If you're thinking that a 360-degree panoramic view of your showroom or design center—accessible from potential customers' desktops—could spur them to make the trek to your location, then you're in luck. A relatively new feature from Google's Google Maps platform lets users do exactly that, opening up a new interface for small business owners to virtually interact with clients and drum up foot traffic, Fast Companyreports.
The system has been up and running for a while, Google says, but it recently made the platform easier to use by labeling businesses on its maps that have panoramic interior views with an orange dot. Want to hire a Google-vetted photographer to put your space on the map? Here's how.