Tourbuzz Product Announcements - August 2018

Jenn Delgardio
Jenn Delgardio - August 08, 2018

Over the last couple of years, we've made several updates, added new features, and greatly improved some of the awesome features we already had! Check out the full list below.

NEW

  • Tour Features
    • We now provide the option to import your images/videos directly from Dropbox
    • HTML5 designs now support a new “Property Status” to highlight “Coming Soon”, “For Sale”, “Under Contract”, or “Sold”
    • HTML5 designs support Open House Banners -- set the start & stop time and we automatically show a banner until the open house ends
    • Property Details: Property Type/Price/Beds/Baths/Sqft/LotSize/Year Built
    • Easily add high-level details about the property to tours and flyers
    • Details are shown alongside beautiful new icon presentation
    • HTML5 tours now support expanded agent information: multiple phone numbers, Agent License Number, and Designations
  • New Designs
    • Zephyr is our flagship HTML5 timeline-style design, and is a much-improved replacement for our popular International, Sleek, and Simplicity 2 designs.
    • We now have a huge array of customizable Single-Property-Website style designs:
      • Crisp - Single Property Website
      • Sidebar-  Single Property Website
      • Silk -  Single Property Website
      • Vignette - Video Centric Single Property Website
  • Flyers - 4 flyer designs
    • 2 Templates with multiple color selectors
    • 2 Templates with single color selector
  • Business Solutions
    • Delivery Manager
      • Reworked entire process for delivering images to clients to consolidate and simplify the process, allowing multiple things to be handled at the same time (invoicing, payment collection, choice of delivery method, etc.)
    • Payment Collection upgrades
      • Deliver a tour in “Payment Required” with the final price and we’ll require customer to pay before accessing downloads 
      • Collect-on-delivery allows you to quickly charge a customers’ card on file at delivery time
      • Integrated into new Delivery Manager to allow easy editing of “Payment Required” parameters, re-sending of emails, and more
    • Billables
      • Easily track what you owe photographers for each job
      • Reporting for paying out each photographer with full audit trail
    • Room Classifier
      • Over 50% photographers hand-label every image name but with our new Artificial Intelligence system, it automatically names your images for you!
    • Business Reporting Dashboard providing insight into your customers and business
  • FAA Airspace Advisory Map [ask support to activate]
  • Single-Sign On support allows companies with their own customer-facing systems to seamlessly integrate with Tourbuzz without having to log in twice
  • Leverage our API to connect your infrastructure to ours to save time, reduce errors, and streamline operations. Supports customer management and tour creation. Importing of images is coming soon!

IMPROVED

  • Tour Features
    • We have enhanced the number of design options, color choices, customizations, and font choices across our entire library of HTML5 designs. Check them out here!
    • HTML5 designs now have first-class support for 3D tours for Matterport, RealVision, iguide
    • HD Video
      • Unlike YouTube and Vimeo, we automatically start at 1080p HD quality
      • We have best-in-class video streaming that works from mobile to desktop and adjusts automatically to user’s bandwidth
      • No need to upload to another site and configure an embed; simply upload to Tourbuzz and it just works
      • Automatically toggles between branded & unbranded video
      • Supports multiple videos
    • Larger image sizes now supported automatically
      • We now present up to 2600x1733 in our tours; the previous max was 1500x1000 -- a 3x improvement in resolution!
      • Amazing, crisp display on retina/high-resolution displays
    • Updated and Expanded Music Library
      • 30 new tracks in a variety of genres
      • All compatible with YouTube when used with our export-to-video feature
    • Realtor.com upgrades
      • realtor.com posting is now free! Great branded exposure for your agents
      • Any tour with an MLS number is now automatically published to Realtor.com
    • Never Visible / Gallery Only labeling improvements
      • We’ve made it easier to see which images have been categorized to Gallery Only or Never Visible
      • Available in tour editor and client panel
    • SSL
      • All tours are now served on https/SSL at no charge, no setup required.
      • All tours now embeddable in other sites with no issues
      • Improved stats information due to better tracking of referring sites
  • Business Solutions
    • Multiple order forms
      • Create multiple forms for different purposes
      • Collect Credit cards at order time
  • Tourbuzz App update
    • We’ve cleaned up the overall look of the application to be more consistent and modern.