Stepping inside a building; seeing, exploring, feeling…without ever leaving the computer chair? It sounds like the fever dream of a mad man, but it is very much reality…virtual reality to be exact, and it’s what we, at hi-impact, strive to achieve when producing our 3D Tours for our clients.
Despite how new and daunting they may seem, the art of interactive visual medium has been a well-established and widely used promotional technique since the dawn of social media; engaging users in fresh, entertaining, and innovative ways for years.
What hi-impact’s 3D Virtual Tours do is hand an element of control and ownership back to the user; encouraging interactivity and allowing them to traverse through new lands and buildings as they please. It is through this level of exploration that they are able to garner more of a familiarity with areas and organisations than any image or map could ever grant them.
More importantly, in direct correlation to this is the increased level of retention websites will benefit from through the use of visual interactivity; as users feel compelled to continue looking at the screen. In fact, statistics suggest that the viewing time for virtual tours can be up to ten times longer than that of a normal blog or post.
Enhanced Online Presence
It was discovered in a recent study that virtual tour posts gained up to 40% more clicks than the average, non-virtual post. This strongly suggests that user interest in regards to experiencing virtual reality is overwhelmingly positive, and that they will naturally gravitate towards websites which have them.
Additionally, separate research carried out as recently as 2018 found that 44% of business searches are driven by mapping applications, such as Google Maps. Meaning that if a business, organisation or place of interest is mapped, then 3D Virtual Tours of said locations would grant even further opportunity to establish a strong online presence.
You can check out our portfolio of 3D tours by clicking here.
If you’re interested in having a 3D Virtual Tour created, please contact us at
The new Instagram algorithm doesn’t care how many likes you have or even how many people are commenting. It’s all about how many people are clicking those precious save and share buttons. So what content can you or your business create that will make people want to save or share? Think about what information your business could offer that would help your audience and create content for it! If the content is useful, people are more likely to save it for future use or share it with their followers on their stories.
There is still so much stigma around talking about mental health and we strongly believe it’s important to break down those barriers. Now is the time to be using social media for good, accepting that we’re all human and looking at the people both inside and outside of the workplace.
We can easily forget to keep up with the online marketing we’ve been doing when the world was stuck behind a screen but here are some tips and tricks that can help you keep your audience engaged online.
Each year, at Autism Together, we look forward to April 2nd and World Autism Awareness Day; dedicating the entire month to raising awareness of autism, while fundraising and highlighting the work we do at Autism Together.
Your school website affects the overall image and reputation of your school, so it should always be of the best possible standard! We’re here to tell you how you can ensure that is the case!
As a woman who’s passionate about business and careers, International Women’s Day is one of my favourite days of the year! It’s time to learn more about the women who make it so special…
In a time where so many businesses are so heavily reliant on online presence, it’s important to be able to effectively use your smartphone camera to your advantage. Creating high-quality images and online marketing material with your smartphone is now not only strategically effective, but a very viable alternative!
On 28th January, hi-impact consultancy ltd was recognised by the Liverpool City Region as an LCR Tech Climber for 2021. Launched by LCR Activate and in association with Paraetura Adventures, the LCR Tech Climber Award celebrates tech innovative businesses across Merseyside which specialise in the provision of unique solutions to disruptive issues in their target sectors.