Archive | December, 2011

Choose the default landing page

PreviewFirst virtual tours are all about keeping the viewers attention and getting people to contact you. So, the default landing page is the HD Motion Picture Player, because that’s what most poeple think of when they think “Virtual Tour”.  However, we think you should which it to the introduction page, to promote the property, and […]

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HDR Processing Vs. Human Processing

PHOTO COMPARISON HERE – The first images in each comparison is the HDR Image, and the second is the human image. By now, you’ve certainly heard the buzzword, HDR.  It means High Dynamic Range and it refers to the range of light that a camera processor has to balance, in order to deliver a good […]

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Update property details on Virtual Tour

You can add or edit property information by logging into your PreviewFirst.com account.  Once logged in, select “Manage Tours,” then to the right of the property address, click on “Manage”. On the next screen choose “Modify Tour”.  Towards the top of this page select the tab “Property Description”.  Here, you can enter or edit the […]

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Once completed, can I add, rearrange or delete photos from the Virtual Tour?

Yes, you can add/rearrange or delete the photos in your virtual tour anytime.  To edit your virtual tour, please log into your PreviewFirst.com account and select “Manage Tours” and then again on “Manage” to the right of the property address you would like to edit.  Here, on the left is an option to “Modify Tour”.  There […]

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Want to change the music on your Virtual Tour?

PreviewFirst lets you choose the music selection for Virtual Tours. Log into your PreviewFirst.com account Select “Manage Tours” Click “Manage” to the right of the property address you would like to edit. Click “Modify Tour”. Click on “Update Photos”. Near the bottom of the screen is a drop down menu for which you can select […]

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How do I upload my virtual tour to the MLS?

Adding your virtual tour to the MLS is easy. Really, it is! But like most things, it’s easier the second time you do it. Most MLS services require the agent to login to their MLS website and add the virtual tour to the listing. Be sure to use the MLS version provided.  When adding the […]

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Copyright Protected?

If someone tells you they can’t print or publish the photos we’ve provided to you because of the copyright, show them your copyright license.  The following is posted publicly on our website within the terms and conditions and FAQ’s. Copyrights Granted with conditions: Any photography ordered from and provided by PreviewFirst includes the right of […]

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Embed The Motion Picture

Did you know you can embed the motion picture player into any web page?  It’s true, and PreviewFirst makes it super easy, too.  An example of how it plays is right here. How do you access the embed code for your virtual tours? Login to your PreviewFirst account http://previewfirst.com/login Click “Manage Tours” Click “Manage” next […]

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The New Way of Doing Virtual Tours

When PreviewFirst started the whole “turn your photos into video” revolution, the approach was unique and novel, and people loved it. It was late 2004, and virtual tours were still those 360° stomach turning, computer crashers. The concept of turning photos into video was a welcome change, and internet video was just beginning to gain […]

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