trip): $9.00 (using a rate...
Exponential Growth Coming Soon to Matterport DanSmigrod 22 20 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Hopefully, Matterport to Google Street View happens sooner than later. Best, Dan
New Listing Platform for Real Estate Agents DanSmigrod 5 20 daysOpenHouseOptics (64): @DanSmigrod A little of both really. Each listing is branded to the listing agent on every listing site that it's on but my pitch for WP3D is that this site has lead capture that goes directly to you and I push the agents to use only that link on social media. Although the only site that I am aware of that really gives agents competition on their own listing is Zillow (unless you work for a company with a non-compete agreement, such as...
Standard Members: Free Use of 9 of 33 Videos DanSmigrod 4 20 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Reminder. Video helps tell your story 24/7. And, all these videos can be customized with your contact info and logo. Happy holidays, Dan
WGAN Black Friday: Free In Office Training DanSmigrod 1 22 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Here are three We Get Around Network Black Friday 2017 / Cyber Monday 2017 Special Offers: ✓ Four (4) Hours of free Training in your home or office ✓ Two (2) Hours of free Training in your home or office ✓ Pre-Pay WGAN Standard Membership for 2018 and 2019 and get 2020 free Plus, your monthly pricing will be grandfathered in at the 2017 rates. We Get Around has announced a price increase - excludes WGAN Basic,...
Another Matterport Feature loses its legs VTLV 9 23 daysVTLV (901): Great, another post that doesn't answer the any of the core questions here. Because one is "shocked at the attack". So let's get further away from the topic in the post. I never mentioned an entire group of people (Realtors). Thank you for inserting words I did not use. And, thank for siding with one who failed to read the post before commenting so I become the attacker. ...
New Samsung 360 Round Camera Radie842 1 28 daysRadie842 (199): This camera is 10,000 YSD over priced
Virtual Staging For Matterport foxwrth13 6 30 daysDom (58): @foxwrth13 @JakeRees @JonJ thanks for the comments and possible solutions! JonJ's approach is mainly used for commercial properties where the functional aspects are more important than bringing things together visually. Combining a Matterport mesh with our furniture library produces a correct result (i.e. everything is to scale), but of course the visuals are totally different. Here's a how to for doing that. Multistory: yes, that's possible!...
Black Friday: Free Matterport Training DanSmigrod 1 30 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Just getting started with Matterport? Get free training in your office and succeed faster. (We Get Around will engage WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members to fulfill this training offer.) Dan -- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/0f7197537a400fd3c1c058886d28f623.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/22d1d8e165ccc7c458b8178353dcc2d8.png
WGAN-TV: iGuide Camera versus Matterport DanSmigrod 4 30 daysDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Here is the recording of today's WGAN-TV Live at 5 ... Matterport versus iGuide with Kevin J. Klages, Co-Founder at Planitar Inc. (iGuide Camera System) ... Dan Resources www.GoiGuide.com https://www.we-get-around.com/iguide iGuide YouTube Channel
Update your site plugins tonight ASAP GlennTremain 1 30 daysGlennTremain (994): https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2017/11/vulnerabilities-yoast-seo-formidable-forms-duplicator-wordpress-plugins/ and post this on your facebook to help your agents
VRBO, Airbnb, HomeAway and more platforms .. DanSmigrod 4 1 monthJakeRees (91): @dphi- Not to be the bearer of bad news, but this is pretty common from matterport. I would be surprised if they actually have a google street view connection on time, like begging of '18 as they are saying. They are 3 years and counting behind on virtual staging, not to mention countless other small updates that took much longer then they originally quoted- Thankfully Dan and the We get around network has some say as to what gets done, as...
why dont more MP providers w/ video do this? GlennTremain 3 1 monthGlennTremain (994): does this help? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XixmS0zrdTQ
WP3D SEO Advantages / Selling Points LMTLESS 2 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @LMTLESS Great idea. I will extend an invite to WP3D Models Wordpress Plugin Founder/Developer @rpetersn to do a WGAN-TV Live at 5 show on SEO. Perhaps we can role that into a Masters Class in WP3D Models for power users. best, Dan
A long-time Matterport Pro writes ... DanSmigrod 6 1 monthAYODELE (1): Nice advice there @glenntremain. What you pump into the game is what you get out.
Single Page Website abekarapenner 8 1 monthJonJ (1273): Great info @fullpreview! Thanks for sharing.
Real Estate Client Not Paying You? DanSmigrod 7 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @Spencerlasky Yes. Turning off the tour is the last resort. You never know why people are having a bad day that can be completing unrelated to you. Dan
Video of the Week: 3D Florida Properties DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/252c047f245f3138320a3647aa24acba.png https://youtu.be/noLfuPU9MnA Video: 3D Florida Properties | Kissimmee, Florida Hi All, To help inspire you to succeed faster, each week I will post a great marketing videos by a We Get Around Network Member. This video (above) promotes 3D Florida Properties in Kissimmee, Florida | James Aguilar | @FloridaProperties What do you like about this...
Marketing Video of the Week: Perspective 3-D DanSmigrod 3 1 monthsrennick (301): Thanks @DanSmigrod for the feature. I have been fortunate enough to meet and collaborate with many different professionals in the visual marketing world. I finally have a great team in place that I can provide services with.
Residential Developments>Aerial + Matterport DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/2a834c50bf2d24c1f058f6af2a1f064e.png Screen Grab: See Residential Development Tour Here Hi All, If Residential Developments are potential clients for you, here's a mash-up of: 1. Aerial 360º Panorama 2. Matterport I could imagine this Tour also including: 3. I could imagine outdoor 360º panoramas in each lot 4. Video 5. 360º Video 6. Website Link All the above digital assets are ...
Over 4% of US Homes on Sale use Matterport DanSmigrod 3 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @JakeRees Thank you for the backstory. It would be nice to hear from Matterport on how they did this calculation. Dan
Matterport Webinar: 3D, Facebook and YouTube DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/d5a6ef38e619eace5e5fc23a551775f5.png Screen Grab: See this web link for this webinar notice. Hi All, I received this webinar notice from Matterport ... Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017 | 11 am PT / 2 pm ET) Attract More Home Sellers with 3D, Facebook and YouTube Learn to leverage Matterport's 3D Showcase to win listings and remain competitive against your competition. With: Paul...
Charge for Cancellations of Photo Shoots? DanSmigrod 2 1 monthaarongeis (46): Hi all, I agree with the answer given in the first response on the blog. For me it depends on the client relationship and how busy I am in practice. My contract states that written notice must be given 48 hours prior to the scheduled shoot time or I will invoice for 50% of the cost estimate. For clients I haven't worked with before or that I only work for infrequently I ask for a 50% deposit to secure the scheduled shoot time with the...
Google My Business: Analytics Report DanSmigrod 3 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @leonvanzweel Thank you SO much! One of the things that I :heart: about the We Get Around Network Forum Community is that we have experts on many topics which makes it easy and fast to crowdsource answers. Your recommendations are welcome and appreciated. Let's see how much progress I make in the next two months implementing your recommendations. Yes, still friends! :beer: :beer: :beer: Best, Dan
Hire a Matterport Pro and WeddingWire Metroplex360 9 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @tomasdunbar Imagine that you have a great venue for a wedding, BUT you are not getting as many in-person visits by potential brides. Using a Matterport 3D Tour to help generate more in-person visits, may well be worth the investment. For example, my wife and I stayed at a nice hotel in Atlanta during a recent hurricane. While there, I learned that they do many Indian weddings that typically last three full days and have many out-of-town...
What's hurting your business? leeverdon 6 1 monthMetroplex360 (6346): I can imagine why people think a virtual tour opens up a virtual map for potential security problems -- however, at the same time I think it's paranoia as these incidents are few and far in-between. Just like leaving your door unlocked might increase your chances of being robbed -- chances are that a potential robber was already prepared to break in and you only made his job easier. If a client brought this up to me, I would tell them...
CRM recommendations? GlennTremain 5 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @GlennTremain Not exactly your question, but thought this might be helpful: ✓ The Ultimate Guide to CRM Software curated by Zapier. ✓ The 16 Best CRM Apps curated by Zapier. Dan P.S. WGAN Forum discussions tagged: CRM
Condo Bulidings: 360º Aerial + Matterport DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/9c274d27e29814f211f8481291dee501.png Screen Grab: See Condo Tour Here Hi All, If Condos are potential clients for you, here's a mash-up of: 1. Aerial 360º Panorama 2. Matterport 3. 360ºs I could imagine this Tour also including: 4. Video 5. 360º Video 6. Website Link All the above digital assets are markers on an aerial 360º panorama shared with ThreeSixty Tours: a new...
[R&D] Interactive 2D video Tosolini 3 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): @Tosolini I always :heart: how you mash up different tech in unexpected ways. What challenges did you experience and how did you overcome them? Best, Dan
Adding Signage Within the Matterport 3D Tour DanSmigrod 1 1 monthDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Do you ever add signage within the Matterport 3D Tour either for: ✓ you? ✓ your client? If so, why and what has been the reaction, if any? Dan
Matterport versus iGuide: how to Compete? DanSmigrod 10 1 monthAlex_iGuide (247): Of course it does, otherwise it would not be seeing increasing adoption at the rate it does for almost a year and half now since Alberta Residential Measurement Standard (RMS) was introduced. Alberta RMS is about accuracy and repeatability in measuring and reporting square footage and rules that must be followed by whoever is measuring - agents, appraisers, surveying companies or iGuide Operators. RMS was introduced to improve communication...
George Kenner Brings up closing technique GlennTremain 2 1 monthGeorgeK (835): If you want oats for your horse sir, they are 5 dollar a bag. If you want oats that have been through the horse already, they are cheaper. You have to show the value of your oats. Thank you for the nice words, Glenn. g.
Proposal Presentation for Airplane Museum? Ghagendorf 7 2 monthsRichierichks (328): @Ghagendorf Here's one I did with Visme for the TWA Museum in Kansas City. I love how Visme lets you insert iFrames. I just noticed that you were looking to respond to an RFP. There is also the ability to convert these to PDF and print them. Obviously the iFrames don't work, so that might not be the route you want to go but it wouldn't hurt to give them a link to a full functioning presentation. They are buying technology after all and...
Find a Matterport Pro Map: Easier and Faster DanSmigrod 2 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Here are the default setting on WGAN-TV Popup Widget ... 1. Default is set to Maximize 2. Toggle works to Minimize or Maximize widget 3. Widget stays open or closed on page-to-page clicks/refreshes 4. After browsing session ends, and a new session is started, the Video Player Widget is back to full size. Should it work differently? Dan
Matterport to explode (in a good way) DanSmigrod 15 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, WGAN-TV Live at 5 (pm ET Today, 12 September 2017) discussion about Matterport Content Distribution (formerly known as Matterport Syndication Beta). Matterport Content Distribution is an example of leveraging the Matterport APIs/SDKs to create exponential growth for Matterport (and hopefully for Matterport Service Providers). Thanks in advance for tuning in ... Best, Dan
Matterport Training Academy Videos DanSmigrod 3 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, I updated the list (above) today (31 October 2017) to include additional WGAN-TV Live at 5 episodes. Dan
WGAN-TV: ThreeSixty Tours Demo and Discuss DanSmigrod 6 2 monthsalirizacil (40): Fantastic. Thanks Dan :)
Database of Agents-Offices-Email Addresses? ron0987 4 2 monthsron0987 (691): Thank you both for the info. Ron
Would You Like a FREE Marketing Assistant? ArtisticConcepts 9 2 monthsArtisticConcepts (445): What types of videos would you like to see next from MediaBumpers Interactive? What type of imagery or content would help you promote your business better? We are planning to regularly release new pre-built Interactive MediaBumpers into the wild, but since I built MediaBumpers Interactive in response to the marketing needs of this community, I would love to know what kind of content you are looking for! We always offer a premium service that...
Matterport for WeddingWire Richierichks 29 2 monthsRichierichks (328): Ah, OK. Yeah, I had a conversation with them the other day trying to make sure I don't overstep my boundaries with their customers. I don't see a conflict of interest with it either, but just wanted to make sure.
Insert Logo in to Matterport Spaces 3D Tour? DanSmigrod 3 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Metroplex360 Edge case. You only look down once Dan
Matterport should exhibit at NYT Travel Show DanSmigrod 2 2 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): @DanSmigrod If Matterport don't show, might be a good opportunity for you to :) Get a bunch of tours lined up and send them out to the network of WGA Premium Members for fulfillment :)
Matterport Service Provider Elevator Pitch DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, An elevator pitch means you have 30 seconds to tell your story. (It doesn't have to be in an elevator :cool: ) If you presently say something like ... "I am a Matterport Service Provider" "I create 3D tours for real estate agents" "I am a photographer" "I am a photographer, videographer, aerial photographer and added 3D Tours ..." ... it's a missed opportunity when you are telling...
Equal Opportunity Motion Graphic Free & Scan GeorgeK 2 2 monthsGlennTremain (994): If you tie your youtube channel to your google my business account you can get one faster. To have a custom url you have to have 500 fans unless there has been recent changes I don't know about
Contractors can't get enough of Matterport Riaan 1 2 monthsRiaan (28): Interesting article on why contractors in the UK can't get enough of Matterport posted on the Chartered Institute of Building website. clickable text How many of you have started to market your services to the AEC Industries and what are the main selling points used as part of the sales pitch?
WGAN-TV: Creative Pricing Strategies for MSP DanSmigrod 4 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Ghagendorf Okay. Done. Thanks for asking ... Dan
Alway and I mean always Sneek in Matterport GeorgeK 2 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @GeorgeK Nice hat. Amazing that just 9 percent of real estate agents use video. Keep those videos coming! Great inspiration. Best, Dan
WGAN-TV Pricing Large Matterport Projects DanSmigrod 2 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live at 5: How to Price Large Matterport Project with WGAN Forum Founder Dan Smigrod Hi All, Here is the recording of today's (Tuesday, 17 October 2017) WGAN-TV Live at 5 program about how to pricing large Matterport projects. WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members receive an All Access Pass to the We Get Around Matterport Training Academy Videos, including this one. Not yet a Member? Around 40 Membership Benefits,...
How to Price Matterport Spaces 3D Tours DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Here are We Get Around Network Resources to help you with pricing Matterport Spaces 3D Tours: Free Resources for WGAN Forum Community Members (Join WGAN Forum: in Welcome Letter) 1. See WGAN Forum Community discussions tagged with: Pricing 2. Guide to Matterport Service Provider Pricing (deep links to 100+ Matterport Pro Pricing Pages) 3. We Get Around Matterport Service Provider Annual Gross Revenue Calculator We Get...
$0.05 a SQ FT: Matterport 3D/VR + MatterTags DanSmigrod Jump to first page44Jump to last page 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @hometakes As you shared, 2D schematic floor plans are a high value / easy/low cost solution. Any time you can get paid $85 for something that costs you $15 and no effort, seems like a no brainer. Best, Dan
Do you have a formal Refer-A-Friend Program? DanSmigrod 3 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @fullpreview How is it going with your referral program? Seems like you nailed the logistics. Best, Dan
Matterport's single biggest competitor is... DanSmigrod 3 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, FYI ... I did not hear back fro the agent. Best, Dan
29 Ways: Make Money offering Matterport Free DanSmigrod 7 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live at 5: 29 Ways to Make Money Offering Matterport Spaces for Free We Get Around Network Basic, Standard and Premium Members receive an All Access Pass to watch this and all WGAN Training Academy Videos. (See Welcome Onboard Video). Not yet a Member? Around 40 Membership Benefits | www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
WGAN-TV Matterport Bundles V Optional Extras DanSmigrod 5 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live at 5: Bundling Versus A La Carte for Matterport Service Providers We Get Around Network Basic, Standard and Premium Members receive an All Access Pass to watch this and all WGAN Training Academy Videos. (See Welcome Onboard Video). Not yet a Member? Around 40 Membership Benefits | www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
WGAN-TV: 16-20 October 2017-MSP Pricing Week DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/2f9b471948f67cd39e3439e952f58dfc.png Hi All, WGAN-TV Live Events Programming Schedule | Monday, 16 October through Friday, 20 October 2017 A second week of Pricing Programming on WGAN-TV Live at 5 ... Theme Week: Matterport Service Provider Pricing ✓ Monday, 16 October - Free Matterport Scan with [bundle] ✓ Tuesday, 17 October - Pricing Large Matterport Scanning Projects ✓...
WGAN-TV>Barter Matterport for Hotels and ... DanSmigrod 7 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live at 5: Bartering Matterport for Hotels, Restaurants and More WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members receive an All Access Pass to the We Get Around Training Academy Videos, including this one. Not yet a Member? Around 40 Membership Benefits, including the All Access Pass. www.JoinStandard.com Already a Basic, Standard or Premium Member? See the Welcome Onboard Letter for your free All Access Pass. Best, Dan P.S....
WGAN-TV>Matterport Pricing for Seasoned Pros DanSmigrod 3 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live at 5: Matterport Service Provider Pricing for Seasoned Pros. We Get Around Network Basic, Standard and Premium Members receive an All Access Pass to watch this and all WGAN Training Academy Videos. (See Welcome Onboard Video). Not yet a Member? Around 40 Membership Benefits | www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
1st to Market with Matterport an Advantage? DanSmigrod 2 2 monthsBale100 (169): I'm not sure of the location of your new member, however I do have first hand experience of selling Matterport and other services into Real Estate, Tourism & Hospitality in Europe. There will likely be different views in parts of North America where prospects appear to be more rational in terms of adoption. We all know the value proposition for 3D Tours in these sectors and it is as clear as day to Matterport Service Providers...
WGAN-TV: 9-13 October 2017-MSP Pricing Week DanSmigrod 6 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Amazing week of Matterport Service Provider Pricing episodes on WGAN-TV Live at 5 this week. Reminder that these WGAN-TV Live at 5 Pricing episodes will only air once - Live. The only way to see the recorded pricing programs is to have an All Access Pass to the WGAN Training Academy (which is one of around 40 Membership benefits for WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members. www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
Matterport Scan on a Sat/Sun: Charge Extra? DanSmigrod 5 2 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): I think that charging extra can make the difference between getting a job and someone else getting the job. I don't scan on weekends, but I have people on my team who will. For those who want to charge more for weekends because it is a challenge with family live, consider training a weekend person and marketing that you offer scans 7 days a week. I don't personally scan at 7am or late at night, but the same applies. I have a team member...
WGAN-TV Live: Matterport Pricing for Newbies DanSmigrod 2 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live: Matterport Service Provider Pricing for Newbies (2 Hours) WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members receive an All Access Pass (Welcome Onboard Letter) to all We Get Around Network Training videos. Not yet a WGAN Basic, Standard or Premium Member? www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
Reaching out to your Clients with Video? GeorgeK 1 2 monthsGeorgeK (835): Are any MSP using video to communicate with they clients on a regular basis and if not why not? Here is a message that I crafted to let my clients know I was changing some social media addresses. I try and make them with some ZIP or Bang to set myself apart from others who claim to be digital image experts... If we can not tell the story fast what kind of expert are we? https://youtu.be/BVZSXd_dn1s
Take Video Ideas from Hollywood - Stealing? GeorgeK 1 2 monthsGeorgeK (835): I am working on a video that is going to set forward my "unique value proposition" including Matterport. Watching an episode of the BBC Special "Sherlock" I got this idea to make it appear as if the computer was watching you. I put a Matterport video in this overlay. I have never put this much effort into a single ad and I am share the process and or segments. Here is a little tease of what I have planned but this is...
Zillow testing 3-D tour capture LewisBishop 8 2 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): @LewisBishop ... or the end user must see it. Zillow is a highly visible site and a product that is much more visible may have more value than a Matterport Tour to some. That's an area to have a bit of concern. I think we all agree that Zillow's app is nothing more than a DIY Panorama + HotSpot maker. I want someone to pay me $200M in R&D.
Zillow testing 3-D tour capture app for iPho grmngrl 3 2 monthsgrmngrl (493): @DanSmigrod very interesting. Thank you for sharing.
Feature sheets/flyers Helen 2 2 monthsJamie (1549): Hey Helen If you are familiar with desk top publishers such as corel draw it's fairly easy. You can create a template and then bring in the elements you need. I occasionally do feature sheets for clients (only when I have to) and I've found this workflow works well. I can produce a 4 page 16 image with text in around 5 minutes. Happy to show you how if needed
Mattertag Posts Now Support 1,000 Characters DanSmigrod 4 2 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @rpetersn Thanks Ross .... @erikolsonmba I look forward to our video chat next week. Best, Dan
Garage Studio Remodel Audience follow. GeorgeK 1 2 monthsGeorgeK (835): Youtube is very hard if not impossible to get followers (subscribers) for. But for REALTORS facebook is much easier and you can pay to direct your content. So most REALTORS go the Facebook route, includeing me. But so I can go back throught my library I post them on Youtube also. That way with just a tape on my phone I can blast our a video by text. Here is my last video as I finish the remodel of my garage studio. ...
Viewing: What it is and how it helps Viewing 6 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @ron0987 Off with nothing further. Dan
Should a Real Estate Agent Buy Matterport? DanSmigrod 1 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Live at 5: Matterport Service Provider Geof Hoge with 3D 360 Homes; and Hoge Realty in Port St. Lucie, FL visit with WGAN Founder Dan Smigrod Hi All, If you are a real estate agent - or broker - thinking about buy a Matterport Pro2 3D Camera (and are on the fence), you should watch my interview with Hoge Realty Broker Geof Hoge in Port St. Lucie, Florida. If you are a Matterport Service Provider wondering what motivates real...
WGAN-TV: 3D 360 Homes in Port St. Lucie, FL DanSmigrod 5 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @GFHoge Thank you again for appearing on WGAN-TV Live at 5. Your insight is tremendously helpful to any real estate agent/broker sitting on the fence about buying a Matterport Camera and for Matterport Service Providers to better understand the needs of a real estate broker. Best, Dan
YouTube Search By Address? Lmccauley57 3 3 monthsGlennTremain (994): or maybe when someone googles the address and the youtube video shows up that it could be linked to view the matterport model?
Viewing: A Community Listings Site For All Viewing 3 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Ryan canceled his appearance on WGAN-TV Live at 5 today (28 September 2017) and withdrew his exclusive offer for WGAN Forum Members. If you have questions, please contact: Viewing.Online Dan
WGAN-TV>Viewing Platform for Matterport Pros DanSmigrod 3 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Ryan canceled his appearance on WGAN-TV Live at 5 today (28 September 2017) and withdrew his exclusive offer for WGAN Forum Members. If you have questions, please contact: Viewing.Online Dan
WGAN-TV: WGAN Forum Sample Forms Library DanSmigrod 2 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Video: WGAN-TV - Free Sample Forms Library for We Get Around Network Forum Members If you missed WGAN-TV Live at 5 about free access to the Sample Forms Library for We Get Around Network Forum Members, we recorded the program (above). Best, Dan
Sell more after natural disasters GlennTremain 1 3 monthsGlennTremain (994): Florida Texas Montana disasters hurting business? This is JUST the time you should be getting business if you offer Matterport or other 3d virtual reality marketing services. Out of state buyers or vacation renters don’t trust pre flood online advertising and are holding back. Having this marketing will entice action.
Air BnB - and Matterport Spencerlasky 23 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Spencerlasky This is a Matterport Service Provider aggregating Matterport Service Providers to pitch hospitality spaces. Their company name implies that it is related to airbnb. It's not. Dan
Staying with what you enjoy - Digital Images GeorgeK 1 3 monthsGeorgeK (835): I love my Matterport and what it has added to my business, but before Matterport I was using video and frankly I still see it as more important for building confidence with a audience. A while ago I figured I would do a "SERIES" presentation to see if that changed my skill set and if I learned anything. This is Episode 4 of that Series, it is getting great play on Facebook so I figured I would share it with my Digital Artist...
Introducing the vCAD 2.0 Mobile App JonHuber 3 3 monthsJonHuber (25): Hello. Thank you for being one of the first to try it out. The first time you open a web browser, there is a one-time download of 50 MB. After that, things are much faster. Also, just for thoroughness, it's best to use Chrome, Firefox, Safari, ... anything but Internet Explorer. Edge does work, but I just don't trust it. I hope this helps. -Jon
How to pitch MP to Museums / Tourism Venues Snap 8 3 monthsSnap (67): Thank you @Property3dNZ that is really great to know! If you have any links you could send me to use as an example, that would be very much appreciated!
Free Matterport Spaces 3D Tours to compete? DanSmigrod 3 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, I received this free offer again today (18 Sept. 2017). How might you offer a free Matterport Spaces 3D Tour (and still make money)? Dan
WGAN-TV Live: Interactive LeadGen Videos DanSmigrod 4 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Reminder: if you are a WGAN Standard Member, you get the free use of three of your choice interactive, lead generation videos from MediaBumpers Interactive. Best, Dan
Why Adding Video to Your Website Matters DanSmigrod 2 3 monthsGlennTremain (994): Another reason to have at least one video on your site that can be seen on every page (maybe a footer or sidebar video?) is that there is a tool video salespeople use that scrapes google and finds sites that don't have a video on their site. THOSE are the people that get the emails and phone calls of people want to sell video work. Once you get one of Dan's videos embedded it takes you off of 80% of the people that would have contacted you if...
Matterport Syndication: a Blessing or Curse? DanSmigrod 29 3 monthsHopscotch (79): Chiming in..so I don't know how many of you have used LoopNet and/or CoStar for marketing commercial spaces, but I used it for a client for about a year. Every time a photograph is uploaded to the system, it stays there indefinitely and becomes part of the property's photo stream from which you can then select on the backend. If a property is sold or changes hands, or is up for lease again, then as an admin in the LoopNet/CoStar account I could...
Matterport Pro Got This Lead Within Minutes DanSmigrod 1 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, I received this nice note today from a Brokerage: --- "Dan – I’m amazed at the quick response. I filled out an online form on your site about 20 minutes ago and I’ve already received a few emails from you and have a name and contact. Awesome and thank you! [redacted]" --- Worth Noting “Companies that try to contact potential customers within an hour of receiving queries are nearly 7 times as likely...
Do you charge for Matterport Mattertags? DanSmigrod 2 3 monthshometakes (709): Yep. I operate like the low budget airline. Cheap ticket and any add on's are extra.
Matterport Retargeting Advertisement DanSmigrod 11 3 monthsRichierichks (328): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/a10fde622c35a4f3201cd583b1de41d0.jpg Popped up on a Beer Calories and Carbs website. LOL
Create Demand: Matterport Targeting Sellers? DanSmigrod 2 3 monthsfullpreview (154): As an after thought on this, I can't see a strong enough value proposition for Matterport to connect with "sellers" directly unless Matterport, as a company, has devised a way to capitalize on sellers. It is severely cost prohibitive to advertise sellers directly, IF only to create an influential demand on real estate professionals to use Matterport because seller's would now see it as an expected standard, even a qualifier for...
WGAN-TV Live at 5: @AerialLook + DaiWoKan DanSmigrod 3 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @GlennTramain Saw your comment here. Adjusted the time code for Vimeo and posting below ... Dan --- This is a great conversation about how to market and include matterport but not dedicate your message to clients that matterport is what you do. Great take away at the 19:24 mark of the conversation but the whole talk is great to hear
14 Free WGAN Forum Membership Benefits DanSmigrod 1 3 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Video: WGAN Founder Dan Smigrod on 14 Free WGAN Forum Membership Benefits. Hi All, 1. Calculator: How Much to Start a Matterport Service Provider Business? 2. Calculator: How Much Can I Make as a Matterport Service Provider? 3. Calculator: Win More and Bigger Listings More Often Calculator 4. Quiz: Should I Buy a Matterport Camera? 5. ZIP IT! https://tools.wp3dmodels.com/zip/ - get a ZIP File of your Matterport Spaces powered by WP3D...
Annotations/White label MP Tours Working Now Gerhard 4 3 monthsGerhard (181): @metroplex360 thanks for the comments much appreciated. For some unexplained reason, they started working. I will keep an eye on it. It's not a legal thing, just the company has all their content eg Videos players tailored to fit their look and is all white labeled. I will meet with them again to go over this objection. ( I also had the problem with a hotel chain that nearly gave me the contract 30 + hotels, but they want to host it themselves...
CO OP Video ADS with REALTORS and Others GeorgeK 1 3 monthsGeorgeK (835): Lets talk SWAG. That free promotional stuff that can be slipped into videos. In this one I got a Title Company and Lender in. Of course they love this stuff and being nice always has its rewards. I am sitting down today to do a Matterport Specific Video for Realtors. We will see how that goes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dJCtWzVQfk
What is the point of being a MSP? 3SixtyNow 20 3 monthsBale100 (169): Agree, price fixing does not work. Each market is different and we should live in a free market in economy where choice, quality, differentiation and availability determine prices. We know there's availability & choice in most markets, however the quality & differentiation maybe to difficult to spot for an untrained eye i.e. new prospects. Hence Matterport grading & client feedback to help make it clear.
Back to Matterport Videos Stay with it! GeorgeK 2 4 monthsChadcloses (268): I want to put a great Matterport tour video to work, but I personally haven't found it to be up to the kind of quality that I would use to promote it. By that, I mean it's glitcy and blurry until it renders. im not saying this is a Matterport issue it's an apple issue. If apple gives up the ability to screen record on their next IOS release. I think our ability to produce high quality Matterport walk through videos to show to clients (real...
Video: Matterport 3D Camera Sales Script DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): https://youtu.be/JGCcXoQCRzs Video: Matterport 3D Camera Sales Script/Strategy! | Video courtesy of Ben Schwartz Hi All, Got three problems that Matterport Spaces 3D Tours solves? See video above. Dan --- Here is the text from the YouTube description for this video ... --- Hey Matterport people! Being a owner of one of these amazing cameras puts you in a real position of value and can potentially enable you to make a lot...
Matterport Puffery or Misleading Marketing? DanSmigrod 9 4 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): @mori What features?
3D Showcase Now - Pay At Closing for Realtor fullpreview 8 4 monthsfullpreview (154): @lhconn - the ability to charge a card on file is already authorized and we have this info because they have to put a 10% deposit down when ordering... see here: https://fullpreview.com/product/3d-full-preview-showcase-realtors-only/ image attached with clause in agreement http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/f43536eb5b4a6a453019ec732d93bfe4.png
WGAN-TV: Youtube subscribe and GlennTremain 2 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @GlennTremain Ha! Just learned something new. Thanks! Best to watch on on the front page of the Forum. We usually go live 15 minutes early on YouTube to so a sound-check, etc. It's like watching grass grow before we are "live live" ... Get your alert and then tune-in on the front page of the Forum. Better yet, join the Virtual Studio Audience so you can participate in the discussion. Dan
MSP Summit Invite: Did anyone else get this? justinv 28 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Wonderdawg Thanks for the additional backstory. I look forward to visiting with you when you are in Atlanta. Best, Dan
Targeted Email for Brewery/Restaurant immersivetours 2 4 monthssrennick (301): Hi @immersivetours. I would approach the hospitality industry and really any business that has an interior space the same way. I stress the importance of having a virtual tour for their website and social media. Here is some language: By providing an immersive 3D virtual experience that is entirely interactive, anyone from around the globe can visit your establishment anytime, from anywhere. With 3D modeling technology, you provide your...
WGAN-TV Live: Buy a Matterport Camera? DanSmigrod 4 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Video: Should I Buy a Matterport Camera? Got a follow-up question? Please post here. Best, Dan
Matterport Team Calling on MLS? DanSmigrod 9 4 monthsViewing (580): @srennick All your dreams are about to come true. I've said that to a number of ladies in the past and disappointed but this is different :)
Stringr App | Shoot Video: Uber like service DanSmigrod 6 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/67b7a042daa2529cd7463656b81d3e30.png
Stats about why video Matters DanSmigrod 7 4 monthsGeorgeK (835): Great Post Dan: I was not a big fan of Bombbomb. I have since found better systems, including Instavidnow.com The observations about video are true but delivery is somewhat problematic. We are in a weird market in San Diego, I just aided a buyer with a 935K purchase and there was no video for the home and it sold in a few days. NOW the question is would video induced by client to have paid say 10K more. There is a great value in being...
How Matterport Can Sell More Pro2 3D Cameras DanSmigrod 15 4 monthsmori (478): Great discussion and topics. I still think MP should honor the (very) early adaptors and buyers of a Pro1 with a very very special upgrade deal, so these ones can also benefit from the new Pro2.
Introducing bldr By KoaWare KoaWare 2 4 monthsKoaWare (100): Check out our full press release here! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - KoaWare is excited to officially announce bldr, the most easy to use agent & broker website building platform specifically built for real estate. bldr focuses on instant customization through it’s directly editable, drag + drop platform; as opposed to rigid template based designs, and the constant back and forth between account managers, bldr provides a library...
Google My Business SMS Now Available GlennTremain 2 4 monthsGlennTremain (994): If you get yours set up be sure to get friends or clients to message you from there when you are able to quickly respond. GMB has an "average response time" badge to earn.
Matterport Gallery anyone? realtymedia 8 4 monthsCliftonrowe (1): Hi Jason, here is one we did in France. https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=vMShKqStStB You may wish to get into a local Nandos and do 2 scans as a demo to the manager but then use if for your pitch with your client. Hope it helps. Kind Regards Manny
Help Understanding Matterport Bad Scan BobbyG 12 4 monthsJonJ (1273): @BobbyG, I would scan the core and then incrementally outward from each of the hallways so that they end up connecting at each of the corners. If you can get the center to line up, you should get better results. The reason your minimap has a misalignment is due to the aggregation of minor errors as you scanned around the building. By the time you work your way around the large space, the compounding error is too large to resolve. Also, you...
Matterport Business Development in the UK? DanSmigrod 13 4 monthsletsdosome3D (19): A lot of agents we've dealt with love the idea at first then lose interest very quickly when they realise that the tours can't easily be viewed on most of the major UK portals. You're also effectively asking them to double their marketing spend per property which is too much for them to swallow (and in some cases, triple or quadruple given some MSP prices!)
VR Viewers in Quantity for less than $3 Each HarlanHambright 5 4 monthsJonJ (1273): Type "vr fold" in the search box. A couple of choices come up.
PFRE: Should I Buy a Matterport Camera? DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Matterport is frequently a topic in the (excellent) Photography For Real Estate blog. The most current discussion was posted Wednesday, 9 August 2017 here: ✓ Should I Invest in Providing Matterport Tours as a Product? In addition to the question - and the response by PFRE Blogger Larry Lohrman - the comments are always a great read. The previous post - 15 February 2017 - is equally interesting (and timeless): ✓ ...
Is $150 the New Normal? VTLV 12 4 monthsjustinv (1000): @JonJ I can see where you would say incomplete model. I rarely do closets, unless they are fabulous, maybe a nice shower and never in a "watercloset"as @metroplex calls it. The one time I was going to do it, they had a kitchen sprayer hooked to toilet that I wanted to get a picture of but the sprayer had sh¡t all over it and that room stunk too high heavens! I did leave door open while in masterbath and you can see it. You can also...
Lowest cost Matterport 3D provider in the US DanSmigrod Jump to first page47Jump to last page 4 monthsQueen_City_3D (1303): Reminds me of a story I heard about a saleman in a fitness store who had equipment that was not that easy to sell. There was a treadmill or some other piece of equipment that had a very minor dent and so he listed it as 5% off. It sold right away. Someone else heard about the "deal" and asked if he had any other slightly damaged models. He said, "let me check in the back" and then he found a perfectly good treadmill and...
Real Estate Trade Show Example-Exhibiting? DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1a8443c70f3424db4c87ba8698ef0217.png Hi All, Here is an example of a real estate agent trade show (below). It's likely that there are one or more annually in your market. Even if you do not exhibit, plan to attend. Great serendipity. Great learning. While you may not be able to afford to exhibit - perhaps there is a vendor exhibiting that you could share the expense or other Pros that would be...
Video - TED Talk: The Happiness Advantage DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): https://youtu.be/GXy__kBVq1M Video: TEDxBloomington - Shawn Achor - "The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance" Hi All, Thank you for watching. You're the best :cool:! Dan
tour on website effect ticket sales? PHILG 5 4 monthsals528 (13): In Washington DC Smithsonian Museums are free of charge.
Novel Use of WP3D Models for Condo Developer Chemistrydoc 5 4 monthsChemistrydoc (328): @rpetersn @Radie842 Thanks for pointing out the issue with masking. I've since corrected this. Now this is even better! Keith
Media Coverage: We Get Around Network DanSmigrod 2 5 monthssrennick (301): Great story on you! Below is my only time in the press. Original story did not have the company name. I had to ask for them to add it. I have a few things in the works for some upcoming opportunities. http://woodtv.com/2016/10/13/take-3-d-virtual-tours-of-artprize-eight-winners/
It's My Birthday and You Get The Gift? DanSmigrod 13 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Celebrated my birthday at Sal's Neighborhood Pizzeria in St. Simons Island on the Georgia Coast with family during our annual family reunion. Here's a 360º video - shot with ION360 U Camera when Sal leads Happy Birthday, Dan. Dan
Yelp Costs and Effectiveness GlennTremain 1 5 monthsGlennTremain (994): We do web marketing and for other industries we use Yelp because it brings in business if tweaked right. How is it for Virtual Reality - HD - Drone Marketing you all do? Any Costs and Revenue from it stories? Appreciate the feedback.
Single Property Website templates for MP JAX1979 20 5 monthssrennick (301): I just want to echo what others are saying about the awesomeness of having WP3D Models. No ongoing costs associated with it and great technical support. Go to the website to check out the samples and then sign up through a We Get Around subscription which is also awesome. So many benefits and great tools for supporting a Matterport based business. clickable text
Matterport's Unofficial Announcement justinv 23 5 monthsVTLV (901): That's as bad as having news channels speculating over tweets as an ongoing investigation for their main story. When WGAN-TV launches. They can hire some analysts to speculate the Matterport story of the day back around to where the day started. Maybe we could get a couple microphones and screen cast an All That Matters Show following the same core commitments. Maybe we could pick up some sponsors like IGuide and Magic lube.
Bummer - Didn't Win Project Ghagendorf 4 5 monthsTrustedPhotoDC (619): @Ghagendorf I wonder if they just wanted to see what a Space in Showcase looked like? The difference between what a visualization company like ARX Solutions provides and what you provide with a MP Showcase is no comparison, nor in the same ball park for cost. Where to learn? Start with something simple like SketchUp and take some online classes in 3D design, then move into animation and game engines like Unity 3D.
Pocketlisting.io | For Sale By Owner AerialLook 2 5 monthsjustinv (1000): It sounds good for fsbo but I can guarantee you that realtors aren't going to be happy in your area. I have thought about offering something to fsbo people in marketing packages. What I have found, they are cheap too most of the time. I am not trying to be mean but realtors here get mad when you mention Zillow around here. I would like to know your rate of converting fsbo because my wife's a realtor. I thought about going after them for...
HELLO OUT THERE...LOL..You find things Slow? Integratedman 16 5 monthsDouglasMeyers (322): I make camera poles and trust me after 20 feet you have a tough time holding it straight.
Franchise Buying with VR help...Cool! AndrewWilliam23 3 5 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @AndrewWilliam23 Yes that's really a great idea! Thanks for sharing :D
Matterport Scan at Night with People tocha 10 5 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @Rundblick3D Oh wow that is reallllly cool! I love the white interior of the building to offset your two guys! I reckon it's a winner!! :D
Why I am participating in the pilot Hopscotch 14 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Hopscotch Thank you SO much for your thoughtful backstory. I - we - appreciate your insight (as well as @BillRobinson ) About the San Francisco trial, please help me understand what success might have looked like at scale for you? What would have been the best possible result? Even if Matterport could send you all the business you could want at the prices it publishes - and whatever the revenue share - I can not imagine how that income...
Is Matterport a Commodity? DanSmigrod 3 5 monthsVTLV (901): Sounds a lot like my analog Tivo's with Lifetime service sitting in my garage, now being used to hold down the painters roll. http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/ececf30d553cca27bbd33998a43207f4.jpg
Matterport Marketing: Selling More Cameras DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hello Matterport Marketing, I noticed an uptick in the last six months of the number of companies reaching out to the We Get Around Network to Find Matterport Pros for their directory of [spaces that help generate revenue]. These are companies that have needs for thousands of Matterport Spaces. Seems like it would be worth Matterport creating a team to call on companies that have directories of [spaces that help generate revenue]. ...
Pros Getting Top Dollar: Good for Matterport DanSmigrod 3 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @iTours360VR Well said. Matterport needs to focus on the benefits. As you said, how easy it is to use is not a benefit. Benefits for agents include: ✓ winning more and bigger premium listings more often. Benefits for a broker, add: ✓ and recruit more tech savvy agents Benefits for homeowners include: ✓ get the most offers sooner at the highest price with the least amount of stress ✓ get on with your new life...
Where's Matterport's We-Get-Around account? hometakes 3 5 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): Totally agree. In addition, when Google killed the see inside image on the places infograph, they essentially hid the tours, dumping thumbnails of every single pano in the image gallery and leaving GTPs to apologize, apologize and make excuses for the largest IT company company in the universe. I have not sold a street view tour without having to explain how people are supposed to find it, and I feel a bit disingenuous. GSV is without value...
How to Make More Money with MP MatterTags DanSmigrod 5 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, In light of the discussion yesterday (18 July 2017) in this We Get Around Network Forum discussion, how to compete again low price providers is more relevant than ever. Consider potential clients where MatterTags 'Matter' ... Dan
How to Complete with a Low Priced Competitor DanSmigrod 3 5 monthsjustinv (1000): @DanSmigrod As of right now, I take pride in my scans. I might not scan every closet but I will scan the important ones. I am not the in every corner person either but I make sure I get from wall to wall. Now if I was being paid to be the experiment like a lab rat, I would definitely get out with the fewest scans. A 3000sqft house would get about 1.5 hours of my time. Lots of black holes. They would not get any of the other services unless...
I need help with up to 2,000 scans in the US DanSmigrod Jump to first page57Jump to last page 5 monthsTrustedPhotoDC (619): @DanSmigrod the numbers seem kinda close. CRE platform Truss partners with Matterport to provide commercial tenants with 3D tours of their listings. With Matterport’s state of the art technology, Truss customers will be able to experience full 3D models of properties and understand exactly what it’s like to be inside a space. With the partnership in place, Matterport’s Service Partner network of over 2,500 photographers will scan more...
How much can you make as a Matterport Pro? DanSmigrod 10 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, In light of today's discussion (18 July 2017) ... ✓ Matterport now pricing their own 3Dscan cost ... you may want to revisit this calculator. Dan
Does Matterport have a conflict of interest? DanSmigrod 4 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, A related We Get Around Network Forum discussion: ✓ Matterport now pricing their own 3Dscan cost Dan
Why Matterport May be Desperate DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b9e78a54bfe8fafc6321eb11e420ae1e.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1c052d47dea11d0e9ca7c52666e6af32.png Hi All, As reported else where in the We Get Around Network Forum today (18 July 2017), Matterport may be desperate, resulting in Matterport offering scans directly to real estate agents for as low as $0.0598 SQ FT in a test market in San Francisco: ✓ Matterport now pricing their own...
Matterport: the Irony of Competing with Pros DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b9e78a54bfe8fafc6321eb11e420ae1e.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1c052d47dea11d0e9ca7c52666e6af32.png Hi All, The irony of Matterport competing with Pros is that the more bells and whistles Matterport creates ... 1. publish to Google Maps 2. auto-generated videos 3. auto-generated gifs 4. Rich Media MatterTags 5. edit VR Walk Through 6. edit 3D Walk Through The more the Matterport...
Matterport Pricing Scans under $0.06 SQ FT DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b9e78a54bfe8fafc6321eb11e420ae1e.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1c052d47dea11d0e9ca7c52666e6af32.png Hi All, In case you can not read the small print (above) .... ---- How much does it cost? Our pricing is simple and based on square foot: ✓ Up to 3,000 sq ft $199 ✓ 3,000-4,000 sq ft $249 ✓ 4,000-5,000 sq ft $299 ✓ Over 5,000 sq ft Custom Quote --- 5,000 SQ FT...
Three Ways Matterport Competes with Pros DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b9e78a54bfe8fafc6321eb11e420ae1e.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1c052d47dea11d0e9ca7c52666e6af32.png Hi All, Here are three ways Matterport competes with Pros: 1. In this San Francisco trial, clients can book shoots directly with Matterport 2. Matterport is soliciting business from multi-family communities 3. Matterport may be using your scans in their Gallery to generate leads for...
Should You Return Your Matterport Camera? DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b9e78a54bfe8fafc6321eb11e420ae1e.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1c052d47dea11d0e9ca7c52666e6af32.png Screen Grab of Matterport Offer in San Francisco, CA | Facebook Link Hi All, If you bought a new Matterport Camera in the last 30 days, should you exercise the Matterport 30-day return policy, based Matterport launching a pilot marketing program in San Francisco that competes directly with...
Should you buy a Matterport Camera? DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b9e78a54bfe8fafc6321eb11e420ae1e.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1c052d47dea11d0e9ca7c52666e6af32.png Screen Grab of Matterport Offer in San Francisco, CA | Facebook Link Hi All, Matterport is now competing head-on with the professional community - and agents seeking ancillary revenue. Please see this discussion (and post there) ... ✓ Matterport now pricing their own 3Dscan...
Matterport Teaser Videos + GIF: Magical DanSmigrod 7 5 monthsleonvanzweel (196): I would do the following: Slow the pans down and linger a bit between the shots for the human eye to adjust to the new shot. I would not add the same room from a different angle, rather add a different room/s. Could extend the length of the video up to 60secs(instagram max) depending on a number of rooms.
Matterport Reads Every Word of This Forum DanSmigrod 25 5 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @DanSmigrod that's a great turnaround :D
Sharing Matterport Spaces 3D Tour Links DanSmigrod 9 5 monthsVTLV (901): @Queen_City_3D - That's the way I used to share it with agents. It wasn't working on his Ipad on Thursday, nor my own when I double checked it. Has anyone used the feature recently? (maybe it's another blip in the Matterport servers).
Custom Colors for MatterTags are LIVE!!!! Metroplex360 13 5 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @Metroplex360 Is that pizza for real, yikes!! :O:eek:
Compare Matterport Pricing to Competitors? DanSmigrod 10 5 monthsGerhard (181): @mori, yeah I checked it out does not make any sense, one word comes to mind - CLICKBAIT, you click we sell you a camera. Must say looks like someone in their marketing department either is starting to do their job, just a pity they are not putting that same effort into getting the showcases in consumers heads. That is much easier to do than to try and sell cameras. But what do I know, I don't have a marketing, branding, Post Hole Digging...
Preferred Vendor Program leeverdon 6 5 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @leeverdon We have these types of groups here. As long as they haven't already been introduced to Matterport tours then it's a good opportunity to get in and be the first and take advantage of the network. However, if they are already aware or using MP then it's a gamble on whether you'll get any new business at all... :D
Google keywords for Matterport Service Biz Briski2208 3 5 monthsnat_vanveen (556): oops I mean Cumbria
Matterport City Pages-who has been contacted mori 2 5 monthsGarySnyder (1327): @mori I see what you mean. The only people how have contacted me are people posing as potential customers who inquire about pricing. In reality their feeling out the market to decide if they should buy a camera. Or in several cases have already bought a camera and want to know what I'm charging for my service. I now tell anyone how is inquiring about price to email me. One other point by inquiring who is a near by MP shooter potential buyers can...
How to Price Matterport Spaces 3D Tours? DanSmigrod 3 5 monthsmori (478): One thing which is interesting especially in the relation when publish to streetview is available: the prices of streetview photographers. A list is available here: https://www.google.com/streetview/hire On most pages then you find prices. They charge much more for less viewpoints than an average MSP. But from our experience even this is often to much for people interested here in europe. In US the prices are lower than in europe.
3D-VR-360 Photographers>Sample Forms Library DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): The We Get Around Sample Forms Library is free for We Get Around Network Forum Members. Simply contribute at least one of your business forms – any language – to the Sample Forms Library. We Get Around Sample Forms Library Includes ... ✓ Agreement Between Photographer and Client ✓ Agreement Between Photographer and Client (Event) ✓ Invoices ✓ Job Check List ✓ Licensing Agreement ✓ Marekting Plan ✓...
Matterport Pros when do you get paid & why? DanSmigrod 16 5 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): While I do invoice the moment that I send the client the link, I request payment upon complete satisfaction. So far, I'm batting one hundred. No one has stiffed me. I have had one unhappy client concerning a GSV conversion - and his dissatisfaction with Google Street View's 'see-inside' no longer being an option is shared by me, understood, and I was happy that I managed to sell him a Matterport Tour from a GSV lead :) Just didn't get the...
40+ Standard Member Benefits: One a Day! DanSmigrod Jump to first page34Jump to last page 5 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Wednesday, 5 July 2017 Standard Membership Benefit #35 Free! We Get Around Matterport Mentor Listing We Get Around Matterport Mentors are an elite group of Pros that are Matterport experts as a result of either: 1. scanning for more than a year 2. creating more than 100 Matterport Spaces (formerly known at 3D Showcases) 3. offering a Matterport 3rd party solution such as floor plans, virtual staging, CMS, videos from scans or single...
Facebook Cover now allows Video GlennTremain 4 6 monthsGlennTremain (994): They now autoplay on mobile. https://www.facebook.com/NailSoupMedia
12 Reasons to Join the FREE WGAN Forum DanSmigrod 6 6 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Harrycayman ✓ Top 10 Reasons to Join as a Standard Member Dan
WGAN Standard Members: Add Your Website Link DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsDannyBasting (967): That's a great addition Dan!
RE Agents: Should I Buy a Matterport Camera? DanSmigrod 2 6 monthshometakes (709): Ok, I say this with my Realtor hat on, and not my Tour Provider hat. I think I speak from $165 mill in sales in a 3 year periods worth of experience the following: Very Successful Real Estate agents don't engage in any other activity that isn't directly related to either working to get listings by phone, Direct mail or any other means. Other activities include the showing of homes to their own buyers, working on contracts and what ever else...
Unstaged vs Staged-Marketing w/Matterport kjoman 10 6 monthskjoman (112): @garysnyder, I'm not sure about companies providing for a single day shoot but here in the Seattle area, there's also a company that provides do it yourself staging with prices based on how much you need, i.e., one bedroom home, etc. which would be less expensive than an actual staging company. Luckily my client paid all the expenses plus me coming out twice.
Matterport Google AdWords in your Market? DanSmigrod 6 6 monthsTrustedPhotoDC (619): My own results are that targeted FB ads perform much better than AdWords.
Video of Basilica da Estrela (Matterport) PedroAvilez 6 6 monthsInvelop (118): You should send your historic scans to HistoryView.org They have increased my traffic to my website which increase my sales by linking all my work to my homepage. This VR Field Trip Program is a great educational tool for teachers all over the world! The Moto Museum VR FIeld Trip https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=NajVoAs8BA4&mf=0&guides=0&qs=1&wmode=opaque
Commercial Licensing Agreement 3SixtyNow 4 6 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @3SixtyNow in what context do you need it? I might be able to help
Inman Innovator Awards KoaWare 1 6 monthsKoaWare (100): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/641dd2d57c1a118797933ee061423273.png The KoaWare team is honored to be chosen as an Innovative Technology Finalist for the Inman Innovator Awards! Visit us in the Startup Alley at Inman Connect SF, where we will be showcasing upcoming product releases and new innovation. Winners will be announced at Connect!
Marketing Idea>Volunteer to Stream RE Events DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Today (28 June 2017), I volunteered to livestream to Facebook a lunch/panel/association meeting in Atlanta. Today was mostly a dry-run to make sure the Wi-Fi connection was rock solid. Going forward, the association of property managers and commercial real estate brokers will: ✓ promote the live stream in advance ✓ promote the live stream at the event (with credit to We Get Around Atlanta) ✓ promote the live stream...
100% Matterport Income? tocha 6 6 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Training Academy Video: We Get Around Going "All In" ... Free to Watch by We Get Around Network Forum Members Hi All, Earlier today (27 June 2017), I spoke with a newbie Matterport Service Provider that went "all in" ... He also recently joined the We Get Around Network as a Standard Member. 1. He quit his day job (unrelated to real estate / unrelated to spaces that can be scanned) 2. Bought a Matterport...
Should a Newbie Go "All In" with Matterport? DanSmigrod 14 6 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): WGAN-TV Training Academy Video: We Get Around Going "All In" ... Free to Watch by We Get Around Network Forum Members Hi All, Earlier today (27 June 2017), I spoke with a (different) newbie Matterport Service Provider that went "all in" ... He also recently joined the We Get Around Network as a Standard Member. 1. He quit his day job (unrelated to real estate / unrelated to spaces that can be scanned) 2. Bought a...
How to Show an Agent You Can Double Their $$ DanSmigrod 15 6 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi all, How about ... Win More and Bigger Premium Listings More Often Dan
WSJ: Offers on Homes Purchased Sight Unseen DanSmigrod 7 6 monthsProperty3dNZ (508): This has happened with a scan of mine! An amazing lady who was on Masterchef NZ (consequently a bit famous here in NZ) and has gone on to do bit things was in Australia setting up her business. Her husband went and viewed the home absolutely loved it. The house got a pre auction offer and the auction was brought forward - this meant both of them were going to be out of the country! She viewed the scan and also loved the home so consequently...
Sotheby's: 10% of Listings Include 3D Tour DanSmigrod 6 6 monthsGlennTremain (994): Its out of their hands. They have an obligation to uphold the marketing standards of the company they hang their license with. Show them they are not upholding their agreement with sotheby's to comply with the marketing brand they have and without this they look like [insert local brokerage name THEY think are beneath them and don't deserve a sotheby's type of client here] Then if they are still dense use then tell them to google "altman...
WSJ: VirtualAPT 3D/VR Robot Gets $1 SQ FT DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsJC3DCX (793): I would love to see ANYONE in SA pay R39.00 (3xR13.00 / R13.00 = $1) an SQM (3feet = 1m). Thus a 1000SQM (3000SQF) home would cost R39 000.00, :eek::eek: 3x scans and I can purchase a new Pro2.
Retail Storefront with 10 Different Colors? Faga 10 6 monthsDannyBasting (967): @DanSmigrod, thank you for that detailed post. For those of you that want to see the video of the interactive part where Dan posted a screen grab from, see the video below. After the animation part, at about 2 minutes in to the video, the interactive part starts. While the example above shows a colorpicker, it's also possible to choose from a set of predefined colors. As for what @Faga is asking for in this case, I do think this...
How to Scale Your MSP Business (on Steroids) DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @DanSmigrod yes great idea!
The Next Generation: MatterBabies StevenHattan 30 6 monthsVTLV (901): How can I become a card carrying member of the Matterbabies? We invested in the company being told future product capabilities were coming down the line. The wait times have been frustrating after watching videos from Matt Bell talking about upcoming product capabilities and not seeing the results come to us anytime soon after his announcements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt5UaDBAIEg Many members helped speed up the innovation while...
China: How to Grow Your USA 3D Tour Business DanSmigrod 10 6 monthsJuMP (550): @AerialLook That is not true. The checking result of www.daiwokan.com is below: www.daiwokan.com is from 52.77.48.158 美国 华盛顿州西雅图市亚马逊(Amazon)公司数据中心 (It is USA Washington Amazon Data Center). In order to provide service to our customers in US we set up our www.iit3d.com at US. www.iit3d.com is from 47.90.204.173 美国 加利福利亚州圣克拉拉谷阿里云数据中心 (It is USA CA Aliyun Data...
Matterport Single Property Websites Integratedman 15 6 monthsViewing (580): @srennick I can't say too much more about it at the moment sorry.
Interactive 3D Showcase including multimedia tocha 5 6 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): Hi All, I'd like to share some clarity on this. VR Listing ( http://www.vrlisting.com/), a Canadian MSP, had an amazing opportunity to scan the Krispy Kreme sets used in the Power Rangers movie. After seeing MatterPlus, an experimental events-based platform for Matterport that I created, they discovered that they could embed videos and photos into the tour. They presented a full proof-of-concept to Krispy Kreme and Lion's Gate -- who loved...
Matterport Sales Rep. Email hometakes 1 6 monthshometakes (709): So I just received this: [7 June 2017] Did you hear the news? On May 31st Matterport announced the NEW Pro2 3D Camera, an all-in-one device that creates stunning 3D tours and print quality still shots. The Pro2 Features: 4K Lenses 4X the resolution of the Pro1 Faster Capture Times Automatic HDR Processing and White Balancing GPS and more... Please see the website for more info: https://matterport.com/pro2-3d-camera/ As an...
Google Beta Program Might Help GlennTremain 1 7 monthsGlennTremain (994): https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.searchenginejournal.com/google-introduces-buy-button-beta-program/200186/amp/ This is worth trying for Matterport and other services you provide. This helps with SEO of your site if you are approved. Not a lot if you haven't done the basic things for your business SEO bit of you have it will help you get business and it will help with your site ranking and it might give your ads better conversion. This is only...
Is the Pro2 a Competitive Advantage? DanSmigrod 8 7 monthsjustinv (1000): My prices are going to stay the same with my old camera. I hope everyone in my market upgrades and raises their prices. For the most part, Realtors are cheap here and everywhere else.
Top 20 Videos by Forum Members to Promote... DanSmigrod 4 7 monthsAndrewWilliam23 (64): Great work Paolo. Nice reel!
My first promo video. Feedback welcome! TourMySpace 3 7 monthsNamecomingsoon (13): I think it is good, thanks for sharing. I would like to see the dollhouse, to floorpan, to inside view. You currently only show dollhouse- which is the grainiest lowest quality of matter port. Almost looks like iguide or something else. The magic of matter port is how realistic it is, especially in first person view moving from circle to circle. Show it off!
20 Questions Live: iGuide versus Matterport DanSmigrod Jump to first page77Jump to last page 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Moving this to the top of the Forum ...
Are you Surprising and Delighting Clients? DanSmigrod 11 7 monthsNetworker (58): @Metroplex360 Thanks for the explanation! I see. Nice touch.
Why You Want to Retain the Copyright in MP DanSmigrod 5 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @3dVuz That's a TERRIFIC! question. First, We Get Around curates a Form library. Access is free, when you contribute a Form :cool: ... ✓ 3D/VR/360 Photographers>Sample Forms Library Second, We Get Around does not use a contract between us and our clients, with one exception, where the client provided the Agreement. We only invoice the client after we have delivered everything and they are thrilled. We take the business...
Urgent: Do Not Delete Scans from Your iPad DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, You do not want to delete scans from your iPad because you may get an opportunity - like this - to get paid twice for the same Matterport Spaces 3D Tours: ✓ I need help with up to 2,000 scans in the US And, while this opportunity is for non-residential real estate, there will be opportunities to re-sell residential real estate models. Here's how you can save all your models: ✓ How to Backup Your Matterport Spaces on...
Matterport: Virtual Store Integration DanSmigrod 4 7 monthsViewing (580): I've investigated at length about ecom integration. It's the original reason I bought a camera, thinking to a time when mattertags are more dynamic and, as we can all see, it's getting there. If you could add one or multiple XML feeds to a tag we're off and running. This is well within the capabilities of the wizards at Matterport.
Inman Connect San Francisco 7-11 August 2017 DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/63daa44a51ad23d5d9c58589d534d4f4.png Inman Connect San Francisco (7-11 August 2017) is an excellent event for tech savvy real estate agents. I attended in 2016. Plus, I attended two Inman Connects in New York City (2016 and 2017). About the Event ( from the Inman Connect San Francisco Website) Inman Connect is a week-long event bringing together more than 4,000 top-producing agents and brokers,...
How Matterport Should Charge for Street View DanSmigrod 4 7 monthsViewing (580): We'll have to wait and see what the nominal fee is. I just can't get my thinking away from the fact that we would be paying Matterport to publish their own 3D tour to Google. Bill Google if they're going to bill anyone. Don't bill us or the client by default as it's neither ours nor the client's 3D tour to publish to Google Street View. The greatest respect as always and I do appreciate the staff commitment to making GSV happen. We shouldn't be...
Matterport: Please do not screw this up ... DanSmigrod 10 7 monthsjustinv (1000): @Metroplex360 In a perfect world, it would not be anywhere but next best thing would be while tour is loading and then it is gone. I do not have enough time in the day for everything, so I don't worry about it anymore. As long as I keep getting work, I am not worried about it.
Standard Members>3 Free Special Offer Videos DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hello Standard Members in the We Get Around Network, Reminder that you get the free use of three of these special offer videos. (Please see your Welcome Onboard Letter if you would like to embed them in your website. (Please Private Message me for the password.) Not yet a Standard Member? These videos are 1 of 40+ Standard Member Benefits | www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan Free 2D Floor Plan with Your Matterport Spaces 3D Tour ...
Let's break long weekend silent with LPS2017 JuMP 3 7 monthsTosolini (1774): It must be sunny out there so not many people in front of their PC :-)
Realtor can't link tour to listing sites. 3SixtyNow 12 7 months3SixtyNow (193): Thank you @LewisBishop! I have advised my client and hopefully they won't have any more issues. Thank you everyone for your help!
Preschool Marketing Dept. Concerns 3SixtyNow 3 7 monthsOpenHouseOptics (64): Statistics show that people go where they are familiar - if anything, them seeing it online will encourage a site visit AND increase enrollment because parents feel like they KNOW the environment. It's based on the same psychology we use when teaching fire safety or mass panic situations, look for the exits that are OPPOSITE of where you came in because people will go the way they are most familiar.
360º Video: Sensoji Temple | Dan's Metaphor DanSmigrod 3 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Metroplex360 The firmware update for the Instat360 Air was released while I was in Tokyo. I updated it that night, so I did not get the benefit of the stabilization. My Insta360 Nano for my iPhone already has the stabilization firmware update. Dan
360º Photo & Videos in ANA First Class DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): We Get Around Network Forum Founder Dan Smigrod reports from his ANA First Class seat flying from Tokyo to Houston. 360º Video 1 360º Video 2 360º Video 3 --- Hi All, In my article – ANA First Class: the Art of Perfection on Steroids – I include a 360º photo sphere and three 360º videos (along with still images). I used a Ricoh Theta S set on HDR. To "clean-up" the nadir (remove the tripod),...
New News srennick 27 7 monthsLizzg (124): 340 scans, 3 visits and some help from MP support on an alignment issue up front. It was hard to connect each visit because stuff got moved.
Matterport and a Tokyo Subway Ticket? DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): 360º Video: We Get Around Network Founder Dan Smigrod at Ebisu Train Station in Tokyo on Tuesday, 9 May 2017. Hi All, What does buying a Tokyo Subway Ticket got to do with getting started with Matterport? Turns out a lot. If you are just getting started with Matterport, this video is for you. Domo, Dan P.S. www.JoinStandard.com | Top 10 Reasons to Join as a Standard Member
360º Video: Does This Happen to You Too? DanSmigrod 3 7 monthsStevenHattan (1510): Cracking me up asking those girls if they were real estate agents. I get it though. Your efforts do not go unnoticed. Keep up the great work and sharing of knowledge.
360º Video: New Medium to Win Listings? DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): 360º Video: Tour the oldest Temple in Tokyo, Sensoji Temple, with We Get Around Network Founder Dan Smigrod as he chats about how 360º video can be used to generate ancillary revenue for 3D Tour Pros. ---- Hi All, I recorded this 360º video WalkAround at the oldest Temple in Tokyo today (8 May 2017) while describing how 360º video can be used to win more and bigger listings more often and to help get the most offers for the most...
360º Photo & Video in ANA Business Class DanSmigrod 2 7 monthsPanoskin (43): Haha looks fun! We just got in too. That's Tom my CRO enjoying his first train ride in Tokyo http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1672ea0e705a1101549971b3353073c4.jpg
Matterport Pros>Pricing When Sub-Contracting DanSmigrod 4 7 monthsViewing (580): With the way our site functions, one member of the forum suggested it could work as a distribution channel. This was never my intention but it's actually feasible because of the DM & IM features, the upload, create draft, share with client and edit by either party until happy nature of how it all works. Now, taking into consideration what was mentioned above and the fact that we already display the network map of providers to help clients...
Crowdfunding a Matterport Business? DanSmigrod 6 8 monthsnat_vanveen (556): :eek::eek::O
How to charge for MP Rich Media MatterTags? DanSmigrod 5 8 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): I think that the nature of the MatterTags should be taken into consideration. If the client sends you links to YouTube videos, fine. If the client sends you a list of Amazon items and tells you to include their id # so they get a kick-back, then you are providing a white-glove custom integration service that requires testing and precision. I would recommend providing a free # of MatterTags with each tour. Allow -1- video and up to 5...
VR Popup mailer jimduquette 4 8 monthsjimduquette (10): Open thread to view post.
Matterport presentation Briski2208 4 8 monthsBriski2208 (73): Quite a different variety, Will not be suitable for all, but you will have interior design, letting agents to a business who rents antique props for film production.
VRBO not allowing external links? PhotoJoe 16 8 monthsPhotoJoe (13): VRBO is not allowing any logos or branding on the videos. They are calling them links.
New! Branded Video Teasers for Social Media DanSmigrod 12 8 monthsArtisticConcepts (445): Hey everyone! I just wanted to let you know that MediaBumpers has a brand new service coming soon. This one will be a solution that many have asked for and for some, you will think "I never thought about that... but WOW!!!!" Keep you're eyes out for it soon! I'm pretty stoked about it. And now... back to your regularly scheduled programming. 😂 God Bless, Chris
Contract Documents and Release Forms BobbyG 1 8 monthsBobbyG (28): When sending out contract release forms to a real estate agent, who is responsible to sing a release? The agent or the home owner? Thanks Bobby
Sell Me Your Website, How Much Would It Take lknbigfish 8 8 monthslknbigfish (19): Thanks for all of the suggestions. I have worked with wordpress and squarespace,they make it pretty easy to setup a nice looking site and I'm sure wix and weebly are similar. I was just hoping to find someone who has invested some time in a great site that would sell a copy for $500-$1000+ and maybe a few hundred throughout the year for updates.
We just Made Your FREE stuff Even Better! ArtisticConcepts 4 8 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @ArtisticConcepts I know I could go to say Envato, browse around looking for a suitable vid, buy it and then edit it in Camtasia etc etc but why would I waste my time when I could use a service like yours, and your vids do look super professional. It's a really helpful service! I'll think about the text I need and get back to you Chris. Sending back blessings from Downunder to you and your family in the USA :):angel::cool:
What is your personal brand? Why important? DanSmigrod 7 8 monthsnat_vanveen (556): @Metroplex360 lol haha :D
How to get restaurants as 3D Tour clients? DanSmigrod 5 8 monthsimmersivetours (16): Hey Phil, I have not scanned a brewery yet but will be doing it later this month and I can share it with you than! Yes, I will be charging $150/year for hosting the 3D Visual Tour, considering changing it to a monthly fee so it is a better revenue stream but thats me.
Maps + 3D Tours CartoBlue 5 8 monthsCartoBlue (43): Hey forgot to mention we can white label all of our maps, or brand it for either your business or your client.
Getting more out of your Mattertags Alticon 6 8 monthsRPOceanic (112): Very elegant solution.
NYT Real Estate Debuts Virtual Reality Tours DanSmigrod 2 8 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Matterport sent this eblast to its clients today (7 April 2017). Dan -- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/e1affd5878b194a93a167eb36f831edc.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/fe376d5d6d58602ba4101b8d981198ce.png
Matterport Sign Riders foxwrth13 3 8 monthsfoxwrth13 (16): looks good thanks. I guess its a coin toss between getting the lead from the text and getting them to look at the tour url and contact the agent on their own
Matterport versus Blue-Sketch 2D Floor Plans DanSmigrod 8 8 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Metroplex360 Good to know. Thanks, Dan
Matterport for Airbnb.com JMEPhotos 7 9 monthsrpetersn (1516): Hi @PHILG...Correct, I don't believe VRBO will allow you to add any links to the general property description area. Instead, they offer this "external link" option that has to be approved by someone there at VRBO. Once approved, these links are then buried (in my opinion) way down the page. The ideal solution would be as you describe....adding a link near the beginning of the text used to describe a property. If I've missed...
20 Questions Live: 48 Free MP Sales Tools DanSmigrod Jump to first page39Jump to last page 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @benn197 Just got seated: T2 Trainspotting http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/dacb63d0fc9c260e0e24d819047cf234.jpg
Innovative Use of Matterport VR: Showrooms DanSmigrod 5 9 monthsFurnitureScanner (34): Thank you, nat! We've deployed these models to the field's iPads so that can have them offline. We also have multiple Samsung Gear VR that we share through the company as well as have some custom printed Google Cardboard printed off to show everything in VR.
Right Tool for Pro-Active Insurance Records? DanSmigrod 4 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, The Forum Member sent this follow-up. Dan --- "I agree with everything you say, as of now I have had no luck convincing insurance companies to get on board, but will continue trying. My only work-around with the Matterport I can come up with is to produce the walk-through like normal, except with maybe more angles and views included, then do a video capture on my iMac of it and save to file>thumb drive. Also, save the...
Video Day in the life of a scanner 1 min. GeorgeK 8 9 monthsDouglasMeyers (322): Nice video, I just have one question. Why is you camera so high up on the tripod ? I notice when the camera gets so high when you pull photos from the tour they seem to be looking down at a room not eye level. I use mine at about 5'5" and my photos look stright on not like a person looking down at a room. Maybe it's just me.
How many Matterport Spaces Scanned Annually? DanSmigrod 6 9 monthsWoods (43): @DanSmigrod, thank you for posting this. And thanks to the other posts, this information is extremely helpful. I would love to see more posts like this, because it allows new forum members to see the need and possible yearly growth @Metroplex360. It's tough to promote good business without others wanting to invade, but at least we are mostly city/regionally based... for now.
Bundle and Up-Sell 3rd Party Solutions? DanSmigrod 4 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): BTW, We have added more 3rd party solutions to this list since this Forum post. Dan
Why a Real Estate Broker is No Longer a MSP DanSmigrod 7 9 monthsBale100 (169): In Spain becoming an MSP for Real Estate is a waste of time. Brokers generally do not have exclusivity for the properties they are selling or renting i.e. the owner has it listed with multiple agencies. The broker will not pay for 3D as they are fearful that they pay and another broker reaps the benefit. Owners will not pay €50 for photos on € multi million properties let alone €several hundred for a 3D Tour. Same with Yachts and...
Statistics for Marketing Brochure SVM 2 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @SVM Instead of creating your own flyers with statistics, why not use 48 tools that Matterport has written and designed that include statistics? 27 of these tools can include your company name and logo. At 5 pm ET today (Thursday, 23 March 2017), I will ask 20 Questions Live with Perspective3-D.com Founder Sherry Rennick ( @SRennick ) about her VIP Organized-Customized-Delivered Concierge Service for Matterport MSPs. You can tune-in here...
Virtual tour experience and effectiveness Davimmo 4 9 monthsJC3DCX (793): One realtor use my services to enable him to get sole mandate listings, as well as bigger exposure to his high-end listings
CartoBlue + Matterport + Resort Community kaybaum 7 9 monthskaybaum (46): Thanks, Eric! I just sent you a PM. Also, @PieroBortolot - I just chatted with Thinglink & it doesn't look like they will work with Matterport. I am disappointed because I'm a do-it-yourselfer. :( If anyone out there has had a different experience with thinglink please let me know. Thanks!
Free! 48 Matterport Sales Tools/Assets DanSmigrod 2 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, Please see this related Forum discussion: ✓ 20 Questions Live: 48 Free Matterport Sales Tools/Assets Best, Dan
Matterport is NOT the future of real estate GlennTremain 21 9 monthsProperty3dNZ (508): Lordy! 8 mins what are they thinking! I tried to stick it out but at the 3 min 32 sec mark I just couldn't take it anymore!! Who wants to see a real estate agent drive up the drive way in there fancy pants car and then the office manager in jandels?! Wow.
realtor negative comments about Matterport ArchimedStudio 9 9 monthsjustinv (1000): I would ask him how many people does he show the home he has listed? I thought that was the reason why everyone wants to be selling agents and not buyers agents. They want to stick a sign in the yard and wait for it to sell? In my area, most don't even want to do open houses. I had an old man tell me about the same line. I would rather show it myself than have everyone looking at it online. I asked him if he puts pictures up or just a front...
Apartments.com | Source of business? Senojev 4 9 monthsMetroplex360 (6346): http://forum.we-get-around.com/topic/678/apartmentscom--matterport-31000-3d-tours/
How to get leads from harsh weather GlennTremain 4 9 monthsGlennTremain (994): And by showing your agent this and telling them to post in social media you are increasing your business relationship "account" between them and you. You are seen for your marketing as well as your craftsmanship of the models you give to them.
Matterport>Getting a Mortgage Loan in 3 Days DanSmigrod 7 9 monthsAPN (25): I believe the hold up is the underwriting process not the appraisal process.
Animated Marketing Videos FlightMedia 2 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @FlightMedia Yes. See details here. Dan
Making Matterport Spaces go "Viral", how to? GoneCoastalSC 10 9 monthsfrstbubble (322): @DanSmigrod this would be a good addition to the forms library! @nat_vanveen thanks for the post!
Matterport sign deal with airbnb 3dshowcaseuk 16 9 monthsRichierichks (328): Damn, I got Rick Rolled!
Free Use of 12 Videos for Standard Members DanSmigrod 1 9 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- Video C: Powered by Animamos Hello Standard Members, Free Use of 12 Videos to help you succeed faster! A reminder that you get the free use of the following videos customized with your contact info and company logo: ✓ 3 of these 4 animated marketing videos ✓ 3 of these 4 "handwritten" whiteboard marketing videos ✓ [url=mediabumpers.com/wegetaroundnetworkpromotion.html]3 of these 7...
Email Campaigns gulmer123 9 9 monthskellysuesharp (31): Thanks guys. We used MailChimp but one of our competitors filed a complaint so we have to get unblocked. Planning to just pay i guess. Thank u all for always being helpful.
Ever thought of featuring U R WGA? GlennTremain 1 9 monthsGlennTremain (994): Are you a regular contributor here? Ever think about showcasing you are a contributor or member of We Get Around? Use the logo and statement as a proclamation that you keep up with the latest on the latest technology out there? Just thinking out loud.
Did Not See This One Coming jmprop 8 9 monthsjasondavidpage (64): MSP is a program geared for Matterport Service Providers - that being said, purchasing a camera for your own use wouldn't really make you a service provider - it would make you the end user. So far, all I have received by being an MSP is 4 leads, 3 of which were actually people who wanted more information about purchasing a system so Matterport sent them to me as a lead. The last lead was a real lead - but only 250 miles away. Not being approved...
Got an email from Matterport grmngrl 7 9 monthsmcatino (118): No, I am sadden my research. I am and was so excited to go 100 mph into matterport but returned my camera last week. I should have never bought it but the sales guy got me at the right moment but then my diesel engine truck had a major issue that same night and then with a week in the Dealer shop. I have got over 3 grand into my truck and its just the bringing of 2017. But it really made me think, I just can't get into MP until I have a need...
Ontario, Canada MLS example ShahBatroukh 4 9 monthsQueen_City_3D (1303): This probably doesn't help because it looks pretty much the exact same as your link, as I also use the WP3D model plug-in: https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/Single-Family/17873682/3332-GREEN-BANK-ROAD-Regina-Saskatchewan-S4V1L3 If you had the plain Matterport link, the listing would look the exact same on realtor.ca. The only difference would be when someone clicks on the multimedia button. That will direct the customer to whatever link the...
WP3D MODELS - Adding Agent - Help 3SixtyNow 6 10 months3SixtyNow (193): Thank you @rpetersn for you help! Thanks for letting me know I forgot to activate one of my plugins. WP3DMODELS is now working as it should!!
KoaWare: Weekly Newsletters KoaWare 1 10 monthsKoaWare (100): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/e8b621bb9bad108a2de844e7e633dc71.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/346a775fdf0792555efa5049fbd4921b.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/a13d2a848c2682b8beecf3d1979f0124.png
Luxury Fitness Club Network - what to reply DmitriyReev 6 10 monthsDmitriyReev (37): Dear friends, any other ideas/advices please? Thank you in advance! Dmitriy
Use Two Ways to Succeed as a Matterport Pro DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Use Two Ways to Succeed as a Matterport Pro Hi All, If you are thinking about buying a Matterport Camera or just bought one, here are two ways - use them both - to succeed faster. 1. Your trusted network of friends and colleagues that are potential clients - or trusted introductions to their friends and colleagues 2. Focus on the space you are an expert This week I did Skype chats with two Members of the Forum. For example...
40+ Standard WGA Membership Benefits Include DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post ---- 40+ Standard We Get Around Network Membership Benefits Including these six that we announced Wednesday (1 March 2017): ✓ Branded Media Bumpers customized with Your Contact Info/Logo ✓ Un-Built Spaces: Photo Realistic 3D Renders ✓ Un-Built Spaces: SparkVR 3D Walk Through Service ✓ Un-Built Spaces: SurrealVR Photo Realistic 3D Renders ✓ Free! 48 Matterport Sales Tools and Digital Assets ✓ ...
KoaWare Announces immoviewer Integration KoaWare 1 10 monthsKoaWare (100): Promoted Post --- Real estate pros can now integrate @immoviewer’s 3D home tour software into their KoaWare Property Website. Together, we can deliver a comprehensive solution for agents to digitally market their listing, and simplify the user experience within the digital real estate realm. Previously limited to Matterport embed codes and URLs, KoaWare has now opened the 3D field to accept preferred vendors. Users can simply copy and...
.99 .info URLs justinv 1 10 monthsjustinv (1000): I just got an email for .99 vanity URL with .info on it from GoDaddy. It is a two day sale and total will be $1.17!
Win More and Bigger Listings More Often DanSmigrod 2 10 monthsGlennTremain (994): This is where if you took a photo of her and add that comment and put on social media (tag her and her brokerage) and link it to a blog post from your site talking about it would make it very viral.
Pro struggling to get started>Your thoughts? DanSmigrod 16 10 monthsjustinv (1000): @DanSmigrod First my hats off to you for taking the time to make sure this MSP makes it. 1.See if you can tell us what area they are in? Maybe someone nearby can come in and give hints about that market. 2.What career did they have before? This can help everyone think outside the box for this person. 3.What is their ideal target market? I know how to run Facebook ads and would be willing to help them get that started. If it is real estate,...
Best Practices Thread: Working w/ Government DovrMedia 8 10 monthsTrustedPhotoDC (619): With security work you can't fake it 'til you make it. You should either hire a specialist or a company that has a history with InfoSec and understands OPSEC.
Get more clients to help you GlennTremain 1 10 monthsGlennTremain (994): In previous posts I talked about getting the agent or business owner to stand next to the camera. This talks about how to get most of your client base to do it. https://www.facebook.com/NailSoupMedia/videos/10155167057486554/ By creating a photo silhouette next to the camera and then with something like "You Here" then something like "You use Matterport Marketing....why not let your prospective clients know it? Have us...
Embed virtual ad spaces inside walkthrough Amaury 12 10 monthsmori (478): The other way round would also be very interesting. Allow a visitor to explore the space and maybe even buy even if it´s closed. A great showcase for that is the adidas window shopping-project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYBURgFgP7w
Poll: Just 26% of You Are Showing Clients VR DanSmigrod 8 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @DannyBasting About de-duping, our Polling Service Admin writes: "The de-duplication is a 'best effort' process based on the user's IP address and the user's ID (if they are logged in). We can remove obvious duplicates and prevent abuses like 'stuffing the ballot box"' but it is indeed likely that votes by some users are counted twice. That is not ideal but we can still draw useful inferences from the data because the sample size...
Great social share piece GlennTremain 1 10 monthsGlennTremain (994): This is not about Matterport or even your business. But by sharing things about technology life changers like this you are seen as not always trying to sell but as a technology guide. This is something that once you watch it you instantly connect. Something to post on your Facebook under technology https://www.facebook.com/viralthread/videos/670251863147500/ Find more like this and you be seen as a resource for innovation and it will help...
Tag Tag Tag-Employees-Clients & theirClients GlennTremain 1 10 monthsGlennTremain (994): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahSSgpb7Ooc If you do 4 scans a week and can get photos of 3 clients when you pick up the check or do the scan or just know they are around and you can go meet them that is close to 2200 impressions on just facebook. Not counting twitter and instagram and other social platforms. Plus they will share it with their friends and family and clients who have, on average, 182 facebook friends. this is too...
SEO, Your Site and Social Media GlennTremain 3 10 monthsfrstbubble (322): Thank you for a basic SEO overview. Good to know info.
Matterport SEO Keywords? leeverdon 3 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @leeverdon While not a list of keywords that you are seeking, the single most important SEO that a Matterport Pro can do is use WP3D Models Wordpress Plugin to generate links (because these links point back to your website: not Matterport's website). For example, if you do 100 Matterport Spaces 3D Tours annually and each of these Matterport Spaces gets viewed 500 times, that's 50,000 views that gets credited back to your website. WP3D...
Renovation Clients? Before/After Slider Tool DanSmigrod 6 10 monthsUserName (583): The only difference between a photograph of a room and the room viewed in Matterport seems to be the controls that appear on top of the model, as seen here .. http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/7570b168e55f27bf716b6316979a0d22.png Take away those controls and thumbnail images, and there's your "BEFORE" photo. If the goal is to show how a Showcase model looks with all controls visible, you could compare those two photos. Note that...
Video Shout-Outs: Client Testimonials DanSmigrod 3 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): https://youtu.be/7ioByybOn9s @srennick Sherry that's great! Your video reminded me that I should continue to record VR Viewing experiences with my iPhone. These video clips tell a great story ... Dan
Which VR Viewer Artwork do you like best? DanSmigrod Jump to first page34Jump to last page 10 monthsVince_MccrayT (4): Why hasn't the reviewer posted about the upcoming OSVR HDK2? Thats open source VR same capabilities as the Oculus upgradeable unlike the Oculus and evolving quickly with hand gesture etc oh and for much less money. Check the distributors out RazerZone. This should be on the radar of pcmag surely.
Free Matterport Spaces 3D Tour for Realtors DanSmigrod 8 10 monthslisahinson (763): @JonJ love this description "Photos 25 HDR photos with Elevated Photos, Blue Sky Guarantee"
Zillow is a Big Fat Troll Blocking Success Metroplex360 9 10 monthsVTLV (901): Like @Rootsyloops, I gave it a shot - joined the Zillow Preferred Photographer training, quickly got unimpressed over the quality. Chatted with Zillow about the quality of the product and changed my direction into another agent service offering over a quality offering. I've added the Zillow Walk Through service as an add on or sometimes a package to help agents get bumped up viewer standings by getting their listing clicked on with a video. I...
.info domains on sale justinv 4 10 monthsjustinv (1000): @DanSmigrod I honestly answered someone on the slower forum about building websites for the tours. I always give Ross credit and tell them to buy it. Little did I know that he did the drone work on the Goodsprings Loop in the example. He just bought a camera recently and I guess he was trying to sell her a tour. She gave him the site and he was blown away. He was trying to figure out how to duplicate my website and I was the one who answered!...
Syndicating links Radie842 4 10 monthsRadie842 (199): They posted directly with trend MLS I checked with them they don't support syndicating the virtual Tours I also asked them if we created a website if we are allowed to put the wording in but not the physical link and they said no
#ICNY17 Video: We Get Around RealMailers.con DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Video: RealMailers.com Co-Founder MIchael Rossi demos RealMailers.com to We Get Around Network Forum Founder Dan Smigrod at Inman Connect New York 2017. -- To discuss this video, please see this Forum Post: ✓ #ICNY17-Easy-Fast-Affordable DIY Postcards The following is a transcript of the video. Dan --- Dan Smigrod: [00:00:02] Hi. I am Dan Smigrod, Founder of the We Get Around Network Forum. And joining me today at Inman...
#ICNY17-Easy-Fast-Affordable DIY Postcards DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Video: RealMailers.com Co-Founder MIchael Rossi demos RealMailers.com to We Get Around Network Forum Founder Dan Smigrod at Inman Connect New York 2017. -- For a transcript of this video, please see this Forum post: ✓ #ICNY17 Video: We Get Around RealMailers.con -- Hi All, As a photographer, are you asking yourself ... ✓ how can you differentiate yourself from the competition? ✓ how can you help your real estate...
Viewing Duration of Video and 3D Tours? DanSmigrod 5 10 monthsSeekBeak (61): So I ran some queries over our data to find out how long people interact with each Snap (a main image + associated meta data + attached audio/image files). After excluding the outliers and getting the overall averages: Average viewing time for each individual Snap: 48.28 seconds Average number of interactive hotspots per image: 3.22 Now remember, the major purpose of SeekBeak is to promote interactivity to an otherwise static 360 image, so I'd...
Take photos of your clients next 2 camera GlennTremain 7 10 monthsBenHolmes (31): Understood Craig we dont have these restrictions in Aus
Ski resort htimsabbub23 7 11 monthsjfantin (1147): I am sorry for the delay. I missed your question @3DscannUK This is a link to a small ski slope (just a few hundred meters). I took one pano each 10 meters while driving with a snow mobile at reasonable speed (it was green slope for begginers and children). I would say that it took me a couple of minutes at most. http://www.phisigmainteractive.com/LaHoyita-Catedral/index.html In the lower left corner you have access to a map and the...
Bartering 3D Tours for Hotels, Meals & More DanSmigrod 3 11 monthsTrustedPhotoDC (619): "The IRS wants to remind small business owners that the fair market value of property or services received through barter is taxable income. Bartering is the trading of one product or service for another. Usually there is no exchange of cash." 4 Things to Know About Bartering
HistoryView: Matterport VR Class Field Trips DanSmigrod 3 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @kellysuesharp Thank you for letting me know. It's fun shooting different spaces, plus, nice to give back when you can. Best, Dan
Flyer-of-the-Month Club for Matterport Pros DanSmigrod 3 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @Integratedman This is a paid service offered by Perspective 3-D. Anyone can order the service from Perspective 3-D. When you join as a Standard Member of the We Get Around Network, you save $$$ You can check-out Perspective 3-D Flyer-of-the-Month Club - and other services for Matterport Service Providers here. You can join as a Standard Member here: www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
ADWERX Online Retargeting for Photographers DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- https://youtu.be/MC74_9sRNts For 3D Tour Photographers, Imagine that you can easily, quickly and affordably design a custom banner for Facebook and the web – that only gets viewed by those on your email list – or LinkedIn list. That's efficient use of your marketing dollars. (It's a form of re-targeting where you specify whom gets to see your online advertising.) Now you can stay top-of-mind all year...
How much do you charge? marcomatt 5 11 monthsMarkHak (1): Many thanks.
Marketing Question: Postcard to Realtors? Chemistrydoc 8 11 monthsChemistrydoc (328): I LIKE it!!
Facebook post, no thumbnail 3SixtyNow 5 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @DustinRobinson www.JoinStandard.com :cool: Dan
Getting Started with Standard Membership ... DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- Video: Getting Started with Standard Membership to Help You Succeed Faster Video: Why WP3D Models WordPress Plugin? Hi All, With 30+ Standard Membership Benefits in the We Get Around Network, it can feel a bit overwhelming getting started. So, we create this video (above). Plus, whether you are a new Basic, Standard or Premium Member – or been with us more than a 18-months, the Welcome...
Local TV News Clips of Matterport Pros? Networker 5 11 monthsNetworker (58): @suncoastskyview--WOW! Great job on the publicity angle! That's just perfect for what I need. Thanks so kindly for the help. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Inman Connect NYC 2017>Dan Smigrod Reporting DanSmigrod 4 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, For We Get Around Network Forum coverage of Inman Connect New York 2017, please see this tag: ICNY17 As of 5 pm ET, Saturday (21 January 2017), I uploaded (some) of the videos. I will add this week. Dan
Matterport Statistics and Real Estate pixelray 4 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @pixelray Probably shows up on a wish list from 2 years ago from Forum Members. Dan
Sharing Matterport Core VR srennick 4 11 monthsVince_MccrayT (4): "feel how poor you are strolling around sf tech-douches apartment in VR!"
Matterport Marketing Materials for a Broker htimsabbub23 3 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): @htimsabbub23 1. Imagine the broker using his smartphone to show this video, customized with his contact info and logo. (Or, to send it as a follow-up) Since you are a Basic Member of the We Get Around Network, we create this video for you at no charge and the broker can use it at no charge, as long as you are a Member. [See Member Benefit #2] 2. Also as a Member, you can receive all the MSP 1-sheets that are broker appropriate - with your...
Tip: Easy Way to Help Improve Your SEO DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/a2da34df6e69c39b41f56fca2996c45f.png All Members of the Forum can publish up 100 Matterport Spaces 3D Tours to the We Get Around Network Gallery Map. Instantly, your scans appear on the Gallery Map. Plus, and here's the SEO help, we include your company name and link back to your website. You benefit from the Forum's page views (see yellow bar above). Three Easy Steps 1. Click on the "...
Help Your Clients Get More Listings>You Scan DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (13093): Video B: I am a real estate agent that uses Matterport Tip for Standard Members of the We Get Around Network Help a client win more and bigger listings more often by giving your client this (above) video – customized with their contact info and logo. When your client gets more business; you get more business. Since you get the free use of three animated marketing videos, use one or two for your clients. By helping them get...
Matterport referrals Radie842 5 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/f7b5d2a573e10793f0a61169f23d32a3.png The We Get Around Network makes it super-easy and super-fast for potential clients to find a: ✓ Matterport Pro ✓ iGuide Pro ✓ immoviewer Pro ✓ Aerial Pro ✓ Still Pro ✓ Videographer ✓ 3rd party service provider The We Get Around Network Map (above) includes full-page public-profiles (green, blue and purple pins) that include which...
Vacation Rentals using Matterport? DanSmigrod 9 1 yearViewing (580): If my vacation rental is already listed one or more other site, is the availability calendar still live and accurate or does the owner have to manually update availability via your site somehow?
How to Price Your Matterport Services DanSmigrod 3 1 yearfrstbubble (322): @Rootsyloops just a note on the video. Video is not cheap at all. There is quite a lot of time in the post process. But remember how much production companies charge for a 30-second video. That is what you have to compare your pricing. You are doing it for a tenth of what they would charge for 30-seconds and giving them from 3 to 7 minute commercial. We have a few clients that don't care for or get Matterport but love the video end of it. We...
Inman: 3D/VR listings to skyrocket in 2017 DanSmigrod 8 1 yearfrstbubble (322): Although some don't believe that clients will come into the office, I think you are able to take the office to them with VR and MP tours. You take a buyer show them a house, they don't like it so you pull out the iPad or Gear VR and show them a few properties right there. Then they can disqualify some properties and find a few that they do want to go see. So you save time and money (and gas) from running all over the place and only showing them...
MSP 1-Sheets with Your Contact Info and Logo DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Premium Member --- Did you know that if you are a Member of the MSP Program and either a Basic, Standard or Premium Member of the We Get Around Network that you can get 12 MSP 1-sheets with your contact info and logo - Free – delivered via Dropbox? Already a Member? Please see the Order Form in the Welcome Onboard Letter (Benefit #16) Simply ... Complete this Order Form (with the exact info and logo) you would like...
Sign riders, QR codes, text link? Dolloff 8 1 yearfrstbubble (322): There are QR code sites out there that let you change the URL without the need to use a separate shortener. I have only used one once and don't remember which one it was, so I can't give any details on which is the best or a good one. I would suggest googling "Reusable QR code"
VR Video Support Arrives for WordPress Blogs DanSmigrod 2 1 yearfrstbubble (322): This is good news for us all! VR making inroads! The more platforms that support it the more in demand it will become!
You should be using Member Benefits GlennTremain 8 1 yearfrstbubble (322): @Metroplex360 I like the idea and think I am going to try and implement that is my site. Thanks!!:beer:
Matterport Sample Forms Library DanSmigrod 15 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): We just added to the Sample Forms Library ... another invoice. The Sample Forms Library is a great way to see what others are doing to give you inspiration ... Best, Dan
What ever happened to Matterport 3D Studio?? sstarkey 30 1 yearmatthew (25): @JonJ This is a great platform!
Hotel Room Scan - Please Review TourMySpace 6 1 yearUserName (583): Looks good. I viewed it in my Gear VR. That's the first time I've seen a hotel room in a VR headset. I'm not sure why hotel room VR headset tours don't seem to exist. Hotel sites have photos of rooms. Visit Ramada's site, for instance, and you see room photos. However, nothing beats using a VR headset to walk through a room you're thinking about booking. if you have a headset you might see what that room looks like. As a tourist, I would have...
CartoBlue Works Easily with WP3D Models DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): If you are using WP3D Models to create Single Property Websites ([url=www.eclipsecondo1518.info]example[/url]), you can easily and seamlessly add a CartoBlue interactive image or area maps. Easy as 1-2-3 1. In WP3D Model, go to the Media Tab 2. On the Media Tab, scroll down to 3rd Party Content 3. Add a CartoBlue link like this: http s://maps.cartoblue.com/imap/173/22 Note: the s in http s:// Got an example of CartoBlue...
Trade Shows: Matterport VR Demos by hotels DanSmigrod 3 1 yearVTLV (901): I wouldn't make any effort to have the Matterport camera on. I tried shooting a space at a trade show once and couldn't keep the connection alive. Flourecent lighting, too many wifi signals and having an open wifi signal everyone's phone wanted to jump onto kept killing then connection between the camera and ipad. I like "Usernames" suggestions above with multiple Gear VR or cardboard idea to preview each room. Show how the agents can...
Get 3 Free "Handwritten" Marketing Videos DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Premium Member ---- Video 1A - I am a Real Estate Agent Video 2A - I am a Photographer Video 3A - I am a Photographer - Ask me for an Agent Standard Members of the We Get Around Network receive these three videos – customized with their contact info and company logo. More Info www.JoinStandard.com Already a Standard Member and have not taken adv antage of this Membership Benefit? Please see Benefit #18 in...
Using MP VR at an Event to Generate Leads DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/604fc8138eed7207f4fb1746e26ca7a4.jpg Photo: Dan Smigrod | Photo by Mike Wilt, NinjaPost We Get Around had a kiosk tonight (12 December 2016) at an event for Atlanta technorati. We used VR – with our new, custom printed multi-color VR Viewer from Unofficial Cardboard - to draw-in people to our kiosk. While we demo VR, we talk more about 3D Tours that are viewable on smartphones, tablets,...
Matterport Shoots Itself in the Foot (Again) DanSmigrod 12 1 yearJonJ (1273): @3dshowcaseuk, What you are asking is completely doable. This is exactly how one of the companies that outsources work via the WGA network operates. They create unique credentials and the MSP sourced, logs into their capture app with those credentials, scans the property and uploads it to the contracting companies account. The MSP is not responsible for processing fees, but can log into the my.matterport.com account to verify the scan and...
Benefits for realtors DmitriyReev 6 1 yearUserName (583): I bookmarked an interesting article yesterday that on the surface seems to slam virtual tours. It's called "Why Do Agents Need Virtual Tours." I've been studying realtors a lot since some may think that realtors are hesitant to buy important things. That's what I started taking notes about when I woke up this morning before seeing this thread. I've looked at articles that discuss their careers, motivations, selling techniques and...
We Get Around Member Featured on Matterport GlennTremain 3 1 yearlisahinson (763): Congrats @srennick! I watched it - super duper!
Corporate Clients May Pre-Pay You for 2017 DanSmigrod 2 1 yearTosolini (1774): This is true, corporate clients may have last minute money to spend before end of fiscal year. Some others frown upon pre-paying for future services, because internal policies only allow paying for completed jobs. Which means a lot of last minute scans. Still good though.
Custom Printed Google Cardboard VR Viewers DanSmigrod 10 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): My VR Viewers from Unofficial Cardboard arrived Wednesday night (30 November 2016). #super-excited We will use the multi-colored version at the 2016 Holiday Showcase at Atlanta Tech Village on Monday, 12 December 2016. Happy holidays, Dan
Sharing My Matterport Presentation Deck and timbaland 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @timbaland The We Get Around Network curates 3rd party solutions to help Matterport Pros succeed faster. Here are three examples of services that you might consider bundling for the large property management company. Happy holidays, Dan
Cloud plans and payments DmitriyReev 6 1 yearDmitriyReev (37): Good day, all! Today I had another problem with potential client and can't solve it w/o your help!..I proposed to one SPA (300 m2) who has already panoramic tour on their web page to replace it with matterport tour as they can use mattertags and VR. They were interested from the beginning, but when I sent offer to them where was annual hosting fee (46 USD/year) starting after 6 free months, they said NO. They don't pay anything for their...
Theatre cast experiment ArtisticConcepts 12 1 yearArtisticConcepts (445): Baxter & Lisahinson, thank you for the encouragement!
What events have been helpful to demo? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearfrstbubble (322): One for the Multi-Color VR viewers!
Matterport Essential Shopping List: 20-Items DanSmigrod 17 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, The We Get Around Matterport Gear and Accessories Shopping List and video (above) may be helpful whether you are just preparing a budget to buy a Matterport Camera or just bought one. Happy holidays, Dan
Incentives to Brokerages to recommend...? TourMySpace 8 1 yearDouglasMeyers (322): Yes I would have the people who are buying the tour charge every year for the opportunity...
Black Friday 2016/Cyber-Monday 2016 Specials DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/9276f2e1d86189a79e12a26566d5f5f8.png Choose "Save Money, Access Pro Features" ( Video) www.KoaWare.com
Vacation Rentals? photosbyhopsing 9 1 yearCartoBlue (43): AirBnB is testing Matterport in the Sonoma Select market and may be bringing it to other test markets soon. There is a Vacation Rental site coming soon that supports Matterport tours I found, called Vacation.Vision - Looks promising for us to sell as an add-on product for individual rental owners looking to promote their property with Matterport tours.
Experience with NFC Tags TourMySpace 7 1 yearTourMySpace (61): Good point Justin. I think if you could automate it to have instant gratification for entering the info would make the experience better. Let me look into it and I will send you a message with my findings. Bill
sample dollhouse free to use joelE 3 1 yearjoelE (19): Thanks, will take a look. ...
New MP-ad & landing page for Pointcloud mori 15 1 yearAlex_iGuide (247): With more scans you collect more data and, as a minimum, that data will result in a denser point cloud and finer mesh. That will increase computation time and storage requirements, so MP must draw a line somewhere for practical reasons and may limit how dense the point cloud is and how fine the mesh is that they store and make available for download. If you leap-frog along the wall with more scans, the overall room length error will be smaller...
Matterport Webminar Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016 grmngrl 7 1 yeargrmngrl (493): I was asked to provide a MP Webinar survey feedback: I know if wont make a difference and I wasted 15 more minutes of my life!:( My feedback: The referral program is a joke. I never gotten even one referral, neither did other MSP’s. Do you really think anybody believes that you provide referrals and we wouldn't get back to them? Really? Vertical markets is another joke! Why would a company limit them self's? It would be like me as a...
Free marketing material htimsabbub23 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): https://youtu.be/7ioByybOn9s
Matterport Seeking Client Press Coverage DanSmigrod 4 1 yearJohnBecker (385): @ScanMan: my thoughts exactly. It sounds as though they're asking us to write the marketing materials for camera sales.
Realtor Team Video Promotion for Matterport GeorgeK 3 1 yearGeorgeK (835): Justin: This video was shot with a Canon 80D.... I have a studio set up in my house where I can control the light and sound a little better but I can see some lighting errors in this. For Real Estate this is pretty good but there is always room for improvement. I have several other cameras including GoPro 3plus and 4 that I put on my drone. I also have the DJI Osmo hand held gimble but I do not use it that much. Cheer Brother. g.
Is This A Phishing Scam? BrianM 12 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): ---- FYI ... I did not reply. I received this follow-up email: -------- Original Message -------- Subject: RE: Matterport Tour request From: <martin@msreo.com> Date: Tue, November 15, 2016 2:55 am To: [my email address redacted] Hi Dan, We just got a very large order in Georgia, so I would love to chat with you, if you have a moment to spare. Our rates are somewhat negotiable based on clients, so let me know when you are...
Is Matterport Service Provider Your Only Biz DanSmigrod 9 1 yearMetroplex360 (6346): Matterport is one of many of my services. It has increased my revenue by 40% in the past year and made the difference between working hard and making bills to making a profit and paying down past debts. Love it!
Dan's Influence w/ Mattport? GlennTremain 9 1 yearGlennTremain (994): @DanSmigrod that was evidenced by that email I got. From the group here previously it was said that they didn't word their marketing appropriately and now it seems they have corrected it.
Upcoming winter months Distinctive360 5 1 yearDistinctive360 (40): @HarlanHambright Thanks!
Is Matterport Marketing Misleading? grmngrl 5 1 yeargrmngrl (493): @Property3dNZ you make me smile. Egg on my face... Haha!
Inman report on Realtor.com 3D integration EricThomas 1 1 yearEricThomas (145): Posted today [Thursday, 10 November 2016] in the daily Inman report: Realtor.com’s 3-D integration Realtor.com, on the other hand, is reportedly gearing up to integrate 3-D tours into its site. It currently only lets agents add links to 3-D tours on listings. But Matterport, a leading 3-D provider, is working with realtor.com’s product team on how to increase their accessibility, Matterport CEO Bill Brown said. Agents say 3-D tours...
Cold calling and knocking on doors cire385 9 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): I just did a Skype chat with a new Member of the We Get Around Referral Network. The Member starting a Matterport Service Provider business and is cold calling real estate agents. He likes people. He likes the process of cold calling. What advice would you have given him? (Either about cold calling or a different marketing strategy?) Thanks, Dan
Leverage Matterport>Win More/Bigger Listings DanSmigrod 8 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @rpetersn Thank you for helping explain why We Get Around considers WP3D Models WordPress Plugin an essential tool for Matterport Service Providers. So essential, that we added WordPress so we could use WP3D Models for the We Get Around Gallery. Plus, We Get Around Referral Network Standard Members get free use of WP3D Models. www.JoinStandard.com Best, Dan
Don't Use the Word Matterport in Marketing ChrisH 7 1 yearMarcel (331): I dont really agree with hiding the Matterport name. I've had a MP for a long time +- 2.5 yrs. Initially I made the mistake of trying to hide the name Matterport. It didnt take off as customers were confused with all the choices. The market has been saturated for decades with '3D Tours' and '360 Tours' products. It was not until we started including the name Matterport that business started to boom. REA (one of the worlds largest listing...
Going to NAR in Orlando Kevin_iGuide 23 1 yearExpertise (133): I just figured that out. :(
Secluded Property Solution Video &Matterport GeorgeK 1 1 yearGeorgeK (835): One of the best things a Realtor can do is come up with marketing solutions for their clients. Client think inside a box, they do not follow advancements nor do they know what to demand. That is of course a statement that could create some controversy but looking at the use of Video and Matterport in our Major Market MLS people will see that it is grossly under used to share Homes. Here is another marketing video I did to try and share my...
Showing Matterport VR Space to a Client? DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/831d832e1ca7aac2d108e5ddf0bf64e1.png Just 26 percent of We Get Around Forum Visitors/Members have showed a Matterport VR Space to a prospective client. Just 32 percent of We Get Around Forum Members - signed in - have shows a Matterport VR Space to a prospective client. Just 21 percent of We Get Around Forum Visitors - those not signed into the Forum have showed a Matterport VR Space to a...
Photography ownership AAS 7 1 yearGlennTremain (994): There are licensing agreements out there and I think Dan has a legal contract connection if you dig into the forums by searching. However many give everything away and locks you out from displaying your work. Be sure you leave the door open to use the work to get business AND try to help them do what their lawyer wants if possible.
Shoot them with a 22 well sorta GeorgeK 1 1 yearGeorgeK (835): This is a 22 second production made for Facebook, still pointing at the Matterport. I am going to do these for a few Broker friends, so there is more play to different areas of the city. https://youtu.be/U4Lkb11Zjco
Add content inside matterport rob_thn 8 1 yearMetroplex360 (6346): When Matterport releases a public Javascript API, I'll be making this a reality. In the meantime, I have some plans to make a browser extension that will allow everything to work.
Pro Tip: How To Find Plagiarism RenderingSpace 5 1 yearVRealExperience (115): Nice job rendering. I must admit, when I first started and tried getting the word out, I almost did this. Then I thought, and decided against using the old "How would I feel". I settled that if I ever wanted to I will seek permission, as that's what I would want". It was this very experience, that made me rethink my whole strategy. I decided to go big or go home, and now am hiring a professional web developer/hoster, and...
Tripadvisor JC3DCX 1 1 yearJC3DCX (793): Any one have access of friends with CEO Stephen Kaufer? Could maybe meet with him and enquire about the posibility to include 3D tours on the Tripadvisor website via a link. That would open the possibilities for travelers world wide to experience a space in 3D before traveling and also for clients listed on the website to market their propeperties better.
Free! Add Matterport Spaces to Gallery Map DanSmigrod 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Looking for inspiration regarding potential business, check out the We Get Around Forum Gallery Map to see what other Pros are scanning. Dan
before after render xavierchardon 4 1 yearAnmaniac (1): Hello, Yes we can do, we have a company specialised in Real Estate Communication : specialiserd in 3D modelling. If interested you can [Private Message us]. Best regards, An
Matterport is the Gold Standard davidpylyp 3 1 yearVRealExperience (115): I agree with the product and solution, but their support is lackluster. This is not a personal shot at the people they have in support, but more the way their support is structured and operationalized Forget 24x7 which I think should be a given for them - but how they offer support in general. It's really only email and in some cases 4 days go by. Does anyone know a single real estate agent who is also patient? Most "Sales"...
Is There a Way to Turn Off Scan Points? plorenz 5 1 yearlisahinson (763): I've ordered from @alx3D before - awesome work!
Why Matterport Pros Sell Their Camera DanSmigrod 21 1 yeargrmngrl (493): @UserName that is great! Love the different transition options. I would know the difference, I don't think the average user would. Not 100% sure but I think you could add music to the kolor tour which is a definite plus.
Challenges scanning This 60,000 sq ft Space DanSmigrod 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @tomjones2787 Yes and No. If the "only" thing the client wants is Object File (.obj), then yes, shooting it as one model should work (though I would not promise the client that). The model is so big that is may take a week to process or not process at all. Then, the likely 12gig file would need to be duplicated 2-4 times; delete scans (not in the master) and resubmit as multiple jobs. It's important to manage the client's...
Custom :60 "Handwritten" Explainer Video DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Video: 3A "I am a Matterport Pro. You Are a Homeowner" We added another "handwritten" whiteboard video to the We Get Around Referral Network marketing tools. This video is for Matterport Pros "speaking" directly to homeowners. The call-to-action is for the homeowner to ask the Matterport Pro for a free referral of a real estate agent that includes immersive 3D tours in their marketing of listings. To learn...
First big scan AAS 4 1 yearJC3DCX (793): very well done,
Wp3d settings AAS 9 1 yearAAS (58): Thanx i just sent a request. But i think some how it started working now. I will keep all other questions on support page.
Matterport We Get Around Forum Advantage GlennTremain 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @GlennTremain BTW, a new Membership benefit since you joined the We Get Around Referral Network ... FREE! Two "Handwritten" Whiteboard Explainer Marketing Videos for Matterport Service Providers One free option is: you write the script and we produce it for you. You could use it to pitch a specific client - or even send a personalized "handwritten" thank you note. Dan
Are you a Real Estate Agent + Matterport Pro DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Open thread to view post.
Anyone providing Mattertag service?- photos Dolloff 5 1 yearJohnLoser (199): Please share the completed example if you can. I'd love to see the result.
New 3DTour - AtlasIED Training Center JohnLoser 2 1 yearGlennTremain (994): Nice Job
Total Out Box SPIRITUAL Matterport Idea GeorgeK 7 1 yearUserName (583): Countless virtual tour sites tell sellers that they need virtual tours. I'm looking for recent hard stats to prove that. The only stats I've found are several years old provided by Fusion Virtual Tours which aays, == 54% of buyers who use Realtor.com will not look at a property unless it contains a virtual tour. (National Association of Realtors, January 2006) Listings on Realtor.com receive 87% more views if they include a...
Connecting the dots - home improvement hanske 4 1 yearJamie (1549): Depends. Are you wanting people to walk through an existing home to think about ideas of improving it? Or using a virtual model as a renovation tool for visualization of a final product?
Matterport Vs. Google Radie842 2 1 yearjfantin (1147): MP and GSV are two different animals that happen to use similar concepts. In my opinion they complement each other but are not direct competitors because the value proposion is different. Quality is different and the navigation experience is superior with MP. The dollhouse is a killer feature for some customers (although not to everybody). While with Google StreetView you get more exposure because any time a user searchs for a business or a...
Experience with Publicity/Press srennick 2 1 yearGlennTremain (994): @gonecoastalsc has AND had a TV station feature them.
How Redfin Promotes its Use of Matterport DanSmigrod 5 1 yearMadHusband (46): @CharlesMcKenna Best I can tell they stated the initiative in 2014, and at that time stated that a "3d walkthough" would be provided with each listing, but I guess it hasn't been pushed really hard to possibly now and maybe only in certain areas? Here are two Redfin agents listing that has no sign of matterport: https://www.redfin.com/NM/Albuquerque/6500-Agave-Verde-Way-NE-87113/home/92133633 ...
The Speed of Advertising is it Video GeorgeK 1 1 yearGeorgeK (835): As part of a total marketing program I use video to drive people to my site where I get to point out the difference between someone that uses video and Matterport and someone that does not. This is an 18 second "stinger" to a specific area that I target in Facebook. It goes after buyers and sellers. Hope this gives someone out there in "Internet Land" and idea or two. https://youtu.be/iOUzX31VZIU
Advertise with sticker on camera valen_felipe 6 1 yearRenderingSpace (604): Pro Tip: Never show the mirror Over the last 100 scans I've done, I've only shown a mirror once or twice. You can almost always find ways to avoid them. It's a huge distraction to see the camera in the mirror and putting some sticker on the camera makes it even more distracting and tacky.
Word Tracks htimsabbub23 2 1 yearDouglasMeyers (322): In sort, I first design a flyer that I will send either before of after (once I get all of their cards and they are always on the counter when you walk in). You will pretty much only ever meet the receptionist, get her name and the name of the Broker in charge. Ask when they do sales meetings and if you can talk to someone that can say yes. Leave the same flyer you designed and will send in an e-mail either before or after. Take your i pad in...
Mattertags Again Lizzg 4 1 yearLizzg (124): Thanks JC3DCX and stepbystep3D. Lizzg
Whats Matterports plan!!! AAS 3 1 yearMetroplex360 (6346): If Matterport would allow MSPs to sell cameras and receive a kick-back (either $ or credit), I would love to help sell cameras and offer a free consultation with scans. In my opinion, you cannot stop a Realtor from buying a camera, therefore, the best position to be in is to HELP them make that decision by allowing them to participate with you, have a hands on, and decide if its the right decision. I think that if Matterport ended the $600...
Need Out of the BOX Idea GeorgeK 7 1 yearMetroplex360 (6346): Anyone want to do a scan for @RealDonaldTrump? He has some large buildings in multiple cities. More seriously though - perhaps a scan of a campaign HQ luncheon. I highly doubt that scanning a location where canvassers are gathered would be good as there might be sensitive information there.
Embed Animamos Video on Facebook jmprop 3 1 yearjmprop (52): Thanks so much, I'll give it a try.
Homebuilders using Matterport? DanSmigrod 12 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @immersiveprop @GoneCoastalSC @EricThomas @Jamie @Metroplex360 @frstbubble @VTLV @franmts Thank you for your help on this topic. I wrote a We Get Around blog post - with your input above. If you like, you can use the same blog post on your blog AND you can change the byline to you. All I ask is that you change the Matterport Space example to your Matterport Space. Homebuilders Use Matterport Spaces 3D Tours for 24/7...
Matterport Spaces Tour vs Google Maps Tour alsangio 2 1 yearUserName (583): Google's rules for Business View photography seem to say you can't photograph homes and apartments. @bCome posted great examples of a place scanned using Matterport and photographed for display in Street View. Matterport tours seem to have more navigation points than Street View tours. That may or may not matter to some users. ( link - see last post in the thread) Matterport PC models have dollhouses that help people explore a model...
Matterport Success! Out-of-State Buyer HarlanHambright 4 1 yearJohnLoser (199): It's the magic of the internet and MLS listings. One of my clients specializes in sales of homes to his customers in Asia. We are working to make it possible for them to see the homes with "a new dimension" as we add the 3DTours to the listings for them.
MP Facebook AD 4 Display App and a Video GeorgeK 3 1 yearGeorgeK (835): I looked for the advertisement again but it has dropped off my Facebook page, it was a sponsored "feed' and those fall off. If I see it again I will post it. It was most likely directed or to Realtors so I bet I see it again. The person has to write to them to get the app.
Matterport CoreVR is Now Live in 3D Showcase Metroplex360 2 1 yearUserName (583): Thanks. One new Gallery model worked fine. However, the Venice Beach model appeared to load but stalled when the progress bar reached the end. I exited the Matterport Showcase app, went back and now it say the Venice Beach model may be corrupt so I can't view it. Maybe trying to delete it completely might help -- I'll try that. I'll also try another model to see what happens. It's handy having the gallery right there in the Gear VR.
Still Doing Consumer Vids 2 Share Matterport GeorgeK 1 1 yearGeorgeK (835): I try and knock out at least one short video a week that incorporates Matterport as one of my marketing tools. This week it is about 42 seconds long. Down from my normal minute. https://youtu.be/7VMYLXV2aqM
Hurricane Season is Here! JonJ 2 1 yearChemistrydoc (328): Jon, This is a great idea. My recent background is in the construction area, specifically hurricane shutters, wind abatement and other similar. Your best bet would be to contact insurance providers who regularly deal with higher $ homes - Lloyds of London, AIG Preferred Clients Group and similar. I don't think they would mandate the use of Matterport, but they could certainly recommend it. Keith
Increasing Public Demand in Real Estate GeorgeK 3 1 yearHasteninc (4): Surely, attractive images do good for sales, maybe your friend will also change his mind in some time. We also propose you to try our virtual staging service, which helps to impress buyers and sell faster. Hasten is leading company in NYC, among our partners are Compass, Douglas Elliman, and Corcoran. We would be glad to cooperate with you as well. You can find more info and examples of our work here: www.hasten.me
20 Questions About Your Matterport Pricing? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearfrstbubble (322): Do you have licensing fees? What are licensing fees? Why are licencing fees important?
MSP Referral Service Test Drive ArtisticConcepts 5 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @360Idaho I am not sure I understand your question about collecting leads, so if I am not answering it, can you ask your questions a different way? Basic, Standard and Premium Members of the We Get Around Referral Network - Green, Blue and Purple pins respectively on the Forum/ Referral Network Map, have public profiles. We do this to make it super-easy and super-fast for potential clients to find a Matterport Pro. ✓ Basic Members...
Facebook Ads with Animated Marketing Videos DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post ---- Video A: I am a Matterport Photographer ( Info) Video C: I am a Matterport Photographer ( Info) Video B: I am a Real Estate Agent using Matterport ( Info) Facebook Ads with Animated Marketing Videos So that you can run Facebook Ads - using videos provided by the We Get Around Referral Network - you can receive the .mp4 file of two (2) of these videos (above) and/or these videos (below) when...
Launching a Matterport Service Provider Biz? DanSmigrod 7 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Related: ✓ Why Join the We Get Around Referral Network? Dan
Matterport marketing questionable 3Dwalkmethru 23 1 yearDSPhoto (106): The last thing I would want to do is a sell a camera to someone I could have as a client. The guy living across the street from me has 135 Remax agents. Why would I try to sell him a camera when I could do the work for him? If I had only found out what he did a year earlier... If you are worried about your clients buying the camera then you have 2 problems; The wrong clients and the wrong approach to selling your services. I come from an...
Matterport Space 2 360 degree Video bonduell 6 1 yearRobinLycka (715): @bonduell I´ve seen the rumours, still think 360 video is interesting. Combining it with other 360 video clips etc.
WP3D Models Shout-Out htimsabbub23 11 1 yearhtimsabbub23 (505): @persin, Thanks, The single page property site's look stunning because of the WP3D software behind it. As for the images, you are 100% correct they are HDR. I find that for Real Estate that they work best because of the detail you can get without having window blowout. Don't get me wrong this can be achieved in many other ways, but for me, having multiple photographers shooting, it seems this is most consistent. Post processing Is a long...
Success story w/MP other than real estate? oliverhuen 6 1 yearDSPhoto (106): I agree with it being a cost of doing business but definitely feel, like images and videos, the licensing is in addition to the production. Licensing is based on how many people will view the work and should be priced accordingly while hosting is merely covering a cost. Actually, both should be charged or at-least hosting mentioned as a part of production. By not listing a yearly hosting fee your are selling yourself short. If the client...
Matterport VR Featured on CNN Money Video Metroplex360 6 1 yearMetroplex360 (6346): @Wonderdawg Noticed it too :) Stuck out like a sore thumb :)
Matterport Promo Videos Acomeau15 8 1 yearAcomeau15 (52): @franmts Agreed, Thanks for the feedback! @alx3D This is awesome, very cool concept and love how the model plays on the iPad, i'm more of a sales guy but content creation is always fun and I think it really plays a part in getting the technology adopted and understood. Check out this short one I made today.. Kinda a cool perspective https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc2_trs0tCo
20 Questions>KoaWare Single Property Website DanSmigrod Jump to first page31Jump to last page 1 yearKoaWare (100): Hey All! Last week we released a new feature update to our bulk subscription plans! All tiers grant access to premium features, including white label (removing KoaWare branding in the footer), and our new feature, the ability to add your own custom branded footer. Simply click, type, and edit to add your own custom branding, see a quick demo here! We're excited to release this feature as it was something heavily requested by our users and We...
360 View Pricing Helen 7 1 yearMetroplex360 (6346): I think I'm just going to do it for free ... unless we can link to and FROM them into our tour with Mattertags. Then it might be a small upcharge.
Using Tours for Advertising Listings jencoates 3 1 yearjencoates (13): Thank you, jen
Placing tour on a USB Drive Chadcloses 12 1 yearShowcas3D (145): I pulled them off the MP website as I needed promotional marketing material to use for my trade show booth so I guess technically MP owns them
Slideshow / Walkthrough -> Continuous play? suncoastskyview 4 1 yearHarlanHambright (1039): Where the heck do I add and edit showcase URL parameters? (I've got the model linking thing down!)
Viability/ risks DMR 8 1 yearJC3DCX (793): From South Africa, 1 It will happen, but wont be free, and MP will ensure that they stay relevant. Look at MicroSoft... all these years and still around. 2 Yes, I am concerned but nothing I can do about it, so accept it. The USD - ZAR is biting me quite hard, and every time our president opens his mouth the ZAR takes another dip... ouch! 3 Can do outside scans under certain conditions and 360 scans introduced and working good 4 use WP3D...
Tell me again how Virtual Reality is no big GlennTremain 6 1 yearUserName (583): Good points. Today's VR may flourish when people must wear bulky headsets if they want to reap a specific benefit. This award-winning Gear VR app has room for improvement, but it may be an example of a must-experience VR app for people who must give a speech. You either don the bulky headset or you miss the learning experience. (link) http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/a8414290fec699b3ea29ecf1ce0143ad.jpg Imagine practicing a...
Matterport in Europe mori 13 1 yearmori (478): @Wyzlo That´s really great for you - congrats. Wish we had such a project also.
Top 3 Questions to Ask Matterport Leadership DanSmigrod 11 1 yearMark (4): Hi CKC, We were working on offline app for Win/Mac using the Panotour/Krpano VRs files. The need for making separate app was the fact that Panotour Viewer does not support embedding mp4/audio and pdf files that was used by custom interactive VRs tours. Does anyone know if there is possibility to host Matterport files offline? If possible, we could port the app to support the Matterport files for offline viewing. Thanks Mark 360viewlabs Team...
How to Scan an Outdoor Pool? DanSmigrod 9 1 year3dinsights (40): A handy little app to let you know where the sun will be on any given date in any given location. http://suncalc.net/ Also has a nice integrated ipad/iphone app that works well. As others have said, scan early or late in the day.
100 Free Scholarships: WGA Referral Network DanSmigrod 11 1 yearCelisNet (220): How did I miss thiss offer! Amazing, thanks a lot Dan! Submitting right now.
Matterport+ Theta S + WP3D Models + Round.me DanSmigrod 14 1 yearjscottsmith (106): Nope. Works for me. Are you still having trouble?
Trade Show Advice Acomeau15 5 1 yearProperty3dNZ (508): @Acomeau15 Hi there! We had a booth at a conference earlier this year and hired a large touch screen tv which was incredible! It meant that people had the ability to interact with our MP scans. We also had a swivel seat and had a VR headset - after we had them interacting with the screen we showed them the next step and had them sit down and experience the headset. It worked brilliantly!!
International: How to get on the Map Above DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Just a few more days to take advantage of this offer. Dan
Buy One & Get One Free: Referral Network Kit DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/defcae82dc4ea27031fe3607e5b3d939.png Hi All, The Matterport User Group Forum Turns two on Friday, 19 August 2016. And, to celebrate, you get the gift! Get Two We Get Around Essential Launch Marketing Tool Kits for Matterport Service Providers for the price of one: ( Order Here) ✓ One for Your Real Estate Business ( 3 Blue Pins) ✓ One for Your Matterport Service Provider Business ( 3...
Offer to get paid if/when a listing sells? DanSmigrod 6 1 year3Dwalkmethru (286): I still think is a bad idea regardless ... Get paid for your work when your work is done period.
Matterport Pros Reseller/Affiliate Program? DanSmigrod 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @GarySnyder @3DscannUK I feel your pain. I could imagine that this is happening to many MUG Forum Members. Dan
Just bought the Matterport Camera? Now what? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Also this MUG Forum post ... Is Competition a Threat or an Opportunity? Best, Dan
Selling points of matterport to realtor? MadHusband 18 1 yearkdsmiles (7): Hi JR! I was that Agent looking for a Matterport specialist, and I struck the jackpot when Dan referred you, my friend! You are by far not only the best photographer I've hired for a long, long time, but you are truly an authentic person inside and out. I'm glad I was able to hook you up with my broker, and I honestly hope you get a s**t load of upper-end business from our company! You deserve it! ~ KSmiley
Promotional Video4 Matterport have you done1 GeorgeK 2 1 yearGeorgeK (835): Just to make this easy for others. They can see the similarity https://youtu.be/DH0Zjif8kx4 in the video that has me in different location on the screen, a different sunset and just a slightly different message. This allowed for easy in production I have both a "community specific" and a larger community video.
Copyright free Images and scans for a noob? cire385 6 1 yearcire385 (61): Thanks that will help a lot!
ICSF16 - How to Use Video to Get Listings... DanSmigrod 5 1 yearjntooker (109): Good points!
Car Wrap Signage for your Matterport Biz? DanSmigrod 9 1 yearTrustedPhotoDC (619): A Swiss TIP. http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/029b1fc9cc9d6f125705dfb60288a28c.jpg
Giroptic 360 Camera Video Review GeorgeK 6 1 yearLizzg (124): Great, detailed review! Thank you @georgeK and @DanSmigrod!
Business is Slow: 25 ideas from 25 MPeeps DanSmigrod 22 1 yearRandyAggie (34): I'm still really just getting my business off the ground, but the approach that has worked for me best so far is to offer to do the scan for no money down. Within the agreed upon time frame (2 weeks for me), tell them they can either pay you the agreed price if they see value, or you will delete the scan if they don't.
Looking for a Squarespace guru JMEPhotos 1 1 yearJMEPhotos (13): Hello, New to Matterport and the MUG forum and have noticed some very nice pricing and presentations sites. I am looking for someone that is knowable with the Squarespace platform and could create the following to be added to my existing site. 1. Button on opening splash page to connect directly to the Matterport info. 2. A pricing page along with examples Thanks for your time and look forward to talking to some talented people....
Marketing strategy: get paid when sold? htimsabbub23 12 1 yearfranmts (175): We have them cover costs + plus small profit, that get the company growing faster than seating waiting for the phone to ring for a 1.000usd scanning, so then, having scans costs paid, anything later (without further work) is a bonus, often good one. When you're fully booked for months the pot starts showing up. The more they scan, the more they want it and prioritize, this is true because it's a basic necessity to view the house in advance,...
embedding Matterports into e mails? GeorgeK 10 1 yearfranmts (175): 1-2Mb quite a bit of research on GIF optimization. Try downloading this one and sending on a test email
Unique tours- post yours here EnvisionedSpaces 2 1 yearJC3DCX (793): I have done one of a long distance doubledecker coach. https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Tk4RNBMtiNB&help=1
Which One? Basic versus Standard Membership DanSmigrod 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @persin One of the challenges of a new Matterport Service Provider is creating a website that shows what they - you - offer from day one. That's why the We Get Around Referral Network Member benefits includes digital assets such as: ✓ Matterport Spaces 3D Tours examples ✓ "iPad Videos" examples ✓ Schematic floor plan examples ✓ .GIFs of Matterport Spaces ✓ Marketing videos (customized with contact info and logo) ✓...
to scan a propery or a photo 360 tour? skycamguatemala 4 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @skycamguatemala How much is "look around" worth to your client? How much is "get more students faster with more pre-qualified parents and students touring the school in person" worth to your client? Dig deeper about what problem you are helping solve for your client and you will know which solution to recommend. Dan
Just getting started? Let's chat for an hour DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/60d35337b3f2476085e136f05fe85709.png Just getting started? Let's Skype Video Chat for an Hour A one hour Skype Video chat with me is now included in the ... We Get Around Essential Launch Marketing Tool Kit for Matterport Service Providers If you are just getting started with Matterport, this Tool Kit will help you succeed faster. The Tool Kit...
Free Matterport VR Class>San Francisco 1 Aug DanSmigrod 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Registration is now open for a morning masters class on Monday, 1 August 2016 in San Francisco at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square: We Get Around Matterport 3D Scanning Masters Class Registration is now closed for the afternoon class ... We Get Around Matterport Virtual Reality (VR) Masters Class Thank you! Dan
Business Plan Help alsangio 5 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @alsangio In this Matterport User Group Forum post ... Three Ways to Get Started With Matterport ... I discuss getting clients first (before you buy). You might see if you can line-up clients BEFORE you buy a Matterport Camera and related gear and accessories. Matterport Essential Shopping List: 20-Items For potential camera buyers - where there are other Matterport Pros - I recommend engaging a Pro and shadow while they scan, plus post...
Atlanta Mixed Reality Meetup | What's Yours? DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/e27510bc5130fa2fd60dd70194636c5b.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/ec437f15cf034db31966f4ab5ad81811.png I am the organizer of the Atlanta Mixed Reality Meetup with 210 Members. (You're welcome to join even if you are not in Atlanta. It's free) You'll see from the screen grab above that we have two upcoming Atlanta Mixed Realty Meetups ... ✓ How does AR-VR-AI impact enterprise today and...
Hosting/placement of 3D tours for clients Chadcloses 8 1 yearrpetersn (1516): Hi all...thought I'd chime in here. Using WP3D Models you can easily embed your tours into your own pages (using WordPress) and then add a free Google Analytics (GA) plugin to get very granular in how you track traffic & usage of each Model you enter. In version 2.1 of WP3D, we added a number of behind-the-scenes event tracking codes to help differentiate between which of your "views" are getting the most traffic. These...
Should We pursue For Sale By Owner Listings? DanSmigrod 2 1 year3Dwalkmethru (286): I tried they said they are looking into options not sure if that included Matterport. Good evening, Rick. I did send your information along, as we discussed, and I talked to my colleague. We've been approached by a few different firms, and we're looking at this as part of an enhanced photo package overall, so it's a larger project. Thanks for following up.
25 Matterport Flyers: Your Contact Info/Logo DanSmigrod 7 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @srennick Thank you for providing these 25 marketing tools to other Matterport Service Providers. ( And, the $100 savings for Basic, Standard and Premium Members of the We Get Around Referral Network. :cool: ) Best, Dan
Video Matterport Space Meets Insurance Claim DanSmigrod Jump to first page33Jump to last page 1 yearDouglasMeyers (322): If this is done then you would have to have all of the clients insurable items out on a table etc... and then they can be meta data tagged as well. I am on board with this.
How to get Matterport Media Coverage for You DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Matterport sent this eblast 4 pm EDT Tuesday (12 July 2016). It's post here for discussion. Best, Dan ---- Grow your business with media attention for your Spaces Dear Matterport Service Partner, We know how important exposure and leads are for your business. Matterport is always looking for ways to help our service partners be successful. Over the past year, we’ve noticed a growing trend: MSPs who actively engage...
When will Matterport embed work on Facebook? 3Dwalkmethru 5 1 yearrpetersn (1516): Over here at WP3D Models, we're patiently waiting for this to come to life (inside the Facebook feed) as well. Lets hope Matterport & FB can put something together soon!
Matterport VR Masters Class 1 August 2016 SF DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post ---- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/0e2c228442df7c5ef0157adf719a0ebc.jpg Photo: We Get Around Founder, CEO and Chief Photographer Dan Smigrod (right) demos Matterport Virtual Reality to AOL co-founder Steve Case. Image courtesy of the Atlanta Journal=Constitution | Photographer Hyosub Shin Free! We Get Around Matterport Virtual Reality (VR) Masters Class in San Francisco (Day Before #ICSF2016) As a...
REDFIN eBlast: 3D Walkthrough Lets Buyers... DanSmigrod 6 1 yearsuncoastskyview (172): I've found that most realtors do not want to tie up several thousand dollars in equipment to do the time consuming, tedious work of scanning a property. It's easier for them to call us.
Ricoh Theta S Meets Weddings>Special Events DanSmigrod 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @marswalker I posted one of the videos from the wedding: the other from home. In a world of instant, social media, this gives us a way to share moments while they are happening. The grooms video has been viewed nearly 300 times in less than 24 hours. I could imagine it will get amplified when he has time to share it, etc. Yes. Instant gratification: kitchen to FB in minutes. Best, Dan
All Encompassing Photography Business Examp Cabrahams 5 1 yearjntooker (109): My new site just went live today. It is custom by CJ Designs. She is amazing. She also did my real estate website. Www.sneakpreviewphotography.com
Avoid redirect to Matterport on iOS-Devices mori 2 1 yearrpetersn (1516): Hi @mori, I'm guessing you might know that we get around this issue with WP3D Models. Perhaps you'd consider a standalone (subdomain) install of WordPress & WP3D to live alongside your existing site? Many WP3D customers take this approach when the have already invested in another platform (Squarespace, WIX, etc.) for their primary marketing site. Maybe? Thx! Ross
Matterport Versus 360º Spherical Photography carissa0316 10 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Moving this topic to the top of the MUG Forum since it is a frequent discussion topic. Best, Dan
Using Theta to Promote Your Matterport Biz DanSmigrod 20 1 yearmichelg (49): @Mori Hi Mori Wow this is what comes First to mind but after You have to be brave to do that or rathor be suicidal ? Lol Michel
Building a Social Media presence 3MOD 1 1 year3MOD (25): What are your thoughts on Social Media sites to build up awareness of your company? Has anyone "boosted" a Facebook post? What kind of results did you get? Finally, if you are starting out like me, I'd appreciate if you would find us on FB @3modtech and like our page. Glad to return the favor.
Upselling Matterport VR? Hopscotch 2 1 yearCLE3D (193): I'm curious what others have to say about this as well. I have been playing with a few things with VR but haven't started charging or actively selling any VR solutions yet. Any experiences out there yet?
Using Matterport for Moving Sale Hopscotch 4 1 yearEnvisionedSpaces (7): There could be s market for Estate sales too.
How did you decide to name your company? DanSmigrod 7 1 yearrenderingreal (31): I figured 3d gets rendered, so www.renderingreal.com (real can mean, its looks real, or its real estate. Thus i also got www.renderingreal.estate
Selling points of matterport to home seller? DanSmigrod 3 1 yearBluemarble1 (124): I am currently shooting the second phase of a 10,000 sf oceanfront home, we started with a drone flyover of the foundation being poured then another after the frame went up and the roof went on.. Then a matterport scan of the inside pre-drywall. We will be sscanning once a week throughout the entire process as the owners live in Germany the architect is in London and the structural engineer in Hong Kong.. Everyone is thrilled that they can view...
Charge-Or No Charge-for Re-Scanning Area? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearRfenton (16): How complicated is it to re-edit a couple of rooms?
How to View YOUR Matterport Spaces Offline DanSmigrod 24 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Many of you have discovered the Matterport iOS Showcase app so that you can demo Matterport anywhere at anytime without an internet connection. (That said, you do need to download your show and tell models when you DO have an internet connection.) Another great use of the iOS Showcase app is enabling your client to show off the Matterport Spaces 3D Tours that you created for them - and do this (thankfully) without having to be a collaborate...
Building Value Nfinitevr 16 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): What else about building value? Dan
Real Estate Expo/Conference Meets Technology DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/694929c272a4b378d2ff557c1f5d012e.png A Matterport User Group Forum Member in Europe emailed me ... --- "I'm thinking of visiting a real-estate Expo that would also have companies presenting their technology solutions, cameras, 3D and such for real-estate business field. Would you happen to have any recommendations of Expos that would be worth to visit in USA or Europe?" --- Here's my...
What do you think? GlennTremain 30 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): @Tim WOW! So cool. Thanks for sharing. Sweet to see how you integrate the aerial with the Matterport Spaces and hear which tech you use to assemble this. Dan
Incredible TV spot by GoneCoastalSC GlennTremain 4 1 yearron0987 (691): Glenn Tremain I agree with you on the "SELL CAMERA's", not so sure about support. Support is ok, but it feels as if it required or mandatory and not so much a selling feature which would be nice to say our customer service is second to none. Just my thoughts. Ron
Just what is State of the ART? GeorgeK 3 1 yearrpetersn (1516): Thanks for posting this @GeorgeK! I love how the Theta content is integrated. @Queen_City_3D, it's easy to add the Theta imagery via the "3rd Party Content" option. You'll just add this to the end of any Theta-generated URL: "?view=embed" For example, here is George's stock THETA URL: https://theta360.com/s/p0W8JlVv8doGV3hPyUWqgB7L6 But what you'd need to enter into the "3rd Party Content" field is this: ...
YouTube Director App Worth a Look GlennTremain 9 1 year3Dwalkmethru (286): @glenntremain do they have an Android version of the You Tube app not showing up in play store.. thanks
Matterport Competitors Beating You on Price? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/85457d80476ae36f10c7dccd65fa0e0a.jpg Zig when others Zag ... At an real estate conference on Friday (17 June 2016), the moderator asked hundreds of - at tables of 8 - to take a 60 seconds and list big problems that will disrupt the world of residential real estate agents. (I, of course, listed virtual reality as one of the eight of our group.) Then the moderator asked each group to pick one of the...
Starting out with Matterport? Let's talk ... DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post ---- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/c8c6a327e2ac46ef55b0a752e5fc9853.png If you are just getting started with Matterport, you may have a lot of questions that you would like to ask me to help you succeed faster. Let's chat for up to an hour - by Skype or Facetime - if you join the We Get Around Referral Network by ordering the ... We Get Around Essential Launch Marketing Tool Kit for Matterport Servicer...
New Matterport Pro Struggling with Business DanSmigrod 17 1 yearScanMan (250): The UK has a slight advantage of having less cameras in the field but even then there are way too may oppourtunists already trying to make some easy money and selling the product at stupid prices which just sends the buiness into a downward spiral for everyone. Im not joining the race to the bottom I have my own plan which is working but unfortunately in this competitive cut throat world I need to keep my plan keep under my hat. Call me...
Matterport: What's That? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearGlennTremain (994): Two things. Do you really want matterport to educate them? Matterport says its so easy to do that a real estate agent can do it when usually they don't have the passion for photography and is doing as a means to an end. Is it a good thing they dont know....It IS a good thing because that gets you, the matterport professional, the first perspective and prepping them that they will be sold its easy and not be told of the time it takes and the...
Matterport Spaces->Google Cardboard $74.25 DanSmigrod 8 2 yearsGarySnyder (1327): Vicent, the process which MP provides is far more complex in regards to stitching that why we can offer it at such a low price compared to a minimum of $500 which MP charges for their service. For the average user our solution is more then acquitted. Don't forget just like a MP's VT almost no one has ever experienced VR so they will be more then pleased with our solution.
To promote Matterport or not to promote? excelsior 18 2 yearsNoddy (4): Shane, How did it get resolved? Did Matterport fix it so that you are now showing up from a form inquiry? I also thought to test this but haven't yet done it. Thanks for posting about your experience.
Matterport Syndication to 3rd party sites? Cindiewozniak 12 2 yearspirusan (184): All, or at least most of the virtual Tour websites like Tour Factory or Real Tour vision offer syndication. So, if the Realtor is using one of those platforms they are going to ask about syndication. In any case, the most significant and, I would say the only relevant, syndication is done through the local MLS, hands down. Gus
Outhouse Books Several Hundred Matterport... DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsTrustedPhotoDC (619): Typical low baller. No thanks Stuart. "With that in mind, please give me a price to scan these four homes. We are looking to schedule these about 2 weeks out from now. I will be sending this same offer to several other local providers then making a decision. Feel free to visit our website to learn more about our company and contact me if you have any questions. I would like to hear back from you no later than this Friday morning if...
What keyword gets you the most business GlennTremain 8 2 yearsthebiggerpicture (13): @GlennTremain I agree with thinking local first, but every local market is different. In my area, very few people even know what matterport means so I could easily dominate rankings for {City} Matterport but who cares if no one is searching for that term. There are several keyword research tools out there to discover which search terms have a high volume. Combine that research with knowledge of your local target audience.
License - Not Sell - Your Matterport Spaces DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): I'm stupid (I know because my wife tells me that all the time). I was with the understanding that the models I create are never bought but only leased until their hosting time runs out (per my terms of service). It's not like a jpg picture where I take the picture and send them the file. In that case they DO own it. With Matterport it's not the case.
Marketing - Cool Matterport Example Spaces lisahinson 3 2 yearslisahinson (763): Thanks @DanSmigrod! You Rock!
OBJ file - lack of understanding lisahinson 4 2 yearslisahinson (763): @jscottsmith and @GarySnyder thank you. It made more sense viewing the 2 YouTube links.
Pricing Tip: $15,000/$10,000/$7,500/$5,000 DanSmigrod 5 2 years360Verbeelding (340): Hi, we also work in that price range. But we don't have clients from the real estate marked. Mainly government, culture and industry. So we are a bit blessed. And MP is one of our many tools. Happy scanning, Grtz Rene.
Matterport Speaks Aussie/British/Canadian DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @360Verbeelding Thank you for the offer. Actually, we can provide the marketing videos – with customized contact info and logo - in any language, including Dutch, German and Spanish. We can also provide the marketing videos in English - with any accent. We waived the pre-paid Membership requirement for the English with Aussie, Canadian and British accent (details above). Other languages - and accents - are available with pre-paid...
Builder Wants Many 3D Tours in 10 Cities DanSmigrod 13 2 yearsCDM (34): Dan, [redacted] We have done exterior, night scans, and have a lighting kit we developed as well. Thanks Chris Malacarne INVELOP
Anyone design a brochure? Davejonesrealty 14 2 yearsBayAreaAdam (70): I found this on the Matterport website... clickable text
Tours on VRBO, VHR, and AirBnB BrianM 25 2 yearsKen100 (22): Two questions. 1. Why does not Matterport host a platform for real estate listing? 2. Can we crowdfunding a new platform XXX by Kickstarter or Indiegogo? If it works, all matterport 3D users all over the world can list their works easily. What's your thoughts?
Matterport Photographer Website Templates? DanSmigrod 8 2 yearsRobL (10): Since I already have a hosting plan that lets me add as many websites as I want, what would be the best way to go?
Matterport Enters Australian Market Mikesobay 5 2 yearsShane (91): Agree also with Marcel. Vendor pays. Agents like the idea of the Matterport Scan but don't see it as their cost nor understand how it sets them apart from others. I worry about my investment as the Scanning is the only service I offer. No use getting into photography as the market is already covered. It will only be a short time that the large photographic companies buy into the Matterport scanning and offer as another of their packaged...
BDX New Home Ad Questions VTLV 1 2 yearsVTLV (901): Are any agents/builders approaching you about BDX Builder Ads? I came across an ad this week offering Matterport service for builders. Take a look. http://files.clickdimensions.com/builderhomesitecom-as6gq/files/bdx_3d_matterport_builders_0416.pdf?_cldee=dmlydHVhbHRvdXJzbGFzdmVnYXNAZ21haWwuY29t&urlid=0 (It's a PDF) I am curious about your thoughts on the following: How do you like the ad? Is this in line with your...
New feature for lead generation? bonduell 3 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @bonduell Including live chat within Matterport Spaces 3D Tours would be a great way for potential buyers to chat in real-time with a real estate agent. Dan
20 Questions: Animated Explainer Videos DanSmigrod 27 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/defcae82dc4ea27031fe3607e5b3d939.png By the way, because we consider the Animamos explainer video so essential to help Matterport Pros succeed faster, we include two in the ... We Get Around Essential Launch Marketing Tool Kit for Matterport Service Providers The Kit also includes the free use of all 12 Special Offer Marketing Videos. Considering that we customize the marketing videos with...
Just in case you need stats CathieRasch 5 2 years3Dwalkmethru (286): Thank you!
Tip: Just Starting out? Get the iPad Pro 9.7 DanSmigrod 11 2 yearsWashingtonState360 (37): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/b132839439688c0284778fa138686836.jpg Thank you Dan! My wife and I drove over to the Seattle side of the Cascade Mountains to an Apple Store today to pick out a newer iPad (only have an ancient iPad 2 now). Matt, the rep who helped us out, also suggested we NOT get the bigger iPad Pro, but rather recommended exactly the same Pro with full features as you had (above) for use with the Matterport camera and...
Wordpress Matterport 3D Shortcode Metroplex360 Jump to first page46Jump to last page 2 yearsMetroplex360 (6346): v1.4.4 - Fixed Broken Non-Dollhouse Images - Whoops
10 Takeaways from this 1,000 sf $500+ Order? DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsRandyAggie (34): My takeaway is that I'm undercharging. But I'm also inexperienced. I've always found pricing to be the hardest part of any of my entrepreneurial adventures.
Matterport Pros: Pay Yourself a Commission? DanSmigrod 11 2 yearsRandyAggie (34): That's a great way to think about the pricing. I'm partnering with HomeJab to do some of their shoots down here and it's in the neighborhood of the suggested breakdown. Also, with this idea I just signed up 2 salespeople with a 20% split just since reading this an hour ago. And I will be signing up some more. Thanks a bunch for this post! Good stuff.
Marketing idea that's working for me craigsauer 10 2 yearstxgreg66 (49): One caveat to "free" (ie food you had to buy) is to say "The first house is tour is $1000 and here is a gift certificate for $1000. Now the expectation is that your time & services do cost something. Second, is can you ask for the agent to give you a bio? I would do this for somebody doing regular listings, but not for the newbie. Third, with the tour you can now reach out to buyers agents and they an impressive tool (the...
Top things about WP3DModels GlennTremain 4 2 yearsrpetersn (1516): You guys (@DaveFahrny @lisahinson) are the best...thx a million. :)
"I am deciding if I should buy a MP Camera" DanSmigrod 6 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Note to self: sarcasm doesn't always translate. Especially to other languages or cultures. So, for clarification, I was trying to be funny saying there's no business in Atlanta: meaning, go locate your MSP in a different market. I added this clarification based on a PM I received. Dan
MUG Forum Newsletter Sunday, 15 May 2016 DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Join the (free) Matterport User Group Forum community by noon EST Saturday (14 May 2016) so that you received the monthly Matterport User Group Forum Newsletter on Sunday, 15 May, 2016. In addition to special offers from Matterport 3rd Party Solutions Providers, this month's newsletter includes MUG Forum links for: ✓ Should I Buy a Matterport Camera or Engage a Pro? ✓ Marketing ✓ What Other Gear and Accessories Should I Buy? ✓...
Matterport Pros: Wiggle Room in Your Pricing DanSmigrod 6 2 yearshtimsabbub23 (505): 25/30 scans a week!! holly smokes. We are only 2 months old now as a company and I was excited that we get 2-3 a week right now. I hope we can scale like you did. Some pointers would be great. What is everyone else doing on a average week?
Matterport Pros Scanning Exclusively? DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): No way would I consider that. Too limiting...way too limiting. Or...I would buy another camera, start another business and compete with myself.
Three Ways To Get Started With Matterport DanSmigrod 5 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @3Dwalkmethru Please let me know if/when you would like me to reach out ... Dan
$7 Mil Yacht Invelop 20 2 yearsDreammachine (34): Billionaire hangouts are cool, but you can't eat or pay this months bills with advice and small talk. So my question to you is.. Did the client invest: Over or under $1000 for your services? 💰💰💰
too expensive! ArchimedStudio 9 2 yearshtimsabbub23 (505): Along those same lines I worked many years in retail cellular (the startac was our number 1 selling phone in 1997). Fast forward to the blackberry and you were so dumbfounded business people would spend $45 a month on Internet for their phones. A few years later everyone and their 5 year old kids have smart phones...... OK ok maybe 10 Yea old kids. When I left Verizon last year our quota was 93% smartphones to 7% basic phones. We're at the...
Exported as 360X180 Panorama Images?? Dolloff 11 2 years360Verbeelding (340): Hi JonJ, that looks great. Its time consuming i think but you can capture as much images you like and then stich them together. But again time consuming. Happy scanning, Grtz Rene.
Real Estate Agents: Getting Started with MP DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Real Estate Agents: How to Get Started with Matterport A consultant that helps real estate agents succeed faster writes me: "I have a real estate agent in [city] that wants a version of Video B .... How can I facilitate that?" This is a great example of a real estate agent getting started with Matterport Spaces 3D Tours. I wrote back that the agent can order Video B – customized with the agent's contact info and company...
Why I curate Matterport 3rd Party Solutions DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsalx3D (712): Although we are not on that list I will say that Dan has been great to work with and has been extremely helpful in promoting the Matterport iPad Videos for us. There have been a few times I have called Dan to bounce ideas off him concerning other things and he as always been kind and helpful in his feedback.
iPad Screen Capture Feedback IPM 8 2 yearsIPM (34): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yzmz4aKz4b4 updated
HTML Code to create intuitive Facebook Tour Dolloff 4 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @Dolloff Great! BTW ... Also, your Standard We Get Around Referral Network Membership includes the free use of WP3D Models WordPress Plugin. Among the many features, simply check the Auto-Start box rather keeping track of things like: &play=1 Here's a Summary of Membership Benefits. Here's more about WP3D Models ... Dan
Are you tricking out your Matterport Camera? DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsTuanDinh (64): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/40e1a5df7d165d4f0742b8cd4dc28ffe.jpg http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/cc91a49492c9d11e82541a4312d6f3a5.jpg http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/29caf04dc6b47f0f7d459b9bd63b35d5.jpg client used to borrow our vr gear so we add company logo to mobile its Gear Vr by Laser machine. When they take photo it will appear :)
Special Offer Videos to Help Matterport Pros DanSmigrod 8 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Video (below) Free Matterport Spaces 3D tour + Free Roses (E5-Version A)
How much is a happy client referral worth? DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsShane (91): I'm with you @GarySnyder Australia is just the same. I've done more freebies than being paid and still they don't see the worth. Wish there was a direct way of measuring views within my matterport account. Something to show that they go something back from their scan. Anyway, glad it's going well in the States.
Calling potential clients suncoastskyview 4 2 yearssuncoastskyview (172): Thank you for your wise advice. I'll be on the phone if you need me!
Badge + FREE Referral Form = Free Months DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1e895e83698f523f124d764769151d8f.png We're on a mission to help Member Succeed Faster! Members of the We Get Around Referral Network can add a We Get Around Referral Network Badge to their website and link it to this FREE Referral Request Form. (We track the lead from your website.) Basic, Standard and Premium Members earn one (1) free month of Membership for each real...
101 Uses: Property Management Companies DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): https://youtu.be/7ioByybOn9s http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/1bc01f6659c7c1777525480dbea1b682.png There are 101 Uses for Matterport. If you feel like you are starting to compete with other Pros in your market for residential real estate agents and brokers, know that there is a big, blue ocean of potential clients (that your competitors are likely not pursuing). And, be patience. New business development is often about planting...
Animated Video BabluN 3 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Video C: I am a Matterport Pro that offers one order / many solutions @BabluN If you like these animated explainer @VideosByAnimamos - they are free with month-to-month Basic (1 video), Standard (2 videos) and Premium (3 videos) Membership in the We Get Around Referral Network. Free includes customizing the videos with your contact info and company logo. If you would like the videos recorded in a language other than USA...
Parade of homes htimsabbub23 8 2 yearsSeventhsunrise (64): Interesting take. The builders I worked with loved it and saw both additional post show online revenue and numerous new contracts based on the scans associating the builders with the parade of homes.
Any one use for signage? JoeMontaleone 3 2 yearsJoeMontaleone (22): @GarySnyder Thanks, Gary! That's good to know. I'll conduct a test after sundown sometime soon, and we'll see what happens. Much appreciated!
Just Starting? Essential Marketing Tool Kit DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @Wyzlo Up to eight (8) of these iPad videos may be used by Basic, Standard and Premium Members of the We Get Around Referral Network. We enable the embedding on our end for Members. Benefits | Compare Plans | Join Thank you for considering joining ... Dan
VirtualSite for AEC | OBJ-->PTS/FBX/3DS/More DanSmigrod 8 2 yearssmcclell (154): Thanks Josh, got it now :)
Is MP better than Google's "See Inside" BrianM 11 2 yearsron0987 (691): @Metroplex360, I think this would be great and just an additional tool for us to use. We can only hope they are trying to work with Google.
Video hosting/presentation ideas VideosByAnimamos 1 2 yearsVideosByAnimamos (13): Hi hope you're all having success with the videos we made for the WGA premium service members. Just wanted to share with everyone a website that I came across in seeking alternatives to youtube and vimeo (we're launching our video services into China - both sites are blocked there) - came across great site called wistia.com. They sell themselves as "video hosting for business". It's great branded presentation option for...
20 Questions: AgentImpress.Me | Real Estate DanSmigrod Jump to first page43Jump to last page 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Kyle, Haha! Thanks SO much for joining us here on the MUG Forum for 20 questions. And, thanks for circling back from time to time to see if MUG Members have questions. Best, Dan PS. I did notice AgentImpress.Me got some great press coverage by Inman Connect ... Congrats :beer: http://www.inman.com/2016/02/05/new-website-builder-agentimpress-deserves-your-attention/
How to Shootout Outside Your Coverage Area DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- Think Big: How to Shootout Outside Your Coverage Area Imagine that you have (a very happy) client that owns or manages communities (apartments, single family homes, town homes) in multiple cities (outside driving distance). What do you do? Just focus on your market? If asked, refer the business to another Pro? It's time to think big. You have a trusted relationship with the client. Why not offer one-stop...
Matterport public models mashup website? yguo 2 2 yearskenangiguere (43): There are a bunch on the Matterport website
Questions for Vendors, from a newbie candy4me 1 2 yearscandy4me (19): Hello All I plan on purchasing a MP camera within the next few weeks to vendor in NYC after some research. I stumbled across this forum after attempts to gain a variety of service providers through matterport (slow, unresponsive!) To help me along, if some of you members could answer some of these questions, it would help me out tons! *How long have you been providing 3D services? *Issues with Camera? Software? (Does it REALLY last 10...
Tip: How to Create a Logo for Under $100 DanSmigrod 8 2 yearsfburch (28): I've read (sorry, can't find the cite) that the changes in society that end up winning are inevitably the most economical ones--for an example, take a look at what happened to the Luddites. We live in an era of unprecedented and accelerating change, and I think that the key to survival is embracing change and adapting to it, taking ownership of our situation and saying, "Now that I find myself in this situation, what am I going to do...
Customer wants tour file for forever use? EricThomas 5 2 yearsdavidpylyp (178): The model is not a model unless they keep paying a hosting fee. I tell customers that the model pricing works out to near $15.00 per month and is billed every 6 months for $90. There is an option the FLATTEN the model into a screen capture [but then it no longer functions] They can BUY that version for an EXTRA $[How Big was it / Time]
Matterport eBlasts to Potential Camera Buyer DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): At 8 pm EST today, Tuesday, 29 March 2016, Matterport sent this marketing eBlast to potential camera buyers ... ----- The real world now has metadata http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/162f0fc4f0b6fd0fc9b324cd8417b469.png We annotate our digital files with oodles of useful data - geotags, comments, analytics, and descriptions designed to make them useful and discoverable. Why not do the same with the real world? With...
Tip: Matterport User Group Forum Weekly DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/d4ae65a5ed6ed26c592961188f116d03.png Tip: Matterport User Group Forum Weekly This is a tip about a tool I use to help promote the Matterport User Group Forum and to stay on top of Matterport news. I use paper.li (free) to create - and curate - the ... Matterport User Group Forum Weekly Think of the Matterport User Group Forum Weekly as an online weekly Paper of tweets that mention...
Free! iPad Video of Your Matterport 3D Tour DanSmigrod 4 2 yearsalx3D (712): Like Dan Said when you sign up you Receive one free Standard iPad video ($25). The standard video is put on youtube and you can link that to your MLS or embed etc. If you need the file we can share that as well. You can see all pricing and options at http://real3destates.com/videos/
Free! Listing Appointment Brochure-Customize DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @pheller just send you a PM. Thank you for being a Member of the We Get Around Referral Network :cool: Dan
Tip: MailChimp for Email Marketing DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): I use mail chimp for mass email and Get Response for scheduled emails.
Essential Launch Marketing Tool Kit for MSPs DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsGlennTremain (994): For those just starting out it, it has you looking and marketing like a pro. Real Estate Agents smell fear :-) This has you looking more established and more confident. You will get deals easier. Your friends and family see the scans and think you did them and will refer you more than if you have one scan and no compelling content.
Tip: WuFoo Forms for Collecting Data DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/600c92072cceef3984086f333e75976e.png If you are using Google Forms, the next step up is WuFoo forms. WuFoo makes it super-easy to create forms and manage data. The form generator (and database) are designed for both non-techs (garden hose) and coders (fire hose). You can also use the forms to collet payment, though we use MoonClerk for recurring monthly revenue and one-time payments. We use...
KoaWare Property Site Platform KoaWare 29 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Here are two more @KoaWare examples we delivered to our client yesterday (17 March 2016). Branded – Custom URL / 2 Years www.403rivercliffpoint.com Un-Branded - Default URL /2 Year www.koaware.com/403-rivercliff-point-marietta-ga-30067/u We included the Single Property Website – powered by KoaWare – in our one price bundle for this client. If you are providing your clients with Matterport links and embed code, you may want...
Connecting with the real estate market? Dennis_N 17 2 yearsfburch (28): I agree with @StevenHattan about persistence; this link has some very interesting statistics that bear him out. I also agree with @PetraSoderling ; find people who believe what you believe and focus on them. This is one of the messages in Simon Sinek's excellent book Start With Why. Research potential customers on LinkedIn, evaluate their web presence; do they resonate with you, do you feel like you're part of the same tribe? If so, you have...
Pros: 3 Questions to Ask Real Estate Agents DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi All, If you agree that ' win more listings' is the sole focus a a real estate agent, begin your meeting with these three questions (and wait for the answer each time): 1. Are you winning 100 percent of your listing presentations? 2. Are your listings as big as you would like? 3. Are you doing as many listings as you would like? If they answer "Yes" to all three questions, stand-up and leave. They are not being honest with...
Book>The Business of Real Estate Photography DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsron0987 (691): These were both good books. Ron
Tip: How to do automatic monthly billing DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsCKC (85): Thanks Dan .
Free! WP3D Models WordPress Plugin (SaaS) DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post ---- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/5ed15dbad84e147930025123a861be8f.png http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/edf5f3ecec4d50bb8bd7acf95b06cb9a.png Free! WP3D Models WordPress Plugin (SaaS) Whether you are just getting started – or a seasoned Pro – WP3D Models is a WordPress plugin "must have" Content Management System (CMS) and Single Property Website solution created by and for Matterport...
Is Competition a Threat or an Opportunity? DanSmigrod 13 2 yearsJamie (1549): Nice. Shame our market is so hot. An advertisement here would be Agent x sold our home $350,000 over asking on the first day, and didn't even take photos It's no wonder it's hard to get agents to spend money, even when they are making tens and hundred of thousands in commission.
Free Marketing Videos-Your Contact Info/Logo DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): For the "I am a Real Estate Agent" video ( Video B), we have two versions: female character (B1) and male character (B2) MUG Forum Member @Conor at Animamos – and his team – have created more than 100 "explainer videos" for We Get Around Referral Network Members. They are in the midst of producing 34 versions of Video D. More About These Custom Marketing Videos Dan Video: "I am a Real Estate...
Matterport Essential Shopping List-17 Items DanSmigrod 8 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Hello – it's me! The never-miss-an-opportunity-to-pitch – up to $15,000 of insurance for the Matterport Camera, Camera Gear and related gear such as laptops are included - free - in the We Get Around Referral Network Premium Member (pre-paid for 12 months). (See Insurance on this Benefits page) Pre-paid Standard Members have an option to pay $99 for this coverage. (We added this insurance coverage by bundling the Professional Photography...
Free Matterport MP 3D Tours for Your Website DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- https://my.matterport.com/models/vNtptZXMm8U Frequent Asked Questions (FAQs) by Matterport Pro 3D Camera Photographers getting started are: 1. "Does any one have some Matterport 3D Tours I can include on my website to help me launch my business?" 2. "I am trying to get business in [category]. Does anyone have an example that I can embed in my website?" I (try to) listen hard to solve...
Trade Show Tips Wanted schmidyuc 8 2 yearsschmidyuc (1): wow, what a great set of guidelines. I do have my flyers that i intend to pass out with the business cards. I will go ahead and edit an MP4 together that has 5-6 videos and put that on a loop. thanks for all the feedback. I thin ki will take the advice of Showcas3D and leave the camera at home. cant reveal the monster
Free 60-Day Trial! AgentImpress.Me Websites DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/36c75207b7cdd54d66378cf63844216e.png Free! 60-Day AgentImpress.Me Trial Websites For Realtors, Brokers & Single Listings. It's Time for a Fresh Look In Modern Real Estate Mareketing AgentImpress.Me is an amazingly simple – yet powerful – cloud-hosted solution for Real Estate Agents and Brokers to create Websites and Single Property Websites (that are also...
Free Blog Post Monthly (Personalize it!) DanSmigrod 6 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @judysmithre The link to the example is ... Free Matterport 3D Tour When You List Your [City] Area Home for Sale with [Agent] The password is ... contentmarketing Since you are already a Standard Member of the We Get Around Referral Network, you can use this blog post - customized with your contact info, 3D Tour, logo, etc. There are other new Member Benefits since you joined – including both marketing tools and services that you...
How does the Dollhouse View get created BDPelton 4 2 yearssuncoastskyview (172): Yes, the dollhouse view and floor-plan are automatically created.
Full Camera or wait for Project Tango BDPelton 7 2 yearsron0987 (691): I agree with Gary and bamir, I have been following Project Tango for a couple of years. When I first bought my Matterport camera, I spoke with their sales team and the thought process at that time was to develop something that could be made and used on a phone, but still produce a end product similar to what they have now. I foresee that coming but even as fast as technology is developing I don't see anything in the near future similar to or...
Inputting a tour into Google street view Dolloff 4 2 yearsWashingtonState360 (37): By the way, to become a GTP (Google Trusted Photographer), doing standard "photo-spheres", you'll need to attend a training and sign an agreement, which binds you NOT to do those at, i.e. museums and some other locations (which is why I didn't become one yet). Yes. They have a special group doing those. Maybe eventually using a Matterport process would void that portion of the terms, but in the interim, traditional pano-spheres are...
Video walkthrough example alex1908 2 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Hi Alex, Welcome to the MUG Forum :cool: To learn more about getting free use of my Matterport 3D Tour examples, please click here. Here are five marketing tools to help you launch your Matterport business. Best, Dan
3D Tour Increases Viewing By 10 Times DanSmigrod 5 2 yearsDoyleRealtor (511): We've been pushing the engagement stats for months, Toursler has some great data on this
Pricing>Bundle Hosting or Charge Separately? DanSmigrod 6 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @Aghachi101 Great question. You might ask support@matterport.com and report back in this thread post ... I could imagine the house not selling. Another agents wants to use the 3D Showcase - or even get a VR version - and you would want/need the original model. As far as I know, if you delete a model from your my.matterport.com account, it's gone. While I can appreciate that the shelf-live of a house-for-sale may be limited, here's why not...
Portal support overview RobinLycka 8 2 yearsBrettMtn (94): @3dscannuk - for sure! helps to make it more mainstream
Valentine's Day Sweet Offers -> MUG Sponsors DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Receive six sweet offers from Matterport User Group Sponsors in the Valentine's Day edition of the Matterport User Group Newsletter on Sunday, 14 February 2016. It's free to join the Matterport User Group Forum and the MUG Forum monthly newsletter is free. So, join the MUG Forum by noon EST Saturday (13 February) so that you receive these special offers that are not publicly posted to the MUG Forum. Happy :heart: Day, Dan
Published Notification Letter to Clients Wonderdawg 7 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): @rpetersn getting really close to buying....
Investing in SEO Dolloff 6 2 yearsDolloff (88): Thank you everyone for the advice! I will certainly try some of these techniques and am very grateful for your advice and expertise! Thank you! Stephanie
Google my business offering 3D Quotes GlennTremain 2 2 yearsJamie (1549): No Different product There are a few gtp on here that can probably point you in the right direction if you wanted to do that as well
Cold calling.... yep.... Dennis_N 11 2 yearsJCHAFE (19): thank God I dont have to cold call. I was doing real estate photography, yard sign installation and measurements for over 6 years for 100's of agents. All I had to do to get started was fire off a sample via email to my contact list that had a 90% open rate, and add a sample to my email signature and watch the inquires come in. Everyone loves it!
Is Matterport working with Google Maps? VTLV 7 2 yearsGarySnyder (1327): @VTLV This is a repeat to what I wrote in the link which Dan has been so kind to include in this section but I'll go over a few of the points to consider as well as add some additional if you're considering shooting for Google. As a former Google Trusted Photographer that is or was the status you needed to achieve to shoot and produce Business View (BV) for Google. the process is very time consuming, that is not the actual photography but the...
Marketing or Advertising childert 7 2 yearsDigitalImageries (43): Cathie have you posted on this site any of the ideas concerning marketing to retirement communities? I am preparing to do a presentation next June for eRetirement community folks and am looking for good marketing stratagies.
Matterport Pros: Free Custom Marketing Video DanSmigrod 25 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @Queen_City_3D Based on your recommendation, we created a new, custom marketing video for Basic, Standard and Premium Members of the We Get Around Referral Network. Members now have a choice of these three marketing videos Details | Join | Order Video (PM me for Password) New (Video C) "I Am a Matterport Pro" Original (Video A) "I Am a Matterport Pro" Original (Video B) "I Am a Matterport...
show or hide pricing? Dennis_N 12 2 yearsWonderdawg (160): People who shop for the lowest prices aren't really the clients one would want to attract. What use to bother me is having a 360 tour competitor automatically advertise "we will beat anyone's quote by 20%". Turns out it hasn't affected my offerings. In the early days I hated losing a $2000.00 quote for $189.00. A wise pastor friend tells me "Go with those who want to go with you and bless the rest."
Thought-Starters-Growing Demand for 3D Tours DanSmigrod Jump to first page45Jump to last page 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @Tosolini love it! Matterport meets Gamers meets 101 uses for Matterport I look forward to reading more about your CES 2016 thoughts here. Best, Dan
Newsletters by MUG Members Promoting MP DanSmigrod 2 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): Great idea, Dan!
Real Estate Pros-Free Custom Marketing Video DanSmigrod 12 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): Promoted Post --- We Get Around Referral Network Real Estate Broker Members ( Basic, Standard or Premium) can order additional customized marketing videos for other agents in their group this video. Order Here Example of a Real Estate Agent Marketing Video
7 Reasons We Don't Recommend Matterport 3D Gerhard 18 2 yearsal9901 (55): @Hubmediacompany @Maria I think that you both have articulated what I wanted to say perfectly. I have stopped using Matterport altogether. Here are my reasons: 1) The price. I have opened up the camera and had a really hard look to find where this other $3000 that my company spent on this technology might be lurking. I can find batterpacks, 3 carmine sensors and a few connectivity components. Even to buy all these parts in retain would not...
Matterport 3rd Party Vendors StevenHattan 5 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): This great. I have a lot to research now.
Hi There! srennick 3 2 yearsCathieRasch (112): Hi Sherry, I'd like to grow our business here to. I am a real estate agent and my husband offers the Matterport scans to other agents
Marketing & MP promotion Ideas for Agents cdpmedia 7 2 yearscdpmedia (43): Guys- Merry Christmas and thank you for taking the time to post. What I see above is very helpful for upselling the realtor more stuff but what I was hoping to see is some examples of actual realty sites that do an excellent job of both showcasing MP tours prominantly and also 'selling' MP tours as a reason to let that realtor get the listing. Sadly, I am unable to see any good inspiration of that, I was hoping they would be plentiful and I...
Crossing a line??? pixelray 12 2 yearsCLE3D (193): Haha, this is a great thread. We are currently working on a good way to contact owners and sellers to educate them about our services and to ask for a scan done of their house from their agent and I will certainly be sending out mailers/emails to the sellers directly. I really think this is a great way for the agents to really see the benefit the tours will bring and how much interest there is.
Interesting YouTube 360º view presentation davidpylyp 8 2 yearsOpenDotTours (4): Saw traffic from this link to my website and thought I'd check it out. I'm a little familiar with MatterPort and did some research into it. The video I did was with a realtor friend and a complete proof-of-concept that I could do it. It's actually a hybrid of my spherical photography using my DSLR mixed with live video using a 6-gopro camera rig and stitched with Autopano Video. I like the Matterport technology but compared to my virtual...
College and Universities Meets Matterport DanSmigrod 7 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): @Cabrahams In any large company - in this case a college - you need to find a cheerleader that wants to solve a big problem: generating revenue are the best problems. Saving time, not so much. Good examples ... 1. How to raise more money ($$$) 2. How to increase enrollment ($$$) 3. How to increase rental income for meeting spaces ($$$) 4. How to increase donations by alumni ($$$) Bad examples ... (no $$$) 5. How to help...
Matterport is now advertising to the public. CarlosFHdz 3 2 yearsCarlosFHdz (541): Absolutely, the big investment of a camera, monthly fee, learning the workshop, for an average realtor is too much. There will be demand for this by the home buyer and seller. Buyers don't want to be lied to with wide angle photos, or trying to stitch together the pictures of the home in their head.
Bridal Event Marketing 3D/VR Pro and Realtor DanSmigrod 5 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): Hmph. Pretty smart, actually. Those brides will never forget that booth...and I don't care how many booths there are!
What Should You Charge For RE Photography? DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (13093): All, What Should You Charge For Real Estate Photography? is tonight's (8 December 2015) Photography For Real Estate blog post by Larry. It's a excellent blog that is relevant to MUG Forum Members. And, this post is particularly relevant. You may want to comment below or or the PFRE blog. Best, Dan
Interactive Digital Signage + Matterport Tosolini 11 2 yearsTosolini (1774): I wanted to share a short video of this interactive experience that integrates Matterport tours sent via text messages to visitors of the lobby. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kSXAApw2KUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kSXAApw2KU While the client liked the idea of exposing virtual tours, they had security concerns by letting anybody walk away with such a detailed view of the interiors of this secure facility. Therefore they asked me to...
Suggested Wordpress Theme? HortonTeam 5 2 yearsRenderingSpace (604): We build Single Property Websites for photographers all over the country. We're in the process of developing several different style options to showcase the different media components of a listing. Here's some examples: www.SchaefferEstate.com www.7318Olin.com www.2372Baldwin.com www.ScottDrive.com I also do custom Wordpress Websites for businesses.
My Business Plan StevenHattan 6 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): Hi- Thanks. I'm familiar w EXP Realty. In fact, I interviewed the owner. :-) Steve
Link to Museums Fernando 7 2 yearsfranmts (175): Ah, true @Invelop. I did an art exhibition as well. Very nice your model, helped me sell to this artist. Do you have a build (executable) of the art gallery you could share, or a produced video? Joarez Filho Vernissage: http://iteleport.com.br/tour3d/vernissage-joarez-filho/
standard documents - contract sebastien 2 2 yearstradetickers (10): http://improvephotography.com/8196/photography-contracts/
Going up against a "3D Tour Provider" Gerhard 8 2 yearsGlenda (220): But can Google StreetView (or any other 360 tour) do this? http://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/68b5a7914a5bd4377c5ad774cba22925.jpg Hint: this is the "sizzle" ;)
Usage of Matterport Stats immersiveprop 4 2 yearsDoyleRealtor (511): http://www.10kresearch.com/products/infosparks-market/
Scans that are permanently on the cloud? Dennis_N 3 2 yearsDennis_N (88): Thanks for the suggestion. I'll give that a try.
Direct to Seller Marketing Idea. smcclell 12 2 yearssmcclell (154): Hi Cathie, Yes, the latter of your examples was where I was heading. Suggesting different agents is not a practice I would want to do when they have someone already. I would just want to promote the services. It's good to know then that as an agent you would be OK the seller speaking with you about it once they found out about the service. The association and that they email blast for you is a great tip!
Aerial Footage Invelop 30 2 yearstradetickers (10): They just want money. F the FAA. Who cares what the government wants to regulate. Their regulation only hurts the economy. Anything that deliberately hurts the economy is an enemy of the people. It's just another way to steal more money from a supposed free people. It's us against them, as there is no representation. We need another tea party. http://www.freedomworks.org/content/hidden-cost-regulation
Digital furnishing & renovation UnrealerAleksi 16 2 yearschdsi80 (1): Correct. And that is the point. There is no Affordable user-friendly, high-precision solution out there at the moment. Handheld devices (Laser & IR) are painfully slow, yet cheap. the big ones are a combination of slow and/or expensive. Can someone invent something awesome, please? :D:D:D:cool::cool:
Virtual tours for un-built spaces OpenHome 8 2 yearsVertexVR (7): We use Unity to create interactive 3D visualisations, for example here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM5SREepELM or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNB7IbDkhjc This is also ready for the Oculus Rift. If anyone is interested, please contact me.
Working for Free and Wholesale davidpylyp 3 2 yearstradetickers (10): never work for free
David Pylyp Matterport Toronto on CTV News davidpylyp 12 2 yearsAltitudeCinematic (7): Ha very cool. great job!
Matterport Powerpoint Sales Decks? Cabrahams 4 2 yearsCabrahams (61): Thanks for sharing.
Builders Scan Maxx90 14 2 yearsMaxx90 (7): Just wanted to thank everyone that shared their scans! My meeting with the builder went great due to those. This matches up so well with my aerial business.
Testimonials: Real Estate Agent + Matterport DanSmigrod 11 2 yearsStevenHattan (1510): Here is a testimonial I received today. "Hello Steve ... my client is beyond happy! We have the tour on the MLS and I forwarded the link to everyone in my database. My client said he would be happy to have you do his legal work at closing ... I'll let you know when that day comes! I have another house in Manhattan ... interested? It's a big Victorian on three acres. mls# 09010845 13545 W Haley Rd MANHATTAN $579,500"
Placester Websites itiannuc 1 2 yearsitiannuc (1): Does anyone have experience embedding these tours in placester real estate sites? I'm having a difficult time getting the HTML to reflect. Just want to make sure it can be done.
Agents Claiming These Can't "sell" a home. tydowning Jump to first page43Jump to last page 2 yearsDoyleRealtor (511): Our team was up against 2 other agents for a listing which we secured on Monday. The sellers stated they decided to work with us because of our cutting edge technology which of course included digital showings.
Website Material StevenHattan 2 2 yearstxgreg66 (49): I'm always willing to share my clients listing! http://bit.ly/4605EParker3D It was one of my first projects and there are some areas in the dollhouse view that can be improved. My clients love this 3D model. When we have a potential buyer wanting to have a showing the sellers insist they review the 3D model with their agent and if they truly have an interest then the house is prepared for a showing. This has cut down the stress on my...
Business Outside US Faga 4 2 yearsDoyleRealtor (511): I agree with the statements above and would add that a professional digital camera is reasonably affordable as well and yet all of the wedding & property photographers do just fine. Promotion of the technology in general is good for everyone involved regardless of what provider or solution being used.
Listing Presentation PowerPoint-Googleslides SummerMayhugh 5 3 yearsDoyleRealtor (511): Clients need to experience it hands on, I send links in advance and show them in person on iPad. Its much more intuitive
Realtors, MLS, Realtor.com Exposure MBell 7 3 yearsjessetutt (67): Hi @alx3D. I'd love to. Here is an example of a link that has two models (condo on the fifth floor and a garage/storage area in the basement they wanted to feature): http://ow.ly/JXOvb And here is an example of a home that has both a video and a showcase: http://ow.ly/JXOIs No I am not an agent. I offer 3D modelling/showcase creation services, floor plans, and online marketing. Have an amazing day! JT
New company vs. division of existing company BrettMtn 3 3 yearsJohnBecker (385): I can't see any need to split it off as a separate business, unless you have separate expenses or liabilities. Or if you employ someone to do the scans for you, whether as an employee or collaborator.
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